Poster for the movie "Reign of Assassins"

Reign of Assassins

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk’s remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger because a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret.

Poster for the movie "Manhunt"

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 on a mission to clear his name.

Poster for the movie "Bullets Over Summer"

Bullets Over Summer

Plainclothes policemen Brian and Mike use an elderly woman’s apartment for surveillance, hoping to catch a fugitive gangster. They develop a warm relationship with their hostess, whom they call “granny.” Meanwhile, each man develops a romantic relationship: Brian with a strange wandering teenage girl, and Mike with a pregnant woman at the dry cleaning shop. When the gangster returns to his flat, Brian and Mike are forced into an explosive confrontation.

Poster for the movie "The Time You Need a Friend"

The Time You Need a Friend

John Woo’s melodramatic tragicomedy The Time You Need a Friend (1985) stands at the crucial crossroads in the director’s career. Woo had been churning out innocuous comedies for more than a few years, and after establishing the “heroic bloodshed” genre, he’d never look back. But this tale of two comedians – estranged former pals who bury the hatchet for one last show together – blends the pathos and male-bonding of Woo’s later dramas with the … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Pilferer's Progress"

The Pilferer’s Progress / Money Crazy

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 … Read more

Poster for the movie "Run Tiger Run"

Run Tiger Run

Two street urchins meet up with a sad and lonely rich kid. They become friends when the kid’s shady uncle mistakes them for his nephews.

Poster for the movie "Hello, Late Homecomers"

Hello, Late Homecomers

An incredibly rare chance to see John Woo’s least-known comedy, co-directed and co-written with two other directors and shot on a tiny budget in (reputedly) three days.

Poster for the movie "From Riches to Rags"

From Riches to Rags

Ricky and Fatso are friends in need. They are in dire need of money since they are only paid slave wages at the bottling factory. However, they become millionaires overnight after buying a winning lottery ticket. During one of their swingin’ nights on the town, Ricky is suddenly attacked by an upset stomach; and in no time, a quack doctor diagnoses the seizure as terminal cancer. Ricky seriously considers suicide. But he is appalled by … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Killer"

The Killer

Hong Kong’s preeminent director John Woo transforms genres from both the East and the West to create this explosive and masterful action film. Featuring Hong Kong’s greatest star, Chow Yun-fat, as a killer with a conscience, the film is an exquisite dissection of morals in a corrupt society, highlighted with slow-motion sequences of brilliantly choreographed gun battles on the streets of Hong Kong.

Poster for the movie "Hard Boiled"

Hard Boiled

A take-no-prisoners cop is on the trail of the triads when his partner is killed during a gun battle. His guilt propels him into an all-out war against the gang, including an up-and-coming soldier in the mob who turns out to be an undercover cop. The two men must come to terms with their allegiance to the force and their loyalty to each other as they try to take down the gangsters.

Poster for the movie "The Crossing II"

The Crossing II

A story of three couples and their intertwining love stories set in 1940s Taiwan and Shanghai, centered around the 1949 sinking of Taiping.

Poster for the movie "The Crossing"

The Crossing

During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, three couples flee from China to an island of Taiwan.

Poster for the movie "Blood Brothers"

Blood Brothers

Fung (Daniel Wu) and his best friends, brothers Kang (Liu Ye) and Hu (Tony Yang), leave the countryside together to make it big in Shanghai. Things aren’t so easy in the city, however, and the brothers stumble and toil until opportunity brings them to Club Paradise and ruthless mob boss Hong (Sun Honglei). While Kang embraces his newfound power in the Shanghai triad, Fung and Hu are less comfortable with the crime and violence, sending … Read more