The Best Chen Kun Movies

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List of the best Chen Kun movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Chen Kun's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Chen Kun movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Chen Kun movies will be at the top of the list. Chen Kun has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Chen Kun movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Chen Kun films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Chen Kun role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Chen Kun performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This is a list that includes films like Painted Skin: The Resurrection and Mulan.

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  • Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
    Jet Li, Chia Hui Liu, Louis Fan
    17 votes
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Tsui Hark
    Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is a 2011 wuxia film directed by Tsui Hark and starring Jet Li, Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Li Yuchun, Gwei Lun-mei, Louis Fan and Mavis Fan. The film is a remake of Dragon Gate Inn and New Dragon Gate Inn. Production started on 10 October 2010 and is filmed in 3-D. The film screened out of competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012. The film received seven nominations at the 2012 Asian Film Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
  • Painted Skin: The Resurrection
    Zhao Wei, Yang Mi, Feng Shaofeng
    28 votes
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Wu Ershan
    Painted Skin: The Resurrection is a 2012 Chinese fantasy action film directed by Wu Ershan, starring Chen Kun, Zhao Wei, Zhou Xun, Yang Mi, Feng Shaofeng, Kris Phillips and Chen Tingjia. The film reunites most of the original cast of the 2008 film Painted Skin.
  • A West Lake Moment

    A West Lake Moment

    Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Ling Yim
    12 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Yim Ho, Zi Yang
    A West Lake is a 2005 psychological romantic drama-comedy film directed by Hong Kong directors Yim Ho and Yang Zi, and starring Aloys Chen, Zhou Xun and Yim Ling. Aloys Chen and Zhou Xun had also previously collaborated as lovers in Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress and Baober in Love.
  • Painted Skin
    Donnie Yen, Zhao Wei, Sun Li
    16 votes
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Gordon Chan, Danny Ko, Andy Wing-Keung Chin
    Painted Skin is a 2008 supernatural-fantasy film directed by Gordon Chan, starring Donnie Yen, Chen Kun, Zhou Xun, Zhao Wei, Betty Sun and Qi Yuwu. Although the film is based partly on a supernatural premise, it is more of an action-romance than a horror film. Painted Skin is based, very loosely, on one of Pu Songling's classic short stories in Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. The theme song of the film, Huà Xīn, was performed by Jane Zhang.
  • Mulan: Rise of a Warrior
    Zhao Wei, Vitas, Jaycee Chan
    24 votes
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Jingle Ma
    Mulan: Rise of a Warrior, also known as Mulan: Legendary Warrior, is a 2009 Chinese film starring Zhao Wei as the titular protagonist. The director, Jingle Ma, has explained that this film is vastly different from the 1998 Walt Disney animated film and adheres more to his imagination. Zhao Wei was cast by Ma as Hua Mulan over actresses Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, and Liu Yifei, who were reportedly also considered for the main role. The Russian singer Vitas also has a role in this film and helped publicize the film by providing a song titled Beneath the Glory for the film score.
  • The Little Chinese Seamstress
    Kun Chen, Ye Liu, Xun Zhou
    18 votes
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Sijie Dai
    In the early 1970s, teenage friends Ma Jianling (Ye Liu) and Luo Min (Chen Kun) are forced to move to a remote mountain village for re-education during China's Cultural Revolution. Luo falls in love with a beautiful girl known as the Little Seamstress (Zhou Xun), who thirsts for the Western music and literature that the village chief (Chen Tianlu) considers insufficiently Maoist. The friends read to her from a cache of suppressed European literature that opens her mind to new possibilities.