Most Popular Ancient China Movies and TV Shows
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2. Mulan (1998)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.
Votes: 228,986 | Gross: $120.62M
3. Kung Fu Panda (2008)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance. However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a novice in martial arts.
Votes: 389,406 | Gross: $215.43M
5. Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to home.
Votes: 120,075 | Gross: $143.53M
6. Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past.
Votes: 233,940 | Gross: $165.25M
8. Dragon Blade (2015)
R | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An teams up his army with an elite Legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to protect his country and his new friends.
Votes: 17,055 | Gross: $0.07M
9. Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (2018)
TV-MA | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Detective Dee is forced to defend himself against the accusations of Empress Wu while investigating a crime spree.
Votes: 1,778 | Gross: $0.26M
11. Ashes of Love (2018)
45 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Flower Goddess dies giving birth to her daughter, Jin Mi. She was imprisoned within Shui Jing until Xu Feng, heavenly emperor's second sun enters it mistakenly. After living together for 100years he falls in love with that ignorant Jin Mi.
12. The Rise of Phoenixes (2018)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story of power, desire, lust and love among people of different kingdoms in ancient China. No matter who you are, you have to rise from the mud to become The Great Phoenix.
14. The Myth (2005)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Archeologist Jack keeps having reoccurring dreams of a past life, where he is the great General Meng Yi, who is sworn to protect a Korean Princess named Ok-Soo. Jack decides to go investigate everything with his friend William.
16. Erotic Ghost Story (1990)
90 min | Fantasy, Horror
Three vixens have meditated for 1,000 years to able to shed their animal natures and become human. For the final month of their rigors, they have moved near a village where women pray to a ... See full summary »
18. Legend of Fuyao (2018– )
45 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Meng Fu Yao, a woman born from a divine lotus petal. She journeys towards the heavens in search of a secret order and to reveal a conspiracy originating from the heavens. In the process, she falls in love with the crown prince.
19. True Legend (2010)
R | 115 min | Action, Drama, History
Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school. However, Su's peaceful life is shattered when his... See full summary »
Votes: 8,153 | Gross: $0.08M
20. Legend of the Demon Cat (2017)
TV-14 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Taking place in the Tang Dynasty, a demon cat appears and breaks the peace of Chang'an City, causing a series of strange events. Poet Bai Letian and Monk Kukai join hands to investigate the... See full summary »
22. God of War (2017)
Not Rated | 128 min | Action, History
During the 16th century, Japanese pirates proliferate along the Chinese coastline. In 1557, the pirates take over Cengang in Zhejiang. After months of futile advances, Commander Yu (Sammo ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,773 | Gross: $0.05M
23. The Princess Weiyoung (2016)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance
After managing to escape from death, Northern Liang's princess takes on the identity of her saviour, Li Wei Young, in order to seek revenge against her enemies who destroyed her kingdom.
24. Ice Fantasy (2016– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Fantasy, War
A fantasy story happens in a fictional universe. Ka Suo, the prince of the Snow Nation, takes the journey to the magical holy shrine with his entourages, and incidentally discover the secrets related to his fate and beloved ones.
25. Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon (2013)
Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
From legendary action director Tsui Hark and the creators of international smash hit Detective Dee - Mystery Of The Phantom Flame comes the captivating tale of Dee Renjie's beginnings in ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,038 | Gross: $0.09M
26. 14 Blades (2010)
R | 114 min | Action, History, Thriller
A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues.
27. Three Kingdoms (2010– )
45 min | Drama, History, War
Long story of the rivalry, intrigues and wars of the late Eastern Han Dynasty and the Three Kingdoms period. Based on the classical Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms and other related sources.
28. Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Votes: 9,855 | Gross: $0.46M
31. Brotherhood of Blades (2014)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action
This is a movie set in the late Ming Dynasty. The 3 main characters are all elite guards for the palace. One of their fellow guardsmen goes bad. His former companions must now forget their ... See full summary »
32. The Story of Ming Lan (2018– )
Drama, History, Romance
An unfavoured child of a rich family, Ming Lan studies and works hard, and falls in love with the son of a high official. Through cunning schemes, they both rise in position and work to obtain justice from those that have wronged them.
36. Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (2008 Video)
TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Short, Action
Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.
37. The Romance of Three Kingdoms (1995– )
Drama, History, War
In an age of turmoil, heroes will rise. . . It is the end of the 2nd Century and China is in a state of turmoil. The land is divided by warlords and the country is facing famine, droughts, ... See full summary »
39. Jin ping mei (2008)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
Story is begin with the childhood of rich and powerful Simon Qing (Lam Wai-Kin) has been schooled in the ways of sex by his virile father (Tsui Siu-Keung), but is still a virgin. That is, ... See full summary »
40. Chinese Paladin (2005– )
Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
The kingdom of Nan Zhao is brainwashed by the chief of a moon-worshiping cult (Elvis Tsui) who forces the King (Chi-yin Wong) to sentence his Queen (Sun Li) to death, claiming that she is a... See full summary »
42. Sacrifice (2010)
R | 122 min | Drama, History
To save the only child of the Zhao Family, whose entire clan was massacred at the hands of a nefarious minister, a doctor sacrifices his own son; after the Zhao child grows up, the doctor becomes intent on seeking his vengeance.
44. The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
R | 162 min | Drama, History, Romance
In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.
Votes: 5,691 | Gross: $1.33M
47. Three Kingdoms (2008)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, History
His country torn asunder by civil war, Zhao Zilong, a common man heeds the call of duty and from the humblest of roots rises through the ranks on wings of courage and cunning to command an ... See full summary »
49. The King's Woman (2017)
Action, History, Romance
Gongsun Li is the granddaughter and disciple of military commander Gongsun Yu. When she was young, she met and rescued Ying Zheng, who then fell in love with her at first sight. When the ... See full summary »
50. Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters (2011 Video)
TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Short, Action
Po and the Furious Five uncover the legend of three of kung fu's greatest heroes: Master Thundering Rhino, Master Storming Ox, and Master Croc.