Chow yun fats triumphant return to hk film after a two year layoff finds him in a true hong kong film. Odyssey has several shipwreck projects in various stages of development around the world, including the codenamed black. Treasure hunting is the physical search for treasure. We have 2 troublemakers who get in over there heads with a search for treasure. When a film s pov is solely focused on a single character, the character needs to be interesting enough and the actor compelling enough to keep the audience engaged for its duration. Watch the treasure hunter movie dub actionadventure. This is treasure hunters trailer by premiere entertainment group on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Kumiko, the treasure hunter surprisingly, she found the vhs copy of the film fargo in a secluded cave on the shore and the fascination for the film made her truly believe in the film s ending, where a character played by steve buscemi buries a satchel of the ransom money on a snowy highway. The treasure of sierra madre john huston, 1948 the treasure of sierra madre is probably the ultimate existing treasurehunting movie. Kumiko, the treasure hunter official trailer 1 2015 drama movie. The film marks the third collaboration between director john huston. Their search for gold ultimately leads them to find the. Treasure hunt is an action comedy and romantic fantasy drama film.
Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central. The premise is a bit of a stretch, but only for us adults. Well, quit your deadend job and put on your most piratey kneehigh boots, because this is what being a professional treasure hunter is like. You would think that a movie called treasure hunters and starring fu sheng and gordon liu would have the two of them as treasure hunters. As kids, we used to buy rolls of dimes and quarters from banks to look for coins from 1964. With jay chou, xiaotong guan, eric tsang, chiling lin. Fortune hunter allan quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of 1900s africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival german explorer. The zellners latest film kumiko, the treasure hunter starring rinko kikuchi premiered in the u. Travens 1927 novel, the treasure of the sierra madre and the movie of the same name. Ive enjoyed chow yun fat in both action and romantic films, so my disappointment in this movie is not because. A books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
But just as he digs up and opens the chest, he is knocked unconscious by a beautiful thief who steals his gold. The film is a must watch for the quest leading to finding the hidden treasure of monte cristo. Treasure hunters is a reality television series on nbc us and global television canada in which ten teams of three solve puzzles and complete challenges in hopes of solving the ultimate puzzle and winning the grand prize. When completed, the map will lead to buried treasure located on cutthroat island. Treasure hunt is an aimless movie that is a big letdown for any fans of chow yun fat. The cia operative, jeffrey cheung ching, was demanded to escort national treasure from the chinese and bring it to the united states of america. Fu sheng is the treasure hunter here with chang chan peng.
Jeff lau directs this multigenre piece that combines action, comedy, romance, and other assorted genres into one big package. Erik and his friends meet nathan, a treasure hunter who finds a map he believes will lead them to hidden treasure. The film s central plot is based around the hidden treasure of monte cristo and how each and every character in the movie is after that treasure. Hong kong film award winners, jay chou the green hornet and eric tsang, star in this blazing adventure packed with action and stunning special effects. The treasure hunter is a 2009 taiwanese action film directed by kevin chu and starring jay chou and lin chiling, with ching siutung served as action. A group of mysterious guardians have kept the map to the location of the treasure safe, until a fierce rivalry erupts. This kungfu comedy combines fu sheng with his reallife brother chang chan peng.
The treasure hunter is a 2009 taiwanese action film directed by kevin chu and starring jay chou and lin chiling, with. This industry is generally fueled by the market for antiquities. After a long trek through a forest, a treasure hunter has finally reached the red x on his map. The treasure hunter is a little back to the well of the imagination. You can start looking for buried treasure and look like a bona fide dork doing so. Summary movie ci ling aka the treasure hunter in the northwest desert where countless prosperous dynasties have flourish and fallen, there is rumour of a buried treasure of unbelievable riches. Collect all 39 treasures from locations around tyria.
However, despite a script from the awardwinning ivy ho comrades, almost a love story, the film lacks character and story development, and ultimately packs the emotional punch of a dry paper towel. Teams travel across the united states and europe in search of seven artifacts which when assembled will lead to the key. Kumiko, the treasure hunter official hd trailer in. Civil war era shipwreck of the ss republic in 2003 and recovered over 50,000 coins and 14,000 artifacts from the site nearly 1,700 feet deep. You unlock the roxxon truck vehicle token for completing. Treasure hunter offers a generic adventure story, and the action from ching siutung is decent fun. An old treasure hunter finds more than he bargained for when his metal detector starts to beep. The practice of treasurehunting can be controversial, as locations such as sunken wrecks or cultural sites may be protected by national or international law concerned with. Books all about archaeologists and fortune hunters chasing down historical treasures. Allan quatermain, a hunter and adventurer, the protagonist of h. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by. Dramatic competition at sundance 2014 and internationally at the 64th berlinale.
Qiaofei jay chou is a relic expert with a gritty past. Cameron on the comedy thriller true lies 1994 and on the blockbuster titanic 1997, in which paxton played a treasure hunter in a framing device for the. I can see kids, especially those into all things pirate and treasure hunting, loving this book. Telling you more than whats in the movies description could ruin it for you, so ill stick to why you should or shouldnt watch kumiko, the treasure hunter. Firewalker film fools gold 2008 film forbidden island.
Kumiko, the treasure hunter official trailer 1 2015 drama movie hd in this darkly comedic odyssey, academy award nominee rinko. For example, treasure hunters try to find sunken shipwrecks and retrieve artifacts with market value. Born today most popular celebs most popular celebs celebrity news. The treasure hunter, an action adventure from yenping chu, slips down a sand dune and isnt able make it back up. Otherwise, we can look at a movie whose openingfight sequence is an aberration, with a kind of indiana jones without a whip. Treasure hunter challenge fire all the treasures around chronopolis for lego marvel superheroes 2. His treasure hunt thus continues but has the prize been changed. We compiled a list, ranking the films on both their popularity as well as how important treasure is to each films plot. Teaming up with hua ding bang a famous archaeologist and lan ting they embark on a dangerous journey to recover the map and fight to protect the ancient treasure.
Chaos erupts as he swoops in to the rescue and scours the sands for legendary riches buried deep in chinas northwest desert. Treasure hunters aka master of disaster is a shaw brothers film directed by lau kar wing, starring alexander fu sheng and gordon liu. Imdb everywhere find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your watchlist and rate your favorite movies and tv shows on your phone or tablet. Here is my 100% completion of final fantasy xiii finally. Fans of the mummy need hunt no further for edgeofyourseat thrills. Filled with breathtaking scenery and unbelievable stunts treasure hunter is a wild ride through ancient tombs and lost worlds in the relenting quest. My first flash animation, that pretty much says it all made with adobe flash, it is yet another stick figure fight.
Treasure hunt 1994 film treasure hunt is a 1994 hong kong action comedy and romantic fantasy film written and directed by jeffrey lau and starring chow yunfat and jacklyn wu. Jim hawkins, the protagonist of robert louis stevensons 1881 novel, treasure island. It was nominated for two independent spirit awards best actress and best director and will be distributed by amplify releasing in 2015. In march cameron completed a test dive in which he traveled to a. Lost treasure of atlantis 1994 tv movie 93 min action. A notorious international crime group chases after a young chivalrous man, his mentors daughter, and a famous archaeologist, who possess a map leading to ancient treasure. Treasure hunt is a 1994 hong kong action comedy and romantic fantasy film written and directed by jeffrey lau and starring chow yunfat and jacklyn wu. Kirsten gum travel channel i produced this segment hawaii from concept to completion including research and preproduction, field producing, writing the script and post. Qiaofei faces danger at every turn to find the tombbut some treasures arent meant to be. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Lost treasure of atlantis 1994 tv movie 93 min action, adventure. In the end, the greatest treasure was an adventurous spirit.
Our monthly feature of classic film screenings from around the world will be suspended as. All you need is a mediumtier metal detector, which you can buy. Usually contains intense action and historical mysteries to be deciphered. The box art has gordon liu all over the box, but this is primarily a fu sheng vehicle. An urban explorer who goes by the name freaktography recently explored an old house and documented his finds online. Nothing particularly substantial, but its the most i could do in the allotted time, and im happy with how it turned out. It is one of john hustons most masterful works and it inspired directors like stanley kubrick, sam raimi or paul thomas anderson. My entry into the twentyfour hour animation contest 8 thac 8. Dir by marc wilkins shot on kodak 35mm negative film, produced by on film, dop burak turan. The film stars jim caviezel, guy pearce, and richard harris in important roles.
How else can we look at a movie that spins from one genre to another. Treasure hunt is a 1994 hong kong action comedy and romantic fantasy film written and directed by jeffrey lau and. In the northwest desert where countless prosperous dynasties have flourished and fallen, there is a rumor that buried amongst the sand. However, i dont have all the fancy recording equipment that many people do. The children believing the treasure will help solve all their problems decide to embark on mission to find the hidden treasure.115 236 942 179 127 83 1093 404 1139 595 451 1647 397 269 711 1410 1542 1314 678 318 95 1434 1347 1332 175 1196 413 481 417