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The Best Zhou Xun Movies

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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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  • The Message is a 2009 film directed by Kuo-fu Chen and Qunshu Gao.
  • Perhaps Love is a 2005 film directed by Peter Chan, written by Oi Wah Lam and Raymond To, and choreographed by Farah Khan. It is funded by Astro Shaw and TVB, and is distributed by Celestial Pictures.
  • Painted Skin is a 2008 supernatural-fantasy film directed by Gordon Chan, starring Donnie Yen, Chen Kun, Zhou Xun, Zhao Wei, Betty Sun and Qi Yuwu. Although the film is based partly on a supernatural ...more
  • Painted Skin: The Resurrection is a 2012 Chinese fantasy action film directed by Wu Ershan, starring Chen Kun, Zhao Wei, Zhou Xun, Yang Mi, Feng Shaofeng, Kris Phillips and Chen Tingjia. The film ...more
  • In the early 1970s, teenage friends Ma Jianling (Ye Liu) and Luo Min (Chen Kun) are forced to move to a remote mountain village for re-education during China's Cultural Revolution. Luo falls in love ...more
  • Along a polluted waterway near Shanghai, Mardar (Jia Hongsheng) rides his motorcycle each day, transporting Moudan (Zhou Xun), the teenage daughter of a local criminal. Despite his secret love for ...more
  • Actors (Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent) take on multiple roles in an epic that spans five centuries. An attorney harbors a fleeing slave on a voyage from the Pacific Islands in 1849; a poor ...more
  • Ming Ming is a 2006 Hong Kong film directed by Susie Au and starring Zhou Xun, Daniel Wu, Tony Yang and Jeff Chang. A debut feature-length film by Au, an experienced music video director, Ming Ming ...more
  • Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is a 2011 wuxia film directed by Tsui Hark and starring Jet Li, Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Li Yuchun, Gwei Lun-mei, Louis Fan and Mavis Fan. The film is a remake of Dragon Gate ...more
  • The Silent War is a 2012 Chinese-Hong Kong thriller film directed by Alan Mak and Felix Chong. The film won Best Cinematography at the 32nd Hong Kong Film Award.
  • The Banquet, released on DVD in the United States as Legend of the Black Scorpion, is a 2006 Chinese wuxia drama film. The film was directed by Feng Xiaogang and stars Zhang Ziyi, Ge You, Daniel Wu ...more
  • Beijing Bicycle is a 2001 Chinese drama film by Sixth Generation Chinese director Wang Xiaoshuai, with joint investment from the Taiwanese Arc Light Films and the French Pyramide Productions. The ...more
  • The Equation of Love and Death is a 2008 Chinese dramatic film written and directed by Cao Baoping and starring Zhou Xun. The film is a Chinese and Hong Kong co-production. It is Cao's second solo ...more
  • Set in the 20th Century BC, "The Emperor and the Assasin" tells the story of Ying Zheng, a power-hungry heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Qin, whose only goal is to conquer the other six kingdoms ...more
  • A young girl is taken to live with her aunt and grandmother in Beijing. As an adolescent, Yanni is withdrawn and reclusive, believing that she has been abandoned by her parents, and that she has no ...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.
  • Hollywood Hong Kong is a 2001 Hong Kong film directed by Fruit Chan, with screenplay written by Kei To Lam. It is the second instalment of his "prostitution trilogy" which Chan directed from 2000–02. ...more
  • All About Women, originally titled She Ain't Mean and Not All Women Are Bad, is a 2008 Chinese romantic comedy-drama film directed by Tsui Hark. Starring Kitty Zhang, Zhou Xun and Gwei Lun-mei, the ...more
  • A West Lake is a 2005 psychological romantic drama-comedy film directed by Hong Kong directors Yim Ho and Yang Zi, and starring Aloys Chen, Zhou Xun and Yim Ling. Aloys Chen and Zhou Xun had also ...more
  • Confucius is a 2010 Chinese biographical drama film written and directed by Hu Mei, starring Chow Yun-fat as the titular Chinese philosopher. The film was produced by P.H. Yu, Han Sanping, Rachel Liu ...more
  • A wealthy man goes bankrupt and becomes a patriotic hero of the streets.