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Learning Chinese by watching movies, that’s a relaxing way of learning while diving in a splendid cultural immersion atmosphere.

Some of the classic animation movies made in 1980's of the last century are still popular today among children, such as the famous Monkey King and Nezha, among others.

The following movies present different historic times of China, some with English subtitles. You will be able to gain some ideas on the form of society, cultural tradition, and the life style of China and even more while enjoying watching a movies.

Here is a list of some recommended films:

Chinese Name English Name Year Animation Genre
中国合伙人
zhōng guó hé huǒ rén
American Dreams in China 2013 No Drama
非诚勿扰
fēi chéng wù răo
If You Are the One 2008 No Comedy
天下无贼
tiān xià wú zéi
A World Without Thieves 2004 No Action Drama
泰囧
tài jiŏng
Lost in Thailand 2012 No Comedy
狼图腾
láng tú téng
Wolf Totem 2015 No Drama
夜宴
yè yàn
The Banquet 2006 No Wuxia Drama
十面埋伏
shí miàn mái fú
House of Flying Daggers 2004 No Wuxia Romance
画皮
huà pí
Painted Skin 2012 No Fantasy Action
大鱼海棠
dà yú hăi táng
Big fish and Begonia 2016 Yes Animated Epic Fantasy
哪吒闹海
Nézha nào hăi
Prince Nezha’s Triumph Against Dragon King 1979 Yes Chinese Mythology Animated Film
大闹天宫
dào nào tiān gong
Havoc in Heaven 1964 Yes Chinese Mythology Animated Film
三十六个字
sān shí liù gè zì
Thirty-Six Characters 1984 Yes Chinese Character
三个和尚
sān gè hé shàng
Three Monks 1980 Yes Chinese Fable
九色鹿
jiŭ sè lù
A Deer of Nine Colors 1981 Yes Chinese Mythology
鹬蚌相争
yù bàng xiāng zhēng
The Fight Between the Snipe and the Clam 1983 Yes Chinese Fable Animated Film