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Tony Chiu-Wai Leung
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Date of Birth: Jun 27, 1962

Country: China

Biography: Tony Leung Chiu Wai was born in Hong Kong on 27 June 1962. He and his younger sister were raised by their mother after his father left them. In 1982, after passing the training courses of TVB, Tony became a TV actor and became famous for his comedy style in such TV shows as Lu ding ji (1983) or Jue dai shuang jiao (1979). However, he didn't limit himself to television and began showing his versatility in films like Sha shou hu die meng (1989) and Bei qing cheng shi (1989).

Total Titles at Criticker: 73 - You've Seen 0

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Monster Hunt 2 (2018)
The story continues with Wuba after he parts way with his human parents Tian and Lan for his own journey. Peace has not been restored in the monster world after the death of the evil monster king.
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Europe Raiders (2018)
The rivalry between two bounty hunters intensifies as they both attempt to track down a destructive device known as the "Hand of God." (imdb)
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Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait (2016)
Somewhere deep in a forest of Bhutan, there is a gathering every twelve years of men and women chosen by the Old Man to enjoy a few days of anonymity. Masked silhouettes participate in rituals, performances and dances. Faceless, the men and the women allow themselves to be lascivious, playful and daring. One man attends this event for the first time and enters the experience like a new born. (imdb)
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See You Tomorrow (2016)
A young woman falls in love with married painter Ma Li, whose wife is unfaithful to him. (imdb)
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The Grandmaster (2013)
The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee. (imdb)
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Final Cut: Ladies & Gentlemen (2012)
A film where anything can happen - the hero and the heroine changes their faces, age, look, names, and so on. The only same thing: the LOVE between man and woman... in an archetypical love story cut from 500 classics from all around the world.
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The Silent War (2012)
An espionage thriller set in the 1950s and adapted from the novel "Year Suan/Plot Against" by May Jia. Tony Leung Chiu Wai plays a blind man who works for a piano tuner. He is recruited for a spy mission because of his exceptional hearing. (imdb)
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The Great Magician (2011)
Hong Kong drama about a mysterious magician Zhang Xian (Tony Leung) and his covert plan to eliminate Lei Danju (Lau Ching Wan), a warlord who wishes to entice Zhang's fiancé. When the true mastermind behind Lei's dastardly intentions is revealed, Zhang must utilise his ultimate trick. (flicks.co.nz)
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Red Cliff II (2009)
In the early third century, the land of Wu is invaded by the warlord Cao Cao and his million soldiers. The ruler of Wu, Sun Quan, calls on the rival warlord Liu Bei for help, but their two armies are still badly outnumbered. However, the Wu strategist Zhou Yu sees that Cao Cao's army is unused to battling on the sea, which may just give them a chance if they can exploit this weakness properly. (imdb)
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Ashes of Time Redux (2008)
A broken-hearted hit man moves to the desert where he finds skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings.
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Tiles of Deception, Lurid Affections: The Making of
Short documentary of the making of Lust, Caution
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Red Cliff (2008)
In the early third century, the land of Wu is invaded by the warlord Cao Cao and his million soldiers. The ruler of Wu, Sun Quan, calls on the rival warlord Liu Bei for help, but their two armies are still badly outnumbered. However, the Wu strategist Zhou Yu sees that Cao Cao's army is unused to battling on the sea, which may just give them a chance if they can exploit this weakness properly. (imdb)
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Lust, Caution (2007)
Shanghai, 1942. Japan's World War II occupation of this Chinese city continues in force. Mrs. Mak, a woman of sophistication and means, walks into a café, places a phone call, and then sits and waits. She remembers how her story began several years earlier, in China in 1938... (Focus Features)
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Confession of Pain (2006)
A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father. (imdb)
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Seoul Raiders (2005)
In this sequel to "Tokyo Raiders", wisecracking, kung-fu-fighting spy/private eye Lam jets off to Seoul, South Korea with a bevy of gorgeous assistants to pursue the thief of a valuable money-counterfeiting plate. Once again, sundry chases, brawls, and double-crosses ensue against a gorgeous jetsetting urban backdrop. (imdb)
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2046 (2004)
Picking up where "In the Mood for Love" left off, 2046 is a visually seductive reverie of memory and regret, refracted through a serial womanizer's experiences with six women. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Infernal Affairs III (2003)
Ten months after the murder of Yan (Tony Leung), Ming (Andy Lau)is relegated to the backseat of mundane office work, pending internal investigation. Meanwhile, a new star, Yeung (Leon Lai), has emerged in the police force. His meteoric rise mirrors Ming's very own before Yan's death... (imdb)
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My Lucky Star (2003)
Yip has never had much luck with men, despite her good looks. She contacts feng shui expert Lai to help improve her luck, but Lai's feng shui rival secretly works behind the scenes to undo all Lai's work. A fierce feng shui battle ensues! (HKflix)
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1:99 Shorts (2003)
Shorts made by 11 directors in order to fight against the SARS epidemy that occurred in China and Hong Kong in 2003. The shorts were produced by the Information Service Departement of the ... (imdb)
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Chinese Odyssey 2002 (2002)
A gamine royal princess evades the palace guard and hooks up with the rowdy owner of an inn and his eccentric sister in this exceptionally broad lampoon of wuxia epics and wistful romantic melodramas.
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Prison on Fire: Preacher (2002)
In this latest chapter of the PRISON ON FIRE saga, Fung, a gang leader sentenced to life imprisonment, gradually turns to religion. With the help of the prison's priest, Fung begins to preach to his fellow cellmates. But the toughest skeptic turns out to be his own son, who is now in the same prison. (themoviedb)
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Hero (2002)
The time: two thousand years ago. The place: the violent dawn of the Qin dynasty. The story: the soon-to-be First Emperor of China is on the brink of conquering a war-torn land. Three opponents are determined to assassinate him and one loyal subject stands in their way. (Miramax)
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Infernal Affairs (2002)
A tightly wound thriller which centers on two Hong Kong police officers - one a gang mole on the force and the other an undercover cop in the gang - who share the same objectives and who find their destinies intertwined in this high-octane police actioner. (Miramax)
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Cause: The Birth of Hero (2002)
The movie follows director Zhang Yimou as he is preparing to make the movie Hero. (imdb)
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Love Me, Love My Money (2001)
The story in "Love Me, Love My Money" is multi-millionaire Richard Ma (played by Tony Leung) returning to Hong Kong from New York and hooks up with his long time friend Tom (played by Ka Tung Lam). Richard breaks up with his money-obsessed girlfriend and she cleans out his apartment and managed to block all of his credit cards and report his ID card stolen, effectively rendering Richard stuck without money. Richard is a super stingy person and tries to save money everywhere he can, and being... (imdb)
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Fighting for Love (2001)
Deborah (Sammi Cheng) is a tough modern businesswoman whose primary traits seem to be chain smoking and bullying her colleagues. While going to the hospital one day to visit her sister, she manages to sideswipe Chiang Tung Choi's (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) car; seeing this she immediately drives off. (Wikipedia)
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Chow Mo-wan rents a room in a Hong Kong apartment building. It's sheer coincidence that he moves in the same day that Su Li-zhen moves in next door. They never have a real conversation until Mr. Chow realizes that their respective spouses are having an affair. This discovery shocks both of them. Mr. Chow, feeling hurt and wishing to understand how the affair happened, begins finding excuses to spend time with Mrs. Chan. (USA Films)
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Healing Hearts (2000)
Intended as the pilot for a an E.R.-style medical drama set in Hong Kong, Healing Hearts features Tony Leung as Lawrence, a doctor whose personal life has been left in shambles after the tragic hit-and-run death of his wife. As Lawrence sets off to find the driver and bring him to justice, one of his colleagues finds himself distracted by a beautiful coma patient. Healing Hearts was directed by Gary Tang and features Leung Chiu-Wai, Michelle Reis, Kenny Bee, Stephen Fung, and Jackie Lui. (rottentomatoes)
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Tokyo Raiders (2000)
After Ken misses his wedding in Las Vegas, his angry girlfriend returns to Hong Kong to find him, but instead finds their interior designer and a bunch of Yazuka thugs. What's happened to her fiancée?
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Gorgeous (1999)
A young Tawianese/Mandarin girl finds a bottle which makes her go to Hong Kong to meet a guy named Albert... (imdb)
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Timeless Romance (1998)
Yut Lo becomes a court Advisor, pursued by a goofy general (Bobby Yip). The lovely So Kwan becomes a (male) general, whom Lo tries to woo, initially without success. The gun-happy young couple, a kind-of Bonnie and Clyde, GiGi and Fred, together with a wacky former star actress and a temple caretaker, help Lo to set events to lead to the death of the dangerously mad Master Kwan, whose soul will then guide them all back to 1998. (hkcinemagic.com)
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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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Your Place or Mine! (1998)
Your Place or Mine! explores the difficulties of finding true love in the modern Hong Kong setting via the encounters of two advertising executives, Wai and Patrick. Wai is a faithful guy who often falls for the girl that he grooms. However he is often dumped by them once they found fame and someone better than him. (imdb)
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The Longest Nite (1998)
While a gang war is developing, Macao cop Sam (Tong Leung Chiu-wai) takes on a gunman in a restaurant where bald Tony (Lau Ching-wan) is eating. After Sam goes to a mobster's restaurant where an informant is tortured, he finds a headless corpse in his apartment. Then a nightclub owner is murdered, and Sam moves fast to find the killer in an effort to prevent the gang war from escalating. However, he gets a full dose of action after he pins the crime on Tony. (allmovie.com)
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Chinese Midnight Express (1997)
The film deals with police corruption inside and outside prison and how this affects the lives of the prisoners and their loved ones. The prison scenes are filmed in washed out colours as we are shown the cruelty and sadism of life inside, whilst the family scenes are shown in vibrant colours especially the nightclub scenes The story is your standard one of a man falsely accused trying to survive amongst the dregs of society. (imdb)
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Zui jia pai dang zhi: Zui jie pai dang (1997)
The band of thieves rage across Hong Kong again is this comedy remake /reboot of the black-humour Aces series. (lostinlodos)
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Happy Together (1997)
Yiu-Fai and Po-Wing arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong and take to the road for a holiday. Something is wrong and their relationship goes adrift... (imdb)
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War of the Under World (1996)
Herman Yau Lau-to spins this goo wak jai gangster yarn featuring Tony Leung Chiu-wai. The film opens with a gangland fight that breaks out at a screening of Young and Dangerous 3 -- which also happened to be made by this film's producers. During the fight, bumptious gangster Siu-chun (Jordan Chan Siu-chan) from the Hung Hing clan is about to be clobbered by Scum (Ngai Sing), a thug from the rival Tong Sheng gang, when he is saved by celebrated street fighter Hong Fei (Leung)... (allmovie.com)
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Doctor Mack (1995)
Busy Hong Kong film star Tony Leung headlines as the brilliant doctor Lau Mack in this appealing comedy-drama from writer/producer/director Lee Chi-ngai, based on a popular Japanese manga novel. Dr. Mack's practice is set in the Hong Kong red-light district, but this rather humbling fact belies his immense talent. Dr. Mack once worked with Dr. Roger Jaw (Alex To), who is considered to be the nation's best surgeon and is being considered for chairman of his hospital's board of directors. (allrovi.com)
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Cyclo (1995)
A young man who struggles through life by earning some money with his bicycle-taxi in Saigon (Ho-Chi-Min-City) gets contact to a group of criminals... (imdb)
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Heaven Can
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai is Fung, a con artist who has this thing against God. Since childhood, he's worked scams because he's never believed in the existence of a higher being. His latest con involves fake psychic Che (Bowie Lam), and they're both successful. However, Che's ego is too much for Fung, so Fung walks in hopes of a bigger score. (lovehkfilm.com)
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Ashes of Time (1994)
Ou-yang Feng (Leslie Cheung) lives in the middle of a desert, where he acts as a middle man to various swordsmen in ancient China... (imdb)
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The Returning (1994)
Chung has a book project that will make his career in publishing: a collector's edition of the work of Siu Lau, a reclusive woman who died mysteriously in 1949. (imdb)
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Chungking Express (1994)
Wong Kar-Wai's movie about two love-struck cops is filmed in impressionistic splashes of motion and color (imdb)
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Always Be the Winners (1994)
Third Master Sha (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) is a descendant of a powerful gambling family who must battle Yam Tin Sau (Ekin Cheng), the descendant of the rival gambling family to save his family's name. In order to win, Hui hires the China King of Gamblers Hui Man Long (Tony Leung Ka-fai) for help. (themoviedb)
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Butterfly Sword (1993)
Dynamo Michelle Khan stars as a loyalist who attempts to keep the King's empire from being overthrown by a revolutionary group. Top fight action. (imdb)
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Feng chen san xia (1993)
Different personalities of three bachelors provide them with three different stories to tell. Tom is torn between a material girl and a prostitute. Dick is a womanizer and eventually gets hurt by his only regular lover. Hairy stumbles along the road of love and is forced to question his own sexuality on the way to finding his dream lover. (imdb)
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The Magic Crane (1993)
On his way to a congress of kung fu masters, an initiate falls from a high cliff, only to be rescued by lovely Tien Lam, who rides a huge crane. The rest of the movie features a battle between warring martial arts factions, an equally fierce rivalry between the two daughters of the Crane Master, the accidental empowerment of an unprincipled master after having eaten half of a secret scroll, a battle with an immense tortoise whose spleeny vapors save a group of poisoned swordsmen... (imdb)
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End of the Road (1993)
The Sergeant of the Anti-communist National Army Tang, was captured in a Burmese-Communist war. He came across Fan Lun (Tony Leung) and Ya Din. The three people fled to Army He Zhi-jian. At that time Tai Bei Communist came to power and He's army was forced to set off to fight against the communists. He's army won the Pyrrhic's victory and Ya Din died in the battle. After He's army successfully went to Tai Bei Communist Army's place, their prior mission was to kill Commander Lou. (hkcinemagic.com)
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The Eagle Shooting Heroes (1993)
A parody of Louis Cha's novel The Eagle Shooting Heroes (thats the literal translation). (imdb)
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Hero: Beyond the Boundary of Time (1993)
No one but the truly destined queen could cure the illness of Emperor Hong Hei, but the queen was not born at that time! That was why Wai Siu Bo, the best friend of the emperor, had to go beyond the limit of time, from Qing Dynasty to Hong Kong! (hkmdb.com)
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Hard Boiled (1992)
A tough as nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew.
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Lucky Encounter (1992)
A villain Chan, kidnaps his little nephew Bou, but eventually kills the little boy, leaving both his spirit and the ransom in the house. After failing to get the ransom out of the house several times, which is installed with advanced alert system, Chan hires Wong, who used to be a thief king, to make it for him. Wong then dispatches his son Fatty and Wai, both of whom are interested in electronic science and technology, to go to the house, but they are fooled by Bou. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Don
A gangster and a broker change jobs. (letterboxd)
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Fantasy Romance (1991)
Shing (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) is a artist draws his dream girl Ching Ching (Joey Wang) in a comic strip, When he gets into an accident she is thrown into the real world. (imdb)
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The Royal Scoundrel (1991)
Beach Boy (Tong Leung) and Mrs. Chow (Ng Mang Tat) have been partners in police force for years. While investigating a case involving fake money, Beach Boy met Ah Yuk (Wu Chien Lien) whose step-father was one of the members and was arrested by him. Ah Yuk was alone in Hong Kong and Beach boy fell in love with her. Beach Boy's superior, Inspector Lee Nam (Lee Chi Hung) who appears to be honest is actually one of the Taiwanese group. He set up Beach Boy and Mrs Chow. He also courted Ah Yuk... (imdb)
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Love Unto Waste (1991)
An atmospheric moral drama about four young, disaffected Hong Kong singles whose cavalier, bored outlook on life crumbles under the weight of two tragedies--a murder, and the terminal illness of one, a police detective (Chow Yun-Fat). (mubi.com)
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The Tigers (1991)
Cops find their careers and their lives in jeopardy when they spend a gangster's bribe money after releasing him from custody during a drug bust.
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The Banquet (1991)
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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A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Basically a retread of the first movie, in which the evil Tree Spirit is back with yet another ghost played by Joey Wong. The Swordsman Yen and Leslie Cheung characters are replaced by a Buddhist Abbot and disciple (Tony Leung). Jacky Cheung also pops up again, this time as a money-grabbing swordsman with a neat bag of tricks. (imdb)
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Days of Being Wild (1990)
In 1960's Hong Kong, a young man struggles to find a place for love in his life.
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Bullet in the Head (1990)
When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.
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My Heart Is That Eternal Rose (1989)
An impossible love, reached by an fortuite event. With this cards over the table, the movie goes into a roller coaster of emotions, touching in a very realistic way (as we are used to) and driving us into the world of the triads. (imdb comments)
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Seven Warriors (1989)
A modern, boisterous updating of "The Magnificent Seven" and "The Seven Samurai" by way of "Beach of the War Gods," as terrified Chinese villagers recruit brave mercenary warriors to defend against maurauding Japanese invaders. (fareastflix.com)
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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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I Love Maria (1988)
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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Happy Go Lucky (1987)
Tony Leung plays Wai, an apple polisher working in a finance company co-managed by Ma and Kang, both being brothers. Kang is the good brother, Ma, the bad one. Wai tries to set Kang up with Mina to prevent Ma from getting her, but Kang likes Jackie, especially after saving her from prostitution. Wai later reveals to Kang that he likes Mina, but is afraid Kang will be angry with him, besides the feelings between Mina and him are mutual. (imdb)
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People
Two young street punks Sai and Boney tries to rob a bank, at the same time, a cold-blooded and brutal criminal Sunny Koo also steps into the scene. Tensions develops between the three parties - Sai and Boney, Sunny, and the cops outside the bank. (amazon)
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The Lunatics (1986)
A psychiatrist donates his time to help the mentally ill street people of Hong Kong. A reporter who hears about his activities accompanies him on his rounds. (imdb)
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The Yangs
Hong Kong miniseries based on a series of novels and plays titled Generals of the Yang Clan. The series is a grand production, starring the all of the Top Actors and Actresses of TVB at the time. (mydramalist)
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The Duke of Mount Deer (1984)
It is the early years of the Manchu (Qing) empire and the new Emperor (Andy Lau) needs all the help he can get from Tony Leung. Tony plays a double-dealing rogue who is never quite sure whose side he is really on, the Manchu emperor, or the Ming loyalists who want China to be ruled by the Chinese. Literal English title is "The Duke of Mountain Deer". (imdb)
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Police Cadet (1984)
Police Cadet '84 was a TV series which included such stars in TVB as Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, and notably, Carina Lau. The story centered on a couple of young "cadets" in the Police Cadet School. Tragedy, romance, conflicts, and intrigues were featured. The series was immediately followed by a sequels titled "New Police Cadet '85" and "New Police Cadet '88". Both sequels stars Tony Leung. (The Movie Database)
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Crossroads - Strayed (1983)
A young adolescent man (Tony Leung) gets into a scuffle with some local punks and things escalate into a crime. With his single mother ailing from a sickness, the young man contemplates turning himself in at the cost of leaving his mother. (YouTube)
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