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Cinema of China
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List of Chinese films
1905–1919
1920s
1930s
1940s
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1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s
2010s

This is a list of films produced in mainland China ordered by year of release in the 1990s. For an A-Z listing of Chinese films see Category:Chinese films

Contents

1990

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
The Big Mill Wu Ziniu Tao Zeru Drama
Black Snow Xie Fei Jiang Wen Drama
Bumming in Beijing: The Last Dreamers Wu Wenguang Documentary
Jiao Yulu Wang Jixing Li Xuejian Biographical 1990 Golden Rooster for Best Film
Ju Dou Zhang Yimou,
Yang Fengliang
Gong Li Tragedy First Chinese film nominated for an Academy Award, entered at Cannes
Mama Zhang Yuan Qin Yan Drama Zhang Yuan's directorial debut

1991

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Comic Star Liu Guoquan Ge You Drama
Girl of the Times Liu Guoquan Ge You,
Ding Yi
Drama
Good Morning, Beijing Zhang Nuanxing Drama
Li Lianying: The Imperial Eunuch Tian Zhuangzhuang Jiang Wen,
Liu Xiaoqing
Biographical
Life on a String Chen Kaige Drama Entered into the 1991 Cannes Film Festival
Raise the Red Lantern Zhang Yimou Gong Li Tragedy
The Spring Festival Huang Jianzhong Li Baotian,
Ge You
Drama
Steel Meets Fire He Qun,
Jiang Hao
Ge You War
The Swordsman in Double Flag Town He Ping Action
Unexpected Passion Xia Gang Lu Liping,
Fan Yuan
Drama

1992

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Bell of Purity Temple Xie Jin Pu Cunxin,
Komaki Kurihara
Drama
Bloody Morning Li Shaohong Drama
Divorce Wars Chen Guoxing Ge You,
Ma Xiaoqing
Drama
Family Portrait Li Shaohong Drama
God of the Mountains Huang Jianzhong Ge Lili,
Wang Fuli,
Shen Junyi
Drama
A Lady Left Behind Hu Xueyang Drama
Mountains of the Sun Wu Ziniu Drama
Once Conned He Qun,
Liu Baolin
Ge You Comedy
Ripples Across Stagnant Water Ling Zifeng Xu Qing Romantic Drama
San Mao Joins the Army Zhang Jianya Comedy
The Story of Qiu Ju Zhang Yimou Gong Li Comedy/Drama Golden Lion winner of 1992
The Vanished Woman He Qun,
Liu Baolin
Ge You Drama
Zhou Enlai Ding Yinnan Chen Huiliang Biographical

1993

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
After Separation Xia Gang Ge You,
Xu Fan
Romance
Beijing Bastards Zhang Yuan Cui Jin Drama
Blood Shedding Over the Yellow Desert Liu Guoquan Hao Yan,
Jiang Gengchen,
Lijing Zhou
Wuxia
The Blue Kite Tian Zhuangzhuang Lü Liping Drama Grand Prix winner at the 1993 Tokyo International Film Festival
Chatterbox Liu Miaomiao Li Lei Drama
The Days Wang Xiaoshuai Liu Shaodong,
Yu Hong
Drama Wang Xiaoshuai's directorial debut
Far Far Place Teng Wenji Drama
Farewell My Concubine Chen Kaige Gong Li,
Zhang Fengyi,
Leslie Cheung
Drama Palme d'Or winner at Cannes
For Fun Ning Ying Comedy/Drama
Mr. Wang: Flames of Desire Zhang Jianya Comedy
No More Applause Xia Gang Gai Xiaoling Drama
An Old Man and his Dog Xie Jin Drama
Red Beads He Jianjun
Stand Straight, Don't Bend Over Huang Jianxin Gong Feng,
Da Shichang
Comedy
Sub Husband Chen Guoxing Drama
Sword Brothers Liu Guoquan Zhou Lijing Action/Drama
Temporary Dad Chen Guoxing Chen Peisi Drama
The Trail Zhou Xiaowen Jiang Wen Action/Drama
A Woman from North Shaanxi Yang Fengliang Jia Hongsheng
Luo Yan
Drama

1994

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Back to Back, Face to Face Huang Jianxin
Black Mountain Zhou Xiaowen Ailiya Romance/War
Blush Li Shaohong He Saifei,
Wang Ji
Drama Silver Bear at the 1995 Berlin International Film Festival
Born Coward Yan Xiaozhui Ge You Crime
Country Teachers He Qun Li Baotian,
Wang Xueqi
Drama 1994 Golden Rooster for Best Picture
Cradle on Wheels Mi Jiashan Wang Xueqi Drama
Dirt Guan Hu Kong Lin Drama
Drowning Hu Xueyang Hu Xueyang Drama Also known as Neglected Youth
Ermo Zhou Xiaowen Ailiya Drama/Comedy
Family Scandal Liu Miaomiao,
Cui Xiaoqin
Li Wannian,
Wang Zhiwen
Drama
Fools in Love Chen Guoxing Comedy
Gone Forever with My Love Feng Xiaogang Guo Tao,
Xu Fan
Drama
In the Heat of the Sun Jiang Wen Xia Yu,
Ning Jing
Drama
Narrow Escape Zhang Jianya Drama
Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker He Ping Ning Jing Drama
A Soul Haunted by Painting Huang Shuqin Gong Li Biographical
Sparkling Fox Wu Ziniu
The Square Zhang Yuan Documentary
Story of Yunnan Zhang Nuanxing
To Live Zhang Yimou Gong Li,
Ge You
Drama Won three awards at Cannes
Woman Sesame Oil Maker Xie Fei Siqin Gaowa Drama Golden Bear winner of 1994
The Wooden Man's Bride Huang Jianxin Wang Lan,
Chang Shih
Romantic drama First Mainland film to be financed entirely by Taiwanese backers

1995

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
The Conqueror Teng Wenji Drama
Don't Cry, Nanking Wu Ziniu Rene Liu War/Drama
Goldfish Wu Di Drama Dragons and Tigers Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival
A Mongolian Tale Xie Fei Tengger,
Naranhua
Drama
On the Beat Ning Ying Li Zhanhe Comedy/Drama
Postman He Jianjun Feng Yuanzheng Drama
Red Cherry Ye Daying Guo Keyu,
Xu Xiaoling
War/Drama 1996 Golden Rooster for Best Picture
Shanghai Triad Zhang Yimou Gong Li,
Li Baotian
Historical/Drama/Triad Won the Technical Grand Prize at Cannes
Surveillance Huang Jianxin,
Yang Yazhou
Gong Feng,
Ten Rujun
Comedy
Weekend Lover Lou Ye Jia Hongsheng,
Wang Xiaoshuai
Drama Lou Ye's directorial debut
The Winner Huo Jianqi Ning Jing,
Shao Bing,
Geng Le
Sports
Xiao Shan Going Home Jia Zhangke Wang Hongwei Short/Drama
Yesterday's Wine Xia Gang Drama

1996

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Behind the Wall of Shame Xie Jin Zhao Wei Drama Also known as Penitentiary Angel
Cello in a Cab Guan Hu Geng Le,
Kong Lin
Drama Also known as The Street Rhapsody
East Palace, West Palace Zhang Yuan Hu Jun,
Si Han
Drama One of the first Chinese films to address LGBT issues, screened at Cannes
The Emperor's Shadow Zhou Xiaowen Ge You,
Jiang Wen
Historical/Drama
Farewell Our 1948 Guan Hu Drama
The King of Masks Wu Tianming Zhu Xu Drama
Living Dream Hu Xueyang Drama
Rain Clouds over Wushan Zhang Ming Drama Also known as In Expectation
Signal Left, Turn Right Huang Jianxin,
Yang Yazhou
Ding Jiali Comedy
The Singer Huo Jianqi
Sons Zhang Yuan Docudrama Tiger Award winner at the 1996 International Film Festival Rotterdam
A Story of Xiangxiang Teng Wenji Drama
The Strangers in Beijing He Qun Drama
Sun Valley He Ping Zhang Fengyi Drama/Western
Temptress Moon Chen Kaige Gong Li, Leslie Cheung Historical/Drama/Romance Entered into the 1996 Cannes Film Festival

1997

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Chinese Box Wayne Wang Gong Li, Jeremy Irons, Maggie Cheung, Rubén Blades Drama
Colors of the Blind Chen Guoxing Tao Hong Drama
Concerto of Life Xia Gang Drama
Dragon Town Story Yang Fengliang Wu Chien-lien Revenge drama
Dream Factory Feng Xiaogang Ge You,
Feng Xiaogang
Comedy
Fitness Tour Liu Guoquan Comedy
Frozen Wang Xiaoshuai Jia Hongsheng Drama Wang made this film under the name "Wu Ming" or "no name"
Keep Cool Zhang Yimou Jiang Wen,
Li Baotian
Black comedy
Live in Peace Hu Bingliu Pan Yu Drama 1998 Golden Rooster for Best Picture
Maiden Work Wang Guangli Ye You,
Lou Ming
Drama
The Making of Steel Lu Xuechang Tian Zhuangzhuang,
Li Liping
Drama
The Opium War Xie Jin War/Historical 1997 Golden Rooster for Best Picture
Out of Phoenix Bridge Li Hong Documentary
Red River Valley Feng Xiaoning Ning Jing Historical
Spicy Love Soup Zhang Yang Gao Yuanyuan Romantic drama Zhang Yang's directorial debut
Xiao Wu Jia Zhangke Wang Hongwei Drama Jia Zhangke's directorial debut

1998

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Be There or Be Square Feng Xiaogang Ge You,
Xu Fan
Romatic comedy
Genghis Khan Fu Sai,
Mai Lisi
Historical/Biographical
Icespeed Hu Xueyang Drama/Sports
Mr. Zhao Lü Yue Shi Jingming Drama Golden Leopard winner at the 1999 Locarno Film Festival
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai Peng Xiaolian Drama
Restless Jule Gilfillan Catherine Kellner,
Josh Lucas,
David Wu,
Geng Le
Romance Chinese-American co-production
Rhapsody of Spring Teng Wenji Drama
So Close to Paradise Wang Xiaoshuai Drama Also known as Ruan's Song and screened at Cannes
Steal Happiness Yang Yazhou Feng Gong Comedy Also known as A Tree or A Tree in the House
Sun Bird Wang Xueqi,
Yang Lipin
Wang Xueqi,
Yang Liping
Drama
A Time to Remember Ye Daying Todd Babcock
Leslie Cheung
Mei Ting
Romantic drama

1999

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
A Beautiful New World Shi Runjiu Jiang Wu Comedy
Crash Landing Zhang Jianya You Yong,
Xu Fan,
Shao Bing
Action/Thriller
Crazy English Zhang Yuan Li Yang Documentary Film about Li Yang, the founder of Crazy English
The Emperor and the Assassin Chen Kaige Gong Li Historical Entered into the 1999 Cannes Film Festival
The House Wang Xiaoshuai You Yong Comedy
Lotus Lantern Guang Xi Chang Jiang Wen,
Ning Jing
Family/Animation
Lover's Grief over the Yellow River Feng Xiaoning Ning Jing War/Romance Also known as The Legend of the Yellow River or Grief Over the Yellow River
Lunar Eclipse Wang Quan'an Yu Nan Romantic drama Wang Quan'an's directorial debut
Men and Women Liu Bingjian Yu Bo,
Yang Qing
Comedy
My 1919 Huang Jianzhong Chen Daoming Historical
National Anthem Wu Ziniu Chen Kun Historical
Not One Less Zhang Yimou Wei Minzhi Drama Golden Lion winner of 1999
Postmen in the Mountains Huo Jianqi Liu Ye
Teng Rujun
Drama 1999 Golden Rooster for Best Picture
The Road Home Zhang Yimou Zhang Ziyi Romance Co-winner of the 2000 Golden Rooster for Best Picture
Roaring Across the Horizon Chen Guoxing Drama Co-winner of the 2000 Golden Rooster for Best Picture
Scenery He Jianjun Drama
Seventeen Years Zhang Yuan Li Bingbing Drama
Shower Zhang Yang Zhu Xu,
Pu Cunxin,
Jiang Wu
Comedy Fipresci Prize winner at the 2000 Toronto Film Festival
Something About Secret Huang Jianxin Wang Zhiwen,
Jiang Shan
Drama
Sorry Baby Feng Xiaogang Fu Biao,
Ge You
Comedy

See also

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