Best Kara Wai movies

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Best Kara Wai movies
We present our ranking of the best Kara Wai movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Kara Wai.

TOP 12:

A Chinese Ghost Story

A Chinese Ghost Story
Original Title: 倩女幽魂
Kara Wai as: Lou Lou
Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror
Release: 2011
Government official Ling Choi Sin journeys to the parched Black Mountain Village, to help its inhabitants find water. As he leads a group of volunteers up the haunted mountain, he encounters a bevy of sexy demons as well as a lovely girl named Siu Sin. After wooing her with some candy, he falls for her... and then realises that he is caught in a deadly triangle; another guy, a demon-hunter named Yan Chek Ha is also in love with Siu Sin. However, before the two men can settle their differences, they have to contend with the evil Tree Demon as well as a one-armed demon hunter who is determined to kill all the supernatural beings.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jacky Cheung movies?

TOP 11:

The Midnight After

The Midnight After
Original Title: 那夜凌晨,我坐上了旺角開往大埔的紅VAN
Kara Wai as: Sister Ying
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure
Release: 2014
A night like any other in the streets of Hong Kong: in the midst of the tangle of night-owls, cars and vendors, a group of passengers climbs aboard a minibus that is to take them from Mongkok to Tai Po. The group is as diverse as the city: there’s a young man on drugs, an arguing couple, a woman with prayer beads and a girl who has just fallen in love. And behind the wheel sits the chatty driver. But as the bus emerges from a tunnel, everything is suddenly quite still: the streets and buildings are all empty and there’s not a soul to be seen; it’s as if everyone has suddenly been swallowed by the earth. Only the millions of neon lights continue to blink, as if nothing has happened. The eclectic group of passengers seek refuge in a deserted café and discuss what they should do. Then they make an horrific discovery…


TOP 10:

Rigor Mortis

Rigor Mortis
Original Title: 殭屍
Kara Wai as: Yeung Feng
Genre: Horror, Action, Drama
Release: 2013
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.

TOP 9:

Legendary Assassin

Legendary Assassin
Original Title: 狼牙
Kara Wai as: Boss
Genre: Action
Release: 2008
An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a body that belonged to a drug lord and syndicate crime leader are found, chaos ensues and criminals ravage the once peaceful streets in a race against time to find the mysterious murderer that's loose and out for blood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hui Siu-Hung movies?

TOP 8:

Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars

Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars
Original Title: 夏日福星
Kara Wai as: Tourist in Thailand
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1985
The third installment in the Lucky Stars series, following Winners and Sinners (1983) and My Lucky Stars (1985)... The team are released from prison to play detective in order to stop a ruthless gang from ruining their reputations, taking their lives, and that of a key witness in an upcoming trial. They must battle their way through and with the help of Muscles, take down the bad guys.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sandra Ng Kwun-Yu movies?


TOP 7:

The Warriors Gate

The Warriors Gate
Kara Wai as: Mountain Spirit
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release: 2016
After a mysterious chest opens a gateway through time, teen gamer Jack is transported to an ancient empire terrorized by a cruel barbarian king. Jack will need all of his gaming skills as he battles to defeat the barbarian, protect a beautiful princess, and somehow find his way back home.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sienna Guillory movies?

TOP 6:

Return to the 36th Chamber

Return to the 36th Chamber
Original Title: 少林搭棚大師
Kara Wai as: Hsiao Hung
Genre: Action
Release: 1980
The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert from the temple of Shaolin. The factory owner proves the actor a fraud, and punishes all those involved. The young actor feels he has let the workers down, and promises to atone. He sets out for Shaolin, determined to be accepted as a kung-fu pupil at the elite temple.

TOP 5:

The Bold, the Corrupt and the Beautiful

The Bold, the Corrupt and the Beautiful
Original Title: 血觀音
Kara Wai as: Madame Tang
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2017
Madame Tang colludes and mediates between the government and the private businesses for the benefits of her all-female family. One case does not go according to plan, and an entire family close to Madame Tang fall victim to a gruesome murder. Ambition, desire and lust eventually change Tang's relationships with her own family forever.


TOP 4:

Legendary Weapons of China

Legendary Weapons of China
Original Title: 十八般武藝
Kara Wai as: Fang Shao Ching
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1982
Legendary Weapons of China is a martial arts fantasy film taking place during the late Qing Dynasty when Empress Dowager Cixi dispatches her agents to various factions of the Boxer Rebellion in order find supernatural martial artists that are invulnerable to western bullets. When one of the leaders of these groups disbands his forces, assassins from the remaining factions are sent out to kill him.

TOP 3:

The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter

The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter
Original Title: 五郎八卦棍
Kara Wai as: Yang No. 8 (as Ying Hung Wai)
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 1984
The Yangs are betrayed by a government official conspiring with the Mongols. All of the Yang family males except the 5th and 6th brother are killed. Fu Sheng loses his mind after the death of his family, while the other brother takes refuge in a Buddhist temple.

TOP 2:

Dragon

Dragon
Original Title: 武俠
Kara Wai as: Shi San Liang
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Release: 2011
A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Yuichi Nakamura movies?


TOP 1:

Rouge

Rouge
Original Title: 胭脂扣
Kara Wai as: Actress Portraying Ghost
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 1987
The ghost of a courtesan who died in 1934 returns to Hong Kong fifty-three years later, seeking to reunite with the man she loved.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Daisuke Namikawa movies?


If you like the best Kara Wai movies, then you will also like the best Wu Ma movies, where many of their films coincide.