In Swift Sword, popular director Ho Meng-hua exposes a whole cast of established talent to create a searing martial arts extravaganza that reeks of steel-slashing bewitchment worthy of any swordplay epic.
The Liu Chia-liang trained Hui Ying-hung was considered the top action martial arts female star in the 1980s. It is her martial arts abilities that Michelle Yeoh tries to emulate. In The Tiger and the Widow, Hui Ying-hung is somehow mixed up in a salt smuggling ring that stinks of missing persons and rotten dilemmas.
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.
Two pairs of lovers got mismatched accidentally. The man disguises as a woman for his sister’s wedding ceremony, while his lover disguises as a man to marry another woman. After the marriage mismatches are revealed, the lovers and their families are taken to court, where Prefecture Chief Qiao manages to work out a happy ending.
Pat Ting Hung, Li Hsiang-chun, Carrie Ku Mei, King Feng, Fung Chiang
Ambitious Prince Four (Liu Yung) attempts to kill the potential heir Prince Fourteen (Mok Siu-chung), but the latter is rescued by his aide Tseng Tsing (Hsu Shao-chiang). After an unsuccessful attempt to buy Tseng Tsing, Prince Four tries to murder him, but fails. He eventually hires Nien Keng-yao (Pai Piao), an outstanding martial artist, as his aide.
Two teen girls, Rose and May, become close friends despite their different social backgrounds. The rich girl May moves to America but returns years later to see Rose, now a beauty queen and bar girl. Rose is immediately attracted to Fang’s fiancé and their relationship quickly deteriorates when Rose sets out to pursue him…
A fearsome swordswoman known as The Jade Raksha appears in the martial arts world and begins killing people whose surname is Yan. A swordsman figures out who she is and asks her why. Apparently a Yan killed her family 18 years ago and she only has vengeance on her mind…
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.
The Chinese Navy is attempting to defend its coastline from a Japanese attack, they send their commando unit led by Cui Hsia into the mainland to enlist help to thwart the Japanese before they attack. The commandos enlist the help of Song San and Shiao Liu to kill the Japanese officers led by Shan Mao and destroy their attacking ships.
Liu Yung, Ti Lung, Fu Sheng, David Chiang, Shih Szu
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.
The venerated Sun Chung made many different kinds of films for Shaw Brothers, including popular and renowned satirical comedies, contemporary action dramas, and magnificent martial arts movies. This is one of his last of the latter for the studio, so he wanted to have fun... and let the audience share it. Toward that end he cast international favorite Alexander Fu Sheng as the title character who keeps testing the patience (and kung-fu skills) of his father, a small town bonesetter and herbal healer played by award-winning character actor Ku Feng. But when a local dignitary not only smuggles drugs but plans to give a Chinese treasure away to evil outsiders, the father and son unite to take on foreign fighters and even Japanese ninja in a non-stop display of comic action prowess.
As its name implies, Songfest is an Eastmancolor-Shawscope costume musical, traditionally Chinese and timeless in content; yet revealing a spirited and modern technique. Shot on location at Taiwan's beautiful Sun-Moon Lake, it's a turbulent romance between a passionate tea picker Sung Yu-lan and a charming fisherman Li Chun-yang.
Margaret Tu Chuan, Julie Shih-yen, Chiao Chuang, Lily Ho
The heroine Yu Fei Xia is accused of stealing the book of martial arts secrets. To prove her innocence, she disguises herself as a man and finds her way into the Shaolin Temple to find out the truth...