A mad scientist transfers his mind to a wicked robot, which then embarks on a program of kidnaping, rape and murder, during which a female detective is killed. To fight the robot, the police woman's corpse is then made into a robotrix
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces (English, French and American) plundering of China. When Aunt Yee arrives back from America totally westernised, Wong Fei-Hung assumes the role of her protector.
aka: Fāng Shìyù, aka: Fong Sai Yuk, aka: 方世玉, aka: Fang Shi Yu, aka: Fong Sai Yuk, aka: Iron Tiger, aka: The Legend, aka: The Prodigal Fighter
Fong Sai-yuk (Chinese: 方世玉; pinyin: Fāng Shìyù; Yale Cantonese: Fong Sai Yuk) is a fictional Chinese martial artist and folk hero. He is first introduced in Wuxia stories from the Qing Dynasty such as Wan Nian Qing. He is also featured in several forms of media, of which the most notable is the 1993 film Fong Sai-yuk.
Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fei-Hong has learned a style of fighting called "Drunken Boxing", which makes him a dangerous person to cross. Unfortunately, his father is opposed to his engaging in any kind of fighting, let alone drunken boxing. Consequently, Fei-Hong not only has to fight against the foreigners, but he must overcome his father's antagonism as well.
aka: Twin Dragons, aka: Brother vs. Brother, aka: Double Dragon, aka: Duel of Dragons, aka: When Dragons Collide, aka: The Twin Dragons, aka: Shuang long hui
On holidays in Hong Kong, Mrs Ma gives birth to identical twins. A criminal in the same hospital attempts to escape, taking one of the twins hostage. The child is lost during the confusion, and Mr and Mrs Ma return to New York with one child. Years later, John Ma is a famous conductor and pianist, unaware that his twin brother "Boomer" is a mechanic/race car driver/bodyguard in Hong Kong. When John travels to Hong Kong to give a concert, the twins get caught up in each other's business, about which they are anything but experts.
aka: The Twins Effect II, aka: Qiānjībiān èr Huādū dàzhàn, aka: Chin gei bin 2: Fa dou daai jin
A cruel empress, a place where men are subservient to women. The empress' reign is disturbed by a prophecy saying a boy will rise to become king, and restore the male regime. Char, a humble boy, is born to be emperor. He and his adopted brother, Leaf, perform in a traveling show run by their adopted father, Blackwood (Tony Leung). Thanks to their friend, Lao (Edison Chen), the pair receive a stone with a map engraved on it. They set out on a quest for the treasure that the map is supposed to reveal. Two lovely yet lethal female warriors, Blue and Spring, join the boys on their journey. The youngsters encounter various challenges before they meet General Lone, a master swordsman who seeks to overthrow the empire. To do so he must first duel the Lord Of Armour.
A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a journey to find the origins of her cornea and to reveal the history of the previous dead owner ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Eye_%282002_film%29
In this mystery set during the Ming Dynasty, a student witnesses a man being chased by an assassin. The student and his classmates suspect that their new teacher is in trouble and decide to play detective.
The fourth of the popular horror/comedy Mr. Vampire series, Mr. Vampire Saga 4 unfortunately does not star regular actor Lam Ching Ying, but more than compensates with Wu Ma and Anthony Chan as two grumpy priest types, acrobatic actor-director Chin Ka Lok as one of their assistants, and the lovely Loletta Lee as the eye candy du jour! Anthony Chan is the requisite Taoist priest, who's engaged in a fued with his Monk neighbor (Wu Ma). Chin Ka Lok and Loletta Lee are the sidekicks, who play witness to the wacky shenanigans of the two fueding sages - until a royal transport comes to town bearing a gold coffin. As a Mr. Vampire movie would be nothing without a roving undead terror, the contents of the coffin breaks free, and carnage, mayhem, and cool Taoist shtick ensues! Anthony Chan and Wu Ma provide the Taoist action, while Chin Ka Lok is responsible for the kicks, punches, and bone-crunching falls that no Hong Kong action comedy would be complete without! Produced by Sammo Hung and directed by Mr. Vampire regular Ricky Lau Koon Wai, Mr. Vampire Saga 4 continues the horror-comedy series in grand style!
This is the first in the Mr. Vampire film series. A ghost sucks the life-force out of a one of Uncle Nine's student. The other is slowly turned into a vampire. They halt his transformation by filing down his teeth! The female ghost throws her head around like a boomerang to protect herself. Can Mr. Vampire chase away the Succubus and the hopping ghost and save his two students?
Four girls - tempted by the money that can be earned in prostitution - meet men on 'paid dates' in Hongkong and enjoy the thrills and consumerism to the fullest. However, after some time, each of them will have to learn in her own way that nothing comes without a price...
Cheng Li-sheung is a young, upwardly mobile professional finally ready to invest in her first home. But when the deal falls through, she is forced to keep her dream alive - even if it means keeping her would-be neighbors dead.
aka: Chin long chuen suet, aka: New Big Boss, aka: Zhan lang chuan shuo
Plot: Man Hin suffers from amnesia that he contracted while fighting with a group of bandits. With only glimpses of his past as his guide, he seeks out a woman he once knew and must defend her and the local villagers from bandits.
The epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976.
Wu Si (screenplay), Ling Zhang (novel), and 1 more credit »
Daoming Chen, Chen Li and Yi Lu
Aftershock or Aftershocks (Chinese: 唐山大地震; pinyin: Tángshān Dàdìzhèn) is a 2010 Chinese drama film depicting the aftermath of the 1976 Tangshan earthquake directed by Feng Xiaogang. The film stars Xu Fan and Zhang Jingchu, with a supporting cast including Li Chen. It was released in China on July 22, 2010, and is the first "big commercial film" IMAX film created outside the US.[
The life story of martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee.
Bruce Lee, My Brother is an action-dramatic biopic of the eponymous martial arts legend as told by his younger brother, Robert Lee. It revolves around Bruce Lee’s life as a rebellious adolescent in Hong Kong before he sets off for the USA and conquers the world at the age of 18 with only US$100 in his pocket.
Old school Chinese martial arts flick. During the Manchu (Qing) Dynasty, commissioner Ma Chui Kau was a man of peace until a massacre tore apart his family and honor-binds him to capture the notorious outlaw Hsiung-Wu. But the outlaw turns the tables on Ma. Can he prevail?
aka: A Chinese Ghost Story, aka: Sien nui yau wan, aka: Qian nu you hun, aka: 倩女幽魂, aka: A Chinese Fairy Tail
Adapted from one of the tales in Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, a collection of supernatural stories set in ancient China. It is also seen as a remake of Tsui Hark's 1987 film of the same title.
The story takes place in an ancient mountain village. There were spirits and tree monsters living on Black Mountain and these demons were always engaged in slaughter and bloodshed. The villagers all fear to enter the mountain and the Lan Ruo temple within the mountain.
When Yan Chi Xia was still young, he chose Black Mountain to practice and realize his dreams of becoming a good Demon Hunter. He experienced many dangerous battles with demons in Black Mountain. His sword became more fearful, and he gets more powerful and confident as he overcomes all the spirits and monsters until the day he met her and their sad story begins.
Tim sum fun si wong: Susie is a big fans of Sampson, a huge superstar with a large fan base. Susie is a devoted member of the Sampson Fan Club. As Sampson's big fan she launches attack on Yan Cheng, Samson's rival for the "Hong Kong's Best Singer" award. During one award ceremony, Susie goes on stage and accuses Yan of harassing her, causing a big stir among the reporters. Because of that incident, Sampson hires Susie to accompany him to Beijing for the "Beijing's Best Singer" contest, but when Sampson treats Susie like a servant her heart is broken.
Siu chan chan: Pop superstar Aaron Kwok and Kelly Chan are the bickering leads in this charming romantic comedy with gorgeous cinematography by Oscar-winner Peter Pau. Kwok is a popular radio host whose fight over a... read more valuable record album with renowned newspaper columnist Chan leads to Kwok bad-mouthing her on the air. But as the rivals get caught up in their fight, they're surprised by a growing mutual attraction.
Haunted Office: Three short stories about a series of mysterious deaths in an office building. First story - A new office worker finds out the hard way why no one uses the last stall in the ladies' restroom. Second story - Ken must choose between two girls, one of which may be a ghost. Third Story - Mary is fired the day before her retirement, which means she will lose all her pension. Nonetheless, she is going to make sure that nothing will prevent her from coming back to a place where she has worked for 45 years.
When Red Dragon is send out to retrieve a letter incriminating her master, as he plots to overthrow the emperor, she meets swordsman Yuen, who got to the letter before her. Red Dragon eventually falls in love with Yuen and turns on her master.
Dragon Kong, a victor of a millionaire's martial-arts contest, is about to begin the most dangerous mission of his life. For his prize, the millionaire's ravishing daughter Susan, has been stolen - kidnapped by a Ninja sect headed by Tiger So. a legendary Ninjitsu super-foot. Why tiger has taken Susan, Dragon can only guess, but as the shocking truth begins to dawn, and the final showdown approaches, the violence of the Ninja reaches its fatal peak.
A cop teams up with a killer to dismantle an assassination cartel only to find himself becoming an assassin instead. 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 unfortunate mishaps but are in fact perfectly staged acts of crime.
aka: The Evil Cult, Kung Fu Cult Master, or Yi tian tu long ji: Zhi mo jiao jiao zhu (original title)
A Jet Li movie, this one is a wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords -- and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder (yup!), serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of magic and flying.
MicroSex Office: Who says the workplace has to be dull and boring? Hong Kong's top comedian Jim Chim adapts his popular stage show MicroSex Office for a big-screen incarnation that is decidedly wilder, sexier, and way more hilarious! Bringing back his disciples Harriet Yeung and Tyson Chak (the fan-favorite stars of the stage version), Jim and his co-director Lee Kung Lok (My Ex-Wife's Wedding) put a brand-new story arc over the episodic nature of the original gag show. With comedy master Wong Jing as producer, the movie version promises tons of outrageously funny dirty jokes in addition to plenty of eye-candies in the form of alluring actresses DaDa Chan, Koni Lui, Jacqueline Chong, Yedda Chao, Taiwan heartthrob Chen Zhi Ming, and twin rockers Soler.
Jackie plays Foh, an expert mechanic who has returned from Japan after a master course at Mitsubishi Motors. He runs a small business in Hong Kong along with his father and two sisters. In his spare time, he also helps the police out by checking cars that have been illegally upgraded. One night, psychotic street racing driver Warner Krugerman, aka Cougar, speeds past Foh and the cops. Foh gets into a car and stops Cougar heroically. Cougar lands in jail, but breaks out eventually. He gets revenge on Foh by trashing his business and kidnapping his sisters. The only way Foh can get his sisters back is by racing cougar in Japan. He now must retrain himself in race car driving so he can be at his best to race Cougar.
Once Upon a Time in China IV: Set in the late Qing Dynasty in Beijing, China, in 1900, Wong Fei-hung and his companions (his new love interest 14th Aunt, his father Wong Kei-ying, and his disciples Leung Foon and Clubfoot) face new enemies. This time, their opponents include German and British forces, as well as the anti-foreign feminist Red Lantern Society.