Republican era china movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant republican era china movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, rough, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with republican era china, martial arts, kung fu, violence, rivalry, society, revolution, gangsters, state affairs and politics plots mostly in Drama, Action and Romance genres shot in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as republican era china: The Crossing (2014), The Champion (1973), Vengeance (1970), The Anonymous Heroes (1971), New Shaolin Boxers (1976), Sweet Is Revenge (1967), Boxer from Shantung (1972), The Chinese Connection (1972), The Founding of a Republic (2009), Dragons of Death (1973).

List of republican era china movies

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The Crossing (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, three couples flee from China to an island of Taiwan.
Style: realistic, captivating, factual, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: refugee, historical event, revolution, escape, military, danger, survival, camp, republican era china
Time: 1940s
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The Champion (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently jailed martial arts master teams up with a wronged woman to take down the man's brother, a coal baron who rules a small town with an iron fist.
Plot: sino japanese war, republican era china, martial arts, kung fu, forced labor, fight, miner, railway, female warrior
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Vengeance (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The adored screen team of Chang Cheh, Ti Lung, and David Chiang return in another classic about brotherhood and heroes in Vengeance. Chiang plays a psychotic younger brother out to avenge his older brother's death
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sniper, neo noir, knife fight, stabbed to death, stabbed in the back, theatrical troupe, warlord, revenge plot, murder of brother, brotherhood ...
Time: 1920s
Place: china
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The Anonymous Heroes (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A perennial Chang Cheh favorite, Anonymous Heroes focuses on two vagabond brothers, Meng Kang (David Chiang) and Tieh (Ti Lung) who, in the search for fame and fortune, join in a rebellion against a provincial general. Used to shaking down local ...
Plot: martial arts, train robbery, warlord, fight, train, arms deal, violence, heroic bloodshed, kung fu, gunfight, republican era china, railway ...
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New Shaolin Boxers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Esteemed martial arts movie master Chang Cheh cemented the stardom of soon-to-be international favorite Alexander Fu Sheng in this film. Rather than making him just part of the protagonists - as he had in his trilogy (Shaolin Martial Arts, Five ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, hypocrisy, teacher student relationship, fedora, suitcase, martyr, republican era china
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Sweet Is Revenge (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Some 40 years ago when warlords rode rough-shod over the Chinese people, circus acrobat Pao Te-cheng took to the hills and began robbing the rich to help the poor. His daring feats earned him the nickname of “The Masked Robber”. Trying to ...
Plot: republican era china, lecher, disguise, outlaw, corruption, love, master thief, warlord, criminal
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Boxer from Shantung (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Leaving the poverty of his life in Shantung to seek fortune in Shanghai, The Boxer is instead drawn into a world of corruption, gang warfare and evil... Where his only protection is his famed fighting technique.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, master warrior, crime, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, ambition, gang, crimes, rise and fall, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai
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The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, vengeance, revenge, brutality, redemption, honor, tragic hero, kung fu master, crimes, righting the wronged, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 70s
Place: japan, china, asia, shanghai, hong kong ...
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The Founding of a Republic (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The film retells the tale of ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, military, assassination, revolution, political unrest, heroes, ambition, battles, historical event, media, communist party ...
Place: china, taiwan, beijing china, shanghai
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Dragons of Death (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young police cadet graduates from the academy, and is sent to a small town run by gangsters - one of whom betrayed the hero's father and left him to die.
Plot: republican era china, tough guy, martial arts, mixed martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, stylized violence, karate, kung fu fighting, martial artist, beefcake, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
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Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tan Jen-chieh’s life spins out of control when he’s forced into exile to clear his name following the murder of his adopted father. He’s hunted in the streets. His lover, Butterfly, turns to prostitution. And his father’s likely killer – a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master warrior, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged, self defense, vigilantism, vengeance, one man army, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 1900s
Place: asia
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The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, vengeance, graphic violence, gangsters, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, one man army, tough heroes, forced into action, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
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In the Heat of the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The film is set in Beijing during the Cultural Revolution. It is told from the perspective of Ma Xiaojun nicknamed Monkey, a teenage boy. Monkey and his friends are free to roam the streets of Beijing day and night because the Cultural Revolution ...
Style: serious, realistic, epic, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, cultural revolution, gang, teenage boy, teenage love, family relations, love and romance, crimes, rebellion, society, buddies, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: china, beijing china, asia
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Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, factual
Plot: revolution, politics, state affairs, head of state, society, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, military uniform ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
Place: china, asia
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The Founding Of An Army (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Founding of an Army is a Chinese historical film. Produced by Han Sanping and directed by Andrew Lau, it is the third installment of the trilogy called Founding of New China after The Founding of a Republic (2009) and The Founding of a Party ...
Plot: military uniform, chinese army, political leader, historical figure, communism, general, chinese history, republican era china
Time: 1920s
Place: china
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The Soong Sisters (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, China
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and returned to China. Ai-ling (the oldest) married a wealthy and ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, politics, tragic love, ambition, romance, state affairs, rich and poor, unfulfillment, political unrest, society, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, ancient china
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Pavilion of Women (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With World War 2 looming, a prominent family in China must confront the contrasting ideas of traditionalism, communism and Western thinking, while dealing with the most important ideal of all: love and its meaning in society.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: forbidden love, interracial romance, culture clash, fall in love, social differences, society, parents and children, couple relations, political unrest, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: china, japan, asia
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Man of Iron (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Man of Iron was positioned as something of a follow-up to Boxer From Shantung, the rise-and-fall story of Ma Yung Chen and it reunites the directors and some of the cast in a similar but much slighter tale of a lesser gangster's rise and fall ...
Plot: knife fight, anti hero, kung fu, stabbed in the back, martial arts, stabbed in the stomach, crushed by a car, betrayal, anti heroes, fight, gang war, post world war two ...
Place: shanghai
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River Of Fury (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: River Of Fury presents the self-discovery and awakening of a young man (Danny Lee), who has been exposed and fallen for the lucrative powers of wealth. Lily Ho played a role in sharp contrast with Lee, which has helplessly fallen prey to the ...
Plot: chinese opera, boat, rags to riches, betrayal, republican era china
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The One-Armed Boxer (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tien Lung, the best fighter at the Ching Te martial arts school, gets into a fight with the Hook Gang, part of a local opium-dealing and prostitution ring run by a man named Chao, and easily defeats them. The beaten Hook gang members return to Chao, ...
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts school, yoga, supernatural ability, martial arts, tournament, kung fu, tai chi, martial arts training, gang war, boxing training, muay thai ...
Time: quarry
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The Gambling Syndicate (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A provincial detective seeks to take down a local gambling syndicate with the help of two convicts.
Plot: organized crime, martial arts, convict, revenge, gambling, drug trafficking, corruption, undercover, drug traffic, gang war, kung fu, femme fatale ...
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Dreaming Fist with Slender Hands (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thrown out by their masters for disobedience, the two rascals Sun and Ho yearn to be Kung Fu giants. Through a series of incredible adventures, they toughen up and develop into powerhouse Kung Fu Kids, both feared and revered. Watch their fists fly ...
Plot: wu shu, martial arts, kung fu, feminine wiles, seductress, farce, republican era china
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The 36 Crazy Fists (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young man's village is destroyed by a band of thugs, he seeks help from a great kung-fu master, but his real lessons come from a drunk old man, he basically learns kung fu by accident and seeks his revenge.
Plot: kung fu master, hand to hand combat, brawl, stylized violence, showdown, tough guy, monastery, fistfight, bully, martial arts, kung fu, republican era china
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