Drama

List of Drama movies from Hong Kong, China and Taiwan: posters, images, info, trailers, actors, directors, and more.

Poster for the movie "Crazy Rich Asians"

Crazy Rich Asians

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend’s wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia’s rich and famous.

Poster for the movie "Beginning of the Great Revival"

Beginning of the Great Revival

A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

Poster for the movie "Battle on Shangganling Mountain"

Battle on Shangganling Mountain

“Battle on Shangganling Mountain follows a group of Chinese People’s Volunteer Army soldiers who are holding Triangle Hill for several days against US forces. Short of both food and water, they hold their ground until the relief troops arrive. The movie portray the battle as a Chinese victory over an American invasion, and the People’s Volunteer Army soldiers were shown as Chinese war heroes.”

Poster for the movie "The World of Suzie Wong"

The World of Suzie Wong

A Hong Kong sex worker tries modeling and falls for the artist who’s painting her.

Poster for the movie "1921"

1921

Tells the story of a Communist Party’s early history during the turbulent era, examining the remarkable Chinese revolutionary leaders’ zeal and contrition for the ascension of the Chinese people. The film is about the establishment and creation of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which is now commonly known as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), 100 years ago.

Poster for the movie "Ultimate Code"

Ultimate Code

Action movie directed by Wu Zhiting, and starring Wu Zhiting, David Belle, Philippe Joly and Meng Lu. Release date in China: July 16, 2021.

Poster for the movie "White Building"

White Building

SAMNANG, 20, faces the demolition of his lifelong home in Phnom Penh and the pressures from family, friends, and neighbors which arise and intersect in this moment of sudden change.

Poster for the movie "The Yin Yang Master"

The Yin Yang Master

The world is on the verge of a devastating war with monsters who are coming to retrieve the Scaling Stone. Yin Yang Master Qingming’s life is in danger and he travels to different worlds to prepare for the upcoming assaults. On his journey, Qingming finds that the key to all the calamities is embracing his hybrid identity of both human and monster.

Poster for the movie "My Country, My Parents"

My Country, My Parents

Actress Zhang Ziyi, actor-and-director Wu Jing, comedian Shen Teng, and actor-and-director Xu Zheng come together to direct four short films as part of a new anthology drama paying tribute to China’s families.

Poster for the movie "A Writer's Odyssey"

A Writer’s Odyssey

Kongwen Lu is the author of a fantasy novel series following a heroic teenager, also named Kongwen, on a quest to end the tyrannical rule of Lord Redmane, under the guidance of a Black Armor. But through a strange twist of fate, the fantasy world of the novel begins to impact life in the real world, leading Guan Ning to accept a mission from Tu Ling to kill the author.

Poster for the movie "Cloudy Mountain"

Cloudy Mountain

The opening of the new tunnel, which took ten years to build, coincided with a series of serious cataclysms. The lives of 160,000 people depend on the actions of two people, a father and a son.

Poster for the movie "Cliff Walkers"

Cliff Walkers

Set in the puppet state of Manchukuo in the 1930s, the film follows four Communist party special agents who return to China after receiving training in the Soviet Union. Together, they embark on a secret mission code-named “Utrennya”. After being sold out by a traitor, the team find themselves surrounded by threats on all sides from the moment they parachute into the mission. Will the agents break the impasse and complete their mission? On the … Read more

Poster for the movie "Confetti"

Confetti

How far would a mother go to reverse her child’s fate? Based on writer/director Ann Hu’s story, that’s the question facing Lan (Zhu Zhu), who travels with her 9-year-old daughter Meimei (Harmonie He) from their small town in China to New York City.

Poster for the movie "Love O2O"

Love O2O

What is it that makes a man fall in love with a woman at first sight? Appearance? Aura? Wealth? NO, when campus prince and gaming expert, student Xiao Nai first saw Bei Wei Wei, what made him fall in love was not her extraordinary beauty, but her slim and slender fingers that were flying across the keyboard and her calm and composed manner!!! Embarrassing, no? At the same time, gaming expert Bei Wei Wei, at … Read more

Poster for the movie "A Sun"

A Sun

A family of four fractures under the weight of unmet expectations, unexpected tragedy, and uncompromising pride.

Poster for the movie "The Fourth Portrait"

The Fourth Portrait

Ten year-old Xiang faces a lonely future after his father dies. Just when he thinks he’s going to spend his life in the orphanage, his estranged mother shows up. And his life changes forever… A loveless mother, a hateful stepfather, a chilly home. Where’s Xiang heading to? He finds comfort in drawing and his work reveals his longing for care and affection. Life is full of hope again when he meets the old school janitor … Read more

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The Falls

A mother and daughter’s fraught relationship takes unexpected turns while they quarantine during COVID, in the latest from Chung Mong-Hong (A Sun).

Poster for the movie "In the Mist"

In the Mist

In a dim room filled with steam and mist, blurred figures of men are sipping the desire and loneliness from each other. You seem to have entered a forbidden zone and fallen into a state between dreaming and being awake, gazing at someone and also being gazed by them. The “prurience,” “erotism,” and “obscenity” in the steam room is part of the life experience that is unspeakable yet indispensable in gay community culture. Incorporating the … Read more

Hair Tie, Egg, Homework Books

Hair Tie, Egg, Homework Books

As a model student in her elementary school, 11-year-old Lin Yuqi is assigned to give a speech about her family at the Parent’s Meeting tonight. But after Lin finds out that she shares the same secret with a mischievous classmate, she starts to have second thoughts.

Poster for the movie "Streetwise"

Streetwise

Dongzi relies upon Xijun’s debt collections for providing cardiac treatment to the former’s father, the years of a cold father-son relationship and an unbearable life leaving him filled with conflicted emotions. His only reprieve is Jiu’er, a young woman capable of comforting his restless agitation. However, Jiu’er was once married to Xijun’s boss, and the two of them, no longer able to bear it, resolve to leave. On the eve of their departure, Dongzi can’t … Read more

Poster for the movie "Moneyboys"

Moneyboys

Fei works as a “moneyboy” which earns him a lot of mon- ey since prostitution is illegal in China. It gives him a way to support his family nancially. The experienced money boy Xiaolai takes Fei under his wing. Moneyboys is part of the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes 2021.

New Beijing, New Marriage

This short film shows a quest of two homosexual couples for understanding from the people in their surroundings, through meetings and exchanges on a square in the heart of Beijing. Director Popo Fan’s debut work recording a campaign on the Valentine’s Day in 2019, when a gay couple and a lesbian couple chose to have their wedding photos taken on Qianmen Street in Beijing. On this beautiful spring day in Beijing, a lot of interesting … Read more

Poster for the movie "Beer! Beer!"

Beer! Beer!

“Beer! Beer!” is an “anti-romantic comedy” set in the early morning following a wild party in Berlin. When Tao, a Chinese guy, meets Sebastian, a local German. As they seem to get more and more intimate with each other, suddenly a mattress changes everything …

Poster for the movie "The Drum Tower"

The Drum Tower

In this short from acclaimed queer filmmaker Fan Popo, an introverted senior school student and a transgender vintage shop-owner, two lonely souls are swimming in the fast-changing-city pool. Can they break the wall of communication? Where are they heading to?

The Vachina Monologues

The Chinese Department of Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou) staged the Chinese debut of The Vagina Monologue in Dec. 2003. Since then, this feminist play, which came from the US and has been committed to the elimination of gender-based violence, had incited a vagina hurricane that blew all over mainland China. Zhihe Society of Fudan University, Shanghai Beaver Club, Beijing Bcome Group, all these different crews performed this play in various ways. On campuses, they performed, … Read more

Poster for the movie "Singing Behind Screens"

Singing Behind Screens

A young man enters a brothel and sees a staged narration of a Chinese folk tale concerning a female pirate.The movie is directed by Ermanno Olmi, loosely inspired to real life events of Chinese pirate Ching Shih.

Poster for the movie "A City of Sadness"

A City of Sadness

Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung, the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred by his experiences in the war, ends up in an insane asylum. Deaf-mute photographer Wen-ching, the youngest brother, decides to make a stand and fight the Kuomintang government from China that is assuming power.

Poster for the movie "Butterfly"

Butterfly

Flavia, a Honk Kong thirty-year-old teacher, is married with a son. She has to choose between her family and new love. The choice is traumatic for her, since it brings back a part of herself which belongs to an apparently buried past. As a matter of fact, Flavia falls in love with a young woman she casually meets in a supermarket. She totally surrenders to her and experiences the same intensity of a previous lesbian … Read more

Poster for the movie "Summer Blur"

Summer Blur

Yang Guo, a girl who lives with her aunt’s house, is in a dilemma after witnessing an accident by her friend. In the summer when she was constantly struggling to escape from the small city, the girl gradually gained the vague consciousness of a woman, learned to face life, face herself, and grow up.

Poster for the movie "After Class"

After Class

Marginalized by the school registration system, a mother tries to send her daughter to school at all costs.

Poster for the movie "Lord of Shanghai 2"

Lord of Shanghai 2

“Shanghai King II” is a Chinese action filme directed by Hu Xuehua and starring Hu Jun, Yu Nan, Feng Xiaoyue, Guo Caijie and Cao Kefan. Xiao Yuegui has never forgotten to find the murderer who killed Chang Lixiong, her daughter’s father.

Poster for the movie "Jade Dragon"

Jade Dragon

Old school weepy sword fighting epic with Melinda Chen Man Ling, Cathay’s answer to Cheng Pei Pei.

Poster for the movie "The Infernal Walker"

The Infernal Walker

Two police officers, one black and one white, each for their own way of justice, embarking on a confrontation of death and death.

Poster for the movie "Detective Dee and Deep Sea Dragon Palace"

Detective Dee and Deep Sea Dragon Palace

Detective Dee and Deep Sea Dragon Palace (2020) — Mystery, Drama – 21 January 2020 Your rating: Not rated yet! Director:  童辉, Hui Tong Stars:  Raquel … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Story Of Xi Bao"

The Story Of Xi Bao

Jiang Xi Bao, a student at an elite college while under distressed circumstances. By chance, she meets Xu Cong Hui, the daughter of the distinguished and affluent Xu family. As the two girls become close friends, Xi Bao eventually encounters Cong Hui’s father, Mr. Xu Cun Zi. What initially began as a trade of her youth in exchange for material pleasure, develops into a romance, the relationship between Xi Bao and Mr. Xu deepens.

Poster for the movie "The Cloud in Her Room"

The Cloud in Her Room

Muzi’s parents’ old apartment is still there. A bed, an abandoned chair, a window falling off its hinges – the remnants of a relationship that has moved on. Her father has started a new family, her mother has friends abroad; it seems like only Muzi cares about this place. In The Cloud in Her Room, she wanders several times through this static past.

Poster for the movie "Begin Again"

Begin Again

It tells the story of a domineering female CEO and a warm doctor who turn a fake relationship into reality due to practical reasons.

Poster for the movie "Fatal Journey"

Fatal Journey

The story is set in when Qinghe Nie Sect was dealing with their ancestral knife tomb incident. Nie Mingjue brought Nie Huaisang alone to do good for others by restoring the tomb back to its original state to ensure peace in the Nie sect. Through this, Nie Huaisang went from a playful disciple to maturing into the next generation sect leader and Nie Mingjue learned, understood his brother more and helped him grow.

Poster for the movie "Back to the Wharf"

Back to the Wharf

An escaped convict for negligent homicide returned to hometown after 15 years, only to be haunted by his past, and got mixed up in a scheme involving the daughter of his victim.

Poster for the movie "Coffee or Tea?"

Coffee or Tea?

Three young men with very different personalities. When they leave the big city to return to the thousand-year-old village of Yunnan, they each begin a crazy and dream journey.