Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin Taiwan


1. The Revenant (2015)

R | 156 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.0
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76 Metascore

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 562,942 | Gross: $183.64M

2. Lucy (I) (2014)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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61 Metascore

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Amr Waked

Votes: 380,818 | Gross: $126.66M

3. Assassin's Creed (2016)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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36 Metascore

Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 152,952 | Gross: $54.65M

4. Silence (I) (2016)

R | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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79 Metascore

In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 75,961 | Gross: $7.08M

5. Life of Pi (2012)

PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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79 Metascore

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu

Votes: 504,463 | Gross: $124.99M

6. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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93 Metascore

A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 233,138 | Gross: $128.08M

7. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Timothy E. Day, Thurl Ravenscroft

Votes: 21,479

8. Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Comedy

6.2
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14 Metascore

A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Steve Oedekerk, Fei Lung, Leo Lee, Ling-Ling Hsieh

Votes: 40,455 | Gross: $16.03M

9. Red Cliff (2008)

R | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.).

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 40,170 | Gross: $0.63M

10. The Assassin (2015)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Drama, History

6.3
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80 Metascore

A female assassin receives a dangerous mission to kill a political leader in eighth-century China.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Qi Shu, Chen Chang, Yun Zhou, Satoshi Tsumabuki

Votes: 13,170 | Gross: $0.61M

11. Lust, Caution (2007)

NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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61 Metascore

During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang

Votes: 33,320 | Gross: $4.60M

12. Yi Yi (2000)

Not Rated | 173 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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93 Metascore

Each member of a middle class Taipei family seeks to reconcile past and present relationships within their daily lives.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Nien-Jen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issei Ogata, Kelly Lee

Votes: 15,646 | Gross: $1.14M

13. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

PG | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.2
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A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Li Gong, Jingwu Ma, Saifei He, Cuifen Cao

Votes: 23,776 | Gross: $2.60M

14. Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)

Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Sihung Lung, Kuei-Mei Yang, Yu-Wen Wang, Chien-Lien Wu

Votes: 15,604 | Gross: $7.29M

15. Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian (1991)

Not Rated | 237 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.4
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90 Metascore

Based on a true story, primarily on a conflict between two youth gangs, a 14-year-old boy's girlfriend conflicts with the head of one gang for an unclear reason, until finally the conflict comes to a violent climax.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Chen Chang, Lisa Yang, Kuo-Chu Chang, Elaine Jin

Votes: 4,666

16. Once Upon a Forest (1993)

G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: Michael Crawford, Ben Vereen, Ellen Blain, Benji Gregory

Votes: 4,300 | Gross: $6.57M

17. The King of Fighters (2010)

93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.1
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Live-action feature based on the video game "King of Fighters".

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Maggie Q, Sean Faris, Will Yun Lee, Ray Park

Votes: 3,806

18. Dung che sai duk (1994)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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69 Metascore

A broken-hearted hit man moves to the desert where he finds skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Votes: 11,381 | Gross: $0.17M

19. The Wedding Banquet (1993)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Winston Chao, May Chin, Ah-Lei Gua, Sihung Lung

Votes: 12,050 | Gross: $6.93M

20. Chi bi: Jue zhan tian xia (2009)

142 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu, who have become allied forces, against all ... See full summary »

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 20,923 | Gross: $0.63M

21. Mon Mon Mon Monsters (2017)

113 min | Horror

5.6
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A group of teenagers capture a man-eating monster.

Director: Giddens Ko | Stars: Eugenie Liu, Kent Tsai, Yu-Kai Teng, James Lai

Votes: 686

22. A Touch of Zen (1971)

Not Rated | 200 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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A lady fugitive on the run from corrupt government officials is joined in her endeavors by an unambitious painter and skilled Buddhist monks.

Director: King Hu | Stars: Feng Hsu, Chun Shih, Ying Bai, Billy Chan

Votes: 4,124

23. Jetsons: The Movie (1990)

G | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.5
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George Jetson is forced to uproot his family when Mr. Spacely promotes him to take charge of a new factory on a distant planet.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Penny Singleton, Mel Blanc, Tiffany

Votes: 4,058 | Gross: $10.90M

24. Jian yu (2010)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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Drizzle/Zeng Jing tries to start a new life after she had betrayed her gang and hid the remains of monk.

Directors: Chao-Bin Su, John Woo | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Woo-sung Jung, Xueqi Wang, Barbie Hsu

Votes: 6,660

25. The Great Buddha + (2017)

102 min | Drama

7.7
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Pickle is a night security guard at a bronze statue factory. His colleague, Belly Bottom, works as a recycling collector during the day, and Pickle's biggest pleasure in life is flicking ... See full summary »

Director: Hsin-yao Huang | Stars: Cres Chuang, Bamboo Chu-Sheng Chen, Leon Dai, Shao-Huai Chang

Votes: 1,417

26. Attack Force Z (1981)

84 min | Action, Drama, History

5.6
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A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: John Phillip Law, Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood

Votes: 1,860

27. Zui hao de shi guang (2005)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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80 Metascore

Three stories set in three times, 1911, 1966 and 2005. Two actors play the two main characters in each story.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Qi Shu, Chen Chang, Fang Mei, Shu-Chen Liao

Votes: 4,733 | Gross: $0.15M

28. Dragon Inn (1967)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Adventure

7.5
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97 Metascore

The Eunuch of the Emperor has ordered the commander of his army condemned to death for betrayal and insurrection. The commander's family was was murdered to cut off his bloodline, but his ... See full summary »

Director: King Hu | Stars: Lingfeng Shangguan, Chun Shih, Ying Bai, Feng Hsu

Votes: 1,427

29. The Bold, the Corrupt, and the Beautiful (2017)

112 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Madame Tang colludes and mediates between the government and the private businesses for the benefits of her all-female family. One case does not go according to plan, and an entire family ... See full summary »

Director: Ya-che Yang | Stars: Kara Wai, Ke-Xi Wu, Vicky Chen, Sha-Li Chen

Votes: 1,130

30. Kong bu fen zi (1986)

109 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A metaphysical mystery about the lives of three couples in Taipei that continually intersect over a span of several weeks.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Cora Miao, Li-Chun Lee, Wang An, Pao-Ming Ku

Votes: 1,635

31. Boh lei chun (1999)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A romantic girl travels to Hong Kong in search of certain love but instead meets a kind-hearted professional fighter with whom she begins to fall for instead.

Director: Vincent Kok | Stars: Jackie Chan, Qi Shu, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Emil Chau

Votes: 9,824

32. Na xie nian, wo men yi qi zhui de nv hai (2011)

109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A group of close friends who attend a private school all have a debilitating crush on the sunny star pupil, Shen Jiayi. The only member of the group who claims not to is Ke Jingteng, but he ends up loving her as well.

Director: Giddens Ko | Stars: Kai Ko, Michelle Chen, Shao-Wen Hao, Owodog

Votes: 7,545

33. Our Times (2015)

134 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Love grows where it isn't expected in this endearing romantic comedy coming of age movie.

Director: Yu Shan Chen | Stars: Vivian Sung, Darren Wang, Dino Lee, Dewi Chien

Votes: 3,263 | Gross: $0.85M

34. Shan zhong zhuan qi (1979)

Not Rated | 191 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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67 Metascore

A scholar, tasked to copy a sutra, meets with a mysterious old lady and her daughter in the mountains.

Director: King Hu | Stars: Chun Shih, Feng Hsu, Sylvia Chang, Hui Lou Chen

Votes: 366 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)

R | 81 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.6
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57 Metascore

After his students are killed by the One Armed Boxer, a vengeful and blind Kung Fu expert travels to a village where a martial arts contest is being held and vows to behead every one armed man he comes across.

Director: Yu Wang | Stars: Yu Wang, Tien Wu Chu, Kang Chin, Chung-Erh Lung

Votes: 3,646

36. Ilo Ilo (2013)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

In 90s Singapore, the friendship between Filipino nursemaid Teresa and her young charge Jiale makes waves in a family, while the Asian recession hits the region.

Director: Anthony Chen | Stars: Yann Yann Yeo, Tian Wen Chen, Angeli Bayani, Jia Ler Koh

Votes: 3,598 | Gross: $0.05M

37. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)

82 min | Drama, Comedy

7.1
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82 Metascore

On a dark, wet night a historic and regal Chinese cinema sees its final film. Together with a small handful of souls they bid "Goodbye, Dragon Inn."

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kang-sheng Lee, Shiang-chyi Chen, Kiyonobu Mitamura, Tien Miao

Votes: 3,294 | Gross: $0.03M

38. A City of Sadness (1989)

157 min | Drama

8.0
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A beautiful, historical film based upon the complex lives of four brothers.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Shu-Fen Hsin, Sung Young Chen, Jack Kao

Votes: 3,280

39. Xin qi long zhu (1991)

86 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.1
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An evil alien searches the Earth for seven "Dragon Pearls" which can grant him ultimate power. A gang of misfit adventurers band together to stop him.

Director: Chun-Liang Chen | Stars: Chi-Chiang Chen, Jeannie Hsieh, Tung-Chuan Cheng, San Peng

Votes: 982

40. Gong fu guan lan (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Sport

4.8
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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: 2,936

41. Ci qing (2007)

94 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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When Jade, a web-cam girl visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, ... See full summary »

Director: Zero Chou | Stars: Rainie Yang, Isabella Leong, Kris Shen, Jay Shih

Votes: 1,758

42. Taipei Story (1985)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama

7.7
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Lung, a former member of the national Little League team and now operator of an old-style fabric business, is never able to shake a longing for his past glory. One day, he runs into a forme... See full summary »

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Chin Tsai, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, I-Chen Ko, Su-Yun Ko

Votes: 997 | Gross: $0.01M

43. Baby Steps (II) (2015)

TV-MA | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.0
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Danny, a Taiwanese-American man, and his partner Tate long to have a baby, but the complex world of international surrogacy is further complicated by Danny's well-meaning but extremely ... See full summary »

Director: Barney Cheng | Stars: Tzi Ma, Michael Adam Hamilton, Nadège August, Meera Simhan

Votes: 191

44. Spiritual Kung Fu (1978)

PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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A goofy student is taught a lost martial art style by five ghosts.

Director: Wei Lo | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chih-Ping Chiang, Hsiu-yi Fang, Hong Hsu

Votes: 1,530

45. Stray Dogs (2013)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama

7.0
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84 Metascore

An alcoholic man and his two young children barely survive in Taipei. They cross path with a lonely grocery clerk who might help them make a better life.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kang-sheng Lee, Kuei-Mei Yang, Yi-Ching Lu, Shiang-chyi Chen

Votes: 1,830

46. Millennium Mambo (2001)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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73 Metascore

The ethereally beautiful Vicky recalls her romances with Hao Hao and Jack in the neon-lit clubs of Taipei.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Qi Shu, Jack Kao, Chun-hao Tuan, Jun Takeuchi

Votes: 3,722 | Gross: $0.01M

47. Tui shou (1991)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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All the while, Master Chu tries to find his place in the foreign American world.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Sihung Lung, Lai Wang, Bozhao Wang, Deb Snyder

Votes: 2,988 | Gross: $0.15M

48. Vive L'Amour (1994)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.5
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Three lonely young denizens of Taipei unknowingly share an apartment used for sexual trysts.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Chao-jung Chen, Kang-sheng Lee, Kuei-Mei Yang, Yi-Ching Lu

Votes: 2,723

49. Tóngnián wangshì (1985)

138 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan, living through the deaths of his father, mother and grandmother.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Chia-bao Chang, Neng Chang, Chih-Chen Chen, Han-wen Chen

Votes: 1,797

50. Ting shuo (2009)

109 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A delivery Boy falls for a young girl who is hearing impaired. Comparing themselves with "water birds" and trees, together they are going to break the barrier and pursue their dreams and take their relationship to the next level.

Director: Fen-fen Cheng | Stars: Eddie Peng, Ivy Yi-Han Chen, Michelle Chen, Mei-Hsiu Lin

Votes: 2,224