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: 166,742 | Gross: $174.53M

Yi Yi: A One and a Two... (2000)
93 metascore

Yi Yi: A One and a Two... (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: 23,882 | Gross: $1.14M

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: 6,615 | Gross: $0.19M

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: 12,601

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: 3,000 | Gross: $0.01M

Time and Tide (2000)
60 metascore

Time and Tide (2000)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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: 4,783 | Gross: $0.09M

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: 4,701 | Gross: $0.05M

The Sniper (2009)

90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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: 2,135

Autumn's Concerto (2009–2010)

90 min | Drama, Romance

A wealthy lawyer who has lost all memories of his past travels to a rural village where a woman he once loved now lives with her son.

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

Votes: 484

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, Yoshi Yamamoto, Robert Menzies

Votes: 1,090 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 296

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: 7,000 | Gross: $0.14M

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: 2,813

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: 805

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: 2,412

Claypot Curry Killers (2011)

97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Mrs. Chew and her three daughters run a small but flourishing restaurant. Most of the customers come for the house specialty: Homemade Curry - cooked from an old family recipe. Nobody ... See full summary »

Director: James Lee | Stars: Debbie Goh, Mandy Chen, Olivia Kang, Pearlly Chua

Votes: 108

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: 468

The Story of Southern Islet (2020)

105 min | Drama, Fantasy

Cheong, a Chinese man, falls sick after a row with his neighbour. His wife Yan is desperately looking for a remedy to cure her husband. Throughout the journey, Yan endures strange ... See full summary »

Director: Keat Aun Chong | Stars: Jojo Goh, Season Chee, Hong Herr Wong, Wei Hern Teoh

Votes: 280

My Blue Heaven (2008)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A coming of age dark comedy, about a little boy who lives with his abusive father, and how a fateful afternoon of watching his father's porn video tape turned his life upside down.

Director: Yee-Wei Chai | Stars: Ghazi Alqudcy, Keng-Wee Koh, Jiong-Wei Lua, Ben Pfeiffer

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: 1,701

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: 1,593

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: 2,339

Wet Season (2019)
73 metascore

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: Yann Yann Yeo, Jia Ler Koh, Christopher Ming-Shun Lee, Shi Bin Yang

Votes: 1,198

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: Chang Chen, Yôsuke Eguchi, Karena Kar-Yan Lam, Barbie Hsu

Votes: 3,308

Money No Enough (1998)


A boisterous, on-the-nose comedy about three cash-strapped Singaporeans living in government projects: Chew Wah-keong (scripter Jack Neo), a married-with-kids 40-year-old who's permanently ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 199

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: 604 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 145

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: 1,722

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, Kay Tong Lim, Suchada Rojmanothum, Gavin Yap

Votes: 39

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: 1,161

Mano po (2002)

110 min | Drama

During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, a young Chinese copra trader named Fong-Huan marries Elisa, a young and pretty Filipina. The couple's children, Daniel and Linda, were raised in a ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Maricel Soriano, Richard Gomez, Kris Aquino, Ara Mina

Votes: 88

Chuyện Tình Cô Bé Lọ Lem (2008–2009)

46 min | Drama, History

A story that spans several decades, it tells the life of Yue Niang (Jeanette Aw), a pretty little Nyonya who is skilled in Peranakan, also known as Straits Chinese, cooking and sewing. ... See full summary »

Stars: Bobby Tonelli, Desmond Shen, Kyle Chan, Yinzhu Li

Votes: 27

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: 599

Perth (2004)

107 min | Drama

Perth is the journey into the heart of Harry Lee, a 51-year-old part-time security guard and taxi driver. He belongs to a redundant generation, eclipsed by a fast-paced, elitist society ... See full summary »

Director: Djinn | Stars: Kay Tong Lim, Qiu Lian Liu, A. Panneeirchelvam, Jason Aspes

Votes: 273

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, Wang Lei, Benjamin Josiah Tan

Votes: 189

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: 618

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: 241

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: 169

The Fourth Portrait (2010)

105 min | Drama

Ten year-old Xiang faces a lonely future after his father dies. Just when he thinks he's going to spend his life in the orphanage, his estranged mother shows up. And his life changes ... See full summary »

Director: Mong-Hong Chung | Stars: Shiao Hai Pi, Shih-Chieh King, Lei Hao, Leon Dai

Votes: 373

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: 40

You Mean the World to Me (2017)

G | 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, Yusof Mutahar

Votes: 117

Old Cow Vs Tender Grass (2010)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

Moo is a 49 year old taxi driver who is still single. He encounters the young eccentric Moon, and takes an interest. Meanwhile his best friend and colleague is also trying to find love.

Director: Chi Kai Fok | Stars: Henry Thia, Crystal Lin, Jack Lim, Jia Hui Siau

Votes: 24

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: 190

I, Myself (2020)


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

Votes: 37

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: 229

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, Yahui Xu, Vincent Tee, William Lawandi

Votes: 17

Eating Air (1999)

100 min | Action, Romance

A romance between two opposites.

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

Votes: 178

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, Wang Lei, Benjamin Josiah Tan

Votes: 126

Zorro (2009– )

Action, Adventure, Drama

Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro.

Stars: Richard Gutierrez, Rhian Ramos, Michelle Madrigal, Bianca King

Votes: 31

Fresh! (2018– )

33 min | Comedy, Drama

The staff of a Melbourne fresh food market struggle to keep things professional in a world of fickle customers and disparate cultures.

Stars: Kevin Summers, Tony Ting, Maia Abbas, Shrut Parmar

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