Learn Mandarin Chinese the most Natural Way Possible – Through Movies

LCFM features unique subtitles, glossaries, and transcripts for 25+ movies – including professionally-dubbed Mandarin-audio children’s movies as well as Mainland, Hong Kong, & Taiwanese films (Mandarin audio).

Films are streamed from YouTube or third-party sites with LCFM subtitles layered on top.

All video and subtitle content is user-generated.

LCFM is compatible with all devices and computers.

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Take a peak at the 25+ selections. Glossaries and full Chinese-Pinyin-English transcripts, available in both Simplified Chinese (CHS) and Traditional Chinese (CHT).


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LCFM for ALL Your Devices

Responsive design will guarantee LCFM displays brilliantly across all devices. Both Traditional and Simplified Chinese characters are available for all LCFM materials on all devices.

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Over 2000 Characters PER Movie – Enough to Read a Chinese Newspaper

For each of the 25+ selections, learn the most commonly used Chinese characters – enough to read a Chinese Newspaper. 

Shown in given movie’s chronological order, review LCFM characters on-the-go on any device.

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Glossaries for Each Word Shown in the Movie, in Chronological Order

Quickly review all words on your computer or on on-the-go with LCFM Glossaries. Each selection is accompanied by its own glossary with words appearing in same order as they did in the movie, making it incredibly easy to review vocab.

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LCFM Video Transcripts

Review all words and  characters in context with LCFM Video Transcripts. Try to memorize one scene at a time – and before you know it you will have memorized the entire movie. Each movie covers an incredible amount of different situations in which you would find yourself in China. Easily apply these dialogs to every unique situation you encounter.

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Hi Dagwood, I just want to say how much I am enjoying your pinyin subtitle product—I watched King of Masks today and was able to both enjoy the movie and learn/reinforce my efforts at learning Mandarin. The amount of work and detail those subtitle files represents is incredible. Thank you for creating such a good service.

Frank Maddox, Associate Professor of Economics, Oxford College of Emory University

For myself, I really enjoy how I can sit on the couch get comfortable and watch the whole thing. Also having transcripts in the Chinese-Pinyin-English format is great too - so I can read the transcripts before I watch the movies, then when I watch the movie I can just focus on the Chinese part and building up my skill level to the point when I can watch the movies like you would, say in a theater.

Kevin McKenzie

Learning Chinese through watching movies is a great idea, and I have tried doing it myself. But without pinyin subtitles (I don’t have time for hanzi) I don’t learn much from the movies. I am glad someone else has taken up the challenge, and am happy to support your efforts at least through purchasing the product. Tell me if there is any other way I can help out.


This is a great way to passively studying language.. the educational videos get so boring.


Hi there, just wanted to say thanks so much for putting together the subs for these movies. I’ve just moved to Shanghai and doing a lot of self-study, and I’ve found them incredibly helpful. They’ve really helped me a lot with my speaking and listening skills. I feel like I’m picking up the language a lot more because of what you’ve done. It’s really empowering and really expands my world since English is very sparse here, and in many cases, nonexistent. Much, much appreciated. Cheers

Dave Rollands
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