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.
Affected by traditional values, young Lai Shi had himself castrated in order to become a eunuch to the Manchu Emperor. But the Dynasty collapsed promtly after, and Lai Shi was forced to ... See full summary »
Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan a lawyer, angry at the way the law seems to protect the bad guys, he decides to take the law into his own hands when a key witness and his entire family are ... See full summary »
Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan's gang is the H.K. ... See full summary »
Officer Tuba (Sammo Hung) and Police Detective Chow (David Chiang) attempt to hunt down a band of blackmailers. Unsuccessful in capturing the gang, Chow is gunned down and, in his dying ... See full summary »
A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords -- and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder (yup!), serious clan and cult rivalries, and... See full summary »
A monk from Tibet is sent to Hong Kong by his master. He is to recover a magical bottle to which he has the cap from a lawyer. When these items were united long ago they protected Tibet ... See full summary »
A cop in the Hong Kong anti-smuggling unit goes to mainland China to retrieve some confiscated contraband. His real objective, though, is to arrest the boss of the smuggling ring. His goal ... See full summary »
Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung
Nina Li Chi,
Sammo Hung Kam-Bo,
A woman who is in debt to loan sharks is about to commit suicide to escape her debts. Two ghosts are waiting to take her soul when she dies, but at the last moment she is rescued by a ... See full summary »
When the tire of the kidnappers car blows, you can clearly see that the car is not moving at all (the tire doesn't turn) but the camera is simply going from right to left. See more »
[after learning about the death of Tsung-Pao on the night of her birthday]
Tsung Pao, I never thought that you would die on my birthday. This is a toast from me. May your soul in Heaven protect us.
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Corey Yuen's "She Shoots Straight" is not only a good action movie - it's above the average due to the tragic drama/character bits. There is a beautiful scene when a mother celebrates her birthday, not knowing yet that her son was killed by gangsters - some party guests witnessed it, yet nobody has the heart to tell her the sad news. Most genre movies would rather take a break from the action for for a little comedy scene in between. "She Shoots Straight" is one class above that. Anyhow, the story is basically quite simple, about the Hong Kong police fighting gangsters, and after the above mentioned guy was killed, his young widow (Joyce Godenzi), sisters and even his mom (what a great role for an old lady!) do everything they can to avenge him, while his former police colleagues are not a big help. Talking about the fights in "She Shoots Straight", particularly impressive is the violent clash of Joyce Godenzi versus Agnes Aurelio.
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