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The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark

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List of all movies directed by Tsui Hark ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Tsui Hark are listed here and include movie posters and Tsui Hark movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Tsui Hark as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Tsui Hark movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Tsui Hark film is can be factored into this list.

From Tsui Hark's studio films to Tsui Hark's independent films, this Tsui Hark filmography keeps tabs on all Tsui Hark movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This is a list that includes movies like Once Upon a Time in China II and Once Upon a Time in China.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Tsui Hark direct?” or “who is Tsui Hark?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Tsui Hark?” and “what's a good selection of good Tsui Hark movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Tsui Hark films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Tsui Hark works.

All Tsui Hark director credits are included. This list of every movie that Tsui Hark has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Tsui Hark movie is and which actors starred in the Tsui Hark film.

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  • 1
    Detective Dee: Mystery of the  is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark

    Released2010

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is a 2010 Chinese-Hong Kong action mystery... more on Wikipedia
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    Young Detective Dee: Rise of t is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark

    Released2013

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon is a 2013 Chinese crime-action film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Seven Swords is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Seven Swords

    Donnie Yen, Kim So-yeon

    Released2005

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Seven Swords is a 2005 Hong Kong wuxia film produced and directed by Tsui Hark, starring... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 4
    Green Snake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Green Snake

    Maggie Cheung, Nagma

    Released1993

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Green Snake is a 1993 Hong Kong fantasy film made by Tsui Hark. It is the adaptation of a... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 5
    Once Upon a Time in China III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Once Upon a Time in China III

    Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan

    Released1992

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Once Upon a Time in China III is a 1993 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written, produced... more on Wikipedia

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    Once Upon a Time in China is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Once Upon a Time in China

    Jet Li, Yuen Biao

    Released1991

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Once Upon a Time in China is a 1991 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Once Upon a Time in China II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Released1992

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Once Upon a Time in China II is a 1992 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written and... more on Wikipedia

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    #12 of 37 The Best Kung Fu Movies of the 1990s#40 of 48 The Best R-Rated Action Comedies

  • 8
    Peking Opera Blues is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Peking Opera Blues

    Kenneth Tsang, Sandra Ng

    Released1986

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Peking Opera Blues is a 1986 Hong Kong film directed by Tsui Hark. The movie combines comedy,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Time and Tide is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Time and Tide

    Nicholas Tse, Tsui Hark

    Released2000

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Time and Tide is a 2000 Hong Kong action film directed by Tsui Hark. The film is set in Hong... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Swordsman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Swordsman

    Jacky Cheung Hok-yau, Sam Hui

    Released1990

    Directed byAnn Hui, Ching Siu-tung, Tsui Hark, King Hu, Andrew Kam

    The Swordsman or Swordsman is a 1990 Hong Kong wuxia film. King Hu was credited as the... more on Wikipedia

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    #15 of 131 The Best Wuxia Movies#24 of 50 The Best Action Movies of 1990

  • 11
    Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

    Jet Li, Chia Hui Liu

    Released2011

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is a 2011 wuxia film directed by Tsui Hark and starring Jet Li,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    A Chinese Ghost Story III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    A Chinese Ghost Story III

    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Jacky Cheung Hok-yau

    Released1991

    Directed byChing Siu-tung

    A Chinese Ghost Story III is a 1991 Hong Kong romantic comedy-horror film directed by Ching... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Legend of Zu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    The Legend of Zu

    Zhang Ziyi, Sammo Hung

    Released2001

    Directed byTsui Hark, Yuen Woo-ping

    The Legend of Zu, also known as Zu Warriors in the United States, is a 2001 Hong Kong film... more on Wikipedia
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    Once Upon a Time in China V is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Once Upon a Time in China V

    Vincent Zhao, Rosamund Kwan

    Released1995

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Once Upon a Time in China V is a 1994 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts action film written and... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    The Blade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    The Blade

    Collin Chou, Valerie Chow

    Released1995

    Directed byTsui Hark

    The Blade is a 1995 Hong Kong martial arts film co-written, produced and directed by Tsui... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Knock Off is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Knock Off

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rob Schneider

    Released1998

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Knock Off is a 1998 American action film directed by Tsui Hark, and starring Jean-Claude Van... more on Wikipedia

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    #29 of 56 The Best Jean-Claude Van Damme Movies#15 of 50 The Best Action Movies of 1998

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    Once Upon a Time in China is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
    Once Upon a Time in China is a Hong Kong film franchise directed, written, and produced by... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    The Legend of Zu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    The Legend of Zu

    Zhang Ziyi, Sammo Hung

    Released1983

    Directed byYuen Woo-ping, Tsui Hark

    Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain is a 1983 Hong Kong supernatural fantasy film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    The Master is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    The Master

    Jet Li, Yuen Wah

    Released1989

    Directed byTsui Hark

    The Master is a 1989 Hong Kong martial arts film written, produced and directed by Tsui Hark,... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Double Team is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Double Team

    Dennis Rodman, Mickey Rourke

    Released1997

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Double Team is a 1997 American action comedy film directed by Tsui Hark in his American... more on Wikipedia

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    #13 of 20 20 Bad Action Movies That Are Actually Good#10 of 20 20 Bad Movies That Are Actually Really Good

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    The Taking of Tiger Mountain is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    The Taking of Tiger Mountain

    Tony Leung Ka-fai, Yu Nan

    Directed byTsui Hark

    The Taking of Tiger Mountain is a 2014 Chinese-Hong Kong 3D epic action film directed by Tsui... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Triangle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Triangle

    Simon Yam, Lam Suet

    Released2007

    Directed byTsui Hark, Johnnie To, Ringo Lam

    Triangle is a 2007 Hong Kong action film produced and directed by Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Don't Play with Fire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Don't Play with Fire

    Lo Lieh, Ray Lui

    Released1980

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Don't Play with Fire is a 1980 action, crime fiction, thriller film written by Szeto Cheuk-Hon...amazon_watch buy button
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    Twin Dragons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    Twin Dragons

    Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung

    Released1992

    Directed byTsui Hark, Ringo Lam

    Twin Dragons is a 1992 Hong Kong action comedy film directed by Ringo Lam and Tsui Hark, and... more on Wikipedia
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    A Better Tomorrow 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark
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    A Better Tomorrow 3

    Chow Yun-Fat, Anita Mui

    Released1989

    Directed byTsui Hark

    A Better Tomorrow 3: Love & Death in Saigon is a 1989 Hong Kong action drama film co-produced... more on Wikipedia
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