Classic moments from Hong Kong films


Recently a wave of nostalgia has spread over the internet as the latest adaptation of novelist Louis Cha Leung-yung's work, The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, hits the small screen, arousing heated discussions on story setting, character portrayals and visual effects.


Also, the popular reality show Trump Card VS Trump Card has invited the cast of the 1997 TV drama, The Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils, to re-perform some well-known scenes.


At the turn of the century, Hong Kong films and dramas exerted profound influence on China in the '80s and '90s. Some actors successfully played the role of a certain kung fu master, and the performer himself has become indelibly associated with the role.


On China's popular video-sharing site Bilibili, when user search keywords like "Hong Kong film" or "Hong Kong beauty", people can find many short videos made by fans.


Here, let's review some classic's roles and moments through gifs.


Actress Athena Chu plays the role of Zixia in the film A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella.


Actress Brigitte Lin plays the role of Dongfang Bubai in the film Swordsman 2.


Actress Sharla Cheung stars as Zhao Min in the 1993 filmKung Fu Cult Master. 


Actress Michelle Lee stars as Huan Ji in the 1992 film The Wicked City.


Actress Gigi Lai stars as Zhou Zhiruo in the 1993 film Kung Fu Cult Master.


Actress Joey Wong plays the role of a female ghost in the legendary film A Chinese Ghost Story.


Actress Chingmy Yau plays the role of Hai Tang in the 1994 film God of Gamblers Return. 


Actress Carman Lee stars Xiaolongnyu in the TV drama The Return of the Condor Heroes.