Top 50 China/Hong Kong/Taiwan movies

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1. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

PG | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.2
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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.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Li Gong, Jingwu Ma, Saifei He, Cuifen Cao

Votes: 22,979 | Gross: $2.60M

2. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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93 Metascore

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.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 229,483 | Gross: $128.08M

3. Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)

G | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl, Wei Minzhi, to substitute. The teacher leaves one stick of chalk for each ... See full summary »

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Minzhi Wei, Huike Zhang, Zhenda Tian, Enman Gao

Votes: 7,212 | Gross: $0.59M

4. In the Mood for Love (2000)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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85 Metascore

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.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu, Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung

Votes: 88,855 | Gross: $2.73M

5. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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78 Metascore

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.

Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Qiu Yuen, Siu-Lung Leung

Votes: 107,945 | Gross: $17.11M

6. Sien nui yau wan (1987)

Unrated | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.6
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Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. Unsurprisingly, no-one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up spending the night ... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Tung Ching | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

Votes: 7,395

7. Tang Bohu dian Qiuxiang (1993)

102 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A scholar in search of true love. Disguising himself as a houseboy, he indentures himself to a rich family in order to pursue the ravishing servant girl who has stolen his heart.

Director: Lik-Chi Lee | Stars: Stephen Chow, Li Gong, Pak-Cheung Chan, Fai-Hung Chan

Votes: 3,254

8. 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: 41,013

9. Wang Jiao ka men (1988)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung, Jacky Cheung, Alex Man

Votes: 6,582 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Lin Shi Rong (1979)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A plump butcher student of Wong Fei Hung, Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as Five Dragons and is accused of raping the head of that school's ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Tak-Hing Kwan, Biao Yuen, Pai Wei

Votes: 1,772

11. Kong shan ling yu (1979)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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An esquire and a General eyes a priceless handwritten scroll by Tripitaka, held in a Temple library. The Abbot of the Temple selects his successor.

Director: King Hu | Stars: Feng Hsu, Yueh Sun, Chun Shih, Feng Tien

Votes: 486

12. Shower (1999)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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74 Metascore

Shenzhen businessman, Da Ming, goes home to Beijing when he thinks his father has died. He finds his father hard at work at the family's bathhouse (the false message was a ruse of Da's ... See full summary »

Director: Yang Zhang | Stars: Jiayi Du, Bing He, Wu Jiang, Ding Li

Votes: 3,582 | Gross: $1.15M

13. A Touch of Zen (1971)

Not Rated | 200 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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A lady fugitive on the run from corrupt government officials is joined in her endeavors by an unambitious painter and skilled Buddhist monks.

Director: King Hu | Stars: Feng Hsu, Chun Shih, Ying Bai, Billy Chan

Votes: 3,886

14. Long men kezhan (1967)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Adventure

7.5
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97 Metascore

The Eunuch of the Emperor has ordered the commander of his army condemned to death for betrayal and insurrection. The commander's family was was murdered to cut off his bloodline, but his ... See full summary »

Director: King Hu | Stars: Lingfeng Shangguan, Chun Shih, Ying Bai, Feng Hsu

Votes: 1,285

15. Yong zhe wu ju (1981)

91 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

7.5
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A short-tempered, violent criminal named "White Tiger" is on the run from the police and joins a theater troupe for disguise, killing anyone who angers him or who suspects his identity. One... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Biao Yuen, Ka-Yan Leung, Shun-Yee Yuen, Tak-Hing Kwan

Votes: 513

16. Lan se da men (2002)

85 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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61 Metascore

An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love.

Director: Chih-yen Yee | Stars: Lun-Mei Kwei, Bo-lin Chen, Yolin Liang, Joanna Chou

Votes: 2,868

17. Ren xiao yao (2002)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

Two unemployed Chinese teenagers have trouble resisting the temptations of the Western world.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Wei Wei Zhao, Qiong Wu, Tao Zhao, Qing Feng Zhou

Votes: 1,770 | Gross: $0.01M

18. Qu mo jing cha (1990)

87 min | Comedy, Horror

7.1
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A former cop rejoins the police department to investigate a drug ring that employs ghosts and vampires.

Director: Wei Tung | Stars: Ching-Ying Lam, Kiu Wai Miu, Wilson Lam, Mei-Wah Wong

Votes: 384

19. To hok wai lung (1991)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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A SWAT team leader is going undercover at a high school to retrieve a stolen gun for his captain.

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Stephen Chow, Man-Tat Ng, Man Cheung, Dennis Chan

Votes: 2,611

20. Dong (1998)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

7.6
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A strange disease starts to affect people in Taiwan just before the year 2000. The authorities order everyone to evacuate, but some tenants of an apartment building stay put, including a ... See full summary »

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kuei-Mei Yang, Kang-sheng Lee, Tien Miao, Hui-Chin Lin

Votes: 2,794

21. Ku qi de nü ren (2002)

90 min | Drama, Comedy

7.1
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Desperate to support her family and earn enough money to get her husband out of jail, a woman with an unusual crying style becomes a professional mourner.

Director: Bingjian Liu | Stars: Longjun Li, Qin Liao, Xingkun Wei, Ging Wen

Votes: 136

22. Qun long xi feng (1989)

95 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Siu Chung Mok, Hoi Mang, Lung Chan

Votes: 654

23. Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind (1980)

95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.6
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Three lazybones friends manufacture a firebomb and place it in a cinema. Pearl, a sadistic young girl, has observed the scene, follows the bombers and starts to manipulate them. The four criminals plan more and more daring acts.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Lieh Lo, Chen Chi Lin, Albert Au, Tin Sang Lung

Votes: 538

24. Feng Fei Fei (1971)

Action, Drama

6.9
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A young woman tries to find a group of villains responsible for her eldest sister's death, but is shocked to discover that her fiancé is one of them.

Director: Pao-Shu Kao | Stars: Lily Ho, James Nam, Hsieh Wang, No Tsai

Votes: 75

25. Vengeance of a Snowgirl (1971)

91 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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Add a Plot

Director: Wei Lo | Stars: Ching Lee, Hua Yueh, Chiao Chiao, Paul Chang

Votes: 58

26. Ai nu (1972)

86 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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The Four Seasons Brothel is run by a ruthless madam, Lady Chun Yi. Countless young girls have been kidnapped or bought and then sold into a life of servitude, prostitution, and torture at ... See full summary »

Director: Yuen Chor | Stars: Lily Ho, Hua Yueh, Betty Pei Ti, Lin Tung

Votes: 534

27. Still Life (2006)

Unrated | 111 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Zhou Lan, Sanming Han, Lizhen Ma

Votes: 4,750 | Gross: $0.07M

28. Er shi si cheng ji (2008)

112 min | Drama

7.1
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75 Metascore

Change and a city in China. In Chengdu, factory 420 is being pulled down to make way for multi-story buildings with luxury flats. Scenes of factory operations, of the workforce, and of ... See full summary »

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Jianbin Chen, Joan Chen, Liping Lü, Tao Zhao

Votes: 1,269

29. Sik san (1996)

95 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.4
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The most renowned and feared chef in the world loses his title of God of Cookery because of his pompous attitude. Humbled, he sets out to reclaim his title.

Directors: Stephen Chow, Lik-Chi Lee | Stars: Stephen Chow, Karen Mok, Nancy Sit, Man-Tat Ng

Votes: 6,778

30. Siu nin Wong Fei Hung chi: Tit ma lau (1993)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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79 Metascore

A martial artist/doctor steals from the corrupt authorities as a masked thief to give to the poor while another martial artist/doctor is forced to hunt him down. But a major threat unites them as a powerful and traitorous shaolin monk takes over the authorities.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Rongguang Yu, Donnie Yen, Jean Wang, Sze-Man Tsang

Votes: 13,918 | Gross: $14.68M

31. The Lady Hermit (1971)

105 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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A young Kung Fu student (Shih Szu) seeks a reclusive teacher so that she may learn to defeat the evil Black Demon. She doesn't realize that the servant woman she befriends (Cheng Pei-Pei) ... See full summary »

Director: Meng Hua Ho | Stars: Pei-Pei Cheng, Lieh Lo, Szu Shih, Hsieh Wang

Votes: 230

32. Happy Times (2000)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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63 Metascore

Zhao is an aging bachelor who hasn't been lucky in love. Thinking he has finally met the woman of his dreams, Zhao leads her to believe he is wealthy and agrees to a wedding far beyond his ... See full summary »

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Lifan Dong, Benshan Zhao, Jie Dong, Biao Fu

Votes: 3,585 | Gross: $0.24M

33. Mang jing (2003)

Unrated | 92 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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78 Metascore

Two Chinese coal miners have hit upon the perfect scam: murder one of their fellow mine workers, make the death look like an accident, and extort money from the boss to keep the incident ... See full summary »

Director: Yang Li | Stars: Qiang Li, Baoqiang Wang, Shuangbao Wang, Jing Ai

Votes: 2,058 | Gross: $0.03M

34. One-Armed Boxer (1972)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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After his schoolmate and master is killed and he loses an arm, student Tien Lung has to learn the art of one-arm boxing.

Director: Yu Wang | Stars: Yu Wang, Yeh Tien, Hsin Tang, Fei Lung

Votes: 646

35. Duo qing jian ke wu qing jian (1977)

96 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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The Sentimental Swordsman epitomizes the lone, virtuous, heroic swordsman with a twist. The Oedipus complexed swordsman played by the popular Ti Lung, is a hero with weaknesses; he drinks, ... See full summary »

Director: Yuen Chor | Stars: Lung Ti, Li Ching, Tung-Shing Yee, On-On Yu

Votes: 238

36. Hok hau fung wan (1988)

101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A young schoolgirl gets involved in the triads of Hong Kong after a classmate is killed in a fight.

Director: Ringo Lam | Stars: Fennie Yuen, Roy Cheung, Damian Lau, Lai-Yui Lee

Votes: 262

37. The Bride with White Hair (1993)

92 min | Fantasy, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Francis Ng, Elaine Lui

Votes: 2,737

38. Ju Dou (1990)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without ... See full summary »

Directors: Yimou Zhang, Fengliang Yang | Stars: Li Gong, Wei Li, Baotian Li, Ma Chong

Votes: 6,311 | Gross: $1.99M

39. Shi di chu ma (1980)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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After failing his fellow students in a Lion Dance competition, Dragon (Jackie Chan) is sent away from his school in disgrace, on the condition that he must find his errant brother. Much ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Pai Wei, Biao Yuen, Lily Li

Votes: 5,256

40. Du bei dao (1967)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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A noble swordsman, whose arm had been chopped off, returns to his former teacher to defend him from a villainous gang of rival swordsmen.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Yu Wang, Chiao Chiao, Chung-Hsin Huang, Yin-Tze Pan

Votes: 2,151

41. Drunken Master (1978)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy

7.6
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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.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Dean Shek

Votes: 28,854

42. Chungking Express (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.1
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Brigitte Lin, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Faye Wong

Votes: 46,227 | Gross: $0.60M

43. Hei kek ji wong (1999)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A bar girl hires a struggling actor to give her acting lessons so that she can feign a greater interest in her customers. The longer they work together, the more they find they have in common.

Directors: Stephen Chow, Lik-Chi Lee | Stars: Stephen Chow, Karen Mok, Cecilia Cheung, Man-Tat Ng

Votes: 4,948

44. Zhantai (2000)

154 min | Drama, History

7.4
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76 Metascore

Set in Fenyang, Shanxi Province, the film focuses on a group of amateur theatre troupe performers whose fate mirrors that of the general population in China as massive socio-economic ... See full summary »

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Hongwei Wang, Tao Zhao, Jing Dong Liang, Tian-yi Yang

Votes: 1,888

45. Bai ga jai (1981)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy

7.6
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A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Biao Yuen, Ching-Ying Lam, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Frankie Chan

Votes: 2,496

46. Wu Lang ba gua gun (1984)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Drama

7.6
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The Yang family was the loyal strong-arm of the Imperial army. But a jealous General betrays the Eilte Spearman and their father to the opposing Mongol army. After an ambush of a battle, ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Sheng Fu, Lily Li, Kara Hui

Votes: 2,040

47. Malu tianshi (1937)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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In old Shanghai, two sisters, a prostitute and a singer, tried to escape from the local scoundrels with the help of a trumpet player and a newspaper seller.

Director: Muzhi Yuan | Stars: Dan Zhao, Heling Wei, Xuan Zhou, Jiting Wang

Votes: 590

48. Tuya de hun shi (2006)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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71 Metascore

Set in Inner Mongolia, a physical setback causes a young woman to choose a suitor who can take care of her, as well as her disabled husband.

Director: Quan'an Wang | Stars: Nan Yu, Ba'toer, Sen'ge, Bao'lier

Votes: 2,011 | Gross: $0.09M

49. Ai ni ai wo (2001)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A cute coed leaves her mother's home and gets involved with a pastry chef who just finish his military service. The two rebelious youngsters deal with the harsh realities of life on the ... See full summary »

Director: Cheng-sheng Lin | Stars: Chen Chang, Angelica Lee, Chen-Nan Tsai, Ming-chun Kao

Votes: 397

50. Yi Yi (2000)

Not Rated | 173 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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93 Metascore

Each member of a middle class Taipei family seeks to reconcile past and present relationships within their daily lives.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Nien-Jen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issei Ogata, Kelly Lee

Votes: 14,889 | Gross: $1.14M