(Updated on 6 July 2013)
There are in total 16563 feature films, 35 short films, 200 documentaries, 32 animated films and 509 TV programmes in Chinese Movie Database.
There are in total 729 silent films in the Database.
Chinese language movies and TV programmes
16563 movies. 509 TV programmes.
4234 are made in mainland China.
9493 are made in Hong Kong.
3519 are made in Taiwan.
4 are made in Macau.
109 are made in other regions;
In recent years, there has been an increasing number of co-productions between mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan as well as international collaborations. All the co-productions are counted towards each region involved.
Movies and TV programmes in other languages
TV programmes. See all the non-Chinese movies here
are made in mainland China.
are made in Hong Kong.
is made in Taiwan.
are made in other regions;
All include co-productions.
There are 18453
unique individules in the database.
And total 119868
Top 15 most credited names in the Database, and the number of movies they are in:
Not surprisingly, all of the top 15 persons are based in Hong Kong. Most of them have
Canton opera background, appearing in many Canton opera movies of 50's and 60's.
is the most prolific director, who had directed 236 films over 28 years. The only
person who is active and not mainly an actor is
, who's renowned for making movies quickly
and cheaply. He himself appears in many movies.
There are 1204
companies in the database.
And total 12732