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Chow Yun-fat, SBS (born 18 May 1955), previously known as Donald Chow, is a Hong Kong actor. [1]

88 relations: A Better Tomorrow, A Better Tomorrow II, A Better Tomorrow III, Academy Awards, Action film, All About Ah-Long, An Autumn's Tale, Andy Lau, Anna and the King, Asia, Asia Television, British Hong Kong, Bulletproof Monk, Candice Yu, City on Fire (1987 film), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (video game), Curse of the Golden Flower, Dragonball Evolution, Drama (film and television), Encyclopædia Britannica, From Vegas to Macau, From Vegas to Macau II, God of Gamblers, Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards, Gong Li, Google Books, Gun fu, Hard Boiled, Heroic bloodshed, Hollywood, Hong Kong, Hong Kong 1941, Hong Kong dollar, Hong Kong Film Award, Jam!, Jodie Foster, John Woo, Kowloon, Lamma Island, List of Pirates of the Caribbean characters, Los Angeles Times, Louis Vuitton, Love in a Fallen City (film), Mainland China, New York City, Now You See Love, Now You Don't, Paris, Photograph, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, ..., Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (video game), Prison on Fire, Prison on Fire II, Quentin Tarantino, Reservoir Dogs, Shanghai, Shell Oil Company, Silver Bauhinia Star, Singaporeans, Stephen Chow, Stranglehold (video game), Taiwan, Television station, The Boston Globe, The Bund (TV series), The Corruptor, The Kansas City Star, The Killer (1989 film), The New York Times, The Replacement Killers, TVB, Umbrella Movement, United States dollar, Wong Jing, Zhang Yimou, Zhou (surname), 11th Hong Kong Film Awards, 14th Hong Kong Film Awards, 15th Hong Kong Film Awards, 2008 Sichuan earthquake, 20th Hong Kong Film Awards, 26th Hong Kong Film Awards, 27th Hong Kong Film Awards, 4th Hong Kong Film Awards, 5th Hong Kong Film Awards, 6th Hong Kong Film Awards, 8th Hong Kong Film Awards, 9th Hong Kong Film Awards. Expand index (38 more) »

A Better Tomorrow

A Better Tomorrow is a 1986 Hong Kong crime film, directed by John Woo, and starring Ti Lung, Leslie Cheung and Chow Yun-fat.

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A Better Tomorrow II

A Better Tomorrow 2 is a 1987 Hong Kong action film written and directed by John Woo.

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A Better Tomorrow III

A Better Tomorrow III: Love & Death in Saigon is a 1989 Hong Kong action drama film co-produced and directed by Tsui Hark.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Action film

Action film is a film genre in which the protagonist or protagonists are thrust into a series of challenges that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical feats, and frantic chases.

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All About Ah-Long

All About Ah-Long (Taiwan title:又見阿郎) is a 1989 Hong Kong family drama film directed by Johnnie To and starring Chow Yun-fat and Sylvia Chang, whom also serve as the film's storywriters.

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An Autumn's Tale

An Autumn's Tale is a 1987 Hong Kong romantic drama film set in New York City starring Chow Yun-fat, Cherie Chung, and Danny Chan.

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Andy Lau

Andy Lau Tak-wah, BBS, MH, JPFocus Film.

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Anna and the King

Anna and the King is a 1999 biographical drama film loosely based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam (and its 1946 film adaptation), which give a fictionalized account of the diaries of Anna Leonowens.

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Asia Television

Asia Television (also known as ATV, stylised "aTV" since 8 October 2007) is an online media company based in Hong Kong.

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British Hong Kong

British Hong Kong was the period during which Hong Kong was under British Crown rule, from 1841 to 1997 (excluding the Japanese occupation from 1941 to 1945).

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Bulletproof Monk

Bulletproof Monk is a 2003 American superhero comedy film directed by Paul Hunter in his directorial debut, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Seann William Scott, and Jaime King.

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Candice Yu

Candice Yu (Yu On On) born Yu De Ying on 22 October 1959) is a Hong Kong film actress and occasional singer, best known for her films with Shaw Brothers Studio of the 1970s and 1980s. She was the first wife of Hong Kong actor, Chow Yun-fat.

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City on Fire (1987 film)

City on Fire is a 1987 Hong Kong crime film written, produced and directed by Ringo Lam, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Danny Lee and Sun Yueh.

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film, conceived and directed by Ang Lee.

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (video game)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a third-person beat 'em up video game with platforming elements based on the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon film by Ang Lee.

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Curse of the Golden Flower

Curse of the Golden Flower is a 2006 Chinese epic wuxia drama film written and directed by Zhang Yimou.

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Dragonball Evolution

Dragonball Evolution is a 2009 American action-adventure fantasy film directed by James Wong and produced by Stephen Chow, Tim van Rellim and written by Ben Ramsey.

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Drama (film and television)

In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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From Vegas to Macau

From Vegas to Macau, also known as The Man From Macau, is a Hong Kong-Chinese crime comedy film directed by Wong Jing.

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From Vegas to Macau II

From Vegas to Macau II (賭城風雲Ⅱ) is a 2015 3D Hong Kong-Chinese action comedy film directed and written by Wong Jing and starring Chow Yun-fat, Nick Cheung, Carina Lau, Shawn Yue, Angela Wang and Michelle Hu.

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God of Gamblers

God of Gamblers (lit. God of Gambling) is a 1989 Hong Kong action comedy-drama film written and directed by Wong Jing, and featuring an all-star cast led by Chow Yun-fat and Andy Lau.

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Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards

The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards is a film festival and awards ceremony held annually in Taiwan.

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Gong Li

Gong Li (born 31 December 1965) is a Chinese film actress.

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Google Books

Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.

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Gun fu

Gun Fu, a portmanteau of gun and kung fu (also known as Gun Kata, bullet ballet or gymnastic gunplay), is a fictional style of sophisticated close-quarters Gunfight resembling a martial arts battle played out with firearms instead of traditional weapons.

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Hard Boiled

Hard BoiledElder, 2005, pg.

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Heroic bloodshed

Heroic bloodshed is a genre of Hong Kong action cinema revolving around stylized action sequences and dramatic themes such as brotherhood, duty, honour, redemption and violence.

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Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Hong Kong 1941

Hong Kong 1941 is a 1984 Hong Kong war drama film, directed by Po-Chih Leong and written by Sammo Hung, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Cecilia Yip and Alex Man.

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Hong Kong dollar

The Hong Kong dollar (sign: HK$; code: HKD) is the official currency of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Film Award

The Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA), founded in 1982, is an annual film awards ceremony in Hong Kong.

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Jam!

Jam! is a Canadian website which covers entertainment news.

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Jodie Foster

Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, director, and producer.

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John Woo

John Woo SBS (Wu Yu-seng; Ng Yu-sum (Cantonese); born May 1, 1946) is a Chinese-born Hong Kong film director, writer, and producer.

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Kowloon

Kowloon is an urban area in Hong Kong comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon.

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Lamma Island

Lamma Island, also known as Pok Liu Chau or simply Pok Liu, is the third largest island in Hong Kong.

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List of Pirates of the Caribbean characters

This is a list of characters appearing in the ''Pirates of the Caribbean'' film series.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly referred to as Louis Vuitton, or shortened to LV, is a French fashion house and luxury retail company founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton.

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Love in a Fallen City (film)

Love in a Fallen City is a 1984 Hong Kong film directed by Ann Hui.

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Mainland China

Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Now You See Love, Now You Don't

Now You See Love, Now You Don't is a 1992 Hong Kong comedy film written and directed by Mabel Cheung and Alex Law.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Photograph

A photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic medium such as a CCD or a CMOS chip.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a 2007 American epic fantasy swashbuckler film directed by Gore Verbinski, the third in the ''Pirates of the Caribbean'' film series and the sequel to Dead Man's Chest (2006).

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (video game)

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a video game based on the Pirates of the Caribbean films Dead Man's Chest and At World's End, published by Buena Vista Games for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PSP, Nintendo DS and the Wii.

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Prison on Fire

Prison on Fire is a 1987 Hong Kong action film directed by Ringo Lam and starring Chow Yun-fat and Tony Leung Ka-fai about the friendship of two inmates of a Hong Kong prison and their conflicts with the prison guards and other prisoners/triad members.

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Prison on Fire II

Prison on Fire II is a 1991 Hong Kong action film directed by Ringo Lam, and starring Chow Yun-fat.

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Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American director, writer, and actor.

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Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs is a 1992 American heist thriller film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino in his feature-length debut.

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Shell Oil Company

Shell Oil Company is the United States-based wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, transnational corporation "oil major" of Anglo-Dutch origins, which is amongst the largest oil companies in the world.

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Silver Bauhinia Star

The Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) is the second rank in the Order of the Bauhinia Star in Hong Kong, awarded to people who have taken a leading part in public affairs or voluntary work over a long period.

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Singaporeans

Singaporeans or Singaporean people are citizens of the city-state of Singapore – a multi-racial and multi-cultural country with ethnic Chinese, Indians, and Malays historically making up the vast majority of the population, hailing from various ethnic groups of China, India, and the Malay Archipelago.

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Stephen Chow

Stephen Chow Sing-chi (born 22 June 1962) is a Chinese film director, actor, producer, political adviser of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and martial artist.

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Stranglehold (video game)

Stranglehold is a third-person shooter developed by Midway Games' Chicago studio, released in late 2007 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Television station

A television station is a set of equipment managed by a business, organisation or other entity, such as an amateur television (ATV) operator, that transmits video content via radio waves directly from a transmitter on the earth's surface to a receiver on earth.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.

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The Bund (TV series)

The Bund is a Hong Kong period drama television series first broadcast on TVB in 1980.

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The Corruptor

The Corruptor is a 1999 American action thriller film directed by James Foley, starring Chow Yun-fat and Mark Wahlberg.

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The Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Star is a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States.

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The Killer (1989 film)

The Killer is a 1989 Hong Kong action film written and directed by John Woo, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Danny Lee and Sally Yeh.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Replacement Killers

The Replacement Killers is a 1998 American action film directed by Antoine Fuqua in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker and Kenneth Tsang.

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TVB

Television Broadcasts Limited, commonly known as TVB, was the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong and commenced broadcasting on 19 November 1967.

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Umbrella Movement

The Umbrella Movement was a political movement that emerged during the Hong Kong democracy protests of 2014.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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Wong Jing

Wong Jing (born 3 May 1955) is a Hong Kong film director, producer, actor, presenter, and screenwriter.

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Zhang Yimou

Zhang Yimou (born 2 April 1950) is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer.

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Zhou (surname)

Zhōu is the Hanyu Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese family name 周, which now ranks as the 10th most common surname in Mainland China, and 71st in South Korea.

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11th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 11th Hong Kong Awards ceremony, honored the best films of 1991 and took place on 5 April 1992 at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

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14th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 14th Hong Kong Awards ceremony, honored the best films of 1994 and took place on 23 April 1995 at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

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15th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 15th Hong Kong Awards ceremony, honored the best films of 1995 and took place on 28 April 1996 at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

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2008 Sichuan earthquake

The 2008 Sichuan earthquakeSome early Western reports used the term Chengdu quake; e.g.,,, etc.

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20th Hong Kong Film Awards

Ceremony for the 20th Hong Kong Film Awards was held on 29 April 2001 in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and hosted by Eric Tsang, Carol Cheng, Gigi Leung and Eric Ng.

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26th Hong Kong Film Awards

Ceremony for the 26th Hong Kong Film Awards was held on 15 April 2007 in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and hosted by Bowie Tsang, Nick Cheung and Lam Chi-chung.

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27th Hong Kong Film Awards

Ceremony for the 27th Hong Kong Film Awards was held on 14 April 2008 in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and hosted by Carol Cheng, Sandra Ng and Sammi Cheng.

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4th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 4th Hong Kong Awards ceremony, honored the best films of 1984 and took place on 13 April 1985, at the Furama Hong Kong Hotel, Hong Kong.

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5th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 5th Hong Kong Awards ceremony, honored the best films of 1985 and took place on 6 April 1986, at the Regent International Hotel, Hong Kong.

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6th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 6th Hong Kong Awards ceremony, honored the best films of 1986 and took place on 24 April 1987 at Hong Kong Baptist University, Academic Community Hall, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong.

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8th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 8th Hong Kong Awards ceremony, honored the best films of 1988 and took place on 9 April 1989 at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

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9th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 9th Hong Kong Awards ceremony, honored the best films of 1989 and took place on 8 April 1990 at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chow_Yun-fat

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