film The Best Movies Directed by Zhang Yimou  

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List of all movies directed by Zhang Yimou ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Zhang Yimou are listed here and include movie posters and Zhang Yimou movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Zhang Yimou as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Zhang Yimou movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Zhang Yimou film is can be factored into this list.

From Zhang Yimou's studio films to Zhang Yimou's independent films, this Zhang Yimou filmography keeps tabs on all Zhang Yimou movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

The list you're viewing is made up of movies like Hero and House of Flying Daggers.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Zhang Yimou direct?” or “who is Zhang Yimou?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Zhang Yimou?” and “what's a good selection of good Zhang Yimou movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Zhang Yimou films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Zhang Yimou works.

All Zhang Yimou director credits are included. This list of every movie that Zhang Yimou has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Zhang Yimou movie is and which actors starred in the Zhang Yimou film.

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Who has Zhang Yimou worked with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Christian Bale, Liam Neeson, and Alan Rickman.

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Hero Zhang Ziyi, Jet Li, Maggie Cheung

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Raise the Red Lantern Gong Li, He Saifei, Baotian Li

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House of Flying Daggers Zhang Ziyi, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro

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To Live Gong Li, Ge You, Jiang Wu

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The Story of Qiu Ju Gong Li, Liu Peiqi, Huiqin Yang

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The Road Home Zhang Ziyi, Sun Honglei, Hao Zheng

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Ju Dou Gong Li, Wei Li, Xingli Niu

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Red Sorghum Gong Li, Zhang Yimou, Jiang Wen

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Not One Less Wei Minzhi, Zhang Huike, Fanfan Li

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Curse of the Golden Flower Gong Li, Chow Yun-Fat, Jay Chou

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The Flowers of War Christian Bale, Paul Schneider, Yuan Nie

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Under the Hawthorn Tree Shawn Dou, Cheng Taisheng, Li Xuejian

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Shanghai Triad Gong Li, Fu Biao, Li Xuejian

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Happy Times Zhao Benshan, Sun Honglei, Fu Biao

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Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles Ken Takakura, Kiichi Nakai, Shinobu Terajima

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To Each His Own Cinema Josh Brolin, Lars von Trier, Golshifteh Farahani

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A Woman, A Gun And A Noodle Shop Zhao Benshan, Sun Honglei, Yan Ni

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The Bright Red Lanterns Hung High Qingfeng Li Jun, Zhu Yan, Wang Qimin

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Keep Cool Zhang Yimou, Jiang Wen, Ge You

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The First Emperor Plácido Domingo, Elizabeth Futral, Paul Groves

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Lumière and Company Alan Rickman, Max von Sydow, Lena Olin

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Codename Cougar Gong Li, Wang Xueqi, Ge You