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Rise of the Legend (2014)

131 min - Action, Drama - 21 November 2014
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In 1868 during the late Qing Dynasty, rampant corruption on the Imperial Court inflicts much suffering in people's lives. For years, the Black Tiger’s fearsome boss Lei Gong has been trying to get rid of the leader of the Northern Sea. One of his latest recruits is Fei, a fearless fighter who takes the Northern Sea leader’s head after a fierce fight. Just as Lei Gong believes he has total control of the port, a new gang called the Orphans rises in power. Led by Fei’s childhood friend Huo, the Orphans are out to eliminate all the criminal power from the port…

Director:  Roy Chow
Writers:  Christine To

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In 1868 during the late Qing Dynasty, rampant corruption on the Imperial Court inflicts much suffering in people's lives. For years, the Black Tiger’s fearsome boss Lei Gong has been trying to get rid of the leader of the Northern Sea. One of his latest recruits is Fei, a fearless fighter who takes the Northern Sea leader’s head after a fierce fight. Just as Lei Gong believes he has total control of the port, a new gang called the Orphans rises in power. Led by Fei’s childhood friend Huo, the Orphans are out to eliminate all the criminal power from the port…


Collections: Roy Chow

Genres: Action, Drama

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Country:   China,   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话, Cantonese
Release Date:  21 November 2014

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Production Companies:  Edko Films, EDKO Film, Universal Pictures International Production (UPIP), Irresistible Films

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Runtime:  2 h 11 min

Ripples of Desire (2012)

122 min - Drama - 28 December 2012
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The height of gaiety on Piao Dao. Merchants and pirates may have their treasures but the biggest prizes are the sensational twin singing courtesans, who are ripe for deflowering. Known as The Rippling Sisters of Flower Street they dazzle customers with their flirtatious duets and tantalizing beauty. But the jewels of Piao Dao cannot be had with money alone. Admirers must also contest for their hearts.

Director:  Zero Chou
Writers:  Zero Chou

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The height of gaiety on Piao Dao. Merchants and pirates may have their treasures but the biggest prizes are the sensational twin singing courtesans, who are ripe for deflowering. Known as The Rippling Sisters of Flower Street they dazzle customers with their flirtatious duets and tantalizing beauty. But the jewels of Piao Dao cannot be had with money alone. Admirers must also contest for their hearts.


Collections: Zero Chou

Genres: Drama

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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  28 December 2012

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Runtime:  2 h 02 min

Riki-Oh: The Wall of Hell (1989)

45 min - Action, Animation, Foreign - 25 June 1989
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The story follows Saiga Riki-Oh, a young man blessed with inhuman strength. After taking revenge against a yakuza boss who was responsible for the death of his girlfriend, he ends up in a maximum security prison owned by a private organization.

Director:  Satoshi Dezaki
Stars:  Bin Shimada

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The story follows Saiga Riki-Oh, a young man blessed with inhuman strength. After taking revenge against a yakuza boss who was responsible for the death of his girlfriend, he ends up in a maximum security prison owned by a private organization.


Collections: Satoshi Dezaki

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Country:   Japan
Language:  Japanese
Release Date:  25 June 1989

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Runtime:  0 h 45 min

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

90 min - Action, Horror, Science Fiction - 5 October 1991
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Hard man Ricky is incarcerated in a futuristic prison where ultra-violence is his only means of survival in the corrupt, sadistic system. He must battle his way quite literally 'through' the feared 'gang of four', and undergo multiple tortures before facing the governor in one of the goriest climaxes ever seen.

Director:  Lam Nai-Choi

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Hard man Ricky is incarcerated in a futuristic prison where ultra-violence is his only means of survival in the corrupt, sadistic system. He must battle his way quite literally 'through' the feared 'gang of four', and undergo multiple tortures before facing the governor in one of the goriest climaxes ever seen.


Collections: Lam Nai-Choi

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Country:   Hong Kong,   Japan
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  5 October 1991

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Production Companies:  Diagonal Pictures

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Riki-Oh 2: Child of Destruction (1990)

45 min - Action, Animation, Foreign - 1 January 1990
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Riki finds himself in the town of Misaki, dotted with illegal nuclear power plants and run by a religious fanatic military organization called "God's Judgment." He is taken prisoner and made to fight in gladiatorial matches in a sprawling arena. He finds his brother, whose special powers have given him the name of "Savior," but his reunion with his resentful sibling turns sour rather quickly.

Director:  Satoshi Dezaki
Stars:  Bin Shimada

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Riki finds himself in the town of Misaki, dotted with illegal nuclear power plants and run by a religious fanatic military organization called "God's Judgment." He is taken prisoner and made to fight in gladiatorial matches in a sprawling arena. He finds his brother, whose special powers have given him the name of "Savior," but his reunion with his resentful sibling turns sour rather quickly.


Collections: Satoshi Dezaki

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Country:   Japan
Language:  Japanese
Release Date:  1 January 1990

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Production Companies:  Media Blasters

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Runtime:  0 h 45 min

Riki-Oh 2 (2005)

83 min - Action - 1 January 2005
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An unofficial sequel to Story of Rikki. This time he is being pursue by criminals who are trying to kill the girl he loves. He must protect her from them.

Director:  Pak-Chi Muk
Writers:  Chi-Ming Leung, Ga-Wah Lui, Michael Lui Ka-Wah

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An unofficial sequel to Story of Rikki. This time he is being pursue by criminals who are trying to kill the girl he loves. He must protect her from them.


Collections: Pak-Chi Muk

Genres: Action

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Country:   China,   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  1 January 2005

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Production Companies:  Xiaoxiang Film Studio

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Runtime:  1 h 23 min

Rigor Mortis (2013)

105 min - Horror, Action, Drama - 6 September 2013
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Juno Mak’s debut feature Rigor Mortis is an eerie and chilling, contemporary action- and special effects-laden homage to the classic Chinese vampire movies of the 1980s.

Director:  Juno Mak

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Juno Mak’s debut feature Rigor Mortis is an eerie and chilling, contemporary action- and special effects-laden homage to the classic Chinese vampire movies of the 1980s.


Collections: Juno Mak

Genres: Horror, Action, Drama

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  6 September 2013

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Revenue:  $7,865

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Production Companies:  Kudos Pictures

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Runtime:  1 h 45 min

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005)

107 min - Drama, Foreign - 22 December 2005
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Takada, a Japanese fisherman has been estranged from his son for many years, but when the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. Through a series of obstacles and relationships, he is brought unexpectedly closer to both an understanding of himself and of his son. Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles is a 2005 Chinese / Japanese drama film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Ken Takakura.

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Takada, a Japanese fisherman has been estranged from his son for many years, but when the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. Through a series of obstacles and relationships, he is brought unexpectedly closer to both an understanding of himself and of his son. Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles is a 2005 Chinese / Japanese drama film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Ken Takakura.


Collections: Yasuo Furuhata, Zhang Yimou

Genres: Drama, Foreign

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Country:   China,   Hong Kong,   Japan
Language:  Japanese, 普通话
Release Date:  22 December 2005

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Budget:  $7,500,000
Revenue:  $3,752,325

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Runtime:  1 h 47 min

Rickshaw Boy (1982)

- 1 January 1982
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Drama directed by Zifeng Ling.

Director:  Zifeng Ling

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Drama directed by Zifeng Ling.


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1982

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Runtime:  Duration unknown

Rhythm of the Rain (2013)

Drama, Romance - 4 October 2013
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Allen (Alan Ko) and his friends find new light in their music career when a company is interested to help his band release an EP. Allen also falls in love with Yujie, and meets his old lover somewhere down the road. Then, Yi Le (Allen’s friend) has a love interest towards Yujie.

Director:  Vincent Fang Wen-Shan
Writers:  Vincent Fang Wen-Shan

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Allen (Alan Ko) and his friends find new light in their music career when a company is interested to help his band release an EP. Allen also falls in love with Yujie, and meets his old lover somewhere down the road. Then, Yi Le (Allen’s friend) has a love interest towards Yujie.


Collections: Vincent Fang Wen-Shan

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   Taiwan
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  4 October 2013

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Production Companies:  学者有限公司

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Runtime:  Duration unknown

Rhapsody of Spring (1998)

112 min - Drama - 1 January 1998
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Tracing the fascinating, real-life saga of one of China's most revered composers, master storyteller Teng Wenji sweeps us into China's intellectual and artistic coming of age during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76). As a young composer, Zhao Liming (Shao Bing) struggles with a constellation of opposing forces: personal ambitions vs. communal obligation, romantic love vs. loyal friendship, modern music vs. traditional.

Director:  Wenji Teng

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Tracing the fascinating, real-life saga of one of China's most revered composers, master storyteller Teng Wenji sweeps us into China's intellectual and artistic coming of age during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76). As a young composer, Zhao Liming (Shao Bing) struggles with a constellation of opposing forces: personal ambitions vs. communal obligation, romantic love vs. loyal friendship, modern music vs. traditional.


Collections: Wenji Teng

Genres: Drama

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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1998

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Runtime:  1 h 52 min

Reverse The Life (2019)

- 25 January 2019
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Two accidental buddies talk about girl who change their lives

Director:  Chen Qiuzhu

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Two accidental buddies talk about girl who change their lives


Collections: Chen Qiuzhu

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Release Date:  25 January 2019

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Revenge: A Love Story (2010)

90 min - Thriller - 22 October 2010
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A serial murderer has brutally killed several policemen and their pregnant wives. After a quick investigation, the murderer is revealed to be Kit, whom the case's detective-in-charge knows from a previous case. Once upon a time, Kit was an innocent boy in a rural village who also has a crush on naïve high school student Wing. After the death of Wing's grandmother, Kit rescues Wing from a foster care facility, and the two quickly fall in love. However, their romance ends prematurely when a local policeman arrests them. The events that follow lay the seeds for Kit's terrifying path to vengeance.

Director:  Wong Ching-Po
Writers:  Wong Ching-Po, Lai-yin Leung

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A serial murderer has brutally killed several policemen and their pregnant wives. After a quick investigation, the murderer is revealed to be Kit, whom the case's detective-in-charge knows from a previous case. Once upon a time, Kit was an innocent boy in a rural village who also has a crush on naïve high school student Wing. After the death of Wing's grandmother, Kit rescues Wing from a foster care facility, and the two quickly fall in love. However, their romance ends prematurely when a local policeman arrests them. The events that follow lay the seeds for Kit's terrifying path to vengeance.


Collections: Wong Ching-Po

Genres: Thriller

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  22 October 2010

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)

R 94 min - Drama, Action, Crime - 15 March 2014
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A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.

Director:  Andrew Lau, Andrew Loo
Writers:  Michael Di Jiacomo, Andrew Loo

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A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.


Collections: Andrew Lau, Andrew Loo

Tagline: The American Dream Isn't Free

Genres: Drama, Action, Crime

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, French
Release Date:  15 March 2014

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Budget:  $5,000,000

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Production Companies:  Artfire Films, The 7th Floor, A24, Initial A Entertainment, IM Global Octane

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 34 min

Revenge for Love (2017)

94 min - Comedy, Romance - 12 February 2017
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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.

Director:  Siu-hung Chung

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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.


Collections: Siu-hung Chung

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  12 February 2017

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Runtime:  1 h 34 min

Revanchist (1994)

90 min - Action, Crime - 1 January 1994
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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

Director:  Chong Yan-Gin

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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


Collections: Chong Yan-Gin

Genres: Action, Crime

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Country:   Hong Kong,   China,   Taiwan
Language:  Mandarin
Release Date:  1 January 1994

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Production Companies:  Bao Shiung Film & Communication

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)

99 min - Action - 24 August 1980
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The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert from the temple of Shaolin. The factory owner proves the actor a fraud, and punishes all those involved. The young actor feels he has let the workers down, and promises to atone. He sets out for Shaolin, determined to be accepted as a kung-fu pupil at the elite temple.

Director:  Liu Chia-Liang
Writers:  Ni Kuang

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The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert from the temple of Shaolin. The factory owner proves the actor a fraud, and punishes all those involved. The young actor feels he has let the workers down, and promises to atone. He sets out for Shaolin, determined to be accepted as a kung-fu pupil at the elite temple.


Collections: Liu Chia-Liang

Genres: Action

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  24 August 1980

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 39 min

Return Ticket (2011)

85 min - - 23 December 2011
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All the way, Cao Li has come alone. From Fuyang to Shenzhen. From Shenzhen to Shanghai. From Shanghai to home? Leaving hometown is her choice, the choice out of no choice. Returning home is her dream, the dream getting blinded by the neon lights in the city.--

Director:  Yung-Shing Teng

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All the way, Cao Li has come alone. From Fuyang to Shenzhen. From Shenzhen to Shanghai. From Shanghai to home? Leaving hometown is her choice, the choice out of no choice. Returning home is her dream, the dream getting blinded by the neon lights in the city.--


Collections: Yung-Shing Teng

Tagline: How far away can you go, for how long can you leave, before you begin to long for home?

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Release Date:  23 December 2011

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Runtime:  1 h 25 min

Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (1969)

106 min - Action - 28 February 1969
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The notorious “One-Armed Swordsman” who has spent the last two years retired from the martial world as a simple farmer with his wife. Of course this idyllic life is about to be sliced to ribbons by Chang’s wicked imagination. He concocts a savory setup when he introduces, not one, but eight unique villains known as the Eight Kings of Swords and their sword-wielding entourage for Wang Yu to eventually chop his way through.

Director:  Chang Cheh
Writers:  Chang Cheh

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The notorious “One-Armed Swordsman” who has spent the last two years retired from the martial world as a simple farmer with his wife. Of course this idyllic life is about to be sliced to ribbons by Chang’s wicked imagination. He concocts a savory setup when he introduces, not one, but eight unique villains known as the Eight Kings of Swords and their sword-wielding entourage for Wang Yu to eventually chop his way through.


Collections: Chang Cheh

Genres: Action

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  28 February 1969

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 46 min

Return of the Cuckoo (2015)

103 min - Romance, Drama - 12 November 2015
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A film adaptation of the hit TV series by the same name, the movie continues the story where the series left off. 15 years on, the city of Macau has changed a lot but not the people and their compassion. In a twist of events, Kwan-Ho’s husband dies in a car accident and she reunites with Man-Cho in Macau. Can true love really stand the test of time?

Director:  Patrick Kong

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A film adaptation of the hit TV series by the same name, the movie continues the story where the series left off. 15 years on, the city of Macau has changed a lot but not the people and their compassion. In a twist of events, Kwan-Ho’s husband dies in a car accident and she reunites with Man-Cho in Macau. Can true love really stand the test of time?


Collections: Patrick Kong

Genres: Romance, Drama

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Country:   China,   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  12 November 2015

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Production Companies:  Sil-Metropole Organisation, Sun Entertainment Culture, China 3D Digital Entertainment

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Runtime:  1 h 43 min

Rest on Your Shoulder (2011)

93 min - Romance - 8 July 2011
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In an unspecified time when epidemics run rampant, botanist Yan Guo and his fiance-assistant Baobao move to Moon Island, a nature reserve, to research the curing properties of rare plants. As is customary, they pray to the magical Eros Tree to cement their love, unaware that they have to undergo a severe trial, in which Baobao must remain unseen to Yan for three years in exchange for his life.

Writers:  Jacob Cheung Chi-Leung

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In an unspecified time when epidemics run rampant, botanist Yan Guo and his fiance-assistant Baobao move to Moon Island, a nature reserve, to research the curing properties of rare plants. As is customary, they pray to the magical Eros Tree to cement their love, unaware that they have to undergo a severe trial, in which Baobao must remain unseen to Yan for three years in exchange for his life.


Collections: Jacob Cheung Chi-Leung

Genres: Romance

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Country:   China,   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  8 July 2011

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Runtime:  1 h 33 min

Reset (2017)

105 min - Science Fiction, Action - 30 June 2017
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When her son is kidnapped, the inventor of a time machine teams up with multiple versions of herself to rescue him.

Director:  Yoon Hong-seung
Writers:  Zha Muchun

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When her son is kidnapped, the inventor of a time machine teams up with multiple versions of herself to rescue him.


Collections: Yoon Hong-seung

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  30 June 2017

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Production Companies:  New Clues Film, Jay Walk Studios, Beijing Sparkle Roll Media Corporation

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Runtime:  1 h 45 min

Replicant (2001)

R 100 min - Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller - 11 May 2001
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Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.

Director:  Ringo Lam

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


Collections: Ringo Lam

Tagline: A ruthless killer... to destroy him, they had to create him.

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  11 May 2001

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Budget:  $17,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Artisan Entertainment, 777 Films Corporation, Millennium Films

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Runtime:  1 h 40 min

Remorse at Death (1948)

62 min - Drama - 30 January 1948
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The story of two people who were forced to marry each without sincere feelings, resulting in a story of life and death.

Director:  Fei Mu

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The story of two people who were forced to marry each without sincere feelings, resulting in a story of life and death.


Collections: Fei Mu

Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  30 January 1948

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Production Companies:  Yihua Film Company

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Runtime:  1 h 02 min

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