Most Popular Shanghai China Movies and TV Shows
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1. Skyfall (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
Votes: 605,522 | Gross: $304.36M
2. The Meg (2018)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of scientists exploring the Marianas Trench encounter the largest marine predator that has ever existed - the Megalodon.
Votes: 129,302 | Gross: $143.01M
3. Looper (2012)
R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
Votes: 512,983 | Gross: $66.49M
4. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure
In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Votes: 421,161 | Gross: $179.87M
5. Mission: Impossible III (2006)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
IMF Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fiancee in response.
Votes: 315,070 | Gross: $134.03M
6. Mission: Impossible (1996)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.
Votes: 368,782 | Gross: $180.98M
7. Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.
Votes: 96,682 | Gross: $59.87M
8. Armageddon (1998)
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.
Votes: 380,303 | Gross: $201.57M
10. Geostorm (2017)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.
Votes: 85,495 | Gross: $33.70M
11. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Votes: 372,158 | Gross: $402.11M
12. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.
Votes: 120,307 | Gross: $17.11M
13. Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Years after he fought his way out of an inescapable prison, Ray Breslin has organized a new top-notch security force. But when one of his team members goes missing, Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from.
14. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.
Votes: 243,514 | Gross: $131.92M
15. Spy Game (2001)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.
Votes: 138,855 | Gross: $0.03M
16. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
Votes: 115,824 | Gross: $49.55M
17. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.
Votes: 144,851 | Gross: $102.49M
18. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Adventurer Lara Croft goes on a quest to save the mythical Pandora's Box, before an evil scientist finds it, and recruits a former Marine turned mercenary to assist her.
Votes: 125,145 | Gross: $65.66M
19. The Anomaly (2014)
Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An ex-soldier named Ryan Reeve is taken captive by the "Anomaly" organization where he learns that he only has 9:47 minutes/seconds to find out why they want him dead.
20. Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Votes: 74,814 | Gross: $83.35M
21. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Votes: 86,647 | Gross: $8.06M
22. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Votes: 30,900 | Gross: $2.67M
24. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Votes: 24,347 | Gross: $0.01M
26. Crying Freeman (1995)
102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A woman sees an assassin outside San Francisco killing yakuza men and later in Vancouver. She's been told that he leaves no witness. Will she be his next victim or...?
27. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
While investigating the disappearance of a chemist, a detective uncovers a larger conspiracy to unsettle Calcutta.
Votes: 14,831 | Gross: $0.58M
28. The White Countess (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.
Votes: 5,934 | Gross: $1.67M
30. Shanghai (2010)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend.
Votes: 8,877 | Gross: $0.04M
32. Saving Face (2004)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Votes: 9,361 | Gross: $1.19M
33. City of Life and Death (2009)
R | 133 min | Drama, History, War
In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.
Votes: 9,871 | Gross: $0.12M
35. Shanghai Surprise (1986)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Shanghai, 1938: A missionary woman hires a fortune hunter to help her find 1100 lbs. opium lost, as wounded need the morphine. Adventure and romance follows.
Votes: 4,794 | Gross: $2.32M
36. Shanghai Kiss (2007)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An Asian-American actor, living in Los Angeles, is forced to reconsider his roots as well as the possibilities afforded him by his present situation after suddenly inheriting his grandmother's home in Shanghai.
37. Nanking (2007)
R | 88 min | Biography, History, War
Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.
Votes: 3,267 | Gross: $0.16M
40. The Shanghai Gesture (1941)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In Shanghai, dragon-lady 'Mother' Gin Sling operates a gambling house for wealthy patrons but she clashes with influential land developer Sir Guy Charteris who wants to put her out-of-business.
41. Families (2015)
113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jérôme Varenne, a French financier, lives and works in Shanghai with Chen-Li, his life and business partner. One day, during a short stay in Paris, while paying a call to his mother, he is ... See full summary »
42. Kung Fu Dunk (2008)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Sport
Fang Shijie is found as a baby in the garbage and raised at a martial arts academy. With the help of a man, he gets into college and is promoted to the basketball championship as he searches for his real parents.
44. China Cry: A True Story (1990)
PG-13 | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History
Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new ... See full summary »
Votes: 473 | Gross: $4.21M
45. Chung Kuo - Cina (1972)
135 min | Documentary
A documentary on China, concentrating mainly on the faces of the people, filmed in the areas they were allowed to visit. The 220 minute version consists of three parts. The first part, ... See full summary »
48. Lan Yu (2001)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance
A young, gay student has a relationship with an older, successful businessman. The handsome playboy-businessman must choose between his comfortable, yet closeted straight life, or an honest, yet subversive life with the student.
Votes: 2,031 | Gross: $0.12M
49. Too Hot to Handle (1938)
Passed | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazon rainforest.