Asian movies you must see

my list of asian movies what everyone must see. Enjoy!
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1.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ From China/Hong Kong
Action-Adventure-Drama

Gran pelicula de accion, bellos escenarios y grandes coreografias y muy buenas peleas.

Great action movie, beautiful photography, very good fights and the beaitiful Ziyi Zhang ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
2.
Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it. (108 mins.)
Director: Prachya Pinkaew
“ From Thailand
Action-Thriller

La pelicula que me convirtio en admirador de las artes marciales tailandesas.

For This movie i became in a thai martial art fan ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
3.
The Samurai of Ayothaya (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Based on a true historic figure during Ayothaya Era, the film depicts the life of Yamada Nagamasa, a... (100 mins.)
Director: Nopporn Watin
“ From Thailand
Action-Drama-History ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
4.
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend. (119 mins.)
Director: Jeong-beom Lee
“ From South Korea
Action-Thriller-Crime

Para mi, una de las mejores peliculas de accion hechas en Corea.

For me, one of the best action movies made in Korea ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
5.
Hero (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (107 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ From China/Hong Kong
Action-Drama-History

A great action-drama movie, good story, good fights with Jet-Li ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
6.
Fearless (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
7.
Ip Man (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
8.
Ip Man 2 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
 
9.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
10.
Shadowless Sword (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
So-ha, a deadly female warrior, is sent to find a exiled prince after the Killer Blade Army killed the royal family. (117 mins.)
Director: Kim Young Jun
 
11.
14 Blades (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues. (114 mins.)
Director: Daniel Lee
 
12.
Infernal Affairs (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
13.
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible... (106 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau
 
14.
Shaolin (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After ambushing and killing his rival, losing everything in the process, dispirited warlord Hou Jie turns to a Shaolin monastery seeking salvation. (131 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
 
15.
The Detective (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A private detective is drawn into a complex murder mystery when he is hired to track down a missing young woman. (109 mins.)
Director: Oxide Pang
 
16.
Tomorrow's Joe (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(131 mins.)
Director: Fumihiko Sori
 
17.
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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
 
18.
Oldboy (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ Excelent movie about revenge ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
19.
Suspect X (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
It's another battle of the wits for the brilliant but eccentric physicist, Yukawa, and detective, Kaoru. (128 mins.)
 
20.
SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A near retired inspector and his unit are willing to put down a crime boss at all costs while dealing with his replacement, who is getting in their way. Meanwhile, the crime boss sends his top henchmen to put an end to their dirty schemes. (93 mins.)
Director: Yip Wai Shun
 
21.
Fighter in the Wind (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young Korean man arrives in Japan near the end of World War II with hopes of being a fighter pilot... (120 mins.)
Director: Yun-ho Yang
“ Nice story about Choi Bae-Dal ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
22.
The Good the Bad the Weird (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits. (139 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
23.
The Chaser (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A cash-strapped pimp and former police detective draws upon the skills of his old job to track down his missing stable of prostitutes. (125 mins.)
Director: Hong-jin Na
“ Two words: Excelent thriller ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
24.
Rainbow Eyes (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Officers Kyung-yoon CHO and Eun-joo PARK are on the hunt a killer following duo of ghastly murders. The victims carry a common military past, and the secret of their past must be unraveled to find the killer. (99 mins.)
Director: Yun-ho Yang
“ a diferent story for a good thriller ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
25.
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In 2199, the crew of the space battleship Yamato set out on a journey to the planet Iskandar to acquire a device that can heal the war-ravaged Earth. (138 mins.)
“ excelent sci-fi movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
26.
No Mercy (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An ordinary man seeks revenge on who betrayed his family (125 mins.)
Director: Hyeong-Joon Kim
“ from Korea, another excellent thriller, don´t miss it ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
28.
Beast Stalker (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A traffic accident changed their lives forever. In capturing wanted criminal Zhang Yidong, Sergeant... (109 mins.)
Director: Dante Lam
“ From Hong Kong, nice thriller ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
29.
A Wednesday (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A retiring police officer reminisces about the most astounding day of his career. About a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday. (104 mins.)
Director: Neeraj Pandey
“ From India, excelent thriller!!! ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
30.
Dragon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Chan
“ From Hong Kong/China , Good Action-Drama movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
31.
Zatoichi (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda. (116 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
“ From Japan, Good Story about Zatoichi, for reviews i espected more , but is a good movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
32.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" (120 mins.)
“ cuando vi esta pelicula, yo pense, quien necesita a hollywood??, no importa si no te gusta el cine asiatico, esta pelicula la tienes que ver.

When i sow this movie, i thought who needs hollywood?
does no matter if you like asian movies, this movie you must see ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
33.
I Saw the Devil (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. (142 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ From South Korea
Otro excelente thriller desde Korea. No dejan de sorprenderme.
Advertencia: Tiene escenas fuertes, bastante brutales y sangrientas. Recomiendo no ver con menores de edad.
Tienes que ser un monstruo para darle su merecido a otro monstruo? ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
34.
War of the Arrows (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Set during the second Manchu invasion of Korea, Nam Yi, the best archer in Korea, goes up against the Qing Dynasty to save his younger sister Ja In - who was dragged away by Manchurian. (122 mins.)
Director: Han-min Kim
“ From: South Korea
Very good action movie
my rating 6.0 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
35.
Kaminey (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy. (130 mins.)
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
“ From: India
Lo admito, el cine hindu no es de mis favoritos, pero como parte del cine asiatico es justo ver peliculas de ese pais. Es una buena pelicula de accion, comedia y musical??, bueno , lo reconozco, me gusto el soundtrack :)

I admit, the hindúes movies isn’t of my favorites, but how part of asian movies, is fair watch movies from that country. Is a good action, comedy, musical movie, the soundtrack like me.

My rating 6.0 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
36.
Troubleshooter (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
KANG Tae-sik, a former cop who was once the best man on the force, is now an infamous private detective who handles all kinds of dirty work from catching philanderers to collecting people's debts. (99 mins.)
Director: Hyeok-jae Kwon
 
37.
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The story of legendary Guan Yu crossing five passes & slaying six generals. He played a major role in the civil war that led to the collapse of Han Dynasty & the establishment of Shu Han of the 3 Kingdoms, making Liu Bei its first emperor. (109 mins.)
 
38.
A Bittersweet Life (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Things go wrong for a high ranking mobster when he doesn't proceed by his boss's orders. (120 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ From: South Korea
Excelent Action movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
39.
True Legend (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school... (115 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
“ From China
excelent fighting scenes!
Very good martial arts movie
some scenes with Michelle Yeoh y David Carradine :) ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
40.
Woochi (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Jeon Woo-chi, an undisciplined womanizing Taoist from the Joseon era, ends up in present day Korea causing mayhem with his knack for magic. (136 mins.)
Director: Dong-hoon Choi
“ From: South Korea
Very good action-comedy movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
41.
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
“ From Hong Kong
My rating 6.0 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
42.
Ninja Scroll (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A vagabond swordsman is aided by a beautiful ninja girl and a crafty spy in confronting a demonic clan of killers - with a ghost from his past as their leader - who are bent on overthrowing the Tokugawa Shogunate. (94 mins.)
“ From Japan
Anime Movie
Excelent movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
43.
The Sword with No Name (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Joseon dynasty bounty hunter becomes the body guard of the queen he secretly loves. (124 mins.)
Director: Yong-gyun Kim
“ From South Korea
Action-Drama Movie, more Drama than action
Good Movie
My Rating 6.0 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
44.
Vengeance (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Hong Kong, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the killers, he hires three local hit-men working for the mafia. (108 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
“ From Hong Kong
Action/Crime/Drama
Excelent Movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
45.
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a girl is abducted by a vampire, a legendary bounty hunter is hired to bring her back. (103 mins.)
“ From Japan
Anime movie
Excelent movie, in my top 5 of my anime movie list ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
46.
Hindsight (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young assassin is sent to kill and retired mob boss. But things get complicated when she begins to like him. (122 mins.)
Director: Hyeon-seung Lee
“ From South Korea ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
47.
Sword of the Stranger (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A swordsman from a strange land is caught in a struggle between morality, righteousness, and devotion as he reluctantly agrees to take a raggedy boy and his dog to a remote, Buddhist temple. (103 mins.)
Director: Masahiro Andô
“ From Japan
What can i say ? Another excelente anime movie, amazing graphics. ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
48.
Joint Security Area (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier... (110 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ From South Korea
Good Drama-War movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
49.
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV? (98 mins.)
“ From Japan
An anime movie for a clasic anime serie
Very good movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
50.
Exiled (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him. (110 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
“ From Hong Kong
Remember the name: Johnnie To, great director
Great Movie!! ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
51.
The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young father and his infant son are beset by forces of evil and corruption. They wander China, upholding... (95 mins.)
“ From Hong Kong
Great Kung-Fu Action
Is Jet Li, i don´t need to say anything else ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
52.
Triad Election (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China. (92 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
“ From Hong Kong
Director Johnnie To
Good movie about ganters ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
53.
Drunken Master (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Wong Fei-Hung (Jackie Chan) is a mischievous, yet righteous young man, but after a series of incidents, his frustrated father has him disciplined by Beggar So (Yuen Siu-Tien), a master of drunken martial arts. (111 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
“ From Hong Kong
En mi opinion un clasico de todos los tiempos :) Vi esta pelicula cuando tenia 15 años creo, anoche la volvi a ver acompañado de mi hijo de 16 años, el cual gozo con la comedia y accion de Jackie Chang.

A clasic for all times. I sow this movie when i had 15 years old, last night i sow this movie with my younger son, he have 16 years old

A great moment for my memories ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
54.
Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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
“ From China/Hong Kong
Excelent action-drama-history movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
55.
Lady Vengeance (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks... (115 mins.)
Director: Park Chan Wook
“ From South Korea
Another great movie of Chan-wook Park (Director)
First Oldboy, now Lady Vengeance
Great Movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
56.
King of Thorn (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A virus begins to grip the Earth's population and a group of hopeful survivors are cryogenically frozen in attempt to find a cure. But when the group awakens they are flung into a horrifying situation. (120 mins.)
“ From Japan
A little confuse anime movie, but is a good movie animation ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
57.
The Yellow Sea (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of a cab driver in Yanji City, a region between North Korea, China and Russia. His wife goes to Korea to earn money... (157 mins.)
Director: Hong-jin Na
“ From South Korea
Excelent Crime-Drama-Thriller from S Korea ( Again) ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
58.
The Viral Factor (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country... (122 mins.)
Director: Dante Lam
“ From Hong Kong/China
A good action movie of Dante Lam ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
59.
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master. (83 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
“ From Japan
Nice animated movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
60.
Dum Maaro Dum (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A corrupt police officer is entrusted the task of apprehending drug-dealers. (128 mins.)
Director: Rohan Sippy
“ From India
Very good Action-Crime movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
61.
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Star-crossed lovers must fight on opposing sides in a battle that will determine the next Shogun. (107 mins.)
Director: Ten Shimoyama
“ From Japan
Martial arts + fantasy = Good Movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
62.
Race (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Destiny makes two brothers- Ranvir and Rajiv - enemies of each other. Everything is fair in love and war. (149 mins.)
“ From India
Very Good Action-Crime-Drama movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
63.
Vexille (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Japan, 2077: A female agent named Vexille is dispatched to Tokyo to investigate whether Japanese are developing robotic technology, which has been banned by the U.N. due to its potential threat to humankind. (109 mins.)
Director: Fumihiko Sori
“ From Japan
Another excelent animation movie from Japan

My post # 50 in my list :) ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
64.
Redline (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A story about the most popular racing event in the galaxy, the Redline, and the various racers who compete in it. (102 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Koike
“ From Japan
Cars + Action + Nice animation = Excelent Movie! ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
65.
Returner (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race. (116 mins.)
“ From Japan
Very good action-scy fi movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
66.
Appleseed Ex Machina (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
With Brialeos convalescing after a mission, Deunan is assigned a new and remarkably familiar partner as a strange wave of terrorist attacks plague Olympus. (105 mins.)
Director: Shinji Aramaki
“ From Japan
Great Movie!!
Watch it in HD!!
In my top 5 of animated movies ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
67.
Appleseed (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind? (101 mins.)
“ From Japan

Another excelente movie. Watch in Blue-Ray ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
68.
7 Khoon Maaf (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Susanna's quest for love leads to a series of marriages, each ending in the mysterious death of her latest husband. (137 mins.)
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
“ From India

Good Drama-mystery movie.
My rating 5.8 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
69.
Akira (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop. (124 mins.)
“ From Japan
Another excelent animated movie from Japan
You must wacht all animation movies in Blue-Ray :) ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
70.
Ichi (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Ichi is a blind woman who roams about town with her shamisen (a three-stringed Japanese guitar), but she has exceptional sword skills with which she fights off yakuza and other villains. (120 mins.)
Director: Fumihiko Sori
“ From Japan

Very good action movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
71.
Goemon (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi)... (128 mins.)
Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
“ From Japan

Great Movie, a Robin Hood from Japan ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
72.
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An ex-mercenary is forced out of isolation when three mysterious men kidnap and brainwash the city's children afflicted with the Geostigma disease. (101 mins.)
“ From Japan

Very good animated movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
73.
Confessions (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death. (106 mins.)
“ From Japan

Great psychological thriller, in my top list together with Old Boy & Lady Vengance

My Rating 8.00 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
74.
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Under constant attack by Angels, NERV introduces two new pilots: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami... (112 mins.)
“ From Japan ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
75.
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle. (119 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ From Japan ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
76.
Azumi (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart. (128 mins.)
“ From Japan

Ninjas , Action, Good Fights, Good Action Movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
77.
Headshot (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A cop who becomes a hitman for a group aimed at eliminating those who are above the law finds his world turned upside down by a single a devastating blow. (105 mins.)
“ From Thailand

if you like movies like Nemento, this movie is for you ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
78.
See piu fung wan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Before his wife was murdered, Inspector Mann Cheung (Simon Yam) was a model to young detectives. However... (93 mins.)
Director: Kwok-Man Keung
“ From Hong Kong

Good movie, my rating just 6 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
79.
Mad Detective (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer. (89 mins.)
“ From Hong Kong

Very Good movie by Johnnie To ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
80.
Midnight FM (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Popular TV anchorwoman and late night radio host Sun-Young (Soo-Ae) prepares to work her final radio program... (106 mins.)
Director: Sang Man Kim
“ From South Korea

another excelent thriller from SK ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
81.
“ From Japan

Good animated movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
82.
The Client (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife. (123 mins.)
Director: Young-Sung Sohn
“ From South Korea

Very Good Crime-Mystery movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
83.
No One Killed Jessica (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A journalist, who is more of an activist teams up with the sister of a murdered model, as she gets interested in the case and wants to bring justice to her case. (136 mins.)
Director: Raj Kumar Gupta
“ From India

Very Good Crime-Drama Movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
84.
New Police Story (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A hero cop accidentally leads his team into a trap from which he is the only survivor. Drowning his guilt in booze, he is eventually assigned a new younger partner who turns out to have his own secrets. (123 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
“ From Hong Kong/China ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
85.
Nightfall (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An old but serious miscarriage of justice clouds a current police investigation looking into the death of a mutilated corpse. (108 mins.)
Director: Chow Hin Yeung
“ From Hong Kong

Good Crime-Thriller ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
86.
Seven Swords (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General. (153 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
“ From Hong Kong/China/South Korea

Great martial arts movie!! ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
87.
The Stoneman Murders (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In 1980s Bombay, a serial killer starts targeting homeless street dwellers, whilst a suspended police officer attempts to solve the case. (95 mins.)
Director: Manish Gupta
“ From India

Very Good Crime movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
88.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
“ From Indonesia

Great action movie.
Great fights ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
89.
The Banquet (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A loose adaptation of Hamlet, "The Night Banquet" is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies they would like to finish off at a night banquet. (131 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
“ From China

Very good drama with some action sequences ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
90.
Motorway (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A rookie cop takes on a veteran escape driver in a death defying final showdown on the streets of Hong Kong. (90 mins.)
Director: Pou-Soi Cheang
“ From Hong Kong

Very good action/crime movie, my rating 6.5 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
91.
Breaking News (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown... (90 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
“ From Hong Kong/China

Anoter very good movie by Johnnie To ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
92.
Sky Blue (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban... (86 mins.)
Director: Moon-saeng Kim
“ From South Korea/USA

Very good movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
93.
Howling (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Veteran detective Sang-gil and beat cop Eun-yeong are in charge of a case that seems to involve a simple act of self-immolation... (114 mins.)
Director: Ha Yoo
“ From South Korea

Very good thriller with Kang-ho Song ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
94.
Aftershock (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976. (135 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
“ From China

Excelent Drama
Thanks to Xiaogang Feng (director) , these movies make reborn my appreciation for the good dramas. ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
95.
Wild 7 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
With crime rising, the police force created the motorcycle unit , 'The Wild 7', a group of ex criminals. Together, the Wild 7 are tasked with taking out the criminals that the police cannot touch. (109 mins.)
“ From Japan

A Good action movie, my rating 5.7 ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
96.
Fist of Legend (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese. (103 mins.)
Director: Gordon Chan
“ From Hong Kong

A Very Very Good martial arts movie with Jet Li ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
97.
Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
His country torn asunder by civil war, Zhao Zilong, a common man heeds the call of duty and from the... (102 mins.)
Director: Daniel Lee
“ From China/south Korea/Hong Kong

Very good wuxia, nice history, very good fights ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
98.
Themis (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After two teenagers from abusive households befriend each other, their lives take a dark adventure into existentialism, despair, and human frailty. (129 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
“ From Japan

Drama/Crime

Good Drama from Japan ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
99.
The Four (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A government department known as the Six Panels appoints their best officer to infiltrate a special force called the Divine Constabulary, to ensure their way in stopping the circulation of counterfeit coin currency in the capital. (118 mins.)
“ From China

Action

Good martial arts movie ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
100.
13 Assassins (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. (141 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ From Japan

Action-Adventure-Drama

Great movie by Takashi Mike

Enjoy samurai fights!

My post # 100 :) ” - mauricio_sanchez
 
101.
Battle Royale (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ From Japan
Adventure-SciFi-Thriller

Good Movie :) ” - mauricio_sanchez