Weddings feature a range of emotions, including joy, sorrow, and family dynamics, making them a perfect topic for movies.
Here are our top 10 Chinese movies based on marriage-
1. The Last Woman Standing, 2015
Released on 6 November, 2015 and directed by Luo Luo.
The Last Woman Standing is a love drama starring Shu Qi and Eddie Pengon the lead and is based on the same-named book. It is a tale of a prosperous businesswoman who has long yearned for love and has now gained it.
2. So I Married an Anti-fan, 2016
Released on 30 June, 2016 and directed by Jae-young Kim.
Korean Hallyu celebrity Hoo Joon is based in Shanghai, China. A magazine hires Fang Miao Miao as a freelancer for entertainment. By coincidence, Miao Miao sees Hoo Joon chatting with fellow Hallyu star Ai Lin in a club and takes pictures of the two people appearing to be in a romantic relationship whose publication would harm both Hoo Joon and Ai Lin’s reputations because Ai Lin is dating Gao Xiang, a third celebrity who is both Hoo Joon’s friend and coworker. When Hoo Joon discovers Miao Miao in the act, he seizes and destroys her mobile. Hoo Joon’s manager attempts to quiet Miao Miao, who has been hired as a spokesperson, performer, and personality by a Chinese corporation, by attacking her reputation and her public character and gets fired.
3. Raise the Red Lantern, 1991
It was released on 10 September, 1991 and directed by Yi-Mou Zhang.
Young Songlian (Gong Li), whose family has just experienced the devastating loss of their father, becomes the third wife of affluent Master Chen (Ma Jingwu). She quickly learns that she and his otherfellow wives, Zhuoyan (Cao Cuifeng) and Meishan (He Caifei), are competing with one another for the master’s affection behind the rich luxury of life.Jealousy, rage and the disclosure of one another’s most sinister secrets are unavoidable results of the situation.
4. All’s Well, Ends Well (1992)
Released in Hong Kong on 25 January, 1992 and directed by Clifton Ko.
To get parental approval for their relationships, three brothers who live with their father make up stories and pull harmless pranks.
5. A Wedding Invitation, 2013
The movie was released on 12 April, 2013 in China and directed by Oh Gi-Hwan.
Being unmarried even after five years of their relationship,,QiaoQiao and Li Xing decides to sign a contract to end their relationship and get married. When QiaoQiao receives an invitation to Li Xing’s wedding, she makes up her mind to win him back.
6. In the Mood for Love, 2000
The film was released on 20 May,2000 and directed by Wong Kar-wai.
Journalist Chow Mo-wan, played by Tony Leung Chiu Wai, and his wife move into an apartment in Hong Kong in 1962.ButChow’s wife is frequently abroad on work. Soon after, the lonely Chow meets the seductive Su Li-Zhen, who likewise appears to be working. The two friends start to fall in love with one another as they learn that their current partners are cheating on them, but neither decides to go to the level of their respective dishonest partners.
7. The Wedding Banquet, 1993
Released on 4 August, 1993.Directed by Ang Lee.
Wai-Tung (Winston Chao) and his boyfriend Mitchell Lichtenstein lead a happy life.. Wai-Tung, who has kept his sexuality a secret from his Taiwanese parents, chooses to wed Wei-Wei (May Chin), a struggling artist seeking asylum in the United States just to fulfill their yearning for a traditional Chinese union. However, when Wai-parents Tung organizes a spectacular wedding supper, the straightforward arrangement degenerates into a costly disaster.
8. My Best Friend’s Wedding, 2016
The movie was released on 5 August, 2016.
Growing up, Lin Ran and Gu Jia became best friends. Gu Jia, however, realizes that she is in love with Lin Ran and makes a promise to gain his love for herself when he informs her about his engagement.
9. You Are the Apple of My Eye, 2011
This Gidden Ko directed movie was released on 19 August, 2011 in Taiwan The director is also the author of the semi-autobiographical novel on which the movie is based. In the movie, Ko Chen-Tung plays the character of a naughty student and joker KoChing-Teng, who goes on to become a writer. Shen Chia-Yi, played by Michelle Chen, is a popular boy in her class and an honored student.
10. The Third Way of Love, 2015
The movie, directed by John. H. Lee, was released on 25 September, 2015.
An intelligent, brave and attractive lawyer Zhou Yu meets the CEO of a corporation Lin Qi Zheng through her sister, who attempts suicide as a result of her platonic love for Lin Qi Zheng. Zhou Yu gets upset as he finds out that Qi Zheng is a wonderful guy and that he has no connection to her sister at all. They become friends and quickly fall in love, but Zhou Yu’s sister isn’t the only obstacle in their way.