The first part of the Lee Rock trilogy which chronicles the rise and fall of the corrupt police force that Lee Rock becomes a part of. Rock enters Hong Kong as an immigrant from the ... See full summary »
The second part of the trilogy chronicling the rise and fall of Hong Kong's top corrupt official. During this time period, Lee Rock enjoys his sucess and has found a new love. But jealousy ... See full summary »
Five years ago, Shing, an outstanding trainee at the police academy, was hand-picked to go under cover in the Hung Hing triad. There, he became close friends with their toughest leader Fei ... See full summary »
One of Hong Kong's top motorcycle racers is forced to reevaluate his entire way of life after a serious accident and the loss of a close friend. Andy Lau plays a champion motorcycle racer ... See full summary »
In the years after the Revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty in China and established the republic, China broken up into fiefdoms held by warlords, who are busy fighting each other. A ... See full summary »
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung,
Ching Wan Lau,
Andy Lau's classic Casino Tycoon series arrived digitally remastered as a part of the Shaw Brothers Collection of the New Millennium. Based on the true story of Macau gambling tycoon Stanley Ho, there are popular gangland dramas that detail a gripping story of greed, lust, and power. Casino Tycoon stars Andy Lau as Ho Hsin, who arrives in Macau with his friend Nan (Alex Man) in the 1940s. The pair work their way up the social ladder from menial laborers to valued employees of a large, somewhat shady casino. The years are rough and full of ups and downs, but Ho slowly makes his own fortune, and gains and loses love along the way. Sophisticated girlfriend Joey Wang is a casualty of the years, but Ho meets and marries Chingmy Yau. Yet Ho won't give up until he reaches his ultimate goal: staggering personal wealth, and finally ownership of his own string of casinos.
Ho's story continues in Casino Tycoon II, as he enters his elder years and faces a new series of new challenges, both personal and professional. Tien Erh (Vivian Chan) and Tien Pao (Edmond So), Ho's children from previous wife Joey Wang, return from Hawaii, with Tien Erh dragging along boyfriend Cheng Chen (Remus Choi). At the same time, Ho Hsin meets beautiful actress Ti Yun (gorgeous Michelle Reis), and begins an affair - with the full support of crippled wife Chingmy Yau. But the director of Ho's company, Nieh Ao Tien (Lau Siu Ming) may be looking to betray Ho Hsin...
Now collected in a single box set, Casino Tycoon and Casino Tycoon II are among the most popular and enduring works of both director Wong Jing and star Andy Lau.
Or, you can buy the (largely inferior) 'Blu ray'.
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