Best award winning movies with distinctive directing from Taiwan

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with distinctive directing from Taiwan! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with distinctive directing from Taiwan, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)

In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.

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2020-09-30 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Edward Chen, Jing-Hua Tseng

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    engraving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most accomplished
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tragic ending

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Your Name Engraved Herein trailer
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2 The River (1997)

A young man develops severe neck pain after swimming in a polluted river for a movie shoot, but nobody can provide him any relief.

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1997-08-07 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Lee Kang-sheng, Miao Tien

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #182 for
    unhurried pace
  2. Ranked #241 for
    like The Last Picture Show
  3. Ranked #279 for
    Disaster Movie

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The River trailer
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3 The Sadness (2021)

A young couple is pushed to the limits of sanity as they attempt to be reunited amid the chaos of a pandemic outbreak. The streets erupt into violence and depravity, as those infected are driven to enact the most cruel and ghastly things imaginable.

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2021-01-22 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Berant Zhu, Regina Lei

Rating

rating icon 6.796
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly disturbing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grossest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely violent

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The Sadness trailer
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4 Incantation (2022)

Inspired by a true story of a family who believed they were possessed by spirits, this film follows a woman who must protect her child from a curse. WARNING: This is a cursed video, it might contain certain risks to watch. For those who dares to follow, please solve the puzzle of my daughter's curse with me.

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2022-03-18 | Horror

Cast

Hsuan-yen Tsai, Kao Ying-Hsuan

Rating

rating icon 6.825
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    subjective camera
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chill
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most terrifying

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Incantation trailer
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5 Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)

A retired and widowed Chinese master chef Chu and his family live in modern day Taipei, Taiwan. He lives with his three attractive daughters, all of whom are unattached. Soon, each of the daughters encounter new men in their lives. When these new relationships blossom, stereotypes are broken and the living situation within the family changes.

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1994-08-03 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Sihung Lung, Yang Kuei-Mei

Rating

rating icon 7.57
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    gastronomic
  2. Ranked #127 for
    didactic
  3. Ranked #134 for
    like Chef

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6 Terrorizers (1986)

An uncompromising look into urban life from the eyes of a voyeuristic photographer, a rebellious teenager, and a married couple teetering on the edge of adultery.

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1986-12-19 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Cora Miao, Lee Lichun

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #182 for
    demanding multiple views
  2. Ranked #185 for
    downward spiral
  3. Ranked #198 for
    desperately hoping

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Terrorizers trailer
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7 The Great Buddha+ (2017)

Security guard Pickle and his trash collector friend Belly Button kill time together in night shifts watching the American-educated boss's dash-cam recordings of his various sexual encounters with women. Against the buddies' will, something horrifying rather than erotic reveals.

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2017-10-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Bamboo Chen, Cres Chuang

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #105 for
    with biblical reference
  2. Ranked #186 for
    slacker
  3. Ranked #344 for
    self-referential

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The Great Buddha+ trailer
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8 The Bold, the Corrupt and the Beautiful (2017)

Madame Tang colludes and mediates between the government and the private businesses for the benefits of her all-female family. One case does not go according to plan, and an entire family close to Madame Tang fall victim to a gruesome murder. Ambition, desire and lust eventually change Tang's relationships with her own family forever.

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2017-11-24 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Kara Hui, Wu Ke-Xi

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1753 for
    misty
  2. Ranked #1782 for
    precise directing
  3. Ranked #2250 for
    not shying away

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The Bold, the Corrupt and the Beautiful trailer
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9 Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag (2011)

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. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag is Part one of the two-part, four-hour Taiwanese edition of the film Warriors of the Rainbow.

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2011-09-09 | Drama / Action

Cast

Nolay Piho, Umin Boya

Rating

rating icon 7.339
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #222 for
    mythology extending
  2. Ranked #362 for
    balls-to-the-wall action
  3. Ranked #413 for
    spiritual belief

Trailer

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag trailer
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10 I WeirDO (2020)

Po-Ching is an OCD patient with serious symptoms of mysophobia. His "quirkiness" has also isolated him from the general public and people see him as a completely weirdo. Po-Ching goes out for grocery shopping on the 15th of each month. Someday, he meets another weirdo Chen Ching.

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2020-08-07 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Austin Lin, Nikki Hsieh

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #42 for
    with daddy issue
  2. Ranked #243 for
    technical feat
  3. Ranked #289 for
    like Fantastic Mr. Fox

Trailer

I WeirDO trailer
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