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
Three buddies find a rare artifact known as the Double-Faced God but are poisoned by Lady Wu who steals the treasure from them. Before they die, they get their wives to promise to train their children to take back what is rightfully theirs. These kids grow up to exact a vengeance that turns out to be more hilarious than horrific in this comedy.
Two disciples, Yu and Zheng, are sent by their master to track down the invincible weapon “Thundering Sword” to prevent villains from getting it. Yu encounters the daughter of a ruthless clan, Chiao, who is on her way to seek for the sword. They quickly fall for each other, but when Chiao accidentally injures Zheng, things become complicated.
Sun Chung had been recognized as an expert comedy and crime thriller director, but he was to gain even greater acclaim for his soulful, powerful, intelligent, and beautifully-made martial arts epics. This stands alongside The Deadly Breaking Sword and The Kung-fu Instructor as one of his very best. It's not so much the plot - a master swordsman protects a treasure chest on a dangerous journey - that makes this great, but what Sun does with it, inspiring the cast and crew to some of their finest work.
A 17-year old schoolgirl marries her 35-year-old teacher. Comedy ensues when they attempt to keep their relationship a secret despite being in the same school. When they discover unwanted suitors going after their other halves, jealousy threatens to expose their marriage any minute!
A corrupt magistrate, obsessed with finding a hidden treasure, jails and tortures his daughter's lover and buries his daughter alive! Ironically, it is in her coffin that the secret to the hidden treasure is found, setting off a frenzy of destruction.
A charming Huangmei Opera title, this is the story of Fei E, a General’s daughter who grows up fooling everyone that she is a boy, including her two closest schoolmates. When she has to choose one of them to marry, how will Fei E tell them that she is a girl? To complicate matters, a girl who Fei E saves one day only wants to be married to her!
Jien Chiu and Bai Yu Tong are equally matched rivals in martial arts. Bai saves the emperor one day but did not believe his identity. Jien rescues the emperor later and gets promoted to the royal guard. This angers Bai and he attempts to jeopardize Jien’s position by stealing the imperial jade seal. Luckily, Jien is able to reclaim the seal with his skills.
Adapted from the most widely read Ching Dynasty novel, this touching love story has proven a challenge to many filmmakers, and it is acclaimed as the most successful one. A sumptuous feature that took three years of planning and production, it was a hugely popular and critiqued hit which stands out as a classic combination of both 18th century literature and 1960s moviemaking.
Loh Tih, Pat Ting Ning, Ting Hung, Tu Chuan, Jen Chieh
Hua is an upright and brave swordswoman who will stand up against villains and do anything for Luo, the man she loves. When Luo is sent to jail by the corrupted police, she sets out to free him and did not hesitate to chop off two bodyguards’ heads. In the process, she also stumbles across an old enemy of her father who is back seeking revenge.
Chiao Chiao, Chen Liang, Wang Hsieh, Ching Miao, Chang Pei-shan
Fresh from his smashing directorial debut comedy Let's Make Laugh, Alfred Cheung Kin-ting returns to the screen with this seriocomic look at the clash of cultures which result when a Mainland Chinese peasant brings his family to Hong Kong. Family Light Affair, whose Chinese title literally translates as "City Lights", is the director/writer's warm-hearted memoir of street life back in the early 1980s, featuring an eclectic cast of pop music and kung fu stars who shine in their poignant roles.
The Hong Kong Film Awards Best Actor, Danny Lee, who is both director and main actor in this film. Danny Li is a motorbike workshop owner, once was a renowned motorcycle racer, but were seriously injured during an illegal race. Mai Tak Lo is the student of Li. With Li’s help, Mai wins a race in Macau. However, because of money and honour, Mai starts to join illegal races. After knowing this, Li persuades Mai to stop illegal races, but Mai seems cannot find his way out…
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.
This is a story about an army out to destroy the Hsien Lung gang of anti-Yuan revolutionaries. Their leader Ru Yi Tu is up against Fu Zhong Yuan, the identified successor of the Hsien Lung gang who must also prove his own legitimacy. The plot thickens with murder, sibling rivalry and shocking discoveries that could change the course of history.