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 realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting and rough films and TV shows about / with rivalry, crimes, death, chase, violence, murder, gun, heroes, blood and gunfight plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in Hong Kong, USA, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hong kong: Enter the Dragon (1973), Fallen Angels (1995), The Killer (1989), Infernal Affairs (2002), A Better Tomorrow (1986), Ip Man 2 (2010), New Police Story (2004), 2046 (2004), In the Mood for Love (2000), Autumn Moon (1992).

List of movies set in hong kong

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, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, shaolin, island, tough heroes, drug lord, fighting movie, contests and competitions, spy, master apprentice relationship, martial arts tournament ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, california, china ...
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 7.7
 29K
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, mysterious, serious, meditative ...
Plot: hitman, one last job, couples, killer, criminal heroes, love, couple relations, love affair, crimes, partners in crime, dangerous, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, tokyo
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 7.8
 46K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, friendship, redemption, mob boss, one last job, crime, crimes, going straight, moral dilemma, accident, deadly, innocence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, organized crime, gangsters, betrayal, mind game, psychologist, mob boss, mole, crime, crimes, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
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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: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, friendship, vengeance, gangsters, prison, police officer, forgery, revenge, crime, crimes, police investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, taipei, california ...
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 7.5
 100K
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: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, fist fighting, martial artist, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, courage, fistfight, heroes, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s, year 1949 ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
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New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, partner, crimes, hostages, revenge, rivalry, police, haunted by the past, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, los angeles, tokyo
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 7.4
 52K
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: psychological, futuristic, emotional, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, coincidence, old friend, writer's life, romance, introspection, road not taken, identity crisis, mysterious place, understanding, lifestyle, changing the past or future ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, 20th century, 1960s, 2040s ...
Place: hong kong, singapore, china, asia
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
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: atmospheric, melancholic, contemplative, art house, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, love affair, newspaper, loneliness, infidelity, forbidden love, romance, human nature, marriage, coincidence, neighbor, guilt ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1966
Place: hong kong, japan, singapore, asia, shanghai ...
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 7.0
 313
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, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, friendship, culture clash, immigrants, immigration, urban, coming of age, youth, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, gender ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hong kong, canada, asia, tokyo
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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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, bruce lee, hollywood, filmmaking, american dream, kung fu, training, rising to stardom, prodigy, follow your dream, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: hong kong, california, los angeles, usa, asia ...
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 7.6
 31K
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, kung fu, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crime, crimes, law enforcement, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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 5.6
 39K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, twins, fight, murder, brother brother relationship, blood, tough heroes, revenge, siblings relations, instructor, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, 80s
Place: hong kong, los angeles, asia
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 5.4
 560
Red Nights (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman acquires a box with a seal made of white jade, it is rumored that the box belonged to the first Chinese emperor. She journeys to Hong Kong in an attempt to sell the artifact.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, torture, mystery, treasure hunt, psychopath, strong sexual content, crimes, mysterious character, track down, emperor, poison, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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Detonator II: Night Watch (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Croatia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: UN agents Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver are sent by their director Nick Caldwell to investigate the theft of Rembrandt's painting, "The Night Watch". The trail takes them from Amsterdam to Hong Kong and involves them in not only art ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: art theft, forgery, investigation, undercover, espionage, escapades, adventure, danger, crimes, partners, heist, painting ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, amsterdam, asia, europe, new york
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 6.3
 1K
Triple Tap (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Champion competitive marksman Ken comes across an armored van robbery. He sees a policeman held hostage and shoots and kills four of the robbers. One of the robbers escapes and the policeman survives. The case is handled by Jerry Chang, whom Ken ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, sincere, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, master warrior, law enforcement, mind game, law enforcer killer, armored car, tough law enforcer, deadly, danger, crimes, police funeral, security guard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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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, stylized ...
Plot: martial arts, giant, revolution, politics, chinese history, danger, patriotism, hopes, empress, occupation, political unrest, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.8
 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, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, fighting crime, police investigation, gang, smuggling, danger, rivalry, crimes, working undercover, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.1
 107K
Push (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his father, an assassin, is brutally murdered, Nick Gant vows revenge on Division, the covert government agency that dabbles in psychic warfare and experimental drugs. Hiding in Hong Kong's underworld, Nick assembles a band of rogue ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, telekinesis, clairvoyance, supernatural, danger, chase, psychic, experiment, imaginary, precognition, undercover, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1945
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.6
 3K
Accident (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A self-styled accident choreographer, the Brain is a professional hitman who kills his victims by trapping them in well crafted accidents that look like unfortunate mishaps but are in fact perfectly staged acts of crime. When the teams next ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: perfect crime, hitman, crimes, asian, danger, crime gone awry, master criminal, rivalry, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 5.8
 111K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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: tense, suspense, psychotronic, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: skyscraper, heroism, protective parent, lone hero, fire, panic, penthouse, suicide bomber, hi-tech, family in danger, terrorism, courage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
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 6.6
 1K
Dragon Flies (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian authorities arrest a man believed to be connected to the Sydney criminal underworld and send for Inspector Fang Sing Leng (Jimmy Wang Yu) from Hong Kong to question him. After the alleged criminal is assassinated, Inspector Leng and the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, car chase, corruption, police, undercover, rivalry, chase, fighting crime, adventure, society, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, australia, asia
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Long Arm of the Law (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ultra-violent and ultra-gritty tale of desperate Chinese would-be jewel thieves hoping to make a quick, effortless score in Hong Kong. Naturally, things go afoul, and the gang must hide out until the heat dies down, besmirched with the blood of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, master criminal, crimes, unlikely partners, working undercover, track down, heist, store, cons and scams, gambling, chaos and mayhem, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china
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 5.6
 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: british colonial, rivalry, historical event, interracial relations, state affairs, adventure, escapades, tragic hero, uninhibited rivalry, culture clash, martial arts, heroic mission ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1840s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, europe, england ...
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 6.3
 6K
Rigor Mortis (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Juno Mak’s debut feature Rigor Mortis is an eerie and chilling, contemporary action- and special effects-laden homage to the classic Chinese vampire movies of the 1980s.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, black magic, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, exorcism, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, supernatural ability, down on your luck, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china
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Confessions of Emanuelle (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Famous undercover journalist Emanuelle teams with her friend Cora Norman to uncover a white slave ring.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexual, rough ...
Plot: orgy, sex slave, lesbian sex, forced to strip, investigation, photographer, rape, kidnapping, menage a trois, guru, bondage, world trade center manhattan new york city ...
Time: 70s
Place: middle east, hong kong, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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Boarding Gate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A sordid and complex series of events unfolds when an ex-prostitute becomes involved with a couple in Hong Kong.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prostitute, drug dealing, murder, manipulation, femme fatale, love affair, hitman, infidelity, on the run, crimes, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hong kong, europe, asia, london ...
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 6.4
 475
Golgo 13 (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Duke Togo (codename: Golgo 13) is a ruthless assassin who's accepted a tricky assignment from an American drug syndicate. His mission is to "rub out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His main obstacle is the relentless Detective ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, assassination, female assassin, assassin, rifle, sniper, karate, criminal's revenge, crimes, gangsters, superhero ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: hong kong, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
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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, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: ship, stowaway, nothing goes right, love and romance, misfit, prostitute, dishonesty, couples, romance, love affair, cons and scams, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hong kong, asia, honolulu hawaii, hawaii, usa
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The Road to Hong Kong (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bob Hope and Bing Crosby return as con men Chester Babcock and Harry Turner, in the last of their road movies. When Chester accidentally memorizes and destroys the only copy of a secret Russian formula for a new and improved rocket fuel, they are ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, fish out of water, chase, danger, buddies, heroes, crimes, partners, double agent, disorder, friends, heist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, tibet, asia, kolkata, india
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