Best Chinese Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Chinese Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: exciting, surprise ending, suspense, humorous, entertaining and captivating. Plot: betrayal, violence, fight, punched in the face, redemption, danger, chase, fistfight, deception and gun. Genre: Action, Drama and Comedy. Country: China, USA and UK.
Best Chinese Movies
Best Chinese Movies
TOP Movies: Venom (2018), Kong: Skull Island (2017), Green Book (2018), Glass (2019), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Bumblebee (2018), Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016), Gemini Man (2019), 21 Bridges (2019), Vanguard (2020), The Meg (2018), Mulan (1998), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Looper (2012), Animal World (2018), The Wandering Earth (2019), News of the World (2020), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), Over the Moon (2020), American Hustle (2013).

List of Best Movies

Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti hero, supernatural power, super powers, alien monster, superhero, super villain, alien, tough guy, experiment gone awry, laboratory, mutation, alien life-form ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, intense ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, expedition, survival, giant creature, creature, giant monster, island, gorilla, prehistoric creature, monsters, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1973, 1940s
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, vietnam, washington d.c., thailand
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, feel good, road movie, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, friend, musician, prejudice, chauffeur, racial slur, driver, journey, road trip ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 2010s, year 1962
Place: southern usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, kentucky, ohio ...
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Glass (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an ...
Style: twist ending, bad ending, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, plot twist, psychic, sociopath, villain, super powers, superhero, mental institution, psychology, invulnerability, psychopath ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia
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Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, intense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: mentor, chosen one, kung fu, adventure, talking animals, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, goofy hero, master warrior, transformation, training ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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Bumblebee (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, giant robots, alien, swat team, transforming robot, machine, talking robot, alien race, transformation, teenage girl, standoff, battles ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, 20th century
Place: san francisco, texas, california
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Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.
Style: light, funny, psychotronic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking animals, fight scenes, kung fu, dragon, anthropomorphism, good versus evil, fantasy world, village, martial arts, wrestler, adventure, friendship ...
Place: china, ancient china
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Gemini Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Henry Brogen, an aging assassin tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle: fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him and at the peak of his abilities.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: clones, hitman, black ops, cloning, secret agents, parkour, tough guy, gunfight, happy ending, danger, undercover agent, fleeing ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: hungary, budapest, budapest hungary, europe, georgia ...
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21 Bridges (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A disgraced NYPD detective after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.
Style: surprise ending, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: police officer killed, murder investigation, manhunt, hostage, conspiracy, police corruption, corrupt cop, criminal, police officer, police detective, police, police raid ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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Vanguard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world's deadliest mercenary organization.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, heroes, hand to hand combat, fight, murder, fistfight, mercenary, mercilessness, criminal, contests and competitions, hostage ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london, tower bridge london, africa, middle east
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The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, giant animal, survival, giant creature, sea monster, danger, catastrophe, ancient, swimming, giant, predator ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: usa, california, china, shanghai, shanghai china ...
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Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, female warrior, princess, adventure, dragon, cross dressing, friendship, good versus evil, human spirit, woman dressed as man, hidden identity, escapades ...
Time: ancient history, 5th century
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, mentor, goofy hero, danger, family, chosen one, evil, threat, warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, tense, thought provoking, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, sent to the past, changing the past or future, destiny, hitman, mafia, tragedy, organized crime, neo noir, on the run ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, kansas, shanghai, shanghai china
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Animal World (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Drifting aimlessly through life, Kaisi (Li Yi Feng) has racked up debts of several million having borrowed money from his friends. Lured with the promise of writing it all off, Kaisi leaves his ailing mother and childhood sweetheart Qing (Zhou ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: sick mother, redemption, superhero, betrayal, deception, mathematics, girlfriend, video game, stabbing, monster, daydreamer, slacker ...
Time: contemporary
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The Wandering Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When the Sun begins to expand in such a way that it will inevitably engulf and destroy the Earth in a hundred years, united mankind finds a way to avoid extinction by propelling the planet out of the Solar System using gigantic engines, moving it to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: planet, space station, collision, end of the world, danger, society, humanity in peril, catastrophe, redemption, deadly, friendship, death ...
Time: future
Place: france, china, russia, asia
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News of the World (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.
Style: suspense, stylized, suspenseful, touching, realistic ...
Plot: native american, civil war veteran, american civil war, rescue, cowboy, friendship, organized crime, teaching the ways of the world, unlikely friendships, hopes, mentor, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, entertaining, disturbing, suspenseful, absurd ...
Plot: hippie, celebrity, hollywood, struggling actor, tv star, fame, filmmaking, aspiring actor, friendship between men, male friendship, movie business, stuntman ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Over the Moon (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated musical, a girl builds a rocket ship and blasts off, hoping to meet a mythical moon goddess.
Style: whimsical, inspirational, touching, sweet, colourful
Plot: moon, computer animation, rocket, adventure, surrealism, fantasy world, loneliness, child, life philosophy, self discovery, grownups, parent child relationship ...
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American Hustle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
Style: twists and turns, tense, semi serious, intense, suspense ...
Plot: cons and scams, fbi, partners in crime, mayor, crimes, political corruption, partners, criminal heroes, deception, romancing partners, organized crime, working undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york
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Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, nazi germany, heroism, military, american soldier, battles, heroes, ambush, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
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The Farewell (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, melancholic, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: wedding, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grief, lie, female protagonist, chinese american, lung cancer, grandmother, family relations, family, life, family gatherings ...
Place: china, usa, japan, manhattan new york city, new york
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Logan Lucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: heist, prison escape, racecar driver, prison, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, money problems, loss of job, brother brother relationship, prison warden, prison riot, nascar ...
Time: 2010s
Place: north carolina, west virginia
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, vigilante, dark hero, lone hero, tough guy, criminal's revenge, gunfight, gangsters, shooting, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: street racing, car, car chase, betrayal, racing, mysterious woman, master criminal, chase, fight, friendship, teamwork, fast car ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, manhattan new york city, berlin germany, russia ...
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The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: contests and competitions, human spirit, underdog, friendship, sport, coach, martial arts, teaching the ways of the world, teachers and students, family, martial arts school, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, asia, michigan, detroit, beijing china ...
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An award-winning cynical journalist, Lloyd Vogel, begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write an Esquire profile piece on the beloved television icon Fred Rogers. After his encounter with Rogers, Vogel's perspective on life is transformed.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, sincere, enigmatic, based on true events
Plot: journalist, friendship, tv star, life philosophy, cynicism, teaching the ways of the world, adaptation, storytelling, social differences, puppet, estranged father, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, year 1998
Place: new york, pittsburgh
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RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, chase, female spy, fbi, swat team, spy, on the run, mercenary, secret service, gunfight, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas city, new york, new orleans, cleveland ohio ...
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The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.
Style: emotional, witty, realistic, touching, depressing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, teen angst, adolescence, teenagers, high school, teen romance, best friend, coming of age, friendship, teenage girl, loneliness, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
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Central Intelligence (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, surprise ending, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, spy, high school reunion, accountant, friendship, bully, martial arts, bodyguard, cia, school, high school, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 2010s, year 1996, 1990s
Place: maryland, baltimore, boston, new jersey
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