Chinese mafia movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant chinese mafia movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough and humorous films and TV shows about / with chinese mafia, crimes, gangsters, violence, rivalry, crime, gangster, brutality, organized crime and fistfight plots mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as chinese mafia: Infernal Affairs 2 (2003), Year of the Dragon (1985), Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014), The Mission (1999), The Tracker (2001), Redemption (2013), The Night Comes for Us (2018), Off Jackson Avenue (2008), Nuns on the Run (1990), The Way of the Dragon (1972).

List of chinese mafia movies

Infernal Affairs 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, undercover, gang war, police, crimes, vengeance, mind game, dishonesty, police detective, recruit, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, chinatown, gangsters, police detective, racism, crime, crimes, police corruption, violence spree, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, manhattan new york city ...
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Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, gang, tragic love, life is a bitch, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, siblings relations, murder, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 5K
The Mission (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Triad boss Lung (Eddy Ko), who has just escaped being killed in an assassination attempt hires the killers Curtis (Anthony Wong), James (Lam Suet), Mike (Roy Cheung), Roy (Francis Ng) and Shin (Jackie Lui) for his protection.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, hitman, friendship, gangsters, betrayal, assassination attempt, danger, master criminal, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, rivalry, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 4.7
 241
The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, fistfight, kung fu, gunfight, hand to hand combat, russian mafia, danger, criminal's revenge, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.2
 67K
Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, emotional, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, ex military, homeless, redemption, haunted by the past, crimes, swat team, tough heroes, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, chase, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, afghanistan, new orleans
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The Night Comes for Us (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, triad, assassin, fight, lone hero, massacre, martial arts, one against many, chinese mafia, knife fight, graphic violence, gore ...
Place: indonesia
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Off Jackson Avenue (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Off Jackson Avenue is an interwoven crime story set in New York City involving a Mexican woman who has been tricked into sex-slavery by an Albanian pimp and must find a way to break out; A Japanese hit man who is in town to do a job for the Chinese ...
Plot: forced prostitution, human trafficking, chinese mafia, degradation, mexican immigrant, brooklyn new york city, cadillac, sex trafficking, car thief, sex slavery, albanian, sex trade ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
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Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, on the run, farce, fish out of water, misfit, nun, chase, convent, gender bending, priest, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gang, gangsters, heroes, restaurant, vengeance, culture clash, heroic mission, danger, master warrior, sniper ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, china, hong kong, asia ...
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Lucky Grandma (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in New York City's Chinatown, an ornery, chain-smoking Chinese grandma goes all in at the casino, landing herself on the wrong side of luck - and in the middle of a gang war.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, feel good, thought provoking ...
Plot: gang, old woman, overnight success, unlikely friendships, pursuit, eccentric woman, bodyguard, security guard, elderly woman, chinese mafia, older woman younger man relationship, winning ...
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 7.2
 574
Was It Love (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: After 14 years devoid of romance, a struggling movie producer and single mom faces the unexpected arrival of 4 men into her life—an author, an actor, a CEO, and a younger man—who might just revive her dormant desire for love.
Plot: chinese mafia, single mother, teacher, love triangle, novelist, single parent, screenwriter, producer, entertainment industry, bandit, ceo, actor
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 5.8
 2K
Hollow Point (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, espionage, undercover, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, race against time, crime, chase, crimes, special agents, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 5.6
 19K
Tracers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wanted by the mafia, a New York City bike messenger escapes into the world of parkour after meeting a beautiful stranger.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, harsh, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parkour, gang, chase, crimes, heist, chases and races, mysterious character, disorder, debt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, money, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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The Last Tycoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and must leave the life he knows and QIU (Monica Mok), the woman he loves, to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gangsters, mafia, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, love triangle, criminal heroes, graphic violence, gang, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai
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Shanghai Triad (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A provincial boy related to a Shanghai crime family is recruited by his uncle into cosmopolitan Shanghai in the 1930s to be a servant to a ganglord's mistress.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, tense, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, gangsters, murder, island, triad, mistress, master and servant, vengeance, gang, crimes, crime, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, tokyo
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The Border of Tong (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Chinese immigrant becomes a fugitive from both the law and the mob after a robbery goes wrong.
Plot: chinese mafia, asian american, barn, money, forest, car chase, brothel, grasshopper, mass murder, kidnapping, notebook, hitman ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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 6.1
 11K
Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, heroes, secret identity, good versus evil, police, soldier, undercover, danger, adventure, crimes, kung fu ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
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 7.5
 1K
Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Andre Braugher stars as Nick Atwater, the leader of a robbery crew balancing his personal life with the planning of a major heist. The crew is being targeted by a relentless cop and the Chinese mafia every step of the way, while Atwater struggles at ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: thief, heist, police detective, career criminal, teenage life, police corruption, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, outlaw, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new orleans, usa
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Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, forgery, gangsters, farce, master criminal, undercover, partners, partners against crime, crime, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.
Style: entertaining, surprise ending, suspense, exciting, clever ...
Plot: twists & turns, illusionist, heist, con men, cheating, technology, magic, con artists, police investigation, magician, illusion, on the run ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 2010s
Place: london, macau, tower bridge london, big ben london, china ...
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 7.0
 240K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, two man army, fbi, unlikely friendships, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, fish out of water, ransom, chase, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1997
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, california, united states ...
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 7.1
 132K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, neo noir, robbery, money, betrayal, violence, mafia, crimes, organized crime, criminal heroes, anti hero, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
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Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prison, murder, good versus evil, gangsters, martial arts, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, danger, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong, new york
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 4.5
 7K
Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, gangsters, fbi, one man army, vengeance, crimes, master criminal, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, danger, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, spy, partners, danger, cia, hotshot hero, embassy, chase, heroic mission, one man army, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, pakistan
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Forced Vengeance (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A casino security guard is forced into violence from when the Hong Kong mob threatens his friends.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heroes, one man army, martial arts, gambling, security guard, casino, vigilantism, rivalry, ambition, gangsters, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, vietnam, asia, china
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Femme Fontaine: Killer Babe for the C.I.A. (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professional assassin Drew Fontaine puts her talents to her own ends to pay off those involved in killing her Buddhist mentor and maybe in the disappearance of her father. Amongst those in the frame are a crowd of somewhat dysfunctional lesbian-led ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: torture, killer, martial art, chinese mafia, electric torture, neo nazi, neo nazism, martial arts, porn industry, violence, parody, cia agent ...
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 8.5
 1.2M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: tense, captivating, surprise ending, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mole, police, crimes, working undercover, neo noir, undercover cop, crime, mind game, undercover, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, china, taiwan, harvard university
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 6.1
 17K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinatown, chase, murder, gangsters, partners, law enforcement, police, triad, gang war, crime, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
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