The Best 'Time Out: Hong Kong's 100 Greatest Hong Kong Films' Movies of the 1980s

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The Killer 1989, 111 min.

John Woo     Starring: Chow Yun-FatDanny LeeSally Yeh

Action Thriller    Action    Buddy Film

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Police Story 1985, 90 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: Jackie ChanBrigitte LinMaggie Cheung

Action Comedy    Action Thriller    Action

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A Better Tomorrow 1986, 95 min.

John Woo     Starring: Leslie CheungLung TiWaise Lee

Action    Action Thriller    Buddy Film

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A Chinese Ghost Story 1987, 98 min.

Siu-Tung Ching     Starring: Leslie CheungJoey WangMa Wu

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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City on Fire 1987, 101 min.

Ringo Lam     Starring: Chow Yun-FatDanny LeeCarrie Ng

Crime    Crime Thriller    Foreign Language Film

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The Prodigal Son 1981, 104 min.

Sammo Hung     Starring: Biao YuenLam Ching-YingSammo Hung

Action Comedy    Action    Comedy

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God of Gamblers 1989, 126 min.

Jing Wong     Starring: Chow Yun-FatAndy LauJoey Wang

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Peking Opera Blues 1986, 104 min.

Hark Tsui     Starring: Brigitte LinCherie ChungSally Yeh

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy Drama

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Rouge 1988, 93 min.

Stanley Kwan     Starring: Anita MuiLeslie CheungAlex Man

Fantasy    Foreign Language Film    Romance

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Father and Son 1981, 97 min.

Allen Fong     Starring: Yu-Ngor CheungLei ShihSin-Mei Yun

Drama    Family Drama    Foreign Language Film

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The Spooky Bunch 1980, 97 min.

Ann Hui     Starring: Josephine SiaoKenny Bee

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Ghost Film

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Homecoming 1984, 96 min.

Ho Yim     Starring: Josephine KooGaowa SiqinWeixiang Xie

Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Man on the Brink 1981, 100 min.

Gwok-Ming Cheung     Starring: Lun ChiaHing-Yin KamEddie Chan

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Boat People 1982, 109 min.

Ann Hui     Starring: Paul ChiangAndy LauGeorge Lam

Docudrama    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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