100 Most Popular Chinese Mandarin Moviesby IMDb-Editors | created - 22 Apr 2019 | updated - 22 Apr 2019 | Public
Here are the 100 most popular movies, according to IMDb MOVIEmeter, that are listed with the primary language of Chinese Mandarin on IMDb. Data as of April 2019. For more, visit the search results on IMDb.
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2. Long Day's Journey Into Night (2018)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Mystery
A man went back to Guizhou, found the tracks of a mysterious woman. He recalls the summer he spent with her twenty years ago.
Votes: 6,123 | Gross: $0.50M
3. The Wandering Earth (2019)
TV-MA | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi
As the sun is dying out, people all around the world build giant planet thrusters to move Earth out of its orbit and sail Earth to a new star system. Yet the 2500-year journey comes with unexpected dangers, and in order to save humanity, a group of young people in this age of a wandering Earth fight hard for the survival of humankind.
Votes: 26,105 | Gross: $5.88M
4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.
Votes: 251,225 | Gross: $128.08M
7. Lust, Caution (2007)
NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, History, Romance
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: 37,034 | Gross: $4.60M
8. Project Gutenberg (2018)
130 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
The Hong Kong police are hunting a counterfeiting gang led by a mastermind code-named "Painter". In order to crack the true identity of him, the police recruits gang member Lee Man to unmask "Painter's" secret identity.
10. Hidden Man (2018)
137 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young swordsman in 1930's China returns home to try and solve a five-year-old murder case. Described as the third installment of the gangster trilogy that includes "Let The Bullets Fly" and "Gone With The Bullets."
11. Operation Red Sea (2018)
TV-MA | 142 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
PLA Navy Marine Corps launch a hostage rescue operation in the fictional Republic of Ihwea and undergo a fierce battle with rebellions and terrorism.
Votes: 5,939 | Gross: $1.54M
12. House of Flying Daggers (2004)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Votes: 107,193 | Gross: $11.05M
14. Dragon Blade (2015)
R | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 18,287 | Gross: $0.07M
15. The Flowers of War (2011)
R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance
An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Votes: 49,200 | Gross: $0.01M
16. Kaili Blues (2015)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Mystery
While travelling the countryside to locate his nephew, a small town doctor finds himself interacting with people from his past and future.
Votes: 3,031 | Gross: $0.03M
17. The Mermaid (2016)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Shan, a mermaid, is sent to assassinate Xuan, a developer who threatens the ecosystem of her race, but ends up falling in love with him instead.
Votes: 8,166 | Gross: $3.23M
19. Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)
Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
China's deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.
Votes: 6,703 | Gross: $2.72M
22. Drunken Master (1978)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy
Wong Fei-Hung (Jackie Chan) is a mischievous, yet righteous young man, but after a series of incidents, his frustrated father has him disciplined by Beggar So (Siu-Tin Yuen), a Master of drunken martial arts.
23. Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two professors team up to locate a lost treasure and embark on an adventure that takes them from a Tibetan ice cave to Dubai, and to a mountain temple in India.
Votes: 8,813 | Gross: $0.36M
24. The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang (2019)
109 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A legendary demon hunter (Jackie Chan), tracking down beasts that enter the human dimension, assisted by a lawman protégé and a motley group of friendly monsters.
26. The Climbers (2019)
Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando confront the most difficult mount. The first four failures have cost them too much physical strength until the wind and snow stop the gap.
27. Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
R | 114 min | Action, Drama, History
During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.
Votes: 41,985 | Gross: $6.57M
28. Journey to the West (2013)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Tang Sanzang, an aspiring Buddhist hero tries to protect a village from three demons. He develops complex feelings for Miss Duan, the demon hunter who repeatedly helps him, and finally quests to meet the legendary Monkey King.
Votes: 11,488 | Gross: $0.02M
29. Hello Mr. Billionaire (2018)
118 min | Comedy
A pathetic minor league Soccer Goalkeeper was given a task - to spend 1 Billion in thirty days, if successful he will get 30 Billion. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the task and he must not own any valuables by end of it.
30. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
PG | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
Votes: 29,210 | Gross: $2.60M
33. Dying to Survive (2018)
Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
A story on how a small drug store owner became the exclusive selling agent of a cheap Indian generic drug against Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia in China.
Votes: 4,613 | Gross: $0.01M
35. Man Behind the Sun (1988)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History, Horror
Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to unit 731, where they're horribly tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.
37. The Big Boss (1971)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young man sworn to an oath of non-violence works with his cousins in an ice factory where they mysteriously begin to disappear.
Votes: 24,178 | Gross: $0.04M
41. Fly By Night (2018)
100 min | Crime, Drama
A Taxi driver uses his service as a front for an extortion racket, and when his younger brother's impulsive behaviour brings the cops and the triad to his doorstep, he stops at nothing to protect all who matter to him.
42. A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
Not Rated | 237 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
43. Farewell My Concubine (1993)
R | 171 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Two boys meet at an opera training school in Peking in 1924. Their resulting friendship will span nearly 70 years and will endure some of the most troublesome times in China's history.
Votes: 24,749 | Gross: $5.22M
45. League of Gods (2016)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Fantasy
Based on the 16th-century Chinese novel Feng Shen Yan Yi (The Investiture of the Gods), the story tells of how King Zhou of Shang becomes a tyrant due to the wiles of Daji, a vixen spirit who is disguised as one of his concubines.
Votes: 2,255 | Gross: $0.18M