Chinese fantasy movies

List of the best Chinese fantasy movies selected by visitors to our site: White Snake, The Untamed, Time Raiders, Double World, Once Upon a Time, The Yin Yang Master, Legend of the Demon Cat, The Sorcerer and the White Snake, The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity, The Mermaid.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

White Snake (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, cartoon
CountryChina

One day a young woman named Blanca is saved by Xuan, a snake catcher from a nearby village. She has lost her memory, and together they go on a journey to discover her real identity, developing deeper feelings for one another along the way. But as they learn more about her past, they uncover a darker plot of supernatural forces vying for power, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

The Untamed (2019)
Markimdb: 9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryChina

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 mayhem to the inhabitants of their land, Wei Wuxian and Lan Wangji decide to intervene. However, the pair’s attempts to foil the Wen clan boss’s wicked plans go wrong. In the confusion that follows, Wei Wuxian disappears – with many fearing the worst for him. Sixteen years later, Wei Wuxian returns out of the blue. He is soon reunited with Lan Wangji, just as a spate of mysterious murders has broken out. The duo joins forces once more to investigate, determined not to fail this time… Can the pair get to the bottom of the intrigue? Will they solve the murder cases? And just who is the dastardly secret figure pulling the strings behind the evildoings now blighting the land?

Time Raiders (2016)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryChina
Duration01:45

Time Raiders is based on the online novel series Daomu Biji written by Xu Lei. It tells the story of explorers searching for the secrets of immortality in ancient tombs

Double World (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina

Keen to bring honor to his clan, young villager Dong Yilong embarks on a perilous journey to compete in a tournament that selects warriors for battle.

Once Upon a Time (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountryChina

Bai Qian, a goddess and monarch from the Heavenly Realms, is sent to the mortal world to undergo a trial to become a High Goddess. There, she meets Ye Hua, with whom she falls in love and marries. When an old enemy reappears in her life, everything she holds dear is threatened.

The Yin Yang Master (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina

The world is on the verge of a devastating war with monsters who are coming to retrieve the Scaling Stone. Yin Yang Master Qingming's life is in danger and he travels to different worlds to prepare for the upcoming assaults. On his journey, Qingming finds that the key to all the calamities is embracing his hybrid identity of both human and monster.

Legend of the Demon Cat (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, detective, biography, history
CountryChina, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration02:03

During the Late Tang Dynasty, a manor is invaded by a demon cat and a sense of unrest befalls the capital of Changan. A poet is charged with investigating the case and meets up with a monk. The two work together and pull apart the thread of clues to reveal a history of truths leading to the events.

The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:38

The Sorcerer and the White Snake is an ancient Chinese fable about a woman demon who falls in love with a mortal is brought to life through the latest advances in CGI and action techniques.

The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, detective
CountryChina

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.

The Mermaid (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryChina
Duration01:06

A playboy business tycoon, Liu Xuan, purchases the Green Gulf, a wildlife reserve, for a sea reclamation project, and uses sonar technology to get rid of the sea life in the area. Unknown to him, the Green Gulf is the home of merpeople, and the sonar has caused many of them to succumb to illness or die. Xuan's business ventures in the area are threatened when he crosses paths with the mermaid, Shan, who is sent to avenge her people.

20 more movies
Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:50

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.

Kung Fu Monster (2018)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy
CountryChina, Hong Kong

In the waning years of the Ming Dynasty, the Bruneian Empire offers a rare creature to the nation as a gift. Ocean, a member of the Imperial Secret Police, has been tasked to tame the beast. Though the furry beast appears ferocious on the outside, Ocean discovers that it is kind by nature. Not wanting to turn the beast into a killing machine on the battlefield, Ocean secretly releases the beast into the wild and elopes with Frigid, the daughter of a man executed on false charges.

Legend of the Ancient Sword (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina

Due to a fateful occurrence, Yue Wuyi leaves home. He meets revered master Xie Yi, who imparts to him the magical arts of Yan, and thus begins his journey of cultivation. Along the way he meets Wen Renyu, Xia Yize, Ah Ruan and company. They discover the schemes and conspiracies of Shen Ye, the grand priest of Liu Yue City. The group of adventurers undergoes dangers to defeat Shen Ye, and prevent a disaster from befalling the world.

Tea Pets (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina
Duration01:37

A group of tea pets—cute clay figurines that are good-luck charms for tea drinkers—embark on a magical animated adventure to find a fabled mystic.

Legend of the Naga Pearls (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryChina
Duration01:49

After being defeated by humans centuries ago, the Winged Tribe has lost their ability to fly. Seeking vengeance, a royal descendant of the tribe has begun searching for the magical Naga Pearls, which he plans to use to destroy the humans. When the legendary pearls fall into - and out of - the hands of Heiyu, a wily human street punk, he must join a team of unlikely heroes as they race to prevent the destruction of their people in this magical fantasy adventure.

L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon
CountryChina
Duration00:44

Based on the novel of the same name, the film depicts the endless battles of four kingdoms as they fight for power and domination of the one ultimate realm.Based on his 2 beloved fantasy novels with 6 million copies sold, L.O.R.D is acclaimed writer and director Guo Jingming’s follow up to his Tiny Times films. The action-adventure odyssey is set in a world of warring Sorcerers, Lords and Beasts. The first CGI Film to come from China

Jade Dynasty (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama
CountryChina

After the massacre of his village, Zhang Xiaofan is taken in by the Qing Yun Sect where he begins his journey of cultivation. When he finds out the truth behind the deaths of his parents, he succumbs to his rage and demonic tendencies and becomes the enemy of Qing Yun Sect.

Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration02:03

An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.

Immortal Demon Slayer (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama
CountryChina
Duration01:05

The story tells the story of Sun Wukong and Erlang Shen, who come to the Immortal Mountain to cultivate their skills. They gain friendship, experience love and ultimately betrayal, growing throughout their life journey.

Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryChina
Duration02:01

At the beginning of the 1990s, famous tomb explorer Hu Bayi decided to retire and move to the United States with his girlfriend Shirley. But before his wedding, Bayi discovers his first love Ding Shitian, who supposedly had died in the "One Hundred Cave" 20 years ago, is actually still alive. Together with Shirley and his old exploration partner, Bayi unravels a terrible millennium-old secret...

The Four 3 (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy
CountryChina
Duration01:47

The reputation of the Four constables survives, but since Emotionless’s departure, there have been changes at the Divine Constabulary. The four Coldblood, Iron Hands, Life Snatcher, rescue Zhuge Zhengwo from An Yunshan’s mountain fortress, then with the Emperor and Di armies, they attack. But An Yunshan absorbs their power, which means the constables and their allies now face their most lethal opponent yet, a nearly invincible kung fu master who won’t stop until he has absolute power...

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryTaiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration02:21

A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.

Dragon Blade (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, history
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration02:01

Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved. On the other hand, a Roman general escapes to China after rescuing the Prince. The heroic duo meet in the Western Desert and a thrilling story unfolds.

Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, detective
CountryChina, USA, India, Nepal, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Iceland
Duration01:19

Chinese archeology professor Jack teams up with beautiful Indian professor Ashmita and assistant Kyra to locate lost Magadha treasure. In a Tibetan ice cave, they find the remains of the royal army that had vanished together with the treasure, only to be ambushed by Randall, the descendent of a rebel army leader. When they free themselves, their next stop is Dubai where a diamond from the ice cave is to be auctioned. After a series of double-crosses and revelations about their past, Jack and his team travel to a mountain temple in India, using the diamond as a key to unlock the real treasure.

The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang (2019)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy
CountryChina
Duration01:55

A legendary demon hunter, tracking down the beasts that enter the human dimension, assisted by a lawman protege and a motley group of friendly monsters.

Monkey King: Hero Is Back (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon
CountryChina
Duration02:06

The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the Gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. 500 years later, monsters attack a small village and a child flees to the mountains. Unknowingly, the child releases the Monkey King from his curse. With the help and encouragement from this special child, Monkey King saves the village from the evil monsters.

Wish Dragon (2021)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina, USA, Hong Kong

Determined teen Din is longing to reconnect with his childhood best friend when he meets a wish-granting dragon who shows him the magic of possibilities.

The Thousand Faces of Dunjia (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:12

The world is on the brink of catastrophe in a chaotic age where evil demons roam. In order to keep evil at bay, a mysterious organisation from the pugilist world emerges. A new constable and a young girl with a mysterious past are also drawn into this group, and the group embarks on an incredible adventure.

Starry Starry Night (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryTaiwan, China, Hong Kong
Duration02:00

There was once a young girl named May who felt alienated from everyone around her. May is worried about her mother and father, whose marriage is on the rocks, and she yearns to return to the woods where her grandfather lives. One day, May befriends a boy as lonely as she is. When reality catches up, they run away to a beautiful world that belongs only to them. Both imaginatively escapist and heartbreakingly realistic, their journey speaks to kids and adults alike with the pain of solitude, the sorrow of loss, and the warmth of hope.

Mosley (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryNew Zealand, China

The film tells the story of Mosley, a "thoriphant" who rebels against his life of servitude and embarks on a treacherous journey to find the fabled city of Uprights.




MoviesList