4 Best Film Recommendations Stephen Chow, His films are usually known for using martial arts moves and comedic dressing


Stephen Chow is a Hong Kong actor who is widely known for his films in Indonesia. His films are often shown on television during holiday momentum, including during Chinese New Year.

During his career since 1988, he has starred in countless films. His films are usually known for using martial arts moves and thick comedic dressing.

Some of his films are also iconic, such as Kung Fu Hustle which is often shown on Indonesian television screens. Many scenes in the film have become favorite memes of Indonesian netizens.

Starting his career as a film player from 1988 to 2008, currently Stephen Chow is mostly working behind the camera by becoming a director who has been acting since 1994.

Here are 5 recommendations for Stephen Chow’s best films that can be seen on legal streaming services in Indonesia.

1. From Beijing With Love (1994)
From Beijing With Love is a 1994 film with a spy comedy theme. Acting like James Bond, Stephen Chow also debuted as a director through this film.

From Beijing With Love tells the story of agent Ling Ling Chai assigned to handle the case of missing dinosaur bones being stolen by Golden Gun.

When going to investigate the case, Ling Ling Chai who is a top agent is offered help by Lee Heung Kam (Anita Yuen) who is actually Golden Gun’s messenger.

This film, which is shown on Disney Hotstar, has a high rating from viewers on the Rotten Tomatoes page, 87 percent.

2. Royal Tramp II (1992)
Royal Tramp II is a sequel to the film Royal Tramp which was released in the same year in 1992. This film is based on the novel by Louis Cha, The Deer and the Cauldron.

The story of Royal Tramp II is still a continuation from before. After being exposed as the fake Empress Dowager, Lung-er (Brigitte Lin) returns to the Dragon Sect camp.

There, the cult leader warns him about their mission to support the campaigns of Ng Sam Kwai, a military general who wants to usurp the throne before releasing it to Lung-er.

Meanwhile, when Wai Siu Bo (Stephen Chow) tries to capitalize on an anti-Qing dynasty figure, Ng Sam Kwai’s son uncovers his lies.

This film with an audience rating of up to 81 percent on the Rotten Tomatoes page can be watched on Netflix.

3. Forbidden City Cop (1996)
Forbidden City Cop, which was released in 1996, still uses the same style as From Beijing With Love, namely Stephen Chow acting like James Bond. This is the second time Chow has directed the film.
But this time, he will be in a royal backstory with a name that seems to make fun of James Bond, Ling Ling Fat which means 008.

Once upon a time, Ling Ling Fat (Stephen Chow) was one of the four elite guards of the Chinese Empire.

But instead of having martial abilities like the others, he is more interested in strange inventions such as cannons from the mouth, helicopter blades, and magnets.

Until one day, Ling Ling Fat failed to catch four warriors who had barged into the Forbidden City. His useless incidents and hobbies angered the Emperor and degraded him.

But Ling Ling Fat can’t stay silent when an evil plan targets the Emperor.

This film, with a rating of 77 percent from the audience on the Rotten Tomatoes page, can be watched on Netflix and Klik Film.

4. King of Beggars (1992)
Released in 1992, the film King of Beggars is actually a free adaptation of the martial artist So Chan, also known as Beggar So, who lived during the Qing Dynasty, and one of the 10 Tigers of Canton.

In King of Beggars, So Chan (Stephen Chow) is known as a spoiled child from a family in Cantonese. Although he is lazy and cannot read or write, he is very good at martial arts.

Until one day, So Chan fell in love with a woman who was actually a commercial sex worker. So Chan’s love is rejected, unless he becomes a kung fu master.

This film, which received a rating of 69 percent from the audience on the Rotten Tomatoes page, can be watched on Netflix.