Asian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant asian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, humorous and touching films and TV shows about / with asian, violence, kung fu, martial arts, fight, fistfight, gay, murder, chinese and jeet kune do plots mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as asian: Nineteen: Shh! No Imagining! (2015), Bruce Lee in G.O.D. (2000), Accident (2009), Birth of the Dragon (2016), The Half of It (2020), Hang Loose (2012), Wet Woman in the Wind (2016), Something in the Rain (2018), Breakout From Oppression (1982), Enter the Game of Death (1978).

List of asian movies

Nineteen: Shh! No Imagining! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A smart finger movie about adult rated romance between young men and women who have total control over SNS.
Style: sweet, captivating, dorama, anthology, romantic
Plot: asian, korean, sexual fantasy, erotic fantasy, first love, first sexual experience, teenager in love, romantic relationship, love and romance, strong sexual content, sexual attraction, sexual relations ...
Place: south korea
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Bruce Lee in G.O.D. (2000)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bruce Lee in G.O.D. is a "docudrama" about the filming of Game of Death. The first 40 minutes of the film is a dramitisation of events before Lee dropped filming for GOD to do Enter the Dragon, interspersed with interviews with people ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, bruce lee, actor, martial artist, tough guy, warrior, archive footage, asian, kung fu master, master warrior, wing chun, barefoot ...
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 6.6
 3K
Accident (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A self-styled accident choreographer, the Brain is a professional hitman who kills his victims by trapping them in well crafted accidents that look like unfortunate mishaps but are in fact perfectly staged acts of crime. When the teams next ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: perfect crime, hitman, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, master criminal, rivalry, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, lone wolves, murder ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
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Birth of the Dragon (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial artist Wong Jack Man.
Style: based on true events, exciting, inspirational, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: kung fu, bruce lee, heroes, fight scenes, martial arts, destiny, athlete's life, jeet kune do, martial artist, kung fu fighting, fight, kung fu master ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: usa
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 6.9
 26K
The Half of It (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.
Style: gay cinema, touching, compassionate, humorous, light ...
Plot: single woman, high school student, lesbian teen, gay, introvert, teenager, high school life, loneliness, small town, high school, shyness, hopes ...
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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt is a Japanese anime television series produced by Gainax. It aired nationwide, in Japan, between October 2, 2010 and December 25, 2010 on BS Nittele and was also simulcast on Nico Nico Douga and Crunchyroll. It ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, toilet humor, dark humor, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, ghost, supernatural, cheating death, psychopath, rivalry, clergy, danger, sexual relations, siblings relations, zombie, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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 5.4
 607
Hang Loose (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kevin must go to Hawaii to attend the wedding of his big sister. The day before the wedding he goes on a misadventure with his future brother in law and his crazy groomsmen that changes his life.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: wedding, vacation, breakup, kidnapping, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, doctor, teenager, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, closeted gay, drug dealer, gay stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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Wet Woman in the Wind (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: One afternoon, Shiori, a very sexually active young woman working in a café, is riding her bicycle and cuts off Kosuke, who is pulling a two-wheeled cart. Once a recognized playwright, Kosuke now lives a quiet life in a mountain hut, far away from ...
Style: visually appealing, sexy, exciting, dorama, romanticism ...
Plot: sexual desire, isolation, playwright, countryside, asian woman, mountain cabin, prostitute, seaside, sexy woman, seductress, cabin in the woods, japanese woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Something in the Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the relationship of two people as they go from being “just acquaintances” to “a genuine couple” — Yoon Jin Ah, a coffee shop supervisor in her 30s, and Seo Joon Hee, a designer at a video game company who has just returned from ...
Style: romantic, sweet, sentimental, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: romance, relationships, caress, love, love and romance, love story, older woman younger man relationship, parents and children, unsupportive parent, first love, older brother, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
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Breakout From Oppression (1982)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman is released from prison, after serving an eight-year sentence for murder, and wishes to start her life over. Getting a job at a newspaper through a friend, she tries to settle in despite the pressures of being an ex-convict. When ...
Plot: murder, female stalker, flashback, blood, police officer, bicycle accident, knife in back, ex convict, revenge plot, flashlight, gunshot, female protagonist ...
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Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This martial arts movie tries to explain the strange death of the international movie star and kung fu master Bruce Lee. Most of the story centers on a former disciple of Lee who launches a private investigation and ends up avenging the brutal death ...
Plot: kung fu, roundhouse kick, death of girlfriend, kung fu master, investigation, drugs, crime boss, bare breasts, kung fu fighting, murder mystery, revenge, tough guy ...
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Enter the Game of Death (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's approaching World War 2 and China is expecting an to be invaded by Germany and Japan. Mr Ang is hired by a Chinese group who are after a "secret document." Many other groups want to get their hands on it as well. It's on the ...
Plot: kung fu, chinese, fistfight, brawl, asian, violence, kung fu fighting, action violence, chinaman, jeet kune do, fight, master warrior ...
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One Night Only (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 67 min.
Story: NIGHT BUG (dir. by Kim Tae-Yong) Han-Jae meets gay men at a bar in Jongno District, Seoul. He first meets them through an internet site. Once they get drunk, Han-Jae steals their money. He is accompanied by Hoon and pretends he is his boyfriend. ...
Plot: lgbt, asian, drunk, boyfriend, gay kiss, gay lead character, bar, gay, denial
Place: south korea, korea
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Closer to Home (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Closer to Home weaves a universal, haunting tale of two people inexorably drawn together for vastly different reasons. Dalisay struggles to journey from the Philippine countryside to New York City to marry Dean, a disillusioned ex-merchant marine. ...
Plot: mail order bride, family, filipino, asian
Place: the philippines
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Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After the murder of two kung fu experts, Bruce, a Police Inspector from New Zealand, decides to get involved in the case despite only being on vacation in Hong Kong. At the scene of the most recent murder, the victim managed to tear off a Buddha ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, stylized violence, asian, karate chop, brawl, martial artist, karate kick, hand to hand combat, kung fu classic, karate, tough guy ...
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The True Game of Death (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The film begins with footage of Bruce Lee's funeral. The narrator then says that there is a new actor "who looks quite like him" that will become Lee's successor. His name is Hsao Lung. Later Hsao Lung is filming a movie. On the ...
Plot: martial arts, poisoned drink, betrayal, kung fu classic, brawl, chinese, kung fu, taekwondo, fistfight, action violence, wing chun, jeet kune do ...
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Beautiful Mystery (1983)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shinohara, a young bodybuilder, joins a para-military sect in northern Japan. His instructor, Takizawa, takes a liking to the new recruit. After an early “special” training session the two develop a lasting and loving relationship. ...
Plot: nationalism, gay sex, gay, rape, military training, army, male bonding, asian, sex, male friendship, workout, gay interest ...
Place: japan
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The Wrath of Silence (1994)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mortician seeks revenge against a serial killer who has murdered her sister. However, there is a case of mistaken identity and she begins to target her psychiatrist instead.
Plot: mortician, beautician, handgun, pervert, latex gloves, corpse, violence, revenge, asian, doctor, psychopath, gang member ...
Place: hong kong
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 4.6
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Kung Fu Gold (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A massive gold forture is hidden somewhere in the hills surrounding Hong Kong, and 12 kung fu masters are in pursuit of the loot. Through a series of head-to-head confrontations, the pool of treasure hunters dwindles until there's one left.
Plot: kung fu, hand to hand combat, violence, fistfight, chinese, asian, brawl, fight, martial arts, kung fu classic
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 6.8
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Himeanole (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ordinary man plays matchmaker to his friend only to realize the girl being pursued is being stalked.
Plot: surgical mask, classroom, blood, jealousy, serial killer, love, bully, neighbor, high school, murder, bullying, condom ...
Place: japan
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Young Again (2021)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: American-born Asian graduate student, Eric Young, is lured back to college baseball field one final time, passing himself off as 10 years younger to try out for the Division 2 Volcanos. Once he makes the cut, Eric, often injured, develops a ...
Plot: illegal drug, steroids, deception, illegal drugs, asian, baseball, abuse, cheating, college, identity
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Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Three people live in a remote Buddhist monastery near Mount Chonan: Hyegok, the old master; Yong Nan, a young man who has left his extended family in the city to seek enlightenment - Hyegok calls him Kibong!; and, an orphan lad Haejin, whom Hyegok ...
Style: serious, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: buddhism, mountain, monk, monastery, orphan, buddhist monk, zen, obsession, parents and children, teachers and students, human spirit, haunted by the past ...
Place: korea, asia
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The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Indian poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear friend.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, clever
Plot: friendship, tragic love, self discovery, haunted by the past, lifestyle, youth, family problems, couples, reunion, coming out, social differences, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 6.0
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Ethan Mao (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kicked out of his house because he's gay, Ethan Mao returns home to steal and ends up holding his family hostage on a fateful Thanksgiving Day.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, thanksgiving, juvenile delinquency, haunted by the past, survival, parents and children, family in danger, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family problems, rehabilitation, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, los angeles
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Provoked: A True Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then began to beat her up. He started drinking a lot and sleeping around with ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, arranged marriage, prison, deadly, hopes, hotshot lawyer, life sentence, life is a bitch, family problems, courtroom drama, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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From Beijing with Love (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a giant dinosaur skull is stolen, the head of the Chinese secret police decides to assign the case to the force's most incompetent reject: a rural butcher who stands around all day drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred). With a trunkload ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, parody, undercover, espionage, spy, secret agent, james bond spoof, rivalry, master villain, goofy hero, heroes, super weapon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
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No Ordinary Love (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No desire is forbidden in this twisted suspense-comedy about a group of sexually ambivalent 20-somethings living in the Hollywood Hills. Kevin (Smith Forté) shares space with a male stripper, a girl who dreams of becoming a rock star and an ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, deadly, romance, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, youth, friends, couples, murder, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles
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Image of Bruce Lee (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A band of counterfeiters wants to make Hong Kong their new territory. The disgraced leader of the Special Squad will have to team-up with a group of Hong Kong police officers in an attempt to stop the dirty business of crime lord Han Tin Lung, but ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, master warrior, forgery, heroes, martial arts, working undercover, law enforcement, adventure, partners, crimes, rivalry, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
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To Kill with Intrigue (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Young master Cao Le chases his pregnant girlfriend away from the family castle. He does it in order to save her from vicious bandits who are going to murder his family.
Style: realistic, serious, surreal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, pregnancy, gory, fall in love, rivalry, intrigue, leadership, gang, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia
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 6.8
 308
CHO Revolution (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Filmed live at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, REVOLUTION is comedian Margaret Cho's triumphant return to the screen with the same unbridled, no holds-barred humor that infused her previous two concert films. In REVOLUTION, Margaret tackles ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: female director, asian, stand up, gay
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