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Asian Representation with a Tornado Kick Twist

A selection of martial arts and ninja films mentioned on Backstory podcast, episode 7 of season 2.

Ever wonder about the origins of the ninja or what it was like growing up in a video rental store in small town Ontario? Listen to the episode here, hosted by Aram Collier with guest Grayson Lee. Follow Grayson on Instagram @grime_ninja.

Grayson's top martial arts films

Once Upon a Time in High School
Arahan
Kung Fu Hustle
Shaolin Soccer
The God of Cookery

Aram's top martial arts films

The Blade
The Legend of Fong Sai-yuk
Drunken Master II
Once Upon a Time in China
Crippled Avengers

Grayson's top ninja films

Lady Snowblood
Sword of the Stranger
Ninja Scroll

Block or Report
  • The Green Hornet
  • Police Story
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • The Flying Guillotine
  • Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie
  • Ninja Assassin
  • Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins
  • 3 Ninjas
  • Surf Ninjas
  • Beverly Hills Ninja
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Once Upon a Time in High School
  • Arahan
  • Kung Fu Hustle
  • Shaolin Soccer
  • The God of Cookery
  • The Blade
  • The One-Armed Swordsman
  • The Legend Of Fong Sai Yuk
  • The Legend of Drunken Master
  • Once Upon a Time in China II
  • Crippled Avengers
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
  • Lady Snowblood
  • Sword of the Stranger
  • Ninja Scroll