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.
- Darren Wang, Lin Yun
Fall in Love at First Kiss
Fall in Love at First Kiss is a 2019 Taiwanese romance film directed by Frankie Chen.
- Arthur Chen, Haha He
My Best Summer
My Best Summer is a 2019 Chinese romantic drama directed by Disa Zhang.
- Zhe Zhang, Tianxiang Yang
Directed by: Amp Wong, Ji Zhao
White Snake is a 2019 Chinese animated film directed by Amp Wong and Ji Zhao.
- Qu Chuxiao, Ng Man-Tat
The Wandering Earth
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.
- Jackie Chan, Zhong Chuxi
The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang
The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang is a 2019 Chinese historical fantasy comedy directed by Yan Jia.
- Xiaoming Huang, Jiang
The Bravest is a 2019 action drama directed by Tony Chan. Chinese firefighters struggle to contain a huge fire after an oil pipeline explodes.
- Tony Leung, Louis Koo
Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch
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.
- Andy Lau, Louis Koo
The White Storm 2 - Drug Lords
The White Storm 2 - Drug Lords is a 2019 Hong Kong action film directed by Herman Yau, produced by and starring Andy Lau.
- Geng Han, Huiwen Zhang
The Great Detective
The Great Detective is a 2019 Chinese crime comedy mystery directed by Roy Hin Yueng Chow.
Directed by: Wilson Yip
- Zhenghui Ling, Lucia Pang
Only Love Can Do This to Me
Only Love Can Do This to Me is a 2019 Chinese romantic movie directed by Jie Li.
- Huang Bo, Shen Tang
Crazy Alien is a 2019 Chinese science-fiction comedy film directed by Ning Hao.
Directed by: Jesse 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.
- Francis Ng, Sean Tierney
Change of Gangster
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.
- Lusi Zhao, Kai Xu
Autumn Fairy Tale
Autumn Fairy Tale is a 2019 Chinese romantic drama directed by Caitao Wang.
- Frances Ng, Louis Koo
A Home with a View
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.
- Wang Talu, Milla Jovovich
The Rookies is a 2019 Chinese action film written and directed by Alan Yuen.
- Dong Chang, Vitaly Khaev
How I Became Russian
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.
- Shen Tang, Huang Jingyu
Pegasus is a 2019 Chinese comedy film directed and written by Han Han.
- Tao Gup, Zifeng Zhang
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.
- Zisheng Guo, Rongrong Hu
The Big Shot
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.
- Lun Ai, Zhi
The Human Comedy
The Human Comedy is a 2019 Chinese comedy directed by Zhou Sun.
- Chris Boike, Joseph Lambert
Boonie Bears: Blast Into the Past
Boonie Bears: Blast Into the Past is a 2019 Chinese animated film directed by Leon Ding.
- Yilei Jiang, Weiwei Ma
Startups is a 2019 Chinese drama directed by Xiu Guan and Qinan Xiao.
- Sean Lau, Nick Chueng
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.