MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 103,940 this week

Tong hau goo si (1986)

5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 47 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

A Chinese immigrant to America is sucked up into the Chinese underworld when he finds greater acceptance in the arms of a small gang.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1868 titles
created 31 Oct 2011
 
a list of 1064 titles
created 24 Jun 2012
 
a list of 3752 titles
created 02 Oct 2013
 
a list of 106 titles
created 03 Jan 2014
 
a list of 59 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Tong hau goo si" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tong hau goo si (1986)

Tong hau goo si (1986) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tong hau goo si.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A writer gets involved by an adventurer friend in the search for a legendary object: a golden pearl left in a Buddhist monastery by a dragon.

Director: Teddy Robin Kwan
Stars: Samuel Hui, Lung Ti, Teddy Robin Kwan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Sao Bao has been left behind by China's fabulous new wealth, having lost his job, his apartment, and the woman he loves. Nevertheless, he has moments of euphoria amid his own despair, as he... See full summary »

Director: Yuan Zhang
Stars: Bowen Duan, Xinyun Li, Yulai Lu
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Wang Shuangli is Deputy Director of the local Cultural Centre, and hopes to be appointed Director. However Old Ma is brought in from the country and installed as Director. This starts a ... See full summary »

Director: Jianxin Huang
Stars: Zhentuo Niu, Kesheng Lei, Li Quang
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Three motorbike racers, a tour guide, and a Japanese tourist coincidentally meet in a hospital after involved in accidents. As soon as they reach there, they feel strange things happening in the hospital.

Director: Findo Purwono
Stars: Ricky Harun, Zidni Adam Zawas, Sora Aoi
Love's Coming (2014)
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The story reveals a strong friendship between Pid, Arm, Zee and Gump. Zee asks Gump to hangout several times, but the latter says he has a prior commitment with Nai every time. Thus the ... See full summary »

Director: Naphat Chaithiangthum
Stars: Korn Khunatipapisiri, Suraphat Kirivichien, Norrapat Sakulsong
Fa wei (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Arthur Wong
Stars: Hung Lieh Chen, Wing-Hon Cheung, Ging Man Fung
The Sergeant (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Ravaged physically and psychologically by the war, sergeant Rostam Darre Kalaye is retired to go back to his family in the northern part of Iran. During his long absence, his wife Golbakht ... See full summary »

Director: Masud Kimiai
Stars: Ahmad Najafi, Golchehre Sajadieh, Shahed Ahmadloo
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Benny Chan
Stars: Siu Chung Mok, May Lo Mei-Mei, Man Tat Ng
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
Stars: Thanapob Leeratanakajorn, Chonnikan Netjui, Patcha Poonpiriya
Qi zu (1990)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Kirk Wong
Stars: Alex Fong, Kiu Wai Miu, Fang Bao
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Mickey Lee
Daisey Yong ...
Stacey (as Nga-Wan Yung)
Te-pin Tan ...
Paul Lee
Anthony Gioia ...
Det. Martineli
Christopher O'Connor ...
Capt. Silverman
Quitan Han ...
Mr. Chen
Dan Lau ...
(Guest star)
Lun Chia ...
(Guest star) (as Callan Leung)
Maria Jo ...
(Guest star)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stacey Asip ...
Teacher
Chornel Chan ...
Uncle David
Ben Chau ...
Shanghai
Wing-Hon Cheung
Jurly Chi Chan ...
Jerry
Sammy Ching ...
Sammy
Edit

Storyline

A Chinese immigrant to America is sucked up into the Chinese underworld when he finds greater acceptance in the arms of a small gang.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

22 May 1986 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Tongs: A New York Chinatown Story  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

A Gangster's Fairy-Tale
12 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

'Tongs' is essentially 'Scarface' in Chinatown. As such it is an intense story, filled with the violence and melodrama that make the gangster genre so compelling. Simon Yam is great as a migrant who comes to America and blasts his way to the higher rungs of the underworld ladder.

A diamond in the rough for gangster fans. As good or better than many of the similar Hong Kong crime tales, not counting John Woo or Tsui Hark's work.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Tong hau goo si (1986) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?