Best new Taiwanese Movies (2016) - Top Netflix & Cinema



Ang Lee and Edward Yang are just a few great Taiwanese film directors. Indeed, Taiwan has an overwhelmingly rich film tradition. These are the essential films of the last couple of years.
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best Taiwanese movies of 2016 in cinema or on DVD or Netfix. Are Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Ming-liang Tsai & Jung-chi Chang Taiwan's biggest directors?

Taiwanese movies2016
Popular actorsQi Shu, Chen Chang & Satoshi Tsumabuki
Trending moviesThe Assassin, Ice Poison & Xi You

Best Taiwanese movies on Netflix or DVD in 2016

2010's best rated Taiwanese movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Ice Poison (18-07-2014, 95 minutes)
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc0RVUe5sPA
    StarringShin-Hong Wang & Ke-Xi Wu
    DirectorMidi Z (Jade Miners, Silent Asylum & Poor Folk )
    Themesdrugs, poverty, drama,
    CountryTaiwan
    Keywordsdecent, faithful,
    Rating
    70%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. Xi You (24-04-2015, 56 minutes)
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOxhoVx6a8o
    Starring
    Director Ming-liang Tsai (The Wayward Cloud, Stray Dogs & What Time Is It?)
    Themescity, religion, adventure, drama,
    CountryFrance Taiwan
    Keywordsintriguing, nonsensical,
    Rating
    70%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Stray Dogs (03-10-2013, 138 minutes)
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xsQfTkvBwg
    Starring Kang-sheng Lee, Kuei-Mei Yang & Yi-Ching Lu
    DirectorMing-liang Tsai (The Wayward Cloud, Good Bye, Dragon Inn & What Time Is It?)
    Themespoverty, substance abuse, drama,
    CountryFrance Taiwan
    Keywordsaccurate, life-like,
    Rating
    72%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. Touch of the Light (21-09-2012, 110 minutes)
  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veL7wkG_Ba8
    StarringSandrine Pinna, Yu-Siang Huang & Lieh Lee
    DirectorJung-chi Chang (Mayday 3DNA, Partners in Crime & Tian Hei)
    Themeschildhood, university, drama,
    CountryTaiwan
    Keywordspowerful, touching,
    Rating
    69%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (27-04-2012, 276 minutes)
  10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_ocnUbrVd0
    StarringMasanobu Andô, Jun'ichi Haruta & Sabu Kawahara
    DirectorTe-Sheng Wei (Kano, Cape No.7 & Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 2: The Rainbow Bridge)
    Themesslavery, warfare, action, drama, historical,
    CountryTaiwan
    Keywordshistorical, poignant,
    Rating
    70%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

New Taiwanese movies out now

Best recent & upcoming Taiwanese movies with release dates.

10,000 miles by Simon Hung

Release date2016
CountryTaiwan
StarringJack Noseworthy, Megan Lai & Sean Huang
Previous releasesBattle for Skyark & Mr. Monster
Associated with drama,

The Assassin (08-10-2015, 107 minutes))

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKFtNsQ78oI
DirectorHsiao-Hsien Hou (Three Times, Flight of the Red Balloon & A Time to Live, a Time to Die)
StarringQi Shu, Chen Chang & Satoshi Tsumabuki
Similar moviesCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon & House of the Flying Daggers
Themespolitics, warfare, action, drama,
CountryChina France Taiwan
Keywordsaction-packed, fantastic,
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Nian Nian (10-04-2015, 119 minutes))

DirectorSylvia Chang (20 30 40, The Red Violin & Eat Drink Man Woman)
StarringHsiao-chuan Chang, Julian Chen & Lawrence Ko
Similar moviesHyakuen no koi & Yi Yi
Themesarts, families, drama,
CountryTaiwan
Keywordsengaging, gripping,
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix
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