My favourite Chinese Language movies

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1.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
2.
Infernal Affairs (2002)
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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. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
3.
Infernal Affairs 2 (2003)
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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. (119 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
4.
Infernal Affairs 3 (2003)
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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. (118 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
5.
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
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A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage. (113 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chow
 
6.
Aftershock (2010)
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The epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976. (135 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
7.
Dumplings (2004)
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In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian... (91 mins.)
Director: Fruit Chan
 
8.
Red Cliff (2008)
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The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.). (146 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
9.
Red Cliff II (2009)
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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... (142 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
10.
A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
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Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity... (87 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Lau
 
11.
A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella (1995)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Lau
 
12.
Royal Tramp (1992)
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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... (106 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
13.
Royal Tramp II (1992)
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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... (93 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
14.
Who Am I? (1998)
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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. (120 mins.)
 
15.
Young and Dangerous (1996)
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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... (97 mins.)
Director: Mr. Andrew Lau
 
16.
Young and Dangerous 2 (1996)
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(101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau
 
17.
Young and Dangerous 3 (1996)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau
 
18.
Young and Dangerous 1997 (1997)
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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... (106 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau
 
19.
Young and Dangerous 1998 (1998)
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(114 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau
 
20.
Born to Be King (2000)
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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... (118 mins.)
Director: Wai-Keung Lau
 
21.
I Not Stupid (2002)
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Story about life of 3 EM3's student in Singapore, who struggling with their education and personal life. (105 mins.)
Director: Jack Neo
 
22.
I Not Stupid Too (2006)
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A comedy about the difficult relationships parents have with their children today. Set in Singapore's fast-paced society... (124 mins.)
Director: Jack Neo
 
23.
Hero (2002)
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A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (99 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
24.
Lust, Caution (2007)
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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. (157 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
25.
City of Life and Death (2009)
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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. (132 mins.)
Director: Chuan Lu
 
26.
Initial D (2005)
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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. (107 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
27.
Dream Home (2010)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Ho-Cheung Pang
 
28.
Turning Point (2009)
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Director: Herman Yau
 
29.
A World Without Thieves (2004)
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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. (113 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
30.
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
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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. (111 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
31.
Fearless (2006)
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A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation. (104 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
 
32.
The Soong Sisters (1997)
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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... (145 mins.)
Director: Mabel Cheung
 
33.
The Eye (2002)
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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. (99 mins.)
 
34.
The Eye 2 (2004)
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After a failed suicide attempt, a pregnant woman gains the ability to see ghosts. (95 mins.)
 
35.
The Warlords (2007)
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It's a heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval... (126 mins.)
 
36.
Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
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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. (139 mins.)
Director: Teddy Chan
 
37.
The Way We Are (2008)
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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. (90 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
38.
The Stool Pigeon (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. (113 mins.)
Director: Dante Lam
 
39.
Ip Man (2008)
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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. (106 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
40.
Ip Man 2 (2010)
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Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts. (108 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
41.
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
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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. (100 mins.)
Director: Herman Yau
 
42.
Kung Fu Dunk (2008)
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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. (100 mins.)
Director: Yen-Ping Chu
 
43.
Secret (2007)
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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. (101 mins.)
Director: Jay Chou
 
44.
My Life as McDull (2001)
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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. (75 mins.)
Director: Toe Yuen
 
45.
McDull, Prince de la Bun (2004)
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To secure a better future, Mrs Mc sends her son McDull (who is a piglet attending kindergarten) to many... (73 mins.)
Director: Toe Yuen
 
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47.
Mai dou xiang dang dang (2009)
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As the 18th descendant of an extremely insignificant philosopher and inventor from ancient China, McDull... (80 mins.)
Director: Brian Tse
 
48.
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
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Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. Unsurprisingly... (98 mins.)
Director: Siu-Tung Ching
 
49.
Connected (2008)
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A man receives a distressing phone call from a woman who has been kidnapped. (110 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan