If you don’t know, Douban is one of the most influential website in China for any thing related to film, books, music, and recent events. It attracts millions of users who come together to rate and discuss any and all topics. Below are the list of Douban highest rated Chinese movies in 2016. And with so many people voting, I would say anything that is above 7.0 is considered good.
1. Mr. Donkey starring Ren Su Xi, Da Li, Liu Shuai Liang, Pei Kui Shan, and Aru Na – 8.3 with 208,034 votes
2. Operation Mekong starring Zhang Hanyu, Peng Yuyan, Sun Chun – 8.0 with 285,762 votes
3. Trivisa starring Gordon Lam, Richie Jen, Jordan Chan – 8.0
4. Song of Phoenix starring Tao Zeru, Li Min Cheng, Ji Bo, Hu Xian Xu, Zheng Wei – 8.0 with 92,712 votes
5. Happiness starring Huiying Hong, Chen Jia Le, Liu Ya Se – 7.9 with 9,995 votes
6. The Wasted Time starring Ge You, Zhang Ziyi, Asano Tadanobu – 7.7 with 95,210 votes
7. Kaili Blues starring Chen Yongzhong, Xie Lixun, Yu Shixue – 7.7 with 52, 254 votes
8.Soul Mate starring Zhou Dongyu, Ma Sichun, Li Chengbin – 7.6 with 202,072 votes
9. Cock and Bull starring Liu Ye, Zhang Yi, Duan Bowen, Wang Ziwen – 7.6 86,821 votes
10. Port of Call starring Aaron Kwok, Tam Yiu Man – 7.3 72,681 votes
I would definitely recommend watching any of the above if you’re looking for a good movie to watch. My personal favorites are Soul Mate, Mr. Donkey, and The Wasted Time.