The fight scene has been around as long as movies themselves. With a lot of fun along the way, we’re here to run through our Top 10 list of the greatest movie fights of them all.

The fight scene is one of the classic tropes of action movies. Combining writing, direction, choreography, cinematography, acting performance and more, the best movie fights stay long in the memory and inspire copycats and parody alike. We count down our collated list of the greatest movie fights on the video below.


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About the episode

The full All The Right Movies crew feature on the episode and, in combining all of our individual list, we come up with a final, definitive, ATRM list. The movie fights list covers all eras and genres to include all maner of classic directors, actors and movies. Bruce Lee, Steven Spielberg, Marvel, Asian cinema, Hollywood and so much more all feature in our rundown. And, all brought to you with the typical ATRM big opinions and laughs, you really should check out our list.

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The Top 50

The video counts down the official Top 10 Greatest Movie Fights and along the way drops the other movies that made up our 50. You can find the full 50 listing below:

1. The Argonauts vs. The Living Skeletons in Jason and The Argonauts (1963)
2. Ripley vs. The Alien Queen in Aliens (1986)
3. Dae Su vs. The Prison Guards in Oldboy (2003)
4. The Jedi vs. Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (1999)
5. Yu Shu Lien vs. Jen Yu in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
6. Nada vs. Frank in They Live (1988)
7. Indiana Jones vs. The Mechanic in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
8. Lee vs. Han in Enter The Dragon (1973)
9. The Bride vs. The Crazy 88 in Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)
10. Neo vs. Agent Smith in The Matrix (1999)



11. The Kitchen Fight in The Raid 2 (2014)
12. Luke Skywalker vs. Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
13. Maximus vs. Tigris the Gaul in Gladiator (2000)
14. Rocky vs Apollo Creed in Rocky (1976)
15. The Nightclub Sequence in John Wick (2014)
16. Robin Hood vs. Guy of Gisborne in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
17. Jason Bourne vs. The Assassin in The Bourne Identity (2001)
18. The Final Fight in The Raid: Redemption (2011)
19. The Bathroom Fight in Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
20. Jake La Motta vs. Sugar Ray Robinson in Raging Bull (1980)
21. The Staircase Fight in Atomic Blonde (2018)
22. Superman vs. General Zod in Superman II (1980)
23. Riggs vs. Joshua in Lethal Weapon (1987)
24. The Laddder Fight in First Strike (1996)
25. The Duel in Seven Samurai (1954)
26. Martin vs. Felix in Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
27. Mellish vs. Th German Soldier in Saving Private Ryan (1998)
28. The Butcher House Scene in The Night Comes For Us (2018)
29. Westley vs. Inigo Montoya in The Princesss Bride (1987)
30. James Bond vs. Red Grant in From Russia With Love (1963)



31. James Bond vs. The Parkour Bomber in Casino Royale (2006)
32. Ash vs. His Hand in Evil Dead 2 (1987)
33. Aragorn vs Lurtz in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
34. The Daywalker Bloodbath in Blade (1998)
35. The News Team Fight in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
36. The Sauna Fight in Eastern Promises (2007)
37. Cliff Booth vs. The Manson Family in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019)
38. The Elevator Fight in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
39. Captain Ameica vs. Iron Man in Captain Americal: Civil War (2016)
40. The Church Fight in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
41. The Gun Fight in Equilibrium (2002)
42. The Final Fight in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)
43. One Punch Mickey vs. Horace Goodnight in Snatch (2001)
44. Maggie vs. Bille The Blue Bear in Million Dollar Baby (2005)
45. Dutch vs. The Predator in Predator (1987)
46. The Bar Room Brawl in Dodge City (1939)
47. King Arthur vs. The Black Knight in Monty Python’s The Holy Grail (1975)
48.Mark vs. Daniel in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
49. James Bond vs. Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
50. Rob Roy vs. Cunningham in Rob Roy (1995)