Movies about China

Movies about China
List of the best movies about China, selected by visitors to our site: Tomb Invader, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Rush Hour 2, The Flowers of War, Seven Years in Tibet, Double World, Ip Man, Hero, Mr. Long, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Tomb Invader (2018)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA

With promises of untold treasure, two modern-day adventurers team up to enter the ancient tomb of Quin Shi Haung, and stop a madman from releasing the mercury trapped within.

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong
Duration02:45

As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists attempt to learn from past Transformer incursions and push the boundaries of technology beyond what they can control - all while an ancient, powerful Transformer menace sets Earth in his cross-hairs.

Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Duration01:30

It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at the American Embassy. Things get complicated as the pair stumble onto a counterfeiting plot. The boys are soon up to their necks in fist fights and life-threatening situations. A trip back to the U.S. may provide the answers about the bombing, the counterfeiting, and the true allegiance of sexy customs agent Isabella.

The Flowers of War (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration02:26

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:16

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a fellow detainee and makes his way to Llaso, Tibet, where he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama, whose friendship ultimately transforms his outlook on life.

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.

Ip Man (2008)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:46

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.

Hero (2002)
Duration01:39

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

Mr. Long (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryJapan, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Germany
Duration01:33

Long is a Taiwanese killer known for his sword skills. After Long fails a Tokyo mission, he moves to a small town where no one knows about him.

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:58

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate picks up three years after the infamous Dragon Inn was burnt down in the desert when its innkeeper Jade vanished. A new gang of marauders had taken over - innkeepers by day and treasure hunters by night. The inn is the rumoured location of a lost city buried under the desert, and its hidden treasure would only be revealed by a gigantic storm every 60 years. The gang used the inn as a front to locate the lost treasure.

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Red Cliff (2008)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryChina, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea
Duration02:28

In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military campaign of unprecedented scale. Left with no other hope for survival, the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu formed an unlikely alliance.

24 City (2008)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryChina, Hong Kong, Japan

Chengdu nowadays. The state owned factory 420 shuts down to give way to a complex of luxury apartments called "24 CITY". Three generations, eight characters : old workers, factory executives and yuppies, their stories melt into the History of China.

Kingdom: Ashin of the North (2021)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea

Tragedy, betrayal and a mysterious discovery fuel a woman's vengeance for the loss of her tribe and family in this special episode of "Kingdom."

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 Wandering Earth (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryChina
Duration01:13

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 a new home located four light years away, an epic journey that will last thousands of years.

The Karate Kid (2010)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

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 impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make him an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is a kung fu master. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

Reign of Assassins (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, adventure
CountryChina, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration01:57

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger because a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret.

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.

Kingdom (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryJapan
Duration01:15

Set in Qin Dynasty during the warring states period in ancient China. Shin was a war orphan. He has a dream of becoming a great general Shin has a fateful encounter with young King Eisei. King Eisei aims to unify all of China.

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.

Lust, Caution (2007)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryTaiwan, USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration02:37

During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.

The Last Emperor (1987)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, France, China
Duration02:46

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

The Great Wall (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration02:21

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:59

In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.

Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Duration01:29

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

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.

The Farewell (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:27

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 to see grandma one last time.

Future X-Cops (2010)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action
CountryHong Kong, Taiwan

A cop travels back in time to take on a corporation that's out to eliminate a doctor who has created a new technology which can break up the monopoly on a energy resources.

Air Strike (2018)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryChina

An American pilot is sent to a Chinese province to teach a crew of would-be pilots how to fly war planes against the Japanese during World War II.

Born in China (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA

Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.




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