Comedy

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

Poster for the movie "Hail the Judge"

Hail the Judge

Pao Lung-Sing, a descendant of the famous Judge Pao Ching Tient, is a 9th-degree corrupt judge (lowest degree) who changes his tune when he tries to champion a woman Chi Siu-Lin, who was framed for killing her husband. As a result, Pao is forced to flee and through a series of events (often hilarious) becomes a 1st-degree judge and comes back to wreak havoc and justice on the guilty.

The Gigolo 2

Fung, aka “King of the Gigolos”, is now ‘retired’ and running a nightspot in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong entertainment district. He takes on a rare new client, Monica, who has reluctantly turned to prostitution to pay her mother’s medical bills. Having been referred to him for carnal guidance after a customer labels her a “dead fish”, Monica inevitably falls for Fung’s charms.

Naked Ambition 3D

Honors graduate in literature, Wyman is stuck writing cheap erotic fiction, but somehow ends up starring in an AV film. Suddenly a porn superstar in Japan, he discovers a whole new world fraught with pleasure, pain, and more twists and turns than he or the audience expects.

Sexy Soccer

Down on his luck soccer coach Rolando is having a hard time scoring; in more ways than one! In debt to a loan shark; he really needs to improve his game. Desperately in need of a big win, he comes up with the perfect plan: a beautiful all girls soccer team. It’s a good thing that these girls don’t play by the rules! Using more than just fancy footwork; they distract the competition and aim … Read more

Dream Lovers

Two married but unfaithful men contrive a playful competition … the man who woos the perfect “dream lover” wins. A seemingly harmless game leads them into more than a few comic complications.

Daughter of Darkness 2

Another gruesome case involves a woman who’s a sole survivor of a brutal massacre. A local constable questions the woman about her whereabouts and what might have happened the night before. As he gets the young woman to talk, she spins a tale of debauchery, madness, and people so vile that you wished that they’ll never see daylight again. Why is this woman so reluctant to talk? Who else might be involved in this ghastly … Read more

Girls Unbutton

A film about the ups and downs of a beautiful young lass named Jenny and her never ending pursuit of a boyfriend.

Wai’s Romance

Once a wealthy gentleman, Wai was flocked by many single and available women. Now penniless, his “romantic” touch has suddenly disappeared. Follow the adventures of Wai and his renewed quest for wealth, romance, and love.

Crazy Love

What was supposed to be summer school in England becomes an adventurous exotic and romantic journey for a beautiful teenage girl. [from the Tai Seng Catalog] A nice story of a free-spirited (or, depending on your viewpoint, prick-teasing) young woman on a short journey of discovery.

The Other Side of Dolls

A model training center is set up by Lady Rose, which aims to provide sex partners for men with high social status. However, Lady Rose’s main purpose is to blackmail the reputable men for money. A fashion show of undergarments is held, Lady Rose’s models appear in their sexiest and most seductive underwear, and men cannot stop looking for partners. The dirty business of Lady Rose is finally exposed and shakes up the city when … Read more

Perfect Exchange

Mindy Chan (Andy Lau) is a top-notched gambler/swindler. His girlfriend Lily (Christy Chung) and friend Ah Chi are card dealers at the casino where bad guy Lau and his mistress Mona (Anita Lee) frequent. Chor Hung (Tony Leung Ka-Fai), a play on the Chinese name for famed retired actress Cherie Chung, is a senior security guard at the local prison. During a card game, Ah Chi and Mindy swindle millions of dollars from Lau, but … Read more

Basic Impulse

Kitty flopped in participation in the Hong Kong beauty contest and became a laughing stock among her colleagues. They used to make fun of her throughout the day. However, her luck changes. She came to know the prince of her dream…

Fist of Fury 1991

Amusing homage to Bruce Lee’s martial arts classic featuring a young Stephen Chow. The story is about Sing (Stephen Chow), a Mainlander who came to Hong Kong (doesn’t it sound familiar?) to find his cousin. He meets up with Siu (Kenny Bee) and hooks up with various kung fu schools, in the hope of winning a $10 million dollar prize from a fighting competition.

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

Sweet Surrender

Shirley has rebellious nature, she realized she was no longer able to tolerate her parents and she reckoned it was about time for her to explore the outside world. After she sneaked away from home she went to find her brother-in-law. Frankie, for she believed that he might be able to help her financially. While Shirley had just settled at Frankie’s place, suddenly her parents came out from nowhere and tried to take her home … Read more

Pretty Woman

While working alone late at the office one night, Veronica is raped by a returning male colleague, who accidentally kills her in the process (she falls back and hits her head on a sharp object). Later that same evening, he comes across a bar hostess who looks identical to the woman that he has just murdered. He eventually talks her into showing up for work in Veronica’s place on the very next day, and handing … Read more

Ancient Chinese Whorehouse

Madam Five and carpenter Kong work together managing a famous whorehouse. Kong’s apprentice Yat fails to get along with Ching due to a misunderstanding between them. Luckily, the appearance of a murderous rapist helps to resolve the misunderstanding between them. It also unites the group to defend against the sex maniac and to rebuild Madam Five’s business at a new location.

The Romance of the Vampires

Love & passion is the name of the game in this romantic vampire thriller. Instead of “I want your blood…”, the heart-broken vampire in this story punishes himself by refusing to suck the blood out of his victims.

Table for Six

Sunny Chan, the director of “Men of the Dragon,” directs this ensemble comedy about a family celebration gone wrong. Nothing makes big brother Dai (Dayo Wong) happier than dining with his two younger half-siblings (Louis Cheung Kai Chung and Peter Chan Charm Man). However, when his old flame (Stephy Tang) appears as his brother’s fiancée, a kitchen nightmare ensues, and it’s up to his part-time girlfriend (Lim Min-chen) to calm things down.

Schemes in Antiques

Despite his family’s famed expertise on ancient relics, Xu Yuan makes a simple living as the owner of an electronics shop, eager to distinguish himself from a disgraced ancestor who was executed for treason after stealing a Chinese artifact for Japan. But when a descendant offers to return the relic to China, Xu Yuan uncovers a decades-old mystery and soon embarks on a journey that could finally restore his family’s reputation—and may also cost him … Read more

Far Far Away

Indie writer-director Amos Why (Dot 2 Dot, Napping Kid) literally traveled to the far-flung corners of Hong Kong for this sweet coming-of-age romantic comedy. After years as a prominent sidekick, Kaki Shum finally gets his first crack at playing the lead. A computer- savvy Casanova to boot, with his turn as a 28-year-old I.T. geek who suddenly finds himself the object of affection for five attractive women within the same year. The quintet share virtually … Read more

Everything Everywhere All at Once

When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bewildering dangers from the multiverse, as the fate of everything hangs in the balance. A film from Daniels and starring Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, Stephanie Hsu, Jenny Slate, Harry Shum Jr., with James Hong and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Adventure in Denmark

Two Chinese men go to Copenhagen for some reason. While one of them philanders around with various Danish and Asian women, the other falls in love with his Chinese tour guide, but takes time to have various drawn-out kung fu battles with a seemingly endless amount of thugs sent by his partner’s overweight and very jealous girlfriend back home.

Before Next Spring

Where is home? For a group of Chinese students studying and working in Tokyo, it might be the Nankokute restaurant whose manager has been in Japan for years without ever managing to obtain a residence permit. The cook left his family in China and hasn’t yet managed to have them brought over to join him and one waiter’s father is sick while the other’s is a violent alcoholic. An engaging fresco of everyday life with … Read more

The Forbidden Legend: Sex & Chopsticks

Based on the classic Chinese novel “Jin Ping Mei,” written during the Ming Dynasty. The novel itself is the first full length Chinese fictional work to depict sexuality in explicit manner. The movie (as well as novel) takes place during 1111-1127 and centers around Ximen Quing, a corrupt social climber and lustful merchant who is wealthy enough to marry a consort of wives and concubines.

Revenge for Love

A common youngster receives monetary recompense from an elderly guy who recovers from a vegetative state while under the boy’s care. He chooses to put the money into devising a strategy to win the girl he adores.

The Lady Iron Chef

When the heir to a lucrative restaurant empire falls for a simple girl who can only cook instant noodles, their romance creates a sizable rift for the mother who only wants her son to marry an experienced chef in director Billy Chung’s freewheeling culinary comedy

Last Ghost Standing

On New Years’ Eve 2000 the cinema on 666 King’s Road presents its last show before closure. Unfortunately, the forces of Hell arise, who are very unsatisfied with the modern movie quality. A horrible, gory bloodbath starts out, including a soccer match with a decapitated head, a nasty monster, and several other nastinesses.

Sworn Revenge

Chen Xiuling, owner of a house in the New Territories of Hong Kong, was killed, but the murderer also died at the scene. Chen Xiuling’s sister Chen Xiumei in the United States returned to Hong Kong to deal with her business. Cheng Hui, a lawyer, helped her deal with her sister’s industry. So they came to the house village. Cheng Hui’s two best friends of the dead party began to pursue Xiumei. When they went … Read more

Eight Taels of Gold

An ex-pat travels from New York to his home village in rural China after a long absence. On his way, he meets a familiar girl.

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

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

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