The Chinese Cinema

A ranked list of the Hong Kong and Chinese-language movies I've seen since November of 2013. This began as an open-ended project about Johnnie To and his contemporaries and influences and has since digressed beyond all recognition.

There's an Index of Reviews and other stuff over at The End of Cinema.

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  • Chungking Express

    1

  • A Touch of Zen

    2

  • Millennium Mambo

    3

  • Running on Karma

    4

  • Shanghai Blues

    5

  • The Killer

    6

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    7

  • Peking Opera Blues

    8

  • Once Upon a Time in China

    9

  • The Assassin

    10

  • A Better Tomorrow

    11

  • Comrades: Almost a Love Story

    12

  • Legend of the Mountain

    13

  • Mahjong

    14

  • School on Fire

    15

  • Dragon Inn

    16

  • Bullet in the Head

    17

  • The Love Eterne

    18

  • A Time to Live, a Time to Die

    19

  • Dirty Ho

    20

  • Hard Boiled

    21

  • Iron Monkey

    22

  • Flowers of Shanghai

    23

  • City on Fire

    24

  • Ashes of Time

    25

  • The Midnight After

    26

  • The Contract

    27

  • The Blade

    28

  • Center Stage

    29

  • Kung Fu Hustle

    30

  • Once Upon a Time in China II

    31

  • Good Men, Good Women

    32

  • Yi Yi

    33

  • Viva Erotica

    34

  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2

    35

  • Red Cliff

    36

  • The Fate of Lee Khan

    37

  • A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon

    38

  • Love in the Time of Twilight

    39

  • The Heroic Ones

    40

  • The Terrorizers

    41

  • Eight Diagram Pole Fighter

    42

  • Oxhide

    43

  • The Victim

    44

  • Three Times

    45

  • Let the Bullets Fly

    46

  • Time and Tide

    47

  • Golden Chicken

    48

  • Blind Detective

    49

  • Love in a Puff

    50

  • Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons

    51

  • Raining in the Mountain

    52

  • Drug War

    53

  • Mountains May Depart

    54

  • Shaolin Soccer

    55

  • Devils on the Doorstep

    56

  • My Young Auntie

    57

  • Turn Left, Turn Right

    58

  • Painted Faces

    59

  • Kaili Blues

    60

  • Chinese Odyssey 2002

    61

  • SPL 2: A Time for Consequences

    62

  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart

    63

  • Magnificent Warriors

    64

  • All About Ah-Long

    65

  • Accident

    66

  • Yes, Madam

    67

  • Dragon

    68

  • Come Drink with Me

    69

  • In the Line of Duty 4

    70

  • Tricky Brains

    71

  • The Dream Of The Red Chamber

    72

  • Ninja in the Dragon's Den

    73

  • An Autumn's Tale

    74

  • Isabella

    75

  • The Enchanting Shadow

    76

  • King of Comedy

    77

  • The Sun Also Rises

    78

  • The Shopaholics

    79

  • Eight Taels of Gold

    80

  • He Ain't Heavy, He's My Father

    81

  • The Mermaid

    82

  • The East Is Red

    83

  • The Way of the Dragon

    84

  • God of Gamblers

    85

  • Song of the Exile

    86

  • Li Wen at East Lake

    87

  • The Crossing

    88

  • Dust in the Wind

    89

  • The Hedonists

    90

  • Boys Are Easy

    91

  • Last Hurrah for Chivalry

    92

  • Heroes of the East

    93

  • Royal Warriors

    94

  • A Fishy Story

    95

  • Ip Man: The Final Fight

    96

  • Perhaps Love

    97

  • The Taking of Tiger Mountain

    98

  • Windtalkers

    99

  • The Goddess

    100