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Parallel Maze

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When bank teller Zhi Hui learns she is pregnant, she steals a large sum of money to provide a secure future for her baby. After fleeing with the stolen money, Zhi Hui finds herself in a hotel room where nothing is what it seems, and a corpse in a box, a psychotic hosteller, and a mystery man add up to create a sinister puzzle.

Director:  Hua Ya

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When bank teller Zhi Hui learns she is pregnant, she steals a large sum of money to provide a secure future for her baby. After fleeing with the stolen money, Zhi Hui finds herself in a hotel room where nothing is what it seems, and a corpse in a box, a psychotic hosteller, and a mystery man add up to create a sinister puzzle.


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Runtime:  1 h 40 min
103 min - Animation, Crime - 12 June 2010
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Piercing I is a 2010 Chinese animated film directed by Liu Jian. It won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 4th Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

Director:  Liu Jian
Writers:  Liu Jian
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Piercing I is a 2010 Chinese animated film directed by Liu Jian. It won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 4th Asia Pacific Screen Awards.


Collections: Liu Jian

Genres: Animation, Crime

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Country:   China
Language:  Chinese mandarin
Release Date:  12 June 2010

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Production Companies:  Le-Joy Animation Studio

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Runtime:  1 h 43 min

Princess Iron Fan (1941)

65 min - Drama, Foreign, Animation - 1 January 1941
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The story was liberally adapted from a short sequence in the popular Chinese folk tale Journey to the West. Princess Iron Fan is a main character. Specifically, the film focused on the duel between the Monkey King and a vengeful princess, whose fan is desperately needed to quench the flames that surround a peasant village.

Director:  Wan Laiming, Wan Guchan
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The story was liberally adapted from a short sequence in the popular Chinese folk tale Journey to the West. Princess Iron Fan is a main character. Specifically, the film focused on the duel between the Monkey King and a vengeful princess, whose fan is desperately needed to quench the flames that surround a peasant village.


Collections: Wan Guchan, Wan Laiming

Genres: Drama, Foreign, Animation

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Country:   China
Release Date:  1 January 1941

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Runtime:  1 h 05 min

Prince of Broadcasters (1966)

118 min - - 2 February 1966
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Lung Kong's directorial debut, 1966's Prince Of Broadcasters, starring Lydia Sum, was acclaimed for its novel approach in HK Cantonese film history.

Director:  Patrick Lung Kong

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Lung Kong's directorial debut, 1966's Prince Of Broadcasters, starring Lydia Sum, was acclaimed for its novel approach in HK Cantonese film history.


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Country:   Hong Kong
Release Date:  2 February 1966

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Runtime:  1 h 58 min

Pursuit of Vengeance (1977)

93 min - Action, Drama, Fantasy - 22 December 1977
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Master of the "swordplay thriller" genre, Chor Yuen and renowned kung-fu choreographer Tang Chia tell the fabulous tale of the "Fastest Swordsman in the World" facing the "1000 Face Devil" and no less than seven murderers.

Director:  Chor Yuen
Writers:  Chor Yuen

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Master of the "swordplay thriller" genre, Chor Yuen and renowned kung-fu choreographer Tang Chia tell the fabulous tale of the "Fastest Swordsman in the World" facing the "1000 Face Devil" and no less than seven murderers.


Collections: Chor Yuen

Genres: Action, Drama, Fantasy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  22 December 1977

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 33 min

Perils of the Sentimental Swordsman (1982)

87 min - Action - 13 May 1982
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Chu Liu-hsiang, the charming, capable, and, yes, sentimental, swordsman is back in action for this extremely well-named third in the hit box-office series. The titanic team of director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung wisely choose to give their hero a whole new, non-stop, cliffhanger-fraught adventure featuring a mystery swordsman, a sensual swordswoman, an imperial assassin, a Ghost Mansion, the Bat Island, a booby-trapped tunnel, double crosses, and secret missions. And there are no fewer than three martial arts choreographers on hand to guide the amazing mayhem.

Director:  Chor Yuen

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Chu Liu-hsiang, the charming, capable, and, yes, sentimental, swordsman is back in action for this extremely well-named third in the hit box-office series. The titanic team of director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung wisely choose to give their hero a whole new, non-stop, cliffhanger-fraught adventure featuring a mystery swordsman, a sensual swordswoman, an imperial assassin, a Ghost Mansion, the Bat Island, a booby-trapped tunnel, double crosses, and secret missions. And there are no fewer than three martial arts choreographers on hand to guide the amazing mayhem.


Collections: Chor Yuen

Genres: Action

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Country:   Hong Kong
Release Date:  13 May 1982

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 27 min

Plain Jane to the Rescue (1982)

86 min - - 21 October 1982
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Jane, with plain looks but a heart of gold, is always in between jobs. Once she gets a job, her knack for creating awkward situations immediately loses it for her. Ricky is her suitor, but he gets nowhere as the girl has no time for love. So Ricky goes along with her in job hunting. Somehow, Jane lands on a job as governess. Not to a child, but to an uncouth very old, very rich man who still wants to lead the life of his poor, uncivilized youth. His son is now running the old man's millions. He wants to bring up the father the civilized way. And he wants to take over the whole city through take-over deals. He is ruthless and has thrown thousands into the streets.

Director:  John Woo
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Jane, with plain looks but a heart of gold, is always in between jobs. Once she gets a job, her knack for creating awkward situations immediately loses it for her. Ricky is her suitor, but he gets nowhere as the girl has no time for love. So Ricky goes along with her in job hunting. Somehow, Jane lands on a job as governess. Not to a child, but to an uncouth very old, very rich man who still wants to lead the life of his poor, uncivilized youth. His son is now running the old man's millions. He wants to bring up the father the civilized way. And he wants to take over the whole city through take-over deals. He is ruthless and has thrown thousands into the streets.


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Release Date:  21 October 1982

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Runtime:  1 h 26 min

Project A (1983)

PG-13 106 min - Action, Comedy - 22 December 1983
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In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.

Director:  Jackie Chan
Writers:  Jackie Chan, Edward Tang

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In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.


Collections: Jackie Chan

Tagline: Nonstop Action On The High Seas!

Genres: Action, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, Portuguese
Release Date:  22 December 1983

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Production Companies:  Paragon Films Ltd., Golden Harvest Company Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 46 min

Prince Charming (1984)

92 min - Comedy, Romance - 18 April 1984
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Chen Li is the son of an enormously wealthy Hong Kong businessman and is vacationing in Hawaii, experiencing typical girl problems. His lothario friend Lolanto flies in from Hong Kong and is determined to find Chen Li a girl within a few days. After a series of hijinks, Chen Li and Lolanto are back in Hong Kong and investigating high-level embezzling in Chen's father's corporation. It also turns out that Kitty and May are employed there as well, with Kitty being the secretary of the supposed embezzler. Because Chen has been notoriously inconspicuous and no one knows what he looks like, he is able to assume to role of a limousine driver for Lolanto, who takes on the persona of Chen Li himself. While tracking down the corruption, Lolanto and Chen also are trying to win the hearts of the two women, but are they looking for true love or only money?

Director:  Wong Jing
Writers:  Wong Jing

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Chen Li is the son of an enormously wealthy Hong Kong businessman and is vacationing in Hawaii, experiencing typical girl problems. His lothario friend Lolanto flies in from Hong Kong and is determined to find Chen Li a girl within a few days. After a series of hijinks, Chen Li and Lolanto are back in Hong Kong and investigating high-level embezzling in Chen's father's corporation. It also turns out that Kitty and May are employed there as well, with Kitty being the secretary of the supposed embezzler. Because Chen has been notoriously inconspicuous and no one knows what he looks like, he is able to assume to role of a limousine driver for Lolanto, who takes on the persona of Chen Li himself. While tracking down the corruption, Lolanto and Chen also are trying to win the hearts of the two women, but are they looking for true love or only money?


Collections: Wong Jing

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  18 April 1984

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 32 min

Police Story (1985)

PG-13 101 min - Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime - 14 December 1985
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Chan Ka Kui is a Hong-Kong policeman, who single handedly captures and arrests a big drug lord. The drug-lord then frames Chan with the murder of a corrupt cop. Now a fugitive cop killer, Chan Ka Kui must try to catch the drug lord and clear his name.

Director:  Jackie Chan

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Chan Ka Kui is a Hong-Kong policeman, who single handedly captures and arrests a big drug lord. The drug-lord then frames Chan with the murder of a corrupt cop. Now a fugitive cop killer, Chan Ka Kui must try to catch the drug lord and clear his name.


Collections: Jackie Chan

Tagline: You may know the name, but the game has changed.

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  14 December 1985

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Production Companies:  Golden Way Films Ltd., Paragon Films Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 41 min

Peking Opera Blues (1986)

NR 104 min - Action, Comedy - 6 September 1986
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The film is set in 1913 Beijing, during Yuan Shikai's presidency of the Republic of China. It depicts the adventures of a team of unlikely heroines: Tsao Wan, a patriotic rebel who dresses as a man; Sheung Hung, a woman in search of a missing box of jewels; and Pat Neil, the daughter of a Peking Opera impresario.

Director:  Tsui Hark
Writers:  Raymond To

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The film is set in 1913 Beijing, during Yuan Shikai's presidency of the Republic of China. It depicts the adventures of a team of unlikely heroines: Tsao Wan, a patriotic rebel who dresses as a man; Sheung Hung, a woman in search of a missing box of jewels; and Pat Neil, the daughter of a Peking Opera impresario.


Collections: Tsui Hark

Genres: Action, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话, Cantonese
Release Date:  6 September 1986

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Production Companies:  Film Workshop

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Runtime:  1 h 44 min

People's Hero (1987)

82 min - Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime - 11 March 1987
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Ex-gangster Sonny Koo finds himself in the middle of a bank holdup by two inexperienced crooks. The robbery goes awry, but before order can be restored, Sonny assumes control. He proceeds to turn the hostage situation to his advantage, and uses the bank's customers and personnel as leverage to free his girlfriend from prison. On the outside, sympathetic cop Ah Sai debates with his captain over how to handle the situation.

Director:  Derek Yee Tung-Sing
Writers:  Derek Yee Tung-Sing, Keith Lee Baak-Ling, Kwan Yiu-Wing

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Ex-gangster Sonny Koo finds himself in the middle of a bank holdup by two inexperienced crooks. The robbery goes awry, but before order can be restored, Sonny assumes control. He proceeds to turn the hostage situation to his advantage, and uses the bank's customers and personnel as leverage to free his girlfriend from prison. On the outside, sympathetic cop Ah Sai debates with his captain over how to handle the situation.


Collections: Derek Yee Tung-Sing

Tagline: Who's the hero?

Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  11 March 1987

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Production Companies:  Long Shong Pictures

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Runtime:  1 h 22 min

Princess Fragrance (1987)

94 min - Drama, History - 28 August 1987
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Princess Fragrance is a 1987 Hong Kong film based on Louis Cha's novel The Book and the Sword. The film is a sequel to The Romance of Book and Sword, which was released earlier in the same month and was also directed by Ann Hui.

Director:  Ann Hui
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Princess Fragrance is a 1987 Hong Kong film based on Louis Cha's novel The Book and the Sword. The film is a sequel to The Romance of Book and Sword, which was released earlier in the same month and was also directed by Ann Hui.


Collections: Ann Hui

Genres: Drama, History

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  28 August 1987

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Production Companies:  Sil-Metropole Organisation

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Runtime:  1 h 34 min

Prison on Fire (1987)

101 min - Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action - 13 November 1987
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Lo Ka Yiu, a young ad designer who is sentenced to jail for manslaughter, has gotten himself in trouble with the corrupted wardens and fellow inmates of Triad background. Chung Tin Ching, a veteran inmate and Yiu's mentor, is forced to confront his comrade's enemies time and again, leading up to the final showdown with the head of security.

Director:  Ringo Lam
Writers:  Nam Yin

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Lo Ka Yiu, a young ad designer who is sentenced to jail for manslaughter, has gotten himself in trouble with the corrupted wardens and fellow inmates of Triad background. Chung Tin Ching, a veteran inmate and Yiu's mentor, is forced to confront his comrade's enemies time and again, leading up to the final showdown with the head of security.


Collections: Ringo Lam

Genres: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  13 November 1987

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Production Companies:  Cinema City Company Limited

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Runtime:  1 h 41 min

Police Story 2 (1988)

PG-13 101 min - Action, Crime, Comedy, Thriller - 20 August 1988
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The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.

Director:  Jackie Chan

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The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.


Collections: Jackie Chan

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  20 August 1988

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Production Companies:  Golden Way Films Ltd., Paragon Films Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 41 min

Pedicab Driver (1989)

95 min - Action, Drama, Comedy - 24 February 1989
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Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a prostitute - are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. Somehow, the pair must find a way to win the ladies' hearts and free them from their unpleasant jobs.

Director:  Sammo Hung
Writers:  Yuen Gai-Chi, Barry Wong

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Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a prostitute - are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. Somehow, the pair must find a way to win the ladies' hearts and free them from their unpleasant jobs.


Collections: Sammo Hung

Genres: Action, Drama, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  24 February 1989

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Production Companies:  Bojon Films Company Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 35 min

Prison on Fire II (1991)

109 min - Action - 22 June 1991
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Ching is a prisoner in a Honk Kong jail that has a large population of Mainland Chinese prisoners. Ching escapes seeing his young son, who has been put in an orphanage. He surrenders himself to authorities, but the vengeful chief of security, Zau, arranges for Ching to be set up in the eyes of the Mainland gang, led by the affable Dragon. Dragon and Ching both then escape separately, and while fugitives, hook up together and bond. Ching is recaptured and instigates a riot to save his own hide from the Mainlanders. In the chaos, Ching gets revenge on Skull (who, working with Zau, set him up) and Zau

Director:  Ringo Lam
Writers:  Nam Yin

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Ching is a prisoner in a Honk Kong jail that has a large population of Mainland Chinese prisoners. Ching escapes seeing his young son, who has been put in an orphanage. He surrenders himself to authorities, but the vengeful chief of security, Zau, arranges for Ching to be set up in the eyes of the Mainland gang, led by the affable Dragon. Dragon and Ching both then escape separately, and while fugitives, hook up together and bond. Ching is recaptured and instigates a riot to save his own hide from the Mainlanders. In the chaos, Ching gets revenge on Skull (who, working with Zau, set him up) and Zau


Collections: Ringo Lam

Genres: Action

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  22 June 1991

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Production Companies:  Golden Princess Film Production Limited

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Runtime:  1 h 49 min

Pretty Woman (1991)

93 min - Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sexy - 6 December 1991
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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 in her resignation. Unfortunately for him, she is persuaded to stay, and decides to continue impersonating the deceased secretary.

Director:  Yeung Chi-Gin
Writers:  Yeung Chi-Gin, Chung Wai-Hung

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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 in her resignation. Unfortunately for him, she is persuaded to stay, and decides to continue impersonating the deceased secretary.


Collections: Yeung Chi-Gin

Genres: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sexy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  6 December 1991

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Runtime:  1 h 33 min

Painted Skin (1993)

94 min - Fantasy, Science Fiction - 18 August 1993
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When an amorously inclined young man runs across an attractive young woman in need of his help, it's not difficult for him to rush to her aid while imagining himself in her arms. Though he's married, he retains a strong desire to bed any pretty woman in sight. To his shock, he discovers later that the pretty woman he fantasized about is a ghost.

Director:  King Hu

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When an amorously inclined young man runs across an attractive young woman in need of his help, it's not difficult for him to rush to her aid while imagining himself in her arms. Though he's married, he retains a strong desire to bed any pretty woman in sight. To his shock, he discovers later that the pretty woman he fantasized about is a ghost.


Collections: King Hu

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Country:   Hong Kong,   China
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  18 August 1993

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Runtime:  1 h 34 min

Perfect Exchange (1993)

105 min - Mystery, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Action - 30 September 1993
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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 they are caught. Lau makes a deal with Mindy - in exchange for Ah Chi (who had been kidnapped), Mindy needs to go to prison and find out where a guy named Robinson (Kwan Hoi-San) has hidden $3 billion dollars worth of bonds.

Director:  Wong Jing
Writers:  Wong Jing

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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 they are caught. Lau makes a deal with Mindy - in exchange for Ah Chi (who had been kidnapped), Mindy needs to go to prison and find out where a guy named Robinson (Kwan Hoi-San) has hidden $3 billion dollars worth of bonds.


Collections: Wong Jing

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话, Cantonese
Release Date:  30 September 1993

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Production Companies:  Win's Movie Production Limited

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Runtime:  1 h 45 min

Postman (1995)

102 min - - 23 March 1995
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Disaffected Postman goes through the mail.

Director:  He Jianjun
Stars:  Feng Yuanzheng

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Disaffected Postman goes through the mail.


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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  23 March 1995

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Runtime:  1 h 42 min

Peace Hotel (1995)

89 min - Action, Crime, Western - 12 April 1995
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After his wife's murder, widow Wong A Ping (Chow Yun-Fat) sets up a Peace Hotel to act as a sanctuary for anyone who needs protecting. One day a mysterious women (Cecilia Yip) shows up who seeks shelter from a gang hunting her. Vowing to never turn anyone away, Wong A Ping must decide whether to help the women or risk confronting the gang.

Director:  Wai Ka-Fai
Writers:  Wai Ka-fai

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After his wife's murder, widow Wong A Ping (Chow Yun-Fat) sets up a Peace Hotel to act as a sanctuary for anyone who needs protecting. One day a mysterious women (Cecilia Yip) shows up who seeks shelter from a gang hunting her. Vowing to never turn anyone away, Wong A Ping must decide whether to help the women or risk confronting the gang.


Collections: Wai Ka-Fai

Tagline: Solitude is not Peace. Killer is the Protector

Genres: Action, Crime, Western

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  12 April 1995

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Production Companies:  Cassia Hill Production Ltd., Golden Princess Film Production Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 29 min

Penitentiary Angel (1995)

105 min - Drama - 2 November 1995
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This is a story about seven female prisoners each with different backgrounds, living within the one prison. At the beginning of the story, a new inmate Ding Qing Er arrives with tears streaming down her face, but told that it's too late to cry. The story continues to slowly reveal the lives of the female prisoners, and each of their struggles to have ended up where they are today. There's the mother who's husband keeps giving false promises of taking her and her child to America; the prostitute who was raped; the lesbian who was given up and betrayed by the Red Army; among others, and there's also Qing Er, who is in jail for theft after stealing costly medicine from the hospital for her dying husband. Through the lead of each other and also the kind hearted guards, they learn to form an unbreakable bond, and a way of dignity.

Director:  Xie Jin
Stars:  Zhao Wei

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This is a story about seven female prisoners each with different backgrounds, living within the one prison. At the beginning of the story, a new inmate Ding Qing Er arrives with tears streaming down her face, but told that it's too late to cry. The story continues to slowly reveal the lives of the female prisoners, and each of their struggles to have ended up where they are today. There's the mother who's husband keeps giving false promises of taking her and her child to America; the prostitute who was raped; the lesbian who was given up and betrayed by the Red Army; among others, and there's also Qing Er, who is in jail for theft after stealing costly medicine from the hospital for her dying husband. Through the lead of each other and also the kind hearted guards, they learn to form an unbreakable bond, and a way of dignity.


Collections: Xie Jin

Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  2 November 1995

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Runtime:  1 h 45 min

Police Story 4: First Strike (1997)

PG-13 107 min - Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller - 10 January 1997
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Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they appear and soon find himself a pawn of an organisation posing as Russian intelligence.

Director:  Stanley Tong
Writers:  Greg Mellott, Elliot Tong, Nick Tramontane, Stanley Tong

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Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they appear and soon find himself a pawn of an organisation posing as Russian intelligence.


Collections: Stanley Tong

Tagline: They thought they possessed the ultimate weapon. They hadn't counted on Jackie Chan.

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Country:   Australia,   Hong Kong,   Russia,   United States of America
Language:  English, Russian, Ukrainian, 普通话, Cantonese
Release Date:  10 January 1997

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Revenue:  $21,890,845

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Production Companies:  Golden Harvest Company

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Runtime:  1 h 47 min

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