10 Best Chinese Comedy Movies

Wednesday, March 9 by T. Cousin

The 10 best Chinese comedy movies are sure to please even the toughest critic. Comedy is taken from drama and has come from every corner of the world since time began. Here is a list of the ten best Chinese comedy movies for your enjoyment.

  1.  "CJ7" (2008) This fantasy/comedy movie features state-of-the-art visual effects. The movie is about a poor laborer and his son and how their routine existence is forever changed when an odd pet enters their world.
  2. "Summer's Tail" (2007) This is a Chinese romantic/comedy movie. The story features a popula high school girl with an illness that has caused her to leave her school and friends. After meeting a boy who gets expelled from school, the two fall in love and spend their fun-filled days in a special place with their former schoolmates.
  3. "Feel It Say It…" (2006) This movie is a Chinese romantic/comedy. The story is about two co-workers who are unsatisfied with the actions of their current partners that end up falling in love with each other.
  4. "Bio-Zombie" (1998) This is a Chinese comedy/horror movie. The story is about two animated buddies who play a joke on a friend by getting him drunk, but they have mistakenly given him a chemical that will turn him into a zombie.
  5. "Shower" (1999) This Chinese comedy/drama movie is about a businessman who returns home to bury his dead father only to find him alive. After observing his father, he realizes his father is close to dying and he must take control of the situation.
  6. "Flirting Scholar" (1993) This is a fantasy/comedy Chinese movie. The tale is about a polygamist who is tired of his many wives. He decides to sell himself into servitude to the family of a girl he falls for and gets more than he bargained for after he finds out her mother is his enemy.
  7. "Eat Drink Man Woman" (2005) This is a comedy/drama Chinese movie. The story follows a chef and his three lustful/rebellious daughters. The daughters get more than they can handle when their father becomes involved in an affair in order to bring his family closer together.
  8. "Kung Fu Hustle" (2004) This Chinese comedy is set in pre-revolutionary China. In the movie, a small-time thief gets more than he bargained for when he tries to take over an apartment building and extort money from the residents. The residents are martial arts masters and are willing to fight to the death.
  9. "The Lady Iron Chef" (2007) This Chinese comedy is about the daughter of a slacker who has no cooking skills. She meets and falls in love with a man, but the mother of her beau disapproves of her. To win his mother over, she tries to beat her in a cooking showdown.
  10. "Telephone 601" (2007) This is a Chinese comedy/drama based on a true story. The movie is about mistaken identity that turns into compassionate impersonation. A woman whose phone number is mistaken for a celebrity gets a call from a dying young man whose lifelong wish was to have the singer/celebrity he thinks she is sing his song.