Most Popular Cantonese-Language Feature Films Released 2012-01-01 to 2012-12-31


1. Premium Rush (2012)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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66 Metascore

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Sean Kennedy

Votes: 101,627 | Gross: $20.28M

2. The Thieves (2012)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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75 Metascore

In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-hoon Choi | Stars: Yun-seok Kim, Jung-jae Lee, Hye-su Kim, Ji-hyun Jun

Votes: 7,253 | Gross: $0.69M

3. Du zhan (2012)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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86 Metascore

A drug cartel boss who is arrested in a raid is coerced into betraying his former accomplices as part of an undercover operation.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Louis Koo, Honglei Sun, Yi Huang, Michelle Ye

Votes: 7,921 | Gross: $0.13M

4. Hon zin (2012)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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The police department has long been untouchable until tonight when hijackers kidnap 5 highly trained officers. Cryptic messages from the hijackers expose a mole within the task force.

Directors: Lok Man Leung, Kim-Ching Luk | Stars: Aaron Kwok, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Charlie Yeung, Ka Tung Lam

Votes: 3,432

5. Jue se wu qi (2012)

94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.9
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A gorgeous lethal killer, brainwashed by the villain, makes a startling discovery in a mission to eliminate a person she can in no way imagine.

Director: Marco Mak | Stars: Jennifer Tse, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Ankie Beilke, Andy On

Votes: 476

6. Jik zin (2012)

Not Rated | 122 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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32 Metascore

International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country. En route, a member of his team, Sean, turns out to be a traitor and ... See full summary »

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Jay Chou, Nicholas Tse, Peng Lin, Bing Bai

Votes: 2,263

7. Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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A simple yet timeless love story between a man and a woman, told using scenes edited together from hundreds of other films.

Director: György Pálfi | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon, Bruno Ganz, Greta Garbo

Votes: 1,822

8. Due West: Our Sex Journey (2012)

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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After breaking up with girlfriend Zeta, Frankie heads north for prostitution where he meets an attractive girl Celia and develops feeling for her.

Director: Mark Wu | Stars: Justin Cheung, Gregory Wong, Mark Wu, Mo Qi Wen

Votes: 869

9. Sou suo (2012)

117 min | Drama

6.5
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37 Metascore

The story begins on a bus, when white-collar worker Ye refuses to give up her seat to a senior citizen. Her defiance is videotaped by a journalist intern and played during a news show. The ... See full summary »

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Yuanyuan Gao, Chen Yao, Mark Chao, Xueqi Wang

Votes: 798 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Xiao shi de zi dan (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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65 Metascore

Son Donglu, a newly promoted detective teams up with Guo Zhui, fastest gunman in Tiancheng and Xiaowu, a novice policeman to investigate the mystery deaths in a bullet factory.

Director: Chi-Leung Law | Stars: Nicholas Tse, Ching Wan Lau, Mi Yang, Boran Jing

Votes: 1,628

11. Dai juk hei kek (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

6.3
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52 Metascore

A comedy centered on a veteran film producer with major financial and family troubles who is lured into remaking a classic adult movie for the leader of a triad gang.

Director: Ho-Cheung Pang | Stars: Chapman To, Kristal Tin, Ronald Cheng, Simon Lui

Votes: 1,162

12. Baat seng bou hei (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy

5.2
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Four men go on a heroic mission to help four women and wind up experiencing a series of mishaps.

Director: Hing-Ka Chan | Stars: Gong Linna, Donnie Yen, Chi-Fung Tang, Cherrie Ying

Votes: 263

13. Qing mi (2012)

102 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.2
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Hui Bao is an actress rehearsing for a performance in a theater play alongside her boyfriend Nan. Falling sick and being unable to perform in the play, her twin sister Hui Xiang replace her... See full summary »

Director: Miu-Suet Lai | Stars: Shu Chen, Mengmeng Niu, Qi Shu, Meijuan Xi

Votes: 181

14. Croczilla (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

4.2
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A 36 foot crocodile goes on the rampage in Beijing after being moved from a peaceful Crocodile Farm and onto the menu of a local gangster.

Director: Lisheng Lin | Stars: Barbie Hsu, Tao Guo, Zhaoqi Shi, Suet Lam

Votes: 587

15. Jat jik (2012)

91 min | Crime, Drama

5.1
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3 childhood friends join the Hong Kong Triads only to discover that fame and fortune will ultimately break them apart as only one can become the leader of the gang.

Director: Daniel Yee Heng Chan | Stars: William Wai-Ting Chan, Michelle Wai, Patrick Tam, Kwok Cheung Tsang

Votes: 349

16. Che sau (2012)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A rookie cop takes on a veteran escape driver in a death defying final showdown on the streets of Hong Kong.

Director: Soi Cheang | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Shawn Yue, Xiaodong Guo, Barbie Hsu

Votes: 1,453

17. Wo lao gong m sheng xing (2012)

107 min | Comedy

5.6
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Director: James Yuen | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Charlene Choi, Xinyi Zhang, Jones Xu

Votes: 165

18. Dai zeoi bou (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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An old but serious miscarriage of justice clouds a current police investigation looking into the death of a mutilated corpse.

Director: Roy Hin Yeung Chow | Stars: Nick Cheung, Simon Yam, Janice Man, Kay Tse

Votes: 922

19. Love in the Buff (2012)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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65 Metascore

Former lovers Jimmy and Cherie discover that getting over each other isn't as easy as they thought in this sequel to the romantic comedy Love in a Puff.

Director: Ho-Cheung Pang | Stars: Miriam Chin Wah Yeung, Shawn Yue, Mi Yang, Zheng Xu

Votes: 1,335

20. The Last Time I Saw Macao (2012)

Unrated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

6.4
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69 Metascore

Two filmmakers leave to Macao in an adventure of discovery of a city-labyrinth, multicultural and mysterious, where the memories of the childhood - featured memories by the lived reality in... See full summary »

Directors: João Pedro Rodrigues, João Rui Guerra da Mata | Stars: Lydie Barbara, João Rui Guerra da Mata, João Pedro Rodrigues, Cindy Scrash

Votes: 369

21. Fu sing (2012)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

6.4
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In 1940s Hong Kong, an orphaned boy (Aaron Kwok) rises above oppressive circumstances to become an esteemed engineer for the British colonies, but still struggles to learn where he came from.

Director: Ho Yim | Stars: Aaron Kwok, Josie Ho, Annie Liu, Hin-Wai Au

Votes: 318

22. Hei oi yeh pou 2 (2012)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.9
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Promiscuous things going on every night at LKF. Tonight, a photographer hits it off with a girl that just broke up with her rich ex-boyfriend; an office boy in advertising mistakes his cell... See full summary »

Director: Wilson Chin | Stars: Shiga Lin, Chor-yiu Kwan, Sammy Sum, Izumi Liu

Votes: 370

23. Kepong Gangster (2012)

106 min | Action, Crime

5.7
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Director: Teng Bee | Stars: Melvin Sia, Henley Hii, Hero Tai, Rayz Lim

Votes: 23

24. Gao hai ba zhi lian II (2012)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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After the bride of a popular actor ran away with her first love at their wedding, he went into grieving. In a drunken stupor, he ends up in a hotel atop the mountains. There, he finds love with a woman who is also grieving a lost love.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Louis Koo, Sammi Cheng, Yuanyuan Gao, Baoqiang Wang

Votes: 359

25. Tian sheng ai qing wang (2012)

106 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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Popular pastry chef (Chi-Lam) meets a nurse (Annie Liu) and falls in love with her. Soon he realizes that she is an overly sensitive girlfriend who is also suspicious, jealous, controlling ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Kong | Stars: Annie Liu, Julian Cheung, May Ka-Kai Chan, Pak-yu Chan

Votes: 115

26. Zui xiong (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller

4.8
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A fearless cop is appointed to investigate a series of puzzling murders which resemble Fairy Tales.

Director: Danny Pang | Stars: Ching Wan Lau, Baoqiang Wang, Elanne Kwong, Yee-Man Man

Votes: 248

27. Singular Cay (2012)

88 min | Horror

3.6
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A doctor moves his family into a mansion. His wife hears weird noises at midnight, then his daughter disappears mysteriously. His detective friend begins to look into this case, only to suspect everyone in this family is somehow complicit.

Director: Yao-wu Zhou | Stars: Pei-Pei Cheng, Gang He, Deric Wan, Si-Si Yang

Votes: 25

28. Lan to fu dau lan to chai (2012)

100 min | Comedy

5.2
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Manfred and Flora are compulsive gamblers who can gamble on anything 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They meet at a casino in Macau, where they both suffer heavy losses and are held ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Chapman To, Fiona Sit, Kar-Ying Law, Mimi Chu

Votes: 227

29. Ying zi ai ren (2012)

84 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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When socialite/businesswoman Paris goes missing, her boyfriend concocts a "My Fair Lady"-esque plot to use identical-looking florist Qin Xin to keep Paris' uncle from gaining control of the company until Paris can be found.

Director: Yuen-Leung Poon | Stars: Cecilia Cheung, Sang-Woo Kwon, Tian Jing, Sphinx Ting

Votes: 79

30. Wo ai Xiang Gang: xi shang jia xi (2012)

100 min | Comedy

4.9
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Directors: Wilson Chin, Shu-Kai Chung | Stars: Eric Tsang, Teresa Mo, Bosco Wong, Denise Ho

Votes: 146

31. WWW. (2012)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.2
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People say and do things in cyberspace that they wouldn't ordinarily say or do in the real world. It's a double-edged sword. Sometimes people share very personal things about themselves or they show unusual acts of sinfulness.

Director: Javier Díez Moro | Stars: Javier Páez, Aranzazu Diez, María Luisa San José, Jordi Estupiña

Votes: 26

32. Tian ma xing xiong (2012)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

4.1
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A serial killer thinks that he needs to kill suicidal people in order to save them.

Director: Daniel Yee Heng Chan | Stars: Simon Yam, Nick Cheung, Mimi Chi Yan Kung, Tak-Bun Wong

Votes: 79

33. Re ai dao (2012)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

3.3
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Director: Kwok-Leung Gan | Stars: Janice Man, Chen Chang, Simon Yam, Joan Chen

Votes: 27

34. Jia ge 100 fen nan ren (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

4.5
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Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Ronald Cheng, Gigi Leung, Chapman To, Na Xie

Votes: 69

35. Nan Ren Ru Yi Fu (2012)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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C.T. Yu aka Spring (Teresa Mo) and her daughter, Karena (Karena Ng), work respectively as a Designer and Steward Manager in a Multinational Enterprise of Mens Underwear founded by their ... See full synopsis »

Director: Vincent Kok | Stars: Ronald Cheng, Lynn Hung, Raymond Lam, Teresa Mo

Votes: 70

36. Beautiful 2012 (2012)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Directors: Changwei Gu, Ann Hui, Tae-yong Kim, Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Hyo-jin Kong, Kang-sheng Lee, Yan Lianke, Francis Ng

Votes: 37

37. Xuan hong (2012)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Director: Chi Keung Fung | Stars: Chapman To, Fiona Sit, Alex Man, Ziyi Wang

Votes: 144

38. Qing Yan (2012)

86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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Hao Dong suffers from insomnia. One night he sees his neighbour across the street getting murdered. But when he arrives at the scene to investigate, the body has disappeared and the ... See full summary »

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Xuan Huang, Fiona Sit, Hai Tao, Chuchu Zhou

Votes: 71

39. DIVA hua li zi jun (2012)

102 min | Drama

5.7
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Story about J and Red who takes their dreams. Through all the trouble to take on their dreams.

Director: Heiward Mak | Stars: Joey Yung, Chapman To, Ge Hu, Mag Lam

Votes: 98

40. Love Me Not (2012)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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A sweet and daring portrait of blurred sexuality and love complications, this independent feature tells the story of Dennis and Aggie, pals since primary school and roommates for five years... See full summary »

Director: Gilitte Leung | Stars: Afa Lee, Rebecca Yip

Votes: 47

41. The Collector (IV) (2012)

94 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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A debt collector unwillingly find himself becoming the guardian of the debtor's young son and helping the kid to find his dad. In the meantime an opposing gang is also looking for the kid's dad .

Director: James Lee | Stars: Sunny Pang, Kin Wah Chew, Pui Fook Chien, Elvis Chin

Votes: 6

42. Ah Beng the Movie: 3 Wishes (2012)

94 min | Comedy

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It's the eve of The Lunar New Year in a village. Every household is busy preparing to receive the auspicious God Of Fortune (GOF). Comes midnight, people of various races impersonate the ... See full summary »

Director: Silver Chung | Stars: Keat Yoke Chen, Jiang Han Gan, Mei Yan Gan, Bernard Hiew

43. N+N (2012)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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The wise grandpa and witty granddaughter bless the city with bamboo shoots, while their own home in a rural village is torn down to give way for the high speed railway. They meet other ... See full summary »

Director: Yan Chi Lai | Stars: Joycelyn Kan, Augustine Mok, Ducky Tse, Ricky Yeung

Votes: 5

44. Dang ngo oi nei (2012)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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The lives of two Hong Kong room-mates with an ice cream truck change when an attractive cousin from Taiwan moves in.

Director: Ka Wing Lee | Stars: Sita Chan, Junqi Huang, Sammy Leung, Stephy Tang

Votes: 27

45. Mak Dau dong dong poon ngo sum (2012)

79 min | Animation, Comedy

6.6
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The principal of the kindergarten put a lot of effort into teaching music to the kids because it was "free". The was of importance because the kindergarten was under the threat to be shut ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Tse | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng

Votes: 206

46. Lives in Flames (2012)

92 min | Drama, Music

5.2
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Director: Jacky Lee | Stars: Jeana Ho, Alex Tak-Shun Lam, Mag Lam, Michelle Wai

Votes: 8

47. Love Lifting (2012)

92 min | Drama

5.9
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An athlete Lee Li (played by Elanne Kwong) is forced to give up weightlifting when she is diagnosed with diabetes. She moves to Hong Kong and scrapes a living doing manual labour jobs, ... See full synopsis »

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Jun Kung, Elanne Kwong, Shing-Bun Lam, Tien Niu

Votes: 38

48. Xi men ding (2012)

111 min | Comedy, Romance

1.1
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Directors: Wei Wang, Wen-Han Shih | Stars: Amber An, Dylan Kuo, Andrea Chen, Chiung-Mei Chen

Votes: 406

49. Karma Reborn (2012)

80 min | Horror, Thriller

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Director: M. Subash Abdullah | Stars: Eric Chen, Rabbit Chen, Mak Jah, Susan Leong

50. Navie (2012)

83 min | Drama, Family

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Fighting disabilities and cancer with their chins up, mother and son meander through the city against a tide of indifferent faces and distant eyes and arrive in a park, where blissful tranquility and a ray of sunshine await them.

Director: Kingman Choi | Stars: Lai-wun Chan, Leslie Ho