Wang Chung was a valued actor long before he became a director, but as a filmmaker, he helped create some of the most interesting thrillers Shaw Brothers ever released - including this fascinating crime saga of a Sino-Vietnamese crime gang. Danny Lee stars as a misunderstood refugee while Ray Lui plays a cop struggling against his own conscience to ensure that justice is upheld.
Li Hsiu-hsien, Ray Lui, Cheng Tse-shih, Lin Chung-cheng
Sweet young Ai Nu is abducted and sold to the popular Four Seasons brothel run by the powerful and ruthless Madam Chun Yi. Ai Nu's fiery attitude gets her locked away in a dungeon. Soon, a murder occurs within the brothel and a policeman must race against time to prevent a vicious revenge plot from reaching its blood-spattered conclusion.
The movie consists of four stories of the Mad Monk helping others, from saving a mother and daughter from crumbling walls, to helping hawkers deal with bullies, recovering stolen money for a young man and punishing a devious court official and his son.
Dr. He moves to the remote Lanyu island off the coast of Taiwan to look for his long lost father, and starts to run a clinic curing islanders who are bitten by the fatal red worms there. He meets Ya Lan who works as a nurse in his clinic and falls in love with him. Things get vicious for Dr. He as a jealous islander plots to get rid of him…
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?
A man joins the Hong Kong police force to track down a murderer who has killed his friend in a robbery. While he struggles to reconcile his law defending police duty with his desire for vengeance, he also has a new-found respect for the law.
Love triangles or quadrangles rule, as a group of young people get entangled in a web of love and emotions. Director Doe Chin, renowned for his dramas and musicals, knows just how to tug at the heartstrings.
Hung is an orphan seeking help from her wealthy uncle who has two sons but only dotes on the younger son Feng, a playboy. Feng covets the beauty of Hung and rapes her but when she gets pregnant, Hung is wrongfully accused and gets sent off by her uncle to protect Feng. Will Feng be punished for his villainy?
Many years ago, Inspector Kam killed an innocent man and decided to resign from the police force. He became a professional killer who disguises as a pet store owner. When his best friend, Bobby begins investigating recent murder cases committed by Kam, he discovers that the mastermind behind these cases is actually his superintendent.
Liang Chia-jen, Chu Chiang, Ku Chia-lu, Fei Hsiang
Incredibly, the title serpent is not a harbinger of horror, but actually the film's hero. This virtuous viper sniffs out bombs, fights gangs, battles a baby-killing rodent and even takes on a duplicitous woman. This one-of-a-kind thriller will be applauded by reptile fans everywhere.
A young musician Chi Chiang is hired by the manager of a popular band when the group's drummer/leader Charlie, quits to join a rival group. The new drummer becomes an immediate hit, causing Charlie to be very jealous. Furthermore, the young drummer's mother is dead set against him having a music career.