Canadian Mounties Corporal Rod Webb and Constable Mike Kelly, along with Rod’s dog Chinook, are sent to the Blackfoot Crossing country to find the killer of trapper Antonie Dubois, and also to investigate reports of illegal deals in beaver pelts. Mike, a rookie, is delighted with the assignment as it takes him to his home country where he again sees Sandra Dubois, his childhood sweetheart.
Chicken and Duck Talk / Gai tung ngap gong (1988) Clifton Ko, Michael Hui, Ricky Hui, Sylvia Chang, Comedy
Old Hui runs a restaurant specializing in roast duck. His secret duck recipe is very tasty, but customers and staff alike have to put up with the filthy shop and Hui’s cost-cutting way of doing business. When ”Danny Fried Chicken” (an American-style fast-food restuarant) opens up across the street, Hui receives a rude shock and is forced to lift his game to compete. He might even have to supply clean chopsticks.
Carry On Wise Guy / Warrior from Shaolin (1980) Chia-Hui Liu, Chia Yung Liu, Lily Li, Action, Comedy
Gordon Liu as the Master Killer has taken a vow not to use his superior fighting abilities, but he is put to the test when he must transport a valuable map across dangerous territory. Features amazing fight scenes choreographed by the Lau Brothers.
By Hook or by Crook / Xian yu fan sheng (1980) Karl Maka, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Dean Shek, Ka-Sang Cheng, Action, Comedy
The portly but agile Hung nimbly evades the Hong Kong police as a benevolent burglar who gives his haul to charity. An amusing martial arts comedy about a Robin Hood-like hero named “FLOWER KID” who stole from the rich and gave to the poor. Overview: “Flower Kid” was a Robin Hood-type hero who robbed the rich and gave to the poor.
Diary of a Mad Old Man / Fûten Rôjin nikki (1962) Keigo Kimura, Sô Yamamura, Ayako Wakao, Keizô Kawasaki, Drama, Comedy
Diary of a Mad Old Man is the journal of Utsugi, a seventy-seven-year-old man of refined tastes who is recovering from a stroke. He discovers that, while his body is decaying, his libido still rages on – unwittingly sparked by the gentle, kindly attentions of his daughter-in-law Satsuko, a chic, flashy dancer with a shady past.
Godfather’s Daughter Mafia Blues / Lit foh ching sau (1991) Hark-On Fung, Alex Man, Yukari Ôshima, Mark Cheng, Action, Comedy, Drama
Fish farm workers Wai (Mark Cheng Ho-nam) and Nan (Benny Lai Wai) inadvertently insult some local gangsters, leading to a string of events that get them deeper and deeper in trouble. They are rescued by triad boss Li Hwa-yu (Alex Man Chi-leung) who, impressed with their fighting abilities, decides to recruit them into his gang.
Moon Over Tao / Tao no tsuki (1997) Keita Amemiya, Toshiyuki Nagashima, Hiroshi Abe, Yûko Moriyama, Action, Fantasy
A retired warrior comes to see his former lord and learns that someone is making indestructible swords from some unknown metal. He is sent together with a swordsman to investigate the source. Along the way they meet a young girl working as a beekeeper. She is later witness to the appearance of three strange females from another dimension.
This entry in the series featuring RCMP Rod Webb and his wonder dog, Chinook, has a larger cast than usual, popping in and out of about four different plot lines, which leads Chinook with less to do than usual, which makes it a better than usual entry. Corporal Webb (Kirby Grant) finds a man who seems to have hung himself after writing a suicide note. Webb notes this happened while the suicider was in the midst of cooking himself a meal, and concludes that all is not right in this part of Canada. Chinook agrees with him. Marion Carr, Claudia Drake and Gloria Talbott are on hand as (mighty nice) visual distractions.
The Eagle Shooting Heroes / Se diu ying hung ji dung sing sai jau (1993) Jeffrey Lau, Leslie Cheung, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A parody of Louis Cha’s novel The Eagle Shooting Heroes (thats the literal translation). Story begins with the Queen of Golden Wheel Kingdom had an affair with her cousin West Poison, and they planned to take over the Kingdom. The 3rd Princess discovered their treason, but she was defeated by West Poison.