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The Bride with White Hair (1993)

Bak fat moh lui zyun (original title)
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Cho Yat-Hang, the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against an evil cult, falls in forbidden love with Lien Ni-Chang, a killer for the evil cult.


Ronny Yu


Kee-To Lam (as Kei To Lam), Yusheng Liang (novel) | 2 more credits »
7 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Brigitte Lin ... Lien Ni-Chang
Leslie Cheung ... Cho Yat-Hang
Francis Ng ... Male Gei Mou-Seung
Elaine Lui ... Female Gei Mou-Seung
Kit Ying Lam ... Ho Lu Hua
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
King-Kei Cheng ... Hsin Cheng
Choi-Chow Hoh Choi-Chow Hoh
Eddy Ko ... General Wu San-Kuei
Jeffrey Lau
Lok-Lam Law Lok-Lam Law ... (as Le-Lin Lo)
Fong Pau ... Master Tzu Yang
Leila Tong ... Young Cho Yat-Hang
Kin-Ming Tsang Kin-Ming Tsang
Kwan-Hong Wong Kwan-Hong Wong
Richard Yuen Richard Yuen


The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful Lien, a killer for the evil cult who is equally unsatisfied with her situation, but their love angers both the Wu-Tang clan and the evil cult. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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A Classic Chinese Tale Of Swords And Sorcery Of Honor And Of Love


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Did You Know?


The love song at the end of the film was performed by Leslie Cheung, and as a gimmick, the song was not released to buy in any way so people who enjoyed the song would have to to re watch the movie in theaters. See more »

Crazy Credits

The original release had a montage of scenes recapping the movie playing over the credits set to the song "Red Cheeks, White Hair" sung by star Leslie Cheung. Current releases keep the montage but it now plays with an instrumental score. See more »


Referenced in The Legend of Evil Lake (2003) See more »

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Great Hong Kong movie making!
12 April 2002 | by KungfuzombieSee all my reviews

The Bride with white hair is one of the best movies to come out of Hong Kong. The movie packed with great shots, lightning costumes and sets. Ofcourse you can tell the budget wasn't as high as you're average Hollywood movie but that only adds to this movies charm. There is enough story and good acting to please the mainstream audience and enough action and speed to satisfy the kung fu and action fans. Actualy I think you compare this one with the great Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon!!! If you liked that one be sure to check this one out to. Ofcourse don't watch the dubbed print, go for the original one and won't be disapointed. There is also a sequel.

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26 August 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »

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