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1. John Wick

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7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo86%
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89/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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2. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo97%
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88/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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3. Looper

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7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo93%
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87/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a hired gun, like Joe is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good until the day the mob decides to close the loop, sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (IFC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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4. Fury

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7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo77%
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86/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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5. Hero

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7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo95%
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85/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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6. Kung Fu Hustle

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7.8/10
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85/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Sing's actions eventually cause the Axe Gang and the slumlords to engage in an explosive kung-fu battle. Only one side will win and only one hero will emerge as the greatest kung-fu master of all.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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7. Molly's Game

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7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo82%
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84/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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8. Ip Man 2

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7.6/10
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83/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the troubled youth of Hong Kong. His growing reputation soon brings challenges from powerful enemies, including pre-eminent Hung Gar master, Hung Quan. However, when corrupt colonial officials stage a life-or-death contest with formidable British boxer, Twister, to humiliate the Chinese people, the masters quickly forget their differences. Soon, the eyes of the nation are on the one man capable of securing a victory-Grandmaster Ip Man!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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9. Deepwater Horizon

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7.1/10
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82/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.49 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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10. Kung Fu Panda 3

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7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo87%
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81/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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11. Mission: Impossible - Fallout

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7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo97%
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81/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against time, hunted by assassins while trying to prevent a global catastrophe.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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12. Shaolin Soccer

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7.3/10
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81/100
Released: 2001Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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13. The Constant Gardener

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7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo83%
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80/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others). Coming soon to Prime Video on May 30th, 2019 (PDT).

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14. House of Flying Daggers

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7.6/10
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80/100
Released: 2004Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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15. The Last Emperor

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7.8/10
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79/100
Released: 1987Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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16. The Gift

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7.1/10
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79/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. Fearless

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7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo73%
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78/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his nation. The son of a great fighter who didn't wish for his child to follow in his footsteps, Huo resolves to teach himself how to fight - and win.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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18. Red Cliff

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7.4/10
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78/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military campaign of unprecedented scale. Left with no other hope for survival, the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu formed an unlikely alliance.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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19. Raise the Red Lantern

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8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo96%
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78/100
Released: 1991Rated: PG
Drama, History

What it's about: China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand...

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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20. Mission: Impossible III

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6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo70%
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78/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 9 services (iTunes, Google Play & 7 others).

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21. Venom

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6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo29%
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78/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of Venom, a violent, super powerful alien symbiote. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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22. The Foreigner

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7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo64%
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76/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $12.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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23. A Prayer Before Dawn

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6.9/10
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75/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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24. The Kite Runner

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7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo66%
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75/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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25. Jason Bourne

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6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo55%
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75/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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26. The Painted Veil

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7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo74%
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74/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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27. The Joy Luck Club

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7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo86%
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74/100
Released: 1993Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Through a series of flashbacks, four Chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China explore their pasts.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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28. The Karate Kid

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6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo66%
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73/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make him an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is a kung fu master. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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29. The Captain

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7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo84%
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73/100
Released: 2017
Drama, History

What it's about: Germany, 1945. Soldier Willi Herold, a deserter of the German army, stumbles into a uniform of Nazi captain abandoned during the last and desperate weeks of the Third Reich. Newly emboldened by the allure of a suit that he has stolen only to stay warm, Willi discovers that many Germans will follow the leader, whoever he is.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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30. Warcraft

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6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo28%
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73/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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31. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

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6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo49%
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73/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from across the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. At the center of Alpha is a mysterious dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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32. City of Life and Death

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7.7/10
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72/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the Rape of Nanking, a period of several weeks wherein tens of thousands of Chinese soldiers and civilians were killed.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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33. The Wandering Earth

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6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo75%
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72/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When the Sun begins to expand in such a way that it will inevitably engulf and destroy the Earth in a hundred years, united mankind finds a way to avoid extinction by propelling the planet out of the Solar System using gigantic engines, moving it to a new home located four light years away, an epic journey that will last thousands of years.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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34. Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons

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6.8/10
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72/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: In a world plagued by demons who cause great human suffering, young demon hunter Xuan Zang risks his all to conquer a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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35. Last Train Home

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7.7/10
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72/100
Released: 2009
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: A family embarks on an annual tormenting journey along with 200 other million peasant workers to reunite with their distant family, and to revive their love and dignity as China soars as the world's next super power.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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36. Lust, Caution

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7.6/10
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72/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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37. Now You See Me 2

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6.5/10
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71/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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38. Ghost in the Shell

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6.4/10
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71/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 9 services (iTunes, Google Play & 7 others).

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39. Us and Them

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 2018
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Ten years ago, on a train home during the busy Spring Festival travel period, fate brings Xiaoxiao and Jianqing together. Like many young couples, they meet, fall in love, and strive to make it work, but eventually, the harsh realities of life make them drift apart. Ten years later, they run into each other again. Will they make the most of this second chance and rekindle what they once lost?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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40. Not One Less

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7.7/10
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71/100
Released: 1999Rated: G
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Teacher Gao loves the students in his poor village and is devoted to educating them in the hope of their greater futures. When he is called away to tend to his dying mother for a month, the Mayor calls in an inexperienced 13 year-old replacement, Wei Minzhi; much to Teacher Gao's dismay. Teacher Gao cannot stand the thought of losing anymore students: he has already lost twelve to ever-increasing attrition, and he promises Wei an extra 10 yuan if she succeeds in ensuring that upon his return, there will be not one less. Wei's difficult mission to fulfill Teacher Gao's wish and her own concern for the welfare of the children begins.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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41. SPL 2: A Time for Consequences

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6.8/10
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71/100
Released: 2015
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A Hong Kong cop named Kit busts a major gangster only to find his cover blown and his main witness gone. The gangster, in retaliation, has him kidnapped and put in a Thai jail with a false criminal identity. A lowly prison guard Chai with extraordinary fighting skills guards kit and prevents his escape from prison. The prison guard’s daughter suffers from a rare form of leukemia and Kit is the only donor who can save her. The prison guard discovers Kit’s real identity and helps him to escape in return for his agreeing to save his daughter. Together, Kit and Chai must face the gangster and his minions and take them down.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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42. The Grandmaster

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6.6/10
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71/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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43. Next Gen

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6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo80%
Reelgood Logo
71/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: A friendship with a top-secret robot turns a lonely girl's life into a thrilling adventure as they take on bullies, evil bots and a scheming madman.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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44. A Touch of Sin

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7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo94%
Reelgood Logo
70/100
Released: 2013
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. The Forbidden Kingdom

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6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo64%
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70/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (IFC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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46. The Flowers of War

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7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo42%
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70/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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47. Dragon

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7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo85%
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70/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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48. Born in China

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7.2/10
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69/100
Released: 2016Rated: G
Documentary

What it's about: Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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49. The Meg

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5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo46%
Reelgood Logo
69/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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50. Big Fish & Begonia