It's a no-holds-barred battle to the death for possession of the invaluable Purple Sword. Assistant director Wang Po-yi also wrote this entertaining and exciting adventure which could have also been called "The Five Tigers" since there's no doubt that this quintet is the highlight of the action. Huang Tsung-shun is "Fierce Tiger," Hung Liu is "Drunk Tiger," Hsu Erh-niu is "Lame Tiger," award-winning actor Ku Feng is "One-eyed Tiger" and respected director/actor Wu Ma is "Sick Tiger" in a tangle of tussles and thrills.
Chang I, Chen Hung-lieh, Shu Pei-pei, Essie Lin Chia
This instant cult classic adapts three erotic and mystical tales from the Chinese classical works, with stories spanning across time from the Tang to Ming dynasties. The stories, filled with characters such as emperors, concubines, monks and fortune-tellers, intertwine in a world of adultery, lust and greed, alongside great costumes!
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!
The ship of pirate Chang Pao-Chai (Ti Lung) springs a leak after an otherwise successful raid on a foreign ship. He goes ashore to get materials to patch his ship up, where he encounters corrupt Qing officials and poor, oppressed peasants. Being a good man at heart, he decides to help out and becomes an even bigger outlaw in the process.
The story is based on a famous Chinese opera. A young impoverished scholar, Zhang, is enchanted by Hong, the daughter of an influential family whom he meets in a temple. The young couple faces the threat of separation due to her family’s objection, so Hong’s maid secretly helps to arrange their rendezvous in the West Chamber!
A gang of unemployed martial artists seem to have their bad fortunes turned when the head of a local security agency hires them to take out the competition, who their new employer insists is up to no good. However, the men are being played for fools and have to take each other on until the last drop of blood is spilled.
Yang Gui Fei is the beloved concubine of Emperor Tang Ming Huang, who is so besotted with her that he leaves the running of the country to Prime Minister Yang Guo Zhong, the brother of Yang Gui Fei. The Prime Minister is corrupt and cruel to the army, causing them to revolt and endanger the throne. Yang Gui Fei is also implicated and kills herself.
Shi Sheng is adopted by an old carpenter and grows up to possess extraordinary superpowers. One day, he unexpectedly discovers his identity as the son of the solar deity and learns that his power will be lost during solar eclipse. When an evil spirit appears and wreaks havoc, Shi Sheng must beat him in an ultimate duel to save the world.
Derek Yee, Cherrie Chung, Ku Kuan Chung, Lung Tien Hsiang
Wu Ze Tian is a beautiful and talented concubine of Emperor Tang at age 14. She becomes a nun after he died but has two sons with the new Emperor Tang Gao Zong. The Empress asks Wu to team up with her against Consort Xiao, but is set up and dethroned by Wu, who also kills her two sons. After the Emperor’s death, Wu becomes the first woman Emperor.
Li Li Hua, Chao Lei, Chiao Chuang, Lo Chi, Yu Feng Chi
Lung the Black Enforcer is ordered to escort a murderer Fei to prison. While taking shelter in Lung’s house from the snowstorm, Fei is rescued by his gang and Fei kills Lung’s mother and sister before escaping. Lung is imprisoned for the failed task and after being released, he vows to avenge his family by killing Fei.
The subtle repackage of the most filmed Ching Dynasty novel, The Dream Of The Red Chamber by renowned director Li Han-hsiang has earned public acclaim by attaining The Best Art Direction of The 15th Golden Horse Award, The Best Costume and The Best Art Direction Of The 24th Asian Film Festival. Brigitte Lin and Sylvia Chang play the adorable yet sorrowful couple Bao Yu and Dai Yu; playing their roles to the hilt in this gloomy love story of their uncontrollable destinies.
Brigitte Lin , Sylvia Chang , Deborah , Michelle Mei Suet
The aggressive and dangerous Chin Empire conquers the hard-put Chao kingdom while the Wei empire is drained of its heroes and paralyzed by an indecisive ruler. Adventure, intrigue, death and tragedy reigns before the triumphant clash of the armies.
Hell may have no fury like a woman scorned, but hell literally, really has no wrath like a lusting ghost scorned! Cult classic director Kuei Chih-hung shoots the works with this amazing horror romance starring muscular "Venom" Lo Meng.