Best award winning movies with a more realistic approach from Hong Kong

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

1 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 7.396
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gritty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    showing underbelly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nihilistic

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Limbo trailer
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2 Operation Red Sea (2018)

A squad of the Jiaolong Commando Unit - Sea Dragon, a spec ops team of the Chinese Navy, carries out a hostage rescue operation in the nation of Yewaire, on the Arabian Peninsula, and fiercely fights against local rebel groups and Zaka, a terrorist organization.

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2018-02-16 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Zhang Yi, Johnny Huang

Rating

rating icon 7.333
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    jingoistic
  2. Ranked #37 for
    subverting expectations
  3. Ranked #73 for
    Aerial Combat

Trailer

Operation Red Sea trailer
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3 Project Gutenberg (2018)

The Hong Kong police is hunting a counterfeiting gang led by a mastermind code-named "Painter" . The gang possesses exceptional counterfeiting skills which makes it difficult to distinguish the authenticity of its counterfeit currency. The scope of their criminal activities extends globally and greatly attracts the attention of the police. In order to crack the true identity of "Painter", the police recruits a painter named Lee Man to assist in solving the case.

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2018-09-30 | Action / Crime

Cast

Chow Yun-fat, Aaron Kwok

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #41 for
    like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  2. Ranked #81 for
    loud explosion
  3. Ranked #110 for
    bloated

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Project Gutenberg trailer
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4 Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)

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.

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2009-12-18 | Drama / Action

Cast

Donnie Yen, Wang Xueqi

Rating

rating icon 6.795
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    gun fu
  2. Ranked #90 for
    like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  3. Ranked #151 for
    Zen

Trailer

Bodyguards and Assassins trailer
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5 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 6.901
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loud explosion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly staged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bland

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6 Made in Hong Kong (1997)

Hong Kong 1997, where young people dream of love and death, suicide and murder. Moon is a cynical young debt collector, smitten by Ping, a young woman dying of kidney disease. A suicide note from a student they don't know ends up intertwining their fates.

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1997-10-09 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Sam Lee, Neiky Yim Hui Chi

Rating

rating icon 7.525
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #172 for
    roughly cut
  2. Ranked #228 for
    consoling
  3. Ranked #363 for
    sad

Trailer

Made in Hong Kong trailer
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7 New Police Story (2004)

Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the bottle and track down the gang and its ruthless leader.

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2004-09-23 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse

Rating

rating icon 7.141
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    True Crime
  2. Ranked #150 for
    welcome return
  3. Ranked #185 for
    vehicular carnage

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New Police Story trailer
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8 Initial D (2005)

After winning his first competition, Takumi focuses his attention on drift racing, a sport he has unknowingly perfected while delivering tofu in his father's Toyota AE86.

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2005-05-12 | Action / Crime

Cast

Jay Chou, Anne Suzuki

Rating

rating icon 6.706
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #87 for
    boppy
  2. Ranked #162 for
    Mecha
  3. Ranked #191 for
    Anime

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Initial D trailer
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9 The Stool Pigeon (2010)

Living in the guilt of sacrificing his informant in a previous operation, Criminal Intelligence Inspector Don Lee is wary when his superior orders him to send another informant to spy on the criminal operations of Barbarian, a vicious gangster plotting a jewelry heist. He seeks ex-convict Ghost, who agrees to work for Don despite vowing to go straight since he's desperately in need of money to repay a debt and save his sister. Ghost's driving skills help him infiltrate Barbarian's gang and earn his trust, but by feeding information to Don and hooking up with Barbarian's girlfriend Dee, Ghost is pushing himself into a tight and deadly corner...

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2010-08-26 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Nicholas Tse, Nick Cheung

Rating

rating icon 5.85
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #64 for
    like The Revenant
  2. Ranked #88 for
    locking horns
  3. Ranked #133 for
    pretty boy

Trailer

The Stool Pigeon trailer
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10 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 6.463
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People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

Black Coal, Thin Ice trailer
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