The Emperor Qianlong is not the legitimate successor to the throne at birth, but he only learns the truth when two senior members of a subversive anti-government secret organisation contact him years later. As it happens, the chef of this organisation is Qianlong’s younger brother and they must now confront each other in opposing roles…
A talented scholar, Bo Hu, is attracted by the pretty maid, Qiu Xiang. In order to get close to her and win her love, he disguises as a servant to work in the same household. Qiu Xiang does not believe Bo Hu when he discloses his true identity to her, only falling in love with him when he reveals his talents and with his friends’ help.
This film is an amusing insider’s look at the Hong Kong film industry and is based on Director Li Han Hsiang’s popular newspaper column recounting his work at Shaw Brothers. The collection of some of his funniest and most surreal film musings of the era, filled with behind-the-scene asides, this is a must-see for any Hong Kong cinema aficionado!
After the Ming Emperor is overthrown and his infant son was put in the care of the Black Dragon Society, a traitorous martial arts clan attacks the society, forcing an inexperienced pair of swordsman and swordswoman to flee with the infant. Their journey to deliver the infant to safety is filled with dangers that would require help from other allies…
Cheng Pei Pei, Yueh Hua, Wu Fung, Lo Wei, Tien Feng
Acknowledged as one of the greatest Hong Kong musicals, this lavish movie starring Linda Lin, who won Best Actress for her performance, infuses its wispy plot with style and wit, and the results are pure pleasure.
A young man, Chin, believes he is an orphan, until he meets three men and learns from them that his father was a great swordsman who was killed when he was trying to dispel rumors of a wrongdoing and return a lost sword to its rightful owner. Chin seeks out the men’s help to take vengeance on the wrongful death of his father.
A kung fu anthology film consisting of three stories: a man embarrasses himself while trying to prove his worth to the father of the woman he loves; a courtesan in love with a general will need to deliver a notorious bandit in exchange for him not being executed; and a group of bandits forms a plan to rescue a new friend from being executed.
Shih Szu, Yueh Hua, Lily Ho, Lo Lieh, David Chiang, Ti Lung
The heroine Yu Fei Xia is accused of stealing the book of martial arts secrets. To prove her innocence, she disguises herself as a man and finds her way into the Shaolin Temple to find out the truth...
In the Han Dynasty, the tyrannical Prime Minister Dong Zuo takes control of the country, so Minister Wang plots to take him down using Diau Charn’s beauty. Wang arranges for her to be Dong’s concubine as he knows Dong’s adopted son Lu Bu is in love with her, turning them against each other. Lu Bu ends up killing Dong Zuo to be with Diau Charn.
In the mid-1980's Chu Yuan became internationally famous for starring as the nasty villain in Jackie Chan's groundbreaking worldwide hit, POLICE STORY. But for more than twenty-five years, he was famous as one of Hong Kong’s most respected directors of "Martial-art World" epics — often conceived by his remarkable collaborator, novelist Ku Lung. This was one of their last together for the Shaw Brothers Studio, but it's another revenge and mystery-tinged winner. Liu Yung and Sun Chien (the Korean kicking THE FIVE VENOM from Chang Cheh's internationally popular series) team to investigate the martial-art murders of a supposedly mortally wounded swordsman, only to find deception, double-dealings, imposters, and one deadly duel after another. No less than three choreographers are on hand to handle the multitude of martial arts, making this one of Chu Yuan's most involving and exciting efforts ever.
Zhi Ming, who trains at the Northern Shaolin Temple, teams up with Si Ma Yan, who trains at the Southern Shaolin Temple, to avenge both their fathers’ death by assassinating a corrupt magistrate, leading to a series of fierce battles!
Chen, a male teacher in an all girls’ high school, is stuck with a baby that isn’t his and must take care of it. As he lives on the school grounds, the baby is a source of constant distraction and worry! Luckily, his class warms to the baby and helps him take care of it while he works his charm on Li Ching, an uptight teacher in the same school.
Li Ching, Ouyang Sha-fei, Chin Wei-ling, Peter Chen Ho