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1. Cyclo (1995)

123 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A young man who struggles through life by earning some money with his bicycle-taxi in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) gets contact to a group of criminals. They introduce him to the mafia-world ... See full summary »

Director: Tran Anh Hung | Stars: Le Van Loc, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Nhu Quynh Nguyen

Votes: 4,110 | Gross: $0.08M

2. 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: 187,588

3. Yoru no Shanghai (2007)

110 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Director: Yibai Zhang | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Wei Zhao, Naomi Nishida, Takashi Tsukamoto

Votes: 589

4. The Killer (1989)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Danny Lee, Sally Yeh, Kong Chu

Votes: 41,266

5. Moon to (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A special agent has for 8 years been deep undercover in Asia's lucrative organized crime trade as he plays protégé to one of the key players, Banker. Nick now has but he has started to feel loyalty to his new environment, and to the money.

Director: Tung-Shing Yee | Stars: Andy Lau, Daniel Wu, Louis Koo, Jingchu Zhang

Votes: 4,230

6. About Love (2005)

102 min | Romance

5.8
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Directors: Ten Shimoyama, Chih-yen Yee, Yibai Zhang | Stars: Bo-lin Chen, Mavis Fan, Joanna Feng, Xiaodong Gu

Votes: 1,049

7. I Come with the Rain (2009)

Not Rated | 114 min | Thriller

5.5
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Ex-Los Angeles cop turned private eye travels to Hong Kong in search of the missing son of a billionaire.

Director: Tran Anh Hung | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Byung-hun Lee, Takuya Kimura

Votes: 2,711

8. Mong bat liu (2003)

109 min | Drama

7.3
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Sui Wai lost her fiance Ah Man in a car accident. With the obligations of life sitting heavy on her shoulders, she lives on only to find herself confiding in her beloved through a phone ... See full summary »

Director: Tung-Shing Yee | Stars: Michael Wai-Man Chan, Min-Leung Chan, Cecilia Cheung, Paul Chun

Votes: 859

9. Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985)

90 min | Action, Comedy

6.6
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Gordon Liu Chia-hui reprises his famous Monk San Te role as he tries to support and protect Shaolin her Fang Shih-yu who purposely attacks corrupt Ching officials. Fights by legendary action director Liu Chia-liang are to die for.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Hou Hsiao, Chia-Hui Liu, Lily Li, Jason Pai Piao

Votes: 1,225

10. Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy

7.1
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The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lung Wei Wang, Hou Hsiao, Lun Hua

Votes: 2,427

11. Shao Lin san shi liu fang (1978)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu, Norman Chui

Votes: 11,764

12. San ging chaat goo si (2004)

R | 123 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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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.

Director: Benny Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Mak Bau, Tak-Bun Wong

Votes: 21,327

13. The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.4
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A little girl, Mui, went to a house as a new servant. The mother still mourns the death of her daughter, who would have been Mui's age. In her mind she treated Mui as her daughter. 10 years... See full summary »

Director: Tran Anh Hung | Stars: Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Man San Lu, Thi Loc Truong, Anh Hoa Nguyen

Votes: 6,767 | Gross: $1.91M

14. Bangrajan (2000)

R | 71 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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59 Metascore

Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the ... See full summary »

Director: Tanit Jitnukul | Stars: Jaran Ngamdee, Winai Kraibutr, Theerayut Pratyabamrung, Bin Bunluerit

Votes: 1,830 | Gross: $0.02M

15. Yau doh lung fu bong (2004)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

A former Judo champion is given the chance to redeem himself after he befriends a competitor and an aspiring singer.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Louis Koo, Aaron Kwok, Cherrie Ying, Tony Ka Fai Leung

Votes: 1,172

16. The Way of the Dragon (1972)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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A man visits his relatives at their restaurant in Italy and has to help them defend against brutal gangsters harassing them.

Director: Bruce Lee | Stars: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao, Ping Ou Wei

Votes: 26,214

17. 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: 6,423

18. Fan chan (2003)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Jeab hears that his childhood sweetheart Noi-Naa is to be married, so he makes the trip back home to his provincial village. As he does so, the memories come flooding back to his childhood ... See full summary »

Directors: Vijjapat Kojiw, Songyos Sugmakanan, Nithiwat Tharatorn, Witthaya Thongyooyong, Adisorn Trisirikasem, Komgrit Triwimol | Stars: Charlie Trairat, Focus Jirakul, Charwin Jitsomboon, Wongsakorn Rassamitat

Votes: 1,376

19. 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: 63,482 | Gross: $0.49M

20. The Protector (2005)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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52 Metascore

A young fighter named Kham must go to Australia to retrieve his stolen elephant. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on all comers, including a gang led by an evil woman and her two deadly bodyguards.

Director: Prachya Pinkaew | Stars: Tony Jaa, Nathan Jones, Xing Jin, Petchtai Wongkamlao

Votes: 32,142 | Gross: $11.91M

21. Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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69 Metascore

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.

Director: Prachya Pinkaew | Stars: Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Pumwaree Yodkamol, Suchao Pongwilai

Votes: 64,725 | Gross: $4.56M

22. 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: 9,087 | Gross: $0.12M

23. Shuang shi ji (2008)

98 min | Drama, Mystery

6.3
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A mystery about a gourmet in love with two different women who winds up poisoned.

Director: Tianyu Zhao | Stars: Francis Ng, Nan Yu, Yiyan Jiang, Yuchen Zhu

Votes: 269

24. Beast Stalker (2008)

109 min | Action, Thriller

6.9
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A traffic accident changed their lives forever. In capturing wanted criminal Zhang Yidong, Sergeant Tang Fei (Nicholas Tse) was involved in a gunfight and car accident that put the criminal... See full summary »

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Nicholas Tse, Jingchu Zhang, Nick Cheung, Pu Miao

Votes: 1,614

25. Shutter (II) (2004)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.

Directors: Banjong Pisanthanakun, Parkpoom Wongpoom | Stars: Ananda Everingham, Natthaweeranuch Thongmee, Achita Sikamana, Unnop Chanpaibool

Votes: 34,987

26. 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: 80,775 | Gross: $0.21M

27. Mah nakorn (2004)

100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.5
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Pod is a man without a dream. He's a country bumpkin who comes to work at a tinned sardine factory in Bangkok. One day, Pod chops off his finger and packs it in the can, prompting him to go... See full summary »

Director: Wisit Sasanatieng | Stars: Mahasamut Boonyaruk, Saengthong Gate-Uthong, Sawatwong Palakawong Na Autthaya, Nattha Wattanapaiboon

Votes: 1,637

28. Rumble in the Bronx (1995)

R | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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61 Metascore

A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Françoise Yip, Bill Tung

Votes: 33,225 | Gross: $32.39M

29. 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: 28,239

30. Wang jiao hei ye (2004)

110 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader's son. Next day, he seeks revenge on his brother, a rival boss. He calls on Liu, a fixer, to import a ... See full summary »

Director: Tung-Shing Yee | Stars: Daniel Wu, Cecilia Cheung, Alex Fong, Kar Lok Chin

Votes: 2,268

31. For lung (2010)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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Centers on Captain Manfred who is caught in the line of fire between high levels of corruption and malice. He must solve a brutal murder to prove his partner's innocence and unearth the ... See full summary »

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Leon Lai, Richie Jen, Baoqiang Wang, Vivian Hsu

Votes: 866

32. Love in the Buff (2012)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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65 Metascore

Former lovers Jimmy and Cherie discover that getting over each other isn't as easy as they thought in this sequel to the romantic comedy Love in a Puff.

Director: Ho-Cheung Pang | Stars: Miriam Chin Wah Yeung, Shawn Yue, Mi Yang, Zheng Xu

Votes: 1,339

33. The Grandmaster (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.5
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73 Metascore

The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Jin Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 27,151 | Gross: $6.59M

34. Yi jiu si er (2012)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama

6.9
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41 Metascore

A deadly drought in 1942 takes its toll on central China's Henan province during the war against Japan.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Wei Fan, Yuanzheng Feng

Votes: 2,655 | Gross: $0.31M

35. Du zhan (2012)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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86 Metascore

A drug cartel boss who is arrested in a raid is coerced into betraying his former accomplices as part of an undercover operation.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Louis Koo, Honglei Sun, Yi Huang, Michelle Ye

Votes: 7,933 | Gross: $0.13M

36. Chi Ming yi Chun Kiu (2010)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Since 2007, the Hong Kong health authorities have implemented an anti-smoking law that bans people from smoking in all indoor areas, including offices, restaurants, bars, and karaoke ... See full summary »

Director: Ho-Cheung Pang | Stars: Miriam Chin Wah Yeung, Shawn Yue, Singh Hartihan Bitto, Yat Ning Chan

Votes: 1,878

37. Ji zhan (2013)

122 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined to win a boxing match. Fai becomes Qi's mentor and... See full summary »

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Nick Cheung, Eddie Peng, Ting Mei, Baoqiang Wang

Votes: 2,313