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1.
Bullet in the Head (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
2.
Center Stage (1991)
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Biopic of 1930's Chinese actress Ruan Ling Yu. (126 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
 
3.
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
 
4.
Peking Opera Blues (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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
 
5.
A Better Tomorrow (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
 
6.
Days of Being Wild (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
 
7.
The Killer (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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
 
8.
Rouge (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's... (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
 
9.
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
 
10.
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. Unsurprisingly... (98 mins.)
Director: Siu-Tung Ching
 
11.
Swordsman II (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
With an entirely new set of actors, this movie continues the story from Swordsman (1990). Blademaster... (112 mins.)
 
12.
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
 
13.
Project A (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 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
 
14.
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
 
15.
Police Story (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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.)
 
16.
Zhuang dao zheng (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A Cantonese opera company arrives in Cheung Chau to perform for a rich man, who wants to marry of his nephew Dick to the star of the company Ah Gee... (97 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
17.
Boat People (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
 
18.
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
 
19.
A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
 
20.
The Legend (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus... (100 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
21.
Qi xiao fu (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The story of Beijing Opera School, its teacher Master Yu and his students. (112 mins.)
Director: Alex Law
 
22.
People's Hero (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(82 mins.)
Director: Tung-Shing Yee
 
23.
Project A 2 (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent. (101 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
 
24.
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Chinese soldiers in an ancient civil war get caught up in a fantastical quest to save the universe. (95 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
25.
Boon bin yen (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When romance starts to cool, Ah Ying applies for a job in a film centre. Instead of paying her for her work... (110 mins.)
Director: Allen Fong
 
26.
Qiu yue (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Twentysomething Japanese tourist, Tokio, comes to Hong Kong looking for good cusine. He does all that the tourist is expected to do... (108 mins.)
Director: Clara Law
 
27.
Drunken Master (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An undisciplined boy must learn Drunken Fist Kung Fu in order to stop an assassin. (111 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
28.
Fallen Angels (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A disillusioned killer embarks on his last hit but first he has to overcome his affections for his cool... (96 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
29.
The Heroic Trio (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman)... (88 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
30.
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. (103 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
31.
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
 
32.
Police Story 2 (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
 
33.
A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A man travels from China to Vietnam, on the brink of war with America, to retrieve his uncle and cousin but find complications when he falls in love with a female gangster with a dangerous ex. (105 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
34.
Shang Hai zhi yen (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1937 Shanghai, a soon-to-depart soldier meets a young woman under a bridge during a Japanese air raid... (103 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
35.
As Tears Go By (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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
 
36.
The Bride with White Hair (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang... (89 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
 
37.
The Butterfly Murders (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A journalist attempting to solve a mystery in "Martial World" enlists the aid of a master fighter and a woman named Green Breeze. They go to a mysterious castle where they come across poisonous butterflies and a black-leather-clad killer. (88 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
38.
Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Three lazybones friends manufacture a firebomb and place it in a cinema. Pearl, a sadistic young girl, has observed the scene, follows the bombers and starts to manipulate them. The four criminals plan more and more daring acts. (95 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
39.
Tian guo ni zi (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Guan Jian wants to report the murder of his father who died 10 years ago. The alleged murderer whom Guan Jian accuses of the crime is his own mother. (99 mins.)
Director: Ho Yim
 
40.
Dragons Forever (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Three successful Hong Kong lawyers are hired by a chemical company of questionable ethics and must eventually make a difficult decision when their employer's motives become clear. (93 mins.)
 
41.
Full Contact (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
 
42.
Song of the Exile (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After the Sino-Japanese War, Kwei Dz, one of the family members of Japanese soldiers accepted a Chinese officer's proposal and remained in China... (100 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
43.
The Blade (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After the master of the Sharp Manufacturer saber factory abdicates and appoints On, his least popular worker... (105 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
44.
Dragon Inn (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
This big hit at the Sundance Film Festival had audiences cheering. Set during the Ming Dynasty, this... (88 mins.)
Director: Raymond Lee
 
45.
92 Legendary La Rose Noire (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The film is about a movie hero of the 60s called Black Rose, but she was actually real, and a woman... (100 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Lau
 
46.
Eastern Condors (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An action film about a daring commando raid into Vietnam to destroy a munitions dump left behind by American marines. (93 mins.)
 
47.
Swordsman III: The East Is Red (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A royal official accompanies a Portuguese warship to the Black Cliffs to see the site of the defeat of the evil Invincible Asia... (98 mins.)
 
48.
Miracles - Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A country boy becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. He and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old lady when her daughter comes to visit. (139 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
 
49.
Naked Killer (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin. (100 mins.)
 
50.
Red Rose White Rose (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose... (110 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
 
51.
Shu jian en chou lu (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story is based on the popular novel developed from folk legend. It goes that the Manchurian emperor... (180 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
52.
Saviour of the Soul (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A graying black-clad swordsman slays palace guards, as he flies through the air to an uncertain purpose... (92 mins.)
 
53.
Nu ren si shi (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Suns are a typical Hong Kong family: May, forty something, works for a trading company; her husband... (101 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
54.
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Tong
 
55.
The Swordsman (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it... (120 mins.)
 
56.
Chicken and Duck Talk (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Old Hui runs a restaurant specializing in roast duck. His secret duck recipe is very tasty, but customers... (95 mins.)
Director: Clifton Ko
 
57.
City on Fire (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An undercover cop infiltrates a gang of thieves who plan to rob a jewelry store. (101 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
58.
Dream Lovers (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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
 
59.
Ban jin ba liang (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Private Eyes revolves the characters in a private detective agency headed by Wong Yuk-See (Michael Hui) with two employees... (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Hui
 
60.
Red Dust (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A talented lady novelist falls in love with a Chinese traitor working with the Japanese during the WWII. (94 mins.)
Director: Ho Yim
 
61.
A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In this installment of a phenomenal saga of the super natural, four young people are caught in a tug-o-war... (104 mins.)
Director: Siu-Tung Ching
 
62.
A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The convoluted continuation of the adventures of the time-traveling, now-human Monkey King, who attempts to fulfill his divine destiny. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Lau
 
63.
Ren xia ren (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Wah Li, known as Fat Boy to his friends, lives with his great-uncle the priest (Uncle). Together with his oddball friends Lai Li and Momo... (97 mins.)
Director: Ma Wu
 
64.
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
 
65.
Ren zai Niu Yue (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(88 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
 
66.
God of Gamblers (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A master gambler loses his memory, and is befriended by a street hustler who discovers his supernatural gambling abilities. (126 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
67.
Iron Monkey (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
 
68.
Long Arm of the Law (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Johnny Mak
 
69.
Prison on Fire (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Inside a Chinese prison two inmates form a friendship and face the difficulty of life on the inside. (98 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
70.
Fung gip (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A real murder case which was complicated by the minage ' trois relationship of the victim and the main suspects... (85 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
71.
God of Killers (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Wu Viet is a Vietnamese refugee who wants to leave his country behind and start over in the United States... (90 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
72.
Ming jian (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(85 mins.)
Director: Patrick Tam