Most Popular Mandarin-Language Feature Films


1. Arrival (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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81 Metascore

A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 66,721 | Gross: $65.05M

2. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 1,719,510 | Gross: $533.32M

3. Now You See Me 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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46 Metascore

The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco

Votes: 120,406 | Gross: $65.03M

4. The Martian (2015)

PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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80 Metascore

An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

Votes: 514,859 | Gross: $228.43M

5. Jue di tao wang (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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50 Metascore

A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville, Bingbing Fan, Eric Tsang

Votes: 8,362

6. 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: 76,804 | Gross: $143.52M

7. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.3
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,006,872 | Gross: $205.34M

8. Pacific Rim (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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64 Metascore

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day

Votes: 388,562 | Gross: $101.79M

9. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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69 Metascore

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

Votes: 365,987 | Gross: $54.56M

10. 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: 177,051 | Gross: $120.62M

11. Tropic Thunder (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy

7.0
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71 Metascore

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Kahn

Votes: 312,526 | Gross: $110.42M

12. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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53 Metascore

Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

Votes: 532,853 | Gross: $423.03M

13. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 289,160 | Gross: $166.11M

14. Limitless (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.4
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59 Metascore

With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access 100 percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Anna Friel, Abbie Cornish, Robert De Niro

Votes: 428,556 | Gross: $79.24M

15. Serenity (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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74 Metascore

The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their numbers who is telepathic.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk

Votes: 246,206 | Gross: $25.34M

16. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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83 Metascore

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 523,935 | Gross: $66.21M

17. The Devil's Advocate (1997)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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60 Metascore

An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 264,283 | Gross: $60.98M

18. 50 First Dates (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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48 Metascore

Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider, Sean Astin

Votes: 270,943 | Gross: $120.78M

19. American Ultra (2015)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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50 Metascore

A stoner - who is in fact a government agent - is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination. But he's too well-trained and too high for them to handle.

Director: Nima Nourizadeh | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, John Leguizamo

Votes: 59,515 | Gross: $14.43M

20. Yip Man (2008)

R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.1
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59 Metascore

During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan, Ka Tung Lam

Votes: 175,094

21. Rush Hour (1998)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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60 Metascore

A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed LAPD detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 191,357 | Gross: $141.15M

22. Blackhat (2015)

R | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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51 Metascore

A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang, Leehom Wang

Votes: 40,771 | Gross: $7.10M

23. A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.1
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44 Metascore

As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried

Votes: 139,404 | Gross: $42.62M

24. Jumper (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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35 Metascore

A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson

Votes: 246,703 | Gross: $80.17M

25. I Am Not Madame Bovary (2016)

128 min | Comedy

6.8
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63 Metascore

After being swindled by her ex-husband, a woman takes on the Chinese legal system.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Chengpeng Dong, Bingbing Fan, Wei Fan, Xiaogang Feng

Votes: 306 | Gross: $0.36M

26. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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: 220,503 | Gross: $128.07M

27. Balls of Fury (2007)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport

5.3
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38 Metascore

Down-and-out former professional ping-pong phenom, Randy Daytona, is sucked into a maelstrom when FBI Agent Ernie Rodriguez recruits him for a secret mission. Randy is determined to bounce back and win, and to smoke out his father's killer -- arch-fiend Feng.

Director: Robert Ben Garant | Stars: Dan Fogler, Christopher Walken, George Lopez, Maggie Q

Votes: 35,977 | Gross: $32.88M

28. 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: 262,270 | Gross: $133.38M

29. Ocean's Twelve (2004)

PG-13 | 125 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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58 Metascore

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Votes: 290,093 | Gross: $125.53M

30. The Karate Kid (2010)

PG | 140 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.2
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61 Metascore

Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han

Votes: 122,690 | Gross: $176.59M

31. 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: 91,563 | Gross: $22.24M

32. The Internship (2013)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy

6.3
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42 Metascore

Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rose Byrne, Aasif Mandvi

Votes: 162,280 | Gross: $44.67M

33. 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: 151,429 | Gross: $0.08M

34. The Transporter (2002)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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51 Metascore

Frank is hired to "transport" packages for unknown clients and has made a very good living doing so. But when asked to move a package that begins moving, complications arise.

Directors: Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen | Stars: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze, François Berléand

Votes: 241,679 | Gross: $25.30M

35. Contagion (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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70 Metascore

Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow

Votes: 183,206 | Gross: $75.64M

36. Survivor (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.6
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26 Metascore

A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.

Director: James McTeigue | Stars: Parker Sawyers, Dylan McDermott, Bashar Rahal, Royce Pierreson

Votes: 22,981

37. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

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

6.5
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52 Metascore

James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh, Teri Hatcher

Votes: 151,716 | Gross: $125.33M

38. Freaky Friday (2003)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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70 Metascore

An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon, Harold Gould

Votes: 99,059 | Gross: $110.22M

39. 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: 120,157 | Gross: $102.18M

40. Rush Hour 2 (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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48 Metascore

Carter and Lee head to Hong Kong for vacation, but become embroiled in a counterfeit money scam.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, John Lone, Ziyi Zhang

Votes: 163,341 | Gross: $226.14M

41. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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40 Metascore

A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith

Votes: 141,518 | Gross: $79.36M

42. Jin ling shi san chai (2011)

R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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46 Metascore

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang

Votes: 39,632 | Gross: $0.01M

43. Birth of the Dragon (2016)

103 min | Biography, Drama

3.4
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Young, up-and-coming martial artist, Bruce Lee, challenges legendary kung fu master Wong Jack Man to a no-holds-barred fight in Northern California.

Director: George Nolfi | Stars: Billy Magnussen, Terry Chen, Darren E. Scott, Ron Yuan

Votes: 385

44. Pieces of April (2003)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.

Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Katie Holmes, Oliver Platt, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke

Votes: 18,193 | Gross: $2.36M

45. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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57 Metascore

A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Juana Collignon

Votes: 89,175 | Gross: $25.04M

46. Syriana (2005)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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76 Metascore

A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet, Kayvan Novak

Votes: 110,777 | Gross: $50.82M

47. 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: 78,918 | Gross: $8.05M

48. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

R | 127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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37 Metascore

With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with a deadly Chinese crimelord trying to get his brother out of prison.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Votes: 129,579 | Gross: $129.73M

49. 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: 12,427 | Gross: $0.07M

50. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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48 Metascore

The Angels investigate a series of murders which occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.

Director: McG | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Bernie Mac

Votes: 102,061 | Gross: $100.69M