Chinese movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant chinese movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, realistic, tense, captivating and serious films and TV shows about / with chinese, martial arts, violence, family relations, brutality, heroes, explosion, immigrants, danger and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in China, USA, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as chinese: The Joy Luck Club (1993), Meteor Garden (2018), Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Shanghai Noon (2000), Sword Master (2016), Million Dollar Heiress (1984), Guardians of the Tomb (2018), A Man Like Me (2002), Skiptrace (2016), League of Gods (2016).

List of chinese movies

The Joy Luck Club (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Through a series of flashbacks, four young chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China, explore their past. This search will help them understand their difficult mother/daughter relationship.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chinese, storytelling, friendship, haunted by the past, immigrants, hopes, golden years, women, parents and children, human nature, self discovery, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, san francisco, asia, usa, california
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Meteor Garden (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An ordinary girl is admitted to the most prestigious school in the country where she encounters F4, an exclusive group comprised of the four wealthiest and handsomest boys in the school - Dao Ming Si, Hua Ze Lei, Xi Men and Mei Zuo.
Style: romantic, sincere, light, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: student film
Plot: school, romance, chinese, youth, love hate relationship, looking for love, envy, harem, love hate, parents and children, love and romance, friends ...
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Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.
Style: feel good, romantic, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: rich man poor woman, wealthy family, luxury, chinese, rich snob, domineering mother, mother daughter relationship, east asian lead, wedding, professor, nouveau riche, materialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: singapore, new york, east asia, london, taiwan
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 6.6
 118K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, rescue, adventure, princess, chinese, martial arts, old west, friends, disorder, unlikely partners, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
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 6.0
 2K
Sword Master (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Weary of the bloodshed and violence from the martial arts world, a powerful swordsman banishes himself to the humble life a vagrant, wandering the fringes of society. But his violent past refuses to let him go quietly. The master swordsman must ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous, psychotronic ...
Plot: chinese, swordsman, martial arts, violence, master warrior, flirting, warrior, prostitute, illness, journey, buddha, supernatural ability ...
Place: china
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Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, chinese, van, adventure, private detective, buddies, escapades, femme fatale, danger, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
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Guardians of the Tomb (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Country: China, Australia, Russia, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An innocent discovery of a well-preserved mummified Emperor from 200 BC China unearths a 2000 year old nightmare - a secret that should have remained buried.
Style: suspense, intense, scary, exciting
Plot: giant spider, chinese, tomb, archaeology, betrayal, trap, spider, adventure, supernatural, mythology, mummy, emperor ...
Place: china
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 5.8
 149
A Man Like Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Iceland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A postal worker has some lunch in a chinese restaurant and falls in love with the waitress, who happens to be chinese. They start dating and quickly fall in and out of love, the waitress returning to China. The young man looks for comfort in his ...
Style: multicultural, touching, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: chinese, interracial romance, cultural difference, dysfunctional family, social satire, male female relationship, longing, fall in love, lost love, follow your dream, chinese restaurant, asian ...
Place: iceland, china, hong kong
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 5.7
 19K
Skiptrace (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, feel good, light ...
Plot: gambler, chinese, criminal, betrayal, loss of friend, journey, russian mafia, evidence, faked death, american, friendship, investigation ...
Place: hong kong, siberia, russia, macau, china ...
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League of Gods (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the reign of King Zhou (Tony Leung Ka-fai), an official enters his bedchamber, and is devoured by the monstrous tails of Daji (Fan Bingbing), his concubine. Outside their city, several warriors within a metal wagon discuss their strategies to ...
Style: exciting, scenic
Plot: chinese, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, heroic mission, obsessive quest, good versus evil, master villain, save the world, supernatural power, legends and myths, transformation, fight scenes ...
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The Great Hypnotist (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The famous psychologist Xu Ruining has a raising career, when he met the troublesome patient Ren Xiaoyan. The meeting is not easy as feeble-looking Ren is point by point against him.
Style: surreal, enigmatic, rough, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, psychologist, chinese, psychotherapy, mysticism, therapist, brain, paranormal phenomena, demon, psychology, psychiatric patient ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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Heathens and Thieves (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lawmen, drifters, and hired guns converge at a Northern California ranch believing its Chinese owners possess stolen gold. When two drifters hear rumors that a Chinese railroad worker has escaped with gold and now owns a remote ranch in the wilds ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gold rush, cons and scams, old west, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, crimes, farm, ranch, chinese, gunfight, manipulation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
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Sheep Without a Shepherd (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Li Weijie, his wife Ayu and their two daughters Pingping and An-an, are a Chinese family living in northern Thailand since last 17 years. Weijie run an internet service providing shop and is a film enthusiast who likes to watch detective films and ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological thriller, serious, brutal ...
Plot: rape and revenge, violence against a woman, police investigation, blackmail, family relations, investigation, chinese, rape victim, rape revenge, fighting the system, crime investigation, emotional blackmail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, thailand
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 5.7
 587
Lost in Russia (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: China
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A story of a businessman who accidentally boards a train bound for Russia with his mother and has to overcome difficulties with his mother and problems in his family life.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining
Plot: train, travel, divorce, chinese, lost, stranded, adventure, nothing goes right, disorder, adaptation, family relations, 40 year old ...
Place: russia
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The Thousand Faces of Dunjia (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The world is on the brink of catastrophe in a chaotic age where evil demons roam. In order to keep evil at bay, a mysterious organisation from the pugilist world emerges. A new constable and a young girl with a mysterious past are also drawn into ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: meteorite, creature, martial arts, sword fight, warrior, fight, good versus evil, fish out of water, police, leader, chinese, reunion ...
Place: east asia
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China Salesman (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yan Jian, a young Chinese IT engineer who volunteers to go to North Africa and help the company he works for to win a competition. The winner can own the right to control the communication between south and north. French spy Michael works for the ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: conspiracy, corrupt businessman, manipulation, rivalry, military, violence, mercilessness, evil businessman, spy, murder, betrayal, on the run ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, chinese, fire, blood, helicopter, soldier, heroes, life is a bitch, friendship, deadly, battles, heroism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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Journey to the West: Demon Chapter (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tang Monk brings three disciples on a journey to the West. On the outside, everything seems harmonious. However, tension is present beneath the surface, and their hearts and minds are not in agreement. After a series of demon-capturing events, the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, light, tense, humorous ...
Plot: kung fu, supernatural power, demon, monk, magic, chinese, demonic possession, buddha, giant monster, destruction, monkey king, giant spider ...
Place: china
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Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An attraction forms when a Chinese American girl visiting Hong Kong for the first time meets an American expat who shows her the way, but timing may not quite be on their side.
Style: ambiguous ending, thought provoking, sincere, sentimental, captivating
Plot: chance meeting, expatriate, stranger, love interest, conversation, walking, chinese, american abroad, attraction, female director, meet cute, immigrants ...
Place: hong kong
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Chinese Take-Out (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A comedy that chronicles a chance encounter between Robert and a Chinese named Jun who wanders lost through the city of Buenos Aires in search of his uncle after being assaulted by a taxi driver and his henchmen.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, collector, communication problem, odd couple, immigrants, society, loner, language barrier, cow, chinese, friends, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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The Man from Beijing (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, Austria
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A cold day in January 2006. The police make a horrible discovery in the Swedish town of Hudiksvall: In one night, 18 people have been brutally murdered in the small town. The police suspect a madman is behind the bestial act. But when judge Birgitta ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Plot: massacre, murder investigation, corruption, revenge, police detective, brother sister relationship, chinese, female detective, rape, female protagonist, police, judge ...
Place: china, sweden
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Chinese Odyssey 2002 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Emperor (Chang Chen) is desperate for the free-spirited life of a wanderer, and tries to escape from the royal palace with his sister, the Princess (Faye Wong). He's caught and returned to his angry mother by the royal guards, but the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: martial arts, parody, emperor, cross dressing, fall in love, gender bending, parents and children, hidden identity, gender, family relations, comedy of errors, true love ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china, asia
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 6.9
 2K
Up and Down (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Milan and Goran are two criminals who smuggle illegal immigrants. One night after they complete a smuggle, they discover that one of the immigrants has left a baby behind. Milan and Goran decide to sell the baby to Lubos and Eman, who are ...
Style: humorous, clever, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, family relations, reunion, adoption, terminal illness, parents and children, black market, society, love and romance, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, thailand, germany, czech republic, prague ...
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 5.3
 11K
Desperation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: small town, supernatural, sheriff, hitchhiker, highway, mysterious character, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, small town life, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, salt lake city utah, vietnam
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 2.9
 1K
Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, adventure, heroes, undercover, forces of nature, technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
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A Dangerous Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profanity, crimes, danger, rivalry, confined, gangsters, heroes, one man army, nudity (full frontal - brief), martial arts, chinese, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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Lupin III: Green vs. Red (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a Lupin impersonator is arrested for shoplifting in Tokyo, dozens of other copycats converge on the city to clear the name of Arsene Lupin III. The real Lupin is in town too, both to watch the show and to steal a mysterious item called the Ice ...
Style: realistic, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, missing person, treasure hunt, mysterious character, adventure, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, partners, gang, criminal heroes, chinese ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, China, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: True story of Norman Bethune, a medical doctor who fought for justice in China during Mao's rise to power.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, epic, exciting ...
Plot: fascism, evacuation, military, politics, human spirit, rebellion, hopes, idealism, revolution, injustice, media, medical profession ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, pre world war two
Place: china, spain, asia, russia, montreal quebec ...
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The Home Song Stories (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tom, now in his 40s, begins to write the memoirs of his 1960s childhood, as the little boy whose mother Rose was a glamorous Shanghai nightclub singer. When Rose meets Aussie sailor Bill, they are quickly married, and she packs up Tom and his older ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, inter cultural ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial marriage, nightclub, childhood, cultural difference, lifestyle, parents and children, family relations, family problems, single parent, love and romance, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, china, asia, melbourne australia, hong kong
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 7.5
 85K
Biutiful (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 148 min.
Story: This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate ...
Style: bleak, psychological, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: terminal illness, redemption, single father, death, family relations, suffering, parenthood, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, parents and children, reconciliation, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain, mexico, senegal
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