MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 22,791 this week

Code of Honour (1987)
"Yi ben wu yan" (original title)

5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 102 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 3 critic

In Hong Kong, Ho Chen-tung is the aging Mob boss, living by a code of honor, keeping peace among rival factions. For years, he has been estranged from his son, Hui, who lives in Australia. ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2803 titles
created 20 Nov 2011
 
a list of 261 titles
created 09 Dec 2011
 
a list of 34 titles
created 08 Jul 2012
 
a list of 442 titles
created 18 Jun 2013
 
a list of 69 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Code of Honour" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Code of Honour (1987)

Code of Honour (1987) on IMDb 5.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Code of Honour.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A master gambler loses his memory, and is befriended by a street hustler who discovers his supernatural gambling abilities.

Director: Jing Wong
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Andy Lau, Joey Wang
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ching is a prisoner in a Honk Kong jail that has a large population of Mainland Chinese prisoners. Ching escapes to see his young son, who he has been put in an orphanage. He surrenders ... See full summary »

Director: Ringo Lam
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Sung Young Chen, Roy Cheung
Action | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In 1920s China, a bandit arrives in a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, where he faces off against a tyrannical local nobleman.

Director: Wen Jiang
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Wen Jiang, You Ge
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two men plot to kill their beautiful but nagging and unbearable wives.

Director: Kenny Bee
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Kenny Bee, Joey Wang
The Killer (1989)
Action | Crime | Drama
    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.

Director: John Woo
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Danny Lee, Sally Yeh
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

(Cantonese with English subtitles) Chow Yun-fat in this hilarious offbeat comedy plays Wong, a mechanic who falls for a beautiful rich girl (played by Maggie Cheung). When Wong finds out ... See full summary »

Director: Jing Wong
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Eric Tsang, Maggie Cheung
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Chia Yung Liu
Stars: Kiu Wai Miu, Yun-Fat Chow, Eric Tsang
Comedy | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A small-time triad member, played by Chow Yun-Fat, discovers a letter from an antique desk written by a young girl, played by Cherie Chung, who died from an illness years before. After her ... See full summary »

Directors: David Lai, Taylor Wong
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Cherie Chung, Deannie Yip
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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. As a result, the cop is damned with seven "Blood ... See full summary »

Director: Ngai Choi Lam
Stars: Ken Boyle, Bing-Chuen Cheung, Maggie Cheung
Shao Lin men (1976)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A survivor of an attack on a rebel group opposing the Manchu invasion of China creates the Goose Fist fighting technique and tries for revenge on a traitor.

Director: John Woo
Stars: Tao-Liang Tan, James Tien, Wei Yang
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A two-timing bigamist finds himself concocting scheme after scheme with his best friend, Chi Hung, to prevent either of his wives from discovering his bigamy. The unwanted intervention of a... See full summary »

Director: Yuen Chor
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Sally Yeh, Joey Wang
Last Affair (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Tony Au
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Pat Ha
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Chun Hsiung Ko ...
Ho Chen-Tung (as Chun-Hsiung Ko)
Wai Lam ...
Wang Han
Dick Wei ...
Mak Chi-Chieh
Fui-On Shing ...
Lee Piao
Kong Fong ...
Lok (as Sunny Fang)
Shinichi Ihara ...
Yakana
Wai Shum ...
Wei
...
Hui (as Chow Yun Fat)
Sau-Lai Tsui ...
Ms. Yee
...
Attorney Chang
Danny Lee ...
Mak's Superior
...
Vincent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kai-Kwong Au
Suk Chan
Cheng Po Chou
Edit

Storyline

In Hong Kong, Ho Chen-tung is the aging Mob boss, living by a code of honor, keeping peace among rival factions. For years, he has been estranged from his son, Hui, who lives in Australia. Tung has become a sort of father to Han, a Vietnamese refugee who also lives by an ethical code. At the same time that Hui reaches out to his father, the Hong Kong CID conclude their years'-long effort to get the goods on Tung and his associates. Tung expects the younger gangsters to live by the code he loves, but at his trial, he has a surprise coming to him. It may be up to Han to restore the balance. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

hong kong | severed finger | fork | See All (3) »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1987 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Code of Honor  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was made while actor, Chow Yun Fat, was still recognized as a Hong Kong television star, therefore he only appeared in a supporting role. However, on the Tai Seng DVD re-release, he can be seen on the cover with star billing, based on his commercial success since the film's original release date. See more »

Connections

Edited into Wan choi tung ji (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Nothing worth seeing
22 August 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

During my recent holiday in Denmark, I picked up "Code Of Honour", because it looked cool and Chow Yun-Fat was at the cover. I believed, and any movie-fan would believe by looking at the cover, that Chow Yun-Fat was the star in this film. The film is about 90 minutes long, and Chow Yun-Fat was present for about 3 minutes. So, Chow Yun-Fat only had a small supporting-role. Other than that disappointment, this move hadn`t got a lot going for it. A few scenes were good, but there was almost no action and the characters weren`t as good as I`ve come to expect from my exotic actionflicks from the East. As in all Hongkong-films, honour and betrayal stand as the main themes in the films. 4/10










1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Code of Honour (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?