Hong Kong Hits

Hong Kong Hits

8 Episodes

Hong Kong is home to one of the world’s most exciting pop-filmmaking traditions—and there’s no bigger event in its box-office calendar than Lunar New Year, typically reserved for the industry’s most crowd-pleasing releases. These genre-blending touchstones bring audiences together for an escape into romance, comedy, fantasy, and action, making them Asia’s answer to the summer blockbuster. Celebrate this year’s holiday with these favorites from some of Hong Kong’s biggest stars, including Jackie Chan (POLICE STORY), Sammo Hung (MY LUCKY STARS), and Michelle Yeoh (THE HEROIC TRIO).

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Hong Kong Hits
  • My Lucky Stars

    Episode 1

    Directed by Sammo Hung • 1985 • Hong Kong
    Starring Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao

    Longtime friends Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, and Yuen Biao—who had worked together since childhood as part of a Beijing opera troupe—join forces for this rollicking blend of action thrills and lunatic humor, which...

  • Police Story

    Episode 2

    Directed by Jackie Chan • 1985 • Hong Kong
    Starring Jackie Chan, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung

    The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan’s breathtakingly inventive martial-arts comedy, a smash hit that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil action spectacle. The director/s...

  • Police Story 2

    Episode 3

    Directed by Jackie Chan • 1988 • Hong Kong
    Starring Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung

    Jackie Chan followed up the massive success of POLICE STORY with an even bigger box-office hit. Having been demoted to a lowly traffic cop for his, ahem, unorthodox policing methods, Chan’s go-it-alone officer Ka-K...

  • The Eagle Shooting Heroes

    Episode 4

    Directed by Jeffrey Lau • 1993 • China
    Starring Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung

    A classic of Hong Kong “mo lei tau” (nonsense comedy) that blends slapstick hijinks, musical numbers, and zippy martial-arts wire work, Jeffrey Lau’s THE EAGLE SHOOTING HEROES launches an all-star ca...

  • The Heroic Trio

    Episode 5

    Directed by Johnnie To • 1993 • Hong Kong
    Starring Anita Mui, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung

    With this outrageously entertaining cult favorite, director Johnnie To and his lineup of legendary stars gave Hong Kong cinema something new: its own homegrown superhero cinematic universe. Thief Catcher (...

  • Executioners

    Episode 6

    Directed by Johnnie To and Ching Siu-tung • 1993 • Hong Kong
    Starring Anita Mui, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung

    Maggie Cheung, Anita Mui, and Michelle Yeoh return in this gritty, postapocalyptic sequel to THE HEROIC TRIO. Following a devastating nuclear attack, Hong Kong’s supply of clean water ha...

  • Chinese Odyssey 2002

    Episode 7

    Directed by Jeffrey Lau • 2002 • China
    Starring Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Faye Wong, Wei Zhao

    Produced by Wong Kar Wai—and featuring some of his most beloved stars—this irresistibly entertaining comic adventure giddily spoofs everything from classic Chinese musicals to wuxia epics to Wong’s own films...

  • Infernal Affairs

    Episode 8

    Directed by Andrew Lau Wai-keung and Alan Mak • 2002 • Hong Kong
    Starring Andy Lau Tak-wah, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Anthony Wong Chau-sang

    Two of Hong Kong cinema’s most iconic leading men, Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Andy Lau Tak-wah, face off in the breathtaking thriller that revitalized the city-sta...