China - Best Foreign Language Filmby BrunoRibeiro90 | created - 2 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Chinese submissions for the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film
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2. My Memories of Old Beijing (1983)
96 min | Drama
The film shows the society and life in Beijing in 1920s through the eyes of a 6 year old girl. Yingzi Lin moves to Beijing from Taiwan with her parents. They live in a lane in the southern ... See full summary »
6. Red Sorghum (1987)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, History, Romance
When a leprous winery owner in 1930s China dies a few days after his arranged marriage, his young widow is forced to run the winery to make a living while contending with bandits, her drunkard lover, and the invading Japanese army.
7. The Birth of New China (1989)
163 min | Drama, History
In the spring and summer of 1949, the People's Liberation Army launched an offensive under the orders of Mao Zedong and Zhu De, they crossed the Yangtze River and Nanjing was liberated on ... See full summary »
8. Ju Dou (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,800 | Gross: $1.99M
10. The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,912 | Gross: $1.89M
12. Red Cherry (1995)
120 min | Drama, War
It is 1940. Chuchu and Luo Xiaoman are Chinese students who have been sent to study in Moscow, at the International School. She is 13; he is 12. Xiaoman is from Yanan, Mao's base after the ... See full summary »
13. Genghis Khan (1998)
113 min | Adventure, Drama, War
About 850 years ago a man was born to change history in a way like nobody else before or after him. He was the most successful and feared commander of all times, he created to biggest ... See full summary »
14. Heart of China (1999)
105 min | Drama, War
The film tells the story of a grounded American pilot during the Second World War who learns about the noble spirit of the Chinese poeple when he is rescued by the communist-led Chinese ... See full summary »
15. Breaking the Silence (2000)
90 min | Drama
Gong Li stars in this low-key drama about a single mother who will do anything to provide for her son. Sun Liying (Li) struggles to care for her hearing-impaired child Zheng Da (Gao Xin) after her taxi driver husband divorces.
16. Hero (2002)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, History
A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors.
Votes: 165,175 | Gross: $53.71M
17. Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Votes: 3,956 | Gross: $0.08M
18. 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: 101,793 | Gross: $11.05M
19. The Promise (2005)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Empowered by the love of a slave (Jang), a royal concubine (Cheung) is given the chance to make an extraordinary decision.
Votes: 8,684 | Gross: $8.19M
20. Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
R | 114 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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: 40,045 | Gross: $6.57M
21. The Knot (2006)
117 min | Drama, Romance, War
A Taiwanese medical student defects to Mainland China due to Nationalist persecution, became an army surgeon during Korean War, and later went to Tibet as a doctor, while pining for his ... See full summary »
22. Dream Weavers: Beijing 2008 (2008)
94 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary shot over the course of five years telling five stories in the run-up to the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics: the construction of the Bird's Nest Olympic Stadium, Gold medal ... See full summary »
25. 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: 45,488 | Gross: $0.01M
26. Caught in the Web (2012)
117 min | Drama
The story begins on a bus, when white-collar worker Ye refuses to give up her seat to a senior citizen. Her defiance is videotaped by a journalist intern and played during a news show. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 848 | Gross: $0.00M
30. Xuan Zang (2016)
90 min | Biography, History
During the Tang Dynasty's during the era of "Zhen Guan" (era name during rule of Emperor Taizong), the young Xuan Zang monk, in his quest for the knowledge in Buddhism, embarked on a ... See full summary »
31. Wolf Warrior (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship is confronted by a group of deadly foreign mercenaries who are hired to assassinate him by a vicious drug lord.
32. 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."