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1. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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73 Metascore

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.

Directors: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson | Stars: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 325,685 | Gross: $215.40M

2. Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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66 Metascore

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Directors: Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh Nelson | Stars: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 86,890 | Gross: $143.52M

3. Mulan (1998)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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71 Metascore

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.

Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Lea Salonga

Votes: 183,810 | Gross: $120.62M

4. Ying xiong (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.9
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85 Metascore

A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Jet Li, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ziyi Zhang

Votes: 154,044 | Gross: $0.08M

5. Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson | Stars: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 194,944 | Gross: $165.23M

6. Tian jiang xiong shi (2015)

R | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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41 Metascore

When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An teams up his army with an elite Legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to protect his country and his new friends.

Director: Daniel Lee | Stars: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrien Brody, Si Won Choi

Votes: 13,171 | Gross: $0.07M

7. Red Cliff (2008)

R | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.).

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 38,139 | Gross: $0.63M

8. Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)

114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The epic story of the Chinese girl-warrior, Mulan, who fights to defend her father.

Directors: Jingle Ma, Wei Dong | Stars: Wei Zhao, Jaycee Chan, Jiao Xu, Kun Chen

Votes: 4,290

9. Yu pu tuan: Tou qing bao jian (1991)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mak | Stars: Amy Yip, Lawrence Ng, Kent Cheng, Rena Murakami

Votes: 1,648 | Gross: $0.40M

10. Su Qi-er (2010)

R | 115 min | Action, Drama, History

6.4
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62 Metascore

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. However, Su's peaceful life is shattered when his... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Wenzhuo Zhao, Xun Zhou, Andy On, Xiaodong Guo

Votes: 7,587

11. Jin yi wei (2010)

R | 114 min | Action, History, Thriller

6.4
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50 Metascore

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.

Director: Daniel Lee | Stars: Donnie Yen, Wei Zhao, Chun Wu, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Votes: 6,384

12. San wa (2005)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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Archeologist Jack keeps having reoccurring dreams of a past life, where he is the great General Meng Yi, whom is sworn to protect a Korean Princess named OK-soo. Jack decides to go investigate everything with his friend William.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Bing Shao, Jackie Chan, Weixing Yao, Jianzhong Zhang

Votes: 12,078

13. Di Renjie: Shen du long wang (2013)

134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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From legendary action director Tsui Hark and the creators of international smash hit Detective Dee - Mystery Of The Phantom Flame comes the captivating tale of Dee Renjie's beginnings in ... See full summary »

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Carina Lau, Chien Sheng, Mark Chao, Angelababy

Votes: 3,066 | Gross: $0.08M

14. Di renjie: Tong tian di guo (2010)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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75 Metascore

An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Tony Ka Fai Leung, Chao Deng, Carina Lau, Bingbing Li

Votes: 8,630 | Gross: $0.26M

15. Xia nü (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: 3,548

16. Wang Chao De Nu Ren: Yang Gui Fei (2015)

122 min | History

3.8
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The tragic story of a Tang Dynasty imperial consort who was the favorite of the Emperor Xuanzong.

Directors: Shiqing, Zhuangzhuang Tian, Yimou Zhang | Stars: Bingbing Fan, Joan Chen, Leon Lai, Shun Oguri

Votes: 372

17. Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (2008 Video)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.2
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Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.

Director: Raman Hui | Stars: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Will Shadley, Eamon Pirruccello

Votes: 5,929

18. Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010 TV Short)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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Po is to host the annual winter holiday feast and he struggles to meet his friends' expectations.

Director: Tim Johnson | Stars: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen

Votes: 3,984

19. Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters (2011 Video)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.9
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Po and the Furious Five uncover the legend of three of kung fu's greatest heroes: Master Thundering Rhino, Master Storming Ox, and Master Croc.

Director: Tony Leondis | Stars: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Seth Rogen

Votes: 2,250

20. Xiu chun dao (2014)

111 min | Action

6.6
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This is a movie set in the late Ming Dynasty. The 3 main characters are all elite guards for the palace. One of their fellow guardsmen goes bad. His former companions must now forget their ... See full summary »

Director: Yang Lu | Stars: Chen Chang, Shih-Chieh Chin, Dong-xue Li, Shi Shi Liu

Votes: 1,551

21. Jiang shan mei ren (2008)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.9
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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.

Director: Siu-Tung Ching | Stars: Kelly Chen, Donnie Yen, Leon Lai, Xiaodong Guo

Votes: 3,300

22. Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)

Unrated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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Chinese soldiers in an ancient civil war get caught up in a fantastical quest to save the universe.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Biao Yuen, Adam Cheng, Brigitte Lin, Damian Lau

Votes: 1,923

23. Jin ping mei (2008)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Story is begin with the childhood of rich and powerful Simon Qing (Lam Wai-Kin) has been schooled in the ways of sex by his virile father (Tsui Siu-Keung), but is still a virgin. That is, ... See full summary »

Director: Man Kei Chin | Stars: Hikaru Wakana, Kaera Uehara, Serina Hayakawa, Yui Morikawa

Votes: 439

24. Kong Zi (2010)

125 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.

Director: Mei Hu | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Xun Zhou, Jianbin Chen, Quan Ren

Votes: 3,102

25. Aleta: Vampire Mistress (2012)

89 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.2
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The revelry of an upscale Halloween party is shattered by gunshots as two armed robbers attempt to fleece the well-to-do patrons of their money and jewels.

Director: Phil Condit | Stars: Ange Maya, Tom Cochran, Beau Nelson, Laura Cotenescu

Votes: 51

26. Qin yong (1989)

145 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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China 2.200 years ago. It's the time of the Qin dynasty. The emperor seeks immortality by busily letting his alchemists search for a formula and building the famous terracotta army from the... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Tung Ching | Stars: Yimou Zhang, Li Gong, Rongguang Yu, Suk Bung Luk

Votes: 734

27. Confucius (2015 TV Movie)

Documentary, Biography

5.6
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This documentary explores the life of Confucius and the impact of his teachings on modern Chinese society.

Directors: Hugo Macgregor, Fei Deng, Dong Yan | Stars: Minglin Qiao, Yonglin Yu, Roger Ames, Daniel A. Bell

Votes: 5

28. You Seng (1993)

118 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Near the beginning of the Tang dynasty, in 7th century China, General Shi Yan-sheng is tricked into leaving the crown prince unguarded. The crown prince is murdered by one of his brothers ... See full summary »

Director: Clara Law | Stars: Joan Chen, Hsing-Kuo Wu, Fengyi Zhang, Ming-Yang Li

Votes: 288

29. Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Mystery

7.6
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China, 7th century. On their way to a provincial centre Judge Dee and his three wives spend the night at a taoist monastery. Soon the judge discovers that the secluded place holds a secret ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Khigh Dhiegh, Mako, Soon-Tek Oh, Miiko Taka

Votes: 114

30. Liu jai yim taam (1987)

90 min | Fantasy

6.0
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Three vixens have meditated for 1,000 years to able to shed their animal natures and become human. For the final month of their rigors, they have moved near a village where women pray to a ... See full summary »

Director: Ngai Choi Lam | Stars: Amy Yip, Chia Ling Ha, So Man, Hitomi Kudô

Votes: 464

31. Wu xia qi gong zhu (1993)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.2
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Directors: Jing Wong, Dennis Chan | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Maggie Cheung, Sharla Cheung

Votes: 188

32. Siu hap Cho Lau Heung (1993)

82 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure

5.9
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A martial artist is targeted by a fearsome foe who plans to eliminate the greatest fighters in the world.

Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Aaron Kwok, Chingmy Yau, Sharla Cheung, Gloria Yip

Votes: 152

33. Dai noi muk taam 009 (2009)

98 min | Action, Comedy

4.3
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Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Dawei Tong, Jia Song

Votes: 330

34. Kongzi (2011– )

45 min | Biography, Drama, History

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A student working on a thesis explores the life of Confucius and the impact of his teachings on modern society.

Stars: Winston Chao, Fa Gao, Issei Ishida, Lai-Kit Kwan

35. Da Ming Gong Ci (2000– )

Drama, History

7.5
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Stars: Ya-Lei Kuei, Chen Hong, Winston Chao, Biao Fu

Votes: 56

36. Sui Tang yingxiong (2012– )

Action, Drama, History

5.8
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Stars: Winston Chao, Shaoqun Yu, Dicky Cheung, Leni Lan Crazybarby

Votes: 16

37. Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan (2007– )

Drama, History, Romance

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Stars: Winston Chao, Bingbing Fan, Ning Ji, Xiumeng Li

38. Wu yue chuan qi (2013–2014)

Adventure, Drama

7.8
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In 802, as part of a diplomatic mission, Pyu Crown Prince Sunanda brings a troupe of musicians and dancers to the Chinese court in Tang Dynasty's capital Chang'an.

Stars: Ja-Hyeon Chu, Kenny Lin, Winston Chao, Liang Gao

Votes: 6

39. Wang de nüren (2012– )

Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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Stars: Joe Chen, Xiao Chen, Siu-Ho Chin, Siu-Wong Fan

Votes: 7

40. Lung Fung Dim (2010)

108 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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An emperor disguises himself as a commoner and falls in love with the female boss of an inn.

Director: Shu-Kai Chung | Stars: Richie Jen, Barbie Hsu, Changjiang Pan, Pak-Cheung Chan

Votes: 90

41. Kong Fuzi (1940)

96 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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Director: Mu Fei | Stars: Wan'er Murong, Chong Pei, Yingcai Sima, Huaiqiu Tang

Votes: 38

42. Tie luo han (1970)

89 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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New York Nam Kuen Iron Buddha By Tak Wah Eng special features: multiple views instructional sections drill techniques

Director: Chun Yen | Stars: Yun Ling, Yin Fang, Jeanette Yu Wei, Hung Lieh Chen

Votes: 35

43. Da Ming gong (2009)

88 min | Documentary, Drama

8.2
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Da Ming Palace is the biggest ever royal palace in the history of human archaeology, with a building area 3.5 times that of the Forbidden City. This film tells the stories of the rise and ... See full summary »

Director: Tiemu Jin | Stars: Yu Bai, He Huang, Cui-cui Li

Votes: 15

44. Wu Zetian mi shi (2011– )

Drama, History

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Stars: Winston Chao, Jiming Chen, Gillian Chung, Chong Ding

45. Legend of Black Lotus

Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

After a Queen has a vision that she will give birth to a great warrior who will unite the divided kingdom she is shocked when she gives birth to a girl...who is black! The King condemns the... See full summary »

46. Diao Chan (2002– )

Drama

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Diao Chan, one of the Four Beauties of ancient China, was used by Wang Yun to turn the warrior Lü Bu against the warlord Dong Zhuo.

Stars: Sharla Cheung, Ray Lui, Zhiqi Fan, Zaifeng Han

47. Fei yin hu die zhan (1978)

85 min | Adventure

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Roc Tien plays a top swordsman, who goes after a league of professional assassins and kung fu masters who are trying to upset the balance in the martial world.

Director: Chi Chang | Stars: Peng Tien, Ling Chia, Ho Tien, Emily Y. Chang

48. Zhong yi men (1972)

90 min | Action, Drama

5.2
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Director: Lung Chien | Stars: Yu Wang, Pin Chiang, Chia-Lin Sun, Yeh Tien

Votes: 14

49. Da po tong wang zhen (1959)

Adventure, Musical

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Director: Hok Sing Wong | Stars: Tak-Hing Kwan, Kwan Lai Ng, Ying Sau Hui, Kau Lam

50. Qi xia wu yi ye tan chong xiao lou (1959)

Adventure

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Director: Hok Sing Wong | Stars: Tak-Hing Kwan, Kwan Lai Ng, Ying Sau Hui, Kau Lam