With Shaw Brothers (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos
Votes: 781,049 | Gross: $32.87M
2. Horrorplanet (1981)
R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A crew of interplanetary archaeologists is threatened when an alien creature impregnates one of their members, causing her to turn homicidal and murder them one by one.
Director: Norman J. Warren | Stars: Robin Clarke, Jennifer Ashley, Stephanie Beacham, Steven Grives
3. Little Voice (1998)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.
Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor
Votes: 16,780 | Gross: $4.60M
4. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.
Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Yue Wong, Chia-Yung Liu
5. Five Deadly Venoms (1978)
R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
The final student of a dying martial arts master is instructed to locate the previous five students and defeat any evil ones among them.
Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo
6. Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)
Not Rated | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
The epic story of the Chinese girl-warrior, Mulan, who fights to defend her father.
Directors: Jingle Ma, Wei Dong | Stars: Wei Zhao, Jaycee Chan, Kun Chen, Rongguang Yu
7. The Boxer's Omen (1983)
Not Rated | 99 min | Horror
While in Thailand to avenge his brother who was crippled in a fight with a corrupt Thai boxer, a man gets caught up in a web of fate, Buddhism and black magic.
Director: Chih-Hung Kuei | Stars: Phillip Ko, Shao-Yen Lin, Kar-Man Wai, Lung-Wei Wang
8. The First Grader (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge, Alfred Munyua
Votes: 4,771 | Gross: $0.33M
9. The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)
R | 89 min | Action, Horror
While lecturing in China, Van Helsing agrees to help seven kung fu trained siblings reclaim their ancestral mountain village, now the domain of seven powerful vampires and their army of undead slaves.
Directors: Roy Ward Baker, Cheh Chang | Stars: Peter Cushing, David Chiang, Julie Ege, Han-Chen Wang
10. Five Fingers of Death (1972)
R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Romance
As two martial arts schools prepare for an important tournament, one school's master is a dishonorable man, and to ensure his son wins the title, he hires three Japanese samurais, who target the rival school's best fighter.
Director: Chang-hwa Jeong | Stars: Lieh Lo, Ping Wang, Hsiung Chao, Chin-Feng Wang
11. Five Elements Ninjas (1982)
R | 107 min | Action, Drama
A Chinese martial arts school is infiltrated and destroyed by ninjas. Tian Hao survives the massacre and seeks to uncover the trickery of ninjutsu in order to beat the Five Element Ninjas and avenge his family.
Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Tien-Chi Cheng, Tien-Hsiang Lung, Meng Lo, Michael Wai-Man Chan
12. The Eighth Day (1996)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
An unusual and wonderful friendship develops between a busy but unhappy salesman and a resident of a mental asylum.
Director: Jaco Van Dormael | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Pascal Duquenne, Miou-Miou, Henri Garcin
Votes: 9,800 | Gross: $0.33M
13. Come Drink with Me (1966)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Crime
Bandits kidnap a governor's son and demand their imprisoned leader to be set free in exchange. The governor's daughter, a skilled martial artist, is sent to rescue him, but eventually finds herself overmatched and in need of assistance.
Director: King Hu | Stars: Pei-Pei Cheng, Hua Yueh, Chih-Ching Yang, Hung-Lieh Chen
14. The Mighty Peking Man (1977)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
King Kong goes Hong Kong as a giant Himalayan beast tries to save a sexy Russia Tarzanette from a sleazy show-biz promoter. The action, locations set in India, and interracial romance made ... See full summary »
Director: Meng-Hua Ho | Stars: Evelyne Kraft, Danny Lee, Feng Ku, Wei-Tu Lin
Votes: 2,053 | Gross: $0.02M
15. Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (1975)
R | 94 min | Action
When fellow operatives (and childhood friends) Matthew Johnson and Melvin Johnson disappear during an undercover mission in Hong Kong, Cleopatra Jones (Tamara Dobson) travels there to find ... See full summary »
Director: Charles Bail | Stars: Tamara Dobson, Stella Stevens, Ni Tien, Norman Fell
16. The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An adaption of the classic tale of a girl's dreams turned reality when her new toy turns out to be a young man placed under a curse.
Director: Paul Schibli | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Megan Follows, Peter O'Toole, Mike MacDonald
Votes: 2,525 | Gross: $1.78M
17. Dragon Inn (1967)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Adventure
When the children of an executed General are pursued in 1457 China, some heroic martial arts swordsmen intervene.
Director: King Hu | Stars: Polly Ling-Feng Shang-Kuan, Chun Shih, Ying Bai, Feng Hsu
18. Hex (1980)
Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror
A man who believes that he has murdered his wife, sees her return as a vengeful ghost.
Director: Chih-Hung Kuei | Stars: Ni Tien, Jung Wang, Szu-Chia Chen, Kwok-Choi Hon
19. The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)
Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Drama
Mongols with the help of an insider, ambush the influential Yang Family, defenders of the dynasty. The Mongols must hunt down all Yang survivors so their insidious plot to overthrow the dynasty will not be uncovered.
Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Sheng Fu, Lily Li, Kara Wai
20. Shatter (1974)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
Shatter, an international hitman, is hiding out in Hong Kong after he has completed a contract out on an African leader. Shatter soon finds out that everyone wants him dead, including the ... See full summary »
Directors: Michael Carreras, Monte Hellman | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Lung Ti, Lily Li, Peter Cushing
21. Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)
R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In ancient China, Zhi Ming trains at the legendary Northern Shaolin temple to avenge the death of his father at the hands of a nefarious magistrate.
Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Jet Li, Jianqiang Hu, Qiuyan Huang, Zengyin Cao
22. The Oily Maniac (1976)
84 min | Action, Horror
A cripple takes revenge on criminals by using a magic spell that transforms him into an oily monster/superhero.
Director: Meng-Hua Ho | Stars: Danny Lee, Ping Chen, Lily Li, Lun Hua
23. The Bod Squad (1974)
R | 99 min | Action, Comedy
Five Western girls are kidnapped by Chinese pirates and sold to a brothel. While they are being trained to become prostitutes, a couple of local citizens take mercy on them and plots their ... See full summary »
Directors: Ernst Hofbauer, Chih-Hung Kuei | Stars: Hua Yueh, Hui-Ling Liu, Sonja Jeannine, Diane Drube
24. Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy
A disgraced former Kung Fu expert makes a living as a merchant with the help of a hot headed friend. When the men are harassed by gangsters, the merchant decided to teach his friend monkey boxing so they can defend their business.
Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Liang Liu, Hou Hsiao, Kara Wai, Lieh Lo
25. Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (1972)
86 min | Action, Drama
The Four Seasons Brothel is run by a ruthless madam, Lady Chun Yi. Countless young girls have been kidnapped or bought and then sold into a life of servitude, prostitution, and torture at ... See full summary »
Director: Yuen Chor | Stars: Lily Ho, Hua Yueh, Betty Pei Ti, Lin Tung
26. The Magnificent Ruffians (1979)
82 min | Action, Drama
Yuan Ying Fei is the descendant of the one known as Golden Sword and himself is a master of the technique as well as being boss of the town. He is so a cruel man and has killed his sparring... See full summary »
Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Feng Lu, Meng Lo, Chien Sun, Li Wang
27. Blood Money (1974)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Western
A martial artist joins a hard-hitting gunfighter in the search for treasure while bandits step into their way.
Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Lieh Lo, Patty Shepard, Femi Benussi
28. Dirty Ho (1979)
R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A prince enlists a thief to serve as his bodyguard to protect him from assassins.
Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Yue Wong, Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Lung-Wei Wang
29. The Boxer from Shantung (1972)
Unrated | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Leaving the poverty of his life in Shantung to seek fortune in Shanghai, The Boxer is instead drawn into a world of corruption, gang warfare and evil... Where his only protection is his famed fighting technique.
Directors: Cheh Chang, Hsueh-Li Pao | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Li Ching, David Chiang, Mario Milano
30. Bewitched (1981)
101 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
While possessed by an evil spirit, a man murders his daughter. A police detective investigating the case also becomes possessed. A good monk helps fight the evil spirit.
Director: Chih-Hung Kuei | Stars: Fei Ai, Melvin Wong, Fanny Fen-Ni, Lily Chan
31. Ten Tigers of Kwangtung (1980)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama
The movie involves two stories concerning the original Ten Tigers and their future disciples.
Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Lung Ti, Sheng Fu, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Sheng Chiang
32. My Young Auntie (1981)
Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Comedy
Cheng Tai-Nan (Kara Hui) is an honest and faithful servant of a dying patriarch who wants nothing more than to protect his vast wealth from his selfish, conniving nephew, Yung-Sheng. ... See full summary »
Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Liang Liu, Kara Wai, Hou Hsiao, Lung-Wei Wang
33. The Avenging Eagle (1978)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Chi Ming-sing is a former disciple of a gang run by overlord Yoh Xi-hung. Yoh's disciples hunt Chi relentlessly as he travels on a soul-searching journey. He comes to the aid of a seemingly... See full summary »
Director: Chung Sun | Stars: Sheng Fu, Lung Ti, Feng Ku, Lung Chan
34. Helga (1967)
77 min | Documentary
The front page describes the contents. It is a documentary the shows the development of a woman named Helga and ends with her giving birth. At least that is how I remember it. It is quite graphic.
Director: Erich F. Bender | Stars: Ruth Gassmann, Eberhard Mondry, Asgarda Hummel, Ilse Zielstorff
35. The King of Masks (1996)
91 min | Drama
Wang Bianlian is an aging street performer known as the King of Mask for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art in a true story. His wife left him with and infant son over 30 years ago. The son ... See full summary »
Director: Tian-Ming Wu | Stars: Xu Zhu, Renying Zhou, Zhigang Zhao, Li Chen
Votes: 3,393 | Gross: $1.10M
36. Gen-X Cops (1999)
R | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A ridiculed HK cop hires 3 cadets, directly (thrown) out of police academy, to go undercover and get the criminals, who stole explosives and killed his partner.
Director: Benny Chan | Stars: Nicholas Tse, Stephen Fung, Sam Lee, Grace Yip
37. The Heroic Ones (1970)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History
The "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and protégés David Chiang and Ti Lung make The Heroic Ones a quintessential action epic, set during the waning years of the Tang Dynasty and centering on a royal family rife with intrigue.
Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: David Chiang, Han Chin, Lung Ti, Lily Li
38. The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)
Unrated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Fu Manchu replaces his arch-nemesis Nayland Smith with a hypnotized, murderous doppelgänger as part of a plan to become leader of the world's criminals.
Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Christopher Lee, Tony Ferrer, Tsai Chin, Douglas Wilmer
39. Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985)
90 min | Action, Comedy
Gordon Liu Chia-hui reprises his famous Monk San Te role as he tries to support and protect Shaolin her Fang Shih-yu who purposely attacks corrupt Ching officials. Fights by legendary action director Liu Chia-liang are to die for.
Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Hou Hsiao, Chia-Hui Liu, Lily Li, Jason Piao Pai
40. Mercenaries from Hong Kong (1982)
95 min | Action, Drama
A gang of ex-military guys are hired by a mysterious dame who wants them to go into Cambodia and kidnap the assassin who killed her father.
Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Lung Ti, Yue Wong, Michael Wai-Man Chan, On-On Yu
41. The Theory of Flight (1998)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two miserable people find happiness together: a man dreaming of flying, and a woman dreaming of living.
Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Branagh, Gemma Jones, Holly Aird
Votes: 2,673 | Gross: $0.07M
42. Invincible Shaolin (1978)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama
Critically acclaimed director Chang Cheh has The Five Venoms turn Shaolin fighters as they challenge the authority of the evil Chings in Invincible Shaolin. Per usual, the fights will knock your socks off.
Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Feng Lu, Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok
43. Vengeance! (1970)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Romance
China 1925, a man returns to track down a kill the men who murdered his brother.
Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Ping Wang, Yen-Ching Ou
44. The Misadventures of Margaret (1998)
105 min | Comedy, Romance
A married author (Parker Posey) tries to stimulate her imagination for an erotic novel with hands-on research.
Director: Brian Skeet | Stars: Parker Posey, Jeremy Northam, Craig Chester, Elizabeth McGovern
45. Fist of Unicorn (1973)
R | 93 min | Action, Drama
Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of revenge for the murder of his parents years before. The task is made more complicated when he befriends a middle-aged woman and her son who begin to admire and depend on him.
Director: Ti Tang | Stars: Little Unicorn, Tina Chin-Fei, Yasuaki Kurata, Hoi Mang
46. Painted Faces (1988)
TV-PG | 112 min | Drama
The story of Beijing Opera School, its teacher Master Yu and his students.
Director: Alex Law | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Ching-Ying Lam, Pei-Pei Cheng, John Sham
47. Talk of Angels (1998)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War
A young Irishwoman becomes governess to 3 daughters of a rich family in Spain in 1936, just before the civil war. The mom likes Franco - the dad doesn't. She becomes family. She befriends 5 Irishwomen.
Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Polly Walker, Vincent Perez, Franco Nero, Frances McDormand
Votes: 877 | Gross: $0.02M
48. The Brave Archer (1977)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A young man must complete a series of martial art tests and overcome assassins along the way.
Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Fu, Tien Niu, Danny Lee, Yi-Min Li
49. Sensual Pleasures (1978)
101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Sensual Pleasures features a collection of three, ghost story, sexual vignettes starring a viscerally sensual trio of hardcore experience with the well endowed Chen Ping, Chinese adult film... See full summary »
Director: Han Hsiang Li | Stars: Ping Chen, Shirley Yu, Szu-Chia Chen, Susan Yam-Yam Shaw
50. Sexy Girls of Denmark (1973)
88 min | Comedy, Romance
The son of a big film producer goes to Copenhagen from Hong Kong trying to seal a deal.
Director: Chi Lu | Stars: Ching Lee, Hua Tsung, Birte Tove, Karen Yeh