Country: China ( 1907 )

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Autobots must escape sight from a bounty hunter who has taken control of the human serendipity: Unexpectedly, Optimus Prime and his remaining gang turn to a mechanic, his daughter, and her back street racing boyfriend for help.
Director: Michael Bay
Stars: Nicola Peltz, Mark Wahlberg, Ken Watanabe, T.J. Miller, ...

Transcendence (2014)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program.
Director: Wally Pfister
Stars: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, ...

Journey to the West (2013)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Tang Sanzang, an aspiring Buddhist hero tries to protect a village from three demons. He develops complex feelings for Miss Duan, the demon hunter who repeatedly helps him, and finally quests to meet the legendary Monkey King.
Director: Stephen Chow, Chi-kin Kwok
Stars: Qi Shu, Zhang Wen, Bo Huang, Show Luo, ...

The Grandmaster (2013)

Action, Biography, Drama

Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.
Director: Kar Wai Wong, Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Cung Le, Qingxiang Wang, Elvis Tsui, ...

Tiny Times 1.0 (2013)

Drama, Romance

When four best friends try and move forward in their work and personal life, they realize that trying to live their life's dream is more difficult than they imagine -- especially in the high fashion world of Shanghai.
Director: Jinming Guo
Stars: Mi Yang, Amber Kuo, Zhendong Ke, Rhydian Vaughan, ...

Drug War (2012)

Action, Crime, Drama

After losing control of his car and crashing into a local restaurant, a man loses consciousness on the street. Later, while working on a case, the police's anti-drug division captain, Zhang Lei (Honglei Sun), realizes that the man in the crash is drug lord Tian Ming (Louis Koo). In order to avoid the death penalty, Tian Ming helps the police put a stop to the entire drug trafficking circuit, but just as soon as the police are ready to make a large bust, Tian Ming makes a decision that shocks everyone involved.
Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Louis Koo, Honglei Sun, Ka Tung Lam, Suet Lam, ...

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?
Director: Shane Black
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, ...

Dangerous Liaisons (2012)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

In Shanghai, an aging socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifests itself as a risky game, where her former lover agrees to seduce, then abandon a naive young woman.
Director: Jin-ho Hur
Stars: Cecilia Cheung, Dong-gun Jang, Ziyi Zhang, Shawn Dou, ...

Dragon (2011)

Action, Crime, Drama

A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him.
Director: Peter Chan, Peter Ho-sun Chan
Stars: Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Wei Tang, Yu Wang, ...

Back to 1942 (2012)

Drama

A famine with multiple contributing factors and devastating effects during the Second Sino-Japanese war is chronicled from the official perspective of reporters, generals, politicians and real families whose lives were forever altered by drastic measures they were forced to take in order to survive. Alternately ignoring the dire nature of the famine and its subsequent exodus of millions of people from the Hunen province, and minimizing its devastation to the outside world, the Chinese Nationalist government of the time is one which seems to be over burdened by ongoing war efforts and corruption in the distribution of relief supplies. Policy and private life are worlds apart in stopping the devastation shown through the portrayals of those who lived to tell the tale and their accounts of those who were not so lucky, of whom there were many (3 million.) This is a true story based upon Liu Zhenyun's novel "Remembering 1942," Zhenyun himself is the descendant of a survivor of the 1942 ...
Director: Xiaogang Feng
Stars: Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Wei Fan, Yuanzheng Feng, ...

Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare (2012)

Documentary, News

An investigative documentary that uncovers the U.S. healthcare system's true design.
Director: Susan Froemke, Matthew Heineman
Stars: Clive Alonzo, Don Berwick, Elizabeth Blackburn, Krystal Bracy, ...

Tai Chi Zero (2012)

Action, Drama

Young genius Yang Luchan travels to Chen Village to learn the forbidden secrets of martial arts, but quickly learns that the village is menaced by a formidable battalion of Steampunk soldiers. The villagers realize that in order to save their home, they must trust this strange outsider with their knowledge of Tai Chi.
Director: Stephen Fung
Stars: Hark-On Fung, Stephen Fung, Yuan Xiaochao, Qi Shu, ...

Looper (2012)

Action, Crime, Drama

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, ...

Samsara (2011)

Documentary, Music

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Director: Ron Fricke
Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika, ...

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)

Action, Adventure

Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert.
Director: Hark Tsui
Stars: Jet Li, Xun Zhou, Kun Chen, Gwei Lun-Mei, ...

China Heavyweight (2012)

Documentary, Sport

A documentary on rural teenagers in southwestern China who are recruited as their country's next Olympic hopefuls, with a focus on the coach Qi Moxiang.
Director: Yung Chang
Stars: Zongli He, Yunfei Miao, Moxiang Qi, Ye Xinchun, ...

Sacrifice (2010)

Drama, History

Sacrifice (Orphan of Zhao Family): To save the only child of the Zhao Family, whose whole clan is massacred at the hands of a nefarious minister, a doctor sacrifices his own son, and later becomes intent on seeking vengeance against the minister after the child grows up. For generations, the Zhao family has wielded power, even extending over the king. In a well-planned coup, their mortal enemy TU'AN GU (Wang Xue Qi) slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever. However, a solitary Zhao baby survives the massacre, and is hidden and taken home by CHENG YING (Ge You), the doctor who delivered him, to live with his WIFE (Hai Qing) and their own newborn baby. Set on revenge, and raising the Zhao child as his own, Cheng Ying bides his time, enrolling himself and the Zhao orphan (whom he calls Cheng Bo) into the service of the Tu'an Gu household. Tu' an Gu grows very fond of Cheng Bo and makes Cheng Bo his godson, unaware that Cheng Ying has been plotting to use...
Director: Kaige Chen, Chen Kaige
Stars: You Ge, Xueqi Wang, Fengyi Zhang, Xiaoming Huang, ...

Let the Bullets Fly (2010)

Action, Comedy, Western

Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical local gentry Huang as a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues.
Director: Wen Jiang
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Kun Chen, Xiaogang Feng, Wen Jiang, ...

The Flowers of War (2011)

Drama, History, Romance

In 1937 China, during the second Sino-Japanese war, a mortician, John (Christian Bale) arrives at a Catholic church in Nanjing to prepare a priest for burial. Upon arrival he finds himself the lone adult among a group of convent girl students and prostitutes from a nearby brothel. When he finds himself in the unwanted position of protector of both groups from the horrors of the invading Japanese army, he discovers the meaning of sacrifice and honor.
Director: Yimou Zhang
Stars: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang, ...

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)

Drama, History

In 19th-century China, seven year old girls Snow Flower and Lily are matched as laotong - or "old sames" - bound together for eternity. Isolated by their families, they furtively communicate by taking turns writing in a secret language, nu shu, between the folds of a white silk fan. In a parallel story in present day Shanghai, the laotong's descendants, Nina and Sophia, struggle to maintain the intimacy of their own childhood friendship in the face of demanding careers, complicated love lives, and a relentlessly evolving Shanghai. Drawing on the lessons of the past, the two modern women must understand the story of their ancestral connection, hidden from them in the folds of the antique white silk fan, or risk losing one another forever.
Director: Wayne Wang
Stars: Russell Wong, Bingbing Li, Archie Kao, Gianna Jun, ...