Movies and TV shows set in hong kong

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in hong kong ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out stylized, realistic, serious, visually appealing, exciting and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with culture clash, brutality, violence, runaway, death, storytelling, martial arts, mentor, vengeance and fight plots mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres shot in Hong Kong, USA, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hong kong: Fallen Angels (1995), Enter the Dragon (1973), The Killer (1989), Infernal Affairs (2002), In the Mood for Love (2000), A Better Tomorrow (1986), Ip Man 2 (2010), Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993), Bodyguards and Assassins (2009), New Police Story (2004).

List of movies set in hong kong

 7.6
 39K
Fallen Angels (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this bifurcated crime narrative, a disillusioned hitman attempts to escape from his violent lifestyle against the wishes of his partner, who is infatuated with him, and an eccentric mute repeatedly encounters, then subsequently falls for, a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, art house, meditative, mysterious ...
Plot: hitman, killer, love, couples, criminal heroes, partners in crime, crimes, couple relations, love affair, existentialism, loneliness, one last job ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: hong kong, tokyo, asia
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Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, master warrior, martial arts tournament, lone hero, revenge, island, fight, tough heroes, shaolin monk, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles, california ...
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 7.8
 48K
The Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey ...
Style: intense, exciting, atmospheric, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, friendship, redemption, one last job, gunfight, organized crime, gangsters, revenge, assassin, heroic bloodshed, mob boss ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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Infernal Affairs (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, organized crime, mole, police, betrayal, undercover, working undercover, double life, mind game, undercover cop, spy ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, art house, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, loneliness, infidelity, forbidden love, romance, love affair, marriage, newspaper, neighbor, love, human nature, life & death ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1966
Place: hong kong, japan, singapore, china, shanghai ...
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A Better Tomorrow (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
Style: neo noir, bloody, stylized, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, heroic bloodshed, gangsters, police, gunfight, organized crime, betrayal, mafia, kung fu, crime boss, criminal underworld, hate ...
Time: 80s, 70s, future, 20th century
Place: hong kong, california, tokyo, asia, taiwan ...
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 7.5
 105K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, wing chun, fight, martial artist, pride and honor, contests and competitions, warrior, courage, poverty, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, tokyo, japan, china, england ...
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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, bruce lee, filmmaking, actor's life, culture clash, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, training, american dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: hong kong, los angeles, san francisco, china, california ...
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Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, chinese history, kung fu, giant, fight, revolution, politics, patriotism, empress, occupation, state affairs, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: hong kong, ancient china, asia
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New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, crimes, police, revenge, partner, undercover cop, rivalry, kung fu, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
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 5.8
 121K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: suspense, tense, psychotronic, emotional, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: skyscraper, terrorism, fire, heroism, protective parent, disaster, lone hero, betrayal, kidnapping, courage, panic, ex soldier ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, minnesota
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 7.4
 57K
2046 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.
Style: touching, emotional, mind bending, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, writer's life, romance, melancholy, haunted by the past, coincidence, old friend, memory, destiny, road not taken, introspection, writers ...
Time: future, 60s, 2040s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, singapore, asia
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 6.6
 5K
Dream Home (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman will go to whatever lengths necessary to obtain her dream home with a view of the sea. This includes driving down the property value and decreasing the occupancy rate by killing her potential neighbors ...
Style: slasher, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: female psychopath, murder, violence, obsession, real estate, psychopath, blind ambition, crimes, violence spree, chinese woman, murder of a pregnant woman, plan gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, xian
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 6.0
 12K
Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, kung fu, crimes, good versus evil, one man army, martial artist, heroes, secret identity, police, fistfight, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
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Infernal Affairs II (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, organized crime, police, crimes, vengeance, murder, spy, police investigation, survival, police detective, recruit ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
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 6.7
 13K
Flash Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Ma Jun, known for dispensing his own brand of justice during arrests, teams up with an undercover cop, Wilson, to try and bring down three merciless Vietnamese brothers running a smuggling ring in the months before mainland ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, gang, smuggling, rivalry, working undercover, kung fu, fight, vigilantism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 7.0
 55K
Ip Man 3 (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.
Style: breathtaking, stylized, entertaining, scenic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, wing chun, fight scenes, martial arts school, fight, gang, mentor, culture clash, cancer, mythology, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
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 5.2
 42K
The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, entertaining, stylized, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, interpol, immortality, adventure, superhuman powers, fight, chase, warrior, female agent, rescue, heroes, magic ...
Place: hong kong, dublin ireland, ireland, asia
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 7.5
 42K
Lust, Caution (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 157 min.
Story: During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: seduction, world war two, lust, forbidden love, strong sexual content, explicit sex, erotica, sex scene, extramarital affair, mistress, sexual relations, espionage ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, china, shanghai ...
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 7.7
 139K
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, surreal, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, gang, lone hero, mob boss, kung fu fighting, violent, bully, murder ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, shanghai
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 5.6
 41K
Double Impact (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, twins, murder, brother brother relationship, bully, tough heroes, revenge, fight, instructor, siblings relations, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991
Place: hong kong, los angeles, asia
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 5.5
 2K
Tai-Pan (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film begins following the British victory of the first Opium War and the seizure of Hong Kong. Although the island is largely uninhabited and the terrain unfriendly, it has a large port that both the British government and various trading ...
Style: serious, realistic, epic
Plot: rivalry, businessman, competition, interracial relations, white man asian woman relationship, historical event, ocean, heroes, society, adventure, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: hong kong, china, asia, england, europe ...
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A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Russian countess stows away in the stateroom of a married U.S. diplomat bound for New York.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: charlie chaplin, ocean liner, sea, stowaway, ship, couples, cruise, disorder, romance, misfit, prostitute, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, honolulu hawaii, asia, saudi arabia, hawaii ...
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 6.8
 85K
Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: inspirational, exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, tournament, martial arts tournament, kung fu, revenge, underdog, rivalry, sport, fight, airport, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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Chungking Express (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.
Style: atmospheric, art house, surreal, non-linear, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: loneliness, multiple storylines, love, femme fatale, breakup, love story, life philosophy, drug dealer, romance, fall in love, police officer, drug smuggling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: hong kong, california, tokyo, asia, taiwan
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 7.7
 50K
Hard Boiled (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A cop who loses his partner in a shoot-out with gun smugglers goes on a mission to catch them. In order to get closer to the leaders of the ring he joins forces with an undercover cop who's working as a gangster hitman. They use all means of ...
Style: bloody, suspense, intense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gunfight, violence, undercover, violent, mafia, martial arts, partnership, police, hospital, arms dealer, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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The Mighty Peking Man (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Word of a monster ape ten stories tall living in the Himalayas reaches fortune hunters in Hong Kong. They travel to India to capture it, but wild animals and quicksand dissuade all but Johnny, an adventurer with a broken heart. He finds the monster ...
Style: surreal, bloody, light, visually appealing, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: jungle, monster, kung fu, giant ape, adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), gorilla, martial arts, snake, ship, monkey, earthquake ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, japan, tokyo, new jersey, india ...
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 6.7
 7K
Crime Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, entertaining, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, corruption, kung fu, rescue, rivalry, dishonesty, good versus evil, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, california, china, asia, taiwan
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 7.5
 36K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: light, humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, murder, crimes, police, chase, car chase, gangsters, justice, fight scenes, drug lord, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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 7.1
 339
Autumn Moon (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Japanese tourist, Tokio, meets a 15-year-old Hong Kong girl and her grandmother left behind in Hong Kong while their family emmigrates to Canada.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: food, autumn, immigration, immigrants, family relations, friendship, culture clash, first time, grandparent grandchild relationship, society, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hong kong, canada, asia, tokyo
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