After getting into trouble with a local gangster, Chui Ho, a young man, Tam Dong flees to San Francisco and managed to get a job in a restaurant in Chinatown. Tam Dong finds himself embroiled with the gang again while in San Francisco, and has to fight Chui Ho when the two meet again...
This film was actually a lively forerunner to the gambling film craze, which eventually swept Asian cinema. Here, it's cardsharp versus cardsharp with a lot more kung-fu action, in a battle of wits and fists to become the king of the casino. The double stings and triple crosses raise in complexity and imagination until what started as an unusual box office risk became a top ten hit of 1976.
Not a love triangle but a love 'rectangle', Rose, Be My Love is a romantic drama set on the eve of World War II that represents the high standards achieved by Shaw Brothers in both aspects of star power and technical polish.
The Story Of Sue Sanis a compelling Shaw Brothers Huangmei Opera, which centers on the romance between Wang Chin-lung (Chao Lei) and Sue San (Betty Loh Ti). Although their love for one other may be perfectly matched, the two are worlds apart when it comes to social ranking. Chin-lung is the son of a respected government official, whereas Su San is a famous prostitute! The ugly truth will prove hard to overcome to attain bliss...
Betty Loh Tih, Chao Lei, Kao Pao-shu, Chu Mu, Yang Chi-ching
Revered director Chang Cheh hit international gold by teaming three Taiwanese Opera artists (Lu Feng, Chiang Sheng, and Kuo Chue) with a Chinese muscleman (Lo Meng) and a Korean kicker (Sun Chien). The quintet starred in more than a dozen movies together, which were popular worldwide. This time it's a battle between security agencies, and the men known as Twin Blades (Chiang Sheng), Magnificent Kicks (Sun Chien), Sharp Axe (honorary "Venom" Wang Li), Magic Pole (Kuo Chue), and Golden Sword (Lu Feng) take each other on until the last drop of blood is spilled.
The story follows Monk Tang San Zang’s (Ho Fan) journey to the West in search of the Buddhist Sutra. On the way, he encounters and takes as disciples, Monkey (Yueh Hua), Pigsy (Peng Peng) and Sha Wu Jing (Tien Shun).
Jiang Xiao Yu is separated from his twin brother as a baby after his parents are murdered. He is taken by a couple to Villains Valley and raised to be a villain by a host of outlaws. Jiang leaves the valley to explore the world when he grows up - will he be able to avenge his parents and meet with his twin brother?
Released two years after its star's suicide, the sequel to the original box office hit becomes all the more moving because of it. Set during World War II, the movie follows a singer who searches battle-scarred China for her lover, who is entangled with Japanese invaders, communist insurgents, and a warlord's beautiful daughter.
A dying master dispatches his last pupil to track down five ex-students who are each an expert in his own lethal combat style. He fears they will steal the fortune belonging to their clan and tasks his pupil to prevent their attempt.
Kuo Chue, Sun Chien, Chiang Sheng, Lo Meng, Lu Feng
The ingenious imperial scholar Liu Yung always embarrasses Emperor Chien Lung with his quick wit and gift of gab. The emperor purposely sets him up to solve the seemingly unsolvable. However, Liu Yung resolves it easily with wit and style and foils the emperor’s plot once again.
Perfectly cast as a woman impersonating a man, Ivy Ling Po - who has made a career in Huangmei Opera playing male roles - is the tomboyish daughter of a general who has grown up fooling everyone that she is a boy. Like Yentl forced into disguise, Pei-ngo (Ivy Ling Po) maintains her masculine facade for the freedom she isn't allowed as a girl. Her act is so good, she has fooled her two closest schoolmates for years. However, her mother believes she has reached an age to contemplate marriage. Which one of her schoolmates will she accept? And how will Pei-ngo break the news to them that she is a girl? Complicating things further, another girl wants to marry the cross-dressed Pei-ngo. It's another historical period triumph with terrific Huangmei Opera music to charm and delight.