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The Best Zhou Xun Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 188 votes 33 voters 5.4k views22 items

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List of the best Zhou Xun movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Zhou Xun's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Zhou Xun movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Zhou Xun movies will be at the top of the list. Zhou Xun has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Zhou Xun movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Zhou Xun films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Zhou Xun role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Zhou Xun performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list is made up of many different films, including The Message and The Silent War.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Zhou Xun movies?" and "What are the greatest Zhou Xun roles of all time?"
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    Painted Skin

    Donnie Yen, Zhao Wei
    Painted Skin is a 2008 supernatural-fantasy film directed by Gordon Chan, starring Donnie Yen,...  more
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    The Message

    Li Bingbing, Huang Xiaoming
    The Message is a 2009 film directed by Kuo-fu Chen and Qunshu Gao....  more
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    Perhaps Love

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jin-hee Ji
    Perhaps Love is a 2005 film directed by Peter Chan, written by Oi Wah Lam and Raymond To, and...  more
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    Painted Skin: The Resurrection is a 2012 Chinese fantasy action film directed by Wu Ershan,...  more
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    Ming Ming

    Daniel Wu, Jeff Chang
    Ming Ming is a 2006 Hong Kong film directed by Susie Au and starring Zhou Xun, Daniel Wu, Tony...  more
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    Cloud Atlas

    Halle Berry, Tom Hanks
    Cloud Atlas is a 2012 science fiction film written and directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer...  more

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    Suzhou River

    Zhou Xun, Jia Hongsheng
    Suzhou River is a 2000 film by Lou Ye about a tragic love story set in contemporary Shanghai....  more
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    The Banquet

    Zhang Ziyi, Daniel Wu
    The Banquet, released on DVD in the United States as Legend of the Black Scorpion, is a 2006...  more
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    Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is a 2002 Franco-Chinese romance drama film with...  more
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    Beijing Bicycle

    Gao Yuanyuan, Zhou Xun
    Beijing Bicycle is a 2001 Chinese drama film by Sixth Generation Chinese director Wang...  more
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    The Emperor and the Assassin

    Gong Li, Chen Kaige
    The Emperor and the Assassin, also known as The First Emperor, is a 1998 - 1999 Chinese...  more

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    All About Women

    Zhang Yuqi, Godfrey Gao
    All About Women, originally titled She Ain't Mean and Not All Women Are Bad, is a 2008 Chinese...  more
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    The Equation of Love and Death

    Deng Chao, Zhou Xun
    The Equation of Love and Death is a 2008 Chinese dramatic film written and directed by Cao...  more
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    Confucius

    Chow Yun-Fat, Zhou Xun
    Confucius is a 2010 Chinese biographical drama film written and directed by Hu Mei, starring...  more
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    True Legend

    Michelle Yeoh, David Carradine
    True Legend is a 2010 historical action drama film written by Chi-long To and directed by Yuen...  more
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    Hollywood Hong Kong

    Zhou Xun, You-Nam Wong
    Hollywood Hong Kong is a 2001 Hong Kong film directed by Fruit Chan, with screenplay written...  more
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    A West Lake Moment

    Zhou Xun, Chen Kun
    A West Lake is a 2005 psychological romantic drama-comedy film directed by Hong Kong directors...  more
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    Beauty Remains

    Vivian Wu, Zhou Xun
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    Stolen Life

    Zhou Xun, Yan Ni
    A young girl is taken to live with her aunt and grandmother in Beijing. As an adolescent,...
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    Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

    Jet Li, Chia Hui Liu
    Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is a 2011 wuxia film directed by Tsui Hark and starring Jet Li,...  more

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    The Great Magician

    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Tsui Hark
    The Great Magician is a 2011 Chinese-language action fantasy film directed by Derek Yee and...  more
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    The Silent War

    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Zhou Xun
    The Silent War is a 2012 Chinese-Hong Kong thriller film directed by Alan Mak and Felix...  more