Asian American

Asian Americans in film are few and far between, and I wanted to make a list highlighting films that star Asian American characters played by actual Asian Americans.

For the purposes of this list, I am only including feature length narrative films.

Asian American Documentaries | Asian American Directors

  • To All the Boys: Always and Forever
  • All My Life
  • Over the Moon
  • Mighty Oak
  • The Lovebirds
  • The Half of It
  • Tigertail
  • To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
  • Minari
  • Save Yourselves!
  • Thunderbolt In Mine Eye
  • Coming Home Again
  • Hustlers
  • Secret Obsession
  • Always Be My Maybe
  • Yellow Rose
  • In a New York Minute
  • Lucky Grandma
  • Stuber
  • Go Back to China
  • Driveways
  • Empty By Design
  • The Farewell
  • Ms. Purple
  • Late Night
  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Bitter Melon
  • Searching
  • Angry Angel
  • The Jade Pendant
  • Meditation Park
  • The Feels
  • Mayhem
  • Columbus
  • Gook
  • The Big Sick
  • Catfight
  • The Tiger Hunter
  • Miss India America
  • Comfort
  • Spa Night
  • Advantageous
  • Everything Before Us
  • Front Cover
  • Ktown Cowboys
  • Female Pervert
  • Eat With Me
  • Big Hero 6
  • A Leading Man
  • She Lights Up Well
  • Awesome Asian Bad Guys
  • Revenge of the Green Dragons
  • Pretty Rosebud
  • Wedding Palace
  • Nomads
  • The Crumbles
  • Farah Goes Bang
  • Hang Loose
  • Shanghai Calling
  • Seeking Asian Female
  • White Frog
  • In the Family
  • A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
  • 4 Wedding Planners
  • Bang Bang
  • Almost Perfect
  • Marry Me
  • Children of Invention
  • Fruit Fly
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  • Baby
  • A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
  • In Between Days
  • Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board
  • American Pastime
  • West 32nd
  • Rise: Blood Hunter
  • Tie a Yellow Ribbon
  • Ping Pong Playa
  • The Namesake
  • Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior
  • Falling for Grace
  • Americanese
  • Colma: The Musical
  • Bam Bam and Celeste
  • Red Doors
  • The Motel
  • Saving Face
  • Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
  • Close Call
  • Take Out
  • Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity
  • Lilo & Stitch
  • Charlotte Sometimes
  • Better Luck Tomorrow
  • Face
  • West Side Avenue
  • American Desi
  • The Debut