The Best Leslie Cheung Movies

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List of the best Leslie Cheung movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Leslie Cheung'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 Leslie Cheung movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Leslie Cheung movies will be at the top of the list. Leslie Cheung has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Leslie Cheung movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Leslie Cheung films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list below has a variety of films in it, from A Chinese Ghost Story to Aces Go Places 5: The Terracotta Hit.

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  • Ashes of Time
    Leslie Cheung, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Jacky Cheung
    17 votes
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong
    Swordsman Ou-yang Feng (Leslie Cheung) was once a ruthless bounty hunter for whoever would pay. Now he mostly leaves the killing to others while working as the proprietor of a desert inn, where he ...more
  • Farewell My Concubine
    Leslie Cheung, Fengyi Zhang, Gong Li
    38 votes
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Chen Kaige
    Douzi (Leslie Cheung) is sent to an operatic school by his mother. Shitou (Fengyi Zhang), also a student at the school, befriends him, and the two endure abuse by the wretched school staff. As they ...more

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  • Happy Together
    Leslie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Chen Chang
    35 votes
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong
    Lai (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) and his boyfriend, Ho (Leslie Cheung), arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong, seeking a better life. Their highly contentious relationship turns abusive and results in numerous ...more

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  • Days of Being Wild
    Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung, Andy Lau
    29 votes
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Wong Kar-wai
    Days of Being Wild is a 1990 Hong Kong film directed by Wong Kar-wai. The film stars some of the best-known actors and actresses in Hong Kong, including Leslie Cheung, Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung, Carina ...more
  • Moonlight Express
    Michelle Yeoh, Leslie Cheung, Sam Lee
    9 votes
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Daniel Lee
    Moonlight Express is a 1999 joint Hong Kong/Japanese film directed by Daniel Lee and starring Leslie Cheung and Takako Tokiwa.
  • Inner Senses
    Leslie Cheung, Karena Lam, Valerie Chow
    9 votes
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Law Chi-leung
    Inner Senses is a 2002 Hong Kong psychological horror film directed by Law Chi-leung and starring Leslie Cheung and Karena Lam. The film explores themes on hallucination, clinical depression, ...more