With Shanghai Film Studios (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Great Raid (2005)

R | 132 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
48 Metascore

Taking place towards the end of WWII, 500 American Soldiers have been entrapped in a camp for 3 years. Beginning to give up hope they will ever be rescued, a group of Rangers goes on a dangerous mission to try and save them.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, James Franco, Robert Mammone

Votes: 22,979 | Gross: $10.17M

2. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

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

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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: 106,064 | Gross: $52.08M

3. To Live (1994)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, War

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

After Fugui and Jiazhen lose their personal fortunes, they raise a family and survive difficult cultural changes during 1940s to 1970s China.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: You Ge, Gong Li, Ben Niu, Wu Jiang

Votes: 18,426 | Gross: $2.33M

4. 1911 (2011)

R | 99 min | Drama, History, War

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
37 Metascore

A historical drama based on the founding of the Republic of China when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty.

Directors: Tao Hai, Wei Li, Guoqiang Tang, Li Zhang, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Winston Chao, Bingbing Li, Chun Sun

Votes: 6,282 | Gross: $0.13M

5. Shanghai Triad (1995)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
77 Metascore

A provincial boy related to a Shanghai crime family is recruited by his uncle into cosmopolitan Shanghai in the 1930s to be a servant to a ganglord's mistress.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Gong Li, Baotian Li, Xiaoxiao Wang, Xuejian Li

Votes: 5,699 | Gross: $2.30M

6. Still Life (2006)

Unrated | 111 min | Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
81 Metascore

A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Zhou Lan, Sanming Han, Lizhen Ma

Votes: 6,815 | Gross: $0.07M

7. Kung Fu Dunk (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Sport

4.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Fang Shijie is found as a baby in the garbage and raised at a martial arts academy. With the help of a man, he gets into college and is promoted to the basketball championship as he searches for his real parents.

Director: Yen-Ping Chu | Stars: Jay Chou, Eric Tsang, Gang Wang, Charlene Choi

Votes: 3,529

8. 14 Blades (2010)

R | 114 min | Action, History, Thriller

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
50 Metascore

A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues.

Director: Daniel Lee | Stars: Donnie Yen, Wei Zhao, Chun Wu, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Votes: 8,125

9. Temptress Moon (1996)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Not far from Shanghai, in a country town stands the palatial home of the Pang family. Old Master Pang is an addict who brings up his beautiful daughter Ruyi on opium smoke. Her older ... See full summary »

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Gong Li, Kevin Lin, Saifei He

Votes: 1,938 | Gross: $1.08M

10. Spellbinder: Land of the Dragon Lord (1997)

24 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Kathy is on a camping trip when she finds a bamboo boat belonging to Mek, a scientist who has discovered a way of travelling between parallel worlds. Kathy meddles with the controls, sending herself and Mek to the world of Spellbinders.

Stars: Lauren Hewett, Ryan Kwanten, Leonard Fung, Anthony Brandon Wong

Votes: 1,148

11. A Man Called Hero (1999)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Hero Wah goes to study under Master Pride. When he returns to his parents, he learns that they have been murdered by a band of evil Westerners. After impregnating his wife Jade, he ventures to New York in search of his parents' killers.

Director: Andrew Lau | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Shu Qi, Kristy Yeung, Nicholas Tse

Votes: 2,007

12. Hibiscus Town (1987)

164 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Love, humiliation and politics play out in a distant village of China during the cultural revolution.

Director: Jin Xie | Stars: Wen Jiang, Linian Liu, Xiaoqing Liu, Ning Xu

Votes: 1,015

13. Purple Butterfly (2003)

R | 127 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
68 Metascore

Cynthia is a young Chinese woman in love with Itami, a Japanese man about to be sent home for military service.

Director: Ye Lou | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Tôru Nakamura, Ye Liu, Yuanzheng Feng

Votes: 1,280 | Gross: $0.02M

14. A Soul Haunted by Painting (1994)

130 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr. Pan. While Pan is away at the revolution in Yunnan, Yu-liang ... See full summary »

Directors: Shuqin Huang, Yimou Zhang | Stars: Gong Li, Fang-Tsen, Shichang Da, Tung-Shing Yee

Votes: 437

15. Chang hen ge (2005)

115 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A person's life is destined to be shorter than that of a city. Having spent her whole life in Shanghai, Qiyao has her moments of prosperity and her fair share of loneliness. She finally ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kwan | Stars: Sammi Cheng, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Jun Hu, Daniel Wu

Votes: 445

16. My Memories of Old Beijing (1983)

96 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

Director: Yigong Wu | Stars: Jie Shen, Min Zhang, Fengyi Zhang, Zhenyao Zheng

Votes: 394

17. Sanmao Joins the Army (1994)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

San Mao joins the army and experiences a tough, dangerous, and funny life.

Director: Jianya Zhang | Stars: Lin Jia, Zongwan Wei, Jie Cui, Lin Dong

Votes: 158

18. A Q zheng zhuan (1981)

125 min | Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The True Story of Ah Q is set during the 1911 revolution. Ah Q is a lowly peasant who wants to rise above his class, or at least get out of his grinding poverty.

Director: Fan Cen | Stars: Shunkai Yan, Wei Li, Yikang Jin, Suya Wang

Votes: 189

19. Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain (1985)

139 min | Drama, War

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Follows a Red Army company from training through to combat in the Sino-Vietnamese War of 1979 and the aftermath of war, focusing on the anger created by corruption among the Party elite.

Director: Jin Xie | Stars: Xiaohe Lü, Guoqiang Tang, Wei He, Chao Tong

Votes: 267

20. Prince of the Himalayas (2006)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet set in ancient Tibet.

Director: Sherwood Hu | Stars: Purba Rgyal, Dobrgyal, Zomskyid, Sonamdolgar

Votes: 102 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Woman Demon Human (1987)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The fictional life and career of a famous actress in Chinese opera, a woman who goes against tradition by specializing in playing male roles, especially that of Zhang Kui, a benevolent ... See full summary »

Director: Shuqin Huang | Stars: Shouli Xu, Baotian Li, Qilin Ji, Yanling Pei

Votes: 119

22. Hands in the Hair (2006)

101 min | Drama

4.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

For 10 years, Ani, a young wife and mother, has sported the same hair style. She has a humdrum life and a platonic relationship with young Mr. Ahua, her hairdresser. She leaves home after he loses his job. There is love and new beginnings.

Director: Cheng Ding Jiang | Stars: Rosamund Kwan, Wallace Huo, Francis Ng, Lucy Yang

Votes: 111

23. Two Stage Sisters (1964)

112 min | Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Chronicles the fortunes of two actresses in pre-revolutionary China, who are separated by money and politics.

Director: Jin Xie | Stars: Fang Xie, Yindi Cao, Nan Deng, Ran Ding

Votes: 337

24. Shanghai Red (2006)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A murder mystery set in contemporary Shanghai about a beautiful woman caught in a web of vengeance and deceit.

Director: Oscar L. Costo | Stars: Vivian Wu, Richard Burgi, Honglei Sun, You Ge

Votes: 111 | Gross: $0.02M

25. The Herdsman (1982)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This movie is adapted from the novel Heroes in Tongbai. Xiao Hua, a sister of Zhao Yongsheng, is deserted by her poor family. He Xiangdong, a woodworker, adopts her and rename her He Cuigu.... See full summary »

Directors: Jin Xie, Shuqin Huang | Stars: Shimao Zhu, Shan Cong, Qiong Liu, Ben Niu

Votes: 271

26. Chunmiao (1975)

Drama

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

During the Cultural Revolution, the director of a farm collective studies medicine on her own in order to provide a more effective alternative to the collective's "capitalist" health care ... See full summary »

Directors: Tingduo Liang, Jin Xie, Bili Yan | Stars: Mu Bai, Shichang Da, Qi Feng, Baocheng Gao

Votes: 20

27. Deja Vu (1999)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

How does fate work in love? This is main theme examined in this movie. When we begin, there are two storylines taking place, until the "fated" couples are paired...but are they really the ... See full summary »

Director: Kin-Nam Cho | Stars: Wei Zhao, Vivian Li, Nicky Wu, Peter Ho

Votes: 123

28. Ermo (1994)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A woman gets obsessed with buying a television for her family.

Director: Xiaowen Zhou | Stars: Liya Ai, Peiqi Liu, Zhijun Ge, Haiyan Zhang

Votes: 447 | Gross: $0.06M

29. Girl Students' Dormitory (1983)

85 min | Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

School life of five fresh girl students of south-east university.

Director: Shujun Shi | Stars: Luo Yan, Ya Xu, Hongmei Chen, Xia Li

Votes: 16

30. Crash Landing (2000)

114 min | Action

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A airplane flight goes wrong.

Director: Jianya Zhang | Stars: Bing Shao, Yong You, Fan Xu, Huaqiong Chi

Votes: 115

31. Family (1957)

111 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story focuses on three brothers and how they respond to the expectation that they will each marry women whom their grandfather has selected for them.

Directors: Xihe Chen, Ming Ye | Stars: Heling Wei, Rui Jiang, Zhi Cheng, Yun Dai

Votes: 46

32. Legend of Tianyun Mountain (1980)

126 min | Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Jin Xie | Stars: Jianlan Shi, Fuli Wang, Shi Wei-Jian, Xuemin Hong

Votes: 177

33. Evening Rain (1980)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This is a film which has deep influence upon China in the 1980s. During the period of cultural revolution manipulated by the Gang of Four, Qiu Shi, a poet was sent by Li Yan and Liu Wenying... See full summary »

Director: Yigong Wu | Stars: Bin Lin, Yu Zhang, Ming Qiang, Xinghuo Zhong

Votes: 111

34. Wei qing shao nu (1994)

101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A girl has a nightmare and decides to explore the secret of her dead mother.

Director: Ye Lou | Stars: Ying Qu, Yong You, Nai An, Jie Li

Votes: 46

35. Railway Guerrilla (1956)

83 min | War

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Chinese guerrilla forces battle Japanese and Nationalist collaborators.

Director: Ming Zhao | Stars: Huiqu Cao, Yi Qin, Zhe Feng, Qi Feng

Votes: 95

36. The Longest Night in Shanghai (2007)

110 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A Japanese make-up artist is in Shanghai working at the NEAsian Music Awards. Later he's hit by a woman taxi driver. Despite language problems they spend the night together driving around Shanghai etc.

Director: Yibai Zhang | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Wei Zhao, Naomi Nishida, Takashi Tsukamoto

Votes: 656

37. Hotel Shanghai (1997 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, War

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

German two-part miniseries about the westerns staying at a popular hotel in Shanghai as the Japanese invasion of China also known as the Second Sino-Japanese War begins in 1937 as a precursor to WWII.

Director: Peter Patzak | Stars: Agnieszka Wagner, Nicholas Clay, James McCaffrey, Min Zhang

Votes: 29

38. The White-Haired Girl (1972)

128 min | Drama, Music

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Hu Sang | Stars: Cheney Chen, Ling Guiming, Mao Huifang, Xu Jue

Votes: 11

39. Le palanquin des larmes (1988)

113 min | Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The story of three generations of a family in Shanghai against the backdrop of tumultuous times.

Director: Jacques Dorfmann | Stars: Jie Chen, Zongying Huang, Wen Jiang, Gao Junxia

Votes: 84

40. Romance on Lushan Mountain (1980)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Amerian Chinese Zhou is the daughter of a former general of nationalist army. She met Geng on Lushan mountain and fell in love with him, but their love was forbidden ten years ago. Now two lovers reunite on the Lushan mountain.

Director: Zumo Huang | Stars: Kai Min Guo, Yu Zhang, Cui Gao, Xiying Wen

Votes: 54

41. In-Laws (1981)

100 min | Drama, Family

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In a north China village, Renwu Chen gets married to Shuilian Xu. She presents quite a contrast to his elder brothers wife Wang Qiangying, a selfish woman who tries to get all she can from ... See full synopsis »

Director: Huanzhang Zhao | Stars: Yumei Wang, Shuqin Wang, Yujuan Wen, Shaokang Yu

Votes: 38

42. Death Ray on Coral Island (1980)

Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Scientists protect a high efficiency atomic battery from being used as an ultimate weapon.

Director: Hongmei Zhang | Stars: Nong Li, Zhiao Ling, Junqin Ma, Zhen Qiao

Votes: 21

43. Lei yu (1984)

Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Daolin Sun | Stars: Yongfei Gu, Qingshu Hu, Tongyu Liang, Xiaowei Ma

Votes: 40

44. Bamboo Shoot (2004)

102 min | Comedy

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A loveable modern twist on a Chinese fairytale, Bamboo Shoot's mixing of screwball kung-fu with Shakespearean themes of desire and confusion elevates this film to one with universal appeal.

Director: Xin Lee | Stars: Tseng Chang, CoCo Lee, John Lone, Hong Tao

Votes: 88

45. Sweet Revenge (2007)

114 min | Thriller

4.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Ping Ho | Stars: Nick Cheung, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Bingbing Fan, Hong Chen

Votes: 75

46. Forever Young (1983)

93 min | Drama, Family

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Girls at a Beijing High School in 1952 have dreams for China.

Director: Shuqin Huang | Stars: Kai Min Guo, Yan Liang, Ling Qin, Yexiang Ren

Votes: 23

47. Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (1998)

90 min | Drama

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Xiaolian Peng | Stars: Zhaoan Dai, Ya'nan Wang, Li Wei, Quan Yuan

48. From Victory to Victory (1952)

122 min | War

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In 1947 the Chinese Red Army sets a trap for the Nationalist forces in Jiangsu province.

Directors: Yin Cheng, Xiaodan Tang | Stars: Ge Chen, Zhe Feng, Huada Tang, Niu Tie

Votes: 62

49. Cong nu li dao jiang jun (1981)

162 min | Drama, War

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Biography of Red Army commander Luo Xiao, known as Xiao Luo when a slave, who joined the Chinese army in 1915.

Director: Yan Wang | Stars: Chunchao Feng, Xilai Shi, Xiqian Wu, Zaibao Yang

Votes: 13

50. Qingchun (1977)

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After her senses are surgically restored, a formerly deaf mute teenager enlists in the army and is assigned to communications work. But her inexperience with even such simple tasks as ... See full summary »

Director: Jin Xie | Stars: Joan Chen, Xiyan Wang, Ping Yu, Yue Yuan

Votes: 26


1-50 of 232 titles. | Next »

Recently Viewed