Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Mandarin


1. Si shi qing chun (2018)

TV-PG | 74 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Three different stories of youth set in different cities of China.

Directors: Haoling Li, Yoshitaka Takeuch, Xiaoxing Yi | Stars: George Ackles, Taito Ban, Dorothy Elias-Fahn, Matt Fowler

Votes: 988

2. The Island (2018)

134 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A cataclysmic event causes a man, who dreams of winning the lottery, to become stranded on an island with his co-workers.

Director: Bo Huang | Stars: Bo Huang, Qi Shu, Baoqiang Wang, Yixing Zhang

Votes: 220 | Gross: $0.40M

3. 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: 234,220 | Gross: $128.08M

4. Feng shen bang (2016)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Fantasy

4.7
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Based on the 16th-century Chinese novel Feng Shen Yan Yi (The Investiture of the Gods), the story tells of how King Zhou of Shang becomes a tyrant due to the wiles of Daji, a vixen spirit who is disguised as one of his concubines.

Director: Koan Hui | Stars: Jet Li, Bingbing Fan, Zhang Wen, Xiaoming Huang

Votes: 1,421 | Gross: $0.14M

5. Ying xiong (2002)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.9
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85 Metascore

A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Jet Li, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ziyi Zhang

Votes: 161,906 | Gross: $53.71M

6. Dayu haitang (2016)

PG-13 | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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72 Metascore

A 16-year-old girl travels to the human world in the form of a dolphin and forms a connection with a human boy.

Directors: Xuan Liang, Chun Zhang | Stars: Guanlin Ji, Shangqing Su, Timmy Xu, Shulan Pan

Votes: 1,558

7. Jue di tao wang (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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50 Metascore

A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville, Bingbing Fan, Eric Tsang

Votes: 15,795

8. Di Renjie zhi Sidatianwang (2018)

132 min | Action

6.6
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58 Metascore

Detective Dee is forced to defend himself against the accusations of Empress Wu while investigating a crime spree.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Carina Lau, Mark Chao, Shaofeng Feng, Kenny Lin

Votes: 317 | Gross: $0.26M

9. Dong wu shi jie (2018)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Thriller

6.5
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A man finds himself deep in debt and is coerced to board a ship that hosts a risky gambling party.

Director: Yan Han | Stars: Yi Feng Li, Dongyu Zhou, Michael Douglas, Bingkun Cao

Votes: 449

10. Jin ling shi san chai (2011)

R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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46 Metascore

An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang

Votes: 43,931 | Gross: $0.01M

11. The Way of the Dragon (1972)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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A man visits his relatives at their restaurant in Italy and has to help them defend against brutal gangsters harassing them.

Director: Bruce Lee | Stars: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao, Ping Ou Wei

Votes: 27,007

12. 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: 13,327 | Gross: $0.61M

13. Zhui bu (2017)

106 min | Action, Thriller

5.3
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68 Metascore

Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Masaharu Fukuyama, Stephy Qi, Ji-won Ha

Votes: 1,536

14. Fearless (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Jet Li, Li Sun, Yong Dong, Yun Qu

Votes: 67,541 | Gross: $24.63M

15. Kung Fu Yoga (2017)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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50 Metascore

Two professors team up to locate a lost treasure and embark on an adventure that takes them from a Tibetan ice cave to Dubai to a mountain temple in India.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Jackie Chan, Disha Patani, Amyra Dastur, Aarif Rahman

Votes: 6,508 | Gross: $0.36M

16. Hong hai xing dong (2018)

142 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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PLA Navy Marine Corps launch a hostage rescue operation in Ihwea and undergo a fierce battle with rebellions and terrorism.

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Yi Zhang, Johnny Huang, Hai-Qing, Jiang Du

Votes: 2,606 | Gross: $1.54M

17. Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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44 Metascore

China's deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.

Director: Jing Wu | Stars: Jing Wu, Frank Grillo, Celina Jade, Gang Wu

Votes: 4,686 | Gross: $2.72M

18. 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: 33,569 | Gross: $4.60M

19. House of Flying Daggers (2004)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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89 Metascore

A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Dandan Song

Votes: 99,724 | Gross: $11.05M

20. The Chinese Connection (1972)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A young man seeks vengence for the death of his teacher.

Director: Wei Lo | Stars: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien, Maria Yi

Votes: 21,423

21. Tian jiang xiong shi (2015)

R | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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41 Metascore

When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An teams up his army with an elite Legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to protect his country and his new friends.

Director: Daniel Lee | Stars: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrien Brody, Si Won Choi

Votes: 15,627 | Gross: $0.07M

22. 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: 40,396 | Gross: $0.63M

23. Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)

Not Rated | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The epic story of the Chinese girl-warrior, Mulan, who fights to defend her father.

Directors: Jingle Ma, Wei Dong | Stars: Wei Zhao, Jaycee Chan, Rongguang Yu, Jiao Xu

Votes: 4,660

24. The Grandmaster (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.6
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73 Metascore

The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Jin Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 27,727 | Gross: $6.59M

25. Xi you ji zhi nü er guo (2018)

114 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.5
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51 Metascore

A travelling monk and his followers find themselves trapped in a land inhabited by only women.

Director: Soi Cheang | Stars: Allie Chan, Shaofeng Feng, Aaron Kwok, Him Law

Votes: 726 | Gross: $0.19M

26. 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: 15,784 | Gross: $7.29M

27. Drunken Master (1978)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy

7.6
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Wong Fei-Hung (Jackie Chan) is a mischievous, yet righteous young man, but after a series of incidents, his frustrated father has him disciplined by Beggar So (Yuen Siu-Tien), a master of drunken martial arts.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Dean Shek

Votes: 30,265

28. Mei ren yu (2016)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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69 Metascore

Shan, a mermaid, is sent to assassinate Xuan, a developer who threatens the ecosystem of her race, but ends up falling in love with him instead.

Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Chao Deng, Show Lo, Yuqi Zhang, Yun Lin

Votes: 6,631 | Gross: $3.23M

29. The Big Boss (1971)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A young man sworn to an oath of non-violence works with his cousins in an ice factory where they mysteriously begin to disappear.

Directors: Wei Lo, Chia-Hsiang Wu | Stars: Bruce Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien, Marilyn Bautista

Votes: 21,068

30. Shao Lin san shi liu fang (1978)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu, Norman Chu

Votes: 12,147

31. Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (2006)

R | 114 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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70 Metascore

During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Li Gong, Jay Chou, Ye Liu

Votes: 39,244 | Gross: $6.57M

32. Year of the Dragon (1985)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo

Votes: 12,079 | Gross: $18.70M

33. Xin hai ge ming (2011)

R | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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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: Li Zhang, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Winston Chao, Bingbing Li, Chun Sun

Votes: 5,365 | Gross: $0.13M

34. Xi you ji: Da nao tian gong (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.8
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A monkey born from heavenly stone acquires supernatural powers and must battle the armies of both gods and demons to find his place in the heavens.

Director: Soi Cheang | Stars: Donnie Yen, Yun-Fat Chow, Aaron Kwok, Yitian Hai

Votes: 3,961 | Gross: $0.71M

35. Hou lai de wo men (2018)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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During the hectic chunyun period, 2 strangers traveling home meet on the train.

Director: Rene Liu | Stars: Boran Jing, Dongyu Zhou, Zhuangzhuang Tian, Zheming Qu

Votes: 712

36. Five Deadly Venoms (1978)

R | 97 min | Action

7.2
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The final student of a dying martial arts master is instructed to locate the previous five students and defeat any evil ones among them.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo

Votes: 5,018

37. Journey to the West (2013)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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68 Metascore

Tang Sanzang, an aspiring Buddhist hero tries to protect a village from three demons. He develops complex feelings for Miss Duan, the demon hunter who repeatedly helps him, and finally quests to meet the legendary Monkey King.

Directors: Stephen Chow, Chi-kin Kwok | Stars: Zhang Wen, Qi Shu, Bo Huang, Show Lo

Votes: 10,200 | Gross: $0.02M

38. Jing wu feng yun: Chen Zhen (2010)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

6.3
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49 Metascore

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Donnie Yen, Alex Ahlstrom, Qi Shu, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong

Votes: 8,939 | Gross: $0.05M

39. Hei tai yang 731 (1988)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History, Horror

6.1
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Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.

Director: Tun Fei Mou | Stars: Jianxin Chen, Hsu Gou, Linjie Hao, Haizhe Jin

Votes: 5,100

40. Wo Yuan Yi (2012)

106 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Weiwei (Li, Bingbing), a career-wise successful business woman found herself in love with a mid-income man Huawei (Sun, Honglei) who is secretly in fact a billionaire. Meanwhile, Weiwei's ... See full summary »

Director: Zhou Sun | Stars: Bingbing Li, Honglei Sun, Yihong Duan, Jianing Xue

Votes: 180

41. Dang kou feng yun (2017)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, History

6.4
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54 Metascore

During the 16th century, Japanese pirates proliferate along the Chinese coastline. In 1557, the pirates take over Cengang in Zhejiang. After months of futile advances, Commander Yu (Sammo ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Wenzhuo Zhao, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Regina Wan, Keisuke Koide

Votes: 1,395 | Gross: $0.05M

42. Tong que tai (2012)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, History

5.6
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Set in the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history, the story focuses on Cao Cao in his old age, exploring the areas of military tactics, love, and the relationship between father and son.

Director: Linshan Zhao | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Yifei Liu, Hiroshi Tamaki, Alec Su

Votes: 1,636

43. Railroad Tigers (2016)

Not Rated | 124 min | Action, Comedy, War

5.9
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47 Metascore

A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.

Director: Ding Sheng | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jaycee Chan, Zitao Huang, Kai Wang

Votes: 2,815 | Gross: $0.22M

44. 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: 15,907 | Gross: $1.14M

45. Farewell My Concubine (1993)

R | 171 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years.

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Fengyi Zhang, Li Gong, Qi Lü

Votes: 20,826 | Gross: $5.22M

46. Wo bu shi yao shen (2018)

117 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A story on how a small drug store owner became the exclusive selling agent of a cheap Indian generic drug against Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia in China.

Director: Muye Wen | Stars: Zheng Xu, Chuan-jun Wang, Zhuo Tan, Yu Zhang

Votes: 1,131

47. Happy Together (1997)

96 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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69 Metascore

A couple take a trip to Argentina but both men find their lives drifting apart in opposite directions.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Chen Chang, Gregory Dayton

Votes: 18,166 | Gross: $0.19M

48. Di renjie: Tong tian di guo (2010)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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75 Metascore

An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Tony Ka Fai Leung, Chao Deng, Carina Lau, Bingbing Li

Votes: 9,244 | Gross: $0.46M

49. Jieyou zahuodian (2017)

116 min | Drama, Fantasy

4.8
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When three runaways shack up in an abandoned general store, a supernatural correspondence connects them to many lives that were all touched by the owner of the store years before they were born.

Director: Jie Han | Stars: Jackie Chan, Duling Chen, Dilraba Dilmurat, Zijian Dong

Votes: 191 | Gross: $0.07M

50. Xue di zi (1975)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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Chen Kuan-tai battles assassins that use a deadly, beheading weapon to kill dissidents. Based on true events, the film's weapon was completely fabricated because in real life, no one ever ... See full summary »

Director: Meng Hua Ho | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Feng Ku, Hung Wei, Wu Chi Liu

Votes: 664



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