Action

List of Action movies from Hong Kong, China and Taiwan: posters, images, info, trailers, actors, directors, and more.

Poster for the movie "Invisible Target"

Invisible Target

Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.

Poster for the movie "Lust, Caution"

Lust, Caution

During World War II a secret agent (Tang Wei) must seduce, then assassinate an official (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.

Poster for the movie "Revanchist"

Revanchist

Longtime brothers Fay (Chang Jian-Li) and Fong (Lau Sek-Ming) come to Shanghai dreaming of a future. Ending up in the Horng Men gang, Fong is eventually sentenced to prison while his brother rises through the ranks. On an undercover mission in rival gang run by Shu (Wang Hsieh), Fay is killed and his brother seeks revenge once out on mainly Ti Chi (Zhang Feng-Yi – Farewell My Concubine)… Source: http://www.sogoodreviews.com/reviews/revanchist.html

Poster for the movie "The Supreme Swordsman"

The Supreme Swordsman

A rampaging swordsman slices and dices his way across China on a bloody mission to cut down every warrior in his way, and claim the blade of the legendary Supreme Swordsman in this Shaw Brothers classic starring Derek Yee and Jason Pai Piao, and directed by Keith Li Baak Ling. But when the son of a slain sword maker emerges as an unexpected challenger, the ruthless killer realizes that he may have finally met his … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Green Hornet"

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet is a 1994 Hong Kong action film directed by Lam Ching Ying and starring Chin Ka-lok. Based on the American Green Hornet series the film focuses on the character of Kato.

Poster for the movie "Deadful Melody"

Deadful Melody

A young security man must prove himself worthy by defending the one object wanted by all the masters of the Martial Arts world – the Magic Lyre!

Poster for the movie "Young and Dangerous 3"

Young and Dangerous 3

Chan Ho Nam and Chicken are back again in Young and Dangerous 3, this time taking on the rival “Tung Sing” triad, who is attempting to usurp Hung Hing influence in Hong Kong by having Tung Sing member “Crow” (Roy Cheung) frame Ho Nam for the murder of Hung Hing Chairman Chiang Tin Sang (Simon Yam). On the plus side, Chicken finds a new love interest in Wasabi (Karen Mok), the daughter of the comedic … Read more

Poster for the movie "Karmic Mahjong"

Karmic Mahjong

Chen Chuan (Francis Ng) is a simple man who seems to be cursed with bad luck all the time. Convinced by a blind fortune teller that he must eliminate the “villain” that is bringing him the ills, Chen vows to kill the person responsible for his misfortunes. But he soon has second thoughts when he suspect that the “villain” is none other than his own wife.

Poster for the movie "Luxury Car"

Luxury Car

A country schoolteacher reaching retirement comes to Wuhan in search of his only son. His dying wife has requested to see her boy one last time. He is met by his daughter Yanhong who works as an escort in a karaoke bar. Yanhong introduces him to a policeman who sympathizes with his plight and agrees to help him to find his son. The two quickly become friends. Yanhong also presents her father to her boyfriend, … Read more

Poster for the movie "Jade Warrior"

Jade Warrior

Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern Finland. Jade Warrior is set in ancient China early iron age and present day Finland. The past is feeding the story in present day, slowly revealing our … Read more

Poster for the movie "Crazy Stone"

Crazy Stone

Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security guards are not the only obstacle these thieves are facing. An extremely unlucky internationally known master thief is also trying to get a hand on this piece of precious jade. What would be the final destination of this piece of crazy stone?

Poster for the movie "The Banquet"

The Banquet

Empress Wan can launch a thousand ships with her charm and fight a hundred soldiers with her sword. But something is lacking in her life and she harbours forbidden desires for her stepson Prince Wu Luan , an introverted young man, who shies away from the palace to indulge in the ancient art of music and dance. When the Emperor dies all of a sudden and his younger brother Li takes over the throne, Wan … Read more

Poster for the movie "Fearless"

Fearless

Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his nation. The son of a great fighter who didn’t wish for his child to follow in his footsteps, Huo resolves to teach himself how to fight – and win.

Poster for the movie "Dragon Tiger Gate"

Dragon Tiger Gate

Dragon Tiger Gate is a 2006 Hong Kong martial arts-action film directed by Wilson Yip and featuring fight choreography by Donnie Yen, who also stars in the film. The film is based on the popular Hong Kong manhua, Oriental Heroes, which bears the same Chinese name as the movie.

Poster for the movie "Curse of the Golden Flower"

Curse of the Golden Flower

During China’s Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.

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 "Shaolin Temple 3: Martial Arts of Shaolin"

Shaolin Temple 3: Martial Arts of Shaolin

Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler’s extravagant public birthday celebration. Two other men from the south Shaolin temple also set out to assassinate the ruler, but all three fail and are chased all over by soldiers. Meanwhile, one of the southerners turns out to be a cross-dressed woman, who is also discovered to wear a footbell to match Jet Li’s, meaning they are somehow … Read more

Poster for the movie "Born to Defend"

Born to Defend

Jet, a young soldier at the end of the second world war must overcome some abusive Americans who are bullying him as well as the Chinese people.

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

Poster for the movie "Death Duel of the Mantis"

Death Duel of the Mantis

Hsiao Hai (Wa Chung Ting) works as a servant for wealthy businessman Tin Hai Lu (Fei Lung). Constantly bullied and abused in the marketplace, Hsiao finds himself taken under the personal tutelage of his boss, a skilled master of Chicken style kung-fu. Master Lu hopes that his young employee may one day provide backup muscle for his ongoing business struggles with a rival tong. Meanwhile, gawky split-toothed Hsiao continues to spend much of his free … Read more

Poster for the movie "Legend of the Drunken Tiger"

Legend of the Drunken Tiger

It’s the year 1898 and government reformists are aggressively sought out and publicly executed by the Ching Dynasty officials. Master Wang, a leader of the reformist party, enlists the help of skilled fighters for reinforcements, including Cheong San, a longtime enemy of the treacherous Lord Wing. With the help of Lela Wong, Cheong San’s betrothed, Cheong San and Master Wnag battle their nemesis to further their cause. What Cheong San’s enemies believe to be his … Read more

Poster for the movie "Love Battlefield"

Love Battlefield

The story of a couple (Niki Chow and Eason Chan) who break up one morning and proceed to find their love tested in unexpected and violent ways.

Poster for the movie "Throw Down"

Throw Down

A former Judo champion is given the chance to redeem himself after he befriends a competitor and an aspiring singer.

Poster for the movie "Mountain Patrol"

Mountain Patrol

A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet.

Poster for the movie "New Police Story"

New Police Story

Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the bottle and track down the gang and its ruthless leader.

Poster for the movie "Kung Fu Hustle"

Kung Fu Hustle

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious “Axe Gang” while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.

Poster for the movie "A World Without Thieves"

A World Without Thieves

Two grifters, Wang Bo and Wang Li, a couple who’ve been arguing, board a train in rural China. He wants to fleece a peasant, nicknamed Dumbo for his naiveté, who’s carrying 60,000 yuan and trusts everyone. She wants to protect the hick kid, an act of expiation brought on by prayer and a visit to a temple. Also on board are one of more sets of thieves, including a calculating boss and his femme fatale. … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Twins Effect II"

The Twins Effect II

In the mythical land of Huadu, Charcoal Head, a humble boy born to rule an empire must undertake his journey to claim his throne.

Poster for the movie "House of Flying Daggers"

House of Flying Daggers

In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. At its height, the Tang Dynasty was one of the most enlightened empires in Chinese history. But in 859AD, the Dynasty is in decline.

Poster for the movie "The Green Dragon Inn`"

The Green Dragon Inn

When an evil land baron’s son murders an innocent family, a Marshall is called in to escort him to be executed in the court of law far to the north. With the aid of an army of soldiers, the Marshall must fight off the Land Baron’s assassins, who want to try and free his murderous son at every given chance.

Poster for the movie "Shaolin Soccer"

Shaolin Soccer

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

Poster for the movie "Zu Warriors"

Zu Warriors

King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), who is the reincarnation of Dawn, and in love with her again. However, Insomnia’s Blood Clouds is ready to destroy Zu…

Poster for the movie "Time and Tide"

Time and Tide

Tyler is a restless, streetwise 21-year-old Hong Kong native who’s had trouble gaining the trust of others all his life. He secretly fantasizes about living the good life in South America. After a while, he is forced to deal with the reality of impending fatherhood. Hankering for quick cash, however, he joins a bodyguard company. Later, he makes friends with a once disillusioned mercenary determined to begin life in a new way. However, their companionship … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Anarchists"

The Anarchists

A group of Korean anarchists in 1920s China are determined to overthrow the military and government.

Poster for the movie "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman’s daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

Poster for the movie "The Touch"

The Touch

A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages.

Poster for the movie "The Missing Gun"

The Missing Gun

In this tense thriller, Ma Shan (Wen Jiang) is a Chinese police detective who awakes one morning after a night of heavy drinking at his sister’s wedding reception to discover that his gun has been stolen. Since only police officers are allowed to carry firearms, Ma Shan is alarmed about the deadly possibilities of the theft, and he sets out to find his weapon; however, the memories of Ma Shan’s friends are as hazy as … Read more

Poster for the movie "Hero"

Hero

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

Poster for the movie "Cave of the Silken Web"

Cave of the Silken Web

Monkey King, Pig and Friar Sand must rescue his master Buddhist monk from seven witches / spiders who believe themselves to be immortal if they eat the monk’s flesh. The third part of the Shaw Brothers film series about Monkey King after the novel “Journey to the West.”

Poster for the movie "Best of the Best"

Best of the Best

The son of a crooked cop follows in his father’s footsteps. He joins an elite group of cops known as the “Flying Tigers” and there learns the true meaning of justice.