With Shanghai Film Studios (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Great Raid (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 22,979 | Gross: $10.17M
2. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 106,064 | Gross: $52.08M
4. 1911 (2011)
R | 99 min | Drama, History, War
A historical drama based on the founding of the Republic of China when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty.
Votes: 6,282 | Gross: $0.13M
5. Shanghai Triad (1995)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 5,699 | Gross: $2.30M
6. Still Life (2006)
Unrated | 111 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 6,815 | Gross: $0.07M
7. Kung Fu Dunk (2008)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Sport
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.
8. 14 Blades (2010)
R | 114 min | Action, History, Thriller
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.
9. Temptress Moon (1996)
R | 130 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
Votes: 1,938 | Gross: $1.08M
10. Spellbinder: Land of the Dragon Lord (1997)
24 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
11. A Man Called Hero (1999)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
14. A Soul Haunted by Painting (1994)
130 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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 »
15. Chang hen ge (2005)
115 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
16. 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 »
19. Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain (1985)
139 min | Drama, War
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.
21. Woman Demon Human (1987)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
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 »
22. Hands in the Hair (2006)
101 min | Drama
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.
25. The Herdsman (1982)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
26. Chunmiao (1975)
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 »
27. Deja Vu (1999)
90 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
33. Evening Rain (1980)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
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 »
36. The Longest Night in Shanghai (2007)
110 min | Drama, Romance
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.
37. Hotel Shanghai (1997 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, War
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.
40. Romance on Lushan Mountain (1980)
90 min | Drama, Romance
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.
41. In-Laws (1981)
100 min | Drama, Family
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 »
44. Bamboo Shoot (2004)
102 min | Comedy
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.
50. Qingchun (1977)
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 »