Jeffrey Lau

Poster for the movie "Out of the Dark"

Out of the Dark

Stephen Chow plays an “insane” person who is not afraid of anything. He also appears to be parodying Leon (the professional). Carrying his trusty plant and bag of cling wrap and chocolates he helps a young girl to rid her building of a couple of mean ghosts. *** When this amazing movie premiered, Stephen Chow was already one of Hong Kong’s biggest stars and a comic icon being compared with everyone from The Marx Brothers … Read more

A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella

This sequel to “Pandora’s Box” continues director Jeffrey Lau’s adaptation of the Buddhism saga “Journey to the West”. Stranded five centuries in the past, Joker Monkey King must battle a variety of monsters, seductive women and super-powered villains to save the dying Pak Jing-Jing.

Black Rose II

Heroine Black Rose disappeared from the world 30 years ago. Actually she was rejected by the man she loves, Lui Kei, and thus trapped him in a house. 30 years later, Black Rose meets a young man Ah Mo. The girl he loves Tic Tac is kidnapped by the evil Suen Mui Tong (Sour Plum Soup), so he asks Black Rose to help. Lui Kei while trying to talk Black Rose into saving Tic Tac … Read more

Treasure Hunt

A C.I.A. agent is assigned to go to Beijing to look for a hidden “treasure,” which turns out to be a woman who has supernatural powers, and is the National Treasure of China.

Love and the City

A young mobster (Leon Lai) falls in love with the young head gang’s girlfriend (Wu Chien Lien). *** Hong Kong’s teen idol Leon Lai plays a misunderstood juvenile delinquent accused of a crime he did not commit.

A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora’s Box

When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain immortality), the Monkey King is reincarnated as the Joker. He now spends his time chasing two jealous women. When one of them is dying, the Joker goes back in time in an attempt to save her.

The Eagle Shooting Heroes

A power struggle between the Queen’s treasonous lover and a princess occurs amid musical numbers, slapstick battles, and martial arts acrobatics. The Legend of the Condor Heroes is a spoof of Louis Cha’s famous classic. The story opens with the Queen of the Golden Wheel Kingdom having an affair with her cousin West Poison, who are both plotting to take over the kingdom. The 3rd Princess uncovered their treachery, but West Poison defeated her. She … Read more

Saviour of the Soul

A woman blinds a martial arts master and his pupil vows revenge on her. She is forced to abandon her loved ones without explanation in order to protect them from her ill-intentioned pursuer.

The Top Bet

Anita Mui plays the sister of the Saint of Gamblers, and also possesses supernatural gambling abilities. However, she chooses not to use her powers. She decides to come to Hong Kong to retrieve her brother and bring him back to China. There she meets his assistant, Ng, who is without the Saint of Gamblers, as he has headed off on a cruise. Ng asks Mui to compete in the next tournament, but she turns him … Read more

Mortuary Blues

On a remote island off Hong Kong, its rich and happy inhabitants are celebrating an annual ritual by staging an operatic show. The island is not productive but its people are rich. No wonder police chief Yuan Kuei becomes suspicious. He thinks he is sitting on top of a narcotics ring. His two men are ordered to watch closely movement of the opera people. Little does the chief know that actually the islanders are living … Read more

92 Legendary La Rose Noire

A poet named Butterfly and her friend Kuen visit a stranger’s mansion to return some possessions that were unintentionally taken. At the house, they stumbled upon an illegal weapons trade that ultimately went bad. To evade the police from interrogations, the two innocent witnesses wiped away their fingerprints and left a note that stated that the crimes were committed by “The Black Rose,” who is known to be a fictional hero in a 1965 movie. … 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 Haunted Cop Shop

The police station used to be the army club during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. Many Japanese officers committed hara kiri there on V-J Day. The old building thus became a ghost house. Petty thief Ming is detained in the basement. It is the Ghost Festival when ghosts are allowed one night’s leave. The Colonel shows up and bites Ming, who becomes a vampire.

The Haunted Cop Shop II

Specially trained government troops are sent to clean out a city that is plagued by vampires, ghosts and cannibalistic zombies.

Operation Pink Squad II

A police sting takes place in a haunted apartment building. The sting goes bad when a female ghost crashes the party. Lots of chase scenes involving floating heads and headless bodies.. and, oh yes…. toy helicopters. And then it gets weird…A band of Chinese elves save the day (one of them plays a mandolin).

Thunder Cops II

After police officer Paio is murdered, his soul cannot be at rest for his murder has been written off as a suicide…

Carry on Hotel

Mr. Lau (Kent Cheng) is a seedy detective who sets up cameras to record an illicit affair. Things go awry however when a hideously glam rock band checks into Lau’s room, and gets a free show via his hook-up. Meanwhile, silly thief Donald Ng (Richard Ng) uses ninjitsu to fool the locals while a womanizing tour guide (Eric Tsang) gets stalked by not one, but two pretty women (Cherie Chung and Pat Ha). And Buddy … Read more

Second Time Around

A young man goes to Las Vegas with his best friend to prove he can win big bucks. When he loses all of the money, he and his friend get help from a young woman who tells the man the story of some special stones that are part of a legend involving time travel and parallel universes. When the trio get in a car accident, the young gambler is the only survivor. Pursued by a … Read more

East Meets West

Tens of millennia ago, eight gods who ceaselessly fought each other were exiled to earth. For generations, they have been reincarnated as mere mortals, and they won’t be allowed back to heaven until they’ve learned to coexist in harmony. Then in today’s Hong Kong, a mortuary beautician and her has-been singer dad are chased for a huge sum of money they don’t owe. Turns out her materialistic stepmom has taken a tycoon’s advance payment on … Read more