The 5 Best Martial Arts Ninja Movies
There are very few things you wouldn’t find enjoyable in martial arts Ninja movie. The excitement, thrill and dynamism displayed in these awesome movies are breathtaking. Fight scenes included in these movies are capable of keeping us on the edge until the end. Apart from the awesome fights, most of the ninja movies are rich in spiritual lines and quotes which are so catchy. Below is a list of our top 5 best martial art ninja movies you should watch now.
1. Ninja in the Dragon’s Den
This is a breathtaking Hong Kong martial arts movie that tells an interesting story about two rival warriors (a Japanese and a Chinese warrior) who had to work together by-force upon the murder of their master. This was written, directed and choreographed by Corey Yuen. Interestingly, this was his debut work as a director.
2. Ninja Assassin
Screened in 2009, Ninja Assassin is an American German movie that gained a huge popularity. It was directed by James McTeigue and the story was written by Matthew Sand. J. Michael Straczynski did the screen play. Rain, the South Korean pop musician, stars as the assassin who wants the revenge from his former master (legendary Sho Kosugi). Apart from containing non stop action, Ninja Assassin explores sensitive social issues such as corrupted politics and violence.
3. Revenge of the Ninja
This is another master class performance by Sho Kosugi as a Ninja. Many people consider this movie to be a part of the Ninja trilogy that started with Enter the Ninja. However, the stories of these movies are not directly related to each other. Final battle of this movie displays an amazing fight between good vs. evil.
Categorized as a martial arts/action/thriller movie, Ninja was directed by Isaac Florentine. Scott Adkins, Tsuyoshi Ihara and Mika Hijii showcases his awesome martial arts skills. Ninja has an interesting story ; in which Casey Bowman (an American martial artist) travels to NYC as per the instructions of his sensei to protect a set of weapons of the Last Kōga ninja.
5. Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (Ninja II)
Yet another masterpiece directed by Isaac Florentine. This is considered to be the second movie of the Ninja trilogy. Scott Adkins plays the role of the main character with the help of Kane Kosugi, Mika Hijii and Shun Sugata. The movie was shot in Thailand (Bangkok) and released in 2013.
These five movies are good enough to convert any movie lover into a Ninja-Movie-enthusiast, thanks to the plot, amazing fights and superb acting.