Asian Movies

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Lai Shi, China's Last Eunuch (1987)
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Affected by traditional values, young Lai Shi had himself castrated in order to become a eunuch to the Manchu Emperor... (90 mins.)
 
2.
Once a Thief (1991)
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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. (108 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
3.
Happy Together (1997)
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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
 
4.
Green Snake (1993)
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Two snake spirits become human and learn about love and suffering. A monk discovers his own weaknesses and finds that morality is not as simple as he had thought. (99 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
5.
A Moment of Romance (1990)
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A story of a bank heist that almost ended in disaster (for the robbers) until their getaway driver Wah... (87 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
 
6.
A Moment of Romance II (1993)
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A street racer encounters a mainland courtesan under an extraordinary circumstances. A moment of Romance between them follows after. (87 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
 
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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
 
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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
 
9.
In the Mood for Love (2000)
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Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs. (98 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
10.
Chinese Odyssey 2002 (2002)
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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
 
11.
The Seventh Curse (1986)
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A young heroic cop in the jungle of Thailand attempts to rescue a beautiful girl from being sacrificed to the "Worm Tribe" she belongs to... (78 mins.)
Director: Ngai Choi Lam
 
12.
So Close to Paradise (1998)
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Two young farm workers, who like millions of others, leave their village to seek their fortunes in the city... (93 mins.)
Director: Xiaoshuai Wang
 
13.
Handsome Siblings (1992)
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Durring the Tang Dynasty, a kung-fu tournament was held once every 18 years with the winner declared the leader of the land until the next competition... (102 mins.)
Director: Eric Tsang
 
14.
A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)
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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
 
15.
A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
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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
 
16.
The Bride with White Hair (1993)
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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
 
17.
Bai fa mo nu zhuan II (1993)
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For ten years, Cho has been in the snow of Mount Shin Fung waiting for a rare flower to blossom that will cure his wife who... (80 mins.)
Director: David Wu
 
18.
Red Sorghum (1987)
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In 1930s China a young woman is sent by her father to marry the leprous owner of a winery. In the nearby... (91 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
19.
Battle Royale (2000)
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In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
20.
Shogun Assassin (1980)
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When the wife of the Shogun's Decapitator is murdered and he is ordered to commit suicide by the paranoid Shogun, he and his four-year-old son escape and become assassins for hire, embarking on a journey of blood and violent death. (85 mins.)
 
21.
Freeze Me (2000)
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Chihiro is raped by three men and it is captured on video camera. She leaves her hometown and prepares to marry a colleague five years later... (101 mins.)
Director: Takashi Ishii
 
22.
Jan Dara (2001)
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Jan Dara grows up in a house lacking in love but abundant in lust. He quickly picks up the sinful way... (108 mins.)
Director: Nonzee Nimibutr
 
23.
Don't Cry, Mommy (2012)
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The Film tells the story about You-lim whose only daughter Eun-ah commits suicide after a rape by a group of male students... (92 mins.)
Director: Yong-han Kim
 
24.
Pan Jin Lian zhi qian shi jin sheng (1989)
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A woman (Joey Wang) is cursed with beauty in China and becomes prey for men. Raped by the prefect of her ballet school and sent to work camp... (90 mins.)
Director: Clara Law