Award-winning drama featuring a passionate performance by Lisa Lu, enhanced by sumptuous costumes and sets, produces a powerful, fascinating story. In five thousand years of Chinese history, there was never a more fascinating woman than the dragon lady of the Ching Dynasty, also the Empress Dowager, who was the power behind the throne for the last half of the 19th century. The vast tapestry of palace intrigues is vividly brought to the screen.
As more people are learning martial arts from Shaolin, the Qing court orders for it to be banned and plans to destroy the temple. The Shaolin disciples decide to take their protest to the streets, using Shaolin skills to curb their hatred, but when the Qing troops start attacking Shaolin Temple, the disciples vow to protect it at all costs.
Monk Chi San is sent by his Shaolin Master to learn a special kung fu from a Wu Dang priest. He gets embroiled in the fight between the Qing and Ming camps and has to gather disciples to rebuild the burnt Shaolin temple at the same time.
The Flying Guillotine assassins are secretly working for the Emperor and its leader Jin is sent to kill Hon, who knows this secret. Hon’s pregnant wife Rong seeks to kill Jin but retreats to protect her unborn child. When she is hunted down herself, Rong hooks up with a former Flying Guillotine member and her martial arts senior to fight back...
Filmmaker Wong Jing produced Mercenaries From Hong Kong, his very first modern-day adventure drama. In the dramatic plot he wrote, he sends superstars Ti Lung, Chen Hui-min, Wang Lung-wei, Lo Lieh and Wang Yu on a deadly mission. The film's action sequences are all closely guided by three great kung fu choreographers, led by Tang Chia!
In this romantic comedy, three beautiful Hong Kong salesgirls travel to Osaka in Japan to pursue their dreams of marrying a rich man. They masquerade as high society debutantes and make their way to a posh resort to meet and woo millionaires (or fake ones!).
Lily Ho, Ling Yun, Irene Chen I-ling, Lin Chih-yung
Pirate Chang Pao Chai discovers a leak in his ship after a successful raid on a foreign merchant ship. He goes ashore to get materials to patch up his ship, but encounters corrupt Qing officials oppressing the poor peasants. A good man at heart, he decides to help the peasants and gain a reputation of being a great pirate in the process.
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.
Shot on the Shaws' lot in the final years of Hong Kong's greatest studio, The Enchantress tells the story of martial artists who disappear in the night! Intrigued, wanna-be detective/swordsman Feng Chi-wu (Mok Siu-chung) is determined to find out what is happening. But when Feng finds out that an evil vampire spirit (Wei Chiu-hua) is killing swordsmen, he's in for more than he bargains for... It's an outlandish fairy-tale and martial arts fantasy, where your fists and sword aren't nearly enough!
Governor Yan is killed and his guard Fan identifies Kou as the assassin by his signature weapon, a dart. Kou is listed as a wanted man when he enters the city, but managed to escape arrest with the help of the innkeeper’s daughter. At the same time, Fan is attacked by a bandit who pretends to be Kou. What are the secret plots behind these attacks?
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
Wei Chun is a cocky young man sentenced to jail for killing a man in a fight. One day, Wei Chun picks a fight with a seemingly defenseless old man who completely thrashes him! The old man turns out to be the master of monkey style kung fu and as they become friends, he gives Wei Chun half of a medallion that would direct him to hidden secrets.
A talented scholar, Bo Hu, is attracted by the pretty maid, Qiu Xiang. In order to get close to her and win her love, he disguises as a servant to work in the same household. Qiu Xiang does not believe Bo Hu when he discloses his true identity to her, only falling in love with him when he reveals his talents and with his friends’ help.