Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin Taiwan


1. The Revenant (2015)

R | 156 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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76 Metascore

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 427,918 | Gross: $183.64M

2. Life of Pi (2012)

PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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79 Metascore

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu

Votes: 445,512 | Gross: $124.98M

3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.9
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93 Metascore

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

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

Votes: 218,995 | Gross: $128.07M

4. The Assassin (2015)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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80 Metascore

A female assassin receives a dangerous mission to kill a political leader in eighth-century China.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Chen Chang, Qi Shu, Yun Zhou, Satoshi Tsumabuki

Votes: 9,925 | Gross: $0.61M

5. Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Comedy

6.2
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14 Metascore

A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Steve Oedekerk, Fei Lung, Leo Lee, Ling-Ling Hsieh

Votes: 38,165 | Gross: $16.03M

6. 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: 37,138 | Gross: $0.63M

7. Lust, Caution (2007)

NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang

Votes: 30,742 | Gross: $4.60M

8. Yi Yi (2000)

Not Rated | 173 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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92 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: 12,949 | Gross: $0.24M

9. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A toaster, a blanket, a lamp, a radio, and a vacuum cleaner, journey to the city to find their master after being abandoned in their cabin in the woods.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Timothy E. Day, Thurl Ravenscroft

Votes: 19,786

10. Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)

Unrated | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Sihung Lung, Yu-Wen Wang, Chien-Lien Wu, Kuei-Mei Yang

Votes: 13,972 | Gross: $7.29M

11. A Brighter Summer Day (1991)

Not Rated | 237 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.4
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90 Metascore

Based on a true story, primarily on a conflict between two youth gangs, a 14-year-old boy's girlfriend conflicts with the head of one gang for an unclear reason, until finally the conflict comes to a violent climax.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Chen Chang, Lisa Yang, Kuo-Chu Chang, Elaine Jin

Votes: 2,917

12. 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: 21,059 | Gross: $2.60M

13. Red Cliff II (2009)

142 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu, who have become allied forces, against all ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 19,311

14. The King of Fighters (2010)

93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.1
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Live-action feature based on the video game "King of Fighters".

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Maggie Q, Sean Faris, Will Yun Lee, Ray Park

Votes: 3,604

15. Once Upon a Forest (1993)

G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: Michael Crawford, Ben Vereen, Ellen Blain, Benji Gregory

Votes: 3,878 | Gross: $6.57M

16. You Are the Apple of My Eye (2011)

109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A group of close friends who attend a private school all have a debilitating crush on the sunny star pupil, Shen Jiayi. The only member of the group who claims not to is Ke Jingteng, but he ends up loving her as well.

Director: Giddens Ko | Stars: Chen-tung Ko, Michelle Chen, Shao-Wen Hao, Owodog

Votes: 6,272

17. Ashes of Time (1994)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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69 Metascore

A broken-hearted hit man moves to the desert where he finds skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu Wai Leung

Votes: 10,196

18. Gorgeous (1999)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.0
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A romantic girl travels to Hong Kong in search of certain love but instead meets a kind-hearted professional fighter with whom she begins to fall for instead.

Director: Vincent Kok | Stars: Jackie Chan, Qi Shu, Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Emil Chau

Votes: 8,888

19. The Wedding Banquet (1993)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Winston Chao, May Chin, Ya-Lei Kuei, Sihung Lung

Votes: 10,909 | Gross: $6.93M

20. Reign of Assassins (2010)

R | 117 min | Action, History

6.9
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Drizzle/Zeng Jing tries to start a new life after she had betrayed her gang and hid the remains of monk.

Director: Chao-Bin Su | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Woo-sung Jung, Xueqi Wang, Barbie Hsu

Votes: 6,113

21. Zombie Fight Club (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Horror

3.9
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It's the end of the century at a corner of the city in a building riddled with crime - Everyone in the building has turned into zombies. After Jenny's boyfriend is killed in a zombie attack... See full summary »

Director: Joe Chien | Stars: Andy On, Jessica Cambensy, Michael Wong, Terence Yin

Votes: 443

22. 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: 3,241

23. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)

Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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62 Metascore

An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them.

Director: Te-Sheng Wei | Stars: Masanobu Andô, Jun'ichi Haruta, Sabu Kawahara, Shiang-Chu Tang

Votes: 5,463

24. Secret (2007)

101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.6
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Ye Xiang Lun, a talented piano player is a new student at the prestigious Tamkang School. On his first day, he meets Lu Xiao Yu, a pretty girl playing a mysterious piece of music.

Director: Jay Chou | Stars: Jay Chou, Lun Mei Gwei, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Kai-xuan Tseng

Votes: 5,762

25. Three Times (2005)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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80 Metascore

Three stories set in three times, 1911, 1966 and 2005. Two actors play the two main characters in each story.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Qi Shu, Chen Chang, Fang Mei, Shu-Chen Liao

Votes: 4,245 | Gross: $0.15M

26. Our Times (2015)

134 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Love grows where it isn't expected in this endearing romantic comedy coming of age movie.

Director: Yu Shan Chen | Stars: Vivian Sung, Darren Wang, Joe Chen, Jerry Yan

Votes: 2,132

27. Attack Force Z (1981)

84 min | Action, Drama, History

5.5
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A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: John Phillip Law, Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood

Votes: 1,641

28. Ilo Ilo (2013)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

In 90s Singapore, the friendship between Filipino nursemaid Teresa and her young charge Jiale makes waves in a family, while the Asian recession hits the region.

Director: Anthony Chen | Stars: Yann Yann Yeo, Tian Wen Chen, Angeli Bayani, Jia Ler Koh

Votes: 3,029 | Gross: $0.05M

29. Stray Dogs (2013)

138 min | Drama

6.9
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84 Metascore

An alcoholic man and his two young children barely survive in Taipei. They cross path with a lonely grocery clerk who might help them make a better life.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kang-sheng Lee, Kuei-Mei Yang, Yi-Ching Lu, Shiang-chyi Chen

Votes: 1,431

30. Millennium Mambo (2001)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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73 Metascore

Taipei. A voice off-camera looks back ten years to 2000, when Vicky was in an on-again off-again relationship with Hao-Hao. She's young, lovely, and aimless. He's a slacker. Cigarettes and ... See full summary »

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Qi Shu, Jack Kao, Chun-hao Tuan, Jun Takeuchi

Votes: 3,183 | Gross: $0.01M

31. A City of Sadness (1989)

157 min | Drama, History

8.1
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A beautiful, historical film based upon the complex lives of four brothers.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Shu-fen Hsin, Sung Young Chen, Jack Kao

Votes: 2,721

32. Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)

R | 81 min | Action, Fantasy

7.6
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57 Metascore

After his students are killed by the One Armed Boxer, a vengeful and blind Kung Fu expert travels to a village where a martial arts contest is being held and vows to behead every one armed man he comes across.

Director: Yu Wang | Stars: Yu Wang, Tien Wu Chu, Kang Chin, Chung-Erh Lung

Votes: 3,343

33. Hang in There, Kids! (2016)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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In a secluded indigenous tribe, 3 kids who grew up in the mountains and the woods. They are all very optimistic, energetic and playful; yet, they are also troubled by their own family ... See full summary »

Director: Laha Mebow | Stars: Albee Huang, Buya Watan, Watan Silan, Suyan Pito

Votes: 10

34. Pushing Hands (1992)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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All the while, Master Chu tries to find his place in the foreign American world.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Bo Z. Wang, Sihung Lung, Lai Wang, Deb Snyder

Votes: 2,522 | Gross: $0.15M

35. Vive L'Amour (1994)

118 min | Drama

7.4
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The film focuses on three city folks who unknowingly share the same apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung, her current lover; and Hsiao-ang, who's ... See full summary »

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Chao-jung Chen, Kang-sheng Lee, Kuei-Mei Yang, Yi-Ching Lu

Votes: 2,323

36. Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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When three rebellious students leave their hometown to pursue their lifelong dreams in the big city, their relationships start to face the pressures of real life as the 1980s Taiwanese ... See full summary »

Director: Ya-che Yang | Stars: Hsiao-chuan Chang, Lun Mei Gwei, Rhydian Vaughan, Bryan Shu-Hao Chang

Votes: 955

37. Dragon Inn (1967)

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: 1,032

38. The Terrorizers (1986)

109 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A metaphysical mystery about the lives of three couples in Taipei that continually intersect over a span of several weeks.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Cora Miao, Pao-Ming Ku, Wang An, Shih-Chieh Chin

Votes: 1,059

39. Spider Lilies (2007)

94 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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When Jade, a web-cam girl visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, ... See full summary »

Director: Zero Chou | Stars: Rainie Yang, Isabella Leong, Kris Shen, Jay Shih

Votes: 1,645

40. Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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86 Metascore

A little boy and his baby-sitter inhabit the same imaginary world: through their adventures they are followed by a strange red balloon.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Hippolyte Girardot, Simon Iteanu, Fang Song

Votes: 3,410 | Gross: $0.46M

41. Another Woman (2015)

96 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Wei-Chen Chang | Stars: Ariel Lin, Hao Qin, Shu-Chen Tsai, Peggy Tseng

Votes: 16

42. Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)

R | 99 min | Drama

7.5
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Young teen girl Xiu Xiu is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975 (sending young people to there was a part of Cultural Revolution in China). A year ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Chen | Stars: Xiaolu Li, Lopsang, Zheng Qian, Jie Gao

Votes: 2,736 | Gross: $1.00M

43. What Time Is It There? (2001)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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79 Metascore

When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time; as he watches ... See full summary »

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kang-sheng Lee, Shiang-chyi Chen, Yi-Ching Lu, Tien Miao

Votes: 3,575 | Gross: $0.19M

44. Dragon Attack (1983)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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Similar to "The Dirty Dozen" or one of that nature. Japan is trying to take over the world and the generals of the allied forces trying to stop the Japanese have been taken prisoner. A ... See full summary »

Director: Yen-Ping Chu | Stars: Jackie Chan, Brigitte Lin, Yu Wang, Yueh Sun

Votes: 1,218

45. Shaolin Wooden Men (1976)

98 min | Action

6.6
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Jackie witnesses his father's death by the skilled hands of a martial arts master with an unknown killing technique. Jackie vows to become a Shaolin monk and avenge his death (not very ... See full summary »

Director: Chi-Hwa Chen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chung-Erh Lung, Kang Chin, Ping-Yu Chang

Votes: 1,484

46. Café. Waiting. Love (2014)

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Director: Chin-Lin Chiang | Stars: Vivian Sung, Bruce Hung, Megan Lai, Li-Ang Chang

Votes: 716

47. Baby Steps (II) (2015)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.4
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Danny, a Taiwanese-American man, and his partner Tate long to have a baby, but the complex world of international surrogacy is further complicated by Danny's well-meaning but extremely ... See full summary »

Director: Barney Cheng | Stars: Tzi Ma, Michael Adam Hamilton, Meera Simhan, Jason Stuart

Votes: 117

48. Flowers of Shanghai (1998)

Unrated | 125 min | Drama

7.5
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In Shanghai in the 1880s there are four elegant brothels (flower houses): each has an auntie (called madam), a courtesan in her prime, older servants, and maturing girls in training. The ... See full summary »

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Michiko Hada, Michelle Reis, Carina Lau

Votes: 1,799

49. Rebels of the Neon God (1992)

106 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

Within the urban gloom of Taipei, four youths face alienation, loneliness, and moments of existential crisis amidst a series of minor crimes.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Chao-jung Chen, Chang-bin Jen, Kang-sheng Lee, Yi-Ching Lu

Votes: 1,992 | Gross: $0.03M

50. The Tenants Downstairs (2016)

110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.2
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A sadisitic landlord manipulates the lives of his tenants through a network of surveillance cameras installed throughout the building.

Director: Adam Tsuei | Stars: Simon Yam, Yu-Wei Shao, Xing Li, Kang-sheng Lee

Votes: 201