Most Popular "Shanghai" Titles
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1. 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: 120,980 | Gross: $0.03M
2. 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: 212,737 | Gross: $131.92M
3. 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.
Writers: Michael Colton, John Aboud, Brandon Sawyer, Alan Schoolcraft, Brent Simons, Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath | Directors: Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith | Stars: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Conrad Vernon
Votes: 59,960 | Gross: $83.35M
4. 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: 30,467 | Gross: $4.60M
5. 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: 22,285 | Gross: $2.60M
6. Fearless (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation.
Votes: 62,356 | Gross: $24.62M
8. 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 »
9. Code 46 (2003)
R | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
A futuristic Brief Encounter (1945), this is a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.
Votes: 18,083 | Gross: $0.20M
10. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
Director Davis Guggenheim eloquently weaves the science of global warming with Al Gore's personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change in the most talked-about documentary at Sundance.
Votes: 67,452 | Gross: $23.81M
11. 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: 26,779 | Gross: $9.47M
12. 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: 8,124 | Gross: $0.05M
13. 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: 7,614 | Gross: $0.04M
14. 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.
15. 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: 7,757 | Gross: $1.19M
16. 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: 19,153 | Gross: $0.01M
17. The Pillow Book (1996)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Romance
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: 10,590 | Gross: $2.29M
18. 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.
19. Dark Matter (I) (2007)
R | 88 min | Drama
Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics.
Votes: 2,726 | Gross: $0.03M
20. 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: 5,306 | Gross: $1.67M
21. Horror Express (1972)
R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In 1906, in China, a British anthropologist discovers a frozen prehistoric creature and must transport it to Europe by train.
22. Three Times (2005)
120 min | Drama, Romance
Three stories set in three times, 1911, 1966 and 2005. Two actors play the two main characters in each story.
Votes: 4,203 | Gross: $0.15M
23. 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: 4,073 | 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.
25. 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.
26. Shanghai Triad (1995)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
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: 4,198 | Gross: $2.30M
27. 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: 59 | Gross: $0.02M
28. The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War
A Chinese warlord and an engaged Christian missionary fall in love.
29. 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. Shanghai Express (1932)
Passed | 82 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A loose woman rediscovers a former lover during a dangerous train ride to Shanghai.
32. 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.
33. 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 »
34. 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.
35. 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: 1,515 | Gross: $1.08M
36. 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: 3,120 | Gross: $0.10M
37. 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 »
38. Chung Kuo - Cina (1973)
207 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 »
39. Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (2008 Video Game)
E10+ | Animation, Action, Adventure
LEGO Indiana Jones follows Dr. Jones escapades through the jungles of South America to the mountaintops of India. Fans can build, battle and brawl from Indy's entanglements with snakes to his dashing boulder run.
40. Shanghai Affairs (1998)
90 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A Shanghai doctor named Tangsan, is trying to help the town's poor people. Meanwhile, he has the murderous Axe Gang to deal with as well as his feelings for the gang leader's sister.
41. 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 »
42. Canaan (2009– )
TV-14 | Animation, Action, Comedy
Three women, Canaan, a Middle Eastern assassin, Alphard, a leader of a terrorist group and Canaan's nemesis, and Maria, a victim of a horrific terrorist attack, cross paths at an anti-terrorism summit in Shanghai.
43. Sinners in Paradise (1938)
Passed | 65 min | Drama
A seaplane departs for China. On board are a nurse escaping a loveless marriage to do work with refugees, a woman hoping to surprise her estranged son, a wealthy heiress trying to distance ... See full summary »
44. 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: 902 | Gross: $0.02M
46. 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.
48. I Wish I Knew (2010)
125 min | Documentary, History
Focuses on the people, their stories and architecture spanning from the mid-1800s, when Shanghai was opened as a trading port, to the present day.
49. Boxer from Shantung (1972)
Unrated | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Leaving the poverty of his life in Shantung to seek fortune in Shanghai, The Boxer is instead drawn into a world of corruption, gang warfare and evil... Where his only protection is his famed fighting technique.
50. The Fighting Devil Dogs (1938)
Approved | 204 min | Adventure
The US marine corps must battle a would-be world conqueror who uses electricity as a weapon.