The best movies with Maggie Cheung

List of the 10 best movies starring Maggie Cheung, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Ashes of Time (Dung che sai duk)
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Ashes of Time (Dung che sai duk)

Role in movie: Feng's sister-in-law
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he film is set in five parts, five seasons that are part of the Chinese almanac. The story takes place in the jianghu, the world of the martial arts. Ouyang Feng has lived in the western desert for some years. He left his home in White Camel Mountain when the woman he loved chose to marry his elder brother rather than him. Instead of seeking glory, he ends up as an agent. When people come to him with a wish to eliminate someone who has wronged them, he puts them in touch with a swordsman who can do the job.

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Green Snake (Ching Se)
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Green Snake (Ching Se)

Role in movie: Green Snake
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mischievous snake who assumes human form interferes with the romance between her reptilian sister and a hapless man.

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The Eagle Shooting Heroes (Se diu ying hung ji dung sing sai jau)
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The Eagle Shooting Heroes (Se diu ying hung ji dung sing sai jau)

Role in movie: Imperial Master
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parody of Louis Cha's novel The Eagle Shooting Heroes (thats the literal translation). Story begins with the Queen of Golden Wheel Kingdom had an affair with her cousin West Poison, and they planned to take over the Kingdom. The 3rd Princess discovered their treason, but she was defeated by West Poison. She flees and sought her master's help. He told her of a powerful secret martial arts manual hidden in the mountains and told her by retrieving the manual and learning it she would be able to defeat West Poison. But things get complicated along the way when West Poison beat her to it and stole the secret manual away. She soon gathers an alliance to challenge West Poison's exponentially increased new power.

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Alan and Eric Between Hello and Goodbye (Seung sing gusi)
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Alan and Eric Between Hello and Goodbye (Seung sing gusi)

Role in movie: Olive
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lan and Eric are childhood friends who are separated when Eric moves to America. They are reunited in Hong Kong when Eric finds Alan at the cafe where the latter is working as a waiter and singer. Together they forge a business which is destroyed in a storm. Meanwhile, both have met a lady named Olive, and both strive for her affection.

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Full Moon in New York (Ren zai Niu Yue)
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Full Moon in New York (Ren zai Niu Yue)

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New Dragon Gate Inn (Sun lung moon hak chan)
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New Dragon Gate Inn (Sun lung moon hak chan)

Role in movie: Gam Seung Yuk
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uring the Ming Dynasty, Tsao Sui Yan, the power-hungry and ruthless eunuch leader of East Chamber, craves his own kingdom. He intends on destroying the rebelling clans by using a traitorous secretary's children as bait. Ultimately, the two warring factions - the rebels led by Chow Wai-on and Mo-yan Yau, the East Chamber led by Tsao - end up in the rundown Dragon Inn right in the middle of the desert. Jade King, the beautiful owner and proprietor of Dragon Inn, hopes to cash in on the incident. But problems arise when Wai-on, desperate for the quickest route of escape, attempts to marry Jade in hopes of prying her for information; and the two clans go head-to-head in a no-holds barred finale battle.

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Hero (Ying xiong)
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Hero (Ying xiong)

Role in movie: Flying Snow
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ne man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

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Comrades: Almost a Love Story (Tian mi mi)
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Comrades: Almost a Love Story (Tian mi mi)

Role in movie: Lee Kiu
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un arrives in Hong Kong from mainland China, hoping to be able to earn enough money to marry his girlfriend back home. He meets the streetwise Qiao and they become friends. As friendship turns into love, problems develop, and although they seem meant for each other they somehow keep missing out.

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Days of Being Wild (Ah fei zing zyun)
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Days of Being Wild (Ah fei zing zyun)

Role in movie: 苏丽珍(Su Li-zhen)
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he movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English (Leslie Cheung), is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen (Maggie Cheung) who suffered emotional and mental depression as a result of Yuddy's wayward attitude. Li Zhen eventually seeks much-needed solace from a sympathetic policeman named Tide (Andy Lau). Their near-romance is often hinted at but never materialises.

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In the Mood for Love (Fa yeung nin wa)
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In the Mood for Love (Fa yeung nin wa)

Role in movie: Su Li-Zhen
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melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they both don’t want to be lonely in their marriage.

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Maggie Cheung

Maggie Cheung Man yuk (born 20 September 1964) is a Hong Kong actress. Raised in England and Hong Kong, she has over 70 films to her credit since starting her career in 1983. Some of her most commercially successful work was in the action genre, but Cheung once said in an interview that of all the work she has done, the films that really meant something to her are Song of Exile, Center Stage, Comrades: Almost a Love Story and In the Mood for Love. As Emily Wang in Clean, her last starring role to date, she became the first Asian actress to win a prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Cheung's native language is Cantonese, but she is multilingual, having learned to speak English, Mandarin and French.
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