8 Best Chinese Action Movies of 2018! Including Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly

2018 Chinese #Action Movies! Best Upcoming Film Recommendations

This is a list about Chinese action movies released in 2018. Start from “Stolen Fairytales” written by Xia Yulin, next “A Better Tomorrow 4” distributed by United Entertainment Partners, the third installment of the Monkey King franchise directed by Pou-Soi Cheang, “When Africa Meets You” produced by Wei Chen and Yan Nong Tian, the third installment of the Detective Dee franchise directed by Hark Tsui, “Shadow” distributed by LeVision Pictures, “Legend of the Ancient Sword” produced by Alibaba Pictures Group, and “The Bombing” distributed by China Film Group. Here they are:

01.01.2018-CN| Stolen Fairytales

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Stolen Fairytales

Stolen Fairytales (2018) is a Chinese mandarin action comedy film centered around two men and a woman, each of whom is trying to get their hands on a trove of precious jewels. Lots of misunderstandings arise, forcing the three hapless jewel hunters to co-operate. Despite internal rivalries an unexpected harmony arises.

Stolen Fairytales (2018) is produced by Changchun Baomu Film and Television Culture Media Co., Lifelong Learning, Hannover Productions, and distributed by Tudou (China). Directed by Feng Liu, with Xuan Zhao as executive producer. Meanwhile, Xia Yulin was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lang Gui Jun, Liu Yanbin, Gan Lin Yi, Wang Yu Zheng, Lu Yuanyuan, Viktor Axelsen, Sidsel Boye Rasmussen, Jørgen Dyhrberg, Jette Nybro, Thomas Leth Rasmussen Lukas Schmidt Ouitre, Kunt Celebi, and Moe Farah. The film premiere(d) in China on January 1, 2018.

18.01.2018-CN| A Better Tomorrow 4

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A Better Tomorrow 4

A Better Tomorrow 4 (2018) is a Chinese mandarin action crime drama movie that traces the journey of a former drug smuggler attempts to start his life anew and repair his relationship with his estranged brother, who is an up-and-coming star in the police department’s narcotics division. It is a loose remake of the 1986 John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow film.

A Better Tomorrow 4 (2018) is produced by Beijing Skywheel Entertainment Co., Sparkle Roll Media, and distributed by United Entertainment Partners (China). Directed by Ding Sheng, with John Woo, Xu Yang, and Ding Sheng was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Wang Kai, Ma Tianyu, Darren Wang, Li Mincheng, Kailei Yu, Suet Lam, and Yue Wu. The film premiere(d) in China on January 18, 2018.

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16.02.2018-CN| The Monkey King 3: Kingdom of Women

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The Monkey King 3: Kingdom of Women

The Monkey King 3: Kingdom of Women (2018) is a Chinese mandarin action adventure fantasy movie based on the classic novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en, following Tang Sanzang (Feng Shaofeng) adventure and his three proteges head into Xi Liang nation, a territory where only female live in the country, known as Women’s Country. It’s the third installment of the Monkey King franchise, after The Monkey King (2014) and The Monkey King 2 (2016).

At Xi Liang they meet the ruler of the country (Zhao Liying). On Sun Wukong (Aaron Kwok)’s suggestion, Tang Sanzang pretends to marry the ruler and lies that his three students will go to fetch the scriptures in place of him. Later, he pretends to see his students off and escapes with Sun Wukong’s help when the four of them are safely outside the city.

The Monkey King 3: Kingdom of Women (2018) is produced by Filmko Films Production Limited, Filmko Pictures, and distributed by Filmko Pictures (Hong Kong). Directed by Pou-Soi Cheang, with Maggie Wang as producer. Meanwhile, Wen Ning and Ch’eng-En Wu was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Aaron Kwok, Feng Shaofeng, Zhao Liying, Xiaoshenyang, and Him Law. The film premiere(d) in China on February 16, 2018.

*.03.2018-CN| When Africa Meets You

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When Africa Meets You

When Africa Meets You (2018) is a Chinese action adventure comedy romance movie tells the story about an uptown Chinese girl who gets herself lost in the heart of Africa, she has to evade poachers, predators, and diamonds hungry mercenaries to make it out in one piece.

When Africa Meets You (2018) is produced by Shenzhen Bigwill Culture Media, Global Max Media Group, andShenzhen Shi Guangdian Lian Wenhua Chuanmei Youxian Gongsi. Directed by Yan Cui, with Wei Chen and Yan Nong Tian as producers. Meanwhile, Limin Lu and Qi Ye was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Yang Yue, Wang Ziquan, Anthony Gavard, Kam-Kong Wong, Wang Wang, Farai Chigudu, Yang Ming, and Miao Yihao. The film premiere(d) in China on March 2018.

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27.07.2018-CN| Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (Detective Dee 3)

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Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (2018) is a Chinese mandarin action adventure mystery fantasy thriller movie, centered around the story of Detective Dee while battles a surreal crime wave at the same time must defending himself against accusations of wrongdoing from his most formidable opponent, Empress Wu. It’s the third installment of the Detective Dee franchise, after Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010) dan Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon (2013). And It’s among the most successful movie franchises in China.

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (2018) is produced by Huayi Brothers, Gongfu Entertainment, directed by Hark Tsui, with Kuo-Fu Chen, Nansun Shi, and Hark Tsui as producers. Meanwhile, Chia-lu Chang was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Shaofeng Feng, Mark Chao, Sichun Ma, Ethan Juan, Kenny Lin, and Carina Lau. The film premiere(d) in China on July 27, 2018.

*.*.2018-CN| Shadow

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Shadow

Shadow (2018) is a Chinese mandarin action drama historical film set during China’s Three Kingdom’s era (AD 220–280). Zhang Yimou, one of China’s foremost directors of drama, pithy comedy and large-scale historical action, director of the “The Great Wall” film, one of the biggest films of 2016, confirmed to be the director for this film.

Shadow (2018) is produced by Village Roadshow Pictures Asia, LeVision Pictures, and distributed by LeVision Pictures (China). Directed by Yimou Zhang, with Ellen Eliasoph and Catherine Pang as producers. Meanwhile, Gareth Crocker, Wei Li, and Yimou Zhang was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Deng Chao, Li Sun, Zheng Kai, Wang Qianyuan, Hu Jun, Guan Xiaotong, Wu Lei and Wang Jingchun. The film premiere(d) in China on 2018.

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*.*.2018-CN| Legend of the Ancient Sword

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Legend of the Ancient Sword

Legend of the Ancient Sword (2018) is a Chinese mandarin action fantasy movie based on the video game Gu Jian Qi Tan 2 developed by Shanghai Aurogon, tells while Yue Wuyi leaves home due to a fateful occurrence. He meets revered master Xie Yi, who imparts to him the magical arts of Yan, and thus begins his journey of cultivation.

Along the way he meets Wen Renyu, Xia Yize, Ah Ruan and company. They discover the schemes and conspiracies of Shen Ye, the grand priest of Liu Yue City. The group of adventurers undergoes dangers to defeat Shen Ye, and prevent a disaster from befalling the world.

Legend of the Ancient Sword (2018) is produced and distributed by Alibaba Pictures Group. Directed by Renny Harlin, with Ben Zhang as producer. Meanwhile, Tan Guangyuan was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Leehom Wang, Wu Jiacheng, Victoria Song, Godfrey Gao, Karena Ng, Julian Cheung, Archie Kao, Ada Liu, and Li Yan. The film premiere(d) in China on 2018.

*.*.2018-CN| The Bombing (Da Hong Zha)

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The Bombing (Da Hong Zha)

The Bombing (2018) is a Chinese mandarin action drama war film set in 1943 during the World War II, the story revolves around the Japanese bombing of Chongqing, which started in 1938. Focused on five different Chinese people fight their way through Japanese air force attacks to protect an important military machine in Chongqing, 1940. The film is filmed as a memorial for the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II.

The Bombing (2018) is produced by China Film Group, Shanghai Hehe Film Investment Co., and distributed by China Film Group (China). Directed by Xiao Feng, with Stephen J. Eads, Jian-Xiang Shi, and Buting Yang as producers. Meanwhile, Ping Chen was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Liu Ye, Song Seung-heon, William Chan, Janine Chang, Ma Su, Bruce Willis, Adrien Brody, Eva Huang, Nicholas Tse, Fan Bingbing, and Tenma Shibuya. The film premiere(d) in China on 2018.

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