Best Chinese-Triad Crime Dramasby muybueno16 | created - 02 Jan 2014 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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2. Infernal Affairs (2002)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.
Votes: 110,805 | Gross: $0.17M
3. Infernal Affairs II (2003)
Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
4. Infernal Affairs III (2003)
Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Months after the events of the original film, Ming suspects a police superintendent as being a new mole for the triads, while years earlier, Yan embarks on his first mission.
6. Big Bullet (1996)
91 min | Action, Crime
After assaulting his tactical commander during a raid gone sour, a dedicated but temperamental cop Sergeant Bill Chu is demoted to the Emergency Unit, long considered to be the police force's dumping ground for problem cops.
7. Full Alert (1997)
98 min | Action, Drama
Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan's gang is the H.K. ... See full summary »
9. Léon: The Professional (1994)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
Votes: 921,624 | Gross: $19.50M
11. Honor (2006)
R | 87 min | Action, Drama
In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
14. Vanishing Son (1995– )
60 min | Adventure
13 episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1994 and 1995 and first aired in January 1995. Jian-Wa comes to America from Beijing with his brother Wago to find freedom. Wago, who is... See full summary »
15. Vanishing Son (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Two students (Jian-Wa and Wago) in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom (reference is made to the fights at ... See full summary »
16. Vanishing Son II (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Drama
The continuing saga of the Chang brothers: Jian-Wa and Wago. Picking up where it left off, Jian-Wa has left L.A. after a gangfight which involved his brother Wago. Jian-wa travels to the ... See full summary »
17. Vanishing Son III (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance
The saga picks up in Washington, DC where Jian-wa is competing in a classical music competition (under the name Michael Lee). Back in LA, Jian-wa's brother Wago is wanted by the F.B.I. and ... See full summary »
18. Vanishing Son IV (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Drama
After the death of his brother Wago, Jian-wa Chang now roams America's countryside while looking for his place in the world. He is hit by a van of two college students. Jian is taken in and... See full summary »
20. The Killer (1989)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.
21. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 1,071,874 | Gross: $132.38M
R | 105 min | Action, War
A man travels from China to Vietnam, on the brink of war with America, to retrieve his uncle and cousin but find complications when he falls in love with a female gangster with a dangerous ex.
23. Safe (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.
Votes: 96,189 | Gross: $17.14M
25. Deadly Target (1994)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama
Hong Kong police detective Charles Prince (Gary Daniels) arrives in Los Angeles to extradite a notorious Chinese gangster back to Hong Kong for trial. But soon, his suspect escapes. With ... See full summary »
26. The Replacement Killers (1998)
R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A troubled hitman seeks aid from a forger to help him get papers to China. However, the drug lord has hired replacements to finish the job, and kill the hitman.
Votes: 25,572 | Gross: $18.97M
27. The Tracker (2001 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, ... See full summary »
28. Beast Cops (1998)
TV-MA | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
One of the most universally acclaimed motion pictures in the history of Hong Kong cinema. Acclaimed director Gordon Chan ("Fist Of Legend", "2000 AD", "The Big Heat") dispenses with ... See full summary »
29. Prison Break (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.
31. Drive (1997)
R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time.
32. China White (1989)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In Amsterdam - in the time before the legalisation of some drugs and the following growth of competition on the market - takes place a war between the Italian and Chinese mafia because of ... See full summary »
33. The Criminal Mind (1993)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young District Attorney pays a visit to his older brother, who is a Mafia boss. The older brother forces his girlfriend and his brother to witness a double murder, then sets them up so an... See full summary »
34. Rush Hour (1998)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
Votes: 219,551 | Gross: $141.15M
36. The Last Tycoon (2012)
Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Action superstar Chow Yun-Fat portrays real-life gangster Chen Daqi as he rises to the upper echelons of power, finding himself torn between the love of two women, the murderous plots of the secret service, and the looming threat of war.
37. China Girl (1987)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A modern day Romeo & Juliet story is told in New York when an Italian boy and a Chinese girl become lovers, causing a tragic conflict between ethnic gangs.
Votes: 1,380 | Gross: $1.26M
38. Protégé (2007)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A special agent has for 8 years been deep undercover in Asia's lucrative organized crime trade as he plays protégé to one of the key players, Banker. Nick now has but he has started to feel loyalty to his new environment, and to the money.
39. Flash Point (2007)
R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hot-headed inspector takes on a small but powerful Vietnamese-Chinese gang, after a series of crimes and murder attempts committed and putting an undercover cop and his girlfriend in great danger.
Votes: 11,769 | Gross: $0.00M
40. SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A near retired inspector and his unit are willing to put down a crime boss at all costs while dealing with his replacement, who is getting in their way. Meanwhile, the crime boss sends his top henchmen to put an end to their dirty schemes.
43. The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
When Sandy, a call girl at "The Naked Eye", ends up dead, her friend and only ally in the world, Jake, goes on a manhunt to find out who killed her.
Votes: 1,928 | Gross: $0.02M
46. Colour of the Truth (2003)
104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
47. Exiled (2006)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.
Votes: 7,825 | Gross: $0.05M
48. Tiger on Beat (1988)
TV-MA | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.
49. The Mission (1999)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama