Hark Tsui

Hark Tsui

Date of Birth: 15 Feb 1950

Country: China

Biography: Tsui Hark born Tsui Man-kong, is a New Wave film director in Hong Kong and an influential film producer. He is viewed as a major figure in the Golden Age of Hong Kong cinema (typically early 1980s to mid 1990s)... (Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 14 (Actor), 45 (Director), 32 (Writer)

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    Knock Off
    Jean-Claude Van Damme stars in an explosive thriller set in Hong Kong's shady manufacturing scene during the 1997 handover to China. (Sony)
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    Time and Tide
    An exciting thriller with an international cast, Time and Tide takes place in remote comers of the world and features intrigue, a breathless pace and a series of exhilarating action sequences staged with the explosive bravura that has become Tsui's signature. (Columbia Tristar)
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    Twin Dragons
    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)
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    Green Snake
    Two snakes reformed into two beauties. White Snake chose pedagogue Xian Xu as her husband and enjoyed human life... (imdb)
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    Swordsman
    When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it... (imdb)
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    Once Upon a Time in China
    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 (imdb)
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    Once Upon a Time in China II
    In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult... (imdb)
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    Seven Swords
    Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General. (imdb)
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    The King of Chess
    A television programmer reminisces about a chess player during the Cultural Revolution.
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    Zu: Warriors of the Magic Mountain
    Chinese soldiers in an ancient civil war get caught up in a fantastical quest to save the universe. (imdb)
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    Peking Opera Blues
    The movie is set in chaotic 1920's China, when warlords fought each other for power while Sun Yat-Sen's underground movement tried to establish a democratic republic (imdb)
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    Once Upon a Time in China III
    Wong Fei-Hung and sidekick Chung arrive in Peking just as the Empress announces a Lion Dance martial arts contest... (imdb)
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    Zu Warriors
    Among the heaven and the earth exist the Zu's mountain range, where live the immortals of Omei, the highest mountain of Zu... (imdb)
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    Black Mask 2: City of Masks
    The Black Mask must stop a group intent on setting off a DNA bomb that could cause mutations to the human race. (imdb)
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    Double Team
    Counter-terrorist Jack Quinn misses his target, Stavros, on the eve of his final mission. From there, he is sent to "The Colony", a rebirth for presumed-dead assassins. He breaks free from there, and seeks the aid of Yaz, a weapons dealer, for his final battle with Stavros. (imdb)
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    Triangle
    Told in three 30-minute segments, three friends seek out the buried treasure of a mysterious stranger. (imdb)
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    The Master
    A young martial artist travels from China to America to visit his old master. Once in the US he is drawn into a conflict between his master and another disciple.
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    Sam hoi tsam yan
    A scuba diving trip turns into a nightmare when Gao Jing and her boyfriend Guo Dong meet tragedy at sea. Suffering from memory loss after the incident, Gao Jing can't remember what exactly happened in the ocean that day, and all that is recovered of Guo Dong is a headless corpse. Upset that Gao Jing is going ahead with the funeral, Guo Dong's sister Xiao Kai angrily sets out to find her brother's head. Gao Jing looks for closure through therapy but only ends up with more questions and heartache. (yesasia)
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    Die bian
    A journalist attempting to solve a mystery in "Martial World" enlists the aid of a master fighter and a woman named Green Breeze. They go to a mysterious castle where they come across poisonous butterflies and a black-leather-clad killer. (imdb)
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    A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon
    At the end of the Vietnam war, Cheung goes to Saigon, intent on bringing his uncle and cousin back to Hong Kong. In Saigon, Cheung meets beautiful gangleader Chow, and relies on her help for their safe return. A love triangle develops between the cousins and Chow Further complicating matters, Chow's lover Ho, a gang leader, appears Ho deports the cousins, and kills their uncle. (imdb)
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    Neui yan fau pui
    When a plain looking but romantically ambitious girl develops a revolutionary pheromone sticker that makes her irresistible to men, she teams up with two other women to turn the dating world upside down. (www.hkflix.xom)
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    Once Upon a Time in China V
    Brand new epic adventure set during a tumultuous time in China, when left without a leader, the cavalry is attacked by the powerful allies and pirate bands. A martial arts master, Wong Fei-Hong and Aunt Yee return to do battle against these evil forces. (imdb)
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    Di yu wu men
    A secret agent investigates a village that is populated by crazed, inbred cannibals. (imdb)
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    The Big Heat
    Inspector Waipong Wong has to put his life and resignation from the Hong Kong police department on hold to investigate his former partner's mysterious murder. What he and his crack team of three other cops uncover is a plot far more sinister than they originally anticipated. (imdb)
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    The Blade
    After the master of the Sharp Manufacturer saber factory abdicates and appoints On as his successor, On embarks on a quest of revenge to kill the evil flying kung fu master who killed his father.
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    Leung juk
    In 3A.D., during the Eastern Jin Dynasty, parents dress a very pretty, very privileged girl like a boy so she may be educated in a local boarding school. There, she falls in love with a poor, but handsome and industrious young man, but their short love affair ends in disaster. (imdb)
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    Shang Hai zhi yen
    In 1937 Shanghai, a soon-to-depart soldier meets a young woman under a bridge during a Japanese air raid. They vow to meet after the war ends, but they don't each other's name or face. (imdb)
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    Don\
    Three young men, witnesses to an accident, decide to rob the victim.
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    Mad Mission Part 3: Our Man from Bond Street
    A master thief is duped by lookalikes for James Bond and the Queen of England into stealing a valuable gem from a heavily guarded location then must help the police recover it. (imdb)
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    The Banquet
    Film with a weak plot about an businessman trying to clinch a deal for the reconstruction of Kuwait after the Gulf War from a Kuwaiti prince. The climax of the movie is a banquet/dinner at the end featuring cameos by several Hong Kong movie celebrities. (imdb)
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    The Chinese Feast
    Zany antics ensue when the owner of a restaurant accepts a rival's cooking challenge only to have to rely on a washed up master chef who has lost his sense of taste and smell.
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    Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
    An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu. (imdb)
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    I Love Maria
    The Hero Gang is a nasty group of thugs terrorizing Hong Kong with their killer robots, Pioneers 1 and 2. While Pioneer 1 looks like an oridinary robot, Pioneer 2 has been modelled on Maria, the gang's #2 thug. When Pioneer 2 gets damaged during a mission to kill an outcast gang member, an inventor on the police force takes her and changes some of her programming. This new code, plus a few injuries to her logic center, start causing Pioneer 2 to develop her own personality.
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    The Raid
    In Japanese-occupied Manchuria, a group of rebel fighters set up an elaborate scheme to go deep behind enemy lines and destroy a poison gas facility. But they first have to contend with the factory's sadistic commander and Yoshiko Kawashima, the beautiful, legendary spy. (cduniverse.com)
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    The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
    The setting is Ming Dynasty during the reign of Chenghua (1465-1487). The court is controlled by imperial eunuchs who consolidate their power by joining either the East or West Bureaus, organs of oppression and espionage whose in-fighting resembles that of the SA and SS in Nazi Germany. Wan Yulou (Gordon Liu), an enforcer of the East Bureau, is dispatched to execute Can Qianzhi, Minister of Five Armies. (mubi.com)
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    All the Wrong Clues
    In the 40s, a private detective (George Lam) is disturbed by the girlfriend of Al Capone(Karl Maka). She wants to flee with him. (hkcinemagic.com)
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    Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon
    The young Dee Renjie (Mark Chao) arrives in the Imperial Capital, intent to become an officer of the law. Empress Wu (Carina Lau), who is at the start of her reign, has sent the fiery-haired Detective Yuchi (Feng Shaofeng) to investigate a sea monster that stalks the city at night. By chance, both Dee and Yuchi fight off the creature when it attacks a ceremonial procession carrying the beautiful courtesan Yin (Angelababy) to be sacrificed at a temple to appease the Gods.
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    Working Class
    This surprisingly effective comedy wack-fest follows the exploits of three low-income fellows as they struggle to muddle through their dissatisfying lives. Hui is a bachelor who lives with mom and vows never to marry rich. Unfortunately, his new girlfriend Joey Wong is secretly the daughter of a rich instant-noodle magnate. Worse still, Hui finds himself working at her factory with two of his chief rivals. (lovehkfilm.com)
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    Tri-Star
    A priest hears a prostitute's confession, a tale which has a 200,000 HK$ debt as its centerpiece. The prostitute accidentally leaves behind an envelope with her address in the confessional. Concealing his true occupation, the priest rents another room in her apartment and begins to straighten out her life. But then the prostitute starts to fall in love with the priest... (imdb)
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    The Taking of Tiger Mountain
    A story centered around a conflict between a People's Liberation Army squad and a bandit gang in northeast China during the Chinese revolution. (imdb)
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    Hua yue jia qi
    Charlie Young and Nicky Wu are young rivals who find love and resolve together after Wu is killed by an evil gold-digging actress and her bank-robbing buddies (led by the nefarious Ho Ka-Kui). Wu comes back as a ghost, and thanks to a bizarre plot device he and Young are able to enter the past in an attempt to right wrongs, prevent Wu's murder, and generally act silly. (lovehkfilm.com)
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    Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back
    A monk and his three disciples continue on their journey to battle demons.
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    Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
    Detective Dee is forced to defend himself against the accusations of Empress Wu while investigating a crime spree.
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    The Battle at Lake Changjin
    The film tells the story of the battle at Lake Changjin (also known as battle of Chosin Reservoir) in extreme weather conditions. The fight between the United States and China, which took place from November 27 to December 24 in 1950, is regarded as one of the fiercest battles of the Korean War. (FilmAffinity)
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    Chang jin hu zhi shui men qiao
    Sequel to "The Battle at Lake Changjin". Follows the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) soldiers on a new task, and now their battlefield is a crucial bridge on the retreat route of American troops. (imdb)
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