With August 1st Film Studio (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Battle at Lake Changjin (2021)

176 min | Action, Drama, War

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Set in the Second Phase Offensive of the Korean War, "The Battle at Lake Changjin" tells an epic historical tale: 71 years ago, the People's Volunteer Army (PVA) entered North Korea for ... See full summary »

Directors: Kaige Chen, Dante Lam, Hark Tsui, Jianxin Huang, Haiqiang Ning, Ju-chun Park | Stars: James Filbird, Jing Wu, Jackson Yee, Yihong Duan

Votes: 786

2. The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.4
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61 Metascore

A story focusing on a conflict between a People's Liberation Army squad and a bandit gang in north-east China during the Chinese revolution.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Kenny Lin, Nan Yu

Votes: 2,943 | Gross: $0.23M

3. Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, History

3.1
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29 Metascore

A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

Directors: Sanping Han, Jianxin Huang | Stars: Angelababy, Chow Yun-Fat, John Woo, Daniel Wu

Votes: 6,160 | Gross: $0.15M

4. Youth (2017)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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69 Metascore

A look at the lives of members of a Military Cultural Troupe in the 1970s.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Xuan Huang, Miao Miao, Caiyu Yang, Elane Zhong

Votes: 2,871 | Gross: $1.89M

5. Looking for Jackie (2009)

PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Family

4.0
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Jackie Chan is the undefeated Kung Fu Master who dishes out the action in traditional Jackie Chan style. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only... See full summary »

Directors: Gangliang Fang, Ping Jiang | Stars: Yishan Zhang, Jackie Chan, Qixing Aisin-Gioro, Bing Bai

Votes: 1,225

6. The Eternal Wave (1958)

110 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.2
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Communist Party undercover agents operate in Shanghai in 1939 against the Japanese.

Director: Ping Wang | Stars: Gang Bai, Wansu Huang, Deji Huo, Li Li

Votes: 58

7. The Founding of an Army (2017)

133 min | Action, Drama, History

5.0
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The foundation of CCP army in 1927, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province.

Director: Andrew Lau | Stars: Ye Liu, Yawen Zhu, Zhi-zhong Huang, Hao Ou

Votes: 949

8. Cairo Declaration (2015)

108 min | History, War

5.1
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The movie reappears the history of Cairo Declaration, shows war declarations from all over the world against Japan, till Japan's surrender.

Director: Liu Xing | Stars: Jun Hu, Carina Lau, Cecilia Han, Xiaowei Ma

Votes: 36

9. Tonkô (1988)

PG-13 | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia, who wants to control the length of the Silk Road. One student is Zhao Xingde, who ... See full summary »

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Kôichi Satô, Toshiyuki Nishida, Anna Nakagawa, Tsunehiko Watase

Votes: 226 | Gross: $0.12M

10. Jizhan Wuming chuan (1975)

War

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Directors: Chun Hua, Shaoyan Wang | Stars: Changzhu Guan, Deji Huo, Chunmian Yu, Jingsheng Zhang

11. Battle of Xiangjiang River (2017)

Drama, History, War

5.4
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Division 34 of Red Army covers the main force to break the blockage on Xiangjiang River.

Director: Li Chen | Stars: Jianfeng Bao, Alexis Hellwig, Weimin Sun, Jian Xu

Votes: 31

12. Zhu De & Agnes Smedley (1985)

83 min | Biography, Drama, History

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American journalist Smedley visits Zhu De and is attracted by his personality.

Directors: Jun Li, Jilie Zhao | Stars: Huaizheng Liu, Elisabeth Kunamay, David Crowley, Gumei Li

13. Love in Space (2011)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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49 Metascore

A mother and her three grown daughters juggle are successful in everything except love - until they unexpectedly encounter new romances in Beijing, Sydney and even on the moon.

Directors: Tony Chan, Wing Shya | Stars: Aaron Kwok, Eason Chan, Rene Liu, Gwei Lun-Mei

Votes: 346

14. The East is Red (1965)

117 min | Musical

7.0
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The evolution of the People's Republic of China is told in this spectacular song and dance production, 'Dongfang hong' or 'The East is Red'. Vast, solemn, and glorifying the progress ... See full summary »

Director: Ping Wang

Votes: 114

15. Da Jue Zhan I: Liao Shen Zhan Yi (1990)

222 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Set in 1948, the first strategic campaign in northeast China during the civil war between CCP army and Nationalist Party army.

Star: Haiying Sun

Votes: 153

16. The Bugle from Gutian (2019)

120 min | Biography, History, War

5.5
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Set in early days of the CCP armed forces. The young leaders lead the young Red Army to break out of an encirclement from Jinggang Mountains and head for west Fujian province.

Director: Li Chen | Stars: Renjun Wang, Zhifei Wang, Zhiyang Liu, Bing Hu

Votes: 17

17. Peacekeeping Infantry Battalion (2017– )

Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Stars: Chun Du, Qing Jia, Shaune Diop, Runnan Liu

Votes: 8

18. The Hundred Regiments Offensive (2015)

111 min | War

4.0
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The Japanese has invaded far into china, defeating the Kuomintang (KMT) soldiers many times and pushing them back into Central China. There was a general sentiment among anti-Japanese ... See full summary »

Directors: Haiqiang Ning, Yuzhong Zhang | Stars: Guoqiang Tang, Wufu Wang, Zeru Tao, Zhibing Liu

Votes: 92

19. Lock Destination (2011)

94 min | Action, Drama

4.1
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Top Gun Chinese style. Yue Tianlong and Yin Shuanghu are top J-10 pilots and rivals. They have to reconcile their differences in order to successfully perform a training exercise and secure China's precious airspace.

Director: Haiqiang Ning | Stars: Ke Hu, Yi Huang, Guangjie Li, Ban Wang

Votes: 50

20. Timeless Love (2013)

89 min | Romance

6.2
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Director: Dong Shen | Stars: Alex Fong, Annie Shizuka Inoh, Xiaolu Li, Leon Jay Williams

Votes: 9

21. Landmine Warfare (1962)

90 min | War

6.1
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Director: Yingqi Tang

Votes: 71

22. Di dao zhan (1965)

102 min | War

6.6
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Chinese excavated a lot of tunnels in middle Hebei flatlands and fight invaders in these tunnels in the anti-Japanese war.

Director: Xudong Ren | Stars: Lung-Kuang Chu, Guodong Han, Jiang Liu, Xiujie Liu

Votes: 294

23. Code Name Flash (1987)

88 min | Action, War

5.6
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The country is in uproar as the Chinese are forced to combat the Vietnamese.

Directors: Chi-Keung Leung, Lei Shih, Yan Zhu | Stars: Jan-Ching Do, Hiu-Lui Chan, Sing-Ban Suen, Junkai Zhao

Votes: 12

24. Ballet in the Flames of War (2015)

96 min | War

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Set in the late anti-Japanese war, a Russian officer and a Chinese girl both like ballet and fall in love.

Directors: Yachun Dong, Ming Jin | Stars: Shuci Cao, Jin Chen, Yuan Du, Tianlai Hou

Votes: 44

25. Da Jue Zhan II: Huai Hai Zhan Yi (1991)

219 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Set in 1948, the second strategic campaign in central China between CCP army and the Nationalist Party army.

Stars: Weicai Xie, Shuangli Zhang

Votes: 132

26. Tai Hang shan shang (2005)

117 min | History, War

5.4
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Directors: Jian Chen, Dong Shen, Lian Wei | Stars: Wufu Wang, Shusheng Li, Guangming Xu, Shikui Yan

Votes: 128

27. Conspiracy (2005– )

40 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Liya Ai, Shu Chen, Ming Gao, Yunlong Liu

Votes: 53

28. China Peacekeeping Forces (2018)

96 min | Action, Drama, War

4.7
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Director: Haiqiang Ning | Stars: Honghao Xu, Yi Long, Shiteng Peng, Hao Shen

Votes: 7

29. Da Jue Zhan III: Ping Jin Zhan Yi (1992)

218 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Set in late 1940s, CCP army surrounds and liberates two most important cities in north China, Beiping (now Beijing, the capital of China) and Tianjin.

Votes: 113

30. Axis of War: The First of August (2010 Video)

95 min | War

6.0
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The first part in the epic Chinese war trilogy. In 1927, China's fate hangs in the balance as the Communist Alliance wages an epic and bloody civil war campaign against the uprisings of ... See full summary »

Directors: Yachun Dong, Yeming Song | Stars: Yong Hou, Jin Liu, Ray Lui, Weidong Wu

Votes: 33

31. Sparkling Red Star (1974)

101 min | Drama, War

6.2
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The adventure of Dongzi Pan, a boy whose father left home for the Long March in the Red Army and whose mother was killed by gangster of the evil landlord Hu.

Directors: Ang Li, Jun Li | Stars: Baocheng Gao, Xuehong Li, Jiang Liu, Jizhong Liu

Votes: 94

32. Space Dream (2011)

120 min | Drama

5.0
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The Chinese Space Program. The flights of the Chinese astronauts from Shenzhou 7 to the launch of the Shenzhou 11.

Directors: Dong Shen, Jia Wang | Stars: Zhibing Liu, Bo Yu, Li Niu, Youbin Li

Votes: 20

33. Quan wang (1993)

War

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During World War II two brothers raise a dog who mates with a wolf. After the dog is killed protecting the brothers from the Japanese, they give the puppies to be trained by guerrillas to fight the Japanese.

Stars: Fang Gao, Dun Hai, Yu He, Chao Wang

Votes: 27

34. Wan zhong (1989)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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Five Eighth-Route army soldiers induce a isolated Japanese squad to capitulate.

Director: Ziniu Wu | Stars: Chong Peipei, Qi Zhao, Ruolei Liu, Yaming Ge

Votes: 35

35. Axis of War: My Long March (2010 Video)

War

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MY LONG MARCH is the second part in the thrilling AXIS OF WAR saga, set set during the Nanchang uprising of the Chinese Civil War in 1927.

Directors: Jia Wang, Jun Yang, Junjie Zhai | Stars: Roger Maxime, Zhong Qiu, Jia Wang, Xingang Wang

Votes: 26

36. The Great Military March Forward: Liberate the Northwest (1996)

150 min | War

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Set in the war of liberation, General Peng field army wipes out nationalist party forces in northwest China.

Director: Linyu Wei | Stars: Rui Chen, Yulu Du, Ying Fu, Yue Gu

37. Armoured Car 008 (1980)

80 min | War

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The PLA crew of tank 008 fights heroically in the Sino-Vietnamese War.

Directors: Chun Hua, Pengyuan Ren | Stars: Shixi Li, Lan Li, Po Li, Fuyu Zhao

38. Da ji qin lue zhe (1965)

90 min | War

7.8
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Volunteer Army ambuscaded enemy in the Korean War.

Director: Chun Hua | Stars: Xiaoguang Hu, Yan Li, Chunmian Yu, Liang Zhang

Votes: 18

39. Jing tian dong di (2009)

101 min | Action, Drama

3.4
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Set in May 2018, a huge earthquake takes place in Sichuan Province, China. A PLA motorized infantry troop returns from an exercise and decides to turn to disaster area for offering rescue.

Directors: Dong Shen, Jia Wang | Stars: Yong Hou, Youbin Li, Lei Tong, Hong Yue

Votes: 11

40. Langya shan wu zhuang shi (1958)

War

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Five soldiers of the Eighth Route Army fight heroically to cover the evacuation of local people from border area between Shanxi and Hebei provinces as the Japanese attack.

Director: Wenchi Shi | Stars: Baocheng Gao, Deji Huo, Changhua Li, Li Li

Votes: 81

41. Struggles in an Ancient City (1963)

100 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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Director: Jizhou Yan | Stars: Xiaotang Wang, Xin-Gang Wang, Li Tsung Tsen, Runshen Wang

Votes: 13

42. Ku cai hua (1965)

Drama, War

5.9
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Mother Feng and her family suffer before and during the Japanese invasion of China.

Director: Ang Li | Stars: Yun Qu, Cang Wan, Zhigang Wang, Yaqing Yang

Votes: 24

43. The Sky Eye (2018)

93 min | Drama, War

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Director: Hu Yang | Stars: Junwei Gao, Xiaofan Lin, Haihua Lu, Danny Ray

44. The Long March (1959)

95 min | War

6.5
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Directors: Yin Cheng, Chun Hua | Stars: Huiliang Chen, Kai Huang, Ma Lan, Meng Li

Votes: 17

45. Da zhuan zhe: Ao zhan lu xi nan (1996)

140 min | History, War

6.8
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Director: Lian Wei | Stars: Xuecheng Fu, Yue Gu, Qi Lu, Feihu Sun

Votes: 6

46. Wang Mao (2014)

92 min | Drama

6.9
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Wang Mao joins the army in order to earn money to marry his favorite girl. He struggled his life through the whole war against Janpanese invaders.

Director: Xiao-Xi Zhao | Stars: Dazhi Wang, Jinjie Guo, Xiaofeng Ge, Jingmin Luo

Votes: 137

47. Tracks in the Snowy Forest (1960)

116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A special detachment sends an undercover to destroy bandits in snowy forest.

Director: Peiran Liu | Stars: Yongshou Zhang, Runshen Wang, Zhipeng Liang, Yu Bi

Votes: 17

48. Locust Tree Village (1962)

96 min | Drama

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Aunt Guo led the poor peasant league playing an active part in land-reform movement before liberation. Now she leads villagers setting up people's commune.

Director: Ping Wang | Stars: Jialin Gao, Zhenbang Ge, Peng Hu, Rui Kong

49. Charging Out Amazon (2002)

102 min | Action

5.3
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Set in 1999. Two China special force soldiers are selected to join in an international training camp located in Amazon basin in Latin America. They withstand plenty of tests and tremendous ... See full summary »

Director: Yeming Song | Stars: Yong Hou, Lixin Mu

Votes: 168

50. Intrepid Hero (1958)

87 min | Action, War

7.2
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1950, PLA scout Tai Zeng disguised himself as a Taiwan agent to defeat the bandits in West Guangxi province.

Directors: Guang Hao, Jizhou Yan | Stars: Yang Yu, Xiaotang Wang, Yongshou Zhang, Hui Fang

Votes: 13


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