The Best Chinese Movies On Netflix

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. 

  • Ne Zha
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    Ne Zha

    Ne Zha is a 2019 Chinese animated action-adventure film directed Yu Yang.

  • Animal World
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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.

  • When the hapless Sing (Stephen Chow) and his dim-witted pal, Bone (Feng Xiaogang), try to scam the residents of Pig Sty Alley into thinking they're members of the dreaded Axe Gang, the real gangsters ...more
  • The Great Magician is a 2011 Chinese-language action fantasy film directed by Derek Yee and starring Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Lau Ching-wan and Zhou Xun.
  • A Sun
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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.

  • Ip Man is a 2008 Hong Kong semi biographical martial arts film very loosely based on the life of Yip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun and master of Bruce Lee. The film focuses on ...more
  • Us and Them
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    Us and Them

    Us and Them is a Chinese romantic drama film directed by Rene Liu.

  • Painted Faces, is a Hong Kong film directed by Alex Law. The movie was first released in 1988. The language spoken in this movie is Cantonese. The Chinese title refers to the Seven Little Fortunes - ...more
  • Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings is a 2018 Chinese action-adventure fantasy mystery film directed by Tsui Hark, and the third film in the series. Detective Dee (Mark Chao) is forced to defend ...more
  • Accident, originally titled Assassins, is a 2009 Hong Kong action thriller directed by Soi Cheang, produced by Johnnie To and starring Louis Koo, and Richie Jen. Accident competed at the 66th Venice ...more
  • The Flying Guillotine is an action and drama film directed by Meng Hua Ho. An assassin, trained in the use of a throwing weapon that can behead its victims from a distance, questions the morality of ...more
  • Helios
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    Helios is an upcoming Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Longman Leung and Sunny Luk and starring an international ensemble cast from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and South Korea. Helio is lead ...more
  • Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield is a 2017 Chinese wuxia film directed by Lu Yang. Set in the Ming Dynasty, the story follows imperial guard Shen Lian (Chang Chen), as he searches ...more
  • Ji Gong is a 1993 Hong Kong comedy film directed by Johnny To, and starring Stephen Chow as the "Mad Monk" Ji Gong, a popular Chinese folklore figure from the Southern Song Dynasty. The film follows ...more
  • After he's framed for treason, a legendary royal guard (Donnie Yen) joins forces with a gang of outlaws to save an empire.
  • Shadow is a 2018 Chinese period film directed by Zhang Yimou. In a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king (Zheng Kai), a military commander (Deng Chao) has a secret weapon: a “shadow,” a ...more
  • In this film inspired by a true story, Wing Chun martial arts master Ip Man (Donnie Yen) and his family are moving from Foshan, China, to Hong Kong, where Ip aspires to create a school so that he may ...more
  • A Beautiful Life is a 2011 romance film directed by Andrew Lau. Its cast includes Shu Qi, Liu Ye, Tian Liang, Feng Danying, Sa Rina, Zhang Songwen Gao Tian, and Anthony Wong.
  • The Wandering Earth is a 2019 Chinese science fiction film directed by Frant Gwo, based on the novella of the same name by Locus Award and Hugo Award-winning author Liu Cixin. As the sun is dying ...more
  • A dying master sends his last student to check up on five former pupils, who each know a special style of kung fu.
  • The Guardian Brothers
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    The Guardian Brothers

    The Guardian Brothers (also known as Xiao men shen) is a 2016 Chinese animated family comedy film directed by Gary Wang and Paulette Victor-Lifton.

  • Ten Years
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    Ten Years

    Ten Years (also known as Sap nin) is a 2015 Chinese anthology film directed by Kwok Zune, Wong Fei-pang, Jevons Au, Chow Kwun-Wai, and Ng Ka-leung.

  • Connected is a 2008 Hong Kong action film written, produced and directed by Benny Chan, and starring Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Nick Cheung and Liu Ye It is a remake of the 2004 American film Cellular. ...more
  • Blind Detective is a 2013 Hong Kong-Chinese romantic comedy and crime thriller film directed by Johnnie To and starring Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng. The film was shown as part of the Shanghai ...more
  • "Since 2007, the Hong Kong Health Authority has implemented an anti-smoking law that bans smoking in all indoor areas. This pushes office smokers to take their cigarette breaks in the street. Smokers ...more