7 Greatest Chinese Movies of All Time

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Mountains May Depart (2015) - Prime Video

Directed by Jia Zhangke, this drama spans three decades in the lives of a group of characters as they navigate the profound social and economic changes occurring in China.

A Touch of Sin (2013) - Prime Video

Directed by Jia Zhangke, this gripping drama weaves together four loosely interconnected stories that shed light on the social and economic issues facing contemporary China.

Kung Fu Hustle (2004) - Prime Video

Directed by Stephen Chow, It is an Inconic martial arts comedy film set in 1940s Shanghai. It follows the story of a bumbling young man who aspires to join the notorious Axe Gang and become a powerful gangster.

Shaolin Soccer (2001) - Netflix

Directed by Stephen Chow, It is a sports comedy film that combines soccer with martial arts. It follows a former Shaolin monk who assembles a team of misfits with extraordinary kung fu skills to compete in a soccer tournament.

Hero (2002) - N/A

Directed by Zhang Yimou, this visually stunning wuxia film features an ensemble cast led by Jet Li and tells the story of an assassin who is tasked with killing the ruler of a Chinese kingdom.

In the Mood for Love (2000) - Prime Video

Directed by Wong Kar-wai, this romantic drama explores the complex relationship between two neighbors in 1960s Hong Kong who suspect their spouses of having an affair.

Ash Is Purest White (2018) - N/A

Directed by Jia Zhangke, this crime drama follows a woman's journey over the course of 17 years as she navigates love, loyalty, and betrayal in contemporary China.