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Midnight Beating

125 min - Horror, Thriller -
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·杨渝渝在和“姐姐”合演对手戏时,她甚至不敢看片中“女鬼”的扮相。性格火辣在圈内号称“麻辣女郎”的她坦言原本认为自己胆子很大,但拍戏时都不敢照镜子,虽然有很多工作人员在场,但心里还是很忐忑,只要闭上眼睛脑中想的都是“女鬼”苍白的脸孔和凹陷的眼球。 ·影片的两款海报被指分别抄袭了泰国恐怖片《鬼5虐》和美国恐怖片《恶灵空间》。

Director:  Jiabei Zhang

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·杨渝渝在和“姐姐”合演对手戏时,她甚至不敢看片中“女鬼”的扮相。性格火辣在圈内号称“麻辣女郎”的她坦言原本认为自己胆子很大,但拍戏时都不敢照镜子,虽然有很多工作人员在场,但心里还是很忐忑,只要闭上眼睛脑中想的都是“女鬼”苍白的脸孔和凹陷的眼球。 ·影片的两款海报被指分别抄袭了泰国恐怖片《鬼5虐》和美国恐怖片《恶灵空间》。


Collections: Jiabei Zhang

Genres: Horror, Thriller

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Country:   China
Language:  Chinese

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Production Companies:  Sichuan Tenglong Film Company

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Runtime:  2 h 05 min

Magic Train

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The story of Magic Train was based on a girl called Lin Lin, who was an American Born Chinese and brought up overseas. During her trip to China on a traveling train, she had experienced series of amazing things from what she saw in China. The film was particularly concerned about different aspect of artistic levels. From the unique style and technique of animation, the film had shown the humanistic feelings from the combination of Chinese traditional cultural and modern life. It also had a lot of entertainment and artistic affection, too.

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The story of Magic Train was based on a girl called Lin Lin, who was an American Born Chinese and brought up overseas. During her trip to China on a traveling train, she had experienced series of amazing things from what she saw in China. The film was particularly concerned about different aspect of artistic levels. From the unique style and technique of animation, the film had shown the humanistic feelings from the combination of Chinese traditional cultural and modern life. It also had a lot of entertainment and artistic affection, too.


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Mr. Zhu's Summer

91 min min - Drama, Comedy -
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Mr. Zhu teaches in an elementary school teacher. Humble and always trying to earn respect, he really cares about his students but fails to be appreciated by them. His colleagues don’t like how he inspires his students either. King Kong and Grasshopper are the two troublemakers in Zhu’s class and always challenge Zhu. Humiliations and frustrations lead Mr. Zhu to resign. The two naughty kids then decide to win him back no matter what it takes.

Director:  Song Haolin

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Mr. Zhu teaches in an elementary school teacher. Humble and always trying to earn respect, he really cares about his students but fails to be appreciated by them. His colleagues don’t like how he inspires his students either. King Kong and Grasshopper are the two troublemakers in Zhu’s class and always challenge Zhu. Humiliations and frustrations lead Mr. Zhu to resign. The two naughty kids then decide to win him back no matter what it takes.


Collections: Song Haolin

Genres: Drama, Comedy

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Country:   China
Language:  Chinese

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Runtime:  1 h 31 min

MASTER SHENG YEN

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In the 1940s, as the fate of the Chinese people and the dignity of Chinese Buddhism fell into the nadir, a 14-year-old boy was ordained to be a Buddhist monk in Jiangsu Province, China. Since then he has embarked on a journey to pursue and spread the Dharma for nearly 70 years.

Director:  張釗維
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In the 1940s, as the fate of the Chinese people and the dignity of Chinese Buddhism fell into the nadir, a 14-year-old boy was ordained to be a Buddhist monk in Jiangsu Province, China. Since then he has embarked on a journey to pursue and spread the Dharma for nearly 70 years.


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Official Website:  https://film.shengyen.org.tw/
Language:  普通话

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Runtime:  1 h 55 min

Moonlight and Romance (1930)

Romance, Music - 19 April 1930
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A musical short with Rosita Moreno & Nino Martini singing us some love songs.

Director:  Victor Heerman

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A musical short with Rosita Moreno & Nino Martini singing us some love songs.


Collections: Victor Heerman

Genres: Romance, Music

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Country:   United States of America
Release Date:  19 April 1930

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Production Companies:  Paramount

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Mambo Girl (1957)

91 min - Music - 2 June 1957
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Blending all the elements of the musical genre and the coming-of-age films, Mambo Girl tells the story of a young woman in search of a lost identity, her long lost mother who abandoned her soon after her birth.

Director:  Yi Wen (Evan YANG)

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Blending all the elements of the musical genre and the coming-of-age films, Mambo Girl tells the story of a young woman in search of a lost identity, her long lost mother who abandoned her soon after her birth.


Genres: Music

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  2 June 1957

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Runtime:  1 h 31 min

Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)

93 min - Action, Foreign, Fantasy - 24 April 1976
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A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to lay low are unsuccessful, and the assassin soon tracks him down with the help of his three subordinates competing in the tournament: a Thai boxer, a yoga master, and a kobojutsu user.

Director:  Jimmy Wang Yu
Writers:  Jimmy Wang Yu

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A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to lay low are unsuccessful, and the assassin soon tracks him down with the help of his three subordinates competing in the tournament: a Thai boxer, a yoga master, and a kobojutsu user.


Collections: Jimmy Wang Yu

Genres: Action, Foreign, Fantasy

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Country:   Hong Kong,   Taiwan
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  24 April 1976

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Production Companies:  First Films

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Runtime:  1 h 33 min

Mitra (1977)

81 min - - 7 April 1977
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Mitra was the first Hong Kong film to be made in Iran and the last of Lung Kong’s directorial works to be released theatrically. Made in an act of courage and of opportunism with a small crew on the occasion of the director’s sojourn to the Tehran International Film Festival to premiere Hiroshima 28, the film tells a love story set upon the expansive desert backdrops of the Middle East.

Director:  Patrick Lung Kong

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Mitra was the first Hong Kong film to be made in Iran and the last of Lung Kong’s directorial works to be released theatrically. Made in an act of courage and of opportunism with a small crew on the occasion of the director’s sojourn to the Tehran International Film Festival to premiere Hiroshima 28, the film tells a love story set upon the expansive desert backdrops of the Middle East.


Collections: Patrick Lung Kong

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  7 April 1977

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Runtime:  1 h 21 min

Money Crazy (1977)

92 min - Comedy - 28 July 1977
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Ducky is hired by Rich Chen to transport the "diamonds" he stole from Uncle Pai Mary. Uncles Tough Guy and Mary would like to get the diamond from Ducky, so volunteering to relieve Ducky of his responsibility. Somehow Tough Guy subdues the gunman and finds out the diamonds are just paste. Tough Guy and Ducky are now partners and promise Uncle Pai to recover the real diamonds. Many times they try but they get nothing more than trouble. Ducky finally works out a plan to get the real diamonds back to Uncle Pai and sell the fake ones to Rich Chen. Uncle Pai gets his diamonds. Mr. Chen is now known as Poor Chen. Tough Guy gets his cut and, eh, Mary.

Director:  John Woo

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Ducky is hired by Rich Chen to transport the "diamonds" he stole from Uncle Pai Mary. Uncles Tough Guy and Mary would like to get the diamond from Ducky, so volunteering to relieve Ducky of his responsibility. Somehow Tough Guy subdues the gunman and finds out the diamonds are just paste. Tough Guy and Ducky are now partners and promise Uncle Pai to recover the real diamonds. Many times they try but they get nothing more than trouble. Ducky finally works out a plan to get the real diamonds back to Uncle Pai and sell the fake ones to Rich Chen. Uncle Pai gets his diamonds. Mr. Chen is now known as Poor Chen. Tough Guy gets his cut and, eh, Mary.


Collections: John Woo

Tagline: It's crooks like these that give crime a bad name.

Genres: Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  28 July 1977

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Production Companies:  Orange Sky Golden Harvest

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Runtime:  1 h 32 min

Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)

116 min - Action, Foreign - 5 October 1979
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Liu Chia Liang is kung fu master chen tricked and crippled by the villainous gangster and brothel - keeper tuen (lo lieh) who also forces his sister into prostitution. no longer able to practice the martial arts he becomes a lowly street entertainer performing with his beloved trained monkey ah mao. tuens men slaughter the animal forcingchen and his petty thief side kick little monkey (the remarkable hsiao hou) into mortal combat with the enemy the ultimate test of their mad monkey style kung fu

Director:  Liu Chia-Liang
Writers:  Ni Kuang

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Liu Chia Liang is kung fu master chen tricked and crippled by the villainous gangster and brothel - keeper tuen (lo lieh) who also forces his sister into prostitution. no longer able to practice the martial arts he becomes a lowly street entertainer performing with his beloved trained monkey ah mao. tuens men slaughter the animal forcingchen and his petty thief side kick little monkey (the remarkable hsiao hou) into mortal combat with the enemy the ultimate test of their mad monkey style kung fu


Collections: Liu Chia-Liang

Genres: Action, Foreign

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Country:   Hong Kong
Release Date:  5 October 1979

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 56 min

My Young Auntie (1981)

121 min - Action, Comedy - 1 January 1981
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Cheng (Kara Hui Ying Hung), a beautiful martial arts ace, battles to keep her inheritance from the ruthless Yun Wei (Johnny Wang Lung Wei), but her efforts are sabotaged by Yu Tao (Hsaio Ho), her wayward and irrepressible great-nephew. Following a frenzy of spectacular comic mishaps, the hapless duo are setup and imprisoned and the deeds to Cheng's estate are stolen. She is held hostage after a doomed attempt to reclaim the papers back from Yu Wei's place, and the stage is set for a savage fight to the death.

Director:  Liu Chia-Liang
Writers:  Liu Chia-Liang

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Cheng (Kara Hui Ying Hung), a beautiful martial arts ace, battles to keep her inheritance from the ruthless Yun Wei (Johnny Wang Lung Wei), but her efforts are sabotaged by Yu Tao (Hsaio Ho), her wayward and irrepressible great-nephew. Following a frenzy of spectacular comic mishaps, the hapless duo are setup and imprisoned and the deeds to Cheng's estate are stolen. She is held hostage after a doomed attempt to reclaim the papers back from Yu Wei's place, and the stage is set for a savage fight to the death.


Collections: Liu Chia-Liang

Genres: Action, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话, Cantonese
Release Date:  1 January 1981

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  2 h 01 min

Martial Club (1981)

110 min - Action - 19 August 1981
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Wong Fei Hung (Gordon Liu) and his friend are constantly having contests to see who has the better martial arts skill. After getting in trouble with their fathers, Wong Fei Hung settles down and starts to train seriously, while his friend still horses around. After his friend is hurt by a rival school, Wong goes to the school for retribution. Instead his skill is tested through a series of events which climax with him taking on a Northern martial artist (Wang Lung Wei). In an excellent battle of skill (and choreography), he earns the respect of the rival school. Also stars Mai Te Lo and Hui Ying Hung.

Director:  Liu Chia-Liang
Writers:  Ni Kuang

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Wong Fei Hung (Gordon Liu) and his friend are constantly having contests to see who has the better martial arts skill. After getting in trouble with their fathers, Wong Fei Hung settles down and starts to train seriously, while his friend still horses around. After his friend is hurt by a rival school, Wong goes to the school for retribution. Instead his skill is tested through a series of events which climax with him taking on a Northern martial artist (Wang Lung Wei). In an excellent battle of skill (and choreography), he earns the respect of the rival school. Also stars Mai Te Lo and Hui Ying Hung.


Collections: Liu Chia-Liang

Genres: Action

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  19 August 1981

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 50 min

Mercenaries from Hong Kong (1982)

90 min - Action, Adventure - 22 December 1982
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Ti Lung plays a Vietnam vet who's now an 'honourable' mercenary-for-hire taking on an assignment tracking down an assassin who's fled to Cambodia after murdering an industrialist from Hong Kong. He recruits a team for the task which consists of who's who of the Shaw Brother's action stars (Lo Lieh, Johnny Wang Lung Wei, Wong Yue, Chan Wei Man and comedy relief Nat Chan). However once they arrived for the mission nothing is what it seems with the standard plot-twists and turns as we find out who's the traitor among the group.

Director:  Wong Jing

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Ti Lung plays a Vietnam vet who's now an 'honourable' mercenary-for-hire taking on an assignment tracking down an assassin who's fled to Cambodia after murdering an industrialist from Hong Kong. He recruits a team for the task which consists of who's who of the Shaw Brother's action stars (Lo Lieh, Johnny Wang Lung Wei, Wong Yue, Chan Wei Man and comedy relief Nat Chan). However once they arrived for the mission nothing is what it seems with the standard plot-twists and turns as we find out who's the traitor among the group.


Collections: Wong Jing

Genres: Action, Adventure

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  22 December 1982

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

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Collections: Chor Yuen

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  1 January 1983

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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My Name Ain't Suzie (1985)

96 min - Drama - 1 January 1985
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The Suzie in the title refers to The World Of Suzy Wong, a great novel by British author Richard Mason which was made into a terrible Hollywood movie in 1960. Like Suzy, Shu Mei goes to work in a bar in Wanchai around the late 1950s, where sailors and foreign money are plentiful. But there isn't much similarity beyond this.

Director:  Angie Chen

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The Suzie in the title refers to The World Of Suzy Wong, a great novel by British author Richard Mason which was made into a terrible Hollywood movie in 1960. Like Suzy, Shu Mei goes to work in a bar in Wanchai around the late 1950s, where sailors and foreign money are plentiful. But there isn't much similarity beyond this.


Collections: Angie Chen

Genres: Drama

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1985

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 36 min

My Lucky Stars (1985)

PG-13 96 min - Action, Comedy - 10 February 1985
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Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky Stars," to help him. They don't like this much, but they do it.

Director:  Sammo Hung
Writers:  Barry Wong

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Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky Stars," to help him. They don't like this much, but they do it.


Collections: Sammo Hung

Genres: Action, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  10 February 1985

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

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Runtime:  1 h 36 min

Mr. Vampire (1985)

96 min - Action, Comedy, Horror - 7 November 1985
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The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.

Director:  Ricky Lau
Writers:  Ricky Lau, Barry Wong

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The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.


Collections: Ricky Lau

Genres: Action, Comedy, Horror

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  7 November 1985

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Production Companies:  Toho-Towa, Bo Ho Film Company Ltd., Golden Harvest Company Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 36 min

Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)

PG-13 90 min - Action, Comedy - 1 March 1986
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In ancient China, Zhi Ming trains at the legendary Northern Shaolin temple to avenge the death of his father at the hands of a nefarious magistrate.

Director:  Liu Chia-Liang
Writers:  Si Yeung-Ping

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In ancient China, Zhi Ming trains at the legendary Northern Shaolin temple to avenge the death of his father at the hands of a nefarious magistrate.


Collections: Liu Chia-Liang

Genres: Action, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong,   China
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  1 March 1986

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Budget:  $10,000,000

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Magic Crystal (1986)

95 min - Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure - 17 September 1986
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Looking to cash in on the popularity of Steven Spielberg's mega-hits E.T. and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hong Kong schlockmeister Wong Jing directs this yarn about Andy who, along with buddies Pin-pin and Pancho ventures to Greece to find his long lost friend Shen. They soon discover Shen is being tailed both by the KGB and by Interpol after discovering some rare gems in an archaeological dig. After a unkindly series of events, Andy winds up back in Hong Kong with the stones, which, it turns out, is not gems but rather an alien life form. Meanwhile Karov, an evil magician, is hell bent on getting his hands on the gem/alien no matter what.

Director:  Wong Jing
Writers:  Wong Jing

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Looking to cash in on the popularity of Steven Spielberg's mega-hits E.T. and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hong Kong schlockmeister Wong Jing directs this yarn about Andy who, along with buddies Pin-pin and Pancho ventures to Greece to find his long lost friend Shen. They soon discover Shen is being tailed both by the KGB and by Interpol after discovering some rare gems in an archaeological dig. After a unkindly series of events, Andy winds up back in Hong Kong with the stones, which, it turns out, is not gems but rather an alien life form. Meanwhile Karov, an evil magician, is hell bent on getting his hands on the gem/alien no matter what.


Collections: Wong Jing

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  17 September 1986

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Production Companies:  Movie Impact Limited

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Runtime:  1 h 35 min

木棉袈裟 (1986)

90 min - 剧情, 动作 - 4 November 1986
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时为明朝末年,奸佞当道,世间离乱。强梁啸聚的锦衣卫雄霸一时,无奈江湖上少林中人扶危济贫,匡扶正义,令锦衣卫头目王澄(俞大陆 饰)恨之入骨。为此,他想出一条毒计,命得力手下祁天远(于荣光 饰)化名金光寺僧人了空,伺机潜入少林,图谋成为主持以号令天下。少林弟子惠能(徐向东 饰)得悉王澄阴谋,星夜赶回少林,途中在草原帮助少女林英(林秋萍 饰)一家勇拦惊马。与此同时,王澄率锦衣卫进入少林,逼迫住持圆慧让位祁天远。祁与圆慧比武,暗下毒手。关键时刻惠能及时赶到,并从住持手中得到象征少林正法的木棉袈裟。为有朝一日复兴少林,惠能保护袈裟遁走,而祁等紧追不舍。

Director:  Tsui Siu-Ming
Stars:  Yu Rong-Guang

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时为明朝末年,奸佞当道,世间离乱。强梁啸聚的锦衣卫雄霸一时,无奈江湖上少林中人扶危济贫,匡扶正义,令锦衣卫头目王澄(俞大陆 饰)恨之入骨。为此,他想出一条毒计,命得力手下祁天远(于荣光 饰)化名金光寺僧人了空,伺机潜入少林,图谋成为主持以号令天下。少林弟子惠能(徐向东 饰)得悉王澄阴谋,星夜赶回少林,途中在草原帮助少女林英(林秋萍 饰)一家勇拦惊马。与此同时,王澄率锦衣卫进入少林,逼迫住持圆慧让位祁天远。祁与圆慧比武,暗下毒手。关键时刻惠能及时赶到,并从住持手中得到象征少林正法的木棉袈裟。为有朝一日复兴少林,惠能保护袈裟遁走,而祁等紧追不舍。


Collections: Tsui Siu-Ming

Genres: 剧情, 动作

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Country:   Hong Kong,   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  4 November 1986

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Mr. Possessed (1988)

92 min - Comedy, Horror - 15 February 1988
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Riley (Kenny Bee) is being followed by the ghost of an evil warlock, who was killed in a duel with Riley's father many years ago. Now, he wants to seek revenge by causing misfortune in Riley's life. Therefore, Riley's mother (Pik-Wan Tang) will see to it that the demon is vanquished by using another human being as bait. She sees a ray of hope when she meets Riley's girlfriend (Carol 'Do Do' Cheng) - a woman she detests.

Director:  Wong Jing

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Riley (Kenny Bee) is being followed by the ghost of an evil warlock, who was killed in a duel with Riley's father many years ago. Now, he wants to seek revenge by causing misfortune in Riley's life. Therefore, Riley's mother (Pik-Wan Tang) will see to it that the demon is vanquished by using another human being as bait. She sees a ray of hope when she meets Riley's girlfriend (Carol 'Do Do' Cheng) - a woman she detests.


Collections: Wong Jing

Genres: Comedy, Horror

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Country:   Hong Kong
Release Date:  15 February 1988

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Production Companies:  Cosmopolitan Film Productions Co., Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 32 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

My Heart Is That Eternal Rose (1989)

91 min - Action, Crime - 20 April 1989
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The triangular relationship between Lap (Joey Wang). Rick (Kenny Bee) and Cheung (Tony Leung) is the backbone of this film. Lap's father was once a triad; he retired and opened a bar near seashore. Rick worked there and was a couple with Lap. Force by an old partner, Lap's father assisted in trafficking of his father, Lap became the mistress of Godfather Shen. Cheung was her driver and loved her deeply. Six years later, Rick became a professional assassinator and returned to Hong Kong for a job. he met Lap, and Lap decided to leave Godfather Shen. Of course Godfather Shen wouldn't let his woman get away from him. Cheung helped them to exile. Lap, Rick and Cheung united to confront Godfather shen and his follwers. A bloody gun battle begin. Could every one survive at the end?

Director:  Patrick Tam Kar-Ming
Writers:  Tsang Kan-Cheung, John Chan Koon-Chung

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The triangular relationship between Lap (Joey Wang). Rick (Kenny Bee) and Cheung (Tony Leung) is the backbone of this film. Lap's father was once a triad; he retired and opened a bar near seashore. Rick worked there and was a couple with Lap. Force by an old partner, Lap's father assisted in trafficking of his father, Lap became the mistress of Godfather Shen. Cheung was her driver and loved her deeply. Six years later, Rick became a professional assassinator and returned to Hong Kong for a job. he met Lap, and Lap decided to leave Godfather Shen. Of course Godfather Shen wouldn't let his woman get away from him. Cheung helped them to exile. Lap, Rick and Cheung united to confront Godfather shen and his follwers. A bloody gun battle begin. Could every one survive at the end?


Collections: Patrick Tam Kar-Ming

Genres: Action, Crime

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  20 April 1989

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Runtime:  1 h 31 min

Mama (1990)

89 min - - 1 May 1990
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Often cited as China’s first independent feature film, this low-budget drama, filmed largely in the director’s Beijing apartment, depicts the life of a single mother (a topic considered taboo at the time) caring for her mentally challenged son. Shot with a documentary aesthetic that includes interviews with families of mentally challenged persons, the film helped kick-start the Sixth Generation of filmmakers (including Wang Xiaoshuai and Jia Zhangke) and their ethos of employing documentary realism to depict the true conditions of contemporary China.

Director:  Zhang Yuan
Stars:  Qing Yang

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Often cited as China’s first independent feature film, this low-budget drama, filmed largely in the director’s Beijing apartment, depicts the life of a single mother (a topic considered taboo at the time) caring for her mentally challenged son. Shot with a documentary aesthetic that includes interviews with families of mentally challenged persons, the film helped kick-start the Sixth Generation of filmmakers (including Wang Xiaoshuai and Jia Zhangke) and their ethos of employing documentary realism to depict the true conditions of contemporary China.


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 May 1990

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Runtime:  1 h 29 min

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