Peace Hotel (1995)
"He ping fan dian" (original title)

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A retired old west killer sets up a hotel for vagrants and wayward souls called Peace Hotel. When a woman with a gang on her tail attempts to hide there the owner of the hotel must revert to his old ways to protect his hotel.



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Credited cast:
The Killer (as Chow Yun Fat)
Cecilia Yip ...
Shau Siu Man / Lam Ling
Ho Chin ...
Ting Moon
Shun Lau ...
Annabelle Lau ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hing-hang Chan
Joe Cheng
Yuk Wah Cheung
Sai Cho
Shui-Wah Fok
Tat Wah Fok
Rankie Fung
Patrick Hon
Victor Hon
Wai-Hau Lam


Set circa 1930, "The King of Killers", a one-man killing machine who, after his wife's murder, has decided to set up the "Peace Hotel", a sanctuary where anyone can stay and be protected from those who want to harm them. Although he has pledged never to kick anyone out of the Peace Hotel, he is put to the test when a penniless female swindler, who is wanted by a vicious gang for murdering their boss, shows up. Now he has to decide whether to risk an all-out war with the gang, or whether to ask her to leave the hotel. Written by L.H. Wong <>

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Solitude is not Peace Killer is the Protector


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Release Date:

12 April 1995 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Peace Hotel  »

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Very good western made in Hong Kong starring Chow Yun Fat
18 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Peace Hotel is a very original and very well acted vehicle written and starring Chow Yun Fat. In this Chinese western , CYF is a man known as The Killer who in a fit of rage slaughtered 200 people and opened a hotel where fugitives can find amnesty and live peaceful lives under The Killer 's protection. No one dares to mess around there until the gorgeous Cecelia Yip shows up with an army of ruffians in her pursuit . The volatile chemistry between Cecelia Yip and Chow Yun Fat is excellent and the performance and presence of CYF is top notch. The story as good as it is builds to action sequences that don't do the film justice . The action scenes are a blur and while it may establish The Killer is totally badass, it is my one complainant about the film . If the action was up to par with the story and acting , Peace Hotel could hold a candle to classics like The Killer and A Better Tomorrow. Even so , Peace Hotel is a very good film and I definitely recommend it.

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