Best Maggie Cheung movies

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Best Maggie Cheung movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Maggie Cheung movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Maggie Cheung.

TOP 19:
Twin Dragons
Twin Dragons
Original Title: 双龙会
Maggie Cheung as: Barbara
Genre: Comedy, Action
Release: 1992
Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eric Tsang movies?

TOP 18:
The Heroic Trio
The Heroic Trio
Original Title: 東方三俠
Maggie Cheung as: Chat
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 1993
Tung and Ching were both adopted by the same master. But later Ching was abducted by the eunuch-Chan. Ching grew up and became scientist Li's assistant and Tung married officer Lau. Chat had escaped from Chan at 15 and became a thief-catcher. During Chan's intrigue the trio united to become "The heroines of the East".
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anthony Wong movies?


TOP 17:
Police Story 3: Super Cop
Police Story 3: Super Cop
Original Title: 警察故事 III:超級警察
Maggie Cheung as: May
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1992
A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lo Lieh movies?

TOP 16:
Irma Vep
Irma Vep
Maggie Cheung as: Herself
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1996
A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.

TOP 15:

Clean

Clean
Maggie Cheung as: Emily Wang
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dana Carvey movies?


TOP 14:

As Tears Go By

As Tears Go By
Original Title: 旺角卡門
Maggie Cheung as: Ah Ngor
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1988
Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never fall out of trouble.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jacky Cheung movies?

TOP 13:

Center Stage

Center Stage
Original Title: 阮玲玉
Maggie Cheung as: Ruan Ling-yu / Herself
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1992
The film is based on a true story: the tragic life of China's first prima donna of the silver screen, Ruan Lingyu. This movie chronicles her rise to fame as a movie actress in Shanghai during the 1930s. Actress Maggie Cheung portrayed Ruan in this movie. Nicknamed the "Chinese Garbo," Ruan Lingyu began her acting career when she was 16 years old and committed suicide at age 24. The film alternates between present scenes (production talks between director Kwan, Cheung, and co-star Carina Lau, interviews of witnesses who knew Ruan), re-creation scenes with Cheung (as Ruan, acting inside this movie), and extracts from Ruan's original films including her final two films The Goddess and New Women.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Gallagher movies?

TOP 12:

Police Story 2

Police Story 2
Original Title: 警察故事續集
Maggie Cheung as: May
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1988
The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Wu Ma movies?


TOP 11:

The Eagle Shooting Heroes

The Eagle Shooting Heroes
Original Title: 射鵰英雄傳之東成西就
Maggie Cheung as: Imperial Master
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1993
A power struggle between the Queen’s treasonous lover and a princess occurs amid musical numbers, slapstick battles, and martial arts acrobatics.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brigitte Lin movies?

TOP 10:

Project A: Part II

Project A: Part II
Original Title: A計劃續集
Maggie Cheung as: Yesan
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1987
Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ken Lo movies?

TOP 9:

Ashes of Time

Ashes of Time
Original Title: 東邪西毒
Maggie Cheung as: Feng's sister-in-law
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 1994
The film is set in five parts, five seasons that are part of the Chinese almanac. The story takes place in the jianghu, the world of the martial arts. Ouyang Feng has lived in the western desert for some years. He left his home in White Camel Mountain when the woman he loved chose to marry his elder brother rather than him. Instead of seeking glory, he ends up as an agent. When people come to him with a wish to eliminate someone who has wronged them, he puts them in touch with a swordsman who can do the job.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Collin Chou movies?


TOP 8:

2046

2046
Maggie Cheung as: Su Li-Zhen
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 2004
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.

TOP 7:

Days of Being Wild

Days of Being Wild
Original Title: 阿飛正傳
Maggie Cheung as: Su Li-zhen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1990
Yuddy, a Hong Kong playboy known for breaking girls' hearts, tries to find solace and the truth after discovering the woman who raised him isn't his mother.

TOP 6:

New Dragon Gate Inn

New Dragon Gate Inn
Original Title: 新龍門客棧
Maggie Cheung as: Gam Seung Yuk
Genre: Action
Release: 1992
During the Ming Dynasty, Tsao Sui Yan, the power-hungry and ruthless eunuch leader of East Chamber, craves his own kingdom. He intends on destroying the rebelling clans by using a traitorous secretary's children as bait. Ultimately, the two warring factions - the rebels led by Chow Wai-on and Mo-yan Yau, the East Chamber led by Tsao - end up in the rundown Dragon Inn right in the middle of the desert. Jade King, the beautiful owner and proprietor of Dragon Inn, hopes to cash in on the incident. But problems arise when Wai-on, desperate for the quickest route of escape, attempts to marry Jade in hopes of prying her for information; and the two clans go head-to-head in a no-holds barred finale battle.

TOP 5:

Police Story

Police Story
Original Title: 警察故事
Maggie Cheung as: May
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1985
A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.


TOP 4:

Green Snake

Green Snake
Original Title: 青蛇
Maggie Cheung as: Green Snake
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1993
A mischievous snake who assumes human form interferes with the romance between her reptilian sister and a hapless man.

TOP 3:

Comrades: Almost a Love Story

Comrades: Almost a Love Story
Original Title: 甜蜜蜜
Maggie Cheung as: Lee Kiu
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
Jun arrives in Hong Kong from mainland China, hoping to be able to earn enough money to marry his girlfriend back home. He meets the streetwise Qiao and they become friends. As friendship turns into love, problems develop, and although they seem meant for each other they somehow keep missing out.

TOP 2:

Hero

Hero
Original Title: 英雄
Maggie Cheung as: Flying Snow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 2002
One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

TOP 1:

In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love
Original Title: 花樣年華
Maggie Cheung as: Su Li-Zhen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
Taking place in Hong Kong of 1962, 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.


If you like the best Maggie Cheung movies, then you will also like the best Jacky Cheung movies, where many of their films coincide.