Drama

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

Poster for the movie "Send Me to the Clouds"

Send Me to the Clouds

Diagnosed with ovarian cancer, iron-willed journalist Sheng Nan (“Surpass Men” in Chinese) is pressured to make a quick fortune and find mind-blowing sex before the costly surgery numbs her senses. Taking on a businessman’s biography writing job, she hikes into the misty mountains, where a chain of outbursts with her dysfunctional family, grumpy client, misogynistic co-worker and dreamlike romantic interest hilariously unfold. As deeply moving as it is luminously witty, writer-director Teng Congcong’s debut waltzes … Read more

Poster for the movie "Uncle and House"

Uncle and House

When Xiao Bang returns to China after studying abroad, he starts a debt collection business with two friends. Their methods are unconventional, a style somewhere between gangster, intellectual and hippie. Dong Rui, the classmate of Xiao Bang’s 11-year-old brother Liu Dun, thinks he’s dying. In exchange for 100 yuan, Dong Rui asks Xiao Bang to help him scare off his love rival. The 100 yuan note travels from hand-to-hand in the neighborhood, drawing a vivid … Read more

Poster for the movie "My Prince Edward"

My Prince Edward

My Prince Edward (2019) — 92 min – Drama, Romance – 17 November 2019 Your rating: Not rated yet! Director:  Norris Wong Stars:  Stephy Tang, Pau … Read more

Poster for the movie "白云之下"

Chaogtu with Sarula, 白云之下

Chaogtu yearns to move to the city, while his wife, Sarula, is content with their life on the Mongolian prairie. Then one day change comes creeping into the region. This tale of conjugal love combines traditional landscapes with contemporary social issues.

i'm livin' it

I’m Livin’ It

Once a star in his finance firm, Bowen now spends his nights in a 24-hour fast food joint, where he encounters others “roommates” who are in a similar predicament. Together these accidental roommates must strive to lift one another out of rock bottom.

Poster for the movie "Summer Knight"

Summer Knight

Summer, 1997. In a small community in southwest China, an 8-year-old tries to capture the thief responsible for stealing his grandma’s bike and enters the moral quandary for the first time.

Poster for the movie "Summer Snow"

Summer Snow

The Suns are a typical Hong Kong family: May, forty something, works for a trading company; her husband, Bing, works as a low-grade civil servant, and Allen, their teenage son, is still at school. Trouble strikes one day when Bing’s mother dies of a stroke, leaving her husband old Mr. Sun. Alzheimer’s Disease is diagnosed. From that day on, the family’s daily life is thrown into a poignant. Old Mr. Sun develops a tendency to … Read more

Poster for the movie "Needing You..."

Needing You…

Wah and Kinki both working at the same department of a computer company. Both of them are not getting on very well initially, but friendship develops when they get to know each other after a while. When Wah starts to realize his emergent fondness for Kinki, his ex-girlfriend reappears and plans to gain back his affection. In addition, he notices that his ex-girlfriend arranges a guy to pair up with Kinki. At the same time, … Read more

Poster for the movie "All About Ah-Long"

All About Ah-Long

Chow Yun-fat plays Ah-Long, a father living a low-class lifestyle, while trying to raise his son, Porky (Wong Kwan Yuen). The strong bond between father and son is tested when a chance encounter from Ah-Long’s ex-girlfriend (Sylvia Chang) changes the course of their lives.

Poster for the movie "Princess Fragrance"

Princess Fragrance

Princess Fragrance is a 1987 Hong Kong film based on Louis Cha’s novel The Book and the Sword. The film is a sequel to The Romance of Book and Sword, which was released earlier in the same month and was also directed by Ann Hui.

Poster for the movie "Boat People"

Boat People

A Japanese photojournalist revisits Vietnam after the Liberation and learns harsh truths about its regime and its “New Economic Zones”.

Poster for the movie "Besieged City"

Besieged City

Ling-Kit HO is just like one of many other students in Tin Shui Wai. However, he is a lot more hard-working than all the others as he wants to get away from this besieged city. Apart from his study, he is indifferent to everything because he comes from a defunct family. Having to take care of his mentally-ill mother, Ling Kit is also forced to face his Dad – a heavy drunker and a heavy … Read more

Poster for the movie "Lee Rock"

Lee Rock

The film chronicles the rise and fall of a corrupt police force that Lee Rock becomes a part of.

Poster for the movie "Red Rose White Rose"

Red Rose White Rose

Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end up with her. To maintain his reputation, he marries an antiseptic, frigid but classy lady of a prim and proper background (White rose). Dissonance abound when he finds his bride irritating.

Poster for the movie "Election 2"

Election 2

As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Simon Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Louis Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China.

Poster for the movie "Election"

Election

A drama-thriller centered on a democratic election within an organized crime society.

Poster for the movie "The Blade"

The Blade

A young man adopted by a renowned swordsmith, discovers that his real father was killed by a powerful bandit called Lung. Leaving to seek revenge, he runs foul of a group of vicious desert scum, losing his right arm in the process. After being nursed back to health, he eventually learns to compensate for his loss and returns to confront the man who murdered his father.

Poster for the movie "Once Upon a Time in China"

Once Upon a Time in China

Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces’ (English, French and American) plundering of China.

Poster for the movie "Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain"

Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain

In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They encounter a monk, Hsiao Yu, also a great fighter and a good man, but unfriendly to Ting. Because Ting and Hsiao can’t work together, it falls to Ti to team with Hsiao’s … Read more

Poster for the movie "Dr. Lamb"

Dr. Lamb

An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result. The muderer, Laiu, likes to take photos of the victims dismembered bodies as momentos. Inspector Lee is called onto the case in this bizarre thriller.

Poster for the movie "Sex and Zen II"

Sex and Zen II

Sai Moon-Kin is a rich man who idolizes Lawrence Ng’s character in the original Sex and Zen, and works hard to please as many women as he possibly can. When marrying off his retarded son, he finds his son’s new wife pretty hot, so he takes her for his own, not knowing that she is the evil Mirage Woman, who knows “sucking” magic that’s pretty nasty. Tsui’s daughter, who dresses like a man and wears … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Arch"

The Arch

The legendary first feature from CHINA BEHIND director Cecile Tang is a stylized period melodrama about a widow (Lisa Lu Yan) who upholds feudal virtue by suppressing her love for a cavalry captain (Roy Chiao) in favor of her daughter. One of the first modern Chinese films to achieve international acclaim.

Poster for the movie "China Behind"

China Behind

A group of Mainlanders fleeing the Cultural Revolution risk all to reach the adjacent British ‘haven’ of Hong Kong; yet what they find there is a far cry from their dreams of liberty. China Behind, one of the most politically daring films of 70s Hong Kong cinema, is the second feature by Cecile Tang, who was highly influenced by the French New Wave. The film was banned for over a decade by the Hong Kong … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Blue and the Black"

The Blue and the Black

It’s a powerful melodrama about a thwarted romance in 1930s Tientsin, China, during the Japanese occupation, and it stars Linda Lin Dai, one of the era’s most popular stars. It was part of Golden Horse’s 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films.

Poster for the movie "The Love Eterne"

The Love Eterne

In this dreamy romance set in China during the fourth-century, a young woman convinces her parents to allow her to dress as a boy and attend university.

Poster for the movie "Our Sister Hedy"

Our Sister Hedy

One of the most beloved films from the Cathay Film Library, OUR SISTER HEDY stars Jeanette Lin Cui, Mu Hong, Julie Yeh Feng and So Fung as four sisters ready to leave the nest — and their father and sole parent Wang Yuan-Long has a hard time dealing with it! A funny, sweet and of course affecting romantic dramedy about love, family and the bond of sisterhood.

Poster for the movie "No. 7 Cherry Lane"

No. 7 Cherry Lane

Set in Hong Kong in 1967 — a time of complex politics when it was still a British colony — No. 7 Cherry Lane revolves around a love triangle between a university student, a single mother and her teenage daughter. During the rise of the materialistic comfort of life in the 1960s, there emerges an undercurrent of danger in Hong Kong. Ji yuan tai qi hao tells the tale of Ziming, a Hong Kong University … Read more

Poster for the movie "Nina Wu"

Nina Wu

Nina Wu, a girl who leaves small theatre company in the country for the big city in pursuit of her actress dream. The wait seems to be endless, as she lives a lonely and repressed life combined with hereditary condition, she suffers from minor depression. One day, she gets a role as a heroine in a 70s espionage film. Having decided to devote herself completely to the character, she did everything she could to get … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Sound of Falling"

The Sound of Falling

An impressionistic film portraying the loss of freedom and the fading of life due to the decision of an orchard keeper on one ordinary day.

Poster for the movie "Oxhide II"

Oxhide II

The director shows herself and her parents making dumplings in their apartment with nine fixed camera positions, with which she revolves around the kitchen table.

Poster for the movie "The Pluto Moment"

The Pluto Moment

Loosely based on The Tale of Darkness, a traditional song of mourning, the film follows Wang Zhun, a director in search of inspiration for his new script, as he embarks on an unpredictable trek across China’s remote Shennongjia mountains in Hubei province with an urbane producer, Ding Hongmei; a young actor named Bai; and his loyal photographer, Du Chun. The journey delivers a relentless series of unexpected physical hardships and subtle emotional ebbs and flows … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Red Detachment of Women"

The Red Detachment of Women

Qiong Hua is a slave girl of Nan Batian, a big landlord in Yelinzhai Village on Hainan Island. She has tried many times but cannot escape from the landlord’s cruel oppression. Later, Nan Batian jails her in a water dungeon. Hong Changqing is the Party representative of a red detachment of women. He disguises himself as a wealthy businessman residing abroad and comes to her rescue. He pretends to buy Qiong Hua to be his … Read more

Poster for the movie "Beijing Bastards"

Beijing Bastards

A rock musician looks for his girl-friend who left while pregnant, trying to decide whether to keep the baby.

Poster for the movie "Woman Basketball Player No. 5"

Woman Basketball Player No. 5

Woman Basketball Player No. 5 is a 1957 Chinese film presented by Tian Ma Film Studio and directed by Xie Jin, starring Qin Yi, Liu Qiong, Cao Qiwei and Wang Qi. It is the first colored sports movie filmed after the formation of the People’s Republic of China, and also the first film directed by renowned film director Xie Jin.

Poster for the movie "The Life of Wu Xun"

The Life of Wu Xun

The life-story of Wu Xun, a beggar in the Qing dynasty who set up free schools for poor children.

Bridge

Bridge

During the Chinese Civil War, a railroad factory is commissioned by the Communist army to repair a bridge. Led by a skeptical engineer who does not believe the bridge can be completed in time, the factory workers lack enthusiasm and morale. The project is galvanized, however, by the work of Liang Ruisheng (Wang Jiayi), who inspires his fellow workers to complete the project for the war effort. In the process, even the engineer is converted.

Poster for the movie "This Life of Mine"

This Life of Mine

Fifty years of modern Chinese history (1900-1950), including wars, revolutions and corrupt politics, as seen through the life and times of a simple Beijing policeman and his family.