Chinese army movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant chinese army movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, exciting, serious, tense and epic films and TV shows about / with chinese army, battles, soldier, chinese, war, fight, military, explosion, world war two and corpse plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in China, USA, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as chinese army: The Front Line (2011), Operation Red Sea (2018), The Battle at Lake Changjin (2021), Sky Hunter (2017), The Founding Of An Army (2017), Wolf Warrior (2015), Battle of Changsha (2014), Autumn Cicada (2020), Drawing Sword (2005), The Eight Hundred (2020).

List of chinese army movies

The Front Line (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: war, chinese army, battles, military, soldier, korean army, military life, infantrymen, korean war, friendship, wartime life, army investigation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1950, year 1953
Place: north korea, south korea, korea, asia
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Operation Red Sea (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China, Morocco, Hong Kong
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A squad of the Jiaolong Commando Unit - Sea Dragon, a spec ops team of the Chinese Navy, carries out a hostage rescue operation in the nation of Yewaire, on the Arabian Peninsula, and fiercely fights against local rebel groups and Zaka, a terrorist ...
Style: exciting, breathtaking, propaganda film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex special forces, chinese army, ship, nuclear, law enforcement, terrorism, military, war, group of criminals, save the day, arms dealer, suspense ...
Place: somalia, china
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The Battle at Lake Changjin (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Korean War, winter 1950. In the frozen and snowy area of Changjin Lake, a bloody battle is about to begin between the elite troops of the United States and China.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: korean war, chinese army, army, soldier, courage, heroism, cold weather, historical event, power struggle, fight, war, cold ...
Time: year 1950
Place: korea, china, north korea
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Sky Hunter (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An elite group of Chinese pilots must take part in a dangerous mission to thwart a terrorist plot and resolve a hostage situation.
Style: tense
Plot: military, terrorism, war propaganda, chinese army, medieval, air force, terrorist plot, power struggle, terrorist, fight for supremacy, showdown, battles ...
Place: china
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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: marxist, chinese history, chinese army, political leader, chinese civil war, communism, historical figure, general, republican era china, military uniform
Time: 1920s
Place: china
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Wolf Warrior (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship is confronted by a group of deadly foreign mercenaries who are hired to assassinate him by a vicious drug lord.
Style: intense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, scenic
Plot: fight, mercenary, martial arts, gunfight, revenge, sniper, runaway, medieval, special agents, showdown, fighting crime, soldier ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
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Battle of Changsha (2014)
Genre: History, Romance, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: In 1938 October, the Japanese captured Wuhan Changsha, on the verge of death or destruction. City tea Xiang Hu family, under the support of grandson Xue Junshan, leave no stone unturned for Hu Jia's pet a pair of twins Xiangxiang and Xiaoman ...
Plot: sino japanese war, world war two, chinese history, arranged marriage, death, wartime, true love, engagement, war crime, best friends, love, love and romance ...
Time: year 1937
Place: china
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Autumn Cicada (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the show sets in the war period of modern China and mainly focuses on a spy of CPC called Ye Chong who was using the spy code Cicada of Autumn.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: spy, secret agents, special agents, chinese army, prospector, undercover agent, spy mission, secret mission, suspense, espionage, war
Place: china
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Drawing Sword (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, Chen Geng is the commander of the 386th brigade, part of the 129th division of the Eighth Route Army. Subordinate to Chen is Li Yun Long, who leads his regiment for the fight against the Japanese invaders. ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war two, military officer, military life, suspense, soldier, leadership, civil war, battles, war, wartime, leader, military ...
Place: china
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The Eight Hundred (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 149 min.
Story: In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting
Plot: sino japanese war, chinese history, japanese soldier, world war two, siege, military, warehouse, war, military life, warlord, suspense, military officer ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: shanghai, china
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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, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, assassination, military, chinese history, battles, ambition, heroes, historical event, civil war ...
Time: year 1945, year 1949, year 1947, year 1948
Place: china, taiwan, beijing china, shanghai
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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, tense, sad ...
Plot: war, korean war, military, soldier, survival, brothers, idealism, mission, military life, courage, fight, atrocity ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: north korea, south korea, korea, seoul, asia
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The Chairman (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American scientist is sent to Red China to steal the formula for a newly developed agricultural enzyme. What he is not told by his bosses is that a micro-sized bomb has been planted in his brain so that should the mission ever look likely to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cold war, countdown, race against time, politics, undercover, laboratory, working undercover, political intrigue, riddles and clues, state affairs ...
Time: 60s
Place: china, usa, russia, asia, ussr ...
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Everlasting Glory (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Chinese national policy film
Plot: world war two, sino japanese war, tank, chinese army, japanese soldier, japanese army, flag
Time: 1940s, 1930s
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Long Arm of the Law IV: Underground Express (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The final entry in Michael and Johnny Mak's Long Arm of the Law series, Underground Express once again tells a story of gangsters versus police, focusing on the difference between how both factions act depending if they're coming from Hong ...
Plot: heroic bloodshed, suspense, chinese army, martial arts, boat, war violence, undercover, child murder, violence, propaganda, sadism, massacre ...
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Eight Hundred Heroes (1976)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film is based on the true story of a regiment of nationalist troop fighting Japanese forces several times of their strength. Due to the political reasons, such historical topic is avoided in China, and even after the reform, the cautious ...
Style: cult film
Plot: world war two, fight, tank, american soldier, japanese soldier, japanese army, victory, chinese army, sino japanese war, flag
Time: 1930s
Place: shanghai
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Sergeant Ryker (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During the Korean War Sergeant Paul Ryker is accused of defecting to Communist China and then returning to his unit as a spy.He's court-martialed and sentenced to death but his attorney believes Ryker's innocent and asks for a new trial.
Plot: korean war, spy, human experiment, sergeant, communist, secret mission, traitor, u.s. army, court martial, commander, counter intelligence, court ...
Time: year 1950
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Marine Battleground (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A division of marines survive a battle with the Chinese army but find themselves stranded without contact on the wrong side of the front.
Plot: korean war, chinese army, snow, flashback, massacre, adoption, orphan, un, corpse, army, chinese, madam ...
Time: 50s
Place: korea
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Casino Royale (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: parody, campy, surreal, funny, psychotronic ...
Plot: spy, 007, satire, james bond, espionage, james bond spoof, spy spoof, farce, lion, sexual attraction, auction, villain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, scotland, india, big ben london, france ...
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Assembly (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Follows a soldier trying to gain recognition for comrades who died in 1948, at a turning point in the civil war between the communists and the nationalist forces of the Kuomintang (KMT).
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, bleak, serious ...
Plot: war, military, civil war, pow, war crime, battles, behind enemy lines, battle zone, post war, life is a bitch, military life, battlefield ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s
Place: china, asia
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The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, entertaining, absurd, colourful ...
Plot: monster, warrior, great wall of china, courage, archer, creature, invasion, alien, siege, trust, rescue, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, future, 11th century
Place: china, egypt, latin america, ancient china
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Empire of the Sun (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even ...
Style: epic, sad, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: world war two, coming of age, war, child protagonist, childhood, captivity, peasant, japanese army, pow, survival, child, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: shanghai, china, japan, tokyo, asia ...
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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: exciting, fairy tale, stylized, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, heroine, woman dressed as man, tough girl, disney, female protagonist, chinese woman, asian, mythical creature, sword, heroes ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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The Great Battle (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Kingdom of Goguryeo, ancient Korea, 645. The ruthless Emperor Taizong of Tang invades the country and leads his armies towards the capital, achieving one victory after another, but on his way is the stronghold of Ansi, protected by General Yang ...
Style: tense, exciting, intense, epic
Plot: siege, tang dynasty, conquering, ancient korea, korean history, fortress, combat, historical character, medieval, tactics, mortal combat, battles ...
Time: 7th century
Place: south korea, korea
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To Live (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Fugui and Jiazhen endure tumultuous events in China as their personal fortunes move from wealthy landownership to peasantry.
Style: epic, family saga, sad, touching, emotional ...
Plot: communism, chinese history, politics, cultural revolution, gambling, family relations, destiny, poverty, revolution, death, hospital, civil war ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, taiwan
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55 Days at Peking (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Plot: battles, imperialism, politics, british empire, military, state affairs, rivalry, political unrest, against the odds, colonialism, revolution, tragic hero ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, year 1900, victorian era, turn of the century
Place: china, england, france, beijing china, asia ...
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Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, intense, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police, gangsters, buddy cop, fight, undercover cop, undercover, heroes, drug lord, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, malaysia, asia ...
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Nanking (2007)
Genre: Biography, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the rape of Nanking, one of the most tragic events in history. In 1937, the invading Japanese army murdered over 200,000 and raped tens of thousands of Chinese. In the midst of this horror, a small group of Western expatriates banded ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, depressing, touching ...
Plot: world war two, rescue, atrocity, japanese history, rape, war crime, testimony, invasion, daring rescue, life is a bitch, survival, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, asia, japan, shanghai
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City of Life and Death (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 133 min.
Story: City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, japanese army, sino japanese war, sexual abuse, war crime, war atrocity, atrocity, japanese occupation of china, japanese occupation, life is a bitch, mass murder, chinese history ...
Time: 1930s, post world war two, year 1938, 20th century, year 1937
Place: china, asia, shanghai
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Painted Fire (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and Japan, the conservative dynasty dying, and peasant revolt at hand. Jang, born ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: painter, artist, art, politics, human spirit, hopes, rise to the top, actor's life, ambition, power relations, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: korea, japan, asia, china, south korea ...
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