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The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix

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Netflix continues to have one of the most robust selections of movies out of any streaming service. This includes a plethora of blockbuster and classic Chinese movies on Netflix. Now no matter what country you live in (or have a VPN for), you can watch excellent Chinese movies on Netflix to expand your personal filmography and appear like the cinephile to your friends they all know you are. 

Some of the good Chinese movies on Netflix you'll find include The Wandering Earth. Not only is it one of the highest-grossing films in China's history, but the sci-fi film has relevant themes and jam-packed action sequences that will keep you glued to your seat. You also have more down-to-earth films like A Sun, which tells the story of two students with very different personalities but who each harbor dark secrets. 

There are many Chinese language movies on Netflix to choose from. Which one will you watch next? Vote for any you want to watch or any you would recommend to your friends. 

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    The Wandering Earth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    The Wandering Earth

    Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie

    Released2019

    Directed byFrant Gwo

    The Wandering Earth is a 2019 Chinese science fiction film directed by Frant Gwo, based on the... more on Wikipedia
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    Ip Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Ip Man

    Donnie Yen, Simon Yam

    Released2008

    Directed byWilson Yip

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    Kung Fu Hustle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Kung Fu Hustle

    Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah

    Released2004

    Directed byStephen Chow

    Kung Fu Hustle is a 2004 Hong Kong-Chinese action comedy martial arts film. It was directed,... more on Wikipedia

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    A Beautiful Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    A Beautiful Life

    Shu Qi, Anthony Wong

    Released2011

    Directed byAndrew Lau

    A Beautiful Life is a 2011 romance film directed by Andrew Lau. Its cast includes Shu Qi, Liu... more on Wikipedia
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    Ip Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Ip Man 2

    Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung

    Released2010

    Directed byWilson Yip

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    Shadow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Shadow

    Deng Chao, Sun Li

    Released2019

    Directed byZhang Yimou

    Shadow is a 2018 Chinese period film directed by Zhang Yimou. In a kingdom ruled by a young... more on Wikipedia
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    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy

    Max Zhang, Dave Bautista

    Released2019

    Directed byYuen Woo-ping

    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy is a 2018 Chinese martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping.... more on Wikipedia
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    Little Tiger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Little Tiger

    Jackie Chan, Tien Feng

    Released1979

    Directed byMu Chu

    Master with Cracked Fingers, also released as Snake Fist Fighter, is a 1979 Hong Kong martial... more on Wikipedia
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    Ip Man 4 The Finale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Ip Man 4 The Finale

    Scott Adkins, Donnie Yen

    Released2019

    Directed byWilson Yip

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    Ip Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Ip Man 3

    Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin

    Directed byWilson Yip

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    Five Deadly Venoms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Five Deadly Venoms

    Philip Kwok, Chiang Sheng

    Released1978

    Directed byChang Cheh

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    Initial D is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Initial D

    Jay Chou, Edison Chen

    Released2005

    Directed byAlan Mak, Andrew Lau

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    The Grandmaster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    The Grandmaster

    Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye-kyo

    Released2013

    Directed byWong Kar-wai

    The Grandmaster is a 2013 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts drama film directed by Wong Kar-wai... more on Wikipedia
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    Animal World is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Animal World

    Animal World (also known as Animal World: Mr. Nobody) is a 2018 Chinese action-adventure film directed by Han Yan.

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    Martial Arts of Shaolin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Martial Arts of Shaolin

    Jet Li, Hung Yan-yan

    Released1986

    Directed byLau Kar-leung

    Martial Arts Of Shaolin aka Shaolin Temple 3: Martial Arts of Shaolin is a 1986 Hong Kong... more on Wikipedia
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    Five Element Ninjas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Five Element Ninjas

    Michael Chan, Lo Mang

    Released1982

    Directed byChang Cheh

    Five Element Ninjas is a 1982 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh. It was... more on Wikipedia
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    14 Blades is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    14 Blades

    Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung

    Released2010

    Directed byDaniel Lee

    14 Blades is a 2010 wuxia film directed by Daniel Lee, starring Zhao Wei, Donnie Yen, Wu Chun,... more on Wikipedia

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    Return to the 36th Chamber is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Return to the 36th Chamber

    Chia Hui Liu, Hsiao Ho

    Released1980

    Directed byLau Kar-leung

    Return to the 36th Chamber is a 1980 Shaw Brothers Studio Hong Kong martial arts comedy film... more on Wikipedia
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    Legendary Weapons of China is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Legendary Weapons of China

    Chia Hui Liu, Alexander Fu Sheng

    Released1982

    Directed byLau Kar-leung

    Legendary Weapons of China is a 1982 martial arts fantasy film directed by Lau Kar-Leung. It... more on Wikipedia
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    A Sun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    A Sun

    A Sun is a 2019 Chinese crime-drama film directed by Mong-Hong Chung. The film follows a family of four as it breaks down from self expectation and unexpected tragedies.

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    Dragon Tiger Gate is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Dragon Tiger Gate

    Donnie Yen, Nicholas Tse

    Released2006

    Directed byWilson Yip

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    Sword Masters: Two Champions o is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Sword Masters: Two Champions of Shaolin

    Chin Siu-ho, Cho Tat-wah

    Released1978

    Directed byChang Cheh

    2 Champions of Shaolin is a 1980 Shaw Brothers film directed by Chang Cheh. Two young warriors... more on Wikipedia
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    Twins Mission is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Twins Mission

    Sammo Hung, Wu Jing

    Released2007

    Directed byTo-hoi Kong

    Twins Mission is a 2007 Hong Kong martial arts-action-comedy film directed by action... more on Wikipedia
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    Love on Delivery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Love on Delivery

    Stephen Chow, Christy Chung

    Released1994

    Directed byStephen Chow, Lee Lik-chi

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    Connected is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix
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    Connected

    Louis Fan, Flora Chan

    Released2008

    Directed byBenny Chan

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