Jeong Chang-hwa

Chang-Wha Chung (born November 1, 1928) is a South Korean film director, producer and screenwriter. Chung made his directorial debut with The Final Temptation (1953) and gained attention only when he released A Sunny Field in 1960. During the 1960s he started collaborating with the Hong Kong film industry. In 1968, he joined Shaw Brothers and directed martial arts classics such as King Boxer (1972) (the first Hong Kong movie to reach No. 1 on the U.S. box office in 1973). He moved to Golden Harvest in 1973, where he directed numerous productions until he returned to South Korea in 1977 to continue his career. Wikipedia contributors. "Jeong Chang-hwa." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 13 Mar. 2021. Web. 26 May. 2021.

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Temptress of a Thousand Faces (1969)

A mystery caper of devilish fun, Temptress Of A Thousand Faces proves a femme fatale can match any man in wickedness. A mysterious thief has been committing crimes across the city. Always disguised and ever elusive, woman detective Chi Ying cannot find any clues ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Tina Chin Fei  •  Chan Leung  •  Pat Ting Hung  •  Liu Liang-Hua

A mystery caper of devilish fun, Temptress Of A Thousand Faces proves a femme fatale can match any man in wickedness. A mysterious thief has been committing crimes across the city. Always disguised and ever elusive, woman detective Chi Ying cannot find any clues ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Tina Chin Fei  •  Chan Leung  •  Pat Ting Hung  •  Liu Liang-Hua

Forlorn Hope (1966)

A man's brother is killed by rogue troops following the end of World War II. He joins up with the roving band, intent on slaying them in vengeance from within their ranks  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Ku Bong-seo  •  Heo Chang-kang  •  Hwang Hae  •  Jang Dong-hwi

A man's brother is killed by rogue troops following the end of World War II. He joins up with the roving band, intent on slaying them in vengeance from within their ranks  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Ku Bong-seo  •  Heo Chang-kang  •  Hwang Hae  •  Jang Dong-hwi

The Great Story of Jang-hwa and Hong-ryeon (1962)

Bae's two daughters, Jang-hwa and Hong-ryeon, are abused to death by their stepmother. But Jang-hwa cannot just go away to the other world. She becomes a ghost, haunting the governor every night to help her take her revenge. The governor orders an investigation. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Jo Mi-ryeong  •  Choi Nam-hyun  •  Um Aing-ran

Bae's two daughters, Jang-hwa and Hong-ryeon, are abused to death by their stepmother. But Jang-hwa cannot just go away to the other world. She becomes a ghost, haunting the governor every night to help her take her revenge. The governor orders an investigation. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Jo Mi-ryeong  •  Choi Nam-hyun  •  Um Aing-ran

The Devil's Treasure (1973)

Wang Chun, a veteran diver, is hired to recover a large quantity of gold bars from a ship sunk during the retreat of Japanese soldiers from Hong Kong. But no sooner has the treasure been found, then former Japanese military man, Arakawa, and his men arrive in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Ko Chun-Hsiung  •  Nora Miao  •  Yee Yuen  •  Sammo Hung

Wang Chun, a veteran diver, is hired to recover a large quantity of gold bars from a ship sunk during the retreat of Japanese soldiers from Hong Kong. But no sooner has the treasure been found, then former Japanese military man, Arakawa, and his men arrive in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Ko Chun-Hsiung  •  Nora Miao  •  Yee Yuen  •  Sammo Hung

A Bonanza (1961)

A young sailor arrives in Busan Harbour; an outrageous-looking, woolly bear of a man appears in downtown Busan with a shotgun over one shoulder, a heavy knapsack thrown over the other; a tough-looking young woman joins her friend in robbing a naïve fat man in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Kim Seung-ho  •  Hwang Hae  •  Um Aing-ran  •  Jo Mi-ryeong

A young sailor arrives in Busan Harbour; an outrageous-looking, woolly bear of a man appears in downtown Busan with a shotgun over one shoulder, a heavy knapsack thrown over the other; a tough-looking young woman joins her friend in robbing a naïve fat man in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Kim Seung-ho  •  Hwang Hae  •  Um Aing-ran  •  Jo Mi-ryeong

The Story of Jang-hwa and Heung-ryeon (1956)

Jang-hwa and Hong-ryeon, the daughters of Bae the official governor, die of their stepmother's unfair maltreatment. Jang-hwa's ghost appears in front of a district judge every night begging for clarification of their deaths. The district judge lets the stepmother ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Lee Kyeong-hui  •  Carrie Seo Yeong-Ran  •  Seok Geum-seong  •  Seo Wol-yeong

Jang-hwa and Hong-ryeon, the daughters of Bae the official governor, die of their stepmother's unfair maltreatment. Jang-hwa's ghost appears in front of a district judge every night begging for clarification of their deaths. The district judge lets the stepmother ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Lee Kyeong-hui  •  Carrie Seo Yeong-Ran  •  Seok Geum-seong  •  Seo Wol-yeong

The Double Crossers (1976)

Detective Lung is investigating the murder of his father and discovers his father belonged to a syndicate of smugglers. He finds out the murderer used to be his father's business partner and that he's now living in Hong Kong under a new name (Wang). Lung tries to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Chan Sing  •  Shin Il-ryong  •  Michael Chan  •  Chao Hsiung

Detective Lung is investigating the murder of his father and discovers his father belonged to a syndicate of smugglers. He finds out the murderer used to be his father's business partner and that he's now living in Hong Kong under a new name (Wang). Lung tries to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Chan Sing  •  Shin Il-ryong  •  Michael Chan  •  Chao Hsiung

Five Fingers of Death (1972)

A young boxer joins a martial arts school to increase his skill so he can enter a martial arts competition. He leaves the school when he hears that a local gangster is terrorizing the town. He comes to the aid of a young singer and brings on the wrath of the local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Lo Lieh  •  Wang Ping  •  Bolo Yeung  •  Huang Chin-feng

A young boxer joins a martial arts school to increase his skill so he can enter a martial arts competition. He leaves the school when he hears that a local gangster is terrorizing the town. He comes to the aid of a young singer and brings on the wrath of the local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Lo Lieh  •  Wang Ping  •  Bolo Yeung  •  Huang Chin-feng

Jang Hui-bin (1961)

King Sukjong exalts a greedy concubine to the status of Bin, which is next to that of the Queen. The new Bin, who is now called Jang Hui-bin, drives out the Queen through a coup and takes her place. But thanks to loyal court officials, the King finds out what has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Kim Ji-mi  •  Kim Jin-kyu  •  Jo Mi-ryeong  •  Ju Jeung-nyeo

King Sukjong exalts a greedy concubine to the status of Bin, which is next to that of the Queen. The new Bin, who is now called Jang Hui-bin, drives out the Queen through a coup and takes her place. But thanks to loyal court officials, the King finds out what has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Kim Ji-mi  •  Kim Jin-kyu  •  Jo Mi-ryeong  •  Ju Jeung-nyeo

Rulers of the Land (1963)

In Manchuria, some a group of Korean guerrillas joins forces with the Chinese Nationalist Army to free some prisoners of war from the Japanese Imperialist Army.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Moon Jeong-suk  •  Um Aing-ran  •  Kim Seok-hun  •  Ju Jeung-nyeo

In Manchuria, some a group of Korean guerrillas joins forces with the Chinese Nationalist Army to free some prisoners of war from the Japanese Imperialist Army.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Moon Jeong-suk  •  Um Aing-ran  •  Kim Seok-hun  •  Ju Jeung-nyeo

The Great Plain (1963)

During the colonial period, some Korean students give up their studies to fight the Japanese in Manchuria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Kim Seok-hun  •  Jang Dong-hwi  •  Kwak Gyu-seok  •  Lee Kyeong-hui

During the colonial period, some Korean students give up their studies to fight the Japanese in Manchuria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Kim Seok-hun  •  Jang Dong-hwi  •  Kwak Gyu-seok  •  Lee Kyeong-hui

Palace of Ambition (1957)

A nobleman bribes a maidservant to gain access to the palace and poison the crown prince. Another noble, loyal to the royal family, learns the of the plot and must learn the identity of the would-be assassin before he can succeed in throwing the country into chaos.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Lee Seung-hwa  •  Chang Hoon  •  Kim Mi-seon  •  Kim Ok-ran

A nobleman bribes a maidservant to gain access to the palace and poison the crown prince. Another noble, loyal to the royal family, learns the of the plot and must learn the identity of the would-be assassin before he can succeed in throwing the country into chaos.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Lee Seung-hwa  •  Chang Hoon  •  Kim Mi-seon  •  Kim Ok-ran

Dangerous Youth (1966)

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DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Shin Seong-il  •  Moon Hee

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DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Shin Seong-il  •  Moon Hee

A Full Danger (1967)

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DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Shin Seong-il  •  Moon Hee  •  Hwang Jeong-sun

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DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Shin Seong-il  •  Moon Hee  •  Hwang Jeong-sun

Empty Heart (1969)

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DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Shin Seong-il  •  Moon Hee

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DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Shin Seong-il  •  Moon Hee

Heads for Sale (1970)

This tale is about a decapitating swordswoman who will let nothing stand in her way when she falls in love with a bandit's son. Chiao Chiao, made famous in One-Armed Swordsman, is the girl who won't let such trifles as craniums keep her from freeing her man from jail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Chan Leung  •  Helen Ma Hoi-Lun  •  Fan Mei-Sheng  •  Ching Miao

This tale is about a decapitating swordswoman who will let nothing stand in her way when she falls in love with a bandit's son. Chiao Chiao, made famous in One-Armed Swordsman, is the girl who won't let such trifles as craniums keep her from freeing her man from jail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Chan Leung  •  Helen Ma Hoi-Lun  •  Fan Mei-Sheng  •  Ching Miao

Valley of the Fangs (1970)

Intrigue in the court means that the wife and daughter of framed scholar Sung have to travel to the capital in disguise, as court agents hunt them down. A righteous swordsman and a group of kiln workers get caught up in the action.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Li Ching  •  Lo Lieh  •  Chan Leung  •  Wang Hsieh

Intrigue in the court means that the wife and daughter of framed scholar Sung have to travel to the capital in disguise, as court agents hunt them down. A righteous swordsman and a group of kiln workers get caught up in the action.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Li Ching  •  Lo Lieh  •  Chan Leung  •  Wang Hsieh

Six Assassins (1971)

A magician-warrior who protects a man from an ambush, not knowing of his true villainous nature. But he discovers the truth after his wife and friend are killed and must now fight to set things right.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Ling Yun  •  Hsia Fan  •  James Nam Seok-Hoon  •  Lily Li

A magician-warrior who protects a man from an ambush, not knowing of his true villainous nature. But he discovers the truth after his wife and friend are killed and must now fight to set things right.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Ling Yun  •  Hsia Fan  •  James Nam Seok-Hoon  •  Lily Li

The Swift Knight (1971)

In a rare reversal of typecasting, Shaw Brothers' perennial bad guy Lo Lieh breaks tradition to play the honorable and noble swordsman in The Swift Knight. It's a tale of brave knights, chivalry and fair maidens where the Swift Knight (Lo Lieh) finds himself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Lo Lieh  •  Margaret Hsing Hui  •  Chin Han  •  Wang Hsieh

In a rare reversal of typecasting, Shaw Brothers' perennial bad guy Lo Lieh breaks tradition to play the honorable and noble swordsman in The Swift Knight. It's a tale of brave knights, chivalry and fair maidens where the Swift Knight (Lo Lieh) finds himself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Lo Lieh  •  Margaret Hsing Hui  •  Chin Han  •  Wang Hsieh

The Skyhawk (1974)

Master Wong (Kwan Tak-Hing) and his disciple Fatty (Sammo Hung) are paying a visit to Thailand when they are assaulted by a hot-headed street fighter dubbed “Little Lion” (Carter Wong). In true Wong Fei Hung fashion, the master takes Lion under his wing after the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Kwan Tak-Hing  •  Nora Miao  •  Chao Hsiung  •  Carter Wong

Master Wong (Kwan Tak-Hing) and his disciple Fatty (Sammo Hung) are paying a visit to Thailand when they are assaulted by a hot-headed street fighter dubbed “Little Lion” (Carter Wong). In true Wong Fei Hung fashion, the master takes Lion under his wing after the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeong Chang-hwa
CAST:  Kwan Tak-Hing  •  Nora Miao  •  Chao Hsiung  •  Carter Wong
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