Best award winning movies with a fresh take from Hong Kong

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a fresh take from Hong Kong! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a fresh take from Hong Kong, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Raging Fire (2021)

Cheung Sung-bong is a highly respected cop with a long history of success in dangerous cases. However, his past soon comes back to haunt him when a former protégé resurfaces, seeking revenge.

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2021-07-28 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Donnie Yen, Nicholas Tse

Rating

rating icon 6.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bland
  2. Ranked #1 for
    swan song
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly staged

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2 Limbo (2021)

Veteran detective Cham works with rookie cop Will to hunt down the city's serial killer. The investigation leads them to a lair littered with dismembered female limbs, and an ex-con who killed Cham's wife and child years ago...

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2021-11-18 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Gordon Lam, Liu Yase

Rating

rating icon 7.366
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gritty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    saturated imagery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hyper realistic

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3 Chungking Express (1994)

Two melancholic Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant.

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1994-07-14 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Takeshi Kaneshiro, Brigitte Lin

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #65 for
    propulsive
  2. Ranked #67 for
    like The Last Picture Show
  3. Ranked #122 for
    unrequited love

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4 Warriors of Future (2022)

When a meteor carrying a destructive plant strikes the world, a suicide squad is given hours to save their post-apocalyptic city from total collapse.

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2022-08-05 | Drama / Action

Cast

Louis Koo, Lau Ching-wan

Rating

rating icon 7.048
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    canned
  2. Ranked #1 for
    facile
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fast editing

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5 Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014)

Two former cops start investigating the series of murders that tanked their careers when the killings begin again.

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2014-06-11 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Liao Fan, Gwei Lun-mei

Rating

rating icon 6.457
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #57 for
    femme fatale
  2. Ranked #80 for
    hothead
  3. Ranked #80 for
    fluke

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6 That Demon Within (2014)

By a strange twist of fate, dutiful Hong Kong policeman Dan saves the life of the leader of a violent gang of armed robbers. When they commit another crime, Dan is determined to put an end to their activities. He works with the leader, whom the gang had betrayed, to engineer a plan to wreak havoc within the gang and let the gangsters kill one another. But it becomes increasingly obvious to Dan and to his colleagues that Dan is suffering from a severe mental disorder, and Dan finds that instead of upholding the law as a righteous police officer, he has now become a fugitive wanted for murder.

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2014-04-16 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Nick Cheung, Daniel Wu

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #62 for
    strange twist
  2. Ranked #131 for
    pretty boy
  3. Ranked #185 for
    most accessible

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7 Three... Extremes (2004)

An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors: "Dumplings", directed by Fruit Chan of Hong Kong; "Cut", directed by Park Chan-Wook of Korea; "Box", directed by Miike Takashi of Japan. The first film "Dumplings" was extended and turned into a full-length theatrical film of the same name.

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2004-08-20 | Horror

Cast

Kyoko Hasegawa, Atsuro Watabe

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #137 for
    carny ride
  2. Ranked #156 for
    imprinting in head
  3. Ranked #189 for
    freak show

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8 Cold War (2012)

Five police officers in Hong Kong are kidnapped. The police commissioner is on a business trip overseas. Two vice commissioners, Sean Rau and M.B. Lee, then take over the case. The two vice commissioners are rivals who both vie for the police commissioner seat. At first, M.B. Lee takes the lead in the case, but comes to a dead end. Sean Lau then takes the lead, but he falls into a trap. Both men are then investigated by the ICAC (Independent Commission Against Corruption).

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2012-11-08 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Aaron Kwok, Tony Leung Ka-fai

Rating

rating icon 6.573
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #171 for
    action-packed finale
  2. Ranked #191 for
    haywire
  3. Ranked #198 for
    mad dog

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9 In the Mood for Love (2000)

In Hong Kong of 1962, Mrs. Chan and Mr. Chow, a journalist, move into neighbouring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are formal and polite—until a discovery about their respective spouses creates an intimate bond between them.

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2000-09-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Maggie Cheung

Rating

rating icon 8.112
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #61 for
    with marital problems
  2. Ranked #66 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #68 for
    like The Last Picture Show

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10 Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

It's the 1940s, and the notorious Axe Gang terrorizes Shanghai. Small-time criminals Sing and Bone hope to join, but they only manage to make lots of very dangerous enemies. Fortunately for them, kung fu masters and hidden strength can be found in unlikely places. Now they just have to take on the entire Axe Gang.

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2004-02-10 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah

Rating

rating icon 7.441
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #43 for
    chopsocky
  2. Ranked #44 for
    gun fu
  3. Ranked #102 for
    madcap comedy

Trailer

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