To act as a prologue to coming pieces on the various spectacular forms of fighting in the world of action cinema, we have gathered together a small number of the best knife fights from YouTube, to represent the underground attraction to knife fighting, before we present the heroes of the screen doing it on a much bigger scale.

From short 1 minute clips to fuller scenes, here are 5 fun knife fights to get you in the mood for the main event coming soon. From the following clips, you can expect terrible acting, awful sound effects and rubber knives. But the fighting skills are nothing short of awesome, so enjoy these few clips and watch out for something far greater coming soon.