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King Hu
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Country: China

Total Titles at Criticker: 16 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (13) | Writer (12) | Actor (3)
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Painted Skin (1993)
You Feng (Joey Wong) -- a beautiful spirit trapped between heaven and hell -- disguises herself as a painted concubine to escape the torment of the Demon King. While she roams the mortal world, the king wreaks havoc on earth. Her only hopes for freedom come from a learned scholar (Adam Cheng) and a benevolent monk (Sammo Hung). Together, the trio takes on the ultimate evil in this haunting horror fantasy from King Hu. (Netflix)
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Swordsman (1990)
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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All the King
It is about the ailing emperor of China and his ministers' efforts to cure him of his illness. The only doctor who can cure the illness lives in the neighbouring kingdom, so smuggling out takes some effort. The official who allows him to leave wants a painting by a famous painter, so that must be procured as well. The painter won't paint until he sees a certain princess, but she is in mourning and won't leave the house. To make her leave the house, a famous thief must be enlisted ... (imdb)
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Legend of the Mountain (1979)
Ho is a Sung Dynasty scholar who has left his small town to finish a Buddhist sutra in the peace and tranquility of the country. While there, he meets two beautiful young women who compete for his affection. But they turn out to be ghosts in disguise who are not interested in Ho; they want the sutra that he has almost finished. (Netflix)
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Raining in the Mountain (1979)
The film concerns the selection of a new abbot for the Three Treasures Temple. The temple's current abbot invites three esteemed men to help him choose his successor: the worldly Esquire Wen, the fearsome General Wang, and the lay Buddhist master Wu Wai. However, Wen and Wang have arrived with agendas of their own; both men hope to pilfer the temple's copy of a priceless sutra, and have brought along cronies to help them do so. (Cinemastrikesback.com)
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The Valiant Ones (1975)
The Valiant Ones is set during the Ming dynasty in the reign of the emperor Jia Jing whose rule was affected by corruption and the problem of Japanese and local pirates wreaking havoc on the southern coastal regions. A small group of soldiers, under the command of an iconoclastic general, Yu Dayou, are given a special mission to destroy the pirates. The soldiers are joined and aided by a taciturn couple: a sword-fighter (known as the "Whirlwind") and his knight-lady. (Sensesofcinema.com - Stephen Teo)
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The Fate of Lee Khan (1973)
During the Yuan Dynasty in China, the Han people organize and wage a great uprising against their Mongolian oppressors. (allmovie.com)
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A Touch of Zen (1971)
An artist, Ku, lives with his mother near an abandoned fort, reputed to be haunted. One night, investigating strange noises, he meets the beautiful Yang who is living there. She is being pursued by agents of an Imperial noble who have murdered her family. Ku finds himself caught up in her struggle to survive, and many fierce battles take place before all is resolved. Action adventure with a lyrical feel, this is a kung fu film with a strong spiritual element. (imdb)
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Hsi nou ai le (1970)
Four separate stories by four separate directors make up this feature from Taiwan. The first story tells of ghosts, grave-robbers and the rewards for doing a good deed. The second reveals the fate of some larcenous inn-keepers. The third tells a tragic tale of frustrated vengeance. The last concerns a fisherman and ghosts. (Clarke Fountain, Rovi)
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The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go (1970)
An American draft dodger and aspiring writer named Nero Finnigan becomes involved with the notorious Mr. Go, an oriental organized crime mastermind. They conspire to blackmail an American weapons scientist into providing secrets to Mr. Go's organization for resale to the highest bidder. Leo Zimmerman, who is an American CIA agent and James Joyce scholar, then arrives and is charged with recovering the scientist and his work by whatever means necessary. (Wikipedia)
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Dragon Gate Inn (1967)
The first eunuch of the emperor has managed to have a major opponent condemned to death and his family banished from the empire. In order to avoid a revenge of his victims, the eunuch sends his secret police to assassinate the deportees. The ambush is to be carried out at the inn of the Dragon Gate, an isolated place close to the border. The original plan of the secret agents is upset as several unexpected travelers - who prove to be master fencers - arrive at the inn. (IMDB)
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Come Drink with Me (1966)
A ruthless band of thugs kidnaps a young official to exchange for their leader who has been captured. Golden Swallow (Cheng Pei-pei) is sent to take on the thugs and free the prisoner (who is also her brother). Though she is able to handle the overwhelming odds, she is hit by a poison dart and gets help from a beggar who is really a kung-fu master in disguise (Vueh Hua). With his help, she forms a plan to get her brother back. (imdb)
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Sons of Good Earth (1965)
The film begins as He Hua (Le Di, also in "The Love Eterne"), a young girl who has been sold to a brothel, tries to escape and is helped by two painters, Yu Rui (Chen Hou) and Guan Sansheng (Li Kun). After the police close the place down, He Hua and Yu Rui get married and settle into a good, honest life. Their peace is soon shattered by the invasion of the Japanese and the brutal regime which follows. (beyondhollywood.com)
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The Story of Sue San (1964)
An earlier screen classic by King Hu, The Story Of Sue San is adapted from a chapter of the Chinese literature Jing Shi Tong Yan. The story evolves around a pair of star-crossed lovers -- Wang Chin-lung (Chao Lei), the youngest son of the Minister of Administration; and Su San (Betty Loh Ti), the famed prostitute. When Wang had exhausted his fortunes on Su... (Hkflix)
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Liang Shan Bo yu Zhu Ying Tai (1963)
The beautiful Betty Loh Ti plays Zhu Ying Tai, a 17 year old girl who longs to get an education. In order to do this, she has to disguise herself as a boy. (imdb)
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Jiang shan mei ren (1959)
A young emperor is lured by to a foreign land by stories told to him by his tutor.
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