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1.
The Last Emperor (1987)
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The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
 
2.
The Painted Veil (2006)
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A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife. (125 mins.)
Director: John Curran
 
3.
Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
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A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese... (117 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
4.
Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)
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The epic story of the Chinese girl-warrior, Mulan, who fights to defend her father. (114 mins.)
Director: Jingle Ma, Wei Dong
 
5.
Detective Dee: The Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
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An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu. (123 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
6.
2046 (2004)
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The women who enter a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love. (129 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
7.
Shanghai (2010)
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A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend. (105 mins.)
 
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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
 
9.
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
 
10.
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
 
11.
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
 
12.
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
 
13.
Fallen Angels (1995)
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A disillusioned killer embarks on his last hit but first he has to overcome his affections for his cool... (96 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
14.
Mulan (1998)
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To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process. (88 mins.)
 
15.
Mulan II (2004 Video)
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While preparing for their wedding, Shang and Mulan are suddenly sent off on a secret mission. Mushu starts to meddle, and a surprise attack by Mongolians doesn't help either. (79 mins.)
 
16.
The Monkey King (2014)
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(119 mins.)
Director: Pou-Soi Cheang
 
17.
Last Train Home (2009 Documentary)
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A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower. (85 mins.)
Director: Lixin Fan
 
18.
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
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Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial... (134 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
19.
Farewell My Concubine (1993)
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The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years. (171 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
20.
The Founding of a Republic (2009)
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Inspired by true events, Founding of a Republic weaves a rousing tale of one man who fought against the tyranny of a ruler and led his people in battle in the ultimate sacrifice for his country. (138 mins.)
 
21.
Assembly (2007)
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A soldier fights to gain recognition for comrades who died during the Chinese Civil War. (124 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
22.
Iron & Silk (1990)
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Mark Salzman always was interested in Kung-Fu and the Chinese culture, claims to have seen every Kung-Fu movie... (92 mins.)
Director: Shirley Sun
 
23.
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
 
24.
The Opium War (1997)
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Historical Drama starting in 1839 in Guangzhou where British merchants dealing with opium are to be... (153 mins.)
Director: Jin Xie
 
25.
Forever Enthralled (2008)
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A biographical account of Mei Lanfang, China's greatest opera star. (147 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
26.
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
 
27.
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
 
28.
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
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The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance: However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a tyro in martial arts. (92 mins.)
 
29.
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
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Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. (90 mins.)
 
30.
Zu Warriors (2001)
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Between the heaven and the Earth exist the Zu's mountain range, where live the immortals of Omei, the highest mountain of Zu... (104 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
31.
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
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In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago. (112 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
 
32.
Confucius (2010)
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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius. (125 mins.)
Director: Mei Hu
 
33.
Waiting Alone (2004)
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Chen Wen, an antique shop worker and aspiring author, who has just met the girl of his dreams. The only problem is that she only wants him as a very close friend, not as a boyfriend. (107 mins.)
Director: Dayyan Eng
 
34.
Empire of Silver (2009)
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In 1899, a carefree young man must prepare to take over his family's Chinese banking empire. (113 mins.)
Director: Christina Yao
 
35.
Summer Palace (2006)
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Yu Hong leaves her home village and starts university in Beijing, where she develops a consuming and compulsive relationship with another student. The student riots from 1989 then ensue and take a toll on their lives. (158 mins.)
Director: Ye Lou
 
36.
Not One Less (1999)
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In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl... (106 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
37.
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
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A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members. (124 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
38.
55 Days at Peking (1963)
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives. (154 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
39.
The Road Home (1999)
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Prompted by the death of his father and the grief of his mother, a man recalls the story of how they met in flashback. (89 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
40.
Shower (1999)
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Shenzhen businessman, Da Ming, goes home to Beijing when he thinks his father has died. He finds his... (92 mins.)
Director: Yang Zhang
 
41.
The Blue Kite (1993)
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The lives of a Beijing family throughout the 1950s and 1960s, as they experience the impact of the Hundred Flowers Campaign, the Great Leap Forward, and the Cultural Revolution. (140 mins.)
 
42.
To Live (1994)
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After Fugui and Jiazhen lose their personal fortunes, they raise a family and survive difficult cultural changes during 1940s to 1970s China. (133 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
43.
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
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A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household. (125 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
44.
Chinese Box (1997)
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The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China. (99 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
45.
The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
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In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering. (162 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
46.
Temptress Moon (1996)
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Not far from Shanghai, in a country twon stands the palatial home of the Pang family. Old Master Pang... (130 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
47.
Beijing Bicycle (2001)
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A seventeen-year-old country boy working in Beijing as a courier has his bicycle stolen, and finds it with a schoolboy his age. (113 mins.)
Director: Xiaoshuai Wang
 
48.
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)
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Two youths sent for a Maoist "re-education" in the mountains fall in love with the village tailor's granddaughter. (110 mins.)
Director: Sijie Dai
 
49.
Suzhou River (2000)
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The river Suzhou that flows through Shanghai is a reservoir of filth, chaos and poverty, but also a meeting place for memories and secrets... (83 mins.)
Director: Ye Lou
 
50.
Blind Mountain (2007)
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A young woman is kidnapped and sold to a villager in the mountains. (95 mins.)
Director: Yang Li
 
51.
Chungking Express (1994)
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Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents. (102 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
52.
Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
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During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town... (139 mins.)
Director: Wen Jiang
 
53.
Ju Dou (1990)
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A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with... (95 mins.)
 
54.
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
 
55.
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
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A story set in nineteenth-century China and focusing on the life-long friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid social norms imposed on women. (104 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
56.
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
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On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers. (95 mins.)
Director: RZA
 
57.
The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)
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A master monk tries to protect a naive young physician from a thousand-year-old snake demon. A contest of psychic powers results in mayhem. (100 mins.)
Director: Tony Ching
 
58.
The Karate Kid (1984)
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A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager. (126 mins.)
 
59.
The Karate Kid (2010)
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Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master. (140 mins.)
Director: Harald Zwart
 
60.
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
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A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King. (104 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
 
61.
What Women Want (2011)
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After an accident, a chauvinistic executive gains the ability to hear what women are really thinking. (116 mins.)
Director: Daming Chen
 
62.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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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
 
63.
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
 
64.
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
 
65.
The Promise (2005)
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Empowered by the love of a slave (Jang), a royal concubine (Cheung) is given the chance to make an extraordinary decision. (121 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
66.
The Bird People in China (1998)
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A salaryman and yakuza are each sent by their bosses to a remote Chinese village but discover more then they expected. (118 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
67.
From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (1979 Documentary)
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Isaac Stern's cultural tour of China is seen, with the master violinist performing and mentoring young Chinese musicians... (84 mins.)
Director: Murray Lerner
 
68.
Red Corner (1997)
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An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country. (122 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
69.
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
 
70.
Blood Brothers (2007)
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Set in Shanghai during the 1930s, the story is inspired by John Woo's classic work Bullet in the Head, released in 1990. (95 mins.)
Director: Yili Chen
 
71.
In the Mood for Love (2000)
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Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs. (98 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
72.
Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
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In Shanghai in the 1880s there are four elegant brothels (flower houses): each has an auntie (called madam)... (130 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
73.
Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1996)
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Two Chinese-mainlanders living in Hong Kong form a close friendship. Over the years this grows into love, but there are obstacles. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Chan
 
74.
The White Countess (2005)
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Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family. (135 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
75.
Shaolin (2011)
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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
 
76.
Sacrifice (2010)
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To save the only child of the Zhao Family, whose entire clan was massacred at the hands of a nefarious minister, a doctor sacrifices his own son; after the Zhao child grows up, the doctor becomes intent on seeking his vengeance. (122 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
77.
Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)
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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
 
78.
Battle of the Warriors (2006)
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Story centers on a battle during China's Warring States Period, a series of civil wars, which spanned from the 5th to the 3rd century B.C. Based on a popular Japanese manga, which was in turn based a Japanese novel inspired by Warring States history in China. (133 mins.)
 
79.
Goddess of Mercy (2003)
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The film has been made after a popular novel that is devoted to the everyday work of a drug police team... (110 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
80.
A Soul Haunted by Painting (1994)
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At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr... (130 mins.)
 
81.
Dream Girl (2003)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Raymond Yip
 
82.
Sophie's Revenge (2009)
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Two ex-lovers work together to win back their lost loves, but not everything goes according to plan. (107 mins.)
Director: Yimeng Jin
 
83.
Magic Kitchen (2004)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Chi-Ngai Lee
 
84.
Hot Summer Days (2010)
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The whole city is burning up during the hottest summer on record. Tempers flare, irrational feelings erupt and the impossible becomes possible. And in every corner of the city, love explodes like fireworks. (93 mins.)
Director: Tony Chan, Wing Shya
 
85.
Fuyajô (1998)
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Kabukicho is a forgotten world. A place where people of different tongues and races meet, where they fight against each other to gain money... (122 mins.)
Director: Chi-Ngai Lee
 
86.
Made in China (2009)
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A confident young man with a unique style and a solid entrepreneurial spirit has made it his mission... (87 mins.)
Director: Judith Krant
 
87.
Sunflower (2005)
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Relationship between father and son on a background of Maoist regime in China in the mid-20th century... (129 mins.)
Director: Yang Zhang
 
88.
Getting Home (2007)
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A black comedy about a farmer who tries to bring home the body of his friend, who died far from their town. (110 mins.)
Director: Yang Zhang
 
89.
Up the Yangtze (2007 Documentary)
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At the edge of the Yangtze River, not far from the Three Gorges Dam, young men and women take up employment on a cruise ship, where they confront rising waters and a radically changing China. (93 mins.)
Director: Yung Chang
 
90.
Seventh Moon (2008)
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Melissa and Yul, Americans honeymooning in China, come across the exotic 'Hungry Ghost' festival. When night falls... (87 mins.)
 
91.
33 Postcards (2011)
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Dean Randall has sponsored a young Chinese orphan Mei Mei for many years, when she arrives in Sydney out of the blue to thank him, their lives are changed forever. (97 mins.)
Director: Pauline Chan
 
92.
M. Butterfly (1993)
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In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks. (101 mins.)
 
93.
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
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An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
94.
Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)
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A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways... (102 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
95.
Dark Matter (2007)
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Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics. (88 mins.)
Director: Shi-Zheng Chen
 
96.
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
 
97.
Shanghai Kiss (2007)
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An Asian-American actor, living in Los Angeles, is forced to reconsider his roots as well as the possibilities afforded him by his present situation after suddenly inheriting his grandmother's home in Shanghai. (106 mins.)
 
98.
Push (2009)
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Two young Americans with special abilities must race to find a girl in Hong Kong before a shadowy government organization called Division does. (111 mins.)
Director: Paul McGuigan
 
99.
Safe (2012)
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Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail. (94 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
 
100.
The Lover (1992)
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In 1929 French Indochina, a French teenage girl embarks on a reckless and forbidden romance with a wealthy, older Chinese man, each knowing that knowledge of their affair will bring drastic consequences to each other. (115 mins.)