Hollywood Movies Starring Iko Uwais

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1. Man of Tai Chi (2013)
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Two years after the release of The Raid, Iko immediately got his first Hollywood film entitled Man of Tai Chi. Interestingly, this film was directed by a well-known Hollywood actor, namely Keanu Reeves. Man of Tai Chi is about a young martial artist who enters the world of underground fighting for money.

In this film, Iko plays a fighter from Indonesia named Gilang Sanjaya. Iko underwent a fight scene with the main actor in this film, namely Tiger Chen. Although he doesn’t appear much in Man of Tai Chi, Iko steals the show by showing off his martial arts skills against Tiger.

2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
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Some of you will agree that Star Wars is one of the biggest film franchises that still exists today. After appearing in Man of Tai Chi, Iko managed to create a stir in Indonesia because of his involvement in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Iko appeared in the film along with two other Indonesian actors, namely Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman.

Iko, Yayan, and Cecep had minor roles in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and made a very short appearance in the film. Even in his brief scenes, Iko has almost no dialogue and doesn’t show any martial arts skills at all. On the other hand, Yayan gets more dialogue in an alien language in his appearance scene.

3. Beyond Skyline (2017)
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Iko only landed minor roles in Man of Tai Chi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The actor finally appeared more in his third Hollywood film, entitled Beyond Skyline. For information, Beyond Skyline is Liam O’Donnell’s debut film as a director. This film turned out to be a sequel to Skyline (2010).

Beyond Skyline is a science fiction film. However, Iko pretty much displays his self-defense abilities against alien attacks in this film. Iko plays Sua, a leader of the underground human resistance. Besides Iko, Beyond Skyline also stars another Indonesian actor, namely Yayan Ruhian.

4. Mile 22 (2018)
The more he came here, Iko managed to make Hollywood more focused on him. Five years after debuting in Hollywood, Iko finally got the main villain role in the film Mile 22. Unmitigated, Iko competed acting with well-known Hollywood actor, Mark Wahlberg, in this film directed by Peter Berg.

Mile 22 tells the story of a group of CIA members who are assigned to guard assets that are being hunted by the government. Iko plays Li Noor, an asset escorted by the CIA in this film. Not only showing off his martial arts skills, Iko also shows off his acting qualities at Mile 22. Iko has also been seen speaking Indonesian several times in this film, you know.