Asian Cinema

A Listmania! list by Mr. Ruairi McGovern (Sligo Ireland)
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Nowhere To Hide [DVD] [2001]
1.  Nowhere To Hide [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Joong-Hung Park
The list author says:
  "Korea's best effort at mystery and the fight in the rain is brillant!"
£8.48   Used & New from: £1.97
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

A Tale Of Two Sisters [DVD] [2004]
2.  A Tale Of Two Sisters [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Kap-su Kim
The list author says:
  "Very mysterious and very, very scary. A must see and a masterpiece of terror!"
£7.57   Used & New from: £1.70
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Azumi [DVD]
3.  Azumi [DVD] DVD ~ Aya Ueto
The list author says:
  "Really well made with an excellent cast and great story line!"
£12.04   Used & New from: £0.34
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Ring (1998) [DVD] [2000]
4.  Ring (1998) [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Nanako Matsushima
The list author says:
  "The greatest Japanese horror film ever. Don't bother getting the Hollywood version, this one is simply brillant!"
£5.15   Used & New from: £0.26
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (154 customer reviews)

Ring 2 [1998] [DVD]
5.  Ring 2 [1998] [DVD] DVD ~ Miki Nakatani
The list author says:
  "A well made sequel to 'Ring', this is just as good. Lots of shocks in this one."
£2.60   Used & New from: £0.02
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Ring 0 [DVD] [2000]
6.  Ring 0 [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Yukie Nakama
The list author says:
  "Strange film, yet well made and a must see. This explores the origins of the 'curse'."
£5.35   Used & New from: £0.34
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Dark Water [2003] [DVD]
7.  Dark Water [2003] [DVD] DVD ~ Hitomi Kuroki
The list author says:
  "Very scary and sad film. Lots of shockers in this one."
£4.90   Used & New from: £1.13
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Chinese Ghost Story [DVD]
8.  A Chinese Ghost Story [DVD] DVD ~ Leslie Cheung
The list author says:
  "Beautifully made and the story line is brillant. One of China's best ghost films. The late Leslie Cheung acting is at his best."
£39.99   Used & New from: £7.69
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Bride With White Hair [DVD] (1993)
9.  The Bride With White Hair [DVD] (1993) DVD ~ Brigitte Lin
The list author says:
  "One of Leslie Cheung last films before his sucide, this is a marvellous movie and quite a weepie! Bridget Lin is also brillant."
Used & New from: £4.09
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Bride With White Hair 2 [DVD]
10.  The Bride With White Hair 2 [DVD] DVD ~ Brigitte Lin
The list author says:
  "A worthy sequel with excellent action and a good story line."
Used & New from: £4.86
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Killer [DVD]
11.  The Killer [DVD] DVD ~ Yun-Fat Chow
The list author says:
  "Hong Kong's at its best and Chow Yun-Fat best ever peformance. Very sad film."
£4.71   Used & New from: £2.93
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Hard Boiled [DVD]
12.  Hard Boiled [DVD] DVD ~ Chow Yun-Fat
The list author says:
  "Chow Yun Fat bloodiest performance ever! Very fast paced triller!"
£8.00   Used & New from: £0.10
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Public Enemy [2002] [DVD]
13.  Public Enemy [2002] [DVD] DVD ~ Sul Kyung-Gu
The list author says:
  "A very bloody and trilling Korean movie! Sol Kyung-gu is at his best in this dark movie."
£14.28   Used & New from: £0.10
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Battle Royale - Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [2001]
14.  Battle Royale - Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Tatsuya Fujiwara
The list author says:
  "One of Japan's newest and darkest ever film. This is a masterpiece!"
£11.85   Used & New from: £0.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Battle Royale 2 - Requiem [DVD] [2003]
15.  Battle Royale 2 - Requiem [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Tatsuya Fujiwara
The list author says:
  "A worthy sequel to Battle Royale."
£5.79   Used & New from: £0.34
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Audition [DVD] [2001]
16.  Audition [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Ryo Ishibashi
The list author says:
  "Gruesome and scary! The last part of the film is out of bounds for those weak of heart!"
£5.61   Used & New from: £1.81
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Shinjuku Triad Society [DVD] [1995]
17.  Shinjuku Triad Society [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Kippei Shîna
The list author says:
  "A excellent movie, dark, bloody, sexual violence and yet worth seeing!"
£5.62   Used & New from: £2.63
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Dead Or Alive [DVD] [1999]
18.  Dead Or Alive [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Riki Takeuchi
The list author says:
  "Odd film, yet very bloody and well made!"
£7.75   Used & New from: £1.17
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Dead Or Alive 2 [DVD] [2000]
19.  Dead Or Alive 2 [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Noriko Aota
The list author says:
  "Not a sequel exactly but just as odd as it gets! Worth watching."
£4.95   Used & New from: £1.32
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Shiri [2003] [DVD]
20.  Shiri [2003] [DVD] DVD ~ Suk-kyu Han
The list author says:
  "One of the best yet from Korea. A action paced thriller with a sad ending."
Used & New from: £5.36
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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New Dragon Gate Inn [DVD]
21.  New Dragon Gate Inn [DVD] DVD ~ Tony Leung Ka Fai
The list author says:
  "A very well made movie from Hong Kong with an excellent cast."
£19.98   Used & New from: £1.30
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Yojimbo [1961] [DVD]
22.  Yojimbo [1961] [DVD] DVD ~ Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "If you like samurai movies, this is the one to watch!"
£8.63   Used & New from: £4.78
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954]
23.  Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954] DVD ~ Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "The classical Japanese film of all time! Brillantly made and tragic."
£9.99   Used & New from: £3.70
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Zatoichi [2004] [DVD]
24.  Zatoichi [2004] [DVD] DVD ~ 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano
The list author says:
  "A real masterpiece by Takeshi Kitano, the Japanese actor-director. Well worth seeing!"
£5.75   Used & New from: £0.22
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

The Legend Of Fong Sai Yuk [DVD]
25.  The Legend Of Fong Sai Yuk [DVD] DVD ~ Jet Li
The list author says:
  "Jet Li is the cheekiest and yet charmiest actor in this very funny, violent and well made film. The film that introduced me to Asian cinema and a great starter for all first timers!"
£8.50   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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