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LoveHKFilm.com's The Best Hong Kong Films Ever

203 movies · Adopted from mjf314.

In 2012, LoveHKFilm.com asked its readers to vote for the best Hong Kong films ever. 166 people participated - mostly normal fans, but also some film fest personnel and producers. This was LoveHKFilm.com's final poll, following three decade polls (2000s, 1990s, 1980s).

Full list with points and runners up
Countdown with images and descriptions of each movie
Best performances

76 47 2

1 new

Chung Hing sam lam (1994)

A.k.a. Chungking Express · 102 min · Directed by Kar-wai Wong · In 17 official lists

A.k.a. Chungking Express · In 17 official lists Drama · Romance · Comedy

8.3K 1.3K 56

2 new

Mou gaan dou (2002)

A.k.a. Infernal Affairs · 101 min · Directed by Alan Mak, Andrew Lau · In 10 official lists

A.k.a. Infernal Affairs · In 10 official lists Crime · Drama · Thriller · Mystery

9.7K 955 58

3 new

Ying hung boon sik (1986)

A.k.a. A Better Tomorrow · 95 min · Directed by John Woo · In 7 official lists

A.k.a. A Better Tomorrow · In 7 official lists Action · Crime · Drama

1.2K 79 16

4 new

Faa yeung nin wa (2000)

A.k.a. In the Mood for Love · 98 min · Directed by Kar-wai Wong · In 26 official lists

A.k.a. In the Mood for Love · In 26 official lists Drama · Romance

12K 2K 90

5 new

Dip huet seung hung (1989)

A.k.a. The Killer · 111 min · Directed by John Woo · In 13 official lists

A.k.a. The Killer · In 13 official lists Action · Crime · Drama

4.8K 402 51

6 new

Lat sau san taam (1992)

A.k.a. Hard Boiled · 128 min · Directed by John Woo · In 9 official lists

A.k.a. Hard Boiled · In 9 official lists Action · Crime · Drama

4.6K 462 35

7 new

Ging chaat goo si (1985)

A.k.a. Police Story · 101 min · Directed by Jackie Chan · In 7 official lists

A.k.a. Police Story · In 7 official lists Action · Comedy · Thriller

3K 136 8

8 new

Sien nui yau wan (1987)

A.k.a. A Chinese Ghost Story · 98 min · Directed by Siu-Tung Ching · In 6 official lists

A.k.a. A Chinese Ghost Story · In 6 official lists Action · Comedy · Fantasy

793 56 6

9 new

Do ma daan (1986)

A.k.a. Peking Opera Blues · 104 min · Directed by Hark Tsui · In 3 official lists

A.k.a. Peking Opera Blues · In 3 official lists Action · Comedy

431 31 5

10 new

Siu Lam juk kau (2001)

A.k.a. Shaolin Soccer · 113 min · Directed by Stephen Chow · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. Shaolin Soccer · In 4 official lists Action · Comedy · Sport

6.9K 392 59

11 new

Cheung foh (1999)

A.k.a. The Mission · 84 min · Directed by Johnnie To · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. The Mission · In 4 official lists Crime · Drama · Mystery

440 47 9

12 new

Ah fei zing zyun (1990)

A.k.a. Days of Being Wild · 94 min · Directed by Kar-wai Wong · In 10 official lists

A.k.a. Days of Being Wild · In 10 official lists Crime · Drama · Romance

2.3K 223 18

13 new

Die xue jie tou (1990)

A.k.a. Bullet in the Head · 136 min · Directed by John Woo · In 1 official list

A.k.a. Bullet in the Head · In 1 official list Action · Crime · Drama

641 61 6

14 new

Jui kuen II (1994)

A.k.a. The Legend of Drunken Master · 102 min · Directed by Chia-Liang Liu · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. The Legend of Drunken Master · In 2 official lists Action · Comedy

4.4K 277 16

15 new

Am zin (1999)

A.k.a. Running Out of Time · 93 min · Directed by Johnnie To · In 1 official list

A.k.a. Running Out of Time · In 1 official list Action · Crime · Drama · Thriller

240 22 3

16 new

Tian mi mi (1996)

A.k.a. Comrades: Almost a Love Story · 118 min · Directed by Peter Chan · In 6 official lists

A.k.a. Comrades: Almost a Love Story · In 6 official lists Drama · Romance

292 38 1

17 new

Wong Fei Hung (1991)

A.k.a. Once Upon a Time in China · 134 min · Directed by Hark Tsui · In 8 official lists

A.k.a. Once Upon a Time in China · In 8 official lists Action · Drama · Adventure

2K 80 18

18 new

Dung che sai duk (1994)

A.k.a. Ashes of Time · 100 min · Directed by Kar-wai Wong · In 6 official lists

A.k.a. Ashes of Time · In 6 official lists Action · Drama

1.5K 110 21

19 new

Do lok tin si (1995)

A.k.a. Fallen Angels · 99 min · Directed by Kar-wai Wong · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. Fallen Angels · In 4 official lists Crime · Drama · Romance

2.4K 345 15

20 new

Kung fu (2004)

A.k.a. Kung Fu Hustle · 99 min · Directed by Stephen Chow · In 9 official lists

A.k.a. Kung Fu Hustle · In 9 official lists Action · Crime · Comedy · Fantasy

9.9K 777 79

21 new

Fong juk (2006)

A.k.a. Exiled · 110 min · Directed by Johnnie To · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. Exiled · In 2 official lists Action · Crime · Thriller

766 80 9

22 new

Sai yau gei: Yut gwong bou haap (1995)

A.k.a. A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box · 87 min · Directed by Jeffrey Lau · In 3 official lists

A.k.a. A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box · In 3 official lists Action · Adventure · Comedy

256 23 0

23 new

Sai yau gei: Sin leui kei yun (1995)

A.k.a. A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella · 95 min · Directed by Jeffrey Lau · In 3 official lists

A.k.a. A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella · In 3 official lists Action · Adventure · Comedy

204 22 1

24 new

Wong Fei Hung II: Nam yee tung chi keung (1992)

A.k.a. Once Upon a Time in China II · 113 min · Directed by Hark Tsui · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. Once Upon a Time in China II · In 2 official lists Action · Adventure · Biography

889 31 2

25 new

Sik san (1996)

A.k.a. The God of Cookery · 95 min · Directed by Lik-Chi Lee, Stephen Chiau · In 1 official list

A.k.a. The God of Cookery · In 1 official list Action · Comedy · Fantasy

350 33 2

26 new

Yau doh lung fu bong (2004)

A.k.a. Throw Down · 95 min · Directed by Johnnie To · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. Throw Down · In 2 official lists Drama

109 13 0

27 new

Tin joek jau ching (1990)

A.k.a. A Moment of Romance · 87 min · Directed by Benny Chan · In 1 official list

A.k.a. A Moment of Romance · In 1 official list Action · Drama · Romance

30 3 0

28 new

Jing wu men (1972)

A.k.a. The Chinese Connection · 106 min · Directed by Wei Lo · In 6 official lists

A.k.a. The Chinese Connection · In 6 official lists Action · Drama · Romance

2K 88 17

29 new

Wo hu cang long (2000)

A.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon · 120 min · Directed by Ang Lee · In 22 official lists

A.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon · In 22 official lists Action · Drama · Romance

34K 1.9K 231

30 new

Dou san (1989)

A.k.a. God of Gamblers · 126 min · Directed by Jing Wong · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. God of Gamblers · In 2 official lists Action · Drama · Comedy

245 10 4

31 new

'A' gai wak (1983)

A.k.a. Project A · 105 min · Directed by Jackie Chan · In 3 official lists

A.k.a. Project A · In 3 official lists Action · Comedy

1.1K 50 9

32 new
33 new

Fong sai yuk (1993)

A.k.a. The Legend · 100 min · Directed by Corey Yuen · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. The Legend · In 2 official lists Action · Comedy · History

473 18 4

34 new

Chi bi (2008)

A.k.a. Red Cliff · 146 min · Directed by John Woo · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. Red Cliff · In 2 official lists Action · Drama · Adventure

1.8K 131 12

35 new

Chi bi Part II: Jue zhan tian xia (2009)

A.k.a. Red Cliff II · 142 min · Directed by John Woo · In 1 official list

A.k.a. Red Cliff II · In 1 official list Action · Drama · History

966 81 5

36 new

Hak se wui (2005)

A.k.a. Election · 100 min · Directed by Johnnie To · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. Election · In 2 official lists Crime · Drama · Thriller

691 47 8

37 new

Chou tin dik tong wah (1987)

A.k.a. An Autumn's Tale · 98 min · Directed by Mabel Cheung · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. An Autumn's Tale · In 4 official lists Drama · Romance

118 6 0

38 new

Mou gaan dou II (2003)

A.k.a. Infernal Affairs II · 119 min · Directed by Wai-keung Lau, Alan Mak · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. Infernal Affairs II · In 2 official lists Action · Crime · Drama

1.4K 68 8

39 new

Geung si sin sang (1985)

A.k.a. Mr. Vampire · 96 min · Directed by Ricky Lau · In 5 official lists

A.k.a. Mr. Vampire · In 5 official lists Action · Comedy · Fantasy

250 18 2

40 new

Da zui xia (1966)

A.k.a. Come Drink with Me · 91 min · Directed by King Hu · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. Come Drink with Me · In 4 official lists Action · Crime

828 47 10

41 new

Chun gwong cha sit (1997)

A.k.a. Happy Together · 96 min · Directed by Kar-wai Wong · In 11 official lists

A.k.a. Happy Together · In 11 official lists Drama · Romance

2.7K 326 16

42 new

Jing wu ying xiong (1994)

A.k.a. Fist of Legend · 103 min · Directed by Gordon Chan · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. Fist of Legend · In 2 official lists Action · Drama

1.9K 103 4

43 new

Shao Lin san shi liu fang (1978)

A.k.a. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin · 115 min · Directed by Chia-Liang Liu · In 6 official lists

A.k.a. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin · In 6 official lists Action · Drama · Adventure

1.5K 143 6

44 new

Hak se wui yi wo wai kwai (2006)

A.k.a. Triad Election · 92 min · Directed by Johnnie To · In 2 official lists

A.k.a. Triad Election · In 2 official lists Crime · Drama · Thriller

394 34 6

46 new

Ban jin ba liang (1976)

A.k.a. The Private Eyes · 94 min · Directed by Michael Hui · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. The Private Eyes · In 4 official lists Comedy

106 8 0

47 new

Lung foo fong wan (1987)

A.k.a. City on Fire · 105 min · Directed by Ringo Lam · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. City on Fire · In 4 official lists Action · Crime · Drama · Thriller

568 24 5

48 new
49 new

Heung Gong jai jo (1997)

A.k.a. Made in Hong Kong · 108 min · Directed by Fruit Chan · In 5 official lists

A.k.a. Made in Hong Kong · In 5 official lists Crime · Drama · Comedy

172 9 0

50 new