The Top 100 'Time Out: Hong Kong's 100 Greatest Hong Kong Films' Movies

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4

The Killer 1989, 111 min.

John Woo     Starring: Chow Yun-FatDanny LeeSally Yeh

Action Thriller    Action    Buddy Film

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Ip Man 2008, 106 min.

Wilson Yip     Starring: Donnie YenSimon YamSiu-Wong Fan

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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Drunken Master 1978, 111 min.

Woo-ping Yuen     Starring: Dean ShekYuen Shun-YiJackie Chan

Action Comedy    Action    Comedy

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9

Police Story 1985, 90 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: Jackie ChanBrigitte LinMaggie Cheung

Action Comedy    Action Thriller    Action

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Kung Fu Hustle 2004, 95 min.

Stephen Chow     Starring: Stephen ChowYuen WahDong Zhi Hua

Action Comedy    Action    Black Comedy

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The Big Boss 1971, 99 min.

Wei Lo     Starring: Li QuinnPaul TienBruce Lee

Action Thriller    Action    Crime

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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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15

Shaolin Soccer 2001, 87 min.

Stephen Chow     Starring: Stephen ChowMan Tat NgYin Tse

Action Comedy    Action    Comedy

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16

Once Upon a Time in China 1991, 134 min.

Hark Tsui     Starring: Jet LiBiao Yuen

Action    Adventure Drama    Adventure

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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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Come Drink with Me 1966, 95 min.

King Hu     Starring: Pei-pei ChengHua YuehHung Lieh Chen

Action    Adventure    Fantasy 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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Mr. Vampire 1985, 96 min.

Ricky Lau     Starring: Ching-Ying LamWah YuenSiu-hou Chin

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Horror Comedy

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Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain 1983, 95 min.

Hark Tsui     Starring: Biao YuenHoi MangAdam Cheng

Action    Adventure    Fantasy

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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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Triad Election 2006, 92 min.

Johnnie To     Starring: Simon YamLouis KooLam Suet

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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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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Dirty Ho 1979, 103 min.

Chia-Liang Liu     Starring: Chia Hui LiuHou HsiaoKara Hui

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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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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The Warlords 2007, 110 min.

Peter Chan, Wai Man Yip     Starring: Jet LiTakeshi KaneshiroAndy Lau

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

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The Magic Blade 1976, 86 min.

Yuen Chor     Starring: Lung TiLieh LoLi Ching

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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The Kid 1950, 80 min.

Feng Feng     Starring: Feng FengBruce LeeHoi-Chuen Lee

Based-on-Comics    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Kingdom and the Beauty 1962, 100 min.

Han Hsiang Li     Starring: Siu Loi ChowLin DaiLi Jen Ho

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Musical

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Rouge 1988, 93 min.

Stanley Kwan     Starring: Anita MuiLeslie CheungAlex Man

Fantasy    Foreign Language Film    Romance

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The Orphan 1960, 104 min.

Sun-fung Lee     Starring: Cho-fan NgYin PakBruce Lee

Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Mambo Girl 1957, 91 min.

Wen Yi     Starring: Grace ChangMona FongXiang Gao

Coming-of-Age    Foreign Language Film    Musical

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Centre Stage 1992, 154 min.

Stanley Kwan     Starring: Maggie CheungTony Leung Ka FaiHan Chin

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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The Arch 1969, 94 min.

Shu Shuen Tong     Starring: Lisa LuRoy Chiao

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Period Film

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The Eternal Love 1960, 89 min.

Shilin Zhu     Starring: Qi FuQiuxia GongMing Jiang

Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Motherhood 1960, 90 min.

Kea Tso     Starring: Ying CheungPing HaYifan Jiang

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Festival Moon 1953, 90 min.

Shilin Zhu     Starring: Fei Han

Drama    Foreign Language Film

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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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PTU - Police Tactical Unit 2003, 90 min.

Johnnie To     Starring: Suet LamSimon YamMaggie Siu

Action    Crime    Drama

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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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Long Arm of the Law 1984, 100 min.

Johnny Mak     Starring: Wai LamLung JiangJing Chen

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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85

Ah Ying 1983, 110 min.

Allen Fong     Starring: So-ying Hui

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Romance

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86

Viva Erotica 1996, 99 min.

Tung-Shing Yee     Starring: Leslie CheungPaul ChunElvis Tsui

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Sex Comedy

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Summer Snow 1995, 101 min.

Ann Hui     Starring: Josephine SiaoRoy ChiaoKar-Ying Law

Comedy Drama    Drama    Family Drama

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A Simple Life 2011, 118 min.

Ann Hui     Starring: Deannie YipAndy LauPaul Chun

Based-on-a-True-Story    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Autumn Moon 1992, 98 min.

Clara Law     Starring: Masatoshi NagasePui-Wai LiChoi Siu Wan

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Beast Cops 1998, 110 min.

Gordon Chan, Dante Lam     Starring: Anthony WongMichael WongStephanie Che

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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After This Our Exile 2006, 150 min.

Patrick Tam     Starring: Aaron KwokCharlie YeungKing-to Ng

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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