Chor Yuen

Poster for the movie "The Roving Swordsman"

The Roving Swordsman

Traveling swordsman Shen Sheng-yi (Ti Lung) and his lady friend match wits and swords with the last surviving member of the once great Murung family who is determined to rule the martial world by stealing plans to crafting firearms.

Poster for the movie "Swordsman and Enchantress"

Swordsman and Enchantress

Asian fans of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon recognized that its director Ang Lee was actually inspired by director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung’s wonderful tales of a “martial art world” where all wushu warriors try to attain the “Deer Sword” and escape from the insidious maze-like “Toy Land.” Master kung-fu choreographer Tang Chia leads the king and queen of Shaw’s swordplay, Ti Lung and Lily Li, in a fascinating and entertaining adventure of consummate … Read more

Poster for the movie "Perils of the Sentimental Swordsman"

Perils of the Sentimental Swordsman

Chu Liu-hsiang, the charming, capable, and, yes, sentimental, swordsman is back in action for this extremely well-named third in the hit box-office series. The titanic team of director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung wisely choose to give their hero a whole new, non-stop, cliffhanger-fraught adventure featuring a mystery swordsman, a sensual swordswoman, an imperial assassin, a Ghost Mansion, the Bat Island, a booby-trapped tunnel, double crosses, and secret missions. And there are no fewer … Read more

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The Great Devotion

At Chinese New Year, schoolteacher Chan Chi-hong (Cheung Wood-yau), his wife (Pak Yin) and their children are evicted from their old city home and move out to a village. Not long after, financial woes hit hard when Mr Chan loses his job. Home bills rise immediately when a son injures himself and soon the parents face having to take their gifted children out of school while Dad’s out of work. The kids catch on that … Read more

Poster for the movie "The House of 72 Tenants"

The House of 72 Tenants

Adapted from a popular stage comedy, Chor Yuen’s The House of 72 Tenants became a landmark release in the1973 cinema schedule. Shot in Cantonese several years after Mandarin cinema took over the industry, the film topped the charts for the year and reinvigorated Cantonese comedy in the 1970s. The 72 Tenants of the title live in a rundown tenement area on To Shan Street.

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Be My Love aka Winter Love

While sitting in his favourite restaurant at Christmas 1963, popular author Chim Kei (Patrick Tse Yin) meets a young woman, Mimi (Josephine Siao Fong-fong), wearing little on the cold night and wanting a lift home afterwards.

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The Prodigal

The Prodigal is a Hong Kong Drama starring Stanley Fung. Patrick Tse stars as Evan Chen, kicked out of school and trying to find his way in society. Ignored by his parents who favour brother Alan (Kenneth Tsang) and remembering how a rich man snared his former love, Evan soon starts planning revenge against those who’ve wronged him.

Poster for the movie "Killer Clans"

Killer Clans

As two rival clans vie for dominance in a martial world where loyalty and honor can be bought and friends become enemies, a peerless swordsman (Chung Wa) discovers that the only thing truly worth fighting for is love.

Poster for the movie "Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan"

Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan

18 year old Ainu (Lily Ho) is kidnapped and sold to a brothel. Her good looks and wild personality make her very popular with the lustful clients, but also draws the lesbian attentions of brothel madam Betty Tei Pei. Betty teaches Ainu the ways of lust and the ways of kung fu, and Ainu becomes more and more similar to her captor. But rage at her treatment is still burning inside her.

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A Mad Woman

An intriguing mix of horror and melodrama, A Mad Woman looked at traditions and the harsh treatment of women in feudal Chinese society.

Poster for the movie "The Black Rose"

The Black Rose

Chan sisters Chan Meiling and Chan Meiyu are respected high class, women in Hong Kong’s more upscale neighborhoods. However, they both share an alter-ego called the Black Rose, a notorious cat burglar who dresses in a black leotard, and steals from the rich to give to the poor – taking on a Robin Hood-style mission. Even with their antihero status, the Black Rose has created uneasiness and tension in the high society; therefore, an insurance … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Emperor and His Brother"

The Emperor and His Brother

A young boy betrays his family who hides a refugee and tells the pursuer (Lo Lieh) where the hiding-place is – just because he wants a valuable telescope for reward. His father decides to kill the boy in order to restore the honor of the family.

Poster for the movie "The Duel of the Century"

The Duel of the Century

This mystery-tinged ‘Martial Arts World’ epic was one of director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung’s last together for the Shaw Studios, but it’s another action-filled winner. Liu Yung and Sun Chien (the Korean kicking ‘Venom’ from Chang Cheh’s internationally popular series) team to investigate the martial arts murders of a supposedly mortally wounded swordsman, only to find deception, death, double-dealings, imposters, and one deadly duel after another. No less than three choreographers are on … Read more