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List of chinese movies

Boonie Bears: The Wild Life (2020)
Genre: Animation
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Our favourite bear brothers Briar, Bramble and their human friend Vick embark on an adventure to the Wild Land, where humans are being transformed into animals with gene-altering bracelets. To add to the adventure, the Wild Land is hosting a ...
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: friendship, adventure, amusement park, nature, body transformation, escapades, teamwork, animal life, team, transformation, morphing, animals ...
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 6.0
 5K
Tai Chi Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In legendary Chen Village, everyone is a martial arts master, using their powerful Chen Style Tai Chi in all aspects of their lives. Lu Chan has arrived to train, but the villagers are forbidden to teach Chen Style to outsiders, and do their best to ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, superhuman powers, super weapon, mortal combat, society, battles, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, rivalry, master villain, heroes ...
Place: china, asia
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 6.0
 302
Cookie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adeline's Chinese housekeeper suddenly disappears, leaving behind a little boy who doesn't speak a word of French. Helped by her sister, she takes care of the child and proceeds to locate the mother.
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: deportation, society, immigrants, redemption, family relations, escapades, youth, siblings relations, getting home, hopes, kids in trouble, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: We Can Be Heroes is a mockumentary TV series created and performed by comedian Chris Lilley. It follows the story of five unique Australians, who have each made a large achievement and been nominated by friends and family for the Australian of the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: social misfits, ambition, follow your dream, everyday life, scientist, youth, society, misfit, desire for fame, hopes, satire, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, south australia
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The Golden Era (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The story of writer Xiao Hong comes alive through memories of her great love affair, literary influence and escape from China during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: writer's life, love, society, romance, political unrest, betrayal, rivalry, inspiration, literature, family relations, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia
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The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, brutality, redemption, vengeance, honor, tragic hero, kung fu master, crimes, revenge, society, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 70s
Place: japan, asia, china, shanghai, hong kong ...
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 4.4
 203
Kill a Dragon (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chinese villagers hire a mercenary and his team of karate experts to help rid them of a gangster and his henchman who are threatening their island.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, escapades, adventure, good versus evil, gangsters, heroes, rivalry, crimes, rescue, island, chinese, temple ...
Time: 60s
Place: china, hong kong, asia
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 5.6
 472
Gong Tau (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: CID detective Rockman was sent to Thailand to investigate a case involving the Hong Kong and Thai underground syndicate. During his visit he met a sexy table dancer called Elli, they had a brief but hot steamy affair. Unexpectedly Rockman was ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, erotic
Plot: black magic, magic, violence, insanity, voodoo, crime scene, chinese, disembowelment, dead child, police, child murder, police station ...
Place: hong kong
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The Horse Thief (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Devout Buddhists, Norbu and Dolma live with their young son Tashi in a clan in Tibet. Norbu is a highwayman. After Norbu is charged with stealing from the temple, he and his family are banished. Impoverished and marginalized, they can do little when ...
Plot: horse, thief, chinese, buried alive, buddhist, cruelty, animal abuse, isolation, nomad, goat, dancer, father son relationship ...
Time: 1920s
Place: tibet, himalaya
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The Civilization of Maxwell Bright (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After a series of bad relationships, a man orders a mail order bride and receives more than he bargained for.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: wife, femme fatale, opposites attract, couples, womanizer, romance, self discovery, social differences, dark humor, husband wife relationship, misogynist, buddhism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It is the story of an average, popular American teenager named Wendy Wu who discovers that in order to win the coveted crown she must first learn the way of the warrior. Wendy Wu has a one track mind, and that track leads directly to the title of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: martial arts, teenage life, obsessive quest, follow your dream, friendship, ambition, life turned upside down, self discovery, rivalry, obsession, contests and competitions, family life ...
Time: contemporary
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Year of the Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, police detective, racism, crimes, police corruption, violence spree, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, organized crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, southeast asia ...
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Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay love, love, gay teenager, first love, gay relationship, gay interest, lgbt, gay romance, gay son, social problems, gay couple ...
Time: year 1987, 2020s
Place: asia, ontario canada, taipei
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 7.2
 24K
Wish Dragon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Din, a working-class college student, and Long, a cynical but all-powerful dragon capable of granting wishes, set off on a hilarious adventure through modern day Shanghai in pursuit of Din's long-lost childhood friend, Lina.
Style: captivating, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, desire, wish fulfillment, wish come true, magic, friendship, magical power, childhood, best friend, adventure, escapades, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, shanghai
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 6.6
 4K
Burden (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Burden, an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. When the Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance, a black congregation led by the benevolent, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough
Plot: ku klux klan, hate, love, racism, prejudice, reverend, vengeance, african american, white supremacist, interracial friendship, single mother, begging ...
Time: year 1996, year 2017
Place: africa, south carolina, pearl harbor
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, body swapping, investigation, alien encounter, biologist, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, graphic violence, space and aliens, seaport ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: adventure, steampunk, friendship, race against time, on the road, bet, inventor, escapades, master and servant, rivalry, friends, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 2000s, 1870s, 21st century ...
Place: london, england, france, san francisco, paris france ...
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 6.8
 2K
Master Cheng (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Cheng, 45, a restaurant owner from China, has travelled with his young son halfway around the world to a remote village in Finland. His wife died recently in an accident, and Cheng wanted to have a break from everything by traveling with his son to ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: chef, chinese immigrant, culture clash, father son relationship, single father, widower, cooking, small village, family relations, society, village, interracial romance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china, finland
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 6.7
 2K
7 Women (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a mission in China in 1935, Agatha Andrews is a rigid missionary beset by Mongolian bandits led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan. With her are her assistant Jane Argent, staff members Emma Clark, Miss Russell and Miss Binns, head of the British ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: missionary, warlord, doctor, mission, religions or cults, power relations, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, faith, female doctor, bandit ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 60s
Place: china, asia, mongolia
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 5.6
 11K
Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: intense, brutal, suspense, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, police shootout, mercenary, police, martial arts, fight, captivity, murder, chase, police station, police officer killed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
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 7.2
 163K
Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: exciting, sexy, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, card playing, 007, james bond, espionage, spy, assassination, gadget, sniper, secretary, megalomaniac, cia ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, london ...
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 5.5
 72K
Mortdecai (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai, searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, treasure hunt, art dealer, chase, cons and scams, painting, stolen painting, crimes, dishonesty, track down, special agents, eccentricity ...
Time: year 1943, year 1945
Place: england, london, los angeles, paris france, hong kong ...
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: meditative, humorous, philosophical, clever, stylized ...
Plot: actor, conversation, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, musician, smoking, coffee, love and romance, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, 70s
Place: usa, california, memphis, las vegas, new york ...
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 6.3
 1K
Spring Fever (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Hired to spy on a philandering husband, Luo Haitao soon becomes entangled in a clandestine affair with the other man. Along with Luo's girlfriend, they succumb to the delirium of drunken nights, but how long can their tryst last?
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, escapades, hopes, dishonesty, disorder, love and romance, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of loved one, obsession ...
Time: 2000s
Place: china
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The Bird People in China (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wada (Masahiro Motoki), a salary man, is enlisted to venture off to China to investigate a potential Jade mine. After his arrival, Wada encounters a violent, yet sentimental, yakuza (Renji Ishibashi), who takes the liberty of joining his adventure ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: on the road, tribe, self discovery, memory loss, village, village life, gem, gangsters, adventure, countryside, amnesia, literature ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, china, asia
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 6.2
 3K
Chinese Box (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, romance, couple relations, terminal illness, city life, human nature, introspection, fall in love, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, beijing china, north korea
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 6.2
 2K
China Girl (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage lovers Tony (Richard Panebianco) and Tyan-Hwa (Sari Chang) tip the balance of power in New York's Little Italy and Chinatown.
Style: serious, realistic, tragic ending, modern day adaptation
Plot: racism, interracial relations, tragic love, restaurant, forbidden love, gang, gangsters, street gang, couples, love affair, social decay, fall in love ...
Place: new york, usa, italy, europe, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 3K
Painted Fire (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and Japan, the conservative dynasty dying, and peasant revolt at hand. Jang, born ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: painter, politics, hopes, actor's life, ambition, rise to the top, power relations, human spirit, life is a bitch, love and romance, artists and showbiz, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1860s, turn of the century ...
Place: korea, japan, asia, seoul, china ...
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 7.3
 46K
Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, strategy, war, martial arts, historical event, war hero, state affairs, siblings relations, heroes, adventure, tragic hero, heroic mission ...
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
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 6.1
 10K
Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, leadership, samurai, emperor, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, frame up, mercenary, village, heroes ...
Time: 17th century, contemporary, middle ages
Place: china, ancient china
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