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The Best Chinese Movies Of 2019

Updated December 27, 2019 1.3k votes 614 voters 35.3k views36 items

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. 

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    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.

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    Yilei Jiang, Weiwei Ma

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

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    Song of Youth

    Xuanming Gao, Pengfei Hao

    Song of Youth is a 2019 Chinese drama directed by Luan Zhang. 

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    The New King of Comedy

    E Jingwen, Wang Baoqiang

    The New King of Comedy is a 2019 Chinese-Hong Kong comedy-drama film directed, written, and produced by Stephen Chow. It is a remake of Chow's own 1999 film King of Comedy; this time set in Mainland China with different characters.

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    The Invincible Dragon

    JuJu Chan, Endy Chow

    The Invincible Dragon is a 2019 Chinese action movie directed by Fruit Chan. 

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    Exceptionally Gifted Girl

    Zhang Ai-Yue, Yu-Shan Chen

    Exceptionally Gifted Girl is a 2019 Chinese comedy fantasy directed by Tian Zhong. 

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    On the Balcony

    Qiang Wang, Dongyu Zhou

    On the Balcony is a 2019 Chinese drama romance directed by Meng Zhang.

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    Unforgivable Sin

    Ge Li, Minchen Lou

    Unforgivable Sin is a 2019 Chinese mystery thriller directed by Jingjing Lou.

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    The Road to Hippie

    Ziyi An, Yu Tian

    The Road to Hippie is a 2019 Chinese comedy directed by Kuiyong Guo. 

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    Peppa Celebrates Chinese New Year

    Ming Hao, Qingling Liu

    Peppa Celebrates Chinese New Year is a 2019 Chinese animated film directed by Dapeng Zhang. Tang Yuan, Jiao Zi and their family enjoy Chinese New Year together, learning about traditions, and sharing Peppa Pig stories.

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    At Two Thirty

    Kuaile Chen, Jianxiong Peng

    At Two Thirty is a 2019 Chinese horror film directed by Wang Sai.