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Jack Kao

Jack Kao

Country: Taiwan

Total Credits at Criticker: 35 (Actor), 1 (Writer)

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    Gatao: The Last Stray (2021)
    A Qing encounters the photographer Xiao Qi at the full moon banquet of the daughter of the big brother Ren Ge at the corner of the Beiguan. They fall in love with each other. But, sadly, they aren't able to stay together at the end. (imdb)
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    Project Gutenberg (2018)
    The Hong Kong police are hunting a counterfeiting gang led by a mastermind code-named "Painter". In order to crack the true identity of him, the police recruits gang member Lee Man to unmask "Painter's" secret identity. (imdb)
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    Two Wrongs Make a Right (2017)
    A couple with conflicting fates make a lot of trouble for each other and finally get along with each other. (imdb)
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    One Night Only (2016)
    After squandering his inheritance, a gambling addict befriends a prostitute who decides to help him find his daughter, while avoiding the local gangsters who want him to repay his debts. (imdb)
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    Chung fung che (2015)
    Big F, who's just gotten out of prison, wastes no time in tracking down his old comrades, picking up bowling alley employee Crazy B, back-alley hairstylist Johnny T and mechanic East L in quick succession. As it turns out, Big F wants to rob a truck transporting dirty money across the Mainland-Hong Kong border, and to do that, the gang's got to pose as police officers. On the day of the heist, the men set off in their minibus-turned-police-vehicle dressed as cops and armed with BB guns. (imdb)
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    Wild City (2015)
    A cop-turned-bar owner befriends a drunken woman at closing hours and finds himself pursued by her former lover and the thugs he employs. The chase turns deadly when the bar owner's deadbeat brother and a suitcase full of cash enter the picture.
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    One Night in Taipei (2015)
    A bachelor who decides to propose to his girlfriend with his mother's ring only to have the ring accidentally knocked into the gutter by a boy. He experiences the crazy nightlife in Taipei and meets many interesting individuals throughout his mission to get the ring back. (The Movie Database)
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    The Crossing 2 (2015)
    A story of three couples and their intertwining love stories set in 1940s Taiwan and Shanghai, centered around the 1949 sinking of Taiping. (imdb)
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    Zombie Fight Club (2014)
    It's the end of the century at a corner of the city in a building riddled with crime - Everyone in the building has turned into zombies. After Jenny's boyfriend is killed in a zombie attack, she faces the challenge of surviving in the face of adversity. In order to stay alive, she struggles with Andy to flee danger. (imdb)
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    My Lucky Star (2013)
    A lonely telephone operator at a Beijing travel agency is caught in a diamond heist and a multinational plot to control a weapon of horrible power. With no skills or training, she assists a handsome undercover spy with stopping the weapon, but can she make him fall in love with her?
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    Zombie 108 (2012)
    A virus gets loose in Taipei. Army and SWAT teams oversee evacuation but in Ximending the gangs don't want the police. They attack the military but when both find themselves under attack by zombies there is an alliance as they try and escape. (Anonymous)
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    Witness (2012)
    Song borrows a sum of money from Ping to run a noodle restaurant with his family. To take over Song's restaurant, Ping raises the interest which is impossible for Song to pay back. Just on the edge of desperation, Song witnesses a hit-and-run traffic accident. By finding out the person to blame, fortune seems to reverse in his favor, until his life gets irreversibly out of control and Song has to face the cruel facts that came upon him. (imdb)
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    Ghosted (2009)
    The unsolved murder of her young Taiwanese lover Ai-ling leaves Hamburg artist Sophie disoriented. Sophie is fascinated at first glance by Mei-li, a young journalist who takes her to visit the famous Taipei night markets. Still mourning her lost lover, she rejects her advances and returns to Hamburg but shortly afterwards Mei-li shows up on her doorstep, unannounced. Sophie takes her in and finally falls for her but she soon realises that her new lover is secretly investigating Ai-ling's death. (imdb)
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    Shinjuku Incident (2009)
    The Chinese migrant communities in Tokyo live shadowy lives. The Japanese neither acknowledge nor welcome them. Steelhead, a tractor repairman from Heilongjian in northern China had decided to take the perilous journey to Tokyo after he lost contact with his girlfriend, who had arrived in the city earlier. Steelhead has come to realize the migrants had to stand united if they wanted to go about their lives without fear of oppression by not only the Japanese underworld but also Chinese gangs. (AsianMediaWiki)
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    Red Nights (2009)
    Carrie is obsessed with the punishments meted out by the first Chinese emperor's Jade Executioner. He tortured his victims by using formidable claws and a poison that provoked ecstatic and mortal pleasure. With the complicity of her lover, she explores extraordinary sadistic perversions and dreams of bringing the Jade Executioner's legend back to life by getting her hands on the evil poison. Catherine, a Frenchwoman, then appears on the scene. (mubi.com)
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    Silver Medalist (2009)
    An action-adventure story focused on the lives of express deliverymen, traffic cops and lonely beauties. (imdb)
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    Parking (2008)
    An innocent man is drawn into a crazy night of adventure and intrigue when he becomes entangled in someone else's misfortunes. (HKFlix)
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    Liu lang shen gou ren (2007)
    This is a rhapsody of Gods, men, and dogs down and out together. A meandering truck full of gods gets mixed up with a cast of outcasts whose lives gradually entwine with each other. Yellow Bull, the owner of the truck, travels around giving shelter to deserted god statues yet can't afford to have his artificial leg fixed. Biung, an alcoholic aboriginal, transports top-class peaches between a remote village and Taipei city yet finds himself less valued than even a peach. (imdb)
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    Gu lian hua (2005)
    Yuanfang lost her love, Wubao, in Shanghai during the civil war. Years later, in Taiwan, she meets Juan Juan who just like Wubao is a singer. Memories and emotions from the past haunts her as she tries to make up to Juan Juan for what she never could do for Wubao.
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    Reflections (2005)
    A couple is torn by conflicting emotions in this drama from filmmaker Yao Hung-i. Jin (Oy Gin) and Mi (Nikki Shie) are two women living in Taiwan who have been lovers for some time; Jin is a singer in a rock band who suffers from severe mood swings and has been suffering from a fractured relationship with her mother (Lu Yi-ching), while Mi is the more sedate and level-headed of the couple. (All Movie Guide)
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    Throw Down (2004)
    A former judo champion quits the tournament cirucit and runs a nightclub. However, when a new challenger appears as well as an old rival and a judo master in need of reviving his school, the young man must go back in training and prepare for the ultimate challenge. (imdb)
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    Millennium Mambo (2001)
    The remarkable Shu Qi stars as Vicky, a lost soul who hangs out partying with her friends, smoking nonstop, and dancing and flirting. She lives with Hao-Hao (Tuan Chun-hao), but he doesn't seem to excite her anymore, so she starts seeing an older gangster, Jack (Jack Kao), although the depth of the relationship is left purposely ambiguous. Although Vicky wants to be a free spirit, she is battling demons that cast dark shadows over her somewhat meaningless existence. (Rotten Tomatoes)
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    A Chance to Die (2000)
    When a couple of Japanese drug dealers operating in Taiwan are killed by hot heads from a rival local gang, the girlfriend of one of the victims arrives in the country determined to get revenge on his killers.
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    Time and Tide (2000)
    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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    Moonlight Express (1999)
    Hitomi is a young woman whose world seems to come to an end when her fiancee Tatsuya is killed in a car accident. But she soon runs into an undercover cop who is Tatsuya's dead ringer, and the pair are forced to flee together to China... (HKFlix)
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    Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
    Shanghai, the 1880s, four elegant brothels (flower houses): each has an auntie (the madam), a courtesan in her prime, older servants, and maturing girls in training (imdb)
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    Full Alert (1997)
    Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. (imdb)
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    Goodbye South, Goodbye (1996)
    This Film explores the world of small-time crime in the present-day suburban backwaters of Taipei.It follows the luckless entrepreneurial ventures of Kao (Jack Kao) and his misfit cohort Flat Head (Lim Giong). A non-stop schemer, Kao devises a plan to raise money by trading subsidized pigs to the government for cash. The ruse works, but when the temperamental Flat Head antagonizes the wrong people, the two find themselves caught up in a dangerous game of corrupt politics.(tigercinema.com)
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    Good Men, Good Women (1995)
    Intended as the concluding film in the trilogy on the modern history of Taiwan began with Beiqing Chengshi (1989)... (imdb)
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    In the Heat of Summer (1994)
    Five cops work and get on each other's nerves during a hot summer. Tak is a gambler, too much so for his girlfriend to risk marriage. Daddy, a single father, is harsh with his son who reminds him of the woman who abandoned them. Monk is mercurial, talkative, a show-off. Kong, a steady family man, keeps the peace. Sam is new, hoping to fit in and make it as a cop. (imdb)
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    What Price Survival? (1994)
    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)
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    Ming Ghost (1993)
    Yuan, Chonglu door magistrate's wife to the husband, because of sexual desire and dissatisfaction with the people of adultery, after being found was "riding wooden donkey" lethal torture. The magistrate's infant daughter Ah Ying (Joey Wang) is betrothed to the Wu Feng Yun. A newlywed husband Martial infant and a half months, to return home to visit Edie magistrate. Lovers in a tree halfway lots of rest. (imdb)
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    Peony Birds (1990)
    Explores the relationship of a mother and daughter, both of whom are embittered by their lives. (mubi.com)
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    A City of Sadness (1989)
    Hsiao-hsien's landmark epic uses the story of a single family to reflect the most chaotic period in Taiwan's history: four years that witness the end of Japanese occupation, mass migrations from the mainland, and the rise of martial law.
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    Daughter of the Nile (1987)
    This is a compelling Taiwanese drama about a wistful schoolgirl (Yang Lin) who is peripherally involved in a teen-aged crime ring. She escapes from the harshness of her surrounding reality by reading her favorite comic book, Daughter of the Nile. Despite its inherent whimsical nature, the film is a straight-on look at urban decay in modern Taiwan.
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