films seen
21
average score
2.90*
nationality
China - 66 years old
status
Alive and kicking
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Your go-to Hong Kong director when looking for some solid, easy-going entertainment. If you like martial arts action, with varying levels of fantasy and comedy thrown into the mix, Ching's oeuvre is an easy and essential recommend.

The good stuff

New Dragon Gate Inn poster

New Dragon Gate Inn

by Raymond Lee, Siu-Tung Ching, Hark Tsui
Also known as
Sun Lung Moon Hak Chan
Specifics
Hong Kong [1992] - 103 mins
Genre
Action, Comedy
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4.0

One of Hong Kong's 90s martial arts highlights, though it's actually quite light on action. There's a lot of fun to be had with this one, especially once everyone has arrived at the inn. A typical product of Hong Kong's relentless cinema machine, delivering a fine mix of comedy and action.

Swordsman II poster

Swordsman II

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Xiao Ao Jiang Hu Zhi Dong Fang Bu Bai
Specifics
Hong Kong [1992] - 110 mins
Genre
Martial Arts
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4.0

Swordsman II is a very typical film and definitely won't win any fans to the genre. It's pretty chaotic, all style and no substance and not the least bit interested in telling a coherent story.

A Chinese Ghost Story III poster

A Chinese Ghost Story III

by Siu-Tung Ching, Hark Tsui
Also known as
Sien Lui Yau Wan III: Do Do Do
Specifics
Hong Kong [1991] - 104 mins
Genre
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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4.0

Solid pieces

Swordsman III: East Is Red poster

Swordsman III: East Is Red

by Siu-Tung Ching, Raymond Lee
Also known as
Dung Fong Bat Baai: Fung Wan Joi Hei
Specifics
Hong Kong [1993] - 98 mins
Genre
Fantasy, Romance
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3.5
The Mad Monk poster

The Mad Monk

by Siu-Tung Ching, Johnnie To
Also known as
Chai Gong
Specifics
Hong Kong [1993] - 89 mins
Genre
Comedy, Fantasy
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3.5
The Raid poster

The Raid

by Siu-Tung Ching, Hark Tsui
Also known as
Cai Shu Zhi Heng Sao Qian Jun
Specifics
Hong Kong [1991] - 100 mins
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War
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3.5
A Chinese Ghost Story Part II poster

A Chinese Ghost Story Part II

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Sien Nui Yau Wan II Yan Gaan Do
Specifics
Hong Kong [1990] - 104 mins
Genre
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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3.5
A Terracotta Warrior poster

A Terracotta Warrior

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Qin Yong
Specifics
Hong Kong [1990] - 145 mins
Genre
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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3.5
Swordsman poster

Swordsman

by Siu-Tung Ching, King Hu, Raymond Lee, Hark Tsui, Ann Hui, Yeung-Wah Kam
Also known as
Xiaoao Jiang Hu
Specifics
Hong Kong, Taiwan [1990] - 120 mins
Genre
Action, History
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3.5
A Chinese Ghost Story poster

A Chinese Ghost Story

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Sien Nui Yau Wan
Specifics
Hong Kong [1987] - 98 mins
Genre
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
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3.5

The inoffensive

The Sorcerer and the White Snake poster

The Sorcerer and the White Snake

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Bai She Chuan Shuo
Specifics
China, Hong Kong [2011] - 100 mins
Genre
Action, Fantasy, Romance
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3.0
Dr. Wai in 'The Scripture with No Words' poster

Dr. Wai in 'The Scripture with No Words'

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Mao Xian Wang
Specifics
Hong Kong [1996] - 91 mins
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy
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3.0
Heroic Trio 2: Executioners poster

Heroic Trio 2: Executioners

by Siu-Tung Ching, Johnnie To
Also known as
Xian Dai Hao Xia Zhuan
Specifics
Hong Kong [1993] - 101 mins
Genre
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi
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3.0

Worthy but flawed

Naked Weapon poster

Naked Weapon

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Chek Law Dak Gung
Specifics
Hong Kong [2002] - 90 mins
Genre
Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
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2.5
Conman in Tokyo poster

Conman in Tokyo

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Chung Wah Do Hap
Specifics
Hong Kong [2000] - 104 mins
Genre
Action, Comedy
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2.5
Duel to the Death poster

Duel to the Death

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Xian Si Jue
Specifics
Hong Kong [1982] - 86 mins
Genre
Action
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2.5

Dubious filler

An Empress and the Warriors poster

An Empress and the Warriors

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Jiang Shan Mei Ren
Specifics
Hong Kong, China [2008] - 99 mins
Genre
Action, History, Romance
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2.0
Witch from Nepal poster

Witch from Nepal

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Qi Yuan
Specifics
Hong Kong [1985] - 89 mins
Genre
Action, Horror
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2.0

Plain forgettable

Belly of the Beast poster

Belly of the Beast

by Siu-Tung Ching
Specifics
Canada, Hong Kong [2003] - 91 mins
Genre
Action
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1.5
Wonder Seven poster

Wonder Seven

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
7 Jin Gong
Specifics
Hong Kong [1994] - 90 mins
Genre
Action
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1.5

Big nopes

The Assassin Swordsman poster

The Assassin Swordsman

by Siu-Tung Ching
Also known as
Xia nu Chuang Tian Guan
Specifics
Hong Kong, China [2000] - 48 mins
Genre
Action, Animation, Comedy
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1.0

Rather horrendous TV movie. Even though there's enough talent on board, the film looks as if it was shot on a 5 dollar budget. While extremely dynamic and eventful, the martial arts and visual effects don't look the part, making it a very cheap and dull experience. Only for true fans of the genre, others shouldn't bother.