Top 40 Asian Movies 2016by denishorvat | created - 20 Mar 2016 | updated - 25 Feb 2017 | Public
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1. The Throne (2015)
125 min | Drama, History
Set in 18th century Korea, long-ruling King Yeongjo's struggle with his son, Sado, sees the king take extreme measures in order to deal with his heir.
" The Throne "
2. Train to Busan (2016)
Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.
Votes: 115,805 | Gross: $2.13M
Train To Busan
3. The Last Princess (2016)
Not Rated | 127 min | Action, Biography, Drama
"The Last Princess" is both a drama and an action film that is based upon the life of Princess Deok-hye (1912-1989) who was born into Korea's last royal family in 1912 as the youngest and ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,124 | Gross: $0.03M
The Last Princess
4. Flying Colors (2015)
117 min | Drama
Story about a problematic blonde girl, Sayaka who knows nothing about academic but wants to enter one of the prestige university in Japan in just one year?
" Flying Colors "
5. The Beauty Inside (2015)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Romance
A South Korean has a different person's body, changing every morning to a body "borrowed" for a day - man, woman, old, child and sometimes a foreigner. "He" works as furniture designer. He loves a girl. She loves him for the beauty inside.
Votes: 4,289 | Gross: $0.11M
" The Beauty Inside "
6. The Wailing (2016)
Not Rated | 156 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Soon after a stranger arrives in a little village, a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman, drawn into the incident, is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
" The Wailing "
7. I Am a Hero (2015)
TV-MA | 126 min | Action, Horror
One day, after returning from work late in the evening, Hideo witnesses a traffic accident in which a car crashes into a nearby pedestrian, killing the victim instantly. However, despite ... See full summary »
I Am a Hero
8. Tunnel (2016)
TV-14 | 126 min | Action, Drama
A man is on his way home when the poorly constructed tunnel he is driving through collapses, leaving him trapped.
9. The Tiger (2015)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
While the Kingdom of Korea is under occupation by the Japanese, an old and experienced hunter is challenged by the hunt of the last tiger.
" The Great Tiger "
10. Memories of the Sword (2015)
Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Drama, History
While in medieval Korea, a young girl sets out to revenge the betrayal and the death of her mother. But therefore she must face one of the most powerful men and warriors of the Goryo Dynasty.
Votes: 1,567 | Gross: $0.11M
" Memories of the Sword "
11. Veteran (2015)
Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A detective hunts down a young and successful man.
Votes: 4,301 | Gross: $1.20M
" Veteran "
12. Goodbye Mr. Loser (2015)
104 min | Comedy
After attending a wedding of his high school crush Qiuya, Xia Luo (Shen Teng) gets drunk embarrassing himself and angers his wife Ma Dongmei (Ma Li).
Votes: 1,854 | Gross: $1.29M
" Goodbye Mr. Loser "
13. Port of Call (2015)
Unrated | 126 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Human nature begins where truth ends Welcome to the murder without a body
" Port Of Call "
14. Missing You (2016)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A little girl who lost her father to a serial killer 15 years ago awaits for his release, while a suspecting detective follows the killer upon release.
15. The Priests (2015)
103 min | Mystery, Thriller
Two priests have to find out if a young girl was attacked by an evil spirit or human molester in order to save her life.
Votes: 1,390 | Gross: $0.16M
16. Our Little Sister (2015)
PG | 127 min | Drama, Family
A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.
Votes: 10,158 | Gross: $0.46M
" Our little sister "
17. Ip Man 3 (2015)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Biography, Drama
When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over a local school, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.
Votes: 40,018 | Gross: $2.68M
" Ip Man 3 "
18. Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite (2016)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Drama, History
A team of spies is sent into Incheon to gain intelligence on North Korean positions ahead of the invasion by UN forces.
Votes: 4,028 | Gross: $1.02M
19. Coin Locker Girl (2015)
110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A new born girl is placed in a coin operated locker in the subway station. The girl is raised by a mother who is the boss for a loan shark group. Later, when the girl has grown into a teen,... See full summary »
Coin Locker Girl
20. My Love Story!! (2015)
105 min | Comedy, Romance
A pretty young girl and a sweet but plain-looking boy fall in love. Will their relationship prevail?
" My Love Story!! "
21. Inside Men (2015)
TV-MA | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A former political henchman seeks out revenge for being dropped by a ruthless politician while a determined investigator tries to find proof of a connection between the two of them.
22. The Handmaiden (2016)
Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.
Votes: 84,798 | Gross: $2.01M
" The Handmaiden "
23. Lou Lap (2015)
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
A down and out guy called Ping (Derek Tsang) gets a job at a convenience store one night. Ping decides to have some fun to strike back against his new unpleasant employer, Fat Boss (Lam ... See full summary »
" The Robbery "
24. Mr. Six (2015)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Drama
A well respected man residing in what's left of old-Beijing attempts to exonerate his son from his wrongdoings with his own methods and beliefs.
Votes: 2,928 | Gross: $1.42M
" Mr. SIX "
25. A Violent Prosecutor (2016)
Not Rated | 126 min | Crime
After a prosecution lawyer is framed and convicted for murder, he tries to catch the real murderer from jail with the help of a con artist.
A Violent Prosecutor
26. Skiptrace (2016)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.
Votes: 17,506 | Gross: $0.00M
27. I Am Somebody (2015)
134 min | Comedy
A boy living in the country side dreams of becoming a movie star. His passion is so true that he decides to go to the capital of the cinema industry , Hengdian, and give himself a chance. ... See full summary »
28. Huo guo ying xiong (2016)
94 min | Thriller
When a young man and his friends dig a hole to expand their restaurant, they enter a nearby bank vault that is being robbed.
Votes: 1,080 | Gross: $0.78M
Chongqing Hot Pot
29. The Mermaid (2016)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Shan, a mermaid, is sent to assassinate Xuan, a developer who threatens the ecosystem of her race, but ends up falling in love with him instead.
Votes: 7,553 | Gross: $3.23M
30. Chronicles of Evil (2015)
Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Thriller
A decorated detective involved in a taxi driver's death realizes he is caught in a trap and must untangle past mistakes to figure out why he was targeted in the first place.
Chronicles of Evil
31. The Piper (2015)
PG-13 | 119 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Shortly after the Korean war, a father and a son are wandering through the country and make a stop in a remote village, where strange and dangerous happenings occur.
32. Miss Granny (2015)
PG-13 | 131 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
A 70-year old woman living unhappily with her son's family is magically restored to her beauty of 50 years earlier. Complications ensue.
Votes: 984 | Gross: $0.23M
33. Sweet Bean (2015)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
Burdened with a heavy and ever-increasing debt, a dorayaki baker hires a kind ageing woman, after tasting her delicious surprise. Little by little, she unravels her beautiful inner world. Could she be holding the secret to his success?
Votes: 7,453 | Gross: $0.12M
34. A Melody to Remember (2016)
124 min | Action, Drama, War
Second Lieutenant Han Sang-Yeok (Si Wan) leads his platoon during the Korean War in the early 1950s. During the war, Sang-yeok encounters a children's choir who have lost everything due to ... See full summary »
Votes: 102 | Gross: $0.04M
A Melody to Remember
35. The Treacherous (2015)
133 min | Crime, Drama, History
The story of Joseon's tyrant king Yeonsan who exploits the populace for his own carnal pleasures, his seemingly loyal retainer who controls him and all court dealings, and a woman who seeks vengeance.
36. The Deal (2015)
Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Thriller
A police detective and husband take revenge on a serial killer.
37. Time Renegades (2016)
PG-13 | 107 min | Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
A high school teacher in 1983 and a detective in 2015 join forces through their dreams to change the perilous fate of the woman they both love - 30 years apart.
Votes: 794 | Gross: $0.06M
38. Cold War II (2016)
Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Picking up some time after the events in the first movie, Sean Lau is now the Commissioner of Police after the successful rescue operation. However, things turn bad when his wife and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,298 | Gross: $0.55M
Cold War II
39. Line Walker (2016)
109 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Several cops went undercover. Due to some issues, all undercover identities were wiped clean from the police database.
40. Shin Godzilla (2016)
Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster.
Votes: 19,335 | Gross: $1.91M