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The Best Chinese Movies Of 2019

What are the best Chinese movies of 2019? That's a decision you will get to make by voting for your favorites from the list below. Chinese cinema is currently thriving. Although the country has long been known for its superlative action pictures, it puts out films in every genre. The greatest Chinese movies of 2019 include comedies, dramas, romances, and animated features. The variety is truly impressive.

A-list Chinese stars were highly visible onscreen in 2019. Jackie Chan appeared in The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang, while Andy Lau starred in The White Storm 2 - Drug Lords. These two actors have enjoyed phenomenal success in their homeland, but also in North America. Some of the titles on this list gained global buzz by playing at film festivals. The gorgeous animated movie White Snake, for example, made a splash when it screened at the Fantasia International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious genre fests in the world. 

In short, you're bound to find something you'll love among the best Chinese films of 2019. Vote up the ones you like the most and add any personal favorites that are missing. Don't forget to check back later on to see how other users rank your picks. 

  • 1

    Fall in Love at First Kiss

    Darren Wang, Lin Yun
    141
    68

    Fall in Love at First Kiss is a 2019 Taiwanese romance film directed by Frankie Chen.

  • 2

    My Best Summer

    Arthur Chen, Haha He
    116
    58

    My Best Summer is a 2019 Chinese romantic drama directed by Disa Zhang. 

  • 3

    White Snake

    Zhe Zhang, Tianxiang Yang
    81
    42

    Released2019

    Directed byAmp Wong, Ji Zhao

    White Snake is a 2019 Chinese animated film directed by Amp Wong and Ji Zhao.

  • 4

    The Wandering Earth

    Qu Chuxiao, Ng Man-Tat
    46
    26

    The Wandering Earth is a 2019 Chinese science fiction film directed by Frant Gwo, loosely based on the novella of the same name by author Liu Cixin. It follows a group of astronauts guiding the Earth away from an expanding Sun, while attempting to prevent a collision with Jupiter.

  • 5

    The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang

    Jackie Chan, Zhong Chuxi
    37
    20

    The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang is a 2019 Chinese historical fantasy comedy directed by Yan Jia.

  • 6

    The Bravest

    Xiaoming Huang, Jiang
    30
    16

    The Bravest is a 2019 action drama directed by Tony Chan. Chinese firefighters struggle to contain a huge fire after an oil pipeline explodes.

  • 7

    Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch

    Tony Leung, Louis Koo
    34
    23

    Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch, previously known as Master of Ransom, is a 2019 Hong Kong crime film directed by Wong Jing and Jason Kwan.

  • 8

    The White Storm 2 - Drug Lords

    Andy Lau, Louis Koo
    27
    15

    The White Storm 2 - Drug Lords is a 2019 Hong Kong action film directed by Herman Yau, produced by and starring Andy Lau.

  • 9

    The Great Detective

    Geng Han, Huiwen Zhang
    15
    4

    The Great Detective is a 2019 Chinese crime comedy mystery directed by Roy Hin Yueng Chow. 

  • 10
    Scott Adkins, Donnie Yen
    20
    9

    Released2019

    Directed byWilson Yip

  • 11

    Only Love Can Do This to Me

    Zhenghui Ling, Lucia Pang
    27
    20

    Only Love Can Do This to Me is a 2019 Chinese romantic movie directed by Jie Li. 

  • 12

    Crazy Alien

    Huang Bo, Shen Tang
    25
    18

    Crazy Alien is a 2019 Chinese science-fiction comedy film directed by Ning Hao.

  • 13
    Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais
    23
    16

    Released2019

    Directed byJesse V. Johnson

    Triple Threat is a 2019 Chinese action thriller directed by Jesse V. Johnson. A down and out team of mercenaries must take on a group of professional assassins and stop them before they kill their target.

  • 14

    Change of Gangster

    Francis Ng, Sean Tierney
    16
    9

    Change of Gangster is a 2019 Chinese comedy directed by Francis Ng. The film centers around an actor who is injured in a shooting accident and wakes up believing he is a triad boss.

  • 15

    Autumn Fairy Tale

    Lusi Zhao, Kai Xu
    18
    12

    Autumn Fairy Tale is a 2019 Chinese romantic drama directed by Caitao Wang. 

  • 16

    A Home with a View

    Frances Ng, Louis Koo
    12
    5

    A Home with a View is a 2019 Hong Kong black comedy film directed by Herman Yau. The film is an adaptation the play, Family Surprise.

  • 17

    The Rookies

    Wang Talu, Milla Jovovich
    15
    13

    The Rookies is a 2019 Chinese action film written and directed by Alan Yuen.

  • 18

    How I Became Russian

    Dong Chang, Vitaly Khaev
    11
    8

    How I Became Russian is a 2019 Chinese-Russian romantic comedy film directed by Xia Hao and Akaki Sakhelashvili. The film is an adaptation of the 2015 Russian comedy television series of the same name.

  • 19

    Pegasus

    Shen Tang, Huang Jingyu
    13
    11

    Pegasus is a 2019 Chinese comedy film directed and written by Han Han. 

  • 20

    Desire Game

    Tao Gup, Zifeng Zhang
    9
    5

    Desire Game is a 2019 Chinese science-fiction crime mystery directed by Tao Guo. After the death of his daughter, a leading figure in intelligent technology industry hides himself far from the madding crowd and stays with intelligent robots.

  • 21

    The Big Shot

    Zisheng Guo, Rongrong Hu
    9
    5

    The Big Shot is a 2019 Chinese action crime movie directed by Bai Wu. A car fixer jumps off stairs after illegal demolition. Police officer tries to find the crime and catch the evil boss.

  • 22

    The Human Comedy

    Lun Ai, Zhi
    13
    12

    The Human Comedy is a 2019 Chinese comedy directed by Zhou Sun. 

  • 23

    Boonie Bears: Blast Into the Past

    Chris Boike, Joseph Lambert
    10
    8

    Boonie Bears: Blast Into the Past is a 2019 Chinese animated film directed by Leon Ding. 

  • 24

    Startups

    Yilei Jiang, Weiwei Ma
    7
    4

    Startups is a 2019 Chinese drama directed by Xiu Guan and Qinan Xiao.

  • 25

    Integrity

    Sean Lau, Nick Chueng
    7
    5

    Integrity is a 2019 Hong Kong crime film written and directed by Alan Mak. The film revolves around an ICAC case involving the selling of smuggled cigarettes and is the first installment of a planned trilogy.