<b>Tian tai ai qing</b>: Gao and his friends are the happiest kids in the city of Galilee. Living on the rooftops of this bustling metropolis, sometimes life can be tough, but they still churn out songs all day, and dance under the stars at night. But when Gao meets his dream girl, a billboard beauty named Sian, fate takes him on a wild ride through the high and low parts of the town he loves.
<b>One Night Surprise</b>: Michelle is an aspiring executive at a foreign advertising agency in China. She works extra hard every day and dreams about making Creative Supervisor. After a wild party for her 32nd birthday party, at which she got drunk and blacked out, she finds herself pregnant with absolutely no idea of who the father is. While trying to identify the father of her baby, Michelle finds herself caught between several attractive men: the cheerful and considerate Tony, the dreamy and sophisticated Bill, the youthful and athletic Jeb, and the extremely rich businessman Tiger Lu. The search quickly unravels into a stressful journey taking her to false hopes, heartbreaks, and above all, self-discovery...
Watch Shaolin Warrior: A kid rushed into the Shaolin Temple and defeated some monks as proof he was qualified for being a disciple of Shaolin Abbot. Shaolin monks refused his request. The Shaolin Abbot was touched by seeing his knee down in front of the Shoalin temple for three days. The Abbot sent him to plant vegetable fields as a start of kung fu skill practice. Meanwhile, the kid was eager to learn kung fu skills. One day, the king of Chu visited Shaolin Temple and found out the kid was the man on his 'wanted list'. What hatred behind those men, a battle between them was about to start.
Watch Ming tian ji de ai shang wo: A married man begins to question his sexual orientation as he and his wife consider having another child.
Watch Di Renjie zhi shendu longwang:
Monkey King: Hero Is Back: The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the Gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. 500 years later, monsters attack a small village and a child flees to the mountains. Unknowingly, the child releases the Monkey King from his curse. With the help and encouragement from this special child, Monkey King saves the village from the evil monsters.
aka: The Shaoling Temple 2: Kids From Shaolin
Two rivaling families live on opposite sides of a river. One of them practices Shaolin kung fu and has only sons, while the other has only daughters and practices the Wu-Tang sword. The father of the Wu-Tang family is so paranoid about the Shaolin kids stealing his sword style (besides, he wants a son to teach it to, and the closest thing he has is a lesbian daughter) that he is taken off guard when some real bad guys come along to kill his family, but the Shaolin family helps them out. Starring Jet Li.
131 min - Action | Drama - 20 January 2011 (Australia)
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A group of circus performers go on a rampage after an accidental exposure to chemical gas left by the Japanese army in World War II grants them superhuman abilities.
After battling the Ice Witch (Vivian Hsu), who has sworn eternal vengeance against all men for their unfaithfulness, Buddhist monk Fa Hai (Jet Li) imprisons her soul in Leifeng Pagoda, where his pupil Neng Ren (Wen Zhang) is also based. Meanwhile, two sisterly snake demons, the white Bai Suzhen (Eva Huang) and green Qing (Charlene Choi), are surveying the human world at their leisure when Bai rescues young herbalist Xu Xian (Raymond Lam) from drowning and both fall for each other. Qing is annoyed at Bai's love for a human, but agrees to tag along with her as they both change into female form to find Xu Xian again.
Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical Huang, and a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues.
Yang travels to Chen Village to learn a powerful form of Tai Chi. Though villagers are forbidden from teaching outsiders, Yang becomes their best hope for survival when a man arrives with a plan to build a railroad through the village.
aka: Tong que tai (original title)
Mu Shun and Lingju, a pair of young lovers who have undergone five years of training as assassins in a prisoner-of-war camp, are preparing to accomplish a secret mission. In 220, Cao Cao's son Cao Pi urges his father to take the Han throne and replace Emperor Xian. Many people strongly object to this idea.
The story of two warring generals (Liu Bang and Xiang Yu) fighting for control of China at the end of the Qin Dynasty.
Based on Chinese folklore, ‘Saving General Yang’ focuses on the seven Yang brothers, who are tasked with rescuing their father who is stuck behind enemy lines after going to battle with an old foe who wants revenge.
A man searches the world for a set of mystic artifacts - 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac.
In search of an ancient Chinese scroll, a Chinese agent battles against Japanese Yakuzas and British mercenaries.
aka: Xiao ao jiang hu
When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. Blademaster, a young martial arts expert, accidentally ends up in possession, but the plot grows complex as Japanese samurai, an illegal Chinese sect, a tribe of snake-wielding women warriors, a rival martial arts school and the leader of his own martial arts school vie for the scroll.
aka: Yi dai zong shi (original title)
The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee.
In the 1930s China, a Japanese cult called The Temple of Hades was ordered to cooperate with the Japanese military, taking as many young children from poor families as possible, to train and turn into lethal killing machines in service of the Emperor. Vajra, who was one of the children taken into captivity, was forced to fight for food, accidentally killing his brother in the process. As the years passed and Vajra grew older, he became one of the temple's most gifted killers. Vajra eventually escapes to China and joins Shaolin, where he receives spiritual enlightenment and vows to protect China from the minions of the powerful cult that made him as strong and deadly as he is.
aka: The Golden Seal
If you’re a fan of the 1960s output of the Shaw Studios, and you’re looking for a later film with the same ideals and only slightly better fights, then look no further than The Golden Seal! A boy and his Uncle try and protect an official government seal.
aka: Shao Lin sha jie
After witnessing the murder of his father by Lord Eagle, Chen takes refuge in a Shaolin Temple where he learns the forbidden ten styles of Shaolin. From there, he sets out to destroy Lord Eagle.
aka: Tie wa
Director Lo Wei was obviously attempting to duplicate his success of "Fist of Fury (The Chinese Connection)" but with a female heroine, as this film contains several situation elements and cast members similar to that earlier film, plus the same martial arts director.
By any standard, this is clearly one of the half-dozen best female kung-fu films of the 70's. The story takes place in China during World War II, with the heroine battling unarmed
Game of Assassins is about General Tu Jia who trains a trio of young assassins to seek revenge against villainous King of Wei. And one of the assassins succumbs to the dark side for temptation of wealth and power.
aka: Shao lin men
This is an early Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung vehicle. Not too bad...
A survivor of an attack on a rebel group opposing the Manchu invasion of China creates the Goose Fist fighting technique and tries for revenge on a traitor.
aka: Xue zhan wu ying quan and Dragon's Snakefist
Dragon Lee stars in Godfrey Ho's combat-heavy thriller depicting the ferocious rivalry of two top-notch martial arts schools in China. Who has the best Snake Fist technique? You'll find out when the winner lives and the loser dies! Adam Cheng, Phoenix Kim also star.
aka: The Ming Patriots or Revenge of the Patriots
This is the only historical action flick that Bruce Li did. It allowed him to get away from the Bruce Lee exploitation films, and really showcases his martial arts ability and acting. Unfortunately this was his last film. His beloved wife died in 1976 and this caused a depressed Li to retire from the film industry.The story takes place during the end of the Ming Dynasty. The Emperor has recently died and his Princess daughter, who holds the Emperor's final will as well as the Royal jewels, is trying to flee the wrath of the Chings. Escaping from the city (thanks in part to Carter Wong, who turns in only a cameo), the Princess and her teacher make it to a protective guide service run by Li Ti Lung (Bruce Li). Lung and his partner reluctantly agree to escort the Princess to the Ming armies, picking up Lung's sister (Judy Lee) en route. Hot on the groups trail is small Ching army led by Shao Kang (Chang Yi), a white haired martial arts master.
Japanese monk Hui'e royal quest to find the fabled figurine of Bodhisattva Guan Yin during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 CE) sets off a chain of events that transformed Mount Putuo into a historical holy site in today's China.
Adapted from a short story in Pu Songling's supernatural classic Liaozhai Zhiyi The Fox Lover is about white fox spirit Xiaochui (Gillian Chung), who is irrevocably in love with the naive mortal Wang Yuanfeng (Chilam Cheung). In the universe resides the largest sea demon that strikes terror amongst the people. Inside Wang's soul, there is a hidden power able to destroy the fiercest demons. When Xiaochui's loyalties are tested in the clash between humans and demons, she is willing to sacrifice her life for love.
A child Chinese chess prodigy is stalked by assassins sent by a usurper because the child might have the royal blood of the former rulers. A loyal soldier attempts to save him.
Circa 220 B.C. the clan leader of the Hun seeks to have his eldest son Modu murdered so that his younger son can inherit. Modu struggles to survive and lead the Hun to glory.
aka: Ji zhan
Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined to win a boxing match. Fai becomes Qi's mentor and rediscovers his passion to fight not only in the ring but for his life and ones he cares.
A deadly drought in 1942 takes its toll on central China's Henan province during the war against Japan.
aka: Da Ming jie
Set in 1642, two years before the collapse of the Ming Dynasty, the film tells the story of Marshal Sun Chuanting (1593-1643) and physician Wu Youke (1582-1652), who struggled to keep the monarchy afloat when both a pandemic and a major rebellion simultaneously hit the crumbling Ming Empire.
aka: Huang he da xia
One of the best chop sockey films made. Good action and acting. In this martial arts action-drama, a swordsman named Toh Hong travels home after a long battle to discover his wife and children have been brutally murdered.
aka: Kungfu Warlord 2m, "She diao ying xiong chuan xu ji" (original title)
Renowned film director Chang Cheh returns with Ti Lung,
Alexander Fu Sheng, and a stellar supporting cast to create
a far-out martial arts spectacle that rivals its predecessor, a
rarity in any film industry. Our hero Kuo Tsing wins the hand
of fair maiden Huang Yung but almost immediately clan
rivalries result in Kuo being wounded and an arch rival being
named the new leader of the Beggar Clan! The legendary
Alexander Fu Sheng (Chinatown Kid) is back as Kuo, and Niu
Niu shines in her show-stopping role as his dearly betrothed.
aka: Wo de fu qin mu qin
City businessman Luo Yusheng returns to his home village in North China for the funeral of his father, the village teacher. He finds his elderly mother insisting that all the traditional burial customs be observed, despite the fact that times have changed so much, and that it involves many people carrying his father's body back to the village - the road home. As Yusheng debates the complications involved in organising such a big feat, he remembers the magical story of how his father and mother first met and got together.
Brave detective Johnny To (Wong Cho-lam), although very agile, but only stands at 5 feet 4 inches so he could not fulfill his desire to be a member of the G4 special force to protect the Chief Executive of Hong Kong (Patrick Dunn). His girlfriend Angel (Kimmy Tong) is very sassy and often abuses him, making his life very miserable.
Because heaven and hell are competing for customers, although hell is giving discounts for being not guilty drunk driving, roaming nightclubs and swearing, but heaven is giving three thousand square feet mansion, cosmetic package and holidays everyday so nobody cares about hell. The Mother of Hell (Siu Yam-yam) sends the Son of Hell the Devil Prince Vincent (Chapman To) to Earth to compete with Jim the Angel (Jim Chim) for more customers and they began to fight for the soul of Johnny To.
aka: Xiu Chun Dao
Set in the late Ming Dynasty, the movie tells the story of three people who serve in their kingdom as Jinyiwei guards. They have to go after Wei Zhongxian (Jin Shijie), who is on the run and must be caught at all costs (But is it all a strange conspiracy?).
aka: Quan Min Mu Ji
Tycoon Lin Tai's daughter Lin Mengmeng becomes the murder suspect of his father's fiance Yang Dan. Her defense lawyer Zhou Li and prosecutor Tong Tao gains in-depth understanding through cross examinations in court. Who is actually the murderer of Yang Dan?
aka: Shaolin Temple 3: Martial Arts of Shaolin
Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler's extravagant public birthday celebration. Two other men from the south Shaolin temple also set out to assassinate the ruler, but all three fail and are chased all over by soldiers. Meanwhile, one of the southerners turns out to be a cross-dressed woman, who is also discovered to wear a footbell to match Jet Li's, meaning they are somehow slated for an arranged marriage.
Chinese “The Da Vinci Code”: a group of people seems unrelated— an auto mechanic Cheng Xi (acted by Pan Yueming), a policewoman Mei Jia (acted by Hu Ke) and a Japanese archaeologist Xiao Yelingzi (acted by Yi Nengjing), they are bonded by an invaluable empire treasure of Ming Dynasty. With the mystery Everyone starts a hunt for fortune and power.
aka: Nan quan bei tui zhan yan wang
In this period martial arts-adventure, three warriors set out on a series of adventures in order to determine who has the strongest fighting skills. The Hot, the Cool, and the Vicious stars Delon Tan and Wang Tao.
aka: Jinjì youxi zhi mi zang
A group of cosplayers go out of town to take photos of themselves in their costumes. During a game of hide-and-seek people start dying. Things get worse when the deceased begin to return for retribution.
aka: "Xi you ji: Da nao tian gong" (original title)
The film is based on selected chapters of Wu Cheng'en's classical novel Journey to the West and will tell the story of how the Monkey King rebels against the Jade Emperor of Heaven. Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. Thus, according to legend, Buddhism is brought to ancient China. This much beloved story, is as much a part of Asian culture as The Iliad and The Odyssey or The Wizard of Oz are to the West. This first installment in a trilogy of live action 3-D movies is actually a prequel to The Journey To The West, the much told story of the Monkey King's adventures on the road to India.
aka: Gui Pin Che
Carpoolers run into mysterious and supernatural circumstances when their car breaks down on the highway.
aka: "Xi you ji zhi da sheng gui lai" (original title)
The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the Gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. 500 years later, monsters attack a small village and a child flees to the mountains. Unknowingly, the child releases the Monkey King from his curse. With the help and encouragement from this special child, Monkey King saves the village from the evil monsters.
The four constables, Emotionless (Crystal Liu Yifei), Iron Hands (Collin Chou),Life Snatcher (Ronald Cheng) and ColdBlood (Deng Chao), are specially skilled in their own individual super powers. When the four constables of the Divine Constabulary investigate a murder in the suburbs, they unexpectedly stumble on clues to the murder of Emotionless’s family 15 years ago.
A documentary that follows the journey of two of China's first citizen reporters as they travel the country chronicling under-reported news and social issues stories.
No sooner is a team at ICAC set up to investigate irregularities/corruption in soccer/football official gaming/betting in Hong Kong before a suspect is assassinated.
China, 1899. A hedonistic young man must assume the role of heir to a banking empire he cares little about. Following the tragic kidnapping of his brothers wife, "Third Master" reluctantly submits to pressure from his overbearing father. Powerful bank-owner Lord Kang is determined to prepare Third Master for financial leadership by molding his son into his own image. The ruthless businessman tries to convince his son to choose a proven unscrupulous bank manager over a more honest one. But the idealistic Third Master has always questioned his father's autocratic rule and ethics. the tense relationship is further complicated by Third Masters undying love for his beautiful young stepmother, his first and only love stolen from him by his own father. Embarking on a metaphysical journey, Third Master must decide whether to follow his father's path or find his own. Greed, deception and jealousy surface under the pressures of war and the impending change from silver to paper bills...
aka: Warriors of Heaven and Earth
aka: Tiān dì yīng xióng
A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero known as the "King of Beggars." [Mandarin - English Subtitles]
Watch Hua Yang: The height of gaiety on Piao Dao. Merchants and pirates may have their treasures but the biggest prizes are the sensational twin singing courtesans... See full synopsis »
Ah B (Vic Chou) was once a champion motorbike racer but lost everything in a fixed match. His wife Jiawei (Mini Yang) left him, and he has since abandoned himself to drinking and gambling to pass the days, turning a blind eye to his neighbor Ma Niu (Ella), who quietly admires him from afar. Six years later, Jiawei turns up unexpectedly one day and temporarily puts in his custody a little boy named Bin Bin (Xiao Xiao Bin) - the son he never knew of. This adorable kid manages to melt Ah B's cold hard heart, and the rookie daddy gradually finds the will to pull himself together and recover his wasted life. However, just as Ah B has developed a close, inseparable bond with Bin Bin, Jiawei comes back to take him away with her to the United States.
Watch Shi lian 33 tian: Plot: Xiaoxian?s life is right on track. She has a steady job at an upscale wedding planning company, a cute apartment, and most importantly, a loving boyfriend of 7 years. Any day now, Xiaoxian is sure that he?ll pop the question. But everything comes crashing down when she discovers that he?s actually cheating on her? with her best friend. How could things go so wrong? Dumped and heartbroken, Xiaoxian is a total mess. It doesn?t help that she has to face perky brides every day. Things go from bad to worse until her sassy, but jaded, co-worker Jian intervenes. It?s not that Jian really cares. It?s more that he?s sick of witnessing her pathetic decline. Xiaoxian seriously needs to get a...