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1. Operation Mekong (2016)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Inspired by the true story known as the Mekong Massacre--two Chinese commercial vessels are ambushed while traveling down the Mekong River in the waters of the Golden Triangle, one of the largest drug-manufacturing regions in the world. 13 sailors are executed at gunpoint, and 900,000 methamphetamine pills are recovered at the scene. Upon discovery, the Chinese government immediately sends a band... See full summary »

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Eddie Peng, Baoguo Chen, Chun Sun

Votes: 3,550 | Gross: $0.80M

2. Big Fish & Begonia (2016)

PG-13 | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

72 Metascore

A 16-year-old girl travels to the human world in the form of a dolphin and forms a connection with a human boy.

Directors: Xuan Liang, Chun Zhang | Stars: Guanlin Ji, Shangqing Su, Timmy Xu, Shulan Pan

Votes: 3,628

3. Perfect Blue (1997)

R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery

A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Votes: 46,287 | Gross: $0.78M

4. Mind Game (I) (2004)

103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

66 Metascore

After a deadly encounter with two yakuza, a loser with a crush on his childhood girlfriend goes to heaven and back, embarking on a psychedelic self-discovery experience with her and his friends.

Directors: Masaaki Yuasa, Kôji Morimoto | Stars: Kôji Imada, Sayaka Maeda, Takashi Fujii, Seiko Takuma

Votes: 7,598 | Gross: $0.04M

5. Youth (2017)

135 min | Drama, Romance, War

69 Metascore

A look at the lives of members of a Military Cultural Troupe in the 1970s.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Xuan Huang, Miao Miao, Caiyu Yang, Elane Zhong

Votes: 2,308 | Gross: $1.89M

6. Penguin Highway (2018)

Not Rated | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

82 Metascore

A fourth-grader, Aoyama-kun, investigates the mysterious reason behind the sudden appearance of penguins in his village, which is somehow related to a power from a young woman working at a dental clinic.

Director: Hiroyasu Ishida | Stars: Kana Kita, Yû Aoi, Landen Beattie, Winston Bromhead

Votes: 923

7. Blind Shaft (2003)

Unrated | 92 min | Crime, Drama

78 Metascore

Two Chinese coal miners have hit upon the perfect scam: murder one of their fellow mine workers, make the death look like an accident, and extort money from the boss to keep the incident ... See full summary »

Director: Yang Li | Stars: Yixiang Li, Baoqiang Wang, Shuangbao Wang, Jing Ai

Votes: 2,303 | Gross: $0.03M

8. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)

Not Rated | 115 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

72 Metascore

An immortal girl and a normal boy meet and become friends, sharing a bond that lasts throughout the years.

Director: Mari Okada | Stars: Manaka Iwami, Miyu Irino, Yôko Hikasa, Hiroaki Hirata

Votes: 2,569

9. A Letter to Momo (2011)

Not Rated | 120 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

65 Metascore

Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Okiura | Stars: Karen Miyama, Yuka, Daizaburo Arakawa, Toshiyuki Nishida

Votes: 5,971

10. A Silent Voice (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

78 Metascore

A young man is ostracized by his classmates after he bullies a deaf girl to the point where she moves away. Years later, he sets off on a path for redemption.

Director: Naoko Yamada | Stars: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yûki, Kenshô Ono

Votes: 29,524

11. The Summer Is Gone (2016)

106 min | Drama

In Inner Mongolia in the early 1990s, 12-year-old Xiaolei enjoys summer with his father, who works at a film studio, and his education-minded mother. But life is rapidly changing, as stable... See full summary »

Director: Dalei Zhang | Stars: Weiyi Kong, Chen Zhang

Votes: 305

12. Mr. No Problem (2016)

144 min | Drama

Shot in stylish black-and-white, this three-act fable, set in wartime Chongqing, focuses on the indifferent rich, the head clerk on a farm, and some young intruders. Based on a 1943 short ... See full summary »

Director: Feng Mei | Stars: Wei Fan, Tao Yin, Yihong Shi, Chao Zhang

Votes: 455

13. The Guardian (2017)

93 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

A warrior named Da Hufa goes to save his prince from a dystopian village. He finds the dystopian village ruled by a fake God and his guards. In order to save the prince, Da hufa has to ... See full summary »

Director: Zhigang Yang | Stars: Xiao-Lian-Sha, Tu-Te-Ha-Meng, Shih-Chieh King, Jiayi Li

Votes: 615

14. Crosscurrent (2016)

116 min | Drama

49 Metascore

A voyage in between a woman who tries to searching for the meaning of life and a man holding a book of poems on the longest river of Mainland China.

Director: Chao Yang | Stars: Hao Qin, Zhilei Xin, Lipeng Wu, Hongwei Wang

Votes: 418

15. Mad World (2016)

101 min | Drama

A mentally ill stockbroker struggles to reconcile with his estranged father and his perturbed ex-fiancée.

Director: Chun Wong | Stars: Shawn Yue, Eric Tsang, Elaine Jin, Charmaine Fong

Votes: 1,180

16. Colourful (2010)

TV-14 | 126 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

A sinful spirit is granted the opportunity to prove worthy for rebirth, inhabiting the body of a student who killed himself.

Director: Keiichi Hara | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Greg Ayres, Luci Christian, Keiji Fujiwara

Votes: 4,587

17. Detective Chinatown (2015)

136 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

After being rejected from the police college, a mannerly man travels to Bangkok where he and an energetic distant relative must solve a murder case.

Director: Sicheng Chen | Stars: Baoqiang Wang, Haoran Liu, He Chen, Liya Tong

Votes: 1,392 | Gross: $0.47M

18. Dying to Survive (2018)

117 min | Comedy, Drama

63 Metascore

A story on how a small drug store owner became the exclusive selling agent of a cheap Indian generic drug against Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia in China.

Director: Muye Wen | Stars: Zheng Xu, Yiwei Zhou, Chuan-jun Wang, Zhuo Tan

Votes: 3,464 | Gross: $0.01M

19. So Long, My Son (2019)

185 min | Drama

78 Metascore

Two married couples adjust to the vast social and economic changes taking place in China from the 1980s to the present.

Director: Xiaoshuai Wang | Stars: Liya Ai, Jiang Du, Zhao-Yan Guo-Zhang, Jingjing Li

Votes: 1,110

20. Ash Is Purest White (2018)

Not Rated | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

85 Metascore

A story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Fan Liao, Yi'nan Diao, Jiali Ding

Votes: 4,320 | Gross: $0.42M

21. Blind Massage (2014)

114 min | Drama

A drama centered around the employees of a Nanjing massage parlor who share a common trait: they are all blind.

Director: Ye Lou | Stars: Xiaodong Guo, Suzhen Han, Zhiyou Han, Junjun Huang

Votes: 972

22. Ramen Shop (2018)

89 min | Drama

62 Metascore

A young man who is curious about his deceased parents' past takes a food journey to Singapore where he uncovers more than just delicious meals.

Director: Eric Khoo | Stars: IHARA, Seiko Matsuda, Takumi Saitoh, Shogen

Votes: 1,024 | Gross: $0.09M

23. Us and Them (2018)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance

During the hectic chunyun period, 2 strangers traveling home meet on the train.

Director: Rene Liu | Stars: Boran Jing, Dongyu Zhou, Zhuangzhuang Tian, Zheming Qu

Votes: 1,874

24. Dear Ex (2018)

TV-MA | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A teenage boy and his mother are further driven apart when they find out that his father's life insurance policy is to be received by his lover.

Directors: Chih-Yen Hsu, Mag Hsu | Stars: Roy Chiu, Ying-Xuan Hsieh, Spark Chen, Joseph Huang

Votes: 2,341

25. Extreme Job (2019)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A police undercover operation takes a delicious, unexpected turn.

Director: Byeong-heon Lee | Stars: Myeong Gong, Lee Hanee, Jun-seok Heo, Jin-Hee Jang

Votes: 2,487 | Gross: $1.56M

26. Long Day's Journey Into Night (2018)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Mystery

89 Metascore

A man went back to Guizhou, found the tracks of a mysterious woman. He recalls the summer he spent with her twenty years ago.

Director: Gan Bi | Stars: Wei Tang, Jue Huang, Sylvia Chang, Hong-Chi Lee

Votes: 2,971 | Gross: $0.50M

27. We Are Little Zombies (2019)

120 min | Drama

Four Japanese orphans form a rock band.

Director: Makoto Nagahisa | Stars: Masaaki Akahori, Chai, Eriko Hatsune, Sôsuke Ikematsu

Votes: 247

28. Swing Kids (2018)

TV-14 | 133 min | Drama

The story of Ro Gi Soo, a tap dancing North Korean soldier who was held captive in the Geoje prison camp during the Korean War.

Director: Hyeong-Cheol Kang | Stars: Kyung-soo Do, Hye-soo Park, Jared Grimes, Jeong-se Oh

Votes: 872 | Gross: $0.22M

29. Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (2019)

Not Rated | 127 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The story of a bad cop standing up to an even worse society.

Director: Jeong-beom Lee | Stars: Philip Hersh, So-nee Jeon, Sun-kyun Lee, Young-yu Lee

Votes: 680

30. Asako I & II (2018)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality.

Director: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi | Stars: Masahiro Higashide, Erika Karata, Sairi Itô, Kôji Nakamoto

Votes: 1,280 | Gross: $0.02M

31. The Wild Goose Lake (2019)

113 min | Crime, Drama

74 Metascore

A gangster on the run sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam.

Director: Yi'nan Diao | Stars: Ge Hu, Lun-Mei Kwei, Fan Liao, Regina Wan

Votes: 468

32. Ice Poison (2014)

95 min | Drama

In Burma-China border, a homecoming woman and a motorcycle driver turn to Crystal Meth to escape crushing poverty and boredom.

Director: Midi Z | Stars: Shin-Hong Wang, Ke-Xi Wu

Votes: 216

33. Soulmate (2016)

110 min | Drama, Romance

Two women who have been close friends since adolescence must cope with the changes that maturity brings.

Director: Derek Tsang | Stars: Dongyu Zhou, Sichun Ma, Toby Lee, Gang Cai

Votes: 1,652

34. A Copy of My Mind (2015)

116 min | Drama

A female cheap salon worker and a pirated DVDs subtitle maker fall in love during the turbulent presidential election in Indonesia.

Director: Joko Anwar | Stars: Tara Basro, Chicco Jerikho, Maera Panigoro, Paul Agusta

Votes: 547

35. Pinoy Sunday (2009)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

An abandoned couch turns Sunday routine into an adventure of perseverance and self-discovery, for a pair of Filipino migrant workers in Taipei.

Director: Wi Ding Ho | Stars: Bayani Agbayani, Jeffrey Quizon, Nor Domingo, Dave Ronald Chang

Votes: 203

36. Dust of Life (2006)

90 min | Drama

A coming of age story set in the urban backdrop of Orange County in the early 1990s. "Dust of Life" is a term labeled for kids who have been left abandoned on the streets. They live their ... See full summary »

Director: Le-Van Kiet | Stars: Devon Duy Nguyen, Thu-Mai Tran, Liem Michael Doan, Nguyen Nguyen

Votes: 16

37. Weathering with You (2019)

111 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

A high-school boy who has run away to Tokyo befriends a girl who appears to be able to manipulate the weather.

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori, Kentaro Araki, Chieko Baishô

Votes: 3,343

38. Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

After a heroic death, a firefighter navigates the afterlife with the help of three guides.

Director: Yong-hwa Kim | Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Tae-Hyun Cha, Ji-Hoon Ju, Hyang-gi Kim

Votes: 9,776 | Gross: $1.91M

39. Exit (2019)

Not Rated | 103 min | Action, Comedy

A rock climber tries to save the day when a mysterious white gas envelops an entire district in Seoul, South Korea.

Director: Sang Geun Lee | Stars: Jung-suk Jo, Yoona, Du-shim Ko, In-hwan Park

Votes: 1,042 | Gross: $0.43M

40. Shoplifters (2018)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama

93 Metascore

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Kirin Kiki, Mayu Matsuoka

Votes: 39,048 | Gross: $3.31M



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