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1. Tinseltown TV (2002– )

60 min | Music, News

8.8
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Five camera crews are in action all week bringing audiences the best in film premieres, behind the scenes exclusives, music events, fashion shows and celebrity parties across the globe.

Stars: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt

2. Diablo (1996 Video Game)

M | Action, Fantasy, Horror

8.7
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It is a horrible era for the formerly peaceful town of Tristram. The young Prince Albrect is missing, King Leoric is dead, and demonic raids are now commonplace. You are one of the heroes, ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Metzen, Bill Roper, Erich Schaefer, Eric Sexton | Stars: Michael Haley, Glynnis Talken, Michael Gough, Paul Eiding

3. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Shun Oguri, Sawako Agawa, Kyôko Koizumi

4. Stranglehold (2007 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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A third-person video game set in Hong Kong and Chicago where a tough cop battles the mob.

Directors: John Woo, Martin Stoltz | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Rio Ahn, Henry Milton Chu, Jeremy Dunn

5. At the Movies (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.2
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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

6. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

7. The Killer (1989)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.

Writer: John Woo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Danny Lee, Sally Yeh, Kong Chu

8. The Rotten Tomatoes Show (2009– )

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Brett Erlich, Ellen Fox, Alonso Duralde, Joey Vosevich

9. Hard Boiled (1992)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew.

Writers: John Woo, Barry Wong | Director: John Woo | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Teresa Mo, Philip Chan

10. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Broken Arrow (1996)

Documentary

7.9
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Stars: Howie Long, Christian Slater, John Travolta, John Woo

11. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

12. How Bruce Lee Changed the World (2009 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.8
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More than just a biography, this film explores Bruce Lee's global impact to see how he has influenced all areas of popular culture including fitness, cinema, music, sport, dance, video ... See full summary »

Writer: Steve Webb | Director: Steve Webb | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Cali, Jackie Chan, Margaret Cho

13. Cinema Hong Kong: Wu Xia (2003 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.8
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Writer: Ian Taylor | Director: Ian Taylor | Stars: Siu-Pang Chan, Pei-pei Cheng, David Chiang, Szu-Ying Chien

14. Bullet in the Head (1990)

Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.

Writers: Janet Chun, Patrick Leung, John Woo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Jacky Cheung, Waise Lee, Simon Yam

15. Mission: Improbable (2000 TV Short)

7 min | Short, Comedy

7.7
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A behind the scenes look at the stunt work of "Mission: Impossible 2", told through one stunt man who looks like a certain superstar, who's got his looks, but certainly not his smarts.

Writer: Mike Bender | Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Tom Cruise, Ben Stiller, John Woo, Stephen Chang

16. Wings of Defeat (2007)

Documentary

7.7
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Wings of Defeat is a feature-length documentary exploring the human experience of surviving kamikaze pilots. When director, Risa Morimoto, learned that her beloved uncle had trained as a ... See full summary »

Writer: Linda Hoaglund | Director: Risa Morimoto | Stars: Eugene Brick, Henry Christensen, John Dower, Takehiko Ena

17. Red Cliff II (2009)

142 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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In this sequel to Red Cliff, first minister Cao Cao convinces Emperor Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Xu and Wu, who have become allied forces, against all expectations... See full summary »

Writers: John Woo, Khan Chan, Cheng Kuo, Heyu Sheng, Guanzhong Luo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

18. All the Invisible Children (2005)

124 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.

Writers: Mehdi Charef, Diego De Silva, Stribor Kusturica, Cinqué Lee, Joie Lee, Qiang Li, Kátia Lund, Jordan Scott, Eduardo Tripa, Stefano Veneruso | Directors: Mehdi Charef, Emir Kusturica, Spike Lee, Kátia Lund, Jordan Scott, Ridley Scott, Stefano Veneruso, John Woo | Stars: Adama Bila, Elysée Rouamba, Rodrigue Ouattara, Uros Milovanovic

19. A Better Tomorrow (1986)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.

Writers: Hing-Ka Chan, Suk-Wah Leung, John Woo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Lung Ti, Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Emily Chu

20. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (2011)

Not Rated | 276 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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62 Metascore

An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them.

Writer: Te-Sheng Wei | Director: Te-Sheng Wei | Stars: Masanobu Andô, Jun'ichi Haruta, Sabu Kawahara, Shiang-Chu Tang

21. Kurosawa's Way (2011)

52 min | Documentary

7.6
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Eleven major filmmakers from Europe, Asia and America talk about Akira Kurosawa and explore some ways on which he influenced their own work.

Writer: Catherine Cadou | Director: Catherine Cadou | Stars: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Bernardo Bertolucci, Joon-ho Bong, Clint Eastwood

22. Red Cliff (2008)

R | 146 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.).

Writers: John Woo, Khan Chan, Cheng Kuo, Heyu Sheng, Guanzhong Luo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

23. A Better Tomorrow II (1987)

Unrated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A restauranteur teams up with a police officer and his ex-con brother to avenge the death of a friend's daughter.

Writers: Hark Tsui, John Woo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

24. Face/Off (1997)

R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.3
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82 Metascore

To foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan backfires when the same criminal impersonates the cop with the same method.

Writers: Mike Werb, Michael Colleary | Director: John Woo | Stars: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola

25. Hostage (2002)

9 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.3
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The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide.

Writers: David Carter, Greg Hahn, Vincent Ngo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Clive Owen, Maury Chaykin, Kathryn Morris, Darius McCrary

26. Boxer from Shantung (1972)

Unrated | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Leaving the poverty of his life in Shantung to seek fortune in Shanghai, The Boxer is instead drawn into a world of corruption, gang warfare and evil... Where his only protection is his famed fighting technique.

Writers: Cheh Chang, Kuang Ni | Directors: Cheh Chang, Hsueh Li Pao | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Li Ching, David Chiang, Mario Milano

27. Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong (2003 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary, Action

7.3
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A look at the martial arts and kung fu cinema of Hong Kong.

Writer: Ian Taylor | Director: Ian Taylor | Stars: Jackie Chan, Pei-pei Cheng, David Chiang, Yuen Chor

28. Young People (1972)

118 min | Comedy, Sport

7.3
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Writers: Cheh Chang, Kuang Ni | Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Kuan Tai Chen, Agnes Chan

29. Appleseed Saga: Ex Machina (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.2
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With Brialeos convalescing after a mission, Deunan is assigned a new and remarkably familiar partner as a strange wave of terrorist attacks plague Olympus.

Writers: Masamune Shirow, Kiyoto Takeuchi, Todd Weinger | Director: Shinji Aramaki | Stars: Ai Kobayashi, Kôichi Yamadera, Yûji Kishi, Kong Kuwata

30. Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

106 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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A son tries to avenge his father, and gets two sword fighters to help him.

Writer: John Woo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Damian Lau, Pai Wei, Chiu-hua Wei, Kong Lau

31. Nan Jing 1937 (1995)

120 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife, their teenage daughter and their young son travel from Shanghai to Nanjing seeking ... See full summary »

Writers: Jesse Hung, Xiaosheng Liang, Tiansheng Xu | Director: Ziniu Wu | Stars: Han Chin, Ai Saotome, Rene Liu, Tao Bai

32. Biography (1987– )
Episode: John Travolta (2003)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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Writer: Iain Kennedy | Director: Adam Friedman | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, Halle Berry, Garth Brooks

33. Blood Brothers (1973)

118 min | Action, Drama

7.1
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Writers: Cheh Chang, Kuang Ni | Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Kuan Tai Chen, Li Ching

34. Hellfighters of the East (1972)

Action, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Cheh Chang, Kuang Ni | Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Kuan Tai Chen, Chung Wang

35. Itchy Fingers (1979)

Crime, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Po-Chih Leong, Richard Ng, Jing Wong | Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Roy Chiao, Szu-Ying Chien, Cheng Po Chou, Yue Fong

36. The Casino (1972)

Action

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Writer: Kuang Ni | Director: Tseng-Chai Chang | Stars: Lily Ho, Hua Yueh, Feng Chin, Nan Chiang

37. Once a Thief (1996–1998)

R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Mac, LiAnn, and Vic are recruited by a top-secret government agency, working out of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They have many (mis)adventures together, and soon, they are joined ... See full summary »

Creators: Glenn Davis, William Laurin | Stars: Sandrine Holt, Ivan Sergei, Nicholas Lea, Jennifer Dale

38. Reign of Assassins (2010)

R | 117 min | Action

6.9
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Drizzle/Zeng Jing tries to start a new life after she had betrayed her gang and hid the remains of monk.

Writer: Chao-Bin Su | Director: Chao-Bin Su | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Woo-sung Jung, Xueqi Wang, Barbie Hsu

39. The Water Margin (1972)

R | 81 min | Action, Drama

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Writers: Guanzhong Luo, Kuang Ni | Directors: Cheh Chang, Hsueh Li Pao, Ma Wu | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Kuan Tai Chen, Chung Wang

40. Kurosawa: The Last Emperor (1999 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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A profile and history of film director Akira Kurosawa.

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Francis Ford Coppola, Mike Hodges, Paul Joyce

41. Chang Cheh & le sabreur manchot (2005 Video)

26 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Director: Frédéric Ambroisine | Stars: François Armanet, Fathi Beddiar, Christophe Champclaux, Gordon Chan

42. Once a Thief (1991)

R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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A romantic and action packed story of three best friends, a group of high end art thieves, who come into trouble when a love-triangle forms between them.

Writers: Janet Chun, Clifton Ko, John Woo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Cherie Chung, Kong Chu

43. Jackie Chan: My Story (1998 Video)

74 min | Documentary

6.8
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Writer: Bey Logan | Director: Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Willie Chan, Charles Chan, Stanley Tong

44. Dinü hua (1976)

102 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

6.8
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Writers: Disheng Tang, John Woo | Director: John Woo | Stars: Kim Sung Lung, Shuet Shi Mui, Xuelu Jiang, Cibo Liang

45. The Bravest Revenge (1970)

91 min | Action, Adventure

6.8
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Writer: Ge Tien | Director: Lung Chien | Stars: Lingfeng Shangguan, Peng Tien, Yuen Yi, Bao-Liang Chen

46. The Godfather from Hong Kong (1974)

Action, Adventure

6.7
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Writer: Shu Mei Chin | Director: Shu Mei Chin | Stars: Lei Cheng, Nan Chiang, Kuan Chin, Jen Chien Chou

47. Just Heroes (1989)

97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A respected and well liked gang-boss is betrayed and killed. One of his three adopted sons are to take his place. One of them is the traitor.

Writers: Tommy Hau, Kuang Ni | Directors: John Woo, Ma Wu | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Kang-Yeh Cheng, Lei Cheng, John Cheung

48. The Art of Action: Martial Arts in Motion Picture (2002 TV Movie)

105 min | Documentary

6.6
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A look at the history of martial arts films from their chinese roots to the present, presented by Samuel L. Jackson.

Writer: Keith R. Clarke | Director: Keith R. Clarke | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, David Carradine, Jackie Chan, Pei-pei Cheng

49. The Suppressor (2011)

90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A new criminal organisation is on the up-and-up, with a dirty politician and a corrupt detective protecting it from the long arm of the law. Blake Bradley decides to take the law into his own hands and sort things out. His handy work is soon noticed by a rich businessman.

Writers: Ara Paiaya, Chris Robb | Director: Ara Paiaya | Stars: Ara Paiaya, Behrouz Abolghassem, Sarah Alexander, Shanara Ali

50. Revenge of the Iron-Fist Maiden (1972)

89 min | Action, Adventure

6.6
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A mountain girl sets out to avenge her murdered father.

Writer: Ge Tien | Director: John Woo | Stars: Pin Chiang, Chia-Lin Sun, Chin-Feng Wang, Yuen Yi