Mixed Martial Arts has been on the rise since the start of the 21st century. UFC under Dana White has become a household name in almost every country around the world. ‘Martial arts’ as the name suggests is a form of art which many are now learning to appreciate it for what it is, art. It can be brutal and violent at times, but at the same time inspiring and creative. With the growing interest in the sport, there have been a number of films which has been subjected to it.
Movies are entertaining but so is martial arts. And when a film can combine the two and make it work, it is always a fun fest. Below are a list of the best MMA films. The list is not subjected to the sport or competition (MMA) alone. It also includes films that contain Martial Art sequences, or any form of ‘MMA ass kicking’. With that said, here’s the list of top MMA movies ever. You can also watch some of these best MMA movies on Netflix or Hulu or Amazon Prime. These fighting movies will be loved by UFC fans.
10. The Philly Kid (2002)
2012 film that follows a former NCAA champion wrestler, paroled after ten years in prison, who agrees to a series of cage fights to save his friend’s life from the loan sharks. Wes Chatham as the protagonist delivers a decent performance, especially when he is put inside the cage. The film suffers from cliché problems and lacks a depth that hampers the entire story as a whole. Decent acting performances as well as the believable fight scenes are what works well for the film. The film score composed by Ian Honeyman is another positive aspect to the film.
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9. Blood & Bones (2009)