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Chow Yun-fat is back as the titular gambler, Ken, with the magic hand. This time, the movie exaggerates his skills with CGI poker cards until it almost becomes a fantasy. But that's to be expected in a Wong Jing's movie. This time, the location is shifted to Thailand where Mark (Nick Cheung), an accountant in a money-laundering syndicate, DOA, is chased by Interpol and DOA. Ken has to save him and help his protégé, Vincent (Shawn Yue).
A martial arts instructor from the police force gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom. (imdb)
Charismatic and laidback tycoon Sam serendipitously meets sassy club dancer Milan while he's in Macau for business. Sam hits it off quickly with the down-to-earth, scooter-riding Milan, but she has no idea that he's actually the thrice-divorced millionaire behind all the redevelopment in her neighborhood. When Sam's identity is revealed, Milan tries her best to cope with the pressure that comes with the relationship, including the tabloid coverage and Sam's disapproving mother. (yesasia.com)
"Daisy" is a story about the inevitable showdown between a detective and a killer who fall in love with the same woman. In the story, Jeon plays a street artist who dreams of opening her own exhibition someday, while Jeong portrays a killer who loves her but cannot confess his love to her because of his profession. (imdb)
A drama-thriller centered on a democratic election within an organized crime society (imdb)
A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents. (imdb)
An up and coming fighter trains to defeat the toughest martial artist around in a fast-paced duel to the death from Black Mask director Daniel Lee. Tank is a martial arts powerhouse whose skills as a fighter have recently earned him the title of Star Runner. Yet in the world of martial arts, victory does not always go to the strongest combatant. (allrovi.com)
The Master Swordsman (2001) - TV Series
Master Swordsman Lu Xiaofeng is a television series adapted from Gu Long's Lu Xiaofeng novel series. The series was first broadcast in early 2001. Its sequel Master Swordsman Lu Xiaofeng 2 was released in June 2001. (mydramalist.com)
A duel between two master swordsmen for the hand of a beautiful young maiden leads to a 20-year-old grudge that proves deadly. One of the swordsmen's, Pai Fukuo's, son is kidnapped and raised by the rival swordsman, who tell him his real parents were murdered by Pai Fukuo. The child grows up and seeks revenge on Pai Fukuo, whom he believes has murdered his "real" parents, not knowing that Pai Fukuo is his true father. (hkcinemagic.com)
Ma Lei which sounds like "Mary" is a Chinese citizen, living in Hong Kong as the kept woman of a jeweler. She wishes for two things: to get her Hong Kong Identity Card, which will enable her to get work as a legal immigrant; and to marry her boyfriend. However, obtaining an Identity Card is not easy, and getting her boyfriend to introduce her to his family is even more difficult. Mary soon befriends her neighbour, Ken. Their relationship builds. When Mary breaks up with her boyfriend, she moves (imdb)
In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult... (imdb)
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. (imdb)
Maggie came back to Hong Kong and gathered her grandmother back to Vancouver for good. She took this opportunity to bunch up with her boyfriend Michael, best friends Jackie and his wife Carol. Although Michael convinced her that the couple had moved to Macau, incidentally they met each other on the street. Maggie couldn't believe her own bare eyes that Jackie was already addicted to cocaine. And the most absurd fact that Michael was the drug dealer himself. (hkcinemagic.com)
A respected and well liked gang-boss is betrayed and killed. One of his three adopted sons are to take his place. One of them is the traitor. (imdb)
After three innocent sons of a wealthy businessman are hung in the woods on the Lin Tou tree, supernatural events take place in the village, and the wicked people who sentenced the 3 children are brought to justice by the ghosts. (Wu Tang Collection)
A seasoned cop (Chow Yun Fat) and his rookie partner (Conan Lee) are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker. (imdb)
David Chiang heads up a small group of special agents in this "Charlie's Angels" take-off. A surprisingly sexy Yukari Oshima takes over a crime syndicate and it's up to Moon Lee, Elaine Lui, Alex Fong, and some un-named Japanese actor to take her down. (HKFlix)
Bill, a TV news reporter, tries to make ends meet to support himself, his wife and three daughters in urban Hong Kong. (imdb)
Upon returning home, sailor Yu (Richard Ng) is shock to discover that not only his wife left him, but the house has also subleted to an old maid May Wong (Josephine Siu). Both Yu and Wong have their own strange habits, and they live together under the same roof causes numerous hilarious incidents. Yu determines to quit sailing and fights for the custody of his eight years old daughter Sum Yee. He also decides to turn to be inventor. (hkcinemagic.com)
Officer Tuba (Samo, of course) isn't much of a cop. About all he can do is play the tuba in the police band. When his colleague, a sergeant (David Chiang) is killed, he makes Tuba promise to take revenge. And Chiang means it. His ghost keeps coming back, to annoy Tuba into keeping his promise. Tuba is a coward, and resists, but Chiang fights back by making Tuba do embarrassing things, including making him appear an idiot in front of his sweetheart (Joey Wong) and her parents. (hkcinemagic.com)
In Thailand in the 1950s, Detective Au Wei is shot to death by Cha Tin-Hung in a raid because of Cha's involvement with black market diamonds and jewelery. Wei's daughter Chun Chun swears revenge, helped by Wei's friend Yeh Tai-kor, a professional con-man. (imdb)
Political intrigue at its most exciting! The powerful Shanghai 13 has been secretly infiltrated by a band of traitors. Only Mr. Kao has the information to destroy the traitorous sects but they will stop at nothing to kill him before he can get to Hong Kong. (kungfumovies.net)
Thai film director Kom Akkadej managed to perform a real coup by getting two of the legends of Hong Kong action cinema, Norman Tsui Siu Keung and David Chiang Dai Wai of the Shaw Brothers studio to star in this film. (The Movie Database)
Billionaire Law and his accomplices are conspiring the murder of a judge. The conspiracy is overheard by a inspector from ICAC who records the meeting on a cassette tape. Billionaire Law is determined to pin him down. Before he dies, he hides the tape in a reporter Mel's car. A young man, Law Kim Long, smuggles into Hong Kong to look for his father. The Snake-head is mistaken him to be Billionaire Law's son, so he makes him groomed. (hkcinemagic.com)
Irene has had lots of bad luck with her husbands. Her first husband, B-actor Walter Fink was run over by a construction truck. Her second husband, mob boss Butcher Man, was killed at her wedding by a flying bird flying into his mouth. Her third husband, the priest presiding at her 2nd wedding Steward Pig was killed after their wedding when he saw the ghosts of the first two husbands. Together, the three ghosts conspire to set her up with a radio personality, Alan. (The Movie Database)
After losing his title of king of gamblers, Asia's top card player holds a contest in the hopes of restoring his reputation and his wealth that was cheated from him. Awesome tricks, fists and kicks galore.
A famous martial arts master re-emerges on the scene. His presence causes many fighters to become worried. Secrets long buried begin to surface. This master must be stopped at all costs. But is he really who he says he is? David Chiang (5 Masters of Death, 7 Blows of the Dragon) heads an all-star Shaw Brothers stable cast in this action-drenched thriller. Return of the Deadly Blade is action in the Shaw tradition. (hkcinemagic.com)
The emperor's favorite concubine is abducted as a prank. A sizable reward is then offered to the one who can return her to the palace. (hkcinemagic.com)
An old man teaches kung fu to his son-in-law so that he can defeat a powerful snake style practitioner.
Yueng Wai, a straight forward fighter, lived on rewards from catching jewelry thief. Fong Tsung a witty fighter, was chased after jewelry bandits. They always ran into conflicts. Chiu Foon, a local justice of Peace, received a death note from bandit Spider. He asked for help from Yueng but Fong heard that so disguised himself as Yueng and got ahead of him. Fong was being recognized as soon as he arrived. (hkcinemagic.com)
When an evil warlord tries to contrl the masses by using christianity as a cover for his secret agenda an earnest martial arts master vows to expose the warlords ultimate deadly goal to assassinate the emperor. (amazon.com)
Two top class kung fu fighters challenge all the top kung fu masters in the land, one motivated by revenge, the other by greed. The two fighters team up to face their ultimate challenge in the form of Master Pao, played by Philip Ko. (hkcinemagic.com)
Historic swordplay of epic proportions tells the story about a hired assassin paid to assassinate the king. (imdb)
A mysterious masked assailant, referred to in the film as "Red Dress Man", is picking off members of Uncle Shen Pei's martial arts school one by one, only promising to reveal his true identity after he has killed 10 students... (flkcinema.com)
An angel is cast to earth for letting a spirit return to the land of mortals, where he is thereby descended to hell for helping out a couple from the mafia. In hell, he must join forces with four others who each received unjust death and a woman known as "red dress" for a chance at reincarnation.
Director Chu Yuan was already famous for his many collaborations with respected novelist Ku Lung and for his introduction of detective thriller ingredients into the martial arts movie genre. But this production was made even more special by the rare presence of superstar David Chiang. Here he gives another great performance as kung-fu knight Shen Lang, who stumbles across grave robbers while on the trail of a martial arts mass murderer. (hkcinemagic.com)
Baau Hok Lai's Hong Kong action film Blooded Treasury Fight features a struggle for hidden gold. Tang Pa is the final living member of a secret society. The group has buried gold in a house, and he attempts to retrieve the goods. However, soldiers are also aware of the gold and want to take it for themselves. They fight each other, while also trying to locate where the treasure is in the house. (allrovi.com)
After there is a mishap at a mine that causing many to die or become injured, Master Chien (Danny Lee) decides to add insult to injury by not paying out any funds to the survivors of the victims to keep costs down. Many of the townspeople try to get Master Chien to change his mind, but Master Chien does not relent on his decision. (hkmdb.com)
The High Abbot of Shaolin Temple dispatches brother Chi San to learn new fighting styles and the techniques of modern weapon making in the hopes of combating the Chings. (HK Flix)
Rare swords play/fantasy martial arts flick, featuring Shaw superstar David Chiang with Meng Fei and Jack Long. Based on the bestselling Wuxia novel by Ku Lung (Wu Tang Collection)
A Feutal Lord from China sends his son off to kill a criminal who has murdered thirteen of his men and has stolen a large sum of gold. The son, played by David Chiang, abandons his duty (without the will to live an assassin's life anymore) and leaves the Criminal with his life in exchange for his daughter to wed. David Chiang runs off with the criminals daughter, and is then faced with arising conflict and more destruction to his family after he had abandoned his post. (imdb)
As an expert of the 'Cross fists' technique, a reclusive kung fu master Li Pai perfects a lethal maneuver called the 'Shaolin Handlock' while an old wolf-in-sheep's-clothing friend Fang Yun-piao pays the unwitting Li a visit. Fang flees the country after duping and killing Li with a fatal counter-measure. Vowing revenge, surviving son Li Cheng-ying and sister Li Meng-ping follows Fang's trail that leads to Thailand. (imdb)
Lau Kar-leung spins this kung-fu yarn that features a Manchu as the hero, something of a rarity in which Manchus are usually branded villains. Wei Fung (David Chiang Da-wei) is ordered to spy on the wealthy Tien family, who is suspected to have connections with the recently overthrown Ming. He works his way into the house by posing as a teacher for the family's spoiled daughter, Chi-chi... (All Movie Guide)
A collection of three ghost stories with some element of sex.
Chang Cheh directs this kung-fu comedy about Chu Te-sa (David Chiang Da-wei), a rich kung-fu master on the lam from a Manchurian prince. He manages to escape the imperial troops with the help of wandering scoundrels Lin Sai-yu (Alexander Fu Sheng) and Si Tai-yung (Chi Kuan-chun) and an unusual weapon that shoots chunks of gold at his would-be captures. Unfortunately, Chu is not as rich as he appears, having given his money to anti-Manchu rebels and to the poor. (allrovi.com)
Judgement of an Assassin is most noteworthy for expanding the number and kinds of martial arts used in onscreen battles. In the story, Heh Mo-liis hard-pressed to keep his lady-love Shih Ming-chu out of the hands of the bad guys. In a related story, Cha Hung and Hua Szu Ku are an elderly unmarried couple. Both of them are swordfighters. Cha doesn't discover why Ku has remained with him despite his failure to marry her until the very end of their lives. (allrovi.com)
Yen Shih-san is reputed to be a swordsman without equal and in a brief space of time kills several challengers, all of whom were also skillful swordsmen. One day, Miss Mu Yung Chiu-ti suddenly appears on the scene and proclaims that Third Master is the most superior swordsman, and that he has killed several hundred swordsmen all of whom had challenged him to duels. (jaman.com)
Vice Admiral An Qi Bang recalls a seemingly suicidal mission to destroy Izuma, the Japanese Navy's flagship in 1937...
The martial world is now awash in one-armed knights, who aren't inclined to make any permanent alliances among themselves. (imdb)
The Shaolin Temple is the last place to resist defeat by the Manchu Dynasty, mostly because of their unique fighting style. Men from far and wide come to wait outside the temple, hoping that they will be admitted as pupils. As the Abbot becomes older, he realizes that the Manchus are determined to destroy the temple and eradicate the Shaolin fighting techniques. To this end, he decides that it is time at last to admit worthy men into the temple as students, to learn the way of Shaolin. (imdb)
In what looks like a pre-revolution China, David Chiang plays a lovable pickpocket who runs afoul of a town's powerful gang and then gets shipped off to prison. (apessimistisneverdisappointed.com)
Stories are told about a group of Chinese who fought so valiantly against the Japanese during the 1933 Sino-Japanese war that the Japanese buried them with full military honors. This martial arts epic shows the filmmaker's imaginary re-creation of the final hours and days of these legendary heroes. (allrovi.com)
This dragon lady of the Ching Dynasty was the power behind the throne for 50 years, and her vast tapestry of palace intrigues is vividly brought to the screen in this memorable epic. Lisa Lu's passionate performance won her Taiwan's coveted Golden Horse Award for Best Actress, while the sumptuous costumes and sets won a Golden Horse for Best Colour Art Design, and the film was further awarded a statue for Superior Motion Picture. (hkcinemagic.com)
Two of Chang's proteges, David Chiang and Chen Kuan-tai go head-to-head in The Imposter which sees cinematographer Pao Hsueh-li back in the director's chair. Chiang plays Ko Liang, as master of disguise who puts his seven faces to good use when he goes to the aid of two young guardsmen Tseng Yung (Danny Lee) and Tseng Kan (Wang Chung) who have been framed by Captain Lo (Chen Kuan-tai) for murder. (imdb)
A year before Robert De Niro took the wheel, David Chiang cruised the mean streets as Chen Kuang, a taxi driver whose adventures reveal Hong Kong's verve with wit, compassion, and not a small amount of adventure (well choreographed by martial-arts great Liu Chia-yung). Variety noted, "The directing and photography show flair, and the script shows thought... The Shaw Brothers are keeping up standards with this humorous, socially aware local production." (hkcinemagic.com)
A pacifist village is beset by bandits in this martial arts thriller. "Savage Five" hands-down rivals the ornateness of "Kid With The Golden Arm" and the twist-heavy "Five Deadly Venoms". The always great David Chiang plays a lesser version of his Rover character from "Duel Of The Iron Fist", and Ti Lung, looking incredible here, is at his physical best. Accolades to Chen Kuan Tai and Wang Chung in great sympathetic roles, too. (hkcinemagic.com)
International favorites David Chiang and Alexander Fu Sheng (winner of the Best Young Newcomer Award at the Asian Film Festival) star in this tale of a young man fighting kidnappers and white slavers, as well as his wealthy father's arrogance and snobbery. (asia-team.net)
The story is simple (Shaolin vs. Manchu traitors), but the effect was anything but, as the screen's most charismatic action actors team with a legendary director and revered choreographers (Liu Chia-liang and brother Liu Chia-yung) for scenes of unparalleled power.
Count Dracula journies to a remote Chinese village in the guise of a warlord to support six vampires who are dispirited after the loss of a seventh member of their cult. (imdb)
The films follows a trio of bandits who join the army to suppress a rebel movement in Qing Dynasty China. (wikipedia.org)
Historical dramatization of an important day in the life a South China sea pirate. (imdb)
The doomed, forbidden romance of 21 year old Ling Xi and his 16 year old girlfriend Cindy in contemporary Hong Kong...
A quartet of Chinese soldiers fighting in the Korean war are now at loose ends in Seoul.
Ma and Xiao are manual laborers busting their tails in Shanghai at the beginning of the film, and Ma's first encounter with the crime lord Tan Si starts him off on the underworld influence ladder. Step by step, he earns the respect of everyone he meets, either with his strength of character or by beating them up. When he gets a really big break by defeating a Russian strongman, he indulges himself in a fancy cigarette holder, much like the one Tan Si uses. (wikipedia)
Three of Shaw Brothers' finest martial arts directors, who, between them, had made more than a hundred classics, united for this unique anthology film. Yueh Feng writes and directs a clever love-and-kung-fu triangle, Cheng Kang both writes and directs kung-fu courtesans battling brigands, and the "godfather of the kung-fu film," Chang Cheh, creates a cliff-hanging, swashbuckling mini-movie with maxi-action. (hkcinemagic.com)
Two men, one a civil engineer skilled in Chinese Kung Fu, the other a Muay Thai kickboxer, discover they are brothers. Together, both in and out of the ring, they must face a crime syndicate. (imdb)
Patriots during the Sung Dynasty attempt to rescue a kidnapped prince from Ching troops who have invaded the north of China. The patriots are led by Ti Lung who recruits a mysterious but seemingly superhuman fighter to find a way to cross a perilous bridge to enter an impregnable fortress to locate and rescue the imprisoned prince. (imdb)
Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when he crosses his path with a beautiful girl in need, Pao Chiao. Even against impossible odds, he will prove a great warrior. (imdb)
Wan Tai, a revolutionary recruits three friends to steal 3000 rifles and 200,000 rounds of ammunition for the South China rebels. Before his death, a blood oath is made...
A young gang member named Chieh is exiled after a brawl ends with his mob boss father dead. When he returns after a year away, young Chieh finds that his own gang has joined forces with the one that had his father killed and now he's a target. Seeking out the other former gang members who wouldn't go along with this shift in loyalty, Chieh draws together a small but mighty army -- including his mysterious Thai half-brother (allmovie.com)
Guan Xiaolou vows vengeance for the unjust death of his brother, Guan Yulou...
David Chiang plays Johnny, a reformed criminal turned pop headliner at a hip club in Hong Kong. His past isn't exactly common knowledge, but it seems to have inspired some of his biggest hits. "I may be small, but I can kill," he croons in the opening number. Somehow, he doesn't seem so menacing amid a swirl of choreographed dancers and disco lights ... Johnny sure means to keep his nose clean. His former pursuits have cost him the love of his life, who has disappeared. (imdb)
A Mogul king decides to take stealthy action to help overpower his greatest rivals. He chooses nine out thirteen of his loyal generals (who he treats as sons) to embark on the mission. However, jealously amongst them sparks a treacherous family feud that could lead to catastrophic consequences for all involved. (imdb)
The wandering swordsman travels around seeking adventure and meets a group of bandits who are planning to rob a convoy escorting some valuables. Initially, he is tricked by them into participating in the robbery but then realises his folly and he returns to take his revenge on them. (wikipedia)
Famed screenwriter Shen Chiang got one of his very first chances to direct his own script with this exciting action adventure. His story is suitably thrilling: if villains "Winged Tiger" Teng Fei and "Underworld King" Yin Te-lung combine their kung-fu knowledge, the "Martial Arts World" will be plunged into chaos. That evil union is set to occur at the marriage of Yin's sister to Teng. Can this dangerous duo be stopped before one says "I do"? (hkcinemagic.om)
Ying Ke-Feng, head of Peerless Manor, is an expert swordsman whose escort business transports 200,000 taels of silver to the capital each year. This year, however, he is afflicted with an infirmity that renders him unable to use his sword. Rather than give up this important commission and let the martial world know of his precarious health he means to entrust the consignment to two young knights in his manor, Hsiang Ting and Yun Piao-Piao. (imdb)
Master Tieh and his band of bounty hunters seek to apprehend four famous robbers...
Zhang Chun is a juvenile delinquent coasting through life with his best friend "Old Master" David and mistress bar girl Mary until one day, he meets a young heiress named Wen Rou...
An undercover marshal wants to arrest famous bandit Kao Pao Tien, and he wants his daughter to help him find the castle where the bandit lives. He mistakes a young lady for Kao Pao Tien's daughter and saves her life while she is in an inn where she met her father's friend, who was Kao Pao Tien's man. She discovers that Kao Pao Tien was her mother's brother-in-law and that he tried to rape her once when he was drunk. (Wu Tang Collection)
A hilarious entanglement of romance among Jeanette Lin Cui, Roy Chiao, Christine Pai Lu-ming and Tien Ching, Ladies First is another light-hearted comedy directed by renowned melodrama specialist Yi Wen, co-starring Linda Lin Dai and Chang Yang. (YesAsia)