Qing dynasty movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant qing dynasty movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with qing dynasty, rivalry, fight, martial arts, sword fight, showdown, revenge, violence, society and sword plots mostly in Drama, History and Action genres shot in China, Hong Kong, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as qing dynasty: Empresses In The Palace (2011), Story of Yanxi Palace (2018), War and Beauty (2004), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), The Swordsman (2020), The Fortress (2017), Scarlet Heart (2011), Fearless (2006), The Legend of Qin (2015), Blooming Flowers (2013).

List of qing dynasty movies

Empresses In The Palace (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Legend of Zhen Huan, also known as Hou Gong Zhen Huan Zhuan, is a Chinese television series based on the Internet novel of the same name. It first aired in China on 17 November 2011. It was announced in 2013 that the drama will be exported to ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: qing dynasty, chinese emperor, chinese history, empress, palace, love triangle, heir to the throne, mistress, strong female lead, scheming, rivalry, harem ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china
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Story of Yanxi Palace (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The smart and witty Wei Yingluo enters the palace as a seamstress to find the truth behind her older sister’s death. Believing the imperial guard Fucha Fuheng to be her sister's killer, Yingluo purposely attracts the attention of his sister ...
Style: stylized, factual, multicultural, suspenseful, scenic
Plot: chinese emperor, qing dynasty, chinese history, mistress, palace intrigue, royal palace, chambermaid, rivalry, female rivalry, harem, prince, ambitious woman ...
Time: 18th century
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 8.4
 169
War and Beauty (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fifteen years after Qing Emperor Jiaqing was crowned the country appears to be in harmony. However, fights between the imperial concubines escalate. All the imperial concubines including the emperor's beloved Yu-Yue understand this and becomes ...
Style: captivating
Plot: qing dynasty, mistress, power, palace intrigue, intrigue, emperor, power struggle, imperial japan, showdown, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, royal court, fight for supremacy ...
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sword fight, warrior, female martial artist, qing dynasty, aristocracy, martial artist, duel, vengeance, love and romance, ninja ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
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The Swordsman (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being blinded in a coup against the king, Joseon’s greatest swordsman (Jang Hyuk) goes into hiding, far removed from his city’s anguish. But when traffickers kidnap his daughter, he has no choice but to unsheathe his sword once more.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: sword fight, qing dynasty, joseon dynasty, warrior, slave, blindness, violence, fight, empire, power struggle, fight for supremacy, showdown ...
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 6.8
 2K
The Fortress (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Ancient Korea, 17th century. The powerful Khan of the Jurchen tribe of Manchuria, who fights the Ming dinasty to gain China, becomes the first ruler of the Qing dinasty and demands from King In-jo of Joseon to bow before him; but he refuses, being ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: qing dynasty, korean history, fortress, siege, battles, invasion, castle, king, joseon dynasty, evil plot, warrior, walled city ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea
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 8.0
 508
Scarlet Heart (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Scarlet Heart, also known as Bubu Jingxin, is a Chinese television series based on the novel of the same Chinese title by Tong Hua. Filming for the series started on 6 December 2010 in Shanghai and ended on 22 March 2011. It first aired in China on ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, feel good, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: qing dynasty, time travel, romance, sister sister relationship, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, love triangle, marriage proposal, rivalry, royal family, political intrigue, palace ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, beijing china
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 7.6
 76K
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, friendship, exile, redemption, martial arts tournament, hopes, patriotism, childhood, warrior, qing dynasty ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, japan, hong kong ...
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The Legend of Qin (2015)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: China
TV show
Story: Based off the very popular CGI animation series Qin's Moon, comes an adaptation from Tangren.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: qing dynasty, chinese emperor, dynasty, master warrior, battles, fight for supremacy, empire, heroes, emperor, fight, martial arts, power struggle ...
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Blooming Flowers (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In modern day New York City a ninety eight year old women lies helpless on her death bed. As her granddaughter begins to take on the chores of cleaning the apartment, she comes upon a story that her grandmother had been writing. It is the story of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, emotional
Plot: martial arts, adventure, state affairs, rivalry, society, woman in danger, political unrest, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, lost love, feud, male female relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: china
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Rosy Business (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Eastern China in the mid-19th century Qing Dynasty, "Rosy Business" tells a story of the mercantile Chiang family and the ambition and jealousy surrounding the issue of who will inherit the family business when Chiang Kiu dies. The ...
Plot: qing dynasty, dysfunctional family, harem
Place: china
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The Qin Empire (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: The Qin Empire is a 2009 Chinese television series based on Sun Haohui's novel of the same Chinese title. The 51 episodes long series chronicles the rise of the Qin state in the Warring States period during the reign of Duke Xiao of Qin. It was ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: qing dynasty, fight for supremacy, showdown, fight, czar, political unrest, political conspiracy, imperialism, historical event, emperor, empire, political intrigue ...
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A Step Into The Past (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Step into the Past is a 2001 Hong Kong television series produced by TVB and based on Huang Yi's novel of the same Chinese title. The series tells the story of a 21st-century Hong Kong VIPPU officer who travels back in time to the Warring ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, exciting
Plot: time travel, time traveler, warlord, qing dynasty, time jump, sent to the past, time paradox, time machine, political intrigue, changing the past or future, time loop, political unrest ...
Place: ancient china
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Judge of Song Dynasty (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Stories of a judge who lives in the Song Dynasty of China and familiar with forensic pathology.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: judge, qing dynasty, court, legal, social problems, life is a bitch, social relations, society, lawman, life, price of justice, family problems ...
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, China, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: emperor, childhood, world war two, communism, arranged marriage, suicide attempt, breast feeding, teacher, revolution, arson, divorce, interrogation ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s ...
Place: china, asia, beijing china, japan
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Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, martial artist, heroes, tragic hero, school, kung fu, culture clash, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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Legend of Dragon Pearl (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the ill-fated romance between Zhu Yi Huan, the last princess of the Ming Dynasty and Kangxi, the young emperor of the Qing Dynasty.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: revenge, chinese emperor, dynasty, fight, power struggle, fight for supremacy, qing dynasty, showdown, empire, political unrest, emperor, political intrigue ...
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Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Muyun Sheng, born from a spirit mother, is the unfavoured sixth son of the reigning Emperor Ming of Duan. Discovering an ancient painting by chance, he is captivated by the spirit locked inside (Panxi), and together, they promise to search for the ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: fantasy world, fight for supremacy, heir, showdown, power struggle, friendship, rivalry, feud, family feud, love story, warrior, tragic love ...
Place: china
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The Grand Mansion Gate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: This Chinese period drama series follows the fortunes of a prominent merchant family engaged in Traditional Chinese Medicine during the waning years of the Ching dynasty. The affairs of this family of doctors/pharmacists (which in those days were ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: family business, rise and fall, social problems, pharmacist, life is a bitch, society, family problems, social relations, pharmaceutical company, qing dynasty, family, family relations ...
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 6.3
 4K
Rampant (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Ancient Korea, 17th century. While the paranoid King Lee Jo of Joseon, vassal of the Qing dynasty, feels surrounded by conspirators and rebels, a dark evil emerges from the bowels of a merchant ship and the exiled Prince Lee Cheung returns to the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, joseon dynasty, prince, crown, palace intrigue, rivalry, vengeance, master warrior, warrior, martial arts, swords and armor, ancient korea ...
Time: 17th century
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 6.3
 9K
True Legend (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, army, good versus evil, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, rescue, family in danger, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, family feud ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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 7.5
 16K
Iron Monkey (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Iron Monkey is a Hong Kong variation of Robin Hood. Corrupt officials of a Chinese village are robbed by a masked bandit known as "Iron Monkey", named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Governor forces a traveling physician ...
Style: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret identity, kung fu, heroes, master warrior, monk, robin hood, rivalry, undercover, folk hero, hopes, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
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The Guillotines (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yong Zheng established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. Once heavily favored by the Emperor, the Guillotines are deemed expendable once Emperor ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political unrest, hitman, assassination, soldier, military, save the day, strong violent content, rivalry, state affairs, crimes, heroes, qing dynasty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
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 6.4
 551
The Opium War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The story of the Opium War between China, in the waning days of the Qing Dynasty, and the British Empire, in the 1830s, and the subsequent takeover of Hong Kong by Britain; through the eyes of the key figures, fiercely nationalistic Lin Zexu, and ...
Style: epic, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: battles, british empire, chinese emperor, revolution, international crisis, society, war, rebellion, politics, leadership, military, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, victorian era
Place: china, asia, hong kong, east asia, united kingdom ...
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 7.0
 27K
The Warlords (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: battles, soldier, ambition, rebelliousness, pow, political unrest, massacre, society, rivalry, war, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: chinese history, martial arts, giant, revolution, politics, patriotism, empress, occupation, state affairs, society, hopes, idealism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
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Justice, My Foot! (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sung (Chow) is by far the best lawyer in Guangdong and the outlying areas of Southeast China. His skills have earned his family an excellent living, albeit his habit of winning all his cases by whatever means necessary. Because of his shyster ways, ...
Plot: qing dynasty, corrupt official, reform, crooked lawyer, dead child, pregnant woman, chinese, lawyer, justice, corruption, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Place: china
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 5.7
 6K
1911 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: revolution, brutality, soldier, battles, rebellion, leadership, political unrest, combat, sword, heroes, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
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 6.9
 900
The Drummer (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Sid insults a powerful triad boss, his father sends him to Taiwan for safety. Bored and restless, he discovers a community of Zen drummers high in the hills, and joins up - a decision inspired by a pretty face that soon becomes a challenge.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, self discovery, rivalry, redemption, introspection, hopes, crimes, drummer, countryside, business partner, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, taiwan, asia
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 5.2
 461
My Kingdom (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 19th century, the Prince Regent of the Qing Dynasty orders the mass execution of the entire Meng clan. Before his beheading, the leader vows that his family will avenge this travesty of justice. Awaiting his death, a five-year-old Meng boy ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, ambition, desire for fame, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, teachers and students, love triangle, family relations, love and romance, actor's life, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: china, asia
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