The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies

The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies (2002)


  • Genre: Action, Documentary
  • Release Date: 2002-06-01
  • User Rating: 5.3/10 from 3 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Director: Keith R. Clarke
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Summary

Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, this in-depth documentary offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the history of the martial arts film -- from the genre's rebellious beginnings to high-flying modern epics. Jackson takes you through the best moments of 100 movies, including Charlie's Angels and Oscar winner Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Interviews with martial arts film veterans Sammo Hung, John Woo and Ang Lee round out the video.

The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies Trailer

  • Samuel L. Jackson

    as Himself - Narrator
  • Jackie Chan

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • Sammo Hung

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • Bruce Lee

    as Himself - Interviewee (archive footage)
  • Bruce Willis

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • Tom Cruise

    as Himself
  • Steven Seagal

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • Gordon Liu Chia-Hui

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • Liu Chia-Liang

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • John Woo

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • Mang Hoi

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • Corey Yuen

    as Himself - Interviewee
  • Wesley Snipes

    as Himself - Interviewee
Directing Keith R. Clarke Director

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