40+ Chinese Movies, Anime, Documentaries to watch on Netflix, 2019

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A list of Chinese movies from Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, or movies about China available on Netflix.

The list includes films, documentaries, anime produced in China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong, or films about China and Chinese culture.

Some movies or documentaries listed below may not be available in some regions.

The films are in alphabetical order. Following the links, you will find images, trailers, detailed information, etc. for each movie.

All in my Family

– Genre: Documentary
Director:  Hao Wu

Related: Interview with Hao Wu, director of ‘The People’s Republic of Desire’ and ‘All in my family


After starting a family of his very own in America, a gay filmmaker documents his loving, traditional Chinese family’s process of acceptance … more

Big Fish & Begonia

– Genre: AnimationAdventureFantasy
Director:  Liang XuanZhang Chun

© 2016 Beijing Enlight Pictures − All right reserved.

Beyond the human realm, there is a magical race of beings who control the tides and the changing of the seasons. One of these beings, a young girl named Chun, seeks something more—she wants to experience the human world! … more

Breakup Buddies

– Genre: RomanceComedy
– Director:  Ning Hao

© 2014 − All right reserved.

Recently cuckolded and reeling from a messy divorce, a hapless former singer hits the road – and the bar – with his all-too-helpful best bud, in this hilarious romantic comedy … more

China Strike Force

– Genre: Action, Thriller
Director:  Stanley Tong

© 2000 China International Entertainment Limited − All right reserved.

A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption … more

Chinese Zodiac

– Genre: ActionAdventure
Director:  Jackie Chan

© 2012 Emperor Motion Pictures − All right reserved.

Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were sacked by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in Beijing in 1860 … more

Cold War

– Genre: ThrillerAction
Director:  Longmond Leung Lok-ManSunny Luk Kim-Ching

© 2016 Edko Films − All right reserved.

They say Hong Kong is the safest city in Asia. But tonight, a police van has been hijacked along with the arms, equipment and the five officers aboard, one of the hostages being the only son of police deputy commissioner M.B. Lee … more

Dear Ex

– Genre: Romance, Drama
Director:  Mag Hsu, Chih-yen Hsu

© 2018 Dear Studio Production − All right reserved.

When Sanlian’s ex-husband dies, she learns he cut their son from his insurance in favor of a stranger, Jay … more

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings

– Genre: MysteryFantasyAdventure
Director:  Tsui Hark

© 2018 Huayi Brothers − All right reserved.

Dee, the detective serving Chinese empress Wu Zetian, is called upon to investigate a series of strange events in Loyang, including the appearance of mysterious warriors wearing Chiyou ghost masks, foxes that speak human language and the pillar sculptures in the palace coming alive … more

Dot 2 Dot

– Genre: DramaRomance
Director:  Amos Why

© 2004 Applause Pictures − All right reserved.

Newly arrived in Hong Kong, language teacher Xiao-xue is fascinated by the mysterious dot graffiti around subway stations and tries to discover its meaning … more

Drunken Master

– Genre: ActionComedy
Director:  Yuen Woo-Ping

© 1978 Seasonal Film Corporation − All right reserved.

Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. This Hong Kong martial-arts comedy helped establish the slapstick fighting style that would become Chan’s trademark … more

Flavorful Origins

– Genre: Documentary

Delve into the delectable world of Chaoshan cuisine, explore its unique ingredients and hear the stories of the people behind its creation … more


– Genre: CrimeAction
– Director:  Sunny Luk Kim-ChingLongmond Leung Lok-Man

© 2015 Media Asia Films − All right reserved.

Wanted criminal “Helios” and his assistant stole a quantity of uranium and plan to produce weapons of mass destruction … more

Hide and Seek

– Genre: ThrillerMystery
Director:  Jie Liu

A man lives in a lovely apartment with his wife and 2 children. He is obsessed with cleanliness, has strange dreams and struggles with a mystery in his past … more

Ip Man

– DramaActionHistory
Director:  Wilson Yip

© 2008 Mandarin Films Distribution Co. − All right reserved.

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War … more

Ip Man 2

– Genre: ActionHistoryDrama
Director:  Wilson Yip

© 2010 Mandarin Films Distribution Co. − All right reserved.

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong. Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the troubled youth of Hong Kong … more

Ip Man the final fight

– Genre: Action, Drama
Director:  Herman Yau

© 2013 Emperor Motion Pictures − All right reserved.

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads … more

L Storm

– Genre: ActionCrime
– Director: David Lam

© 2018 − All right reserved.

ICAC Investigator William Luk and JFIU Chief Inspector Lau Po-keung both hit a dead end in their investigation of a bribery case and a money laundering case … more

League of Gods

– Genre: ActionFantasy
Director:  Koan Hui On

© 2016 Distant Horizons − All right reserved.

During the reign of King Zhou (Tony Leung Ka-fai), an official enters his bedchamber, and is devoured by the monstrous tails of Daji (Fan Bingbing), his concubine … more

Master Z

– Genre: Action
Director:  Yuen Woo-Ping

© 2018 Pegasus Motion Pictures − All right reserved.

After being defeated by Ip Man, Cheung Tin Chi is attempting to keep a low profile. While going about his business, he gets into a fight with a foreigner by the name of Davidson, who is a big boss behind the bar district … more

May We Chat

– Genre: Thriller, Drama
Director:  Philip Yung

© 2013 Local Production − All right reserved.

Three troubled young girls will do anything to escape their stifling lives – even if it means turning to drugs and prostitution … more


– Genre: Action
Director:  John Woo

© 2017 − All right reserved.

Framed for murders, felled by love, fight and flight are his only way out. Accused of heinous crimes he didn’t commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name … more

Mon Mon Mon Monster

– Genre: Drama, Horror
– Director:  Giddens Ko

© 2017 Star Ritz International Entertainment − All right reserved.

Shu-wei is an unpopular student who is a constant target for the school bullies, but he ends up joining forces with them when they encounter two demonic sisters who feast on human flesh in the middle of the night … more

Mr Six

– Genre: Action
Director:  Guan Hu

© 2015 Huayi Brothers Media − All right reserved.

Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a narrow alley … more

Operation Red Sea

– ActionAdventureWar
Director:  Dante Lam

© 2018 Bona Film Group − All right reserved.

The film is loosely based on the evacuation of the 225 foreign nationals and almost 600 Chinese citizens from Yemen’s southern port of Aden during the 2015 Yemeni Civil War … more

Simply Actors

– Genre: Comedy
Director:  Chan Hing-Kar, Patrick Leung

© 2007 Icon Pictures − All right reserved.

When undercover cops start losing their lives to drug lords who blame their demise on “poor acting”, the Police Force counters by sending Hong Kong’s Finest to acting school … more

So Young

– DramaRomance
Director:  Zhao Wei

© 2013 Enlight Pictures − All right reserved.

In the brink of the 90s, 18-year-old Zheng Wei steps into her university life with a hopeful heart for love. She forms a great friendship with her roommates and united as a group, they embark on their university life together. Wei meets Chen Hao-Zheng in a chance encounter, and despite initial reluctance, Chen accepts Wei as his girlfriend and the two become inseparable … more

Tai Chi Hero

– Genre: Action, Adventure
Director:  Stephen Fung

© 2012 Huayi Brothers & Taihe Film Investment − All right reserved.

Chinese steampunk martial arts blockbuster about the early years of Tai chi master Yang Luchan, the man who founded in the 19th century what has now become the most popular Tai Chi style in the world … more

Tai Chi Zero

– Genre: ActionDrama
Director:  Stephen Fung

© 2012 Huayi Brothers − All right reserved.

In legendary Chen Village, everyone is a martial arts master, using their powerful Chen Style Tai Chi in all aspects of their lives … more

The Big Call

– Genre: Thriller, Action
Director:  Oxide Pang Chun

© 2017 Universe Entertainment − All right reserved.

With telecom fraud cases going increasingly rampant, it’s a war in the air against invisible enemy in digital network era … more

The Guardian Brothers

– Genre: AnimationFamilyFantasy
Director:  Gary Wang

© 2016 Light Chaser Animation Studios − All right reserved.

There’s a crisis in the Chinese Spirit World — humans don’t believe in gods anymore! A Door God, facing unemployment, ventures into the human world to prove his worth, leading to unexpected encounters and transformations for humans and spirits alike … more

The Looming Storm

© 2017 Century Pictures − All right reserved.

Yu, a self-assured factory guard, fancies himself a detective and begins poking his nose into a murder investigation … more

The Precipice Game

– Genre: Horror
– Director: Wang Zao

© 2017 − All right reserved.

Liu Chenchen, a free-spirited young woman, rebels against her wealthy family and elopes with her boyfriend to join a cruise-bond treasure hunt … more

The Stolen Years

– Genre: Romance
Director:  Barbara Wong Chun-Chun

© 2013 China Movie Channel − All right reserved.

He Man awakes from a coma thinking that she’s still on her honeymoon with her husband Xie Yu, but she gets a rude shock: there’s a five-year gap in her memory, and during that time the couple has divorced … more

The Wandering Earth

– Genre: Science Fiction
Director:  Frant Gwo

© 2019 China Film Group Corporation − All right reserved.

The sun is dying out, a group of brave astronauts set out to find a new home for the entire human race and the planet … more

The White Storm

– Genre: ActionDramaMysteryCrime
Director:  Benny Chan

© 2013 Sil-Metropole Organisation − All right reserved.

An operation against the notorious druglord in Thailand changed the destiny of a HK narcotic team- the workaholic captain lost his men and bright career; the loyal officer was abandoned and went missing; the undercover cop who was salvaged chose to walk away from the past … more

Tik Tok

– Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Director:  Jun Li

© 2016 China Film Group Corporation − All right reserved.

When a bombing occurs during a soccer match between China and South Korea, the two countries are embroiled in a fierce cat-and-mouse chase … more

The Way We Dance

– Genre: Drama
Director:  Adam Wong

© 2013 Eyes Front Pictures − All right reserved.

After dropping out of her university’s dance crew, a working-class student finds inspiration in tai chi for her own unique style of street dancing … more

Wild China

– Genre: Documentary

Wild China is a six-part nature documentary series on the natural history of China, co-produced by the BBC Natural History Unit and China Central Television (CCTV) and filmed in high-definition (HD) … more

Wolf Warrior

– Genre: AdventureActionWar
Director:  Wu Jing

© 2015 Beijing Dengfeng International Culture − All right reserved.

A Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship is confronted by a group of deadly foreign mercenaries who are hired to assassinate him by a vicious drug lord … more

Wolf Warrior 2

© 2017 − All right reserved.

Sequel to the Action-hit Movie “Wolf Warrior” (2015). China’s deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea … more

Young Tiger

– Genre: Action
Director:  Wu Ma

© 1973 South Sea Film Co. − All right reserved.

A spoilt rich kid turns up at a fu school to show off, but he gets clobbered by the boastful Little Tiger, who is later framed for the kid’s murder when a gang of blackmailers makes an example of him … more


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