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1.
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
 
2.
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
 
3.
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
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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.)
 
4.
The Banquet (2006)
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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
 
5.
Oldboy (2003)
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After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
6.
I Saw the Devil (2010)
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A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. (141 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
7.
Sick Nurses (2007)
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A group of sexy nurses who harvest organs are haunted by the vengeful spirit of one of their dead patients. (82 mins.)
 
8.
The Grandmaster (2013)
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The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee. (130 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
9.
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
 
10.
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
 
11.
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
 
12.
Back to 1942 (2012)
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A deadly drought in 1942 takes its toll on central China's Henan province during the war against Japan. (145 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
13.
The Assassins (2012)
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Set in the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history, the story focuses on Cao Cao in his old age, exploring the areas of military tactics, love, and the relationship between father and son. (107 mins.)
Director: Linshan Zhao
 
14.
The Four (2012)
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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.)
 
15.
The Road (2011)
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A 12 year old cold case is reopened when three teens are missing in an old abandoned road where a gruesome murder is left undiscovered for three decades. (110 mins.)
Director: Yam Laranas
 
16.
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
 
17.
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
 
18.
The Joy Luck Club (1993)
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The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other. (139 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
19.
The Last Emperor (1987)
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The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
The Romance of Three Kingdoms (1995 TV Series)
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In an age of turmoil, heroes will rise. . . It is the end of the 2nd Century and China is in a state of turmoil...
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
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
 
24.
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
 
25.
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
 
26.
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
 
27.
14 Blades (2010)
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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
 
28.
A Frozen Flower (2008)
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A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. (133 mins.)
Director: Ha Yu
 
29.
Little Big Soldier (2010)
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An old soldier kidnaps a young general of an enemy state and takes him on a long journey to collect the reward. (96 mins.)
Director: Ding Sheng
 
30.
Spider Forest (2004)
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A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods. (112 mins.)
Director: Il-gon Song
 
31.
Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait (2007)
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"Muoi" charts the path of a Korean writer who travels to Vietnam in search of stories for her second novel. There she learns about a mystery centered around a century-old vengeful spirit. (93 mins.)
Director: Tae-kyeong Kim
 
32.
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
 
33.
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.)
 
34.
An Empress and the Warriors (2008)
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After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom. (99 mins.)
 
35.
Fairy Tale Killer (2012)
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A fearless cop is appointed to investigate a series of puzzling murders which resemble Fairy Tales. (90 mins.)
Director: Danny Pang
 
36.
Arang (2006)
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A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford... (97 mins.)
Director: Sang-hoon Ahn
 
37.
Memento Mori (1999)
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In this second installment of the Whispering Corridors series, a young girl finds a strange diary, capable of arousing hallucinations, kept by two of her senior fellow-students who seem to have an unusually close bond. (98 mins.)
 
38.
Memories of Murder (2003)
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In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead... (131 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
 
39.
Black House (2007)
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Jun-oh, an insurance claims agent, faces off with a client who he suspects of committing murders with the intention of collecting insurance premiums. (104 mins.)
Director: Terra Shin
 
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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
 
42.
Nightmare Detective (2006)
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Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends... (106 mins.)
 
43.
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
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A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
44.
The Grudge (2004)
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An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim. (91 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
45.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
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As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
46.
Strange Circus (2005)
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The erotic novelist Taeko is writing a morbid story of a family destroyed by incest, murder and abuse. Her assistant, Yuji, sets on a mission to uncover the reality of this story, but the reality might be too much to bear. (108 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
47.
Thirst (2009)
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Through a failed medical experiment, a priest is stricken with vampirism and is forced to abandon his ascetic ways. (133 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
48.
War of the Arrows (2011)
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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
 
49.
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
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Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert. (122 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
50.
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
 
51.
Painted Skin (2008)
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An action-thriller centered on a vampire-like woman who eats the skins and hearts of her lovers. (103 mins.)
 
52.
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
 
53.
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
 
54.
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
 
55.
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
 
56.
Confucius (2010)
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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius. (125 mins.)
Director: Mei Hu
 
57.
The Moon That Embraces the Sun (2012 TV Series)
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The story of the secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman...
Director: Kim Do Hun
 
58.
Three Kingdoms (2010 TV Series)
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Three Kingdoms is a Chinese television series based on the events in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and the Three Kingdoms period... (45 mins.)