Chinese emperor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant chinese emperor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense and disturbing films and TV shows about / with chinese emperor, palace intrigue, political intrigue, mistress, royal palace, harem, prince, love triangle, emperor and power struggle plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in China, South Korea, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as chinese emperor: Story of Yanxi Palace (2018), Empress Ki (2013), The Empress of China (2014), Princess Agents (2017), Empresses In The Palace (2011), The Longest Day in Chang'an (2019), The Rise of Phoenixes (2018), Lady of the Dynasty (2015), Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015), The Legend of Miyue (2015).

List of chinese emperor movies

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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 8.5
 3K
Empress Ki (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The story of the woman that would become Empress Ki, and her struggles as she worked her way through war, political conspiracies, and the imperial palace to become Empress of China. This Korean Drama re-imagines the historical figure as a fierce, ...
Style: suspenseful, romantic, harsh, multicultural, semi serious ...
Plot: female warrior, palace intrigue, love, chinese emperor, empress, love triangle, historical figure, betrayal, crown prince, sword fight, culture clash, battles ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea, china
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The Empress of China (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on events in 7th and 8th-century Tang dynasty and starring producer Fan Bingbing as the titular character Wu Zetian, The Empress of China is the story of the only woman in Chinese history to rule as an emperor.
Style: cynical, romantic, touching, captivating, sentimental
Plot: chinese emperor, empress, love hate relationship, palace intrigue, intrigue, betrayal, tang dynasty, historical character, chinese history, historical figure, palace, female protagonist ...
Time: 7th century, prehistoric times
Place: ancient china
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Princess Agents (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During the Warring Period, the Western Wei enslaved large numbers of civilians. The slave girl, Chu Qiao, is thrown into a forest along with other slaves and becomes the next hunting target for the rich lords. She is saved by the Prince of Northern ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: chinese emperor, slave girl, power struggle, female warrior, romance, martial arts, combat, couple relations, slavery, revenge, sword fight, martial artist ...
Place: ancient china, china
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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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The Longest Day in Chang'an (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, History, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chang'an. The city of Eternal Peace. China's ancient imperial capital and the world's most magnificent metropolis. Its treasures and wealth are now under siege from a mysterious army. In 24 hours the enemies will launch a devastating ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: chinese emperor, royal court, royal palace, power struggle, political conspiracy, security, conspiracy, protector, unlikely hero, palace intrigue, battles, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 8th century
Place: ancient china
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The Rise of Phoenixes (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a secret from the past rears its head, respected warrior Feng Zhiwei is forced to choose between revenge and her loyalty to ruling prince Ning Yi.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, sexy, exciting ...
Plot: chinese emperor, palace intrigue, romance, political intrigue, revenge, royalty, crown prince, lust, power struggle, power, sexual desire, intrigue ...
Place: ancient china
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Lady of the Dynasty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The tragic story of a Tang Dynasty imperial consort who was the favorite of the Emperor Xuanzong.
Style: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating
Plot: chinese emperor, tang dynasty, political unrest, love story, romance, palace intrigue, rivalry, rebellion, suicide, betrayal, conspiracy, love ...
Time: 7th century, 8th century
Place: ancient china
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Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 1990s, famous tomb explorer Hu Bayi decided to retire and move to the United States with his girlfriend Shirley. But before his wedding, Bayi discovers his first love Ding Shitian, who supposedly had died in the "One ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: tomb, chinese emperor, treasure hunter, grave robbing, love triangle, grave robber, zombie, adventure, investigation, escapades, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china
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The Legend of Miyue (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: The story of Mi Yue (Queen Dowager Xuan), the first stateswoman in the history of China. Mi Yue was a young princess who lived in the Kingdom of Chu during the Warring States period. She was sent to Qin as a concubine and part of her sister Mi ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: chinese emperor, palace intrigue, chinese history, strong female lead, politics, love triangle, female rivalry, heir to the throne, political intrigue, harem, empress, historical figure ...
Place: ancient china
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 8.2
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Joy of Life (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Zhang Qing, a present-day college student in culture and history major wants to study in professor Ye's postgraduate class, so he decides to write a historical fiction to elaborate his perspective of analyzing ancient literature history with ...
Style: exciting, captivating
Plot: chinese emperor, political intrigue, royal family, fantasy world, palace intrigue, time traveler, time travel, adventure, martial artist, love at first sight, secret agents, royal palace ...
Place: ancient china
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 6.4
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Moon Warriors (1992)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A kind-hearted fisherman, content with simple life, is reluctantly drawn into helping a noble emperor regain his throne from his evil brother.
Style: semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chinese emperor, betrayal, village, adventure, state affairs, heroes, hopes, love and romance, romance, rivalry, gang ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, hong kong
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The Advisors Alliance (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Sima Yi, a great politician and strategist who lived during the Three Kingdoms era. By his side, Sima Yi has his politically-astute distaff members of his household, and pitted against them are the formidable Cao Cao and his heirs. ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: politics, political intrigue, chinese emperor, palace intrigue, advisor, heir to the throne, power struggle, royal family, love triangle, rivalry, historical figure, mastermind ...
Place: china, ancient china
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 7.7
 95
Ming Dynasty (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: China
TV show
Story: The drama tells the story of the early years of the Ming Dynasty, the country created a flourishing world, Yangwei overseas, after the Five Emperors and Six Dynasties, a hundred years of star-studded shining blood, a long-lasting Jinling old dream. ...
Style: dorama, romantic, suspenseful, semi serious, multicultural
Plot: chinese emperor, mad love, love, strong female lead, mistress, historical figure, royal palace, ambitious woman, palace intrigue, chinese history, betrayal, empress ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china
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Beauty's Rival in Palace (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: A dramatized account of Empress Dou and how her efforts and achievements in the royal court positively influenced the reign of her husband Emperor Wen, which paved the way for the creation of the Rule of Wen and Jing. Set in Chang'an, China ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: power struggle, chinese emperor, empress, fight for supremacy, political intrigue, political unrest, palace intrigue, ruler, politics, female protagonist, political conspiracy, dynasty ...
Place: ancient china
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Ming Dynasty in 1566 (2007)
Genre: History
Country: China
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A series based on the events in the reign of the Jiajing Emperor of the Ming dynasty.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: palace intrigue, chinese history, royalty, chinese emperor, politics, political intrigue, power struggle, fight for supremacy, government conspiracy, revolution, dynasty, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ancient china
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Untouchable Lovers (2018)
Genre: Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Tianji Tower, the leading organisation of the pugilistic world is determined to overthrow the tyrannical ruler Liu Ziye. To achieve their mission, Tianji Tower replaces his sister Liu Chuyu with their own disciple and Princess-lookalike Zhu Que. Zhu ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, romantic, captivating
Plot: spy, power struggle, hidden identity, royal palace, chinese emperor, supernatural, lost love, twins, amnesia, fantasy world, supernatural power, martial arts ...
Place: ancient china
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Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan is a Chinese television series based on a novel by Nangong Bo that tells of the romance between Consort Yang Yuhuan and Emperor Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty. The series was directed by Zhou Xiaowen and starred Fan Bingbing and ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tragic ending
Plot: conspiracy, chinese emperor, tang dynasty, power, politics, emperor, chinese, prince, passion
Time: 8th century
Place: ancient china, china
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 5.7
 144K
Mulan (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father.
Style: sincere, captivating, stylized, exciting, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: woman dressed as man, heroine, tough girl, chinese woman, female warrior, gender disguise, martial arts, heroes, human spirit, swordswoman, disney, female protagonist ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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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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The Glory of Tang Dynasty (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: It is a adapted from a novel by Cang Min Shui 沧溟水 that tells the life of a woman, intelligent and kind, who becomes a concubine of the inner court while her love for the people enables her to do great things for the country. It's standard ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: female rivalry, romance, tang dynasty, palace intrigue, mutiny, harem, royal family, chinese emperor, intrigue, female protagonist, life, political intrigue ...
Time: 8th century
Place: china, ancient china
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Prince of Lan Ling (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Taiwan
TV show
Story: A prophecy foretold that victory goes to the one who has the priestess' blessing. Yang Xue Wu, the last priestess of her clan, unwittingly embroiled in a war between Northern Qi and Northern Zhou. Although she foresees the tragic fate of ...
Style: atmospheric, scenic, romantic, stylized, intense
Plot: romance, battles, love triangle, obsession, rivalry, chinese emperor, royal palace, royal family, warrior, friendship, mission, sad ending ...
Place: ancient china
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Novoland: Eagle Flag (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: Lü Guichen is the heir of the nomadic Qingyang tribe, and is sent to the Eastern Land as hostage. He meets Ji Ye, an unfavoured illegitimate son who is training to become a warrior, and Yu Ran, the princess of the Winged tribe. The three become ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: romance, female protagonist, battles, strong female lead, royal palace, fantasy world, female martial artist, princess, amnesia, female warrior, conspiracy, love triangle ...
Place: ancient china
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Palace of Desire (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Palace of Desire, also known as Da Ming Gong Ci, is a Chinese television series based on the life story of Princess Taiping, a daughter of China's only female emperor Wu Zetian. Directed by Li Shaohong and Zeng Nianping, the series starred Chen ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: historical figure, chinese emperor, empress, princess, palace, palace intrigue, love story, royal palace, empire, political intrigue, forbidden love, tragic love ...
Time: 7th century
Place: ancient china
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Legend of Yun Xi (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Han Yun Xi is the daughter of an imperial physician who lost her mother when young, but maintains a cheerful and optimistic disposition. Yun Xi is naturally talented in medical science and proficient in traditional medicine, but suffers from the ...
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, visually appealing, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, royal family, transformation, chinese emperor, doctor, disfigurement, male female relationship, physical appearance, parents and children, self discovery, love story, aristocracy ...
Place: ancient china
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Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tang dynasty, law enforcement, martial arts, empress, state affairs, assassination attempt, crimes, political intrigue, dishonesty, head of state, police investigation, murder ...
Time: 7th century
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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Lost Love in Times (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Feng Qingchen is a sorceress of Mingyi Tower, the secret organisation tasked with protecting the royal family. Yuan Ling is a prince from Western Wei, a ruling kingdom during the Northern and Southern Dynasties. Yuan Zhan, the seventh prince, is ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: romance, fantasy world, magical power, lost love, supernatural, royal palace, supernatural power, magician, heir to the throne, crown prince, chinese emperor, love and romance ...
Place: ancient china, china
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Three Kingdoms (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Three Kingdoms is a Chinese television series based on the events in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and the Three Kingdoms period. The plot is based on Luo Guanzhong's classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the historical text Records of ...
Style: captivating, psychological, factual, tense
Plot: chinese, politics, battles, heroes, rise to power, envy, mercenary, duel, hypocrisy, combat, political conflict, rivalry ...
Place: ancient china
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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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 8.0
 71K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, culture clash, rivalry, adventure hero, forbidden love, escapades, strong violent content, adventure, kung fu master, palace, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china
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