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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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  • Leslie Cheung, Fengyi Zhang
    38
    1

    Released1993

    Directed byChen 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
  • Leslie Cheung, Tony Ka Fai Leung
    16
    0

    Released1994

    Directed byKar-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

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  • Leslie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu Wai
    31
    1

    Released1997

    Directed byWong Kar-wai

    Happy Together is a 1997 drama, romance film written and directed by Kar Wai Wong.  ...more
  • Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung
    27
    1

    Released1990

    Directed byWong 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
  • Leslie Cheung, Carina Lau
    10
    0

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Ho-Sun Chan

    Music producer Sam (Leslie Cheung) has made a pop superstar out of his girlfriend, Rose (Carina Liu). After a fight, Sam decides to prove he can create a new male musician as popular as Rose. When he  ...more
  • Michelle Yeoh, Leslie Cheung
    9
    0

    Released1999

    Directed byDaniel Lee

    Moonlight Express is a 1999 joint Hong Kong/Japanese film directed by Daniel Lee and starring Leslie Cheung and Takako Tokiwa.  ...more
  • Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung
    9
    0

    Released1993

    Directed byRonnie Yu

    Zhuo (Leslie Cheung), a master swordsman, is in charge of an army chosen to protect China from an evil cult. During a battle with the enemy, Zhuo falls in love with Lian (Brigitte Lin), a young woman  ...more
  • Leslie Cheung, Alex Fong
    8
    0

    Released2000

    Directed byLaw Chi-leung

    Double Tap is a 2000 Hong Kong action-thriller film directed by Bruce Law, and starring Leslie Cheung, Alex Fong, Monica Chan and Ruby Wong. It was hailed as one of Leslie Cheung's most memorable  ...more
  • Maggie Cheung, Stephen Chow
    8
    0

    Released1992

    Directed byClifton Ko

    All's Well, Ends Well is a 1992 Hong Kong comedy film directed by Clifton Ko. The film stars Stephen Chow with Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung, Raymond Wong, Sandra Ng, and Teresa Mo. All's Well, Ends  ...more
  • Leslie Cheung, Karena Lam
    8
    0

    Released2002

    Directed byLaw 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
  • Leslie Cheung, Christy Chung
    6
    0

    Released1993

    Directed byRonny Yu

    The Bride with White Hair 2 is a 1993 Hong Kong film directed by David Wu. It is the sequel to The Bride with White Hair, with Brigitte Lin and Leslie Cheung reprising their roles as Lian Nichang and  ...more
  • Chow Yun-Fat, Stephen Chow
    15
    1

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Woo

    A Better Tomorrow is a cult 1986 Hong Kong crime film directed by John Woo and starring Ti Lung, Leslie Cheung and Chow Yun-fat. The film had a profound influence on the Hong Kong film-making  ...more
  • Leslie Cheung, Wong Jing
    14
    1

    Released1987

    Directed byChing Siu-tung

    A Chinese Ghost Story is a 1987 Hong Kong romantic comedy horror film starring Leslie Cheung, Joey Wong, and Wu Ma, directed by Ching Siu-tung, and produced by Tsui Hark. The plot was loosely based  ...more
  • Anita Mui, Leslie Cheung
    13
    1

    Released1988

    Directed byStanley Kwan Kam-Pang

    Fleur (Anita Mui) is a highly sought-after courtesan working the bordellos of 1930s Hong Kong when she meets Chan (Leslie Cheung), the heir to a successful pharmacy franchise, and they fall in love.  ...more
  • Leslie Cheung, Michelle Reis
    13
    1

    Released1990

    Directed byChing Siu-tung

    A Chinese Ghost Story II is a 1990 Hong Kong romantic comedy-horror film directed by Ching Siu-tung and produced by Tsui Hark. It is the sequel to A Chinese Ghost Story and is followed by A Chinese  ...more
  • Chow Yun-Fat, John Woo
    12
    1

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Woo

    Once a Thief is a 1991 Hong Kong crime film written and directed by John Woo, starring Chow Yun-fat, Leslie Cheung, Cherie Chung, Kenneth Tsang, and Chu Kong. The film was released in the Hong Kong  ...more

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  • Leslie Cheung, Philip Kwok
    4
    0

    Released1995

    Directed byRonny Yu

    The Phantom Lover is a 1995 Hong Kong film starring Leslie Cheung and Jacqueline Wu. It was directed by Ronny Yu and is a remake of the 1937 film Song at Midnight. The film itself is a loose  ...more
  • Leslie Cheung, Anita Yuen
    4
    0

    Released1995

    Directed byHark Tsui

    Kit (Kenny Bee) is a well-known, highly regarded chef, but his work has always come before his family. After his wife leaves him, taking their new baby with her, an inconsolable Kit drowns his  ...more

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  • Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung
    3
    0

    Released1984

    Directed byTaylor Wong

    Behind the Yellow Line, also known as Fate, is a 1984 Hong Kong romantic comedy, with casting by Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, and Anita Mui.  ...more
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    Fatal Love

    Leslie Cheung, Philip Kwok
    3
    0

    Released1988

    Directed byPo-Chih Leong

  • Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung
    9
    1

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Woo

    A Better Tomorrow 2 is a 1987 Hong Kong action film written and directed by John Woo. A follow-up to its popular predecessor, A Better Tomorrow, the film stars returning cast members Chow Yun-fat, Ti  ...more
  • Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung
    9
    1

    Released1993

    Directed byJeffrey Lau

    The Eagle Shooting Heroes is a 1993 Hong Kong comedy film directed by Jeffrey Lau. It is a parody of Louis Cha's novel The Legend of the Condor Heroes.  ...more
  • Leslie Cheung, Gong Li
    9
    1

    Released1996

    Directed byChen Kaige

    Zhengda (Zhou Yemang) is the eldest brother of the powerful Pang family. He is married to Xiuyi (Saifei He), smokes opium on a daily basis and orders Xiuyi's young brother, Zhongliang (Leslie  ...more
  • Leslie Cheung, Sandra Ng
    7
    1

    Released1993

    Directed byClifton Ko

    All's Well, Ends Well Too is a 1993 Hong Kong comedy film directed by Clifton Ko, and released as comedy fare as is the usual custom to entertain movie-goers on the Lunar New Year celebrations. The  ...more
  • Leslie Cheung, Tony Leung Ka-fai
    7
    1

    Released1994

    Directed byClifton Ko

    It's a Wonderful Life is a 1994 Hong Kong film directed by Clifton Ko.  ...more