A young singer Hsiao Yun becomes an overnight sensation after standing in for another singer at the eleventh hour. Her success comes at a heavy price however, when her love with a pianist suffers. On top of this, Hsiao Yun must also deal with the unwanted affections from an influential backer of her show.
This sword-filled thriller centres on The Black Tavern – an inn where the down and dirty meet to plot nefarious doings. A bunch of villains are lured to the inn by a rumour about a valuable treasure being hidden there. After all the backstabbing and killings, they realise that it is a trap created to wipe them out once and for all…
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
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 brother of the mystery swordswoman "Golden Swallow” is kidnapped. She joins forces with a beggar “Drunken Cat” who is skilled in martial arts to free her brother from a Buddhist monastery run by a corrupt abbot. The film was selected as Hong Kong’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 39th Academy Awards.
Wang Zhao Jun refuses to bribe the imperial painter, so he draws an ugly portrait of her, preventing her from being selected by the Emperor until they meet in person. The painter ends up in exile and plots for Wang to marry the Hun’s warlord as a revenge. The Emperor rejects this, provoking a war which is only averted when Wang sacrifices herself.
Lin Dai, Chao Lei, Hung Por, Wang Yueh Ting, Chang Tsui Yin, Li Yin
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
A heroic family is double crossed and massacred on the battle field with only two of the brothers surviving the slaughter. One of the brothers (Gordon Liu), escapes to a Shaolin temple where his bloodlust and thirst for vengeance puts him at odds with the monks. When he discovers his sister is captured by the same villains who destroyed his family he leaves the monastery in an attempt to rescue her and avenge what has come upon his family.
Liu Chia-hui, Fu Sheng, LiLy Li, Wang Yu, Mai Tak-lo, Hsiao Hou
For lovers of the Shaw's sumptuous production and martial arts expertise, this action adventure in the "Jackie Chan style" is a special treat. A persecuted waiter turns to a "drunken master" for help when a restaurant customer turns out to be a kung-fu harbinger of doom!
Meng Yuan-wen, Yuan Hua, Wang Sha, Yu Tsui-ling, Wang Lung-wei
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.
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.
The prince of the Sung Dynasty is captured by the Chin invaders and is guarded by top martial arts masters. It is up to two powerful patriots to fight the overwhelming odds and pull off the impossible: to rescue the royal Prince and get out of the Chin stronghold alive.