27 Sep ’10

Top Chinese Movies – September 2010

Popular Chinese Mainland Movies

1. Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (aka D-Project / Di Renjie)

Director: Tsui Hark

Writer: Chen Kuofu

Starring: Andy Lau, Carina Lau, Li Bingbing, Tony Leung

Release Date: 2010-9-29 (Mainland China)

Genre: action, crime, thriller

Plot: When the mysterious deaths of a series of loyal subjects threaten to delay the 690 A.D. inauguration of Empress Wu Zetian, she summons the infamous Detective Dee back from an exile into which she cast him eight years earlier.

Source: Wikipedia IMDB


2. Reign of Assassins (aka Jianyu / The Swordswoman’s World)

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk’s remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger because a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret.

3. The Love of the Hawthorn Tree (aka Under the Hawthorn Tree / Shan Zha Shu Zhi Lian)

Set during the end of China’s Cultural Revolution in a small village in Yichang City, Hubei Province, a pure love unfolds between beautiful city girl Jing Qiu and handsome young villager Lao San. Even with the divide between their social backgrounds romance blooms between the young couple, but will their love ever become fulfilled?

4. Death Dowry (aka Mi Xiang)

Mi Xiang raises her son alone who is innately deficient. For his future, Mi Xiang decides to marry a rich colliery villager and receive an indemnity after her husband dies from an accident.

5. Hu Wang Gui Lai

8-year-old Wu Xiao Song claims to be the descendant of Wu Song. One day, he arrives in Jing Yang Gang where legend has it that Wu Song once beat a tiger. Xiao Song, who looks so brave and understands the language of animals, plans to take revenge against the tiger which ate his 7-year-old cousin the day before. Can he make it?

6. Yi Zhi Gou De Da Xue Shi Guang

6 freshmen almost got themselves killed because of an accident during military training. However, a Labrador Retriever which was later named Sunny saved them and turned them into close friends. Now in their fourth year in university, when they realize their enthusiasm for the future has gone, they also find out that Sunny is missing.

7. The Legend of Silk Boy

An ambitious little boy stumbles into a magical world filled with fun, adventure, danger and the most amazing and colourful characters. Along his journey, Silk Boy discovers the history of his country and becomes a hero by fighting against the evil Filthington The Fourth who will stop at nothing to obtain all the riches of the world – especially the control of the rarest silk on earth made by the beautiful Goddess of Silk.

8. Wo De Lei Ren Nan You

A good-natured young man named Lei Ren looks like the popular celebrity Wei Xiao Long, thus he is temporarily invited to personate Xiao Long. However, Lei Ren is now trapped into a business pitfall. Can he survive the entertainment industry and win over the beautiful girl he likes?

9. Death and Glory in Changde (aka Die Xue Gu Cheng)

Set in 1943 the Second Sino-Japanese War, when the two lovers Wan Qing and Bao Hua are about to get married, the Japanese attacks and Bao Hua decides to join the army. To follow the will of her lover, Wan Qing becomes a battlefield nurse. What will happen to the two and the people in Changde City?

10. China West (aka Xi Yu Chuan Qi)

A vicious sorcerer takes away the treasure of Jinshan Temple, a diamond gem, by force; meanwhile, the spirit and the magic of the gem transfer to a newly born baby of a herdsman in the mountain…

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  1. Reign of Assassins looks interesting.

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