Movies − Letter W

Wolf Warrior 3

90 min - Action, War -
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The third movie about a Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship.

Director:  Wu Jing

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The third movie about a Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship.


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Genres: Action, War

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

When Love Blossoms

86 min - Drama -
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Qiang is a postman, secretly in love with his housemate Xia. One day, while working, Qiang comes across a theater company working on a play that will turn his life upside down: the story of a young girl saved from suicide by a postman.

Director:  Ye Jiangtian
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Qiang is a postman, secretly in love with his housemate Xia. One day, while working, Qiang comes across a theater company working on a play that will turn his life upside down: the story of a young girl saved from suicide by a postman.


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Genres: Drama

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Country:   China

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Runtime:  1 h 26 min

Wild China (2022)

50 minutes min - Documentary - 16 August 2022
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This six-part series uncovers some of the most exotic and uncharted natural habitats hidden within the vast and diverse topography of China. Starring: Bernard Hill.

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This six-part series uncovers some of the most exotic and uncharted natural habitats hidden within the vast and diverse topography of China. Starring: Bernard Hill.


Genres: Documentary

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Country:   United Kingdom/China
Language:  English/Chinese
Release Date:  16 August 2022

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Production Companies:  BBC Natural History Unit CCTV

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Runtime:  0 h 50 min

Wedding Festivities (1913)

10 min - Drama - 2 January 1913
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The Difficult Couple (难夫难妻; Nànfū Nànqī, a.k.a. Die for Marriage, Wedding Festivities), is a 1913 Chinese film. It is known for being the earliest Chinese feature film. Although it had a dialogue of only a little more than 1,000 characters, it became to be the first Chinese film with a script. It is considered a lost film.

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The Difficult Couple (难夫难妻; Nànfū Nànqī, a.k.a. Die for Marriage, Wedding Festivities), is a 1913 Chinese film. It is known for being the earliest Chinese feature film. Although it had a dialogue of only a little more than 1,000 characters, it became to be the first Chinese film with a script. It is considered a lost film.



Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  No Language
Release Date:  2 January 1913

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Production Companies:  Asia Film & Theatre Company

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Runtime:  0 h 10 min

White Gold Dragon (1933)

- 1 January 1933
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The first Cantonese talkie. It was produced in Shanghai (Tianyi Studio) and was based on a Cantonese opera play.

Director:  Tang Xiao-Dan

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The first Cantonese talkie. It was produced in Shanghai (Tianyi Studio) and was based on a Cantonese opera play.


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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  1 January 1933

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Production Companies:  Tianyi Film Company

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Waves Washing the Sand (1936)

68 min - Crime - 3 November 1936
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Director:  Yonggang Wu
Stars:  Yan Jin, Zhizhi Zhang

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Genres: Crime

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  3 November 1936

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Production Companies:  Lianhua Film Company

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Runtime:  1 h 08 min

Warning to Travellers (1949)

1 min - Comedy - 23 April 1949
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Advice for post-war British holidaymakers on how to comply with new Treasury legislation on taking money abroad, presented in comic style by Richard Massingham.

Director:  John Waterhouse
Writers:  John Squire

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Advice for post-war British holidaymakers on how to comply with new Treasury legislation on taking money abroad, presented in comic style by Richard Massingham.


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Genres: Comedy

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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  English
Release Date:  23 April 1949

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Production Companies:  Public Relationship Films

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Runtime:  0 h 01 min

Woman Basketball Player No. 5 (1957)

84 min - Drama, Romance, Communist propaganda - 1 January 1957
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Woman Basketball Player No. 5 is a 1957 Chinese film presented by Tian Ma Film Studio and directed by Xie Jin, starring Qin Yi, Liu Qiong, Cao Qiwei and Wang Qi. It is the first colored sports movie filmed after the formation of the People's Republic of China, and also the first film directed by renowned film director Xie Jin.

Director:  Xie Jin

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Woman Basketball Player No. 5 is a 1957 Chinese film presented by Tian Ma Film Studio and directed by Xie Jin, starring Qin Yi, Liu Qiong, Cao Qiwei and Wang Qi. It is the first colored sports movie filmed after the formation of the People's Republic of China, and also the first film directed by renowned film director Xie Jin.


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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1957

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Production Companies:  Tianma Film Studio, Shanghai Film Studio

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Runtime:  1 h 24 min

Wan shui qian shan (1959)

- 1 January 1959
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Director:  Cheng Yin

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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1959

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Warriors Two (1978)

95 min - Action, Drama - 28 December 1978
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In an attempt to save his village from being taken over by brutes, Wah is beaten to a pulp and his mother brutally murdered. Determined to take revenge, Wah learns the art of Wing Chun and enters into a showdown with the nasty villains.

Director:  Sammo Hung
Writers:  Sze-To On

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In an attempt to save his village from being taken over by brutes, Wah is beaten to a pulp and his mother brutally murdered. Determined to take revenge, Wah learns the art of Wing Chun and enters into a showdown with the nasty villains.


Collections: Sammo Hung

Genres: Action, Drama

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  28 December 1978

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Production Companies:  Orange Sky Golden Harvest

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Runtime:  1 h 35 min

World of the Drunken Master (1979)

98 min - Action, Comedy - 1 January 1979
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Chan Hui Lau stars in this vintage martial arts film as Chang, the owner of a winery and master of Drunken Boxing, a deadly kung fu technique that, as the name implies, requires its practitioner to be drunk. His relatively peaceful life is interrupted when he catches two boys (Li Yi Min and Jack Long) stealing grapes from his vineyards and puts them to work for him. Over time, he teaches them the art of Drunken Boxing. When the two boys get into a fight with some local toughs, they provoke the wrath of Yeh Hu (Lung Fei), Chang's enemy.

Director:  Joseph Kuo
Writers:  Ting Shan-Hsi

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Chan Hui Lau stars in this vintage martial arts film as Chang, the owner of a winery and master of Drunken Boxing, a deadly kung fu technique that, as the name implies, requires its practitioner to be drunk. His relatively peaceful life is interrupted when he catches two boys (Li Yi Min and Jack Long) stealing grapes from his vineyards and puts them to work for him. Over time, he teaches them the art of Drunken Boxing. When the two boys get into a fight with some local toughs, they provoke the wrath of Yeh Hu (Lung Fei), Chang's enemy.


Collections: Joseph Kuo

Genres: Action, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1979

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Production Companies:  Hong Hwa Motion Picture Company

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Runtime:  1 h 38 min

We're Going to Eat You (1980)

90 min - Action, Horror, Comedy - 1 January 1980
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A secret agent investigates a village that is populated by crazed, inbred cannibals.

Director:  Tsui Hark

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A secret agent investigates a village that is populated by crazed, inbred cannibals.


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Genres: Action, Horror, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  1 January 1980

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Production Companies:  Seasonal Film Corporation

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Wu lin zhi (1983)

Action, Drama - 1 January 1983
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Director:  Huaxun Zhang
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Genres: Action, Drama

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Release Date:  1 January 1983

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Wheels on Meals (1984)

PG-13 108 min - Romance, Action, Comedy, Crime - 17 August 1984
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Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.

Director:  Sammo Hung
Writers:  Johnny Lee Kwing-Kai, Edward Tang Ging-Sang

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Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.


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Tagline: Not since Don Quixote has Spain had so much fun!

Genres: Romance, Action, Comedy, Crime

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Country:   Hong Kong,   Spain
Language:  Cantonese, English
Release Date:  17 August 1984

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Production Companies:  Golden Harvest Company, Lauren Films

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Runtime:  1 h 48 min

Working Class (1985)

98 min - Romance, Comedy - 9 August 1985
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Yam, Sunny and Ah Hing are buddies and all dismissed creating havoc in their jobs. The trio is employed by a noodle factory, which has a very poor labor relationship. The manager, supervisor and foreman are always picking on their subordinates. Finally the workers decide to take an united front to oppose their superiors...

Director:  Tsui Hark
Writers:  Chan Gam-Kuen

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Yam, Sunny and Ah Hing are buddies and all dismissed creating havoc in their jobs. The trio is employed by a noodle factory, which has a very poor labor relationship. The manager, supervisor and foreman are always picking on their subordinates. Finally the workers decide to take an united front to oppose their superiors...


Collections: Tsui Hark

Genres: Romance, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  9 August 1985

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Production Companies:  Film Workshop, Cinema City Company Limited

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Runtime:  1 h 38 min

Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain (1985)

117 min - - 7 November 1985
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Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain is a 1984 Chinese film about the life of the soldiers in a PLA army company before, during and after the Sino-Vietnamese War.

Director:  Xie Jin

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Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain is a 1984 Chinese film about the life of the soldiers in a PLA army company before, during and after the Sino-Vietnamese War.


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  7 November 1985

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Runtime:  1 h 57 min

Witch from Nepal (1986)

89 min - Horror, Action, Fantasy - 27 February 1986
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A Hong Kong man goes on vacation to Nepal where a local tribe imbues him with magical powers which he must use to fight a growing evil.

Director:  Tony Ching Siu-Tung
Writers:  Chui Jing-Hong

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A Hong Kong man goes on vacation to Nepal where a local tribe imbues him with magical powers which he must use to fight a growing evil.


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Genres: Horror, Action, Fantasy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  27 February 1986

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Production Companies:  Orange Sky Golden Harvest, Paragon Films Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 29 min

Warlords of the Golden Triangle (1987)

76 min - Documentary - 25 June 1987
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A documentary directed by Hong Kong New Wave filmmaker Peter Yung.

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A documentary directed by Hong Kong New Wave filmmaker Peter Yung.



Genres: Documentary

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  25 June 1987

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Production Companies:  Ying Luen

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Runtime:  1 h 16 min

Wild Search (1989)

98 min - Action, Crime, Romance, Drama - 3 June 1989
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While conducting a raid of an illegal arms deal, detective Mew Mew discovers the body of a dead woman and her daughter who witnessed the murder. Believing that the girl may be in danger, Mew Mew seeks out her aunt Cher, and the three develop a bond, but Cher's ex-husband and a vengeful gunrunner soon show up to disrupt their short-lived peace.

Director:  Ringo Lam
Writers:  Nam Yin

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While conducting a raid of an illegal arms deal, detective Mew Mew discovers the body of a dead woman and her daughter who witnessed the murder. Believing that the girl may be in danger, Mew Mew seeks out her aunt Cher, and the three develop a bond, but Cher's ex-husband and a vengeful gunrunner soon show up to disrupt their short-lived peace.


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Genres: Action, Crime, Romance, Drama

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  3 June 1989

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Production Companies:  Born Top Producers

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Runtime:  1 h 38 min

Women's Story (1989)

96 min - - 1 December 1989
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Women’s Story was the first work to garner international acclaim for Peng Xiaolian. It is about three women living in China’s northern countryside and straightforwardly raises the issue of gender inequality hidden in a communist society.

Director:  Peng Xiaolian

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Women’s Story was the first work to garner international acclaim for Peng Xiaolian. It is about three women living in China’s northern countryside and straightforwardly raises the issue of gender inequality hidden in a communist society.


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 December 1989

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Runtime:  1 h 36 min

What A Hero! (1992)

95 min - Comedy, Action - 27 February 1992
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Yuen Tak Wah (Andy Lau) has been practicing Taekwondo since he was a kid and becomes an expert at it with his best trick being the 720 Degree Whirlwind Kick. Wah later becomes a cop and uses his good skills to contribute in cracking cases which leads to the jealousy of Officer Cheung Yeung (Roy Cheung), the leader of the rival team. Cheung is also a Taekwondo expert who has a won a championship at the Hong Kong Police Force's Taekwondo Tournament.

Director:  Benny Chan

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Yuen Tak Wah (Andy Lau) has been practicing Taekwondo since he was a kid and becomes an expert at it with his best trick being the 720 Degree Whirlwind Kick. Wah later becomes a cop and uses his good skills to contribute in cracking cases which leads to the jealousy of Officer Cheung Yeung (Roy Cheung), the leader of the rival team. Cheung is also a Taekwondo expert who has a won a championship at the Hong Kong Police Force's Taekwondo Tournament.


Collections: Benny Chan

Genres: Comedy, Action

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  English, Cantonese
Release Date:  27 February 1992

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Production Companies:  Movie Impact, Chun Sing Film Company

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Runtime:  1 h 35 min

Woman Demon Human (1992)

108 min - - 4 September 1992
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The fictional life and career of a famous actress in Chinese opera, a woman who goes against tradition by specializing in playing male roles, especially that of Zhang Kui, a benevolent ghost who appears in several Chinese operas. Although the actress's career brings wealth and fame, it is attained only through considerable struggle against an anti-female system and an unhappy personal life.

Director:  Shuqin Huang
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The fictional life and career of a famous actress in Chinese opera, a woman who goes against tradition by specializing in playing male roles, especially that of Zhang Kui, a benevolent ghost who appears in several Chinese operas. Although the actress's career brings wealth and fame, it is attained only through considerable struggle against an anti-female system and an unhappy personal life.


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Tagline: Woman, Demon, Human is considered to be the first feminist film in China

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  4 September 1992

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Runtime:  1 h 48 min

Women from the Lake of Scented Souls (1993)

105 min - - 4 November 1993
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If money can't buy happiness, can it at least buy control over others? Xiang is hard-working, running a small sesame oil business. Her husband is lazy and drinks; her son is blood simple. When Japanese investors provide capital to expand Xiang's business, she has the wealth to raise her social standing and buy a wife for her son, Dunzi. When money and a forceful personality fail to bend others to her will, including daughter-in-law Huanhuan, Xiang must find another way to tranquillity.

Director:  Xie Fei

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If money can't buy happiness, can it at least buy control over others? Xiang is hard-working, running a small sesame oil business. Her husband is lazy and drinks; her son is blood simple. When Japanese investors provide capital to expand Xiang's business, she has the wealth to raise her social standing and buy a wife for her son, Dunzi. When money and a forceful personality fail to bend others to her will, including daughter-in-law Huanhuan, Xiang must find another way to tranquillity.


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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  4 November 1993

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Runtime:  1 h 45 min

Women On The Run (1993)

89 min - Action, Thriller - 4 November 1993
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The plot includes the plight of two women who both find themselves betrayed by the men they love. It's a violent female 'buddy' movie, with two mismatched heroines, a policewoman (Cheung) & a drug addicted prostitute(Guo) joining forces to gain revenge.

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The plot includes the plight of two women who both find themselves betrayed by the men they love. It's a violent female 'buddy' movie, with two mismatched heroines, a policewoman (Cheung) & a drug addicted prostitute(Guo) joining forces to gain revenge.



Genres: Action, Thriller

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  4 November 1993

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Production Companies:  Joe Siu International Film Ltd

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Runtime:  1 h 29 min

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