Bar Fight from Road House (1989)

Plot: The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like much, but the Ph.D.-educated bouncer proves heR...
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Nunchuck Scene from Legend Of The Fist

When people talk about Donnie Yen’s best movies I’m always surprised that Legend of the Fist doesn’t get more love; it’s certainly one of my favourites as it’s beautifully shot, has a great story a...
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Ripley vs. The Alien Queen (1986)

Today marks the 30th anniversary of James Cameron’s classic Aliens starring Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton and Michael Biehn. It’s one of the most quotable movies ever made and for me at least it’s the best of ...
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Casino Fight from Wild Card (2015)

Although not a classic film I still have a soft spot for Wild Card and any movie which has Jason Statham kicking asses is always worth watching. Plot: Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional ...
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Hard to Kill: Store Fight Scene (1990)

Hard to Kill remains one of Seagal’s best movies; his character is called Mason Storm for crying out loud! I always loved this scene where he is forced to demonstrate how badass he is. Mason Storm (Seagal) stops by a conv...
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Blood and Bone Prison Fight (2009)

After the sad news of Kimbo Slice passing away last night I thought I would pay tribute by posting this fight scene from Ben Ramsey’s Blood and Bone starring Michael Jai White. Kimbo brought real menace to the screen and ...
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Warehouse Fight from Chocolate (2008)

Jeeja Yanin is one of the best martial arts stars in movies and Chocolate remains a classic of the genre. I can’t wait to see what she does in Never Back Down 3 and I hope it’s more than just a cameo. It’s hard to cho...
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Benny the Jet vs Jackie Chan: Wheels On Meals

This really should be a template for how to do a fight scene; genuine talent, amazing choreography and you can actually see what’s going on. It’s widely regarded as one of (if not the) greatest fight scenes of all t...
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JCVD vs. Mickey Rourke: Double Team

Double Team is one of Jean-Claude Van Damme’s lamer films but it didn’t prevent me from thoroughly enjoying it in the cinema when it was first released and I still watch it every so often. The highlight of course was Mickey...
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Kelly Hu vs. Scott Adkins: The Tournament

The Tournament is an underrated gem from 2009 which a cast that includes Scott Adkins, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu and Ving Rhames. Plot: Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale betwe...
by Eoin Friel