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Chasing the Dragon

An illegal immigrant from Mainland China sneaks into the corrupt British-colonized Hong Kong in 1963, transforming himself into a ruthless drug lord. Chasing the Dragon...

Best New Chinese Movies to Watch in 2017

Chinese movies 2017. The most popular Chinese feature films and series released in 2017 (so far). Here are the most popular and interesting movies of...

Day and Night, Chinese TV series

Day and Night (Chinese: 白夜追凶) is a 2017 Chinese crime drama directed by Wang Wei and written by Zhiwen (32 episodes). The TV series stars...

The Conformist

A police informant in a town on the Sino-Russian border finds his double life catching up with him, in director Cai Shangjun’s combination of...

The Last Wolf

A detective tired of bloody and cruel crimes in Seoul negotiates a transfer to a crime-free town in the country, where he lives a...

My Beloved Bodyguard

A retired bodyguard who has settled into a corner of the world where China, Russia and North Korea meet as he suffers from early...

Manhunt

Framed for murders, felled by love, fight and flight are his only way out. Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out...

Love Massacre

After starring in countless commercial romances, Brigitte Lin explored the darker side of love in the appropriatelytitled Love Massacre. "Set in San Francisco, the film...

Final Victory

Final Victory is a 1987 Hong Kong action film directed by Patrick Tam and starring Eric Tsang, Loletta Lee, Margaret Lee and Tsui Hark. Triad...

Eye in the Sky

Established scriptwriter Yau Nai-hoi makes an assured directorial debut with Eye In The Sky, a novel and lively thriller based around the Hong Kong...

Dog Bite Dog

Soi Cheang has given the Hong Kong crime thriller a fierce overhaul in Dog Big Dog, building on his achievements in the 2004 actioner...

Confession of Pain

The writing and directing team behind the hugely successful Infernal Affairs trilogy revisit high-budget thriller territory in Confession Of Pain, one of Hong Kong...

Sudden Lover

Romantic thrillers are a rare breed in the mainland Chinese film industry, perhaps because in a closely censored film industry without ratings (in which...

Hidden Heroes

A rare entry into sci-fi territory for Hong Kong cinema, Hidden Heroes teamed up directors Joe Ma and Soi Cheang for a strange tale...

Crazy n’ the City

Unassuming police drama leads to a charming snapshot of urban life in James Yuen’s Crazy N’ the City, a unexpected genre-crossing affair that kicked...

Men Suddenly In Black

Having turned a hitman movie into a black comedy delight in You Shoot, I Shoot, director Pang Ho-cheung continues genre-bending in Men Suddenly in...

Dragon Loaded 2003

Surprise summer hit Dragon Loaded pitched an unlikely leading man in Ronald Cheng to audiences with a rough-edged and farcical police comedy. The movie’s patchwork...

Colour of the Truth

As a child Chan Lok-yin’s policeman father died in a rooftop shooting and the sole surviving witness from the scene, chief inspector Huang Jiang...

Heroic Duo

When a policeman walks into his office and sets fire to its safe, he tells his colleagues who arrest him that he was under...

Accident

A self-styled accident choreographer, the Brain is a professional hitman who kills his victims by trapping them in well crafted accidents that look like...

Extraordinary Mission

‘Extraordinary Mission’ is a new Chinese action thriller directed by Alan Mak (‘Infernal Affairs’) and Anthony Pun. Extraordinary Mission (Chinese: 非凡任务) is a 2017 Chinese...

Task Force

Cleverly constructed and often subtly humorous, TASK FORCE is a surprisingly fresh take on the police-unit genre currently in vogue in Hong Kong that...

The Untold Story III

Unreleated to the celebrated pork-bun movies, this titled sequel returns to the roots of the original film: a true crime drama with satirical overtones.  

Flying Guillotine II

Take two directors (Cheng Kang, who made the popular true crime thriller "The Criminals", and Hua Shan, who helmed the superheroes "Super Inframan"), a...

A True Mob Story

Hong Kong pop star Andy Lau is surprisingly likable in this 1998 crime melodrama, playing a cagey, intense, but ultimately pathetic mobster torn between...

Raped by an Angel 4: The Rapist’s Union

The most off-the-wall and outrageous entry so far in the Raped by an Angel "series" produced by Wong Jing. Wealthy ex-CIA agent Daniel (Ben...

Young and Dangerous: The Prequel

The first three Young and Dangerousmovies were big hits with Hong Kong youngsters. Their chaotic stories reflected an uncertainty about the 1997 handover, as...

The Longest Summer

Fruit Chan's much-awaited new film, following Made in Hong Kong, is an epic portrait of the city prior to and after its handover to...

PTU

Two years in the making, Johnnie To’s police thriller PTU focuses on just a single night’s action. Scruffy police sergeant Lo (Lam Suet) stumbles into...

La Brassiere

Two lotharios, hired for some fresh thinking in bra design, get an uplifting lesson in female physical needs in LA BRASSIERE, a thoroughly enjoyable...

SPL: Kill Zone

SPL: Sha Po Lang (Chinese: 殺破狼, released in the United States as Kill Zone) is a 2005 Hong Kong action film written and directed...

A Chinese Torture Chamber Story

A Chinese Torture Chamber Story is a 1994 Hong Kong erotic (Category III) comedy film produced by Wong Jing and directed by Bosco Lam....

Police Story

Police Story (Chinese: 警察故事; pinyin: Jǐngchá Gùshì; Jyutping: Ging2 caat3 gu3 si6) is a 1985 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Jackie...

Hard Boiled

Hard Boiled (辣手神探) is a 1992 Hong Kong action film written and directed by John Woo, and starring Chow Yun-fat as Inspector "Tequila" Yuen,...

The Medallion

The Medallion (Chinese: 飛龍再生) is a 2003 American-Hong Kong action-comedy film co-written and directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Gordon Chan, and starring Jackie Chan,...

Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon is a 1973 Hong Kong-American martial arts film directed by Robert Clouse, starring Bruce Lee, John Saxon and Jim Kelly. This...

The Legend of Drunken Master

Drunken Master II (Chinese: 醉拳二; Cantonese Yale: Jui Kuen II) is a 1994 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung and Jackie...

Cold War II

Cold War 2 is a 2016 Hong Kong-Chinese crime thriller film written and directed by Longman Leung and Sunny Luk. The film is a...

When Geek Meets Serial Killer

A cartoonist accidentally killed his best friend, and came out with a creative way to dispose the body. He soon found that his...

Saving Mr. Wu

Saving Mr. Wu, (Chinese: 解救吾先生), previously known as The Strongest Competitor (Chinese: 最強對手), is a 2015 Chinese action crime thriller film directed by Ding...

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