Fallen Petals

Airs: Sun, 6 May
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Chang Mei-yao, Ko Chun-hsiung, Ou Wei, Chu Ching

Taiwan’s glamorous onscreen couple, Ko Chun-hsiung and Chang Mei-yao, star in this unique World War II romance. When a Chinese man living in Japan-occupied Taiwan is drafted into the military, he leaves his pregnant and unmarried mistress behind. When he is presumed dead, she becomes a cabaret singer and gradually descends to the likes of prostitution. When he returns, will the couple be able to finally find happiness?

Lady Jade Locket

Airs: Sun, 13 May
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Li Li-hua, Li Ching

One of Shaw's greatest period directors, Yen Chun, directs this star-studded saga of impossible love, jealousy and ghostly haunting. Lady Jade Locket tells the story of Lady Jade Locket (Li Ching) who loses her life after killing a man to save her father. Years later, youngster Yan Yuwei (the ever radiant Li Li-hua) finds himself hiding in an old library while on the run. At night, he is confronted with the spirit of Lady Jade Locket, who has returned to her family home, and the two fall in love.

Tales Of Larceny

Airs: Sun, 20 May
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Tsung Hua, Hsia Ping, Liu Tan

Connecting all the antics of bosses, monks, beggars, and thieves is the slippery and sinuous efforts of three pickpockets so adept at their chosen skill that they can even trick three beauties of their underwear without missing a step.

The Warlord And The Actress

Airs: Sun, 27 May
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Julie Yeh Fung, Landi Chang, Chin Han

In this tragic romance directed by legendary director Chang Cheh, the story of a revered singer, whose beauty and talent attracts the unwanted advances of a lecherous warlord, is told.

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HEROES FROM SHAOLIN

Every Thursday
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Rediscover the power of Shaolin Kung Fu by watching martial arts classics from the Shaw Brothers Studio every Thursday this month!

Return To The 36th Chamber

Airs: Thu, 10 May
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Gordon Liu, Wang Lung-wei, Chen Szu-chia

This innovative follow-up to the classic “The 36th Chamber of Shaolin” shows the Liu brothers at their best, with director Liu Chia-liang transporting Liu Chia-hui back to the Ching Dynasty with some new kung-fu tricks up his sleeves.

The Deadly Duo

Airs: Sun, 3 Jun
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: David Chiang, Ti Lung, Ku Feng

Uniting three of the biggest names of the Shaw Bros era, Ti Lung, David Chiang & director Chang Cheh, THE DEADLY DUO is a rip-roaring martial-arts masterpiece of unbridled heroism. When a handsome Prince is taken captive and guarded by a martial arts master, it's up to two powerful patriots to fight overwhelming odds to pull off the impossible: rescue the royal son and get out of the Chin stronghold alive.

The Lady Assassin

Airs: Sun, 10 Jun
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Norman Chu, Leanne Liu

Ambitious Prince Four (Leanne Yung) attempts to kill the heir (Mok Siu-chung), but he's rescued by aide Tseng Tsing (Hsu Shao-chiang), setting the scene for a gripping action drama.

Pursuit Of Vengeance

Airs: Sun, 17 Jun
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Ti Lung, Liu Yung, Shih Szu, Derek Yee

Kung Fu legend Ti Lung stars in the action movie as Fu Xue Hong, embarking on a epic journey of revenge for his father.

Rape of the Sword

Airs: Sun, 24 Jun
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Li Li-hua, Li Ching, Chiao Chuang

Heroine Li Li-hua stars as a swordswoman out to avenge her husband and reclaim his "Green Sword", the sharpest blade in the world.

Descendant of the Sun

Airs: Thu, 5 Jul
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Derek Yee, Cherrie Chung, Ku Kwan-Chung

Derek Yee is a magic solar baby sent Earthbound by a benevolent god, raised by an old carpenter, has martial art superpowers and "green kryptonite" loses them during solar eclipses. That's when the evil baby counterpart shows up. Demon-paced martial arts action by Jackie Chan's kung-fu classmates Yuan Pin and Yuen Hua compliments Toho Studio style special optical effects.

The Weird Man

Airs: Thu, 12 Jul
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Cheng Tien-chi, Chao Kuo, Huang Min-yi

This bizarre adaptation of the Chinese literary classic “Romance of the Three Kingdoms” by famous director Chang Cheh’s is about a heroic “swords-ghost” who wreaks havoc against one of the corrupt kingdoms.

Na Cha the Great

Airs: Thu, 19 Jul
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Fu Sheng, Lu Ti, Fung Ko-an

Chang Cheh's classic adaptation of the popular fantasy stars Fu Sheng in his signature role as legendary super-teen Na Cha, reincarnated to save his people from an evil emperor.

The Mermaid

Airs: Thu, 26 Jul
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Ivy Ling Po, Li Ching

In this spectacular Chinese variation of The Little Mermaid, a carp transforms into a fairy who resembles our hero's lady love. Their only hope for true love lies with the Goddess of Mercy.

Let’s Make Laugh

Airs: Thu, 8 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Kenny Bee, Cecilia Yip, Chan Friend, Anita Mui

“Let’s Make Laugh” is an award-winning 1980’s comedy starring Kenny Bee, Cecilia Yip, Chan Friend and Anita Mui. When a young housewife’s (Cecilia Yip) debt-ridden, philandering husband leaves her with a mountain of debt, a security guard (Kenny Bee) is hired by the government to guard the assets, but begins falling for her instead.


HK Film Awards: 1983 Best Actress (Cecilia Yip), Best Screenplay (Alfred Cheung)

The Casino

Airs: Fri, 16 Feb
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Lily Ho, Yueh Hua, Chin Feng

After being separated for many years, two lovers meet in a possibly mythical "Lucky Casino" and vow to rid the establishment of the corrupt military generals, criminals and extortionists!

Let's Make Laugh II

Airs: Sun, 11 Feb
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Joey Wang, Derek Yee, Paul Chun

Bodyguard Ah Sun is sent to protect his boss' son, only to meet and fall in love with his mistress, the gorgeous Joey. As the love blossoms between the two, the powerful boss finds out and all hell breaks loose!

Mr. Virgin

Airs: Sun, 25 Feb
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Alfred Chang, Chen Wen-ya, Liang Yun-hsin

Mr. Virgin is a romantic comedy about a 29-year-old man who becomes paranoid when a Feng Shui expert tells him it will be unlucky for him to marry before the age of thirty… So of course comical chaos follows the days leading up to his birthday!

Crazy Shaolin Disciples

Airs: Sun, 4 Feb
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Gordon Liu, Wang Yu, Lo Mang

Three young kung-fu warriors from wildly different backgrounds become students of Shaolin at the same temple. These three warriors are: Royal Guard Lo Lieh, fleeing soldier, Lo Meng, and villager, Wang Yu.

Whatever You Want

Airs: Mon, 19 Feb
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Anita Yuen, Bowie Wu, Christy Chung

Lovable Anita Yuen stars as an illegitimate daughter who gets 3 wishes from a genie, leading to much hilarity in this charming fantasy comedy.

How to Choose a Royal Bride

Airs: Sun, 18 Feb
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Derek Yee, Joey Wang, Wang Yu

An outrageous princess (Joey Wang) runs away from a blind-marriage with the emperor (Derek Yee), whom she falls for after they meet…

Double Bliss

Airs: Sat, 17 Feb
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Liang Hsing-po, Ching Li, Chin Feng

Double Bliss tells the story of two students who fall in love and want to wed, but there is one small snag: their parents don't agree! The two ingenious lovebirds come up with what they think is a foolproof plan...They play dead!

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CELESTIAL VIP – HUI YING HUNG

Every Thursday
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Catch Hong Kong award-winning actress Kara Hui Ying Hung in four classic features from her amazing career every Thursday night on CELESTIAL CLASSIC MOVIES!

The Brain Stealers

Airs: Sun, 14 Jan
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Lily Ho, Peter Chen, Betty Ting

Scientist Li Chung-hua invents a chemical capable of accelerating the growth of plants, and humans. Not surprisingly, agents of world powers vie to get hold of this revolutionary invention.

The Generation Gap

Airs: Sun, 28 Jan
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Agnes Chen, David Chiang, Ti Lung

Director Chang Cheh and actors Ti Lung & David Chiang give Shaw Bros a contemporary facelift with this gangster melodrama revealing the painful experiences of today's youth.

Emperor Chien Lung and the Beauty

Airs: Sun, 21 Jan
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Anthony Lau, Helen Poon

One of the most respected, long-lived and powerful emperors in Chinese history, Chien Lung, travels to one of the most scholarly cities in China incognito, and there he indulges his interest in gambling and a certain courtesan.

Susanna

Airs: Sun, 7 Jan
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Li Ching, Kwan Shan

Li Ching stars as Susanna, a beautiful singer who’s youthful exuberance is given free rein until she discovers that she has a brain tumor…

My Young Auntie

Airs: Thu, 1 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Lau Kar Leung, Kara Hui, Gordon Liu

Martial arts master Lau Kar Leung directs and stars in this beloved kung-fu comedy as the psychotic nephew-by-marriage of the gutsy Kara Hui, which features a show-stopping finale.

HK Film Awards: 1981 Best Actress (Kara Hui)


The Illegal Immigrant

Airs: Thu, 15 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Ching Yung-cho, Wu Fu-sheng, Liao Chung-yu

A gritty, realistic Chinatown tale about the life of an illegal immigrant who went through a sham marriage is indebted to thugs in this critically-acclaimed film.

HK Film Awards: 1985 Best Director (Mabel Cheung)

Love With The Perfect Stranger

Airs: Thu, 22 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Derek Yee, Pauline Wong

Wang Hsiao-feng plays a pregnant student who marries a sympathetic, equally heartbroken passer-by on impulse. One thing after another occurs until the couple achieves an unexpected, yet completely satisfying and happy ending.


HK Film Awards: 1985 Best Actress (Pauline Wong), Best Screenplay (Jamie Luk & Charles Tang)

The Twin Bracelets

Airs: Thu, 29 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Chan Tak-yong , Winnie Lau , Kwok Chun-on , Michael Tao

Hsiu (Winnie Lau) is the girl willing to grow up while Hui Hua (Chan Tak-yong) is the obsessive girl who willingly steps on the road, but has to decide whether to bring her childhood friend with her.

HK Film Awards: 1990 Best Original Film Song (sang by Anita Mui)

The Dragon Missile

Airs: Sun, 4 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Lo Lieh, Liu Yung, Yen Nan-hsi

The star of the internationally popular “Flying Guillotine”, Lo Lieh, returns to star in this exciting action movie packed full of spectacular weapons! When a martial artist (Lo Lieh) embarks on a journey to recover a special elixir, he must use his unique flying boomerang edged with blades known as the Dragon Missile, to complete his mission.

Duel of Fist

Airs: Sun, 11 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: David Chiang, Ti Lung, Chin Li, Liu Lan-ying

Thai boxing as well as Chinese kung-fu is on view in Duel Of Fists, another triumph for the "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and stars David Chiang and Ti Lung. David Chiang plays the head of a Hong Kong boxing institute who journeys to Bangkok in search of his lost brother, identifiable by a special tattoo. There he meets a young Thai-Chinese boxer, played by Ti Lung, who might or might not be his sibling.

Executioners from Shaolin

Airs: Sun, 18 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Chen Kuan-tai, Wang Yue

Film lovers and critics went out of their way to praise this Liu Chia-liang version of the Shaolin destruction and revenge epic. Many called it the preeminent kung-fu director's best and certainly his greatest on the theme of history, martial arts, and family. Little wonder, since, beyond the Shaolin story, it also shows how Liu's own family style of kung-fu, Hung Fist, was created.

Full Moon Scimitar

Airs: Sun, 25 Mar
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Derek Yee, Lisa Wang, Wang Yung, Ming Lam

A talented young swordsman is brought to the edge of suicide when he encounters his first defeat in life. In his despair, he comes across a beautiful woman, daughter of the head of a mysterious sect. But will this encounter and his thirst for supremacy lead him onto a path of selfish rampage of violence?

The Heroic Ones

Airs: Thu, 5 Apr
10PM (MAL) | 9PM (HK/SG/TW/PH) | 8PM (JKT/BKK) | 6:30PM (LK)

Cast: David Chiang, Ti Lung, Chin Han

Filled with amazing sword-fighting & martial arts, David Chiang plays the 13th Prince, a powerful young fighter whose prestigious status provokes jealousy & a gruesome family feud.

The Generation Gap

Airs: Thu, 12 Apr
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Agnes Chen, David Chiang, Ti Lung

Director Chang Cheh and actors Ti Lung & David Chiang give Shaw Bros a contemporary facelift with this gangster melodrama revealing the painful experiences of today's youth.

Vengeance

Airs: Thu, 26 Apr
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: David Chiang, Ti Lung

A psychotic young man (David Chiang) sets out on a bloody trail of vengeance after the untimely death of his older brother (Ti Lung).

Perfect Girls

Airs: Sun, 8 Apr
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Michelle Lee, Nina Li, Wilson Lam

Wong Jing writes, directs and co-stars in this romantic-comedy about a young man (Wilson Lam) who must marry within the month if he is to inherit his dying grandfather's fortune.

The New One-Armed Swordsman

Airs: Thu, 19 Apr
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Li Ching, David Chiang, Ti Lung, Ku Feng

David Chiang plays the all-new-one-armed hero - a man who chops off his right arm rather than live with dishonor. But when the love of his life is kidnapped and his best friend is murdered at a gang's stronghold on Tiger Mountain, it's time to battle.

My Name Ain't Suzie

Airs: Sun, 1 Apr
10PM (MAL)︳9PM (HK/SG/PHIL)︳8PM (JKT/BKK)︳6:30PM (LK)

Cast: Patricia Ha, Deanie Ip, Angela Yu, Anthony Wong

Patricia Ha stars with Deanie Ip in her most famous and audacious role as a young woman rising to fame as a popular bargirl in this local answer to Hollywood's The World of Suzie Wong.