List of films set in Hong Kong

List of films set in Hong Kong

While most of local Hong Kong movies were filmed locally, several foreign movies were also, at least partly, set in Hong Kong. The following is a list of foreign movies set in Hong Kong.

Foreign movies include

* "Aegan" (2008) - Tamil film
* "Push" (2009)
* "The Dark Knight" (2008)
* "The Bucket List" (2007) - scene in a bar between Morgan Freeman and Rowena King
* "Awarapan" (2007)
* "La Moustache" (2005)
* "Parenni Maya Jalaima" (2004)
* "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (2005) - seen in the warning scene
* "King" (2003) - Tamil film
* "" (2003) - the International Finance Center is used as an exterior with Times Square as an interior.
* "Die Another Day" (2002) – James Bond emerges from the waters of Victoria Harbour into the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, after escaping custody. As he emerges the background of Hong Kong island is visible but the RHKYC is on the Hong Kong side so Bond is obviously on the Kowloon side and is not actually at the Hong Kong Yacht Club.
* "Citizen Hong Kong" (2001) [http://www.kbik.com/citizen_hong_kong.html]
* "Rush Hour 2" (2001) - a side alley of Lan Kwai Fong is used as the exterior of a nightclub.
* "Spy Game" (2001) – where the local HSBC headquarters are presented as the "US embassy". In fact, Hong Kong being a dependent area, there is no embassy in Hong Kong, instead a consulate-general.
* "Rush Hour" (1998)
* "Knock Off" (1998) - filmed around the streets of Sheung Wan
* "Three Businessmen" (1998) - starring Miguel Sandoval and Robert Wisdom
* "Home Alone 3" (1997) - featured the landscape of Hong Kong in the beginning
* "Chinese Box" (1997) – set and made at the time of Hong Kong's handover to the People's Republic of China. The movie shows the actual temporary press room, specially set up for the press coverage of the handover, and located in the old part of the Exhibition Centre.
* "The Pillow Book" (1996) – by Peter Greenaway
* "White Ghost" (1996) a made-for-television Cracker movie. The last of the series until the recent revival.
* "Night Watch" - Pierce Brosnan and Alexandra Paul
* "Les Anges Gardiens" (1995) – where Gérard Depardieu takes the Star Ferry
* "Mortal Kombat" (1995)
* "Double Impact" (1991)
* "Tai-Pan" (1986)
* "Shanghai Surprise" (1986) - starring Sean Penn and Madonna
* "Year of the Dragon" (1985)
* "Bloodsport" (1985)- with Jean-Claude Van Damme is filmed on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon.
* "Oliver's Story" (1979) - Love Story's sequel, starring Ryan O'Neal and Candice Bergen
* "Revenge of the Pink Panther" (1978)
* "Bons baisers de Hong Kong" ("From Hong Kong with Love") (1975)
* "The Man with the Golden Gun" (1974) – which includes scenes of James Bond visiting the * * "Bottoms Up", an actual bar in Tsim Sha Tsui, which was later moved to Wan Chai
* "Enter the Dragon" (1973) – the last movie of Bruce Lee
* "Love Story" (1970)
* "A Countess from Hong Kong" (1967) - starring Marlon Brando and Sophia Loren, directed by Charles Chaplin
* "You Only Live Twice" (1967)
* "The Vengeance of Fu Manchu" (1967)
* "Lord Jim" (1965)
* "The World of Suzie Wong" (1960) – which includes footage of the Star Ferry
* "Ferry to Hong Kong" (1959) – starring Orson Welles and includes footage of the harbour.
* "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing" (1955), starring William Holden and Jennifer Jones - includes shots from the old Foreign Correspondents' Club on Conduit Road, often mistaken for the Victoria Peak
* "Soldier of Fortune" (1955) - starring Clark Gable
* "Macao" (1952) - starring Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell

ee also

* List of films based on location
* List of films set in Macau
* List of films set in Shanghai

External links

* [http://www.fso-tela.gov.hk/ Hong Kong Film Services Office]
* [http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/HKFA/english/eindex.html Hong Kong Film Archive]


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