Ringo Lam

Ringo Lam Ling-Tung (simplified Chinese: 林岭东; traditional Chinese: 林嶺東; pinyin: Lín Lǐngdōng, Cantonese: Lam Ling-tung), is a Hong Kong film director, producer and scriptwriter. Born in Hong Kong in 1955, Lam initially went to an acting school. After finding he preferred making films to acting, he went to Canada to study film. In 1983, he returned and began filming comedy films. After the commercial success of his film Aces Go Places IV, he was allowed to develop his own film. Lam directed City on Fire in 1987 which led him to winning his first Hong Kong Film Award. Lam followed up City on Fire with other similar films that shared a dark view of Hong Kong society. Many of these films starred Chow Yun Fat. In 1996, Lam made his first American film, Maximum Risk starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Lam would continue working on film productions in both Hong Kong and two more American productions with Jean-Claude Van Damme until 2003. Lam’s final directorial effort was directing one third of the portmanteau film Triangle along with Tsui Hark and Johnnie To. In 2014, it was announced that Lam was working on a new feature film.

Poster for the movie "Sky on Fire"

Sky on Fire

The chief security officer at a top-secret medical facility finds himself caught in an explosive battle when a young thief and his accomplices steal a groundbreaking curative medicine. After discovering the true origins of the medicine, the officer must decide who he can trust to protect the cure from falling into the wrong hands, and prevent an all-out war from bringing the city to its knees.

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In Hell

A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden’s entertainment.

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Replicant

Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.

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Full Alert

Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan’s gang is the H.K. Jockey Club

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Maximum Risk

Alain Moreau’s investigation into the death of his identical twin brother leads him from the beauty of the south of France to the mean streets of New York City and into the arms of his brother’s beautiful girlfriend. Pursued by ruthless Russian mobsters and renegade FBI agents, the duo race against time to solve his brother’s murder and expose an international conspiracy.

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Full Contact

In an effort to get his buddy out of a gambling debt, Jeff agrees to join forces with Judge in a weapons heist. The job goes bad and Judge betrays Jeff. Jeff plots the ultimate revenge on Judge and his followers and it is a question of whether he can follow through with his plan.

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Burning Paradise

An exotic, legendary battle between the forces of good and evil comes to life as the celebrated disciples of the Shaolin Temple — monks who practice a lethal and spiritual form of martial arts — fight the evil followers of China’s Manchu rulers.

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Prison on Fire II

Ching is a prisoner in a Honk Kong jail that has a large population of Mainland Chinese prisoners. Ching escapes seeing his young son, who has been put in an orphanage. He surrenders himself to authorities, but the vengeful chief of security, Zau, arranges for Ching to be set up in the eyes of the Mainland gang, led by the affable Dragon. Dragon and Ching both then escape separately, and while fugitives, hook up together … Read more

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Touch and Go

A clumsy, easy-going but tough restaurant chef witnesses a murder of a cop. This leads him to a world of trouble, as the killer seeks to silence him. Luckily, the vengeful partner of the dead cop is there to help him.

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School on Fire

A young schoolgirl, Yuen Fong (Fennie Yuen) becomes caught in a tragic stranglehold of triad activity after she testifies in court over a triad beating. When this news reaches the triad leader Brother Smart (Roy Cheung), Yuen Fong must pay him protection money for what she has done as events begin to escalate.

Poster for the movie "Prison on Fire"

Prison on Fire

Lo Ka Yiu, a young ad designer who is sentenced to jail for manslaughter, has gotten himself in trouble with the corrupted wardens and fellow inmates of Triad background. Chung Tin Ching, a veteran inmate and Yiu’s mentor, is forced to confront his comrade’s enemies time and again, leading up to the final showdown with the head of security.

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Wild Search

While conducting a raid of an illegal arms deal, detective Mew Mew discovers the body of a dead woman and her daughter who witnessed the murder. Believing that the girl may be in danger, Mew Mew seeks out her aunt Cher, and the three develop a bond, but Cher’s ex-husband and a vengeful gunrunner soon show up to disrupt their short-lived peace.

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Esprit D’amour

A young woman has a tragic accident, slipping on a skateboard and falling off the roof of a tall building. Koo Chi Ming, an insurance investigator, is sent to determine whether the girl’s death is an accident or a suicide and he recognizes the young woman from an earlier chance encounter. *** Koo, an insurance investigator, is sent to make inquiries regarding a case of accidental death. He is surprised to learn that the victim … Read more

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The Other Side of Gentleman

As part of a sociology experiment, Brigitte Lin tries to get lower-class playboy Alan Tam to fall in love with her. Not only does he fall for her, but he finds it impossible to return to his playboy life.

Poster for the movie "Happy Ghost III"

Happy Ghost III

A young, unsuccessful singer, after committing suicide, is to be reincarnated, this time into a musical family. Her spirit must get to the hospital where her future mother is currently ready to give birth to her, so that she can enter the womb and be born. Unfortunately, she misses her appointed birth time, twice, due to the accidental intervention of a young man, Mr. Hong. At first she is angry and makes life hard for … Read more

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Twin Dragons

Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.

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The Suspect

Louis Koo plays an assassin who wants to go straight after getting out of prison, so he turns down a job from his former employer Simon Yam to kill a politician. Yam carries out the hit himself and manages to frame Koo for the crime, who then must run from both the cops and criminals as he tries to clear his name.

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Wild City

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Wild City (2015)

102 min - Thriller, Action, Crime - 20 August 2015
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Former cop-turned-bar owner Kwok and his underachieving half-brother befriends a drunken woman, they soon find themselves targeted by both her former lover, a high-powered attorney, and the gangster he employs. A suitcase full of tainted cash enters the picture as Kwok finds himself torn between the gangsters and his former colleagues.

Director:  Ringo Lam
Writers:  Ringo Lam

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Storyline

Former cop-turned-bar owner Kwok and his underachieving half-brother befriends a drunken woman, they soon find themselves targeted by both her former lover, a high-powered attorney, and the gangster he employs. A suitcase full of tainted cash enters the picture as Kwok finds himself torn between the gangsters and his former colleagues.


Collections: Ringo Lam

Genres: Thriller, Action, Crime

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Country:   China,   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话, Cantonese
Release Date:  20 August 2015

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Mei Ah Films Production Co. Ltd.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 42 min

Former cop-turned-bar owner Kwok and his underachieving half-brother befriends a drunken woman, they soon find themselves targeted by both her former lover, a high-powered attorney, and the gangster he employs.

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