Best HK Flicks

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1.
The Killer (1989)
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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. (111 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
2.
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
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The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton... (115 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
 
3.
God of Gamblers (1989)
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A master gambler loses his memory, and is befriended by a street hustler who discovers his supernatural gambling abilities. (126 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
4.
Detective Dee: The Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
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An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu. (123 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
5.
Election (2005)
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Rival gang leaders are locked in a struggle to become the new chairman of Hong Kong's Triad society. (100 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
6.
Ip Man (2008)
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During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense. (106 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
7.
Protégé (2007)
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A special agent has for 8 years been deep undercover in Asia's lucrative organized crime trade as he plays protg to one of the key players, Banker. Nick now has but he has started to feel loyalty to his new environment, and to the money. (106 mins.)
Director: Derek Yee
 
8.
Eye in the Sky (2007)
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With the nickname Peggy, a new recruit is mentored by Dog-Head, while undergoing on-job training while tracking down a gang of well organized armed heist robbers. The police use the surveillance cameras trying to track their identities. (90 mins.)
Director: Yau Nai Hoi
 
9.
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
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During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself. (111 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
10.
Infernal Affairs (2002)
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A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
11.
Tricky Brains (1991)
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A trickster-for-hire, known as the Tricky Expert, is hired to ruin the lives of a father and son by making them think that he's a part of the family. (110 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
12.
My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002)
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A car accident gives a spoiled, troubled young woman the ability to see ghosts, including one of a former classmate. (98 mins.)
 
13.
Comeuppance (2000)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Sung Kee Chiu
 
14.
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
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Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. Unsurprisingly... (98 mins.)
Director: Siu-Tung Ching
 
15.
The Heroic Trio (1993)
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The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman)... (88 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
16.
Treasure Hunt (1994)
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A C.I.A. agent is assigned to go to Beijing to look for a hidden "treasure," which turns out to be a woman who has supernatural powers, and is the National Treasure of China. (111 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Lau
 
17.
Tai-Chi Master (1993)
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Two friends, ex Shaolin monks, part ways as they brush with the ongoing rebellion against the government. The ambitious one rises up to be a powerful military commander, while his betrayed friend resorts to learn the calm ways of Tai Chi. (96 mins.)
Director: Yuen Woo Ping
 
18.
Royal Tramp (1992)
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The story of Wilson Bond, a pimp who after saving Chan, the leader of the Heaven and Earth society, a revolutionary group... (106 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
19.
The God of Cookery (1996)
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The most renowned and feared chef in the world loses his title of God of Cookery because of his pompous attitude. Humbled he sets out to reclaim his title. (95 mins.)
 
20.
Needing You... (2000)
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Wah and Kinki both working at the same department of a computer company. Both of them are not getting on very well initially... (101 mins.)
 
21.
Bullet in the Head (1990)
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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. (136 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
22.
Hard Boiled (1992)
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A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew. (128 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
23.
Chungking Express (1994)
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Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents. (102 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
24.
Iron Monkey (1993)
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A martial artist/doctor steals from the corrupt authorities as a masked thief to give to the poor while another martial artist/doctor is forced to hunt him down. But a major threat unites them as a powerful and traitorous shaolin monk takes over the authorities. (90 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
25.
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
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A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members. (124 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
26.
Running Out of Time (1999)
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Police inspector and excellent hostage negotiator Ho Sheung-Sang finds himself in over his head when he is pulled into a 72 hour game by a cancer suffering criminal out for vengeance on Hong Kong's organized crime Syndicates. (93 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To