Movies by Release Date: 1974

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Poster for the movie "Sparkling Red Star"

Sparkling Red Star (1974)

104 min - - 1 January 1974
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The story of Pan Dongzi, a teenager and son of a Communist army officer. When the father is called off, he leaves Dongzi a red star as a symbol of the cause. While he is away, a bourgeois landlord, Hu Hansan, returns to Dongzi's village where he exacts revenge upon the peasants who had forced him out

Director:  Ang Li, Jun Li

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The story of Pan Dongzi, a teenager and son of a Communist army officer. When the father is called off, he leaves Dongzi a red star as a symbol of the cause. While he is away, a bourgeois landlord, Hu Hansan, returns to Dongzi's village where he exacts revenge upon the peasants who had forced him out


Collections: Ang Li, Jun Li

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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1974

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Runtime:  1 h 44 min
Poster for the movie "The Teahouse"

The Teahouse (1974)

Drama, Action, Crime - 1 January 1974
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"The Teahouse' stars the amazing & legendary Chen Kuan Tai, portraying a decent man in a land of criminals and dishonor! Cheng Wang, a refugee, owns a neighborhood Teahouse/restaurant that he obtained through hard work as a street vendor. his restaurant seems to be in the middle of a modern day war zone, with teenage thugs committing robberies, rape, and assaults right outside his door. Cheng quickly becomes the hero of this city, when he and his 'family' of workers stand up against the thugs, and the faulty justice system, through a series of vigilante attacks on the people that hurt his own.

Director:  Kuei Chih-Hung
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"The Teahouse' stars the amazing & legendary Chen Kuan Tai, portraying a decent man in a land of criminals and dishonor! Cheng Wang, a refugee, owns a neighborhood Teahouse/restaurant that he obtained through hard work as a street vendor. his restaurant seems to be in the middle of a modern day war zone, with teenage thugs committing robberies, rape, and assaults right outside his door. Cheng quickly becomes the hero of this city, when he and his 'family' of workers stand up against the thugs, and the faulty justice system, through a series of vigilante attacks on the people that hurt his own.


Collections: Kuei Chih-Hung

Genres: Drama, Action, Crime

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Release Date:  1 January 1974

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Poster for the movie "Chinatown Capers"

Chinatown Capers (1974)

Action, Comedy, Foreign - 4 April 1974
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Ever the pair of do-gooding drifters, Embroidered Pillow and Chili Boy always come to the aid of Hong Kong's downtrodden and oppressed - even if it means traveling all the way to America! This time the two friends are off to San Francisco's Chinatown in search of a millionaire's missing daughter (Sylvia Chang, who also appears in Slaughter in San Francisco), who has vanished under shady circumstances. Typical Backalley Princess shtick ensues, including the duo's disastrous stint waiting tables in a Chinese restaurant and run-ins with the local street gangs. But just when things are looking hopeless, Sam and Polly find the lead they need, and the chase is on!

Director:  Lo Wei
Writers:  Lo Wei

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Ever the pair of do-gooding drifters, Embroidered Pillow and Chili Boy always come to the aid of Hong Kong's downtrodden and oppressed - even if it means traveling all the way to America! This time the two friends are off to San Francisco's Chinatown in search of a millionaire's missing daughter (Sylvia Chang, who also appears in Slaughter in San Francisco), who has vanished under shady circumstances. Typical Backalley Princess shtick ensues, including the duo's disastrous stint waiting tables in a Chinese restaurant and run-ins with the local street gangs. But just when things are looking hopeless, Sam and Polly find the lead they need, and the chase is on!


Collections: Lo Wei

Genres: Action, Comedy, Foreign

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Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  4 April 1974

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Poster for the movie "Ghost of the Mirror"

Ghost of the Mirror (1974)

93 min - Horror - 4 October 1974
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A scholar falls in love with a beautiful girl, who may or may not be a ghost.

Director:  Sung Tsun-Shou

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A scholar falls in love with a beautiful girl, who may or may not be a ghost.


Collections: Sung Tsun-Shou

Genres: Horror

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Country:   Taiwan
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  4 October 1974

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Production Companies:  First Films

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Runtime:  1 h 33 min
Poster for the movie "Games Gamblers Play"

Games Gamblers Play (1974)

107 min - Comedy - 16 October 1974
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Michael Hui stars as Wen, a convict who's always out to make a quick dollar through gambling. Being behind bars doesn't stop him from making something off of his gambling skills. Samuel Hui co-stars as Chieh,a novice gambler who gets into trouble one day when he tries to steal casino chips from a crooked card dealer Dean Shek). Whilst in jail, Chieh meets Wen and the latter agrees to become his mentor. Can Wen and Chieh make a fortune from their combined skills or will the duo wind up back in prison?

Director:  Michael Hui
Writers:  Michael Hui, Lau Tin-Chi, Thomas Tang Wai-Hung

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Michael Hui stars as Wen, a convict who's always out to make a quick dollar through gambling. Being behind bars doesn't stop him from making something off of his gambling skills. Samuel Hui co-stars as Chieh,a novice gambler who gets into trouble one day when he tries to steal casino chips from a crooked card dealer Dean Shek). Whilst in jail, Chieh meets Wen and the latter agrees to become his mentor. Can Wen and Chieh make a fortune from their combined skills or will the duo wind up back in prison?


Collections: Michael Hui

Genres: Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  16 October 1974

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Production Companies:  Golden Harvest Productions

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Runtime:  1 h 47 min

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