Chinese films

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  1. Chinese films by genre

    Chinese films by genre

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  2. Films by Chinese directors

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  3. Chinese 3D films

    Chinese 3D films

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  4. Chinese animated films

    Chinese animated films

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  5. Hong Kong films

    Hong Kong films

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  6. Chinese short films

    Chinese short films

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  7. Chinese silent films

    Chinese silent films

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  8. Chinese television films

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  9. Chinese film stubs

    Chinese film stubs

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  1. The Karate Kid

    The Karate Kid (2010)

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    The Karate Kid (simplified Chinese: 功夫梦; traditional Chinese: 功夫夢; pinyin: Gōngfu Mèng; literally: "The Kung Fu Dream"; also known as Karate Kid 5) is a 2010 Chinese-American martial arts film directed by Harald Zwart. It stars Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith, and it was produced by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. It is a remake of the 1984 film of the same name and the fifth installment of the Karate Kid series, serving as a reboot.


  2. CJ7

    CJ7 (2008)

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    CJ7 (Chinese: 長江七號; Cantonese Yale: Cheung gong chat hou) is a 2008 Hong Kong-Chinese science fiction film co-written, co-produced, starring, and directed by Stephen Chow. It was released on 31 January 2008 in Hong Kong. It was also released on 14 March 2008 in the United States.


  3. The Forbidden Kingdom

    The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

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    The Forbidden Kingdom (Chinese: 功夫之王: Gong Fu Zhi Wang (Mandarin) or Gung Fu Ji Wong (Cantonese) and translated is King of Kung Fu (English); Working title: The J & J Project) is a 2008 Chinese-American martial arts film written by John Fusco, and directed by Rob Minkoff, and starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li. The film is loosely based on the novel Journey to the West, it is the first film to star together two of the best known names in the martial arts film genre. The action sequences were choreographed by Yuen Woo-ping.


  4. The Cannonball Run

    The Cannonball Run (1981)

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    The Cannonball Run is a 1981 comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise, Farrah Fawcett, and an all-star supporting cast. It was directed by Hal Needham, produced by Hong Kong's Golden Harvest films, and distributed by 20th Century Fox. One of 1981's most successful films at the box office, it was followed by Cannonball Run II (1984), and Speed Zone (1989). This and the 1984 sequel were the final film appearances of actor Dean Martin.


  5. Kung Fu Hustle

    Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

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    Kung Fu Hustle is a 2004 Hong Kong-Chinese action comedy martial arts film. It was directed, co-written and co-produced by Stephen Chow, who also stars in the lead role. The other producers were Chui Po-chu and Jeffrey Lau, and the screenplay was co-written with Huo Xin, Chan Man-keung, and Tsang Kan-cheung. Yuen Wah, Yuen Qiu, Danny Chan, and Bruce Leung co-starred in prominent roles.


  6. Curse of the Golden Flower

    Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)

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    Curse of the Golden Flower is a 2006 Chinese epic drama film written and directed by Zhang Yimou.


  7. Astro Boy

    Astro Boy (2009)

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    Astro Boy is a 2009 American-Hong Konger-Chinese animated action film directed by David Bowers. It is loosely based on the comics and animated television series of the same name by the Japanese writer Osamu Tezuka. It was produced through Imagi Animation Studios by Maryann Garger with Pilar Flynn as associate producer. Freddie Highmore provides the voice of Astro Boy in the film. The film also features the voices of Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Matt Lucas, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland, Charlize Theron and Nicolas Cage. The film was released first in Hong Kong on October 8, 2009, Japan on October 10, 2009 and in the United States on October 23, 2009.


  8. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

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    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor is a 2008 American adventure film and is the third and final installment in the Mummy series. The film stars Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, John Hannah, Luke Ford, and Jet Li, and was released on August 1, 2008 in the United States. The film was directed by Rob Cohen, written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, and produced by Stephen Sommers (director of the previous two films), Bob Ducsay, Sean Daniel, and James Jacks. This film took place in China and departed from the previous Egyptian setting.


  9. Shaolin

    Shaolin (2011)

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    Shaolin (released in the Hong Kong as The New Shaolin Temple) is a 2011 Chinese-Hong Kong martial arts film produced and directed by Benny Chan, and starring Andy Lau and Nicholas Tse with a special appearance by Jackie Chan.


  10. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

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    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 martial arts film. An American-Chinese-Hong Kong-Taiwanese co-production, the film was directed by Ang Lee and featured an international cast of ethnic Chinese actors, including Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen. The film was based on the fourth novel in a pentalogy, known in China as the Crane Iron Pentalogy, by wuxia novelist Wang Dulu. The martial arts and action sequences were choreographed by Yuen Wo Ping.


  11. The Painted Veil

    The Painted Veil (2006)

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    The Painted Veil is a 2006 American drama film directed by John Curran. The screenplay by Ron Nyswaner is based on the 1925 novel of the same title by W. Somerset Maugham. Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Toby Jones, Anthony Wong Chau Sang and Liev Schreiber appear in the leading roles.


  12. Lust, Caution

    Lust, Caution (2007)

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    Lust, Caution is a 2007 espionage thriller film directed by Ang Lee, based on the novella of the same name published in 1979 by Chinese author Eileen Chang. The story is mostly set in Hong Kong in 1938 and in Shanghai in 1942, when it was occupied by the Imperial Japanese Army and ruled by the puppet government led by Wang Jingwei. It depicts a group of Chinese university students from the Lingnan University who plot to assassinate a high-ranking special agent and recruiter of the puppet government using an attractive young woman to lure him into a trap.


  13. House of Flying Daggers

    House of Flying Daggers (2004)

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    House of Flying Daggers is a 2004 wuxia film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Zhang Ziyi. Unlike other wuxia films, it is more of a love story than a straight martial arts film.


  14. The Monkey King

    The Monkey King (2014)

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    The Monkey King is a 2014 Hong Kong-Chinese fantasy film directed by Cheang Pou-soi and starring Donnie Yen as the titular protagonist. Yen also serves as the film's action director. Production began in Beijing on 18 October 2010 and was filmed in 3D. The plot is based on an episode of Journey to the West, a Chinese literary classic written in the Ming Dynasty by Wu Cheng'en. It was released on 31 January 2014.


  15. Red Cliff

    Red Cliff (2008)

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    Red Cliff is a Chinese epic war film from 2008-2009, based on the Battle of Red Cliffs (208–209 AD) and the events at the end of the Han Dynasty and immediately prior to the Three Kingdoms period in ancient China. The film was directed by John Woo, and stars Tony Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Zhang Fengyi, Chang Chen, Hu Jun, Lin Chi-ling and Zhao Wei.


  16. Hua Mulan

    Hua Mulan (2009)

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    Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (simplified Chinese: 花木兰; traditional Chinese: 花木蘭; pinyin: Huā Mùlán), also known as Mulan: Legendary Warrior, is a 2009 Chinese film starring Zhao Wei as the titular protagonist. The director, Jingle Ma, has explained that this film is vastly different from the 1998 Walt Disney animated film and adheres more to his imagination. Zhao Wei was cast by Ma as Hua Mulan over actresses Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, and Liu Yifei, who were reportedly also considered for the main role.


  17. The Last Emperor

    The Last Emperor (1987)

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    The Last Emperor is a 1987 biopic about the life of Puyi, the last Emperor of China, whose autobiography was the basis for the screenplay written by Mark Peploe and Bernardo Bertolucci. Independently produced by Jeremy Thomas, it was directed by Bertolucci and released in 1987 by Columbia Pictures. Puyi's life is depicted from his ascent to the throne as a small boy to his imprisonment and political rehabilitation by the Chinese Communists.


  18. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)

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    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is a 2011 historical drama film based on the novel of the same name by the author Lisa See. Directed by Wayne Wang, the film stars Gianna Jun, Li Bingbing, Archie Kao, Vivian Wu, and Hugh Jackman.


  19. 14 Blades

    14 Blades (2010)

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    14 Blades is a 2010 wuxia film directed by Daniel Lee, starring Donnie Yen, Zhao Wei, Wu Chun, Kate Tsui and Qi Yuwu. The film was released on 4 February 2010 in China and on 11 February 2010 in Hong Kong. It received mixed reviews with critics focusing on their praise on Yen and Zhao.


  20. Seventh Son

    Seventh Son (2015)

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    Seventh Son is an upcoming fantasy film very loosely inspired by the novel The Spook's Apprentice (titled The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch in America). The story centers around Tom Ward, a seventh son of a seventh son, and his adventures as the apprentice of the Spook. It is directed by Sergei Bodrov and stars Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges, and Julianne Moore. It features music composed by Marco Beltrami, which he replaced A. R. Rahman and Tuomas Kantelinen. After having the release date shifted numerous times, it is scheduled to be released in 3-D and IMAX 3D on February 6, 2015.


  21. Fearless

    Fearless (2006)

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    Fearless, also known as Huo Yuanjia in Chinese, and as Jet Li's Fearless in the United Kingdom and in the United States, is a 2006 Chinese-Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Ronny Yu and starring Jet Li. It is loosely based on the life of Huo Yuanjia, a Chinese martial artist who challenged foreign fighters in highly publicised events, restoring pride and nationalism to China at a time when Western imperialism and Japanese manipulation were eroding the country in the final years of the Qing Dynasty before the birth of the Republic of China. Li stated in an interview that this film is his last wushu martial arts epic, a point also made in the film's television promotions and other publicity.


  22. Kung Fu Dunk

    Kung Fu Dunk (2008)

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    Kung Fu Dunk (traditional Chinese: 功夫灌籃; simplified Chinese: 功夫灌篮; pinyin: Gōngfū Guànlán), also known by its former title Slam Dunk, is a 2008 Chinese-language live-action film. It was directed by Taiwanese director Chu Yin-Ping and filmed in Taiwan and mainland China. The film was previously titled Slam Dunk, but later the title has been changed to avoid confusion with the Slam Dunk manga and anime series which it was roughly based on despite the film itself having no association whatsoever. The filming, however, conveyed a strong flavour of Hong Kong films, reminiscent of movies like Shaolin Soccer. It features a list of pop stars from Taiwan and Hong Kong, along with well-known actors of Mainland China.


  23. The Grandmaster

    The Grandmaster (2013)

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    The Grandmaster is a 2013 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts drama film based on the life story of the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man. The film was directed and written by Wong Kar-wai and stars Tony Leung as Ip Man. It was released on 8 January 2013 in China. It was the opening film at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2013. The film was selected as part of the 2013 Hong Kong International Film Festival. The Weinstein Company acquired the international distribution rights for the film. The film has been selected as the Hong Kong entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, making the January shortlist, but did not get the nomination. The film was nominated for Best Cinematography (Philippe Le Sourd) and Best Costume Design (William Chang Suk Ping) at the 86th Academy Awards.


  24. Reign of Assassins

    Reign of Assassins (2010)

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    Reign of Assassins is a 2010 wuxia film directed by Su Chao-pin and co-directed by John Woo. The film is shot in China and set during the Ming Dynasty. The film stars Michelle Yeoh, who plays an assassin who tries to return to a normal life after being counseled by a monk. After saving her husband and herself from robbers, she attracts the attention of her former assassin gang.


  25. The Children of Huang Shi

    The Children of Huang Shi (2008)

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    The Children of Huang Shi (Chinese: 黄石的孩子; working title: The Bitter Sea, also known as Escape from Huang Shi and Children of the Silk Road) is a Chinese 2008 film. The film centres on the story of George Hogg and the sixty orphans that he led across China in an effort to save them from conscription during the Second Sino-Japanese war.


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