Hokkien (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
74 metascore

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan

Votes: 134,125 | Gross: $174.53M

Yi Yi (2000)
93 metascore

Yi Yi (2000)

Not Rated | 173 min | Drama, Romance

Each member of a middle class Taipei family seeks to reconcile past and present relationships within their daily lives.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Nien-Jen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issei Ogata, Kelly Lee

Votes: 19,946 | Gross: $1.14M

Shinjuku Incident (2009)
63 metascore

Shinjuku Incident (2009)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A simple Chinese immigrant wages a perilous war against one of the most powerful criminal organizations on the planet.

Director: Tung-Shing Yee | Stars: Jackie Chan, Naoto Takenaka, Daniel Wu, Jinglei Xu

Votes: 11,477

Taipei Story (1985)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama

Lung is a former member of the national Little League team who lives with his old childhood sweetheart Ah-chin, a traditional family woman. Although they live together, Ah-chin is weary of Lung's past liaison with another girl.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Chin Tsai, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, I-Chen Ko, Su-Yun Ko

Votes: 1,953 | Gross: $0.01M

Crime Story (1993)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Special Agent is assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.

Directors: Kirk Wong, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Kent Cheng, Kar-Ying Law, Christine Ng

Votes: 5,698 | Gross: $0.19M

Ilo Ilo (2013)
85 metascore

Ilo Ilo (2013)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

In 90s Singapore, the friendship between Filipino nursemaid Teresa and her young charge Jiale makes waves in a family, while the Asian recession hits the region.

Director: Anthony Chen | Stars: Yann Yann Yeo, Tian Wen Chen, Angeli Bayani, Jia Ler Koh

Votes: 4,284 | Gross: $0.05M

Wet Season (2019)

103 min | Drama

A teacher and student at a Singapore high school form a special, self-affirming bond.

Director: Anthony Chen | Stars: Jia Ler Koh, Christopher Ming-Shun Lee, Shi Bin Yang, Yann Yann Yeo

Votes: 550

Autumn's Concerto (2009–2010)

90 min | Drama, Romance

Ren Guang Xi, a cocky law student, seems to lead the perfect life. He's the sole successor to a huge and famous business and a talented ice hockey player. But in reality, his lonely life ... See full summary »

Stars: Ady An, Vanness Wu, Kang Ren Wu, Linda Jui-Chi Liu

Votes: 338

Rise of the Legend (2018)

111 min | Biography

Badminton player turned celebrity decides to immortalize himself and share his achievements in winning silver twice in the Olympics badminton event.

Director: Teng Bee | Stars: Jake Eng, Tosh Chan, Mark Lee, Yann Yann Yeo

Votes: 256

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)
62 metascore

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)

Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them.

Director: Te-Sheng Wei | Stars: Masanobu Andô, Jun'ichi Haruta, Sabu Kawahara, Shiang-Chu Tang

Votes: 6,546 | Gross: $0.14M

Love Around (2013– )

TV-Y | 90 min | Romance

Chou Chen (George Hu) is a tough gangster's son who has a soft spot for protecting the weak from bullies. Liang Hsiao-Shu (Annie Chen) is a happy-go-lucky and bubbly radio DJ who is ... See full summary »

Stars: George Hu, Annie Chen, Mandy Tao, Yun-ching Li

Votes: 115

The Sniper (2009)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A police sniper teams up with a hot-headed rookie to take down his former friend and teammate, who is exacting revenge on the police force.

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Richie Jen, Xiaoming Huang, Edison Chen, Bowie Lam

Votes: 2,017

3688 (2015)

98 min | Drama

The movie centers around a parking attendant named Fei Fei who always dreams about becoming a singer like her famous idol and namesake - the legendary Taiwanese singer Fong Fei Fei.

Director: Royston Tan | Stars: Joi Chua, Michael Tan, Rahimah Rahim, Ling Ling Liu

Votes: 50

Invisible Stories (2020– )


Invisible Stories is a six-part mini-series that digs into the underbelly of familiar neighbourhoods in Singapore, telling the stories of marginalized, alienated characters all living within the same HDB estate - a public housing estate.

Stars: Gemia Foo, Suchada Rojmanothum, Yann Yann Yeo, Munah Bagharib

Votes: 10

Canopy (2013)
64 metascore

Canopy (2013)

PG-13 | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Singapore, February 1942. An Australian fighter pilot is shot down over the jungle and must find his way back to Allied lines, through Japanese-held territory.

Director: Aaron Wilson | Stars: Khan Chittenden, Morning Tzu-Yi Mo, Robert Menzies, Edwina Wren

Votes: 978 | Gross: $0.01M

Silk (2006)

Not Rated | 108 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

In Taipei, the crippled scientist Hashimoto uses his invention of "Menger Sponge" to capture the energy of the spirit of a child in an old building. He invites the specialist in reading ... See full summary »

Director: Chao-Bin Su | Stars: Chen Chang, Yôsuke Eguchi, Kar Yan Lam, Barbie Hsu

Votes: 3,034

Dukun (2018)

108 min | Horror, Thriller

In a case that had the nation riveted and human rights organizations the world over up in arms due to the death sentence handed out to the accused, comes a tale about the lure of riches, ... See full summary »

Director: Dain Said | Stars: Umie Aida, Faizal Hussein, Elyana, Ramli Hassan

Votes: 383

Silver Medallist (2009)

99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Assassins, scammers, gangsters, cops, a washed-up bicycle racer, and a body continually cross paths; usually with negative outcomes.

Director: Hao Ning | Stars: Bo Huang, Kung-Wei Lu, Morris Hsiang Jung, Jack Kao

Votes: 1,993

Time and Tide (2000)
60 metascore

Time and Tide (2000)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A streetwise young man becomes a bodyguard to score quick cash. He befriends a disillusioned mercenary determined to begin life anew. They find themselves working together to foil an assassination attempt, but their partnership can't last.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Nicholas Tse, Wu Bai, Candy Lo, Cathy Tsui

Votes: 4,153 | Gross: $0.09M

Be with Me (2005)
67 metascore

Be with Me (2005)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

"Be with me" consists of three stories of love vs. solitude : 1)An aging, lonesome shopkeeper doesn't believe in life any more since his wife died. But he is saved from desperation by ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Khoo | Stars: Theresa Poh Lin Chan, Chiew Sung Ching, Lawrence Yong, Leong Kooi Eng

Votes: 1,612

Out of the Dark (1995)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

A cast of new faces and old favorites to take on ghostbusting in a film full of both laughs and thrills.

Director: Jeffrey Lau | Stars: Stephen Chow, Karen Mok, Yat-Fei Wong, Kin-Yan Lee

Votes: 1,938

15: The Movie (2003)
47 metascore

15: The Movie (2003)

96 min | Drama, Comedy

Fast, frenetic, and furious, 15 is the story of five Singaporian teenagers who, abandoned by the system and estranged from their parents and life in general, build their own world in which ... See full summary »

Director: Royston Tan | Stars: Melvin Chen, Erick Chun, Melvin Lee, Vynn Soh

Votes: 761

Goodbye, South, Goodbye (1996)

116 min | Crime, Drama

A glimpse at the lives of two petty criminals in Taipei.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Jieh-Wen King, Kuei-Ying Hsu, Annie Shizuka Inoh, Jack Kao

Votes: 1,475

Mee Pok Man (1995)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A painfully shy noodle-shop owner and a prostitute have a chance encounter when destiny arrives in the form of a car accident.

Director: Eric Khoo | Stars: Joe Ng, Michelle Goh, Kay Tong Lim, David Brazil

Votes: 213

I Not Stupid (2002)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Comedy

Story about life of 3 EM3's student in Singapore, who struggling with their education and personal life.

Director: Jack Neo | Stars: Jack Neo, Yun Xiang, Richard Low, Selena Tan

Votes: 1,060

Double Vision (2002)

R | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

An FBI Agent pairs with a troubled Taiwan cop to hunt for a serial killer who's embedding a mysterious fungus in the brains of victims.

Director: Kuo-Fu Chen | Stars: Tony Ka Fai Leung, David Morse, Rene Liu, Leon Dai

Votes: 2,500

That's the Way I Like It (1998)
52 metascore

That's the Way I Like It (1998)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Kung Fu meets disco in Singapore. Hock is a grocery clerk longing for a motorbike. He lives with his parents and sister; they idolize his younger brother, Beng, a medical student calling ... See full summary »

Director: Glen Goei | Stars: Adrian Pang, Medaline Tan, Pierre Png, Anna Belle Francis

Votes: 570 | Gross: $0.02M

Repossession (2019)

96 min | Drama, Horror

50-year-old Jim has constructed a perfect life in the world's most expensive city. When he is unexpectedly laid off, he desperately clings onto the symbols of his success, while wrestling with resurfacing demons from his past.

Directors: Ming Siu Goh, Scott C. Hillyard | Stars: Gerald Chew, Amy Cheng, Sivakumar Palakrishnan, Rachel Wan

Votes: 16

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale II (2011)

132 min | Action, Drama, History

After the uprising at Wushe, Mona Rudao faces a guerrilla war against the militarily superior Japanese and Seediq clans. He and his followers must fight for their dignity and honor so that they can truly be "Seediq Bale" or "real men."

Director: Te-Sheng Wei | Stars: Nolay Piho, Chih-Hsiang Ma, Masanobu Andô, Sabu Kawahara

Votes: 1,248

Chinese Eye (2004)

104 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

A look at how two young lovers from totally different background cope with family and social pressure.

Director: Yasmin Ahmad | Stars: Choo Seong Ng, Sharifah Amani, Linus Chung, Mei Ling Tan

Votes: 560

I Do, I Do (2005)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

A truck driver falls in love with, and is rejected by, a white-collar career woman. Competition arrives from a dashing male colleague.

Directors: Boon Hwee Lim, Jack Neo | Stars: Adrian Pang, Sharon Au, Marcus Chin, Allan Wu

Votes: 68

I Not Stupid Too (2006)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A comedy about the difficult relationships parents have with their children today. Set in Singapore's fast-paced society, eight year old Jerry sees how he and his older brother Tom, and his... See full summary »

Director: Jack Neo | Stars: Shawn Lee, Ashley Leong, Joshua Ang, Yiliang Huang

Votes: 560

Eating Air (1999)

100 min | Action, Romance

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Directors: Jasmine Kin Kia Ng, Kelvin Tong | Stars: Alvina Toh, Joseph Cheong, Ferris Yeo, Andy Chng

Votes: 134

You Mean the World to Me (2017)

96 min | Drama, Family

Sunny has returned to Penang to shoot his new film about his family, without their knowledge. However he has run out of money and is struggling to shoot an essential scene. His sister, Hoon... See full summary »

Director: Teong Hin Saw | Stars: Yee Min Eng, Gregg Koay, Frederick Lee, Swee Lin Neo

Votes: 109

7 Letters (2015)

116 min | Drama

An emotive anthology by seven of Singapore's most illustrious filmmakers, celebrating SG50 through the lives and stories of Singaporeans. Directed by Eric Khoo, Jack Neo, K. Rajagopal, Royston Tan, Tan Pin Pin, Boo Junfeng, Kelvin Tong.

Directors: Junfeng Boo, Eric Khoo, Jack Neo, K Rajagopal, Pin Pin Tan, Royston Tan, Kelvin Tong | Stars: Faizal Abdullah, Aric Hidir Amin, Fatin Amira, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 134

Din Tao: Leader of the Parade (2012)

124 min | Comedy, Drama

Ah Tai (Alan Ko) failed in his pursuit to become a rock star and has now returned home. He is suddenly appointed the leader of his father's din-tao troupe (traditional drumming group) and he vows to defeat his rivals.

Director: Kai Fung | Stars: Alan Ko, Alien Huang, Crystal Lin, Esther Liu

Votes: 337

Singapore Dreaming (2006)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

When Loh wins the lottery, his family believes the money will deliver them from their struggles. However, he dies abruptly, pitching the family into a battle where the stakes are the very meaning of life itself.

Directors: Colin Goh, Yen Yen Woo | Stars: Richard Low, ZioZio Lim, Serene Chen, Yann Yann Yeo

Votes: 305

881 (2007)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

The story is about two good friends who grew up with genuine love for the Getai culture, a form of art with stage and song performances. Getai has a historical tradition in Singapore. After... See full summary »

Director: Royston Tan | Stars: Yuwu Qi, Mindee Ong, Yann Yann Yeo, Ling Ling Liu

Votes: 312

Love At First Swipe (2018)

25 min | Drama, Romance

A 35-year old school teacher who is painfully single try looking for a partner through dating apps, he downloads "Swipe" where he meets a girl and they grow closer day by day.

Stars: Fabian Loo, Koe Yeet, Danielle Chan, Liz Chloe

Votes: 6

Just Follow Law (2007)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A freak accident causes a blue collar worker (Singh) and his supervisor (Wong) to swap souls.

Director: Jack Neo | Stars: Fann Wong, Gurmit Singh, Moses Lim, Samuel Chong

Votes: 334

12 Storeys (1997)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

Goofy middle-aged Ah Gu is not happy with his money-obsessed bride Lily, who only wants to go out and have fun. At the same house, young Meng is left to look after his siblings, sister ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Khoo | Stars: Jack Neo, Peter Boon Koh, Yi Fong Quan, May Yee Lum

Votes: 201

Money No Enough (1998)


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Director: T.L. Tay | Stars: Jack Neo, Mark Lee, Henry Thia, John Cheng

Votes: 174

Money No Enough II (2008)

126 min | Comedy, Drama

3 brothers living in Singapore, each leading a different lifestyle. They discover the deeper meanings in life as tragedies unfold, with comedy & tears along the way.

Director: Jack Neo | Stars: Jack Neo, Mark Lee, Henry Thia, John Cheng

Votes: 158

Sandcastle (II) (2010)

91 min | Drama

En is a Singaporean student that will soon be enlisted in the army. While his mother is away, he has to stay with his grandparents. Thus, he starts learning new things about his missing father.

Director: Junfeng Boo | Stars: Joshua Wei-En Tan, Elena Chia, Bobbi Chen, Jing Jing Ng

Votes: 122

12 Lotus (2008)

121 min | Drama

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Director: Royston Tan | Stars: Ling Ling Liu, Mindee Ong, Yuwu Qi, Fen Auntie

Votes: 98

I, Myself (2020)


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Stars: Ke-Fang Sun, Edison Song, Heather Chen, Jaxton Lin

Votes: 8

Long Long Time Ago 2 (2016)

122 min | Comedy, Drama

After the 1969 nationwide floods, Zhao Di takes over her father's family farm with the help of reformed gangster Ah Long. As Singapore's economy prospers, the Singaporean mindset is also ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Neo | Stars: Aileen Tan, Mark Lee, Lei Wang, Benjamin Josiah Tan

Votes: 96

Paper House (2017)

28 min | Short, Drama, Family

'Paper House' is a short film set against the backdrop of a traditional Chinese funeral and its customs. The film follows the story of a family as they descend into disharmony after the ... See full summary »

Director: Jiyuan Ler | Stars: Rajid Ahamed, Serene Chen, Yuqing Wang, Wenxiang Zhang

Votes: 6

1400 (2015)

89 min | Drama, Music, Romance

4 intertwined stories explore the notion of love in a hotel, how important love is, to what extremes we go to make it happen, but in difference situations and circumstances, the outcomes may be more than what we bargain for.

Director: Derrick Lui | Stars: Desmond Tan, Desmond Tan, Yahui Xu, Vincent Tee

Votes: 9

Long Long Time Ago (2016)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

LONG LONG TIME AGO follows the trials and tribulations of a family from 1965 to the early 1970s. Their journey through the years from their humble kampong to a modern HDB flat, runs in ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Neo | Stars: Aileen Tan, Mark Lee, Lei Wang, Benjamin Josiah Tan

Votes: 148

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