My favourite Hong Kong Movies

These are some classic hong kong movies that i would watch over and over again. In no particular order.
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1.
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
 
2.
Infernal Affairs 2 (2003)
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In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss. (119 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
3.
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
 
4.
A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
5.
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
 
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.
The Longest Nite (1998)
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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
 
8.
Exiled (2006)
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A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him. (110 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
9.
The Mission (1999)
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Triad boss Lung, who has just escaped being killed in an assassination, hires five killers for his protection. Their grown solidarity is under compulsion when Lung gives a special order. (84 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
10.
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
 
11.
Triad Election (2006)
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As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China. (92 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
12.
Young and Dangerous (1996)
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Nam opens a bar in Wanchai and continues his rise in Hong Kong's Hung Hing gang. His best friend, Chicken... (97 mins.)
Director: Mr. Andrew Lau
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
Police Story 2 (1988)
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The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge. (101 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
 
15.
Supercop (1992)
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A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Tong
 
16.
New Police Story (2004)
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A hero cop accidentally leads his team into a trap from which he is the only survivor. Drowning his guilt in booze, he is eventually assigned a new younger partner who turns out to have his own secrets. (123 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
 
17.
Beast Cops (1998)
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One of the most universally acclaimed motion pictures in the history of Hong Kong cinema. Acclaimed director Gordon Chan ("Fist Of Legend"... (110 mins.)
 
18.
PTU (2003)
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Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun. (88 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
19.
One Nite in Mongkok (2004)
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Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader's son. Next day... (110 mins.)
Director: Derek Yee
 
20.
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
 
21.
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
 
22.
A Moment of Romance (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A story of a bank heist that almost ended in disaster (for the robbers) until their getaway driver Wah... (87 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
 
23.
Once a Thief (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. (108 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
24.
Full Contact (1992)
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Two disreputable friends get tied in with a group of criminals who turn out to be excessively violent and deceptive. (96 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
25.
Gen-X Cops (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The "Generation X Cops" are four young officers of the Hong Kong Police, joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means... (114 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
 
26.
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
 
27.
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
 
28.
Beast Stalker (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A traffic accident changed their lives forever. In capturing wanted criminal Zhang Yidong, Sergeant... (109 mins.)
Director: Dante Lam
 
29.
Pik lik sin fung (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A cop relies on a young car thief to take down four gangsters, who plan to rob a rich merchant for a large amount of money. (95 mins.)
Director: Parkman Wong
 
30.
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills. (104 mins.)
Director: Stanley Tong
 
31.
SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
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A near retired inspector and his unit are willing to put down a crime boss at all costs while dealing with his replacement, who is getting in their way. Meanwhile, the crime boss sends his top henchmen to put an end to their dirty schemes. (93 mins.)
Director: Yip Wai Shun
 
32.
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
 
33.
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf. (99 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chow
 
34.
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.)
 
35.
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
 
36.
Fist of Legend (1994)
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In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese. (103 mins.)
Director: Gordon Chan
 
37.
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
 
38.
Fearless (2006)
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A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation. (104 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
 
39.
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
 
40.
God of Gamblers' Return (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Ko Chun vows to keep his identity hidden while looking for the gangsters who murdered his pregnant wife, in Wong Jing's sequel to his action/comedy classic. (126 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
41.
God of Gamblers II (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Wong Jing's sequel to All for the Winner and spin-off to God of Gamblers finds Chow Sing Cho looking... (99 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
42.
All for the Winner (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man discovers that his dumb, lovable nephew can see through objects and decides to unleash him into the world of gambling. (101 mins.)
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
Love on a Diet (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist... (94 mins.)
 
45.
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
 
46.
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
 
47.
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
 
48.
Project A (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Fighting against pirates in "old Hong Kong". Chinese costume drama with plenty of over-the-top tongue in cheek action and music. (105 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
 
49.
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial... (134 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
50.
Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult... (113 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
51.
The Legend (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus... (100 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
52.
The Defender (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government... (92 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
53.
Who Am I? (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A secret agent loses his memory after falling from a crashing helicopter. He is then chased by a number of other agency operatives, but he has no idea why. (120 mins.)
 
54.
Thunderbolt (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In order to release his kidnapped sister, sports car mechanic Jackie Chan has to beat a super-criminal street racer. (110 mins.)
Director: Gordon Chan