Six Chinese Men in the Movies Who Loved Western Women, from Least Sexy to Most Sexy | Speaking of China

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  1. Claire
    Claire December 14, 2012 at 12:16 pm | | Reply

    Was so hoping Tony Leung Ka Fai would be number one when I read the beginning of this post – I love that film. And the book is just as good.

    When I was younger I used to watch the Jungle Book which Jason Scott Lee is in and also features an AM/WF relationship. It is more of a kid’s film with it being a ‘real’ Jungle Book but is worth a watch if you fancy seeing Jason Scott Lee swinging through the trees in a loincloth 😉

    I have only read the book of Mao’s Last Dancer but really need to get around to watching the film as I love to watch male ballet dancers hehe

  2. askdsk
    askdsk December 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm | | Reply

    This is a great indie film –
    A simple story that resonates.

    Also, “Pushing Hands”.

  3. chiao
    chiao December 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm | | Reply

    Oh my, just last week I got reminded of ‘The Lover’ film which I rmb was on TV when I was a teen, wanted to watch it so badly back then but it was running late ;P and I forgot the title!! Thank you so so much for that post, now I can finally watch and share it with my Chinese bf :D!

  4. Manny
    Manny December 14, 2012 at 2:10 pm | | Reply

    What about Bruce Lee? I am disappointed that he did not make Jocelyn’s list. Why is he not on the list? He was ranked as one of the sexiest Chinese men of all times.

  5. Blossom
    Blossom December 14, 2012 at 4:25 pm | | Reply

    Tony Leung is to die for! That movie is extraordinary. There has been some speculation that Tony Leung and Jane March may have been actually making love in one of the more steamy scenes. Apparently this interpretation affected March’s career, as she had only just turned 18 at the time of filming. Thank Jocelyn for your great honest and humerous movie reviews.

  6. Blossom
    Blossom December 14, 2012 at 4:27 pm | | Reply

    P.s. I am referring to film called The Lover.

  7. namenotgiven
    namenotgiven December 14, 2012 at 4:52 pm | | Reply

    The Lovers,
    Tony Leung Ka Fai in that movie. Lord have mercy. Can on longer form a coherent thought.

  8. Blossom
    Blossom December 15, 2012 at 2:09 am | | Reply

    @ namenotgiven: totally with you there!! 🙂 i am rendered speechless too! Massive sigh!!

  9. Bruce
    Bruce December 15, 2012 at 9:23 am | | Reply

    I think we should turn off the movie and pulll our partner out of the kitchen, both take a cold shower and unlock the drawer for the vibrator!!! 🙂

    Bruce 🙂

  10. Sveta
    Sveta December 15, 2012 at 4:19 pm | | Reply

    I don’t find Henney attractive, not at all. I also thought he wasn’t a good actor.

  11. Oegukeen from Loving Korean
    Oegukeen from Loving Korean December 15, 2012 at 5:32 pm | | Reply

    I was just about to start complaining that Henney is Korean, but then actually read your post 🙂
    I love this post, and I really think Asian men should get their chance at being sexy on screen too.

    @Manny This list is about Chinese men who had a white love interest on screen, not off screen.

  12. Laura
    Laura December 15, 2012 at 5:32 pm | | Reply

    Tony Leung is even attractive nowadays, he is in his 60’s and he is still attractive, like good wine, getting better with the years.

  13. Bruce
    Bruce December 15, 2012 at 6:19 pm | | Reply

    You know Chinese/asian actors should change a little bit to take it to the next level like having more muscles. I’m serious here. Tell me why I say that.

  14. Ludimilla de Freitas
    Ludimilla de Freitas December 16, 2012 at 7:49 pm | | Reply

    wow… Tony Leung rules…
    I watched L’Amant twice in a row…

  15. Manny
    Manny December 17, 2012 at 11:04 am | | Reply

    @Oegukeen. I misread the post. Thanks for letting me know that it is about sexy Chinese men on the screen and not off screen.

  16. Sam
    Sam December 20, 2012 at 6:50 pm | | Reply

    By the way, in case you don’t know, Jane March is half Asian – her mother is Chinese.

  17. Rebekah
    Rebekah June 18, 2013 at 1:31 pm | | Reply

    Why did I never hear of The Lover before!?
    I watched a short trailer for this just now….WHOA!

  18. Kate
    Kate July 2, 2013 at 11:06 pm | | Reply

    Eiji Okada is not on this list? Whyyyyyyyy? “Hiroshima, Mon Amour” was an amazing film and he was absolutely gorgeous!

  19. Laura
    Laura July 2, 2013 at 11:39 pm | | Reply

    Eiji Okada is Japanese

  20. Vicky
    Vicky April 10, 2015 at 1:47 pm | | Reply

    YES!! Tony was incredibly sexy in The Lovers. The passion was out of bounds! I’ve watched it many years ago yet I still remember it. Thanks for the reminder!

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