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

Poster for the movie "Kingdom of Conquerors"

Kingdom of Conquerors

In the 1200s, a man arose whose ruthlessness was so feared, he emerged as the greatest empire builder ever known to mankind. Inspired by true historical events.

Poster for the movie "Fall of Ming"

Fall of Ming

  明朝崇祯15年,全国内忧外患,大将孙传庭(戴立忍 饰)临危受命带着妻子冯氏(冯波 饰)来到潼关抵抗李自成的军队。与此同时游医吴又可(冯远征 饰)怀着济世救人之心来到潼关拜访师傅——药局提领赵川(钱学格 饰)。大敌当前,孙传庭军中士兵染上怪病,同时还要面对崇祯皇帝(余少群 饰)的催促出兵和潼关豪绅顾清远(马精武 饰)等人的自私敛财。赵川因施救不力以身殉职,吴又可在危难之时挺身而出,靠着不同寻常的治疗方法与孙传庭惺惺相惜。最后瘟疫终于被控制住,但是国家的病症能否被战争治好吴又可和孙传庭都无法预料。

Poster for the movie "The Palace"

The Palace

In Qing Dynasty, Chen Xiang and Liuli became maids and friends in the imperial palace. Liuli wanted to be famous whereas Chen Xiang just wanted to live a normal life. Liuli attempted to change her life by knowing the prince, even at the cost of betraying Chen Xiang.

Poster for the movie "Saving General Yang"

Saving General Yang

When a rival nation sends troops to invade the Song Dynasty, the emperor sends general Yang Ye (Adam Cheng) to defend the nation. However, Yang’s place in the court is shaky due to a feud with Pan Renmei caused by the accidental death of his son at the hands of one of Yang’s sons. At the battle, Yang is abandoned by Pan’s troops, leaving him trapped in the face of an attack by Yeli Yuan … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Grandmaster"

The Grandmaster

Ip Man’s peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family’s honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.

Poster for the movie "My Mongolian Mother"

My Mongolian Mother

The film is a touching epic drama based on a true story. In the 1960s, about 3,000 Chinese orphans were sent to Inner Mongolia. In the Xilingol grassland, Qiqigema Erji adopted Chen Chen and Yu Sheng even though her husband disapproved. The children grew up as Mongolian nomads. But 20 years later, upon hearing the news that biological parents were looking for their children, Chen Chen left for Shanghai in the hope of meeting his … Read more

Poster for the movie "Death and Glory in Changde"

Death and Glory in Changde

Directed by Shen Dong and starring Ray Lui, An Yixuan and Yuan Wenkang, Death and Glory in Changde recalls one of the most cruel and controversial battles during China’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1937-45), Changde Battle, in November 1943.

Poster for the movie "Apart Together"

Apart Together

Liu returns to his native city Shanghai after 50 years spent in Taiwan. He has come to find the first love of his life, Qiao, who he left behind pregnant. In the meantime, Qiao has married and formed a family. But Liu is determined to get the family’s approval to take her away with him.

Poster for the movie "East Wind Rain"

East Wind Rain

Year 1941, a roll of film is delivered to Shanghai and a Chinese spy named Gong An Ming (Liu Yun Long) must decide what he should do with the film, which turns out containing a great secret that could shock the whole world. He discovers the plan code named ‘East Wind Rain’ and passes the information to the American that their territory will soon be invaded by the Japanese. The code is aired during the … Read more

A Jewish Girl in Shanghai

A Jewish Girl in Shanghai

Based upon the popular graphic novel by Wu Lin, this is the first Chinese animated film to portray the Holocaust. The film centers around the warm friendship between Rina, a wide-eyed European Jewish schoolgirl and A-Gen, a Chinese pancake seller, who teach each other about their distant worlds as Shanghai struggles beneath its own cruelly portrayed Japanese occupation.

Poster for the movie "Just Call Me Nobody"

Just Call Me Nobody

Poor young cobbler Wu Di lives with his mother and is crazy about martial-arts picture books. One day he repairs the shoe of wandering swordswoman Yuelou and later helps save her in a fight with wanted criminal Tian Baguang, even though he has no martial-arts training. She tells him she owes him a life and can be found on Qin Mountain if he ever needs her. Yuelou is actually a princess who was due to … Read more

Poster for the movie "Sacrifice"

Sacrifice

For generations the Zhao family has wielded power, until their mortal enemy TU’AN GU slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever. But one Zhao baby survives hidden by CHENG YING the doctor who delivered him. When Tu’an Gu learns of the baby’s escape he seizes every infant in the city, vowing to kill them all unless the Zhao baby is surrendered. As the tyrant’s soldiers arrive at Cheng Ying’s home the … Read more

Poster for the movie "Confucius"

Confucius

In 500 B.C., during Chinas famed ‘Spring and Autumn Period’, Kong Ze (Confucius), a commoner reverred for his outstanding wisdom, is made Minister of Law in the ancient Kingdom of Lu. Under his inspired leadership, Lu ascends to new heights but becomes a target of conquest for the warlike nation of Qi. Threatened with annihilation by their powerful neighbour, a desperate people turn to their greatest teacher to lead their most powerful army. When Confucius … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Legend Of Bruce Lee"

The Legend Of Bruce Lee

The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again.

Poster for the movie "Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon"

Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon

His country torn asunder by civil war, ZHAO, 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 army charged with liberating the land from an evil warlord.

Poster for the movie "Assembly"

Assembly

Follows a soldier trying to gain recognition for comrades who died in 1948, at a turning point in the civil war between the communists and the nationalist forces of the Kuomintang (KMT).

Poster for the movie "The Warlords"

The Warlords

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on “The Assassination of Ma,” a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.

Poster for the movie "The Banquet"

The Banquet

Empress Wan can launch a thousand ships with her charm and fight a hundred soldiers with her sword. But something is lacking in her life and she harbours forbidden desires for her stepson Prince Wu Luan , an introverted young man, who shies away from the palace to indulge in the ancient art of music and dance. When the Emperor dies all of a sudden and his younger brother Li takes over the throne, Wan … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Last Emperor"

The Last Emperor

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People’s Republic.

Swan Song

Swan song with a chapter like structure, spans many years from the onset of the Cultural Revolution to the ‘open door’ policies of the late seventies and eighties. The focus is on how off screen national events impact on individual lives, here, those of an elderly composer with an opium habit who is in constant political trouble with the authorities and his son who dissociates himself from his father.

Poster for the movie "Decisive Engagement: Beiping Tianjin Campaign"

Decisive Engagement: Beiping Tianjin Campaign

Winner of the Golden Rooster for Best Film in 1992. Set in late 1940s, CCP army surrounds and liberates two most important cities in north China, Beiping (now Beijing, the capital of China) and Tianjin.

Poster for the movie "Decisive Engagement: The Liaoxi"

Decisive Engagement: The Liaoxi

First part of the Decisive Engagement trilogy. Directed by Pingfen Li et al. First of three films about the People’s Revolution in China in 1948.

Poster for the movie "Decisive Engagement: Wei-hai campaign"

Decisive Engagement: Wei-hai campaign

Winner of the Golden Rooster for Best Film in 1992. Set in 1948, the second strategic campaign in central China between CCP army and the Nationalist Party army.

Poster for the movie "Hero"

Hero

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

Poster for the movie "Genghis Khan"

Genghis Khan

During the 12th Century a boy is born to a tribal chief. He is named Temujin, which means “blacksmith.” Nine years later, his father is murdered by the Tartars After a long struggle, just when Temujin reclaims tribal chief status, the Merkit tribe kidnaps his wife. In order to fight against the Merkits, Temujin has to use his mother as a pawn in exchange for troops from ally tribes. Temujin manages to rescue his wife … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Emperor and the Assassin"

The Emperor and the Assassin

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.

Poster for the movie "7 Assassins"

7 Assassins

7 Assassins is a new martial arts movie which delivers a great cast which see Shaw Brothers legends Kara Hui and Ti Lung back on screen… When social unrest plagues a Kingdom in ancient China, the Imperial Court collects stockpiles of gold from local governments to expand the royal army. However, the gold is robbed while in transport. In a desperate move to retrieve the stolen treasure, elite royal guards are sent on a mission … Read more