2017 World’s Most Popular Feature Films Released In China

In 2017,  Hollywood made huge box office gains in China;  from popular action films like DunkirkSpider-ManWonder Woman,  to fantastic animation like Coco,  and Beauty and the Beast. 


Let’s break down the highest-rated feature films of 2017,  as ranked by IMDb user votes as of Dec. 19, 2017.


* Reference:  IMDb (Internet Movie Database)



Dunkirk (2017)


106 min | Action, Drama, History

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 284,232 | Gross: $188.37M



Coco (I) (2017)


105 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina | Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 41,873 | Gross: $156.12M



Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)


141 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Channing Tatum

Votes: 116,865 | Gross: $100.20M



Murder on the Orient Express (2017)


114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When a murder occurs on the train he’s travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench

Votes: 58,133 | Gross: $98.72M



Darkest Hour (2017)


125 min | Biography, Drama, History

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn

Votes: 3,053 | Gross: $2.85M



Blade Runner 2049 (2017)


164 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista

Votes: 161,880 | Gross: $91.52M



Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)


133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi


Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei

Votes: 253,175 | Gross: $334.20M



Wonder Woman (2017)


141 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis

Votes: 346,936 | Gross: $412.56M



Beauty and the Beast (2017)


129 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical


An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad

Votes: 185,999 | Gross: $504.01M



War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)


140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama


After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval

Votes: 139,908 | Gross: $146.88M


Editor: Joe