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1. Looper (2012)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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84 Metascore

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano

Votes: 429,972 | Gross: $66.47M

2. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.8
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81 Metascore

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

Votes: 523,214 | Gross: $304.36M

3. Mission: Impossible (1996)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.1
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59 Metascore

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny

Votes: 301,453 | Gross: $180.97M

4. Mission: Impossible III (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.9
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66 Metascore

Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fianceé in response .

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 257,397 | Gross: $133.38M

5. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

A skirmish in Shanghai puts archaeologist Indiana Jones, his partner Short Round and singer Willie Scott crossing paths with an Indian village desperate to reclaim a rock stolen by a secret cult beneath the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Votes: 330,954 | Gross: $179.87M

6. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 90,051 | Gross: $22.24M

7. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 323,818 | Gross: $402.08M

8. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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45 Metascore

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.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis

Votes: 213,696 | Gross: $131.92M

9. The Painted Veil (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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69 Metascore

A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Director: John Curran | Stars: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Catherine An

Votes: 77,831 | Gross: $8.05M

10. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.5
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43 Metascore

Adventuress Lara Croft goes on a quest to save the mythical Pandora's Box before an evil scientist and recruits a former Marine turned mercenary to assist her.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Angelina Jolie Pitt, Gerard Butler, Chris Barrie, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 103,002 | Gross: $65.65M

11. Australia (2008)

PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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53 Metascore

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo

Votes: 102,487 | Gross: $49.55M

12. 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, Shengyi Huang

Votes: 99,598 | Gross: $17.10M

13. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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31 Metascore

In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

Votes: 118,208 | Gross: $102.18M

14. The Anomaly (2014)

97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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27 Metascore

An ex-soldier named Ryan Reeve is taken captive by the "Anomaly" organization where he learns that he only has 9:47 minutes/seconds to find out why they want him dead.

Director: Noel Clarke | Stars: Noel Clarke, Ian Somerhalder, Brian Cox, Alexis Knapp

Votes: 5,626

15. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)

139 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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The origin story of famous Bengali sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi created by Saradindu Bandopadhyay.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Divya Menon, Swastika Mukherjee

Votes: 9,773 | Gross: $0.58M

16. Shanghai Surprise (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

3.0
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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 »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Sean Penn, Madonna, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 4,089 | Gross: $2.32M

17. Fruits of Passion (1981)

83 min | Drama

5.7
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A girl loves an older man. He demands that she goes in a brothel, as evidence that she loves him.

Director: Shûji Terayama | Stars: Isabelle Illiers, Klaus Kinski, Arielle Dombasle, Pîtâ

Votes: 555

18. Families (2015)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Jérôme Varenne, a French financier, lives and works in Shanghai with Chen-Li, his life and business partner. One day, during a short stay in Paris, while paying a call to his mother, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Marine Vacth, Gilles Lellouche, Nicole Garcia

Votes: 362

19. City of Life and Death (2009)

R | 133 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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85 Metascore

In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.

Director: Chuan Lu | Stars: Ye Liu, Wei Fan, Hideo Nakaizumi, Yuanyuan Gao

Votes: 8,440 | Gross: $0.12M

20. Shanghai Kiss (2007)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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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.

Directors: Kern Konwiser, David Ren | Stars: Ken Leung, Hayden Panettiere, Kelly Hu, Joel David Moore

Votes: 4,869

21. Nanking (2007)

R | 88 min | Biography, History, War

7.8
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76 Metascore

Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman | Stars: Hugo Armstrong, Rosalind Chao, Stephen Dorff, John Getz

Votes: 2,972 | Gross: $0.16M

22. Kung Fu Dunk (2008)

100 min | Comedy, Sport

4.8
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Fang Shijie is found as a baby in the garbage and raised at a martial arts academy. With the help of a man, he gets into college and is promoted to the basketball championship as he searches for his real parents.

Director: Yen-Ping Chu | Stars: Jay Chou, Eric Tsang, Gang Wang, Charlene Choi

Votes: 2,640

23. Manufactured Landscapes (2006)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary

7.3
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79 Metascore

Photographer Edward Burtynsky travels the world observing changes in landscapes due to industrial work and manufacturing.

Director: Jennifer Baichwal | Star: Edward Burtynsky

Votes: 2,349 | Gross: $0.24M

24. The Whole Town's Talking (1935)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, James Donlan

Votes: 1,400

25. Too Hot to Handle (1938)

Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Adventure, Romance

6.7
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Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazonian Rain Forest.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon, Walter Connolly

Votes: 976

26. Lan Yu (2001)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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60 Metascore

Beijing, 1988. On the cusp of middle-age, Chen Handong has known little but success all his life. The eldest son of a senior government bureaucrat, he heads a fast-growing trading company ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kwan | Stars: Ye Liu, Jun Hu, Bin Li, Huatong Li

Votes: 1,744 | Gross: $0.12M

27. China Cry: A True Story (1990)

PG-13 | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new ... See full summary »

Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Julia Nickson, France Nuyen, James Shigeta, Russell Wong

Votes: 409 | Gross: $4.21M

28. Perhaps Love (2005)

108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.

Director: Peter Ho-Sun Chan | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Xun Zhou, Jacky Cheung, Jin-hee Ji

Votes: 1,932

29. Solar Attack (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.1
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When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.

Director: Paul Ziller | Stars: Mark Dacascos, Joanne Kelly, Kevin Jubinville, Sugith Varughese

Votes: 776

30. Fists of Fury II (1977)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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After Chen Zhen's execution in Shanghai, the Japanese feared that his death would unite all Chinese kung fu schools against them. Fearing this, the Japanese gave orders to the head of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Iksan Lahardi, Tso Nam Lee, Jimmy Shaw | Stars: Bruce Li, Lieh Lo, Feng Tien, Yasuhiro Shikamura

Votes: 302

31. Blood Brothers (2007)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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Set in Shanghai during the 1930s, the story is inspired by John Woo's classic work Bullet in the Head, released in 1990.

Director: Alexi Tan | Stars: Daniel Wu, Ye Liu, Qi Shu, Tony Yo-ning Yang

Votes: 1,016

32. A Soul Haunted by Painting (1994)

130 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr. Pan. While Pan is away at the revolution in Yunnan, Yu-liang ... See full summary »

Directors: Shuqin Huang, Yimou Zhang | Stars: Li Gong, Fang-Tsen, Shichang Da, Tung-Shing Yee

Votes: 308

33. Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days (2010 Video Game)

Action, Crime

6.5
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3 years later, Lynch has settled in Shanghai and is involved in an arms deal. Lynch calls his old friend Kane to help him.

Directors: Kim Krogh, Karsten Lund, James D. Mortellaro | Stars: Brian Bloom, Jason Connery, Robin Atkin Downes, Matthew Yang King

Votes: 451

34. Shanghai 1920 (1991)

137 min | Drama

6.1
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Billy Fong, a Chinese boy working the Shanghai docks, becomes friends with Dawson Cole, the spoiled son of an American shipping tycoon. As adults, the friends become business partners. ... See full summary »

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: John Lone, Adrian Pasdar, Fennie Yuen, Eric Michael Zee

Votes: 56

35. The Goddess (1934)

TV-PG | 85 min | Drama

7.8
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Street walker by night, devoted mother by day, a woman fights to get her young son an education amid criminal and social injustice in China.

Director: Yonggang Wu | Stars: Lingyu Ruan, Tian Jian, Zhizhi Zhang, Keng Li

Votes: 1,059

36. Totality (1999)

Documentary, Music

8.9
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A unique look at total eclipses, capturing the experience within the scenery of a wide range of settings around the planet, from ancient ruins to city skylines. Totality is constantly ... See full summary »

Director: Billy Mallery

Votes: 26

37. I Wish I Knew (2010)

125 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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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.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Yindi Cao, Hsin-i Chang, Dan-qing Chen, Mei-Ru Du

Votes: 393

38. The Battle of China (1944)

65 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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The Official World War II US Government account of Chinese defense against Japanese aggression.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Claire Chennault, Kai-Shek Chiang, Madame Chiang, Teh Chu

Votes: 426

39. Tell It to the Marines (1926)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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A gruff Marine sergeant and a handsome new recruit compete for the affection of a nurse.

Director: George W. Hill | Stars: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman, Eddie Gribbon

Votes: 1,204

40. Pacific Liner (1939)

Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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The S. S. Arcturus sails from Shanghai to San Francisco, and Dr. Jim Craig takes the post of ship's physician in order to be near Ann Grayson, the ship's nurse. Chief Engineer 'Crusher" ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Chester Morris, Wendy Barrie, Alan Hale

Votes: 126

41. Red Rose White Rose (1994)

110 min | Drama

7.2
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Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kwan | Stars: Joan Chen, Veronica Yip, Winston Chao, Zhao Chang

Votes: 186

42. The Singing Marine (1937)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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Bob Brent, a young Marine from Arkansas, impresses his comrades with his singing ability, and they pitch in to send him to New York to compete in an amateur contest. Success in the contest,... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Dick Powell, Doris Weston, Lee Dixon, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 128

43. Zejtra naporád (2014)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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This romantic comedy, shot in a road-movie style, tells the story of businessman Petr Kraus (Pavel Batek) and his personal transformation. After returning from China, where he supervised ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Havlik | Stars: Pavel Batek, Vica Kerekes, Filip Blazek, Jirí Lábus

Votes: 54

44. Tillie and Gus (1933)

Passed | 58 min | Comedy

7.0
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Tillie and Augustus Winterbottom are thought to be missionaries when they arrive to find Phineas Pratt trying cheat the Sheridans out of her father's inheritance, including a ferry ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Martin | Stars: W.C. Fields, Alison Skipworth, Baby LeRoy, Julie Bishop

Votes: 330

45. Code Name Phoenix (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.1
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A Hong Kong martial artist joins forces with a U.S. marshal in 2020 to stop the release of a virus that halts the aging process.

Director: Jeff Freilich | Stars: Jeffrey Meek, Christina Cox, Denis Akiyama, David Arnott

Votes: 160

46. The Shanghai Drama (1938)

76 min | Drama

6.5
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A Russian emigrant sings in a Shanghai nightclub under the assumed name of Kay Murphy. All she dreams of is a peaceful life with her daughter Vera. But this is only a pipe dream as she has ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Christl Mardayn, Louis Jouvet, Raymond Rouleau, Dorville

Votes: 55

47. Oil for the Lamps of China (1935)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

6.5
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An American, working for his oil company in China, disregards all but the company's interests. " The characters and the institution portrayed in the story are not actual but the product of ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Josephine Hutchinson, Jean Muir, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 189

48. Shanghai 1937 (1997 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

6.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Peter Patzak | Stars: Agnieszka Wagner, Nicholas Clay, James McCaffrey, Min Zhang

Votes: 20

49. Drifters (2003)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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The young adult life of Hong Yunsheng, nicknamed Little Brother, is seen as somewhat of a failure by those that know him. A Chinese national, he stowed away on a boat to the United States, ... See full summary »

Director: Xiaoshuai Wang | Stars: Yihong Duan, Yan Shu, Zhi-Liang Wang, Yiwei Zhao

Votes: 204

50. Barricade (1939)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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In China in the 1930s a singer (Faye) and journalist (Baxter) meet on a train attacked by bandits.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Alice Faye, Warner Baxter, Charles Winninger, Arthur Treacher

Votes: 74