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Mr. Vampire (1985)

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Plot (HKL Edition): Inspired by Pu Song-ling’s legendary collection of horror stories in Liaozhai Zhiyi, ‘Mr. Vampire’ is a multi-leveled, kaleidoscopic action-adventure which combines the supernatural, elements of black comedy and award-winning action in one of the most successful Hong Kong pictures ever made. Read the rest of this entry »

Heart of the Dragon (1985)

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Fung Tat (Jackie Chan) is a police officer who dreams of becoming a sailor for the navy and see the world. The only thing holding him back is older brother, Danny (Sammo Hung), nicknamed Do-Do. Do-Do is mentally ill, he is at the physical age of 30 although his mind is probably at the age of a ten year old. Do-Do spends most of his times getting up to some wild and wacky schemes with his four friends (all kids).

One day Fung gets promoted to CID and poor Do-Do gets in trouble in a restaurant, locking himself in a freezer after not being able to pay the bill. As you can tell Fung’s career is always being held back by his brother. Although he is dating a young woman Jenny (Emily Chu), Fung’s mates think he killing two birds with one stone, proposing to Jenny and pursuing his career as a sailor, leaving Jenny with Do-Do. Read the rest of this entry »

Yes Madam! (1985)

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Plot: Scottish Businessman Richard Nordon was known to have a small piece of microfilm, with criminating evidence against crime lord Tin (James Tien). Richard attempts to bargain with Tin’s henchman, Dick (Dick Wei). Dick is in no mood to bargain, so he kills Richard on the spot and then goes for the microfilm. Although his plan doesn’t work when a Bellboy comes in the room. This mysterious Bellboy ends up stealing from Richard (To Whom he thinks is sleeping) and ends up taking the microfilm as well without known it. Dick has to escape when the police hit the scene.

The police officer in charge is Inspector Ng (Michelle Yeoh), she was a personal friend of Richard and is more than happy to arrest the crooks. She believes that is was the Bellboy who murdered him, as she say him leaving the room. Ng’s boss, Chief Inspector Wong (Melvin Wong) decides to bring in one of Richards colleagues from Scotland Yard to help with the investigation.

Carrie Morris (Cynthia Rothrock) is a tough cookie and believes in using her fists before her brain. She apprehends a thug who is attempting to leave the country and he was also using Richard Nordons passport.

It turns out that he had bought this passport from a guy who sells fake goods, mainly passports and weapons. Everyone knows this person as Panadol (Tsui Hark). Panadol is a real slippery fish with a workshop that has more tricks and trapdoors than you can imagine. He is accompanied by two dim sidekicks, Strepsil (John Shum) and Aspirin (Mang Hoi). Both Strepsil and Aspirin were the Bellboys stealing from the hotel rooms the night Richard died.

The trio soon find the microfilm and they find out what its worth, but they are mixed with the decision of either handing it over to the police or handing it over to Mr. Tin… Read the rest of this entry »

Police Story (1985)

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Plot: Jackie plays a Hong Kong cop who is as hard as rock. He is assigned along with other cops to arrest a major drug dealer and even in the first 5 minutes you will be glued. Jackie arrests the dealer although he has a good lawyer and walks free. Then the evil drug dealer sets out to take some bloodthirsty revenge on Jackie. Cue Martial Arts Mayhem! Jackie is being framed with the murder of another policeman and while trying to prove is innocence has to go beyond the law to bring the criminal to justice. Read the rest of this entry »

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