With Xi'an Film Studio (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Ju Dou (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without revealing his parentage in this circular tragedy.
Votes: 7,843 | Gross: $1.99M
2. Red Sorghum (1988)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, History, Romance
When a leprous winery owner in 1930s China dies a few days after his arranged marriage, his young widow is forced to run the winery to make a living while contending with bandits, her drunkard lover, and the invading Japanese army.
3. A Chinese Odyssey: Part 2 - Cinderella (1995)
98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The convoluted continuation of the adventures of the time-traveling, now-human Monkey King, who attempts to fulfill his divine destiny.
87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain ... See full summary »
5. Shower (1999)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A young wealthy businessman's icy attitude toward his working-class background is about to thaw as he is forced to reconnect with his elderly father and mentally challenged younger brother, who together run a public bathhouse.
Votes: 3,953 | Gross: $1.15M
7. Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Votes: 4,136 | Gross: $0.08M
9. Qin song (1996)
130 min | Drama, History
Epic drama about China's first emperor (221 BC) who struggles to make his childhood best friend, now China's greatest composer, succumb to his will and compose a grand anthem to his ... See full summary »
Votes: 601 | Gross: $0.07M
10. Seventeen Years (1999)
90 min | Drama
Tao Lan and Yu Xiaoqin are teenage stepsisters. They go to the same high school, sleep in the same bedroom, but couldn't be more different. The first is wild, a bit of a vagabond, while the... See full summary »
11. Hidden Hero (1990)
82 min | Action
A disenfranchised warrior turned blacksmith becomes reluctantly entangled in a cut throat and sinister plot involving a mishmash of thieves, trained assassins, secret spies, a deadly seductress and a gambling boss.
13. The Old Well (1987)
130 min | Drama, Romance
A married village worker teams up with an old girlfriend to try to dig a well for his water-starved village. The well collapses and they are trapped. Their enforced confinement leads to ... See full summary »
15. Back to Back, Face to Face (1994)
148 min | Drama
Wang Shuangli is Deputy Director of the local Cultural Centre, and hopes to be appointed Director. However Old Ma is brought in from the country and installed as Director. This starts a ... See full summary »
16. The Swordsman in Double Flag Town (1991)
91 min | Adventure
A teenage lad arrives at Double Flag Town to claim his betrothed bride, when he encounters a group of outlaws and kills one of them. A vendetta is expected.
17. King of the Children (II) (1988)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
This film is adapted from the novel of Ah Cheng. During the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), a young man is assigned to teach in village school.
19. The Black Cannon Incident (1985)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy
Engineer Zhao Shuxin likes playing chess a lot. Once during his business trip, he loses a black cannon chessman which leads to unexpected consequences for him.
20. The Magic Braid (1986)
98 min | Adventure
Magic Braid filmed the novel by Feng Tszitsaya (1942). The film tells about a rustic merchant soy bad Second owning family style battle scythe, which, due to circumstances became embroiled in a conflict with the underworld Tianjin.
24. Spicy Love Soup (1997)
109 min | Drama, Romance
'Aiqing mala tang' ('Spicy Love Soup') starts with a young couple eating sweet (or sour) and spicy soup from a two-sided bowl shaped in a Yin and Yang pattern. Until the couple's wedding at... See full summary »
26. The First Emperor of China (1990)
42 min | Documentary, Short
Qin Shihuang conquered six powerful warring states and, in 221 BC, declared himself emperor of all China. During his reign, he introduced sweeping reforms, built a vast network of roads and... See full summary »
29. Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker (1994)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A woman inherits her father's fireworks factory, as he had no son. The business does well and everything works in an orderly fashion until one day, an itinerant painter is hired to decorate... See full summary »
Votes: 478 | Gross: $0.27M
30. A Beautiful New World (1999)
100 min | Comedy
A satirical comedy about a country bumpkin who goes to the big city, and ends up teaching the cynical city folk a few lessons about basic human decency. The hero leaves home for the first ... See full summary »
34. Life (1984)
125 min | Drama
In a transitioning 1980s China, an ambitious young man struggles with life choices represented by two women; one from his traditional, poverty-stricken peasant background, and another who offers a more affluent, modern urban life.
36. Awakening (1981)
A disillusioned and lonely young man working for a foreign trade company finds his enthusiasm for life revived when he meets a young woman who seems to reflect the ideals and ambitions he ... See full summary »
38. The Wooden Man's Bride (1994)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance
Emerging from the Chinese film renaissance of the 1990s (Raise the Red Lantern, Farewell My Concubine) this haunting folk tale set in rural China in the 1920s tells the story of a young ... See full summary »
Votes: 220 | Gross: $0.06M
40. Sun Valley (1995)
TV-14 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Avenger, a brooding swordsman armed with a blade marked "Slayer of 1000 Armies" claims he's waiting for a long-missing friend, at an outpost in Northwest China's Sun Valley. The Avenger... See full summary »
44. Du wen (1992)
91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A couple from chemical plant die after the birth of their son. A nurse takes the baby home and then her father's pets die one after another because of the toxic baby.
45. The Marriage Certificate (2001)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Xie Yuting tears home apart looking for marriage certificate in order to get the Model Couple prize. She quarrels and forces her husband to look for certificate together. Their daughter ... See full summary »