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(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.
Among them,
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

124 movies, 7 TV programmes. See all the non-Chinese movies here.
Among them,
9 are made in mainland China.
7 are made in Hong Kong.
1 is made in Taiwan.
123 are made in other regions;
All include co-productions.


There are 18453 unique individules in the database.
And total 119868 name entries.

Top 15 most credited names in the Database, and the number of movies they are in:
NameTimes creditedMovies in
1LEUNG Sing-Bo (Liang Xingbo)402402
2CHEUNG Ying (Zhang Ying)361333
3WONG Jing (Wang Jing)332194
4CHOU Tat-Wah (Cao Dahua)328322
5LAW Yim-Hing (Luo Yanqing)312312
6SHIH Kien (Shi Jian)297296
7YUM Kim Fai (Ren Jianhui)294294
8SUN MA Sze-Tsang (Xin Ma Shizeng)287283
9NG Chor-Fan (Wu Chufan)278271
10CHU Gei (Zhu Ji)274259
11Bowie WU Fung (Hu Feng)272268
12TENG Pi-yun (Deng Biyun)270269
13LAM Ka-Sing (Lin Jiasheng)266266
14PAK Yin (Bai Yan)251248
15CHEUNG Wood-Yau (Zhang Huoyou)249245
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. Ghu Gei 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 Wong Jing, 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 company entries.

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