• 12:50 am

    Yueh Hua, co-star of Clan Of Amazons and Clans Of Intrigue, tears up the screen as a corrupt magistrate, so obsessed with finding a hidden treasure that he not only jails and tortures his daughter's lover, but buries his daughter alive as well! Ironically, it is in her coffin that the secret to the hidden treasure is revealed, setting off a frenzy of destruction. Kung-fu choreographers Chen Ti-ke and Hsu Hsia have their hands full with this tale of martial arts masochism.

    Yueh Hua, Shih Szu, Pai Piao, Liao Li Ling

    Mou Tun-fei

  • 02:30 am

    No list compiled of all the screen's comic geniuses would be complete without Michael Hui. He created a hilarious and lovable comic persona that was both uniquely Asian and universally beloved. The Warlord, his first film, not only showcased his incomparable sense of humour but also a revolutionized Hong Kong comedy. Evoking Chaplin, he plays a warlord in early 20th century China, but makes the role his own with comedy. Some of the sexiest ladies on the Shaw Brothers lot add on to the ingenuity of the movie.

    Michael Hui, Lily Ho, Tsung Hua, Tina Ti

    Li Han-hsiang

  • 04:10 am

    Esteemed director Ho Meng-hua attained cult status among kung-fu film fans in the West with his wild and wacky martial arts hit THE FLYING GUILLOTINE. His unique directing approach focused more on the devastating nature of the horrific weapon than the kung-fu fights. One of Shaw Brothers' biggest kung-fu stars at the time, Chen Kuan-tai plays the leader of the ‘Flying Guillotine Squad’ a group of hand picked killers, commissioned by the Ching Emperor Yung Cheng, that use a deadly, beheading weapon to carry out the emperor's assassination assignments. It's actually based on a true story. Interestingly, the weapon used in the film was a complete fabrication because in real life, no one ever survived to tell what the actual weapon really looked like.

    Chen Kuan-tai, Liu Wu-chi, Ku Feng

    Ho Meng-hua

  • 06:00 am

    Shaw Brothers’ superstar David Chiang displays a unique take on the narcotics racket in his directorial debut, The Drug Addicts. Addicted kung-fu instructor Ti Lung not only kicks the habit but smashes a drug smuggling ring. His fantastic performance befits as that of a martial-arts superstar.

    Li Szu-chi, Ti Lung, Wang Chung

    David Chiang

  • 07:45 am

    The police is investigating a serious drug smuggling case and heading this important operation is Sergeant Wang (Wang Chung).When the gangster head known as Brother Sen (Yuan Kang) is arrested, he cannot be detained by the police without evidence. The informer responsible for his arrest is killed but the murderer is spotted by the night watchman and his description given to the police. Sergeant Wang's brother Hsiu agrees to penetrate the smuggling ring, and turns informer...

    Wang Chung, Danny Lee, Chin Hsing-hsien, Lin Sun-cheng

    Wang Chung

  • 09:25 am

    Forbidden love and magical weapons are at the centre of this enjoyable martial arts comedy. A reunited couple must recover the titular swords and avenge a murder from their past!

    Yuan Te, Hui Ying-hung, Meng Yuan-wen, Wen Hsueh-erh

    Lu Chin-ku

  • 11:05 am

    This is the sequel to The Mad Monk, which was made in 1977 by director Li Han-hsiang and starring Yeh Feng. Striking again alongside The Mad Monk (Yeh Feng) is equally legendary Lu Tung-pin (Hua Lun), the immortal scholar-turned-genie. The duo wreck havoc as they vie with one another be it mirth, magic, women or weapons!

    Yeh Feng, Hua Lun, Ai Fei

    Wang Feng

  • 12:45 pm

    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.

    Derek Yee , Cherrie Chung , Ku Kuan-chung , Lung Tien-hsiang

    Chu Yuan

  • 02:20 pm

    Beloved comedian Yi Lei stars in this horribly amusing 1980 comedy. Yu Nan (Yi Lei) is a compulsive gambler. When his debt collector decides he wants Yu's wife as down payment, a reluctant Yu agrees. But when Yu's wife discovers the trade-off, she leaves him. Yu decides that it's best to kill himself but is stopped when he's offered the hand of a beautiful ghost (Pei Ju-hua) as his new wife...

    Yi Lei, Pei Ju-hua, Jenny Liang

    Kuei Chih-hung

  • 04:00 pm

    The U.S. TV documentary The Art Of Action declared this film as the foundation for a new era in Hong Kong martial arts drama. It created a sensation throughout Southeast Asia due to its unique combination of exciting action scenes and a stellar cast of established stars and new favorites. It also broke box office records and inspired two equally important sequels: The Twin Swords and The Sword And The Lute.

    Chin Ping , Wang Yu, Fung Bo-bo

    Hsu Cheng-hung

  • 05:40 pm

    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.

    Patricia Ha, Angela Yu, Anthony Wong, Kuan Yi-nan

    Angie Chan

  • 07:25 pm

    The swordsman genre well under way, even directors like the es¬tablished Yueh Feng, who had directed romance stories since 1938, gave it a spin. THE BELLS OF DEATH, a whirlwind story about a man who embarks on a life long journey to learn the sword then find and eliminate the three men who killed his family and abducted his sister, features an appearance of relatively new Shaw Brothers' faces hoping to make the grade and become the next Jimmy Wang Yu, David Chiang or Ti Lung. Amidst fountains of blood and guts, actor Wu Ma rang true as his bells of glory eventually tolled. He went on to star in 180 movies (including several with Jackie Chan and Jet Li) and become one of Hong Kong's premiere, new wave, ghost story film directors.

    Chin Ping, Chang, Wu Ma, Ku Feng

    Yueh Fung

  • 09:00 pm

    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.

    Tsung Hua, Hsia Ping, Liu Tan

    Li Han-hsiang

  • 10:25 pm

    Cantopop king Aaron Kwok shows that he can kick and chop with the best of them. As THE BARE-FOOTED KID, he's an innocent country bumpkin/martial arts whiz in the Ching Dynasty who proves more than equal to the city slickers whose path he crosses. Ably assisted by director Johnnie To and with martial arts choreography by the legendary Liu Chia-liang, Aaron Kwok - generally acknowledged to be the best dancer among the pop idols - proves that he's equally graceful at kung-fu. The ladies in the bare-footed kid's life are impressive as well, with Maggie Cheung Man-yuk an introspective widow and Jacklyn Wu a rambunctious rich girl. Most imposing is Ti Lung, playing a mysterious fugitive, showing that he still possesses the screen presence that first brought him to kung-fu superstardom over twenty years earlier.

    Aaron Kwok, Maggie Cheung, Jacklyn Wu, Ti Lung

    Johnnie To