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Sina recently compiled a list of upcoming movies that are scheduled to premiere by the end of this year. Actors with multiple productions coming out this year include Eddie Peng, Huang Xuan, Ni Ni, Liao Fan, Shu Qi and Wan Qian. Which films are you looking forward to the most?

Translations and full trailers (if available) are below the cut. Some movies may have been omitted due to lack of information.

Drama Films

Duckweed 乘风破浪 – January 28
Director: Han Han
Cast: Deng Chao, Eddie Peng, Zhao Liying, Dong Zijian

Cook Up A Storm 决战食神 – February 02
Director: Ye Weimin
Cast: Ge You, Nicholas Tse, Tang Yan, Jung Yong-hwa

What A Wonderful Family 麻烦家族 – April 28
Director: Huang Lei
Cast: Huang Lei, Sun Li (not the Legend of Zhenhuan star), Hai Qing

In Youth 芳华 – October 01
Director: Feng Xiaogang
Cast: Huang Xuan

The Summer Is Gone 八月 – March 24
Director: Zhang Dalei
Cast: Kong Weiyi, Zhang Chen

Tracing 追·踪 – TBA
Director: Li Xiaofeng
Cast: Luo Jin, Nie Yuan


The House That Never Dies II 京城81号II – April 02
Director: Qian Renhao
Cast: Julian Cheung, Gillian Chung


Journey To the West: Conquering the Demons 西游伏妖篇 – January 28
Director: Tsui Hark
Cast: Kris Wu, Lin Gengxin, Yao Chen, Lin Yun, Bao Bei’er

Legend of the Cat Demon 妖猫传 – December 23
Director: Chen Kaige
Cast: Huang Xuan, Shota Sometani, Zhang Yuqi, Qin Hao

Wukong 悟空传 – July 13
Director: Guo Zijian
Cast: Eddie Peng, Ni Ni, Ou Hao, Yu Wenle, Zheng Shuang

Once Upon A Time / TLTWTMPB 三生三世十里桃花 – Summer
Director: Zhao Xiaoding, Anthony LaMolinara
Cast: Liu Yifei, Yang Yang, Yan Kuan (as Bai Zhen), Luo Jin (as Zhe Yan)

The Thousand Faces of Dunjia 奇门遁甲 – October 10
Director: Yuan Heping
Cast: Dapeng, Ni Ni, Aarif Rahman, Zhou Dongyu


Once Upon A Time in Northeast China 东北往事之破马张飞 – February 03
Director: Guo Dalei
Cast: Jia Nailiang, Ma Li, Wang Xun

Buddies in India 大闹天竺 – January 28
Director: Wang Baoqiang
Cast: Wang Baoqiang, Yue Yunpeng, Liu Yan, Huang Bo (guest)

The Village of No Return 健忘村 – January 27th 8pm
Director: Chen Yuxun
Cast: Shu Qi, Wang Qianyuan, Joseph Chang, Eric Tsang, Tony Yang

City of Rock 缝纫机乐队 – September 30
Director & Cast: Dapeng

Father and Son 父子魂斗罗 – July 21
Director: Yuan Weidong
Cast: Dapeng, Fan Wei, Zhang Tianai, Vivian Wu

Have You Had Enough? 有完没完 – April 1
Director: Wang Xiaokun
Cast: Alyssa Chia, Fan Wei, Lin Gengxin, Xue Zhiqian

Really? 我说的都是真的 – TBA
Director: Liu Yiwei
Cast: Xiao Shenyang, Ivy Chen, Liu Yiwei

Mad Ebriety 断片儿 – TBA
Director: Luo Deng
Cast: Ge You, Yue Yunpeng, Du Chun, Bao Bei’er, Xiao Shenyang

Crime / Thriller

The Devotion of Suspect X 嫌疑人X的献身 – April 1
Director: Alec Su
Cast: Wang Kai, Zhang Luyi

The Missing 绑架者 – April 1
Director: Xu Jinglei
Cast: Bai Baihe, Huang Lixing, Ming Dao, Xu Jinglei

Extraordinary Mission 非凡任务 – April 1
Director: Alan Mak, Anthony Pun
Cast: Huang Xuan, Duan Yihong, Zu Feng

Battle of Memories 记忆大师 – April 28
Director: Leste Chen
Cast: Huang Bo, Xu Jinglei, Duan Yihong, Yang Zishan, Tiffany Hsu

The Brink 狂兽 – TBA
Director: Li Zijun
Cast: Yu Wenle, Max Zhang Jin

Savages 雪暴 – TBA
Director: Cui Siwei
Cast: Chang Chen, Ni Ni, Liao Fan, Huang Jue, Liu Ye

Evil Minds 心理罪 – TBA
Director: Xie Dongshen
Cast: Liao Fan, Li Yifeng, Wan Qian, Li Chun

Evil Minds: City of Lights 心理罪:城市之光– TBA
Director: Xu Jizhou
Cast: Deng Chao, Ethan Ruan, Liu Shishi, Guo Jingfei

Chasing the Dragon 追龙 – TBA
Director: Liu Weiqiang
Cast: Donnie Yen, Andy Lau

Love Contractually 合约男女 – February 14
Director: Liu Guonan
Cast: Sammi Cheng, Joseph Chang

Beautiful Accident 美好的意外 – March
Director: He Weiting
Cast: Gui Lunmei, Ouyang Nana, Chen Kun (guest)

Historical / War

Founding of an Army 建军大业 -August 1
Director: Liu Weiqiang
Cast: Liu Ye, Zhu Yawen, Wang Jingchun, Ou Hao, Liu Haoran

God of War 荡寇风云 – First half of 2017
Director: Gordon Chan
Cast: Vincent Zhao, Wan Qian

The Great Escape 明月几时有 – TBA
Director: Ann Hui
Cast: Zhou Xun, Eddie Peng, Wallace Huo, Jiang Wenli


Kungfu Yoga 功夫瑜伽 – January 28
Director: Tang Jili
Cast: Jackie Chan, Aarif Rahman, Lay Zhang Yixing

The Adventurers 侠盗联盟 – July
Director: Feng Delun
Cast: Andy Lau, Shu Qi, Tony Yang, Zhang Jingchu, Jean Reno

Brotherhood of Blades II 绣春刀之修罗战场 – July
Director: Lu Yang
Cast: Chang Chen, Yang Mi, Zhang Yi, Lei Jiayin

Wolf Warrior 战狼2 – July 28
Director: Wu Jing
Cast: Wu Jing, Celina Jade, Frank Grillo, Zhang Han

2 thoughts on “List of upcoming 2017 films”

  1. Once Upon a Time fo SURE ^_^ been waiting aaaages. The others seem interesting too (e.g. Cat Demon and The Great Escape, to name a few) but defs Yang Yang and Liu Yifei’s movie! And bonus Yan Yi Kuan :) Very keen for all the beautiful haha. Thanks for including the links to trailers/relevant tagged posts!

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