Charlie Chin

Charlie Chin (born Qin Xianglin, also spelled Chin Hsiang-lin, on May 19, 1948, in Nanjing, China) is a Taiwanese actor.

He first had his break, when he moved to Hong Kong with his family at an early age. At only 12 years of age Charlie moved to Taiwan to join Fu Xing Ju Xiao, a Peking opera school. At the age of 20 he moved back to Hong Kong to join Guo Tai Movie Inc.

His movie debut came in the film Xia Ri Chu Lian, literally translating to “The First Love In Summer”. With Brigitte Lin, Joan Lin and Chin Han, the 4 eventually became known as the “Two Lins, Two Chins” which became iconic of 1970s romance films in China. The names became a guarantee of box office success, and so Charlie was constantly paired with one of the ‘2 Lins’. Charlie won 2 Golden Horse Awards and in 2000 he also presented one in Taiwan. Charlie retired from acting and began working in real estate. He lives in California with his wife and 2 sons.

cloud of romance

Cloud of romance

Based on the work of novelist Chiung Yao, whose company also produced the film, Cloud of Romance stars the young Brigitte Lin in a heartrending love triangle with Charlie Chin and Chin Han. Seemingly a prototypical weepie, Cloud of Romance enters the pantheon of screen romance due to its incomparable cast: This is the only film featuring three of “Two Lins, Two Chins”, the superstar quartet (Joan Lin is the fourth) considered synonymous with 1970s … Read more

Poster for the movie "Love Massacre"

Love Massacre

Set in a surprisingly minimalist San Francisco, Patrick Tam’s stylish slasher movie manages to evoke both Antonioni and Mario Bava in this tale of a ravishing young co-ed (Brigitte Lin) whose studly boyfriend (Chang Kuo-chu) turns into a demented stalker after the suicide of his sister.

Poster for the movie "The Imp"

The Imp

Keung has a pregnant wife but he has been unemployed for a long period. One day he gets a new job as a security guard in a commercial building. But strange incidents start happening and his colleagues die in horrible ways one by one. A geomancer tells Keung that he will be the next victim and teaches him how to avoid his fate. But Keung begins to notice his wife’s strange behaviour…

Poster for the movie "My Lucky Stars"

My Lucky Stars

Poster for the movie "My Lucky Stars"

My Lucky Stars (1985)

PG-13 96 min - Action, Comedy - 10 February 1985
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Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky Stars," to help him. They don't like this much, but they do it.

Director:  Sammo Hung
Writers:  Barry Wong

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Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky Stars," to help him. They don't like this much, but they do it.


Collections: Sammo Hung

Genres: Action, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  10 February 1985

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Golden Harvest Company, Golden Way Films Ltd.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 36 min

Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds.

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