My favourite Chinese Language movies

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1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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93 Metascore

A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 230,368 | Gross: $128.08M

2. Infernal Affairs (2002)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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75 Metascore

A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.

Directors: Wai-Keung Lau, Alan Mak | Stars: Andy Lau, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Eric Tsang

Votes: 102,383 | Gross: $0.17M

3. Mou gaan dou II (2003)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.

Directors: Wai-Keung Lau, Alan Mak | Stars: Edison Chen, Shawn Yue, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Francis Ng

Votes: 14,555

4. Mou gaan dou III: Jung gik mou gaan (2003)

Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Months after the events of the original film, Ming suspects a police superintendent as being a new mole for the triads, while years earlier, Yan embarks on his first mission.

Directors: Wai-Keung Lau, Alan Mak | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Andy Lau, Leon Lai, Daoming Chen

Votes: 10,687

5. Shaolin Soccer (2001)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

7.3
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68 Metascore

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Stephen Chow, Wei Zhao, Yat-Fei Wong, Man-Tat Ng

Votes: 63,193 | Gross: $0.49M

6. Tang shan da di zhen (2010)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama

7.6
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The epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Daoming Chen, Chen Li, Yi Lu, Fan Xu

Votes: 7,780 | Gross: $0.06M

7. Jiao zi (2004)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Horror

6.8
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In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian recipe prepared with a mysterious ingredient that she brings directly from China. ... See full summary »

Director: Fruit Chan | Stars: Pauline Lau, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Bai Ling, Meme Tian

Votes: 7,698

8. Red Cliff (2008)

R | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.).

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 39,587 | Gross: $0.63M

9. Chi bi: Jue zhan tian xia (2009)

142 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu, who have become allied forces, against all ... See full summary »

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 20,588 | Gross: $0.63M

10. Sai yau gei: Yut gwong bou haap (1995)

87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Lau | Stars: Stephen Chow, Man-Tat Ng, Kar-Ying Law, Kit Ying Lam

Votes: 4,648

11. Sai yau gei: Sin leui kei yun (1995)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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The convoluted continuation of the adventures of the time-traveling, now-human Monkey King, who attempts to fulfill his divine destiny.

Director: Jeffrey Lau | Stars: Stephen Chow, Man-Tat Ng, Athena Chu, Ada Choi

Votes: 4,758

12. Lu ding ji (1992)

R | 106 min | Action, Comedy

7.2
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The story of Wilson Bond, a pimp who after saving Chan, the leader of the Heaven and Earth society, a revolutionary group, is made a member. After a botched first assignment for the group, ... See full summary »

Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Stephen Chow, Man Cheung, Chingmy Yau, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng

Votes: 2,544

13. Lu ding ji II: Zhi shen long jiao (1992)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy

7.0
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Following on from the Royal Tramp I, after discovering that the Empress is actually Lone-er, a member of the St Dragon Sect, and that she imprisoned the real empress. Lone-er is bent on ... See full summary »

Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Stephen Chow, Brigitte Lin, Chingmy Yau, Michelle Reis

Votes: 1,846

14. Jackie Chan's Who Am I? (1998)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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A secret agent loses his memory after falling from a crashing helicopter. He is then chased by a number of other agency operatives, but he has no idea why.

Directors: Benny Chan, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre, Mirai Yamamoto, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 30,815

15. Goo waak zai: Yan joi gong woo (1996)

97 min | Action

7.1
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Nam opens a bar in Wanchai and continues his rise in Hong Kong's Hung Hing gang. His best friend, Chicken, needs to lie low, so he's sent to Taiwan to work for Lui, leader of the San Luen ... See full summary »

Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Gigi Lai, Francis Ng

Votes: 1,235

16. Goo waak zai 2: Maang lung gwoh gong (1996)

101 min | Action, Crime

6.8
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Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Chingmy Yau, Gigi Lai

Votes: 770

17. Goo waak zai 3: Jek sau je tin (1996)

98 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Gigi Lai, Karen Mok

Votes: 770

18. 97 Goo waak zai: Zin mo bat sing (1997)

106 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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The boss of the Hung Hing gang, Tian Sang, has died. Ho Nam and Hon Bun find Sangs younger brother, Yang to lead the gang. Meanwhile, Hon Bun receives news that his younger brother, a ... See full summary »

Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Chi Fai Chan, Pinky Cheung

Votes: 550

19. 98 Goo waak zai: Lung chang foo dau (1998)

114 min | Action

6.0
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Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Qi Shu, Kar Lok Chin, Chi Shing Wan

Votes: 477

20. Sheng zhe wei wang (2000)

118 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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Triad member Chicken is designated by Taiwan's San Luen Gang to marry Nanako, the daughter of the fifth generation leader of the Yamada Gang in Japan. Later, the leader of the triad group ... See full summary »

Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Shin'ichi Chiba, Qi Shu

Votes: 508

21. Xiaohai bu ben (2002)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Comedy

7.2
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Story about life of 3 EM3's student in Singapore, who struggling with their education and personal life.

Director: Jack Neo | Stars: Jack Neo, Yun Xiang, Richard Low, Selena Tan

Votes: 940

22. I Not Stupid Too (2006)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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A comedy about the difficult relationships parents have with their children today. Set in Singapore's fast-paced society, eight year old Jerry sees how he and his older brother Tom, and his... See full summary »

Director: Jack Neo | Stars: Shawn Lee, Ashley Leong, Joshua Ang, Yiliang Huang

Votes: 473

23. Ying xiong (2002)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.9
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85 Metascore

A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Jet Li, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ziyi Zhang

Votes: 159,075 | Gross: $53.71M

24. Lust, Caution (2007)

NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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61 Metascore

During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang

Votes: 32,725 | Gross: $4.60M

25. Nanjing! Nanjing! (2009)

R | 133 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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85 Metascore

In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.

Director: Chuan Lu | Stars: Ye Liu, Wei Fan, Hideo Nakaizumi, Yuanyuan Gao

Votes: 9,037 | Gross: $0.12M

26. Initial D (2005)

TV-PG | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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48 Metascore

After winning his first competition, Takumi focuses his attention on drift racing, a sport he has unknowingly perfected while delivering tofu in his father's Toyota AE86.

Directors: Wai-Keung Lau, Alan Mak, Ralph Rieckermann | Stars: Shawn Yue, Edison Chen, Jay Chou, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong

Votes: 6,187

27. Dream Home (2010)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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Cheng Li-sheung is a young, upwardly mobile professional finally ready to invest in her first home. But when the deal falls through, she is forced to keep her dream alive - even if it means keeping her would-be neighbors dead.

Director: Ho-Cheung Pang | Stars: Josie Ho, Ching Wong, Helen To, Man Jan San

Votes: 4,064

28. Laughing Gor: Bin chit (2009)

Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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The prequel to the popular character, Laughing Gor (Michael Tse) in the highly rated TVB drama series Emergency Unit. This movie tells the story of Laughing and before he join the police ... See full synopsis »

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Michael Tse, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Francis Ng, Eric Tsang

Votes: 362

29. Tian xia wu zei (2004)

113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A con-team couple (Andy Lau & Rene Liu) head west after taking a city businessman for his BMW. But an encounter with a naive young carpenter travelling home with his life savings challenges their fate as thieves.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Andy Lau, Rene Liu, Baoqiang Wang, You Ge

Votes: 3,869

30. Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (2006)

R | 114 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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70 Metascore

During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Li Gong, Jay Chou, Ye Liu

Votes: 38,548 | Gross: $6.57M

31. Fearless (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Jet Li, Li Sun, Yong Dong, Yun Qu

Votes: 66,286 | Gross: $24.62M

32. Song jia huang chao (1997)

145 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and ... See full summary »

Director: Mabel Cheung | Stars: Maggie Cheung, Michelle Yeoh, Vivian Wu, Winston Chao

Votes: 833

33. Gin gwai (2002)

R | 99 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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66 Metascore

A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realized she could even see ghosts.

Directors: Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang | Stars: Angelica Lee, Chutcha Rujinanon, Lawrence Chou, Jinda Duangtoy

Votes: 25,981 | Gross: $0.50M

34. The Eye 2 (2004)

R | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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After a failed suicide attempt, a pregnant woman gains the ability to see ghosts.

Directors: Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang | Stars: Qi Shu, Eugenia Yuan, Jesdaporn Pholdee, Thanarat Poonnarattanakul

Votes: 4,249

35. The Warlords (2007)

R | 126 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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70 Metascore

It's a heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Wai Man Yip | Stars: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jinglei Xu

Votes: 24,090 | Gross: $0.13M

36. Shi yue wei cheng (2009)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

6.9
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In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks.

Director: Teddy Chan | Stars: Xueqi Wang, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Jun Hu, Edison Wang

Votes: 6,767

37. Tin shui wai dik yat yu ye (2008)

90 min | Drama

7.5
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"The Way We Are" tells the story of a hardworking, widowed, single mother (Mrs. Cheung) and her teenage son (Ka-on) living in the troubled housing estate of Tinshuiwai, a suburb regularly featured in the news for all the wrong reasons.

Director: Ann Hui | Stars: Hee Ching Paw, Chun-lung Leung, Cheuk Man Au, Idy Chan

Votes: 665

38. Sin yan (2010)

113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Policeman Don Lee often works with informants but numerous too-close calls and failed missions cause him to see the world as one betrayal after another - then he meets Guy, and is given a new chance to change his views.

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Nick Cheung, Nicholas Tse, Lun-Mei Kwei, Kai Chi Liu

Votes: 1,609

39. Yip Man (2008)

R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.1
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59 Metascore

During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan, Ka Tung Lam

Votes: 186,933

40. Ip Man 2 (2010)

R | 108 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.6
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67 Metascore

Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Xiaoming Huang, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Lynn Hung

Votes: 80,389 | Gross: $0.21M

41. The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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Yip Man's resistance against invading foreigners, along with his romantic relations while under the tutelage of three Wing Chun masters.

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Yu-Hang To, Yi Huang, Biao Yuen, Siu-Wong Fan

Votes: 28,150

42. Gong fu guan lan (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Sport

4.8
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Fang Shijie is found as a baby in the garbage and raised at a martial arts academy. With the help of a man, he gets into college and is promoted to the basketball championship as he searches for his real parents.

Director: Yen-Ping Chu | Stars: Jay Chou, Eric Tsang, Gang Wang, Charlene Choi

Votes: 2,854

43. Bu neng shuo de. mi mi (2007)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.6
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Ye Xiang Lun, a talented piano player is a new student at the prestigious Tamkang School. On his first day, he meets Lu Xiao Yu, a pretty girl playing a mysterious piece of music.

Director: Jay Chou | Stars: Jay Chou, Lun-Mei Kwei, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Kai-Syuan Tzeng

Votes: 6,378

44. Mak Dau goo si (2001)

75 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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McDull is not the brightest kid on the block, but he continuously tries to do his best to please his mother. Still it seems he may not be destined for great things like she wishes, but McDull strives to try anyway.

Director: Toe Yuen | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Jan Lamb, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng

Votes: 901

45. Mak Dau: Bo lo yau wong ji (2004)

73 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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To secure a better future, Mrs Mc sends her son McDull (who is a piglet attending kindergarten) to many different classes and she has also bought her grave on mortgage. Inspired by J K ... See full summary »

Director: Toe Yuen | Stars: Chet Lam, Jan Lamb, Andy Lau, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng

Votes: 448

46. Chun tian hua hua tong xue hui (2006)

95 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

5.1
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Director: Leung Chun 'Samson' Chiu | Stars: Albert Au, Conroy Chi-Chung Chan, Jaycee Chan, Otto Chi-Kin Chan

Votes: 315

47. Mai dou xiang dang dang (2009)

80 min | Animation, Comedy

6.3
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As the 18th descendant of an extremely insignificant philosopher and inventor from ancient China, McDull is fortunate that he does not have a lot to live up to. However, his mother has ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Tse | Stars: Sui-man Chim, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng, Kwong Wan, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong

Votes: 323

48. Sien nui yau wan (1987)

Unrated | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.6
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After a string of bad luck, a debt collector has no other choice than to spend the night in a haunted temple.

Director: Siu-Tung Ching | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

Votes: 7,445

49. Bo chi tung wah (2008)

110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A man receives a distressing phone call from a woman who has been kidnapped.

Director: Benny Chan | Stars: Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Nick Cheung, Ye Liu

Votes: 1,617