Chinese mythology movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant chinese mythology movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, exciting, stylized, suspense, tense and disturbing films and TV shows about / with chinese mythology, magic, adventure, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, fantasy world, martial arts, supernatural power and medieval plots mostly in Fantasy, Action and Adventure genres shot in China, Hong Kong, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as chinese mythology: The Untamed (2019), White Snake 2: Green Snake (2021), Nezha Reborn (2021), League of Gods (2016), Investiture of the Gods (2019), Love and Destiny (2019), Folklore (2018), Ne Zha (2019), Moonshine and Valentine (2018), The Devil Punisher (2020).

List of chinese mythology movies

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The Untamed (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In a land dominated by the mighty Wen clan, a young man named Wei Wuxian strikes up an unconventional friendship with justice-loving Lan Wangji. When the duo unexpectedly stumbles across evidence implicating the Wen clan’s chief in a plot to bring ...
Style: captivating, yaoi, unusual plot structure, suspense, visually appealing ...
Plot: homosexual subtext, reincarnation, exorcist, heroes, martial artist, chinese, young man, talent, magical power, coping, past, magic ...
Place: ancient china, china
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White Snake 2: Green Snake (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While trying to free her sister from Fahai's clutches, Xiao Qing winds up in a dystopian city and meets a mysterious man who can't recall his past life.
Style: fairy tale, disturbing, captivating
Plot: chinese mythology, legends and myths, sisters, martial arts, sister sister relationship, fight, adventure, battles, power struggle, magical creature, magic, chinese ...
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Nezha Reborn (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 3000 years after the boy-god Nezha conquers the Dragon King then disappears in mythological times, he returns as an ordinary man to find his own path to becoming a true hero.
Style: exciting, captivating
Plot: chinese mythology, wealth, good versus evil, battles, magical creature, showdown, magic, obsessive quest, magical, bonding, technology, fight ...
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The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Every few hundred years, the most powerful demon on earth—a snake demon—awakens, and the Yin-Yang Masters are summoned to the capital. Meanwhile, the Princess of the realm has her own plans, as she conspires to claim the demon’s power.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: chinese mythology, good versus evil, teamwork, secret, friendship, showdown, legends and myths, crime solving, fantasy world, unlikely friendships, investigation, save the world ...
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League of Gods (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the reign of King Zhou (Tony Leung Ka-fai), an official enters his bedchamber, and is devoured by the monstrous tails of Daji (Fan Bingbing), his concubine. Outside their city, several warriors within a metal wagon discuss their strategies to ...
Style: exciting, scenic
Plot: martial arts, imaginary kingdom, chinese, chinese mythology, heroic mission, obsessive quest, fantasy world, good versus evil, master villain, legends and myths, medieval, supernatural power ...
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Investiture of the Gods (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This movie can make you drop all what you have to do a whole day to watch it.... It is intriguing and fantastics.... Every episode leaves you wanting more... Watch it and prove me wrong
Style: exciting, stylized, colourful, captivating
Plot: power struggle, chinese mythology, deity, fantasy world, chinese emperor, prophecy, tyranny, magic, brotherhood, destiny, mastermind, prince ...
Place: ancient china
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The Monkey King: The Legend Begins (2022)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Monkey King: The Legend Begins is the re-imagined version by Hollywood of the film The Monkey King: Havoc in Heavens Palace, the origin and birthplace of The Monkey King Story.
Style: fairy tale, disturbing, captivating, entertaining
Plot: martial arts, monkey king, emperor, monk, legend, legends and myths, legendary hero, master warrior, chinese mythology, medieval, magic, adventure ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china
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Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: beast, folk hero, good versus evil, adventure, evil plot, supernatural, master warrior, legends and myths, supernatural ability, love affair, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Place: china, ancient china
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Love and Destiny (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A love story between the God of War and a young maiden whose very existence can bring harm to the world.
Style: mystical, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: magical power, demon, medieval, save the world, mysticism, dream world, god, adventure, love and romance, supernatural power, older man younger woman relationship, chinese mythology ...
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 5.7
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Folklore (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: Singapore
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Bringing together some of the most talented Asian directors working within the genre sphere, this new anthology series creates an atmosphere unlike anything that’s come out of the region before.
Style: tense, bleak, mystical, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: folklore, supernatural, urban legend, mythology, mysticism, chinese mythology, myth, legends and myths, japanese mythology, supernatural horror, asian, international
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 7.4
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Ne Zha (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Primus extracts a Mixed Yuan Bead into a Spirit Seed and a Demon Pill. The Spirit Seed can be reincarnated as a human to help King Zhou establish a new dynasty, whereas the Demon Pill will create a devil threatening humanity. Ne Zha is the one ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, tense
Plot: rebelliousness, heaven, supernatural ability, spirit, adventure, demon, magic, good versus evil, battles, goddess, hopes, deity ...
Time: 16th century
Place: china
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Moonshine and Valentine (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Guan Pi Pi lives a quiet life until a mysterious man named Helan Jing Ting appears. Jing Ting is blind when he’s under the sunlight, but has an excellent vision at night. Furthermore, he’s a vegetarian. He’s an expert when it comes to ancient ...
Style: touching, light, visually appealing, unusual plot structure
Plot: reincarnation, romance, destiny, deity, interspecies romance, life turned upside down, unfaithful, riddles and clues, couple relations, betrayal by friend, female friendship, chinese mythology ...
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The Devil Punisher (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 68 min.
TV show
Story: A baker by day and demon fighter by night, Zhong Kui, a reincarnated deity must jog his amnesiac lover's memory of their millennium-long romance.
Style: suspense, touching, emotional, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, escapades, taiwanese, couple relations, relationships, couples, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
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Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, legends and myths, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, heroes ...
Place: finland, europe, china, asia
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 5.7
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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: fairy tale, exciting, captivating, stylized, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: martial arts, heroine, female warrior, tough girl, woman dressed as man, disney, chinese woman, warrior, mythical creature, sword, female protagonist, chinese emperor ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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Fighter of the Destiny (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
TV show
Story: Chun Chang Sheng was abandoned in a flowing river and plucked up by a Taoist monk. He’s actually the fourth Prince of the Chen’s Royal bloodline. He’s plagued with an incurable illness, fated not to live past the age of 20. To find a cure, he ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, exciting
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fall in love, friendship, friends, love, rivalry, couples, love and romance, couple relations, chinese mythology, childhood friend, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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The Twelve Kingdoms (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Nakajima Youko is your average somewhat timid high school student. One day, a strange man named Keiki appears before her, swearing allegiance. Before she could properly register what was happening, demon-like creatures attack Youko and her friends, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: parallel world, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, ancient mystery, self esteem, leadership, heroic mission, magic, escapades, imaginary kingdom, getting home ...
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The Legend of White Snake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Provoked by the actions of a seemingly sly human, an ancient snake spirit takes on a human form, in order to prove him a fraud. Convinced she’s doing the world a favor, Bai Su Zhen challenges Xu Xuan to a contest of skill but what starts as a ...
Style: sentimental, suspense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: forbidden love, supernatural, spirit, true love, love affair, friendship, love and romance, supernatural power, young love, unlikely friendships, impersonation, impossible love ...
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Jiang Ziya: The Legend of Deification (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Atop the ruins of war, top commander Jiang Ziya is given the task to banish the Nine-tailed Fox Demon who threatens all mortals' very existence. When he discovers the Nine-tailed Fox's life linked to the soul of an innocent girl, he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, creature, fight, mythical creature, good versus evil, god, supernatural power, exile, warrior, demon, battles, dynasty ...
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Big Fish & Begonia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beyond the human realm, there is a magical race of beings who control the tides and the changing of the seasons. One of these beings, a young girl named Chun, seeks something more—she wants to experience the human world! At sixteen, she finally ...
Style: suspense, captivating, surreal, thought provoking, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: magic, vengeance, revenge, redemption, friendship, violence, society, heroes, youth, betrayal, mentor, love and romance ...
Place: china
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The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White (Gong Li) aiming to break up the team assembled to ...
Style: suspense, captivating, stylized, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dragon, monkey king, monk, demon, witch, martial arts, medieval, dishonesty, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, deity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china, china
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The Monkey King (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monkey king, supernatural ability, good versus evil, escapades, master warrior, heroes, adventure, martial arts, battles, rebellion, rebelliousness, religion ...
Place: china, asia
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Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a world plagued by demons who cause great human suffering, young demon hunter Xuan Zang risks his all to conquer a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong.
Style: humorous, stylized, talky, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monkey king, martial arts, buddhism, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly creature, heroic mission, folk hero, daring rescue, save the day, adventure, heroes ...
Place: china, japan
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Douluo Continent (2021)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: China
Duration: 38 min.
TV show
Story: It tells the story of Tang San who overcomes many difficulties to protect his loved ones, bring honor to his sect, help his country and become the strongest and bravest soul master.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: master warrior, teamwork, teenage protagonist, magic, showdown, martial arts, fight, revenge, chosen one, teenager, blacksmith, battles ...
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Novoland: The Castle in the Sky (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: In the ancient time, the human honored the winged clan as gods for their ability to fly and to build a castle in the sky. The day when the castle was to be lifted off the ground an explosion destroyed it. A human girl was suspected to have the done ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, touching
Plot: romance, true love, immortal, fantasy world, love triangle, superhuman powers, supernatural romance, unfulfilled love, tragic love, super powers, love affair, interracial relations ...
Place: china
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The Journey of Flower (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: She is the last god of the world and a Lone Star (an unlucky star). On the day of her birth, flowers wilted and the sky turned dark as her mother passed away during childbirth. Therefore, she was named Hua Qian Gu, meaning a thousand flower bones. ...
Style: intense, scenic, exciting, stylized
Plot: curse, eternal love, martial arts, unrequited love, prophecy, martial artist, female warrior, love triangle, medieval, friendship, romance, fictional kingdom ...
Place: ancient china
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Ice Fantasy (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: China
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set a hundred years after a war between the Empire of Snow (Ice Tribe) and the Fire Tribe, where the Fire Tribe was defeated. However, the war was fatal, leaving Prince Ka Suo and his younger half-brother Ying Kong Shi the only royal ...
Style: sexy, fairy tale, epic, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, romance, magic, save the world, interracial romance, good versus evil, natural disaster, mythology, destiny, martial arts, sword and sorcery, adventure ...
Place: china, ancient china
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 7.6
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Rattan (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
TV show
Story: An encounter leads to a lifetime of memories. An ordinary man accidentally wakes the mysterious Si Teng from decades of slumber. In helping her search for her identity, they overcome many obstacles to grow together in love. On a journey to retrace ...
Style: urban fantasy
Plot: master servant relationship, chinese, interspecies romance, demon, transformation, revenge, doppelganger, romance, mystery, car, strong female lead, immortality ...
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The Holy Pearl (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Holy Pearl is a 2011 Chinese Television series starring Gillian Chung as the daughter of an archeologist. She time travels back in time to discovers she is a reincarnation a warrior priestess. She teams up with a human-dragon hybrid, to recover ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: time travel, wizards and magicians, magical power, magical, magic, good versus evil, showdown, supernatural power, magician, supernatural, escapades, time jump ...
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The Era of Vampires (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 17th century China, zombies and vampires roamed the lands, feeding on the unsuspecting. A group of martial artists / vampire hunters find themselves employed by a very rich - and very insane - old man who has kept everyone of his relatives ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, martial arts, vengeance, clergy, rivalry, escapades, zombie, hidden treasure, treasure hunt, empire, mythical creature ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia
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