Movies by Release Date: 1988-12

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Runaway Blues (1988)

96 min - - 29 December 1988
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Before he was crowned one of the "Four Heavenly Kings", Andy Lau starred in the 1989 gangster film Runaway Blues. He plays Lam, a Taiwan gangster who flees to Hong Kong after killing a rival gangster. Hiding at his uncle gang boss Lip's place, he gets embroiled in more gang conflicts and is forced to be an informant for the police. Lam runs away to Guangzhou and Macau with Lip's mistress, causing an enraged Lip to be hot on his trail.

Director:  David Lai Dai-Wai
Writers:  Lai Git

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Before he was crowned one of the "Four Heavenly Kings", Andy Lau starred in the 1989 gangster film Runaway Blues. He plays Lam, a Taiwan gangster who flees to Hong Kong after killing a rival gangster. Hiding at his uncle gang boss Lip's place, he gets embroiled in more gang conflicts and is forced to be an informant for the police. Lam runs away to Guangzhou and Macau with Lip's mistress, causing an enraged Lip to be hot on his trail.


Collections: David Lai Dai-Wai

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  29 December 1988

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Production Companies:  Movie Impact Ltd

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Runtime:  1 h 36 min

The Crazy Companies 2 (1988)

Comedy - 15 December 1988
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One the day Horny to get married, his two pals Frank and Kai told him to avoid the trap of marriage. However his finacee forced him to sign the certificate. Kwai, Horny's other pal had a firm with his brother Fu. Fu could not manage the office and owed the Fok's family 2M and Fok's manager Robert persuaded to merge Fu's company. The three pals joined Fok's to solve the crisis...

Director:  Wong Jing
Writers:  Wong Jing

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One the day Horny to get married, his two pals Frank and Kai told him to avoid the trap of marriage. However his finacee forced him to sign the certificate. Kwai, Horny's other pal had a firm with his brother Fu. Fu could not manage the office and owed the Fok's family 2M and Fok's manager Robert persuaded to merge Fu's company. The three pals joined Fok's to solve the crisis...


Collections: Wong Jing

Genres: Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  15 December 1988

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Production Companies:  Win's Movie Production Limited

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Crackdown Mission (1988)

90 min - Action - 2 December 1988
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Devil worshippers devise a scheme to bring Lucifer to the world, by taking advantage of mentally and emotionally women to rack up a body count.

Director:  Godfrey Ho
Writers:  Godfrey Ho
Stars:  Pierre Kirby

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Devil worshippers devise a scheme to bring Lucifer to the world, by taking advantage of mentally and emotionally women to rack up a body count.


Collections: Godfrey Ho

Genres: Action

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Country:   Philippines
Release Date:  2 December 1988

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Production Companies:  IFD Films & Arts Company

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Men Behind the Sun (1988)

105 min - War, History - 1 December 1988
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The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. The film details the various cruel medical experiments Unit 731 inflicted upon the Chinese and Soviet prisoners at the tail-end of the war.

Director:  Mou Tun-Fei
Writers:  Wen Yuan Mou, Mei Liu, Dun Jing Teng

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The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. The film details the various cruel medical experiments Unit 731 inflicted upon the Chinese and Soviet prisoners at the tail-end of the war.


Collections: Mou Tun-Fei

Genres: War, History

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  1 December 1988

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Production Companies:  Sil-Metropole Organisation

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Runtime:  1 h 45 min

I Love Maria (1988)

93 min - Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller - 1 December 1988
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RoboCop as a woman... The Hero Gang is a nasty group of thugs terrorizing Hong Kong with their killer robots, Pioneers 1 and 2. While Pioneer 1 looks like an oridinary robot, Pioneer 2 has been modelled on Maria, the gang's #2 thug. When Pioneer 2 gets damaged during a mission to kill an outcast gang member, an inventor on the police force takes her and changes some of her programming. This new code, plus a few injuries to her logic center, start causing Pioneer 2 to develop her own personality.

Director:  Tsui Hark, David Chung
Writers:  Tsui Hark, Yuen Gai-Chi

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RoboCop as a woman... The Hero Gang is a nasty group of thugs terrorizing Hong Kong with their killer robots, Pioneers 1 and 2. While Pioneer 1 looks like an oridinary robot, Pioneer 2 has been modelled on Maria, the gang's #2 thug. When Pioneer 2 gets damaged during a mission to kill an outcast gang member, an inventor on the police force takes her and changes some of her programming. This new code, plus a few injuries to her logic center, start causing Pioneer 2 to develop her own personality.


Collections: David Chung, Tsui Hark

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  1 December 1988

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Production Companies:  Golden Harvest Company

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Runtime:  1 h 33 min

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