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The Best James Hong Movies 

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Updated September 24, 2019 379 votes 44 voters 6.2k views 63 items

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List of the best James Hong movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. James Hong's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top James Hong movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated James Hong movies will be at the top of the list. James Hong has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest James Hong movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining James Hong films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best James Hong role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest James Hong performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list contains films like Missing in Action and Framed.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best James Hong movies?" and "What are the greatest James Hong roles of all time?"

Roman Polanski and Ridley Scott are among those who have directed James Hong at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, John Carpenter

Released: 1986

Directed by: John Carpenter

Big Trouble in Little China is a 1986 American action film directed by John Carpenter, and starring Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun and James Hong. The film was released in the United ...more

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best James Hong Movies
Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

Released: 1982

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Blade Runner is a 1982 American neo-noir dystopian science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos. The screenplay, ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 2008

Directed by: John Stevenson, Mark Osborne

Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by John Stevenson and ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

Released: 1974

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Chinatown is a 1974 American neo-noir mystery film, directed by Roman Polanski from a screenplay by Robert Towne, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. The film was inspired by the ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Kung Fu Panda 2 is a 2011 3D American computer-animated action comedy-drama martial arts film, directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and distributed by Paramount ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook

Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Frank Welker

Released: 1986

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

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Drew Barrymore, Kim Basinger, Heather Locklear

Released: 1993

Directed by: Stephen Surjik

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Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm

Released: 2008

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 2008 American science fiction film, a remake of the 1951 film of the same name. The screenplay is based on the 1940 classic science fiction short story ...more

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Donald Sutherland, Wesley Snipes, Anne Archer

Released: 2000

Directed by: Christian Duguay

The Art of War is a 2000 Canadian-American action film directed by Christian Duguay, starring Wesley Snipes, Michael Biehn, Anne Archer and Donald Sutherland. The film title refers to the ...more
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Naomi Watts, Ice-T, Iggy Pop

Released: 1995

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

Tank Girl is a 1995 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Rachel Talalay, loosely based on Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett's comic series of the same name, which originated in ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, Kurt Russell

Released: 1989

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky, Albert Magnoli

Tango & Cash is a 1989 American buddy cop action comedy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, although Albert Magnoli took over in the later stages of filming, and starring Sylvester ...more

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R.I.P.D. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best James Hong Movies
Ryan Reynolds, Marisa Miller, Jeff Bridges

Released: 2013

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

R.I.P.D. is a 2013 American science fiction action-comedy film starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. Robert Schwentke directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the comic book Rest ...more

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Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough

Released: 1966

Directed by: Robert Wise

The Sand Pebbles is a 1966 American period film directed by Robert Wise. It tells the story of an independent, rebellious U.S. Navy Machinist's Mate, First Class aboard the fictional gunboat USS ...more
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Christopher Walken, Maggie Q, Aisha Tyler

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Ben Garant

Balls of Fury is a 2007 American sports comedy film directed by Ben Garant, and starring Dan Fogler, George Lopez, Christopher Walken and Jason Scott Lee. The film was released in the United ...more

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Richard Gere, Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Red Corner is a 1997 American mystery thriller film directed by Jon Avnet and starring Richard Gere, Bai Ling, and Bradley Whitford. Written by Robert King, the film is about an American ...more
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Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, M. Emmet Walsh

Released: 1984

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Missing in Action is a 1984 action film directed by Joseph Zito and starring Chuck Norris. It is set in the context of the Vietnam War POW/MIA issue. Colonel Braddock, who escaped a Vietnamese ...more

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James Cromwell, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Anthony Edwards

Released: 1987

Directed by: Joe Roth

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise is the 1987 sequel to the 1984 comedy Revenge of the Nerds. Its cast featured most of the main actors from the earlier film, including Robert ...more

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Dennis Hopper, Debra Winger, Diane Ladd

Released: 1987

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Black Widow is a 1987 thriller film starring Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Sami Frey and Nicol Williamson. Dennis Hopper has a short role at the beginning of the film. It is a crime drama about ...more

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Corey Feldman, Al Lewis, Mary Woronov

Released: 1990

Directed by: Deborah Brock

Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever is a 1991 musical comedy film and sequel to the 1979 film Rock 'n' Roll High School. The film stars Corey Feldman, Mary Woronov, and Sarah Buxton.
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William Holden, Jennifer Jones, James Hong

Released: 1955

Directed by: Otto Lang, Henry King

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing is a 1955 American drama-romance film. Set in 1949–50 in Hong Kong, it tells the story of a married, but separated, American reporter Mark Elliot, who falls in ...more

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Richard Gere, James Hong, Valérie Kaprisky

Released: 1983

Directed by: Jim McBride

Breathless is a 1983 American drama film directed by Jim McBride and written by McBride and L. M. Kit Carson, starring Richard Gere and Valérie Kaprisky. It is a remake of the 1960 French ...more
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James Hong, Sho Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey

Released: 1984

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

Ninja III: The Domination is a 1984 film directed by Sam Firstenberg, and stars Sho Kosugi as Yamada, Lucinda Dickey as Christie, Jordan Bennett as Officer Billy Secord, and James Hong as ...more

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Jason London, William Smith, James Hong

Released: 1998

Directed by: Scott Ziehl

Broken Vessels is a 1998 medical drama film directed by Scott Ziehl and written by Ziehl along with David Baer and John McMahon. The film debuted at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival and ...more
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John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Anita Ekberg

Released: 1955

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Blood Alley is a 1955 seafaring adventure movie starring John Wayne and Lauren Bacall set in China.

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