Questions tagged [martial-arts]

For questions on the use of the various martial arts in Science Fiction or Fantasy. (e.g, karate, taekwondoe)

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Martial arts movie about students at a high school(?) [closed]

If I remember correctly the movie was sometime between 1995-2005. I don't remember it being in English but was subtitled. The main language may have been Japanese. For some reason, I think the title ...
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Fantasy Kung Fu/Karate movie with combating Dojos

Trying to find a fantasy karate/kung-fu movie I only saw a scene from and it had a older Asian lady with white braided hair that went to the ground and her and I think two or three other older people ...
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Did any DC hero (in particular Batman) ever learn any alien martial arts?

In one Teen Titans episode, Starfire's sister, Blackfire, is comically shown throwing Robin while teaching him some techniques from a strange alien fighting system. The only alien martial art very ...
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Help identifying a martial arts movie with supernatural elements

I am trying to recall a martial arts movie, likely chinese/Hong Kong but not 100% sure. I think I ran into it because of a small interest in Master of the Flying Guillotine and wanted more over-the-...
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Manga about a guy and a female alien fighting other aliens that are based on types of gems

I remember reading this manga like 2 to 4 years ago. It was like the princess of the aliens (who is a diamond) somehow destroyed their planet. I don’t really remember how, but they come to Earth and ...
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What are Karate Kid's abilities and are they similar to Deadpool's?

Does anyone know any more details about Karate kid from DC? I posted this pic of him fighting Marvel's Deadpool and noticed there are similarities in that both heroes have some hidden abilities. I ...
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Examples in Doctor Who of the Doctor acquiring or losing abilities with different regenerations?

I remember Jon Pertwee's third Doctor was portrayed as a martial arts expert - a skill I don't remember any other Doctor displaying. Are there other examples of skills or abilities that seem to have ...
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Which martial arts styles has Batman been said to use?

When I saw The Dark Knight Rises, I was perplexed by the fighting style Batman uses against Bane - specifically, his reliance upon elbow strikes. I did some research ...
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What kind of martial art did Miles O'Brien get this move from?

In season 4, episode 9 (Hard Time), Miles O'Brien gets annoyed with Quark's slow service and grabs hold of his hand into some sort of joint lock. What martial art did it originate from? Did the actor ...