Movies about Asia

List of the best movies about Asia, selected by visitors to our site: Mere Dad Ki Maruti, Kill Dil, Inseparable, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Guzaarish, Baby, Ugly, Jeruzalem, Captive, Manam.

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

Mere Dad Ki Maruti (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
PlaceIndia, Asia

Twenty-something Sameer is a brat who thinks he can get away with anything. When he lands a lucky date with 'Chandigarh Ki Shakira', Jasleen, he decides to sneak out his Dad's brand new Maruti without a second thought. After a mad night at a pub, a fun drive around the famous Gehri route and one peck on the cheek, Sameer ends up losing the car. The car was meant to be a gift for his sister on her wedding and is probably the only thing his stingy dad, Tej Khullar ever spent money on. With only three days to find it, he must ensure his dad doesn't get a whiff of what he has done. Else, he will be turned into butter chicken. Sameer's life will be turned upside down as he comes face-to-face with some insane characters like a Bhai from chor bazaar, an old man with a rifle pointed at his nose and of course, the Chandigarh cops.

Kill Dil (2014)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Orphans
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Intrigue, Uprising
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleRomantic, Exciting, For men, Disturbing

Once upon a time in North India, two killers – Dev and Tutu - roamed free. Abandoned when young and vulnerable, Bhaiyaji gave them shelter and… nurtured them to kill! All is normal in their lives until destiny throws free-spirited Disha into the mix. What follows is a game of defiance, deception and love.

Inseparable (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Partners
StyleExciting, For men

INSEPARABLE is a genre-bending dramedy with a psychological suspense overtone. Selected as Wall Street Journal's "Top 10 Asian Films To Watch for in 2011" and an Official Selection of 16th Busan Film Festival, Inseparable tells the tale of a troubled engineer, Li (Daniel Wu) who faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife (Gong Beibi). American expat Chuck (Kevin Spacey), rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. Co-starring Peter Stormare and Yan Ni.

Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
PlotLove triangle, Love at first sight
PlaceParty, India, Asia

London-based Luv Agnihotri decides to end his bachelorhood and asks his Bollywood film-maker brother, Kush, to find a bride for him - much to the displeasure of his Dehradun-based father. Kush accordingly meets and interviews a variety of women, and finally selects Delhi-based Dimple Dixit, a woman he had known before, to be the perfect match. Dimple and Luv meet on-line, are attracted to each other, and the former travels to India where the two families get the couple formally engaged. It is then Dimple decides that she prefers Kush. Watch as things spiral out of control when she insists that Kush must elope with her.

Guzaarish (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
CharactersDisabled people, Losers, Wizards, Nurses
PlotLove, Travel, Relationship, Religious
PlaceSea, Nature, India, Asia
StyleTo cry, Gloomy, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

Ethan, a magician rendered paralyzed in an accident, sets off a furor when he makes a petition to the court to end his own life.

Baby (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersSpy, Terrorists, Heroes
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.

Ugly (2013)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, crime, detective
PlotMoney, Investigation, Pursuit
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.

Jeruzalem (2015)
Markimdb: 4.8
CharactersZombie, Demons, Giants, Jews, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Vacation
PlaceCaves, Asia, Israel
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

When a couple of American young adults fly to Israel to visit the city of Jerusalem, a biblical nightmare falls upon the city

Captive (2012)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryPhilippines, France, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersSnake, Spiders, Military, Journalists, Birds
PlotOn real events, Hostage, Religious
PlaceSchool, Jungle, Hospitals, Asia
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.

Manam (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
PlotSupernatural, Fate
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

A married couple die in an accident, leaving behind a son. As he grows up and becomes successful, he comes across reincarnations of his father and mother as youngsters, and vows to bring them back together.

Mitsuko Delivers (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleTo cry, Fancy

Mitsuko is 24, heavily pregnant and estranged from the American father of her child. Her parents believe she is happy and successful in America and are unaware that she has secretly returned to Tokyo. Making the biggest decisions on the slightest whim, she moves back into the tenement street where she lived as a child. The move changes lives, reignites old romances and creates a supportive circle of love that may be exactly what Mitsuko needs.

Panjaa (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Orphans
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Fight, Obsession, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

Jai, an orphan, falls into bad company after Bhagwan, a gangster, gives him shelter and hope to live. However, Jai and Munna, Bhagwan's son, fight with each other after Munna kills an innocent woman.

The Land of Hope (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryJapan, Germany, United Kingdom, Taiwan
CharactersDogs, Military
PlotDancing, Earthquake, Ghosts, Family life
PlaceVillage, Japan, Asia
StyleBy books, Touching, Serious

An old couple, their only son, the son's wife, a young man and his lover live peacefully in a village. Then, a terrifying earthquake strikes that causes a nearby nuclear station to explode. The residents must evacuate, but the family lives on a farm, with only half of the area designated as an evacuation area...

All Is Well (2015)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlaceIndia, Asia

A road trip, undertaken by Rishi Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan, is later joined by their mother.

Jilla (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama
PlotAdoption, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, For men, Disturbing

A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.

Rangasthalam (2018)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, drama
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Serious

Chitti Babu begins to suspect his elder brother's life is in danger after they team up to lock horns with their village president and overthrow his unlawful 30 year old regime.

Women Who Flirt (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
PlotLove, Friendship, Love triangle, Seduction, Rivalry
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, By books

When Zhang Hui is told by long-time best friend Xiao Gong that he has a new girlfriend, she is determined to learn new tricks to gain him back. Based on the novel written by Luo Fuman, "Everyone Loves Tender Women".

Norte, the End of History (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
PlotMoney, Death
PlacePrison, Village, Beach, Asia
TimeNew Year
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Intellectual, Serious

A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free. The murderer is an intellectual frustrated with his country’s never-ending cycle of betrayal and apathy. The convict is a simple man who finds life in prison more tolerable, when something mysterious and strange starts happening to him.

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryThailand, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Spain
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceJungle, Asia
StyleAtmospheric, Smart, Touching, Serious

Suffering from acute kidney failure, Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave—the birthplace of his first life.

The Midnight After (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, detective
CountryHong Kong
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Mystery, Rivalry
PlaceParallel worlds, Asia
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A night like any other in the streets of Hong Kong: in the midst of the tangle of night-owls, cars and vendors, a group of passengers climbs aboard a minibus that is to take them from Mongkok to Tai Po. The group is as diverse as the city: there’s a young man on drugs, an arguing couple, a woman with prayer beads and a girl who has just fallen in love. And behind the wheel sits the chatty driver. But as the bus emerges from a tunnel, everything is suddenly quite still: the streets and buildings are all empty and there’s not a soul to be seen; it’s as if everyone has suddenly been swallowed by the earth. Only the millions of neon lights continue to blink, as if nothing has happened. The eclectic group of passengers seek refuge in a deserted café and discuss what they should do. Then they make an horrific discovery…