Article: Top 10 Chinese Movies That Are Cinematic Masterpieces 

We all know that Chinese cinema always delivers when it comes to record-breaking movies. Remind you when it comes to filmmaking: Chinese cinema has produced some brilliant works that have reached audiences worldwide. All the movie buffs have Eagle eyes and are always searching for something fresh to watch, films that remind them that cinema is an emotion. If you are one of the movie geeks, this article might be the right place. Below in the article are listed movies that are considered Chinese cinematic masterpieces. However, there are a myriad of Chinese movies, but those can't be included in a single article, so we have chosen the top 10 movies you can watch. Let's get started.

1. In The Mood For Love 

First on the list, we have this eye-pleasing movie, that is a must-watch. In The Mood For Love is directed by Wong Kar-Wai, and is one of the most loved movies worldwide. This movie is a must-watch for all the die-hard fans of Chinese cinema. This movie is about two people, who find comfort in each other’s company and get closer as they spend more time together. This is a beautiful movie indeed.

2. Kung Fu Hustle 

Kung Fu Hustle is another cinematic masterpiece on the list. The movie is goofy, and there are some hilarious action scenes that will make you laugh uncontrollably. Stephen Chow is the director who has played the lead role in the movie himself. This is a perfect movie for all the martial arts lovers.

3. Spring Fever

Spring Fever is an interesting movie to watch. The plot of the movie is engaging. The movie revolves around three individuals who spend each night in a drunken state while they deal with their romantic feelings and confront their romantic desires. Ye Lou is the director of the movie. This is a brilliant movie and is worth watching.

4. The Grandmaster

This is another movie that you must add to your watch list. The story is about Ip Man, who lives a quiet life. However, his peaceful life is in danger as the powerful martial arts masters summon him to fight a dangerous martial arts grandmaster, Gong Yutian. This is a brilliant movie by Wong Kar-Wai.

5. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

This movie is another classic of Chinese cinema. The story is interesting, it is about two women and their lives as a warrior and as a royal lady. One day, Fate brings them together and they undertake a journey to find a valuable sword. The movie is the best for action and fantasy lovers. You will enjoy a bit of romance and drama as well. This movie is a must-watch.

6. Chungking Express

This is another brilliant movie by Wong Kar-Wai. It has vibrant cinematography, stunning visuals, and multi-layered characters. This movie is a pure vibe. The story is about a cop and a police officer, one is after a mysterious drug smuggling, and the other one is in love with an eccentric girl. The movie is worth watching.

7. The Farewell 

The Farewell is a sweet and emotional movie. This is a family story where the grandma of the family is terminally ill, but she doesn't know it; only her family members know, and they decide to keep it a secret from her. They throw a grand party for Grandma, as she doesn't have much time to live. A poignant story about family relations, love, and what it means to care for each other. This movie is a must-watch for all the movie buffs.

8. Under The Hawthorn Tree 

This movie will pull your heartstrings. It is a love story of a girl and a boy who fall in love with each other despite there being a cultural evolution in China. Their love blooms regardless of their different backgrounds. However, there are challenges that they must go through to come out on the other side. This is a heart-warming movie that will make you cry and smile at the same time.

9. Coming Home 

Be ready with the box of tissues because this movie is going to make you cry. This is a heartfelt movie. The story is about a husband and wife who are torn apart by the revolution in China. The husband comes back after many years only to find out that his wife has lost her memories; now, you can imagine his pain. He does everything to make her remember him. Get yourself emotionally ready when you watch this movie because your heart will be broken.

10. Better Days 

Last but not least is the movie Better Days. It is one of the most beautiful and touching movies you will see. The story is about a strange boy and a studious girl who gets bullied in school but then meets a boy who protects her. Their unlikely friendship is the heart of the movie, and to watch them go to any extremes just to protect each other is mesmerizing. Watch this movie when you need a good, you will love it.