Most Popular "Shanghai" Titles
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1. Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Votes: 61,377 | Gross: $83.35M
2. Spy Game (2001)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.
Votes: 122,430 | Gross: $0.03M
3. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.
Votes: 215,269 | Gross: $131.92M
4. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Votes: 23,154 | Gross: $2.60M
6. The Andromeda Strain (2008 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.
7. Lust, Caution (2007)
NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
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.
Votes: 30,828 | Gross: $4.60M
8. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 68,399 | Gross: $23.81M
10. The Red Violin (1998)
R | 130 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery
A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.
Votes: 27,048 | Gross: $9.47M
11. The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and... See full summary »
14. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Votes: 19,513 | Gross: $0.01M
15. Shanghai (2010)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
Votes: 7,731 | Gross: $0.04M
16. Saving Face (2004)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Votes: 7,854 | Gross: $1.19M
17. The Pillow Book (1996)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,683 | Gross: $2.29M
18. The White Countess (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
Votes: 5,353 | Gross: $1.67M
19. The Founding of a Republic (2009)
138 min | Drama, History, War
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.
20. Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
R | 106 min | Action, Drama, History
Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,216 | Gross: $0.05M
21. Shanghai Surprise (1986)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic... See full summary »
Votes: 4,112 | Gross: $2.32M
24. Dangerous Liaisons (2012)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In Shanghai, an aging socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifests itself as a risky game, where her former lover agrees to seduce, then abandon a naive young woman.
26. Shanghai Triad (1995)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A provincial boy related to a Shanghai crime family is recruited by his uncle into cosmopolitan Shanghai in the 1930s to be a servant to a ganglord's mistress.
Votes: 4,257 | Gross: $2.30M
27. Shanghai Kiss (2007)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
28. The Shanghai Gesture (1941)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A young woman, Poppy, out for excitement in Shanghai, enters a gambling house owned by "Mother" Gin Sling, a dragon-lady who worked herself up from poverty to buy the casino. Sir Guy ... See full summary »
30. Secret Agent of Japan (1942)
Passed | 72 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Kay Murdock (Lynn Bari) strolls into the Dixie Bar in Shanghai on November 1, 1941 and asks the bartender for a letter addressed to Captain Larsen, and is referred to Roy Bonnell (Preston ... See full summary »
31. Phantom of the Theatre (2016)
103 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A haunted theatre, filled with the vengeful spirits of a tragically-trapped performance troupe murdered in a fire 13 years ago, waits for the once-grand palatial playhouse to re-open with a new show - and bring in new victims.
Votes: 76 | Gross: $0.02M
32. Purple Butterfly (2003)
R | 127 min | Drama, History, War
Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a ... See full summary »
Votes: 913 | Gross: $0.02M
33. Smile (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Drama
High school student Katie signs up for a trip to China, where she meets Lin, who has a facial deformity that discourages her from ever showing her face, but her friendship with Katie helps her start to see life in a new way.
34. Shanghai Baby (2007)
120 min | Drama
In rain-drenched Berlin, the passionate, life-loving young writer Coco seeks the closing chapter of her novel, which begins in the turbulent city of Shanghai at the outset of the 21st ... See full summary »
36. To the Ends of the Earth (1948)
Approved | 109 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Based on the files of the United States Department of Treasury. Commissioner Michael Barrows is an American Government Agent. On board a Coast Gaurd boat off the California coast he chases ... See full summary »
37. God of Gamblers III: Back to Shanghai (1991)
116 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
This film focuses on the disciple of the God of Gamblers, Chow Sing Cho, also known as the "Saint of Gamblers". A group of people with telekinetic powers matching his attack him and his ... See full summary »
38. Suzhou River (2000)
83 min | Drama, Romance
The river Suzhou that flows through Shanghai is a reservoir of filth, chaos and poverty, but also a meeting place for memories and secrets. Lou Ye, who spent his youth on the banks of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,172 | Gross: $0.10M
39. Saps at Sea (1940)
Approved | 57 min | Comedy
Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory, but when he follows doctor's orders about sea air, he finds an ex-con is aboard.
40. Temptress Moon (1996)
R | 130 min | Drama, Romance
Not far from Shanghai, in a country twon stands the palatial home of the Pang family. Old Master Pang is an addict who brings up his beautiful daughter Ruyi on opium smoke. Her older ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,531 | Gross: $1.08M
41. South Sea Woman (1953)
Approved | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
AWOL marine Sgt. Jim O'Hearn is court-martialed for a variety of offenses that carry 143 years in the stockade or the death penalty but refuses to aid in his own defense.
42. Chung Kuo - Cina (1973)
135 min | Documentary
A documentary on China, concentrating mainly on the faces of the people, filmed in the areas they were allowed to visit. The 220 minute version consists of three parts. The first part, ... See full summary »
43. Charlie Chan in Shanghai (1935)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When a prominent official is murdered at a banquet honoring Charle Chan, the detective and son Lee team up to expose an opium-smuggling ring.
44. Tiny Times 2.0 (2013)
113 min | Drama, Romance
Set four years after the first movie, Lin Xiao, Lily, Nan Xiang, and Ruby, confront opportunities and challenges as their school days come to an end.
Votes: 771 | Gross: $0.04M
47. Springtime in a Small Town (2002)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance
Liyan and Yuwen live in post-war torpor, childless but with Liyan's school-aged sister. He coughs, imagining he has TB; Yuwan embroiders; they sleep in separate rooms. A surprise visit from... See full summary »
Votes: 1,131 | Gross: $0.04M
50. Flatland (2002– )
Action, Drama, Mystery
In the future of 2010, three young Americans, Quentin, JT and Amy are visiting Shanghai, when they get shanghaied by mysterious Mr. Smith and taken to Flatland, a place where past and ... See full summary »