Best Hong Kong Movies

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1.
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
 
2.
A Better Tomorrow (1986)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
3.
Mr. Vampire (1985)
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The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror. (96 mins.)
Director: Ricky Lau
 
4.
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
 
5.
2046 (2004)
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The women who enter a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love. (129 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
6.
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
 
7.
Zai sheng ren (1981)
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Puppets are brought to life and terrorize a rural area in medieval China. (88 mins.)
Director: Peter Yung
 
8.
All About Ah-Long (1989)
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A father's ex-girlfriend resurfaces after a 10-year absence wanting to take her son away from him. With his world shattered, he must decide between what is best for his son and his own future happiness. (95 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
9.
The Lunatics (1986)
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A psychiatrist donates his time to help the mentally ill street people of Hong Kong. A reporter who hears about his activities accompanies him on his rounds. (87 mins.)
Director: Tung-Shing Yee
 
10.
Dream Lovers (1986)
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Without having met, a famous orchestra conductor and a beautiful woman seem destined to be together. They see one another's faces in their dreams, reflected in mirrors, and in crowded streets before finally meeting in person. (95 mins.)
Director: Tony Au
 
11.
Police Story (1985)
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A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his good name when the drug lords he is after frame him for the murder of a dirty cop. (101 mins.)
 
12.
An Autumn's Tale (1987)
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Filmed in New York, story of naive young woman from Hong Kong who goes to New York to study. Street-wise... (98 mins.)
Director: Mabel Cheung
 
13.
Peking Opera Blues (1986)
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The movie is set in chaotic 1920's China, when warlords fought each other for power while Sun Yat-Sen's... (104 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
14.
Huo wu feng yun (1988)
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(95 mins.)
 
15.
Last Romance (1988)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Yonfan
 
16.
Sha zhi lian (1988)
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Leslie Cheung picks up a girl while driving his car in a remote location and offers her a ride back home... (92 mins.)
Director: Po-Chih Leong
 
17.
Ying hung ho hon (1987)
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After being released from prison, Tang Kat Yung exacts revenge on Li Ah Chai, in this sequel to Rich and Famous. (97 mins.)
Director: Taylor Wong
 
18.
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
 
19.
Tiger on Beat (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker. (88 mins.)
Director: Lau Kar Leung
 
20.
Triads: The Inside Story (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Li Man-Ho comes to Hong Kong after his father's death following a double crossed peace meeting at the hands of a rival gang... (91 mins.)
Director: Taylor Wong
 
21.
City on Fire (1987)
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An undercover cop infiltrates a gang of thieves who plan to rob a jewelry store. (101 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
22.
Prison on Fire (1987)
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Inside a Chinese prison two inmates form a friendship and face the difficulty of life on the inside. (98 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
23.
Prison on Fire II (1991)
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Ching is a prisoner in a Honk Kong jail that has a large population of Mainland Chinese prisoners. Ching escapes to see his young son... (109 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
24.
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
 
25.
The Imp (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Ging-Keung encounters sinister turns of fate where he works, and he becomes frightened enough to consult with a Taoist priest. The priest informs him that his workplace had been the site of murdering. (95 mins.)
Director: Dennis Yu
 
26.
Boat People (1982)
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A Japanese photojournalist revisits Vietnam after the Liberation and learns harsh truths about its regime and its "New Economic Zones". (109 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
27.
My Lucky Stars 2: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
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A police informant sent a letter containing sensitive information on an illegal drug operation to his friend... (105 mins.)
 
28.
As Tears Go By (1988)
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Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly. (102 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
29.
Lai Shi, China's Last Eunuch (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Affected by traditional values, young Lai Shi had himself castrated in order to become a eunuch to the Manchu Emperor... (90 mins.)
 
30.
The Truth (1988)
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Director: Taylor Wong
 
31.
Casino Raiders (1989)
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Law and Chan are gamblers and friends. Forced into a battle with the Yakuza, How far will friendship go? A high stakes card game will settle it all. (127 mins.)
 
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33.
Days of Being Wild (1990)
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Set in 1960, the film centres on the young, boyishly handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute... (94 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
34.
Lee Rock (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The first part of the Lee Rock trilogy which chronicles the rise and fall of the corrupt police force that Lee Rock becomes a part of... (128 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Ah Mon
 
35.
Saviour of the Soul (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A graying black-clad swordsman slays palace guards, as he flies through the air to an uncertain purpose... (92 mins.)
 
36.
Lee Rock III (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The final part to the Lee Rock trilogy. Lee Rock's rise to power with the corruption of the Hong Kong Police is about to crumble beneath him...
Director: Lawrence Ah Mon
 
37.
Lee Rock II (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The second part of the trilogy chronicling the rise and fall of Hong Kong's top corrupt official. During this time period... (71 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Ah Mon
 
38.
The Last Princess of Manchuria (1990)
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(96 mins.)
 
39.
Moon Warriors (1992)
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A simple fisherman helps a fugitive King in a fight, and offers him refuge in a hideout near his fishing village... (83 mins.)
 
40.
Tian chang di jiu (1993)
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A young woman searches for information about her father who starred in the classic movie 'Days of Tomorrow'... (93 mins.)
Director: Yu-Ming Lau
 
41.
The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young martial artist is caught between respecting his pacifist father's wishes or stopping a group of disrespectful foreigners from stealing precious artifacts. (102 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
 
42.
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
 
43.
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
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A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage. (113 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chow
 
44.
The Last Emperor (1987)
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The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
 
45.
Doctor Mack (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Since dropping out from the medical school, Lau Mack has been living a humble but contented life, running a small clinic in a shabby area... (98 mins.)
Director: Chi-Ngai Lee
 
46.
The Longest Nite (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business. (81 mins.)
Director: Patrick Yau
 
47.
Lust, Caution (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee. (157 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
48.
Chinese Odyssey 2002 (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In Ming Dynasty China, two pairs of siblings are destined for each other. But fate throws countless obstacles in the path of their happiness... (97 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Lau
 
49.
Happy Together (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Yiu-Fai and Po-Wing arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong and take to the road for a holiday. Something is wrong and their relationship goes adrift... (96 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
50.
Cyclo (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young man who struggles through life by earning some money with his bicycle-taxi in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) gets contact to a group of criminals... (123 mins.)
Director: Tran Anh Hung
 
51.
Ashes of Time (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A broken-hearted hit man moves to the desert where he finds skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings. (100 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
52.
Chungking Express (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
53.
Dang chuek lei wooi loi (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Chung has a book project that will make his career in publishing: a collector's edition of the work of Siu Lau... (98 mins.)
 
54.
The Eagle Shooting Heroes (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A parody of Louis Cha's novel The Eagle Shooting Heroes (thats the literal translation). Story begins... (100 mins.)
Director: Jeff Lau
 
55.
Tom, Dick and Hairy (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Different personalities of three bachelors provide them with three different stories to tell. Tom is torn between a material girl and a prostitute... (99 mins.)
 
56.
The Days of Being Dumb (1992)
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(91 mins.)
 
57.
Hard Boiled (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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
 
58.
A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Basically a retread of the first movie, in which the evil Tree Spirit is back with yet another ghost played by Joey Wong... (104 mins.)
Director: Siu-Tung Ching
 
59.
My Heart Is That Eternal Rose (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two Young couples Lap (Joey Wang) and Rick (Kenny Bee) separates when Lap's Father (Kwan Hoi San) fails a mission... (90 mins.)
Director: Patrick Tam
 
60.
People's Hero (1987)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Tung-Shing Yee
 
61.
Beast Cops (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
One of the most universally acclaimed motion pictures in the history of Hong Kong cinema. Acclaimed director Gordon Chan ("Fist Of Legend"... (110 mins.)