Forget about all the K-dramas and new Netflix shows. Nothing beats the over-the-top love triangles, nightmare in-laws, hilarious caricature villains, and melodramatic deaths in Hong Kong TV dramas. Yes, it can be easy to laugh at the exaggerated, and always predictable, twists and turns, but many of Hong Kong’s most celebrated cinematic talents got their break working on TV dramas including the likes of Wong Kar-wai, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Chow Yun-fat, and Maggie Cheung. Join us as we list and reminiscent some of the best Hong Kong dramas ever made.
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