The Best Asian Action Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen

Asian action films that have flown under the Western radar and/or are simply hard to find. Or both. And are high on my list of hidden gems/favorites.
Please note that this list includes pure thrillers!

  • The Miracle Fighters
  • Mirage
  • Killer's Nocturne
  • Flaming Brothers
  • On the Run
  • A Terra-Cotta Warrior
  • License to Steal
  • Magic Cop
  • Kickboxer's Tears
  • Rock N' Roll Cop
  • Burning Paradise
  • Furious Slaughter
  • Arahan
  • Out Live
  • ESPY
  • The Master
  • The Buddha Assassinator
  • Cho Lon
  • Pedicab Driver
  • The Loot
  • The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake
  • Saviour of the Soul
  • LoveDeath
  • The Sword of Alexander
  • And Now You're Dead
  • Hero
  • In the Line of Duty 5: Middle Man
  • In the Line of Duty 6: Forbidden Arsenal
  • In the Line of Duty 7: Sea Wolves
  • Shinjuku Incident
  • Guards of Shaolin
  • Downtown Torpedoes
  • People's Hero
  • Born to Fight 3
  • Raging Phoenix
  • BKO: Bangkok Knockout
  • Magic Crystal
  • Yellow Dragon