Tag Archives: Cantonese

Dai lo bai sau / Only Fools Fall in Love (1995) Roy Chiao, Shing-Chi Fung, Vincent Kok, Comedy, Romance

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Millionaire Ji Fu (Lau ching Wan), the successor of Ji’s family, is arrogant and rude. He then becomes an idiot after being knocked out in an “accident”, which is actually created by the second-successor Ji Jack (Dayo Wong). After becoming an idiot, Fu meets Mon Tee (Wu Chien Lien), a girl who has almost married him for money. They fall for each other as they spend most of their time together. One day Jack comes and decides to do Fu in. Fu and Mon Tee decide to find his Grand Uncle and look for a fair judgement…
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Hong Kong Godfather / Tian zi men sheng (1991) Cheuk-Wing Ho, Andy Lau, Roy Cheung, Kwong Leung Wong, Action, Crime, Thriller

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When the boss of a highly profitable Triad family is forced to flee from Hong Kong, rival gangs swoop in to steal any piece of the action they can. York Koo (Andy Lau) becomes the family’s acting boss, and must do what he can to handle the difficult situation, with mounting pressure from both the Hong Kong police, and rival families.
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Zhuo gui da shi / Ninja Vampire Busters (1989) Norman Law Man, Stanley Wing Siu, Kent Cheng, Pak-Cheung Chan, Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, Comedy, Horror

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In ancient China, a demon was defeated in a fierce battle with a priest, who sealed it’s evil spirit in a vase. Centuries later, during the cultural revolution, rebels attempted to gain possession of the vessel from the priest’s descendant; however, he threw it into the ocean to keep it from being tampered. The vase was recovered years later in Hong Kong and was auctioned off to a councilman. The demon, unfortunately, escaped and took control of the councilman’s body, beginning a spree of terror in the city.
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Yu Ta-fu chuan ji / Cherry Blossoms (1988) Eddie Ling-Ching Fong, Yat Sun Chan, Yun-Fat Chow, Tat Wah Fok, Drama, Romance

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In 1913, Yu Dafu goes from China to Japan to study. At that time, Japan is the nascent superpower of East Asia, while China, the “sick man of Asia”, is in turmoil. Dafu is forced to confront the formidable combination of challenging schoolwork, foreign culture, and a racist populace during his time in Japan, and, along the way, struggles with becoming a man, emotionally and sexually. Towards the beginning of the film, he meets, while bathing nude in a hot spring, Lung-erh, and falls in love instantly. Although Yu Dafu is unable to locate her after their brief encounter, he eventually runs into her again after having taken up his studies in Nagoya.
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Aap wong 2 (2016) Kwok-Man Keung, Iris Chung, Dominic Ho, Tony Ho, Comedy

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Hong Kong sex comedy The Gigolo returns with a darker and even more salacious sequel, again starring Dominic Ho as the gigolo king who can send any woman to seventh heaven with his top-notch skills and attention. Since working his way to the top of the trade in the last film, Feng is now a club owner with a booming business and disciples of his own. Naive C-list actress Monica (Connie Man) follows her friend into prostitution in order to earn money for her mother’s surgery. However, her shy and frigid performance in bed turns off the disgustingly rich and sex-crazed clients she services. Determined to improve, Monica seeks Feng’s help to learn the tricks of the trade.
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Cheut ai kup gei / Exodus (2007) Ho-Cheung Pang, Simon Yam, Annie Liu, Nick Cheung, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Cheut ai kup gei AKA Exodus (2007)
A low-ranking cop often relegated to desk duty, middle-aged Tsim Kin Yip (Simon Yam) lives a stable, mundane life with his young yoga instructor wife Ann (Annie Liu). The monotony is broken one day when he interrogates Kwan Ping Man (Nick Cheung), a nervous, profanity-spouting man caught spying in the women’s bathroom. Kwan, who seems to have more than a few screws loose, confides to Tsim a shocking secret: a ring of women conspiring to murder men. Everyday, plans are whispered in restrooms and deaths are carefully engineered, so that men die unnoticeably from “accidents” that are anything but. Tsim initially dismisses Kwan’s conspiracy theory, but then clues crop up suggesting there is something fishy at work. Both his marriage and life could be at stake as Tsim becomes increasingly obsessed with cracking the case.
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Banana Spirit / Jing ling bian (1992) Kin Lo, Collin Chou, Josephine Foo, Ching-Ying Lam, Comedy, Fantasy

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Francis Ng stars as Chic, who helps his friend Che (Ngai Sing), a Taoist ghostbuster, with various assignments. They both owe gambling debts to the nasty mobster Rabid Hsiung (Tommy Wong), so they’re in desperate need of money, leading them to take on a request from the elderly Taoist master Tang (Richard Ng) to help him capture the Banana Spirit. On a late-night search, the trio is frightened by a demon as well as awakening the Banana Spirit, Muyung Yu-Yu, who takes the earthly form of a beautiful model and seduces Chic. Chic and the ghost become lovers, and she saves his life when he is shot at by mobsters as well as helping him win a great deal of money at one of Rabid Hsiung’s casinos. Hsiung figures out that Yu-Yu has special powers, which he attempts to use for his own benefit, but Chic kills him before he can realize his plans. Unfortunately, Hsiung rises from the grave as a clownish evil spirit looking for revenge, and Yu-Yu’s allotted time on Earth is quickly running out. Lam Ching-ying and Yip Wing-cho co-star in the lively romp.
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