Popular Asian Movies
No. 1. Princess Sakura: Forbidden Pleasures
Romaji: Sakura Hime
Director: Hajime Hashimoto
Writer: Masahiro Yoshimoto, Hajime Hashimoto
Starring: Kyoko Hinami, Munetaka Aoki, Yuma Asami
Plot: One evening, Princess Sakura (Kyoko Hinami) is attacked by a man. At that time, the Princess could not see his face. and only sees a tattoo on his body. Because of that special night, Princess Sakura falls in love with the man. In order to find the mysterious man she gives up everything and gets the same identical tattoo. Princess Sakura decides to work as a prostitute in order to find this man.
No. 2. Xiao Shi Dai (aka Tiny Times)
Directed by writer Guo Jing Ming, who is one of the most popular writers in China today. The story is a keen observation of today’s social structure and culture in China, told through the lives of four college co-eds and young professionals with different values.
No. 3. The Puppet (aka Marionette)
Ji-Hoon (Lee Jong-Su) is a psychiatrist, who does not believe in love. One day, his friend’s lover Hyun-Jin (Koo Ji-Sung) comes to see him. She is suffering from hallucinations. Ji-Hoon decides to use hypnosis to find out the root cause of her hallucinations. Ji-Hoon is able to learn of Hyun-Jin’s horrifying past through hypnosis, while Hyun-Jin is able to get better. Meanwhile, Ji-Hoon begins to fall for her charms. Ji-Hoon breaks professional protocol and hypnotizes her to come to him every Sunday at 3 o’clock.
No. 4. GOGO Ikemen 5
Five pretty boys are constantly surrounded by female high school students. The guys get tired of girls who only care about their appearance, so they give up on finding true love. One day the boys meet Kanna, who is pure and natural. Since that moment, they all fall in love with Kanna.
No. 5. Mr. Go
15-year-old Weiwei (Jiao Xu) is left all alone with her gorilla Ling Ling after her grandfather passes away in China. Her grandfather ran a circus troupe. Thanks to her grandfather’s love for baseball, the gorilla Ling Ling was trained to play baseball and has developed remarkable hitting skills. A baseball agent from South Korea named Sung Choong-Soo (Sung Dong-Il) hears of the remarkable gorilla Ling Ling. He signs Ling Ling to play in the professional South Korean baseball league. Dreaming of success, Weiwei and Ling Ling go to South Korea. Ling Ling quickly becomes a superstar in the baseball league. Meanwhile, a rival baseball team scouts a gorilla named Rating.
No. 6. Cold Eyes (aka Stakeout)
Detective Hwang (Sol Kyung-Gu) leads a specialized surveillance team in the police department. Yoon-Joo (Han Hyo-Joo) takes a test to join the team. She’s tested on her observation skills and memorization. She passes her test and becomes the newest member of the surveillance team. So what lies ahead of her?
No. 7. Man of Tai Chi
Man of Tai Chi is a 2013 Chinese-American martial arts film directed by and starring Keanu Reeves. Main plot: A young martial artist’s unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club.
No. 8. The Flower of Shanidar
A strange phenomenon takes place. A beautiful flower blooms on a selected woman’s body and that flower is called the “Shanidar”. When the Shanidar is in full bloom, the flower produces a substance which is then sold at a high cost to develop new drugs. Kenji Otaki (Gou Ayano) works as a researcher at the facility where the Shanidar is grown.
No. 9. Blind Detective
A cop is forced into early retirement due to retinal damage. But after witnessing a bank robbery along with a female inspector, who believes he has acute senses, they team up in hope to solve the case.
No. 10. Doctor
A plastic surgeon performs strange body experiments on his victims. One day a woman visits the plastic surgeon to seek out the perfect body. Through the surgery the woman does receive the perfect body but also must now live out two separate lives…