At the start of this year, many low-budget Chinese movies like "A Simple Life" and "Love in The Puff" received both considerable box office revenue and positive feedback. For example, "A Simple Life" took over 60 million yuan at the box office, making it the most profitable movie from director Ann Hui.

In the remaining 9 months of 2012, many low-budget Chinese movies hit big screens. Will they survive from the box office battle against Hollywood blockbusters? Famous movie website Mtime.com filed an anticipated-Chinese-movie list for 2012.

11 Flowers
Director: Wang Xiaoshuai
Lead actors: Yan Ni, Qiao Renliang
Release date: May 11
Storyline: It tells a story during the Cultural Revolution. An 11-year-old boy witnesses a murder and sees the murderer executed. It reflects the special period from a young boy's eyes. Many suggest the movie is like a biography of director Wang Xiaoshuai.

Mi
Director: Lou Ye
Lead actors: Qin Hao, Hao Lei
Release date: unknown
Storyline: The film was adapted from a real story which was posted in online forums. The controversial director will discuss topics like extramarital affairs in the movie.
Unspoiled Brats
Director: Zhang Yuan
Actors: Wang Zinuo, Li Xinyun
Storyline: It tells the story of three young people who fight to live in a thriving metropolis. The movie centers on the lives of the people, known as "Bei Piao", meaning those who are living in Beijing but don't own a "Hukou", or residential permit.
Design of Death
Director: Guan Hu
Actors: Huang Bo, Yu Nan, Simon Yam
Release date: April 28
Storyline: Adapted from a novel of the same name, the movie tells the story of a strange murder case in a small village in China.
Full Circle
Director :
Zhang Yang
Actors: Xu Huan Shan, Wu Tianming,
Release date: May 8
Storyline: It tells the story that happened in an old people's home. A group of old people, who were sent to a retirement home by their busy children, plan an escape to pursue their dreams.
An Inaccurate Memoir
Director:
Yang Shupeng
Actors: Huang Xiaoming, Zhang Xinyi, Zhang Yi, Tibo Bao
Release date: April 24
Storyline: This story set in turbulent period tells the tale of a group of gangsters who kidnap an ambitious groom.
Zhi Qing Chun
Director: Vicky Zhao
Actors: Mark Chao, Han Gen
Release date: unknown
Intro: Adapted from a popular novel of the same name, the movie is also known as actress Vicky Zhao's directorial debut. Zhao invited Stanley Kwan to be the producer, and Director Ann Hui will also take part in the filmmaking.
Hundred Years of A Floating City
Director: Yim Ho
Actors: Aaron Kwan, Charlie Yeung, Paw Hee Ching
Release date: unknown
Storyline: This historical drama called "Hundred Years of a Floating City" tells the real story of a fisherman's son who rises to become a powerful businessman.
Blind Detective
Director: Johnnie To
Actors: Sammi Cheung, Andy Lau
Release date: unknown
Storyline: Andy Lau plays a former detective who becomes blind. He uses his experience to help a police officer (Sammi Cheung).

Si Da Ming Bu
Director: Gordon Chan
Actors: Deng Chao, Liu Yifei, Ronald Cheng
Release date: April
Storyline: Adapted from the famous wuxia novel of the same name, written by Wen Ruian, the movie weaves together martial-arts and suspense to tell the story of four detective guards who are each equipped with their own unique skills.

Er Ci Bao Guang
Director: Li Yu
Actors: Fan Bingbing, Feng Shaofeng, Huo Siyan
Release date: unknown
Storyline: The feature film revolves around a city girl whose childhood was scarred by the exit of her father and the death of her mother. The film charts her struggle to rid herself of her terrible luck.

White Deer Plain
Director: Wang Quanan
Lead actors: Duan Yihong, Kitty Zhang, Zhang Fengyi
Release date: unknown
Storyline: Tracing the Bai and Lu families from 1910 to 1938, the film presents an historical and personal account of the horrors which occurred during this time in fleeting, tableaux-like scenes of varying emotional impact.