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1. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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74 Metascore

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan

Votes: 166,832 | Gross: $174.53M

2. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.8
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81 Metascore

James Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

Votes: 685,504 | Gross: $304.36M

3. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas will impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep-core drillers to save the planet.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Votes: 419,544 | Gross: $201.57M

4. Looper (2012)

R | 119 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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84 Metascore

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

Votes: 567,449 | Gross: $66.49M

5. Catwoman: Hunted (2022)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Action, Crime

5.5
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Follows Catwoman in an attempt to steal a priceless jewel. This puts her squarely in the crosshairs of both a powerful consortium of villains, Interpol and Batwoman.

Director: Shinsuke Terasawa | Stars: Elizabeth Gillies, Stephanie Beatriz, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Jonathan Banks

Votes: 1,730

6. Lust, Caution (2007)

NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Tang Wei, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang

Votes: 41,191 | Gross: $4.60M

7. Wish Dragon (2021)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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59 Metascore

Determined teen Din is longing to reconnect with his childhood best friend when he meets a wish-granting dragon who shows him the magic of possibilities.

Director: Chris Appelhans | Stars: Jimmy Wong, John Cho, Constance Wu, Natasha Liu Bordizzo

Votes: 24,850

8. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.5
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43 Metascore

Adventurer Lara Croft goes on a quest to save the mythical Pandora's Box, before an evil scientist finds it, and recruits a former Marine turned mercenary to assist her.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Chris Barrie, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 137,453 | Gross: $65.66M

9. Fist of Fury (1972)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.2
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68 Metascore

A young man seeks vengence for the death of his teacher.

Director: Wei Lo | Stars: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien, Maria Yi

Votes: 30,013 | Gross: $1.29M

10. The Pillow Book (1996)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

6.5
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64 Metascore

A woman with a body writing fetish seeks to find a combined lover and calligrapher.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor, Yoshi Oida, Ken Ogata

Votes: 13,015 | Gross: $2.29M

11. The Red Violin (1998)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

7.6
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57 Metascore

A red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.

Director: François Girard | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Jean-Luc Bideau, Christoph Koncz, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 32,982 | Gross: $9.47M

12. The Andromeda Strain (2008)

180 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.

Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Christa Miller, Ricky Schroder, Louis Ferreira

Votes: 14,148

13. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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75 Metascore

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 83,023 | Gross: $23.81M

14. Shanghai (2010)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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36 Metascore

A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Gong Li, Chow Yun-Fat, David Morse

Votes: 9,718 | Gross: $0.04M

15. The White Countess (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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60 Metascore

Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 6,668 | Gross: $1.67M

16. Code 46 (2003)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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57 Metascore

A futuristic Brief Encounter (1945), this is a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri, Togo Igawa

Votes: 20,568 | Gross: $0.20M

17. Suzhou River (2000)

83 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

The river Suzhou that flows through Shanghai is a reservoir of filth, chaos and poverty, but also a meeting place for memories and secrets. Lou Ye, who spent his youth on the banks of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ye Lou | Stars: Xun Zhou, Hongsheng Jia, Zhongkai Hua, Anlian Yao

Votes: 4,893 | Gross: $0.10M

18. Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

6.2
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49 Metascore

Chen Zhen, believed dead, returns to 1930s Shanghai under a false name. He joins a mob boss for info on the Japanese incl. a long kill list and at night fights the Japanese masked.

Director: Andrew Lau | Stars: Donnie Yen, Alex Ahlstrom, Shu Qi, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong

Votes: 10,455 | Gross: $0.05M

19. I Wish I Knew (2010)

116 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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83 Metascore

Focuses on the people, their stories and architecture spanning from the mid-1800s, when Shanghai was opened as a trading port, to the present day.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Michelangelo Antonioni, Yindi Cao, Hsin-i Chang, Danqing Chen

Votes: 711

20. Wish Dragon 2

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Pre-production

Din, a young college student encounters a cynical wish-granting dragon "Long" and sets on a journey of finding what's really important to him.

Director: Chris Appelhans

21. The Founding of a Republic (2009)

138 min | Drama, History, War

4.9
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Inspired by true events, Founding of a Republic weaves a rousing tale of one man who fought against the tyranny of a ruler and led his people in battle in the ultimate sacrifice for his country.

Directors: Sanping Han, Jianxin Huang | Stars: Guoqiang Tang, Guoli Zhang, Qing Xu, Jin Liu

Votes: 3,624

22. Welcome to Germany (2016)

116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A well-off Munich family takes in a refugee. Diallo from Nigeria soon makes friends among the family members, but they are tested when they must face racism, bureaucracy and terror suspicions because of him.

Director: Simon Verhoeven | Stars: Senta Berger, Heiner Lauterbach, Florian David Fitz, Palina Rojinski

Votes: 5,111

23. Dangerous Liaisons (2012)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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59 Metascore

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, Jang Dong-Gun, Ziyi Zhang, Shawn Dou

Votes: 1,934 | Gross: $0.05M

24. Dark Matter (I) (2007)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.0
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49 Metascore

Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics.

Director: Shi-Zheng Chen | Stars: Meryl Streep, Ye Liu, Peng Chi, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 3,476 | Gross: $0.03M

25. Flatland (2002)

Action, Drama, Mystery

5.2
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This Sci-Fi adventure follows the struggle between good and evil forces in an alternate universe, and what happens when their 4,000-year-long conflict crosses over into modern-day Shanghai to endanger both worlds.

Stars: Bumper Robinson, Phillip Rhys Chaudhary, Françoise Yip, Katherine Kendall

Votes: 94

26. The Labyrinth of Love (1994)

R | 86 min | Drama

4.9
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32 year-old Valerie, a maid of French descent, comes to work for a rich but modern family who have rubber plantation in Saigon of the 1930s/40s. She is beautiful and is able to make a ... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Monica Carpanese, Steven Rogers, Lora Luna, Mike Monty

Votes: 84

27. Canaan (2009)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Drama

6.8
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Three women, Canaan, a Middle Eastern assassin, Alphard, a leader of a terrorist group and Canaan's nemesis, and Maria, a victim of a horrific terrorist attack, cross paths at an anti-terrorism summit in Shanghai.

Stars: Hilary Haag, Shelley Calene-Black, Miyuki Sawashiro, Maaya Sakamoto

Votes: 675

28. Lepke (1975)

R | 110 min | Biography, Drama

5.5
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Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter is head of Murder Inc., the syndicate that spattered the headlines of the day with blood.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Tony Curtis, Anjanette Comer, Michael Callan, Warren Berlinger

Votes: 388 | Gross: $0.20M

29. Temptress Moon (1996)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Not far from Shanghai, in a country town stands the palatial home of the Pang family. Old Master Pang is an addict who brings up his beautiful daughter Ruyi on opium smoke. Her older ... See full summary »

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Gong Li, Kevin Lin, Saifei He

Votes: 1,911 | Gross: $1.08M

30. To the Ends of the Earth (1948)

Approved | 109 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.9
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After witnessing an incident on a foreign ship off California coast, a U.S. Treasury agent aboard a Coast Guard vessel decides to further investigate the matter by following a crime trail leading to China, Egypt, Lebanon and Cuba.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dick Powell, Signe Hasso, Maylia, Ludwig Donath

Votes: 775

31. The Sun Also Rises (2007)

116 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Jiang Wen stars in his third directorial work that boasts a stellar cast including Joan Chen, Anthony Wong and Jaycee Chan. A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, ... See full summary »

Director: Wen Jiang | Stars: Wen Jiang, Joan Chen, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Jaycee Chan

Votes: 2,210

32. The Rebel (2021)

45 min | Drama, History, Mystery

8.3
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In 1936, Lin Nan Sheng, a student of the China Reconstruction Society cadre training class, was taken to Shanghai to participate in the arrest of the underground party.

Stars: Yilong Zhu, Zhiwen Wang, Yang Wang, Zixian Zhang

Votes: 78

33. Around the World in 80 Days (II) (1989)

49 min | Documentary

8.6
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Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days.

Stars: Michael Palin, Basil Pao, Chris Collins, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 1,785

34. 007 Legends (2012 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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Play as James Bond in this first person shooter adventure. You will encounter the most memorable nemeses of 007 spanning from Goldfinger to Skyfall.

Director: John Dower | Stars: Timothy Watson, Judi Dench, Rory Kinnear, Demetri Goritsas

Votes: 543

35. Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (2008 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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LEGO Indiana Jones follows Dr. Jones escapades through the jungles of South America to the mountaintops of India. Fans can build, battle and brawl from Indy's entanglements with snakes to his dashing boulder run.

Director: Jon Burton | Stars: Tom Kane, Sally Clawson, Dan Donovan, John Armstrong

Votes: 2,070

36. A Five Star Life (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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51 Metascore

Forty-something Irene had a dream job that made her life easy: she was indeed a luxury hotel inspector and her work got carried out in a wonderful ever-renewed setting, from Paris to Gstaad... See full summary »

Director: Maria Sole Tognazzi | Stars: Margherita Buy, Stefano Accorsi, Fabrizia Sacchi, Gianmarco Tognazzi

Votes: 2,511 | Gross: $0.31M

37. Men Without Women (1930)

Passed | 77 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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Navy divers clear the torpedo tube of a sunken submarine.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Kenneth MacKenna, Frank Albertson, J. Farrell MacDonald, Warren Hymer

Votes: 314

38. Lady Blue Shanghai (2010)

16 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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A nameless woman enters her Shanghai hotel room to find a vintage record playing and a blue Dior purse that seems to come from nowhere.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Gong Tao, Emily Stofle, Cheng Hong

Votes: 1,847

39. Nothing Gold Can Stay (2017)

45 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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Biography of legendary widow Zhou Ying who revitalized the business of Wu's family, a prominent clan in Guanzhong of Shaanxi, in late Qing Dynasty.

Stars: Li Sun, Mimi Chi Yan Kung, Xiao Chen, Morning Chang

Votes: 199

40. Charlie Chan in Shanghai (1935)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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When a prominent official is murdered at a banquet honoring Charle Chan, the detective and son Lee team up to expose an opium-smuggling ring.

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Warner Oland, Irene Hervey, Jon Hall, Russell Hicks

Votes: 1,492

41. The Disguiser (2015– )

40 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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Story of resistance, espionage, familial ties, friendship and romance in the Japanese-occupied Shanghai.

Stars: Ge Hu, Kai Wang, Mintao Liu, Dong Jin

Votes: 395

42. The Coming War on China (2016)

TV-PG | 113 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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From award winning journalist John Pilger, reveals what the news doesn't - that the world's greatest military power, the United States, and the world's second economic power, China, both nuclear-armed, may well be on the road to war.

Director: John Pilger | Stars: Franklin Blaisdell, James Bradley, Bruce Cumings, Dana Rohrabacher

Votes: 1,085

43. Smile (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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47 Metascore

High school student Katie signs up for a trip to China, where she meets Lin, who has a facial deformity that discourages her from ever showing her face, but her friendship with Katie helps her start to see life in a new way.

Director: Jeffrey Kramer | Stars: Mika Boorem, Yi Ding, Sean Astin, Luoyong Wang

Votes: 988

44. Eternal Wave (2017)

100 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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The year was 1930, when Shanghai is known as the Paris of the East with a thriving economy. However, behind the glamorous songs and dances, cruelty and terror gets out of control. From the ... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Hung Chung | Stars: Aaron Kwok, Zanilia Zhao, Hans Zhang, Simon Yam

Votes: 107

45. Shanghai Affairs (1998)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A Shanghai doctor named Tangsan, is trying to help the town's poor people. Meanwhile, he has the murderous Axe Gang to deal with as well as his feelings for the gang leader's sister.

Director: Donnie Yen | Stars: Donnie Yen, Athena Chu, Rongguang Yu, Ruco Chan

Votes: 215

46. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.1
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73 Metascore

A small financial institution called Abacus becomes the only company criminally indicted in the wake of the United States' 2008 mortgage crisis.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Thomas Sung, Hwei Lin Sung, Cyrus Vance Jr., Matt Taibbi

Votes: 2,815 | Gross: $0.10M

47. Shanghai Baby (2007)

120 min | Drama

4.4
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In rain-drenched Berlin, the passionate, life-loving young writer Coco seeks the closing chapter of her novel, which begins in the turbulent city of Shanghai at the outset of the 21st ... See full summary »

Director: Berengar Pfahl | Stars: Bai Ling, Luke Goss, Gregory Wong, Seiko Matsuda

Votes: 191

48. Purple Butterfly (2003)

R | 127 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
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68 Metascore

Cynthia is a young Chinese woman in love with Itami, a Japanese man about to be sent home for military service.

Director: Ye Lou | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Tôru Nakamura, Ye Liu, Yuanzheng Feng

Votes: 1,272 | Gross: $0.02M

49. South Sea Woman (1953)

Passed | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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AWOL marine Sgt. Jim O'Hearn is court-martialed for a variety of offenses that carry 143 years in the stockade or the death penalty but refuses to aid in his own defense.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Chuck Connors, Arthur Shields

Votes: 754

50. Better Life (2010)

55 min | Drama

7.0
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Inspired by the drowning of 23 Chinese undocumented cockle pickers in Morecambe Bay (northwest England). Mazu, goddess of the sea, floats over the tragedy.

Director: Isaac Julien | Stars: Maggie Cheung, Fagen Gong, Jennifer Lim, Ping Wang

Votes: 60



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