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The Blue Jean Monster

Joe, a police officer, has a happy life with his wife, who’s pregnant. But one day when he gets a tip that a bank is about to be robbed, he rushes to it but is killed. The hostage Gucci then holds the loot. Joe becomes a vampire when a black cat jumps on his body and is hit by lightning. Not until he is sent to the hospital when he passed out, does he notice … Read more

All for the Winner

Sing, a dumb, lovable mainlander with supernatural powers comes to China to visit his uncle Tat. When it’s revealed that Sing can see through objects, Tat employs him as “The Saint of Gamblers,” and proceeds to set him loose in the gambling world. *** A man discovers that his dumb, lovable nephew can see through objects and decides to unleash him into the world of gambling.

The Shadow Boxing

Liu Chia-Liang returns to the success of his first directed film, “The Spiritual Boxer”, which also stars the original film’s bumbling ghost controller, Wang Yu. Hoping to make the lightning of success strike in the same place, Liu had his two brothers Lau Kar Wing and Gordon Liu not only act but also help with the fights. The end result is a martial arts film masterpiece filled with breathtaking action and set pieces.

My Young Auntie

Cheng (Kara Hui Ying Hung), a beautiful martial arts ace, battles to keep her inheritance from the ruthless Yun Wei (Johnny Wang Lung Wei), but her efforts are sabotaged by Yu Tao (Hsaio Ho), her wayward and irrepressible great-nephew. Following a frenzy of spectacular comic mishaps, the hapless duo are setup and imprisoned and the deeds to Cheng’s estate are stolen. She is held hostage after a doomed attempt to reclaim the papers back from … Read more

Casino Tycoon

Set in World War II, Casino Tycoon chronicles the story of Benny, a young graduate played by Andy Lau, who flees Hong Kong during the Japanese invasion and heads for the gambling haven Macau. Once in Macau, he impresses a local businessman who has ties to organized crime, he slowly builds his way up in the ranks of the Macau underworld which ultimately leads to trouble.

The Mad Monk

Stephen Chow plays an angel-type being in this movie, in where he bets the other people in Heaven that he can change the ways of 3 misguided souls and make them better people. Resurrected as a monk, he must stop a prostitute, a beggar, and an all-around bad guy from being what they are (and have been for generations). To add to all of this, he must do this in 3 Heaven days!!!

Pursuit of Vengeance

Master of the “swordplay thriller” genre, Chor Yuen and renowned kung-fu choreographer Tang Chia tell the fabulous tale of the “Fastest Swordsman in the World” facing the “1000 Face Devil” and no less than seven murderers.

Death Duel

The Third Master is considered to be the greatest sword master of the day. His displays of skill and strength bring armies of challengers to his door, seeking the title for themselves. Not to be defeated, the Third Master fights evil, saves damsels in distress, and duels rival swordsmen to the death.

The Killer

Chiao Tzu Wei hires a killer under the premise that the local government (run by the local kung fu school) is corrupt and extorting the people of the town. The killer happens to be Hsieh Chun (aka Hsiao Hu) who left town ten years ago. (When Hsieh Chun opens up a suitcase full of knives, you know that there is going to be tons of killing!). Thinking that the local kung fu school is bad, … Read more

Love in a Fallen City

Taking place in 1941, Love in a Fallen City centers on Pai (Cora Miao), a young woman who has been ostracized by her family for divorcing her rich husband. A local match-maker, Mrs. Hsu (Helen Ma), takes pity on Pai and decides to bring her to Hong Kong, under the guise of employing her as the Hsu’s nanny, but in reality to introduce her to Fan (Chow Yun-Fat). Pai and Fan seem to hit it … Read more

The Blade

A young man adopted by a renowned swordsmith, discovers that his real father was killed by a powerful bandit called Lung. Leaving to seek revenge, he runs foul of a group of vicious desert scum, losing his right arm in the process. After being nursed back to health, he eventually learns to compensate for his loss and returns to confront the man who murdered his father.

Temple of the Red Lotus

Jimmy Wang Yu plays a young kid who heads off to Dragon Valley to meet the childhood friend who was promised as his bride. When he gets there, he finds that the family of the bride might not be an entirely honest bunch of people though. What is the story behind their feud with the monks at the Temple Of The Red Lotus, for a start?

The Blue and the Black

It’s a powerful melodrama about a thwarted romance in 1930s Tientsin, China, during the Japanese occupation, and it stars Linda Lin Dai, one of the era’s most popular stars. It was part of Golden Horse’s 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films.