The Best Chinese-Language Moviesby ChartreuseGreen | created - 20 May 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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3. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
PG | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance
A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household.
Votes: 27,472 | Gross: $2.60M
5. Mountain Cry (2015)
107 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Set in a remote village, the story begins with the sudden death of a husband and father whose family is new to the village's tight-knit traditional community. In the aftermath of that ... See full summary »
9. The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,121 | Gross: $1.89M
10. Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.
Votes: 17,300 | Gross: $7.29M
13. Lust, Caution (2007)
NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, History, Romance
During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee.
Votes: 35,533 | Gross: $4.60M
14. In the Mood for Love (2000)
PG | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.
Votes: 112,284 | Gross: $2.73M
15. Chungking Express (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.
Votes: 56,196 | Gross: $0.60M
17. The King of Masks (1996)
91 min | Drama
Wang Bianlian is an aging street performer known as the King of Mask for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art in a true story. His wife left him with and infant son over 30 years ago. The son ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,017 | Gross: $1.10M
18. Together with You (2002)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Music
A violin prodigy and his father travel to Beijing, where the father seeks the means to his son's success while the son struggles to accept the path laid before him.
Votes: 4,132 | Gross: $0.60M
19. A World Without Thieves (2004)
113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A con-team couple (Andy Lau & Rene Liu) head west after taking a city businessman for his BMW. But an encounter with a naive young carpenter travelling home with his life savings challenges their fate as thieves.
20. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)
110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Two youths sent for a Maoist "re-education" in the mountains fall in love with the village tailor's granddaughter.
Votes: 4,155 | Gross: $0.67M
22. Duckweed (2017)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In the near-death after an accident, a sports car driver time-travelled back to the 1990s to meet his severe father and never-seen mother in a small Chinese town.
Votes: 1,103 | Gross: $0.47M
23. Happy Times (2000)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Zhao is an aging bachelor who hasn't been lucky in love. Thinking he has finally met the woman of his dreams, Zhao leads her to believe he is wealthy and agrees to a wedding far beyond his ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,778 | Gross: $0.24M
24. The Piano in a Factory (2010)
Not Rated | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
To fight for custody of his daughter who loves playing the piano, a steel factory worker decides to forge a piano from scratch.
25. The Taste of Rice Flower (2017)
102 min | Drama
1. Peng Fei's second feature. He is the co-writer of Tsai Ming-Liang 's STRAY DOGS. 2. Peng Fei's debut UNDERGROUND FRAGRANCE won Fedeora Best Film Award at 2015 Venice Film Festival, and ... See full summary »