Synopsis Lin Wei-yang is an idealistic but lonely rebel. Song Si-Lang tries to avoid being drafted by losing weight and failing the physical. Tsao shih-Jong is a shy and weak boy from a wealthy family. Ou Ping owes a gambling debt and enlists so that he can avoid paying back what he owes. This group of misfits face the harsh training of Drill Sergeant Sun, but despite his seemingly cruel and intense ways, these boys grow to learn their share of lessons. Slowly, they begin to understand and appreciate their drill sergeant and realize life in the army isn’t bad after all.
Synopsis Lin Ting-pang, Chin Cheng-kuo, Shi Chuan and Luo Chih-cheng join the police academy and become good friends. After graduation, Lin and Chin become police detectives, while Shi and Luo get sent to traffic duty. When a family is found murdered, Lin and Chin find clues leading them to a gangster. In a confrontation, Lin kills the gangster, but later discovers the gangster’s gun had no bullets. Lin is forced to turn in his gun pending further investigation. One day, Lin runs into Shi and Luo and as he leaves, hears gunfire. He turns and sees his friends being shot. Lin watches helplessly as his friends die at the hands of a gangster’s gun. Lin becomes determined to find the gangsters responsible for his friends’ death. In doing so, he can bring the killers to justice and at the same time, regain his honor as a policeman.
Synopsis A cynical young drifter, Liu, works in a restaurant but mostly plays billiards to make money. He meets Hsiao Yeh, who lives alone in Taipei and they hit it off. Young Liu asks Hsiao Yeh to live with him but doesn’t take her seriously, even though Hsiao Yeh has fallen in love with him. Young Liu slacks off at work, plays pool all the time and gets schooled by a pool shark. He loses a lot of money. In trying to get it back, he falls harder. To try to save them, Hsiao Yeh becomes a prostitute to raise money but she learns the hard way that Liu is an old dog that cannot learn any new tricks and that, through their hardships , tragedy eventually awaits them.
Synopsis Lee Da-wei is a prodigy. Born the only son into a scholarly family, his parents put endless pressure on him to do well. Fortunately, he has found himself in music. His father forces him to go to a cram school, hoping that it will help him get into university. But Da-wei shows no interest in class and instead meets a music friend in the class, and secretly forms a band with him. A once-successful-but-now floundering record company quickly discovers his musical talent and as he becomes famous, starts to mingle with the A-list crowd. At the same time he slowly becomes estranged with his friend and former music partner. Eventually his success makes him feel lonely and fulfilled. He remembers his roots and tracks down his partner to perform with him again, finding again, the joy of music they once shared.
Synopsis During the time of war , the U.S. military sent their senior officers to Hualian for R & R. Three Hualian brothel bosses decide to make some money by opening a bar. They even hire teachers to teach the bar girls to speak English and pick a dozen or so prostitutes to go to work, including one of the bossed ‘ mistress, A-fen. The teacher starts to teach the girls English, how to mix drinks, even how to use protection as to avoid VD from the soldiers. After their training, with everyone dressed up and waiting for the arrival of the U.S. soldiers, a telegram instructing the soldiers to be sent to Kaohsiung instead.
Synopsis Basketball fan Yu Bing falls for the school’s basketball star Li Wei. He is embarrassed by Li Wei’s friend at a dance, in danger, writes an article, attacking Li Wei for her lack of team spirit. When Li Wei finds out, she calls him out to explain. A relationship between them ensues but after a while, Li Wei starts to focus on her own future and stops seeing him. Meanwhile Su Li, a girl with a Crush on Yu Bing, tries to get close to him. While drunk, Yu Bing, mistakes her for Li Wei and sleeps with her. Li Wei, in trying to escape her family problems, goes abroad to study. Su Li also emigrates with her family, leaving Yu Bing alone on the basketball court to figure out his own future.
Synopsis While on the train, prostitute Bai Mei runs into her former brothel sister Yin Yin. Yin Yin has married, given birth to a child, and has a happy new life. In meeting Yin Yin , Bai Mei remembers their difficult times at the brothel together, recalling the painful memories. Back then, Bai Mei, born into a family of six children, was sold to a brothel by her stepfather, so she could make money and support the family. At the brothel, Bai Mei meets a kind-hearted fisherman and decides secretly to have his child. When Bai Mei gets pregnant, she leaves the brothel, and returns to where her mother gave birth to her. After her son is born, Bai Mei decides to take him on the train to go to the fishing port, where she hopes to find the boy’s father. On the way, she looks out at the sea and hopes for her son’s bright future.
Synopsis One day, Hong Kong Special Forces ace Detective Lan-Bo, while off-duty at a nightclub, gets into a fight with foolish Weng shih-Chieh. Ex-convicted cop Chang Chi-Hua, who was arrested by Lan-Bo, sees the fight and gets his revenge on Lan-Bo by beating him up in the parking lot. He takes his gun, attacks innocent bystander Kai-Di and Weng Shih-Chieh, frames Lan-Bo, who gets blamed and goes to prison. Determined to find out who framed him, Lan-Bo escapes form prison. But as he uncovers what really happened, he learns that sometimes the truth may not be as it seems.
Synopsis While preparing for a conference, famous columnist, Chang Hui-hsin, stays at a remote mountain resort with her husband, Lee Hsien-lin, a cosmetic surgeon. Their plans for a quiet and relaxing stay take a detour when they find out that a mysterious actress, Lu Ping, is staying next door. Lu Ping catches the attention of Hsien-lin and things start to heat up between them. In her husband’s neglect, Hui-hsin starts to have visions of her daughter, Amy, who died of a suicide a year before. The trauma and subsequent schizophrenia caused by her daughter’s death returns. Hsien-lin, while trying to deal with his wife’s declining mental state, tries to hide his involvement with Lu Ping. As the couple’s relationship comes under strain, Amy appears more and more frequently. Questions about Amy’s death start to arise. As Hui-hsin thinks back about what happened, she remembers finding Hsien-lin and Amy drunk, in a compromising position. Details about what happened with Amy begin to surface and soon it is obvious that there is more going on than meets the eye. As distrust starts to fester and suspicions about Amy’s death abound, Amy’s sudden reappearance has everyone on edge and wondering if their past, like a bad moon rising, has come back to haunt them…
Synopsis Villager A-Hao with simple, near-deaf husband Wan-Fa, lives a poor but simple rural life together with their young son, A-Gou. When young strong drifter Lao Jian moves in next door, A-Hao and Lao Jian, and the villagers start to talk. When word gets to Wan Fa, he becomes very angry. He tries to ignore what is happening, but kicks Lao Jian out. While leaving, distressed Wan-Fa runs over the neighbor’s child while driving his ox cart and is sentenced to prison. When he realizes that there will be no one to take care of his wife and child, he reconsiders the situation. In the end, old Wan-Fa and Lao Jian manager to work things out and make an arrangement everyone can live with.
Synopsis In 1975, when Vietnam fell into the hands of North Vietnam, one platoon tenaciously fought the North Vietnamese to the bitter end: the Leopard Squadron. When the last of their ammo was used up in battle, Lieutenant Colonel Ruan arranges for the squadron to escape to Hong Kong by boat. While on the ship, they are attacked by bandits. Some are killed while the survivors take refuge in Hong Kong, and try to determine who betrayed them. Only after the police capture the refugees do they discover that, Lieutenant Colonel Ruan headed the bandit operation that attacked their ship. When these survivors find out the truth, they are determined to find Lieutenant Colonel Ruan and take their revenge.
Synopsis Young A-Hsin leaves his small hometown, Luodong, to make it in the big city of Taipei. He rents a place and meets a friend in Peng Da and his sister Mao-Mei. They make their living working together at a restaurant, and meet the young cute and loveable Lien-Hua. They become friends as Mao-Mei and Lien-Hua both become attracted to A-Hsin. At a friend’s wedding, everyone gets drunk, and a fight breaks out another group of youths. In the fight, Peng Da suffers a terrible injury and becomes paralyzed. Because of the fight, A-Hsin descends into a life of crime. The two once-innocent youths face the hardships of life in the city streets.
Synopsis During the eight-year Sino-Japanese war, the Japanese forces run amuck in China. At the German military post in Ching Dao, the Chinese espionage team works diligently against the enemy, while trying to smuggle goods for their troops. One girl secretly works underground and opens a bar called Pearl, which attracts people from all over, including gangster Sun-Yue, and drifter Hsiao Hei. One day, a batch of munitions is planned for shipment out from the German military warehouse. The girl wants to intercept the shipment and comes up with a plan to steal secret documents from the German Commander. But she needs Sun-yue’s help. As they try to carry out this secret mission, she learns firsthand that war has its casualties.
Synopsis Lee Yun-Er is a works at a publishing house. She is single, has been out of school for a while, and is starting to feel pressure form family and friends to get married. But she has a secret. One day while taking the bus, she meets her neighbor who is in the military. Soon, Lee Yun-Er becomes involved with him. Though it is her first relationship, Yun-Er knows her neighbor has a wife and family. She knows their affair is wrong, but can’t seem to break herself away. She has fallen for him and finds herself stuck on an emotional roller coaster, caught between wanting to be whisked away for a wild ride and standing firmly on her own two feet.
Synopsis In a coastal village near Taidong during the 1960’s, a single, middle-aged mother, Bao-chai, lives a quiet life with her daughter, Xi-lian, a 20-year old schoolteacher. After conservative Bao-chai finds out that Xi Lian has fallen for her cousin, she forbids them to see each other. As time passes, Xi-lian finds love again, this time with Chu-cheng, a new teacher at her school from mainland China. When Chu-Cheng is relocated, he writes love letters to Xi-lian. Unknown to Xi-lian, the letters are intercepted and read by Bao-chai, who, in reading them, has feelings awakened in her that has been buried for most of her life. Then, one day, Chu-cheng comes to visit, and something happens that will change these three quiet lives forever…
Synopsis Hong and Jean have been in a relationship for 7 years. On Hong’s 27th birthday, Jean secretly makes a down payment on a small apartment. When Hong finds out what Jean has done, he is not happy. Hong tells her that they cannot afford such a heavy financial commitment. Since the beginning of their relationship, Jean had always wanted a home of their own. Hong’s reaction greatly disappoints Jean. She starts to doubt that she and Hong have a future. Despite having invested 7 years, Jean wonders if they should separate. The next seven days is the story of the crisis point in their relationship. Their deteriorating relationship is reaching its end… But, it is also a chance for a new beginning.
Synopsis Yung-Ji is a compulsive gambler. His estranged brother, Yung-Li, is a police officer. When Black Dog, a local gang leader, comes to collect money that Yung-ji has borrowed, Yung-Ji tells the gang leader that he cannot repay his debt because his father, who once saved Black Dog’s life, has died. To keep up the charade, Yung-Ji sends his father, who is alive but blind, to hide out with Yung-Li in the South, and makes arrangements for a mock funeral. As the whole charade to convince Black Dog becomes more and more outrageous, Yung-Ji enlists the help of Yung-Li. Yung-Ji’s antics cause great stress to Yung-Li but the farcical situation is a sort of reunion for the two bumbling brothers, who must cooperate to save themselves from Black Dog.
Synopsis Back in the Jin Dynasty, when only males were allowed to attend school, a spirited young woman, Jo (Zhu Yingtai), disguises herself as a boy and leaves home to be educated. When she sets off, Jo meets handsome Leon (Liang Shanbo), a fellow student she quickly becomes friends with. While at school, Jo falls in love with Leon, but before Jo can tell Leon the truth about her identity, obnoxious rival Winston (Ma Wen Tsai) finds out that Jo is a girl and uses his powerful father’s influence to force Jo’s parents to arrange their marriage. Jo is forced to decide between protecting her family or being with her true love. Despite the bleak situation, Jo finds out that the magic of true love can overcome all.
Synopsis Aside from shrinks and priests, who else listens to people’s deepest, darkest secrets as often as cabbies do? SU Daquan’s home is his father’s taxi company, where there are always cabbies hanging around. Growing up in this environment, he naturally developed a great interest in driving at an early age. In adolescence, when his peers were driving scooters without licenses, he was driving a car without a license. For him, bad grades at school didn’t matter, but if he drove poorly or didn’t pass his driving test on the first try, now that would be something to be ashamed of for the rest of his life! Now a young man, he only loves cars, not women-until one day out of the blue he experiences love at first sight. From that point on, traffic violations, tickets, a revoked license, these are nothing to him, because all he wants is to win this girl’s heart… The young cabbie SU Daquan tells a lighthearted story through his life experiences.
Casting: Wei-Teh HUANG、Kwan-Yi LEE、Jiun-Wei WANG、Jey-Shian LIN
Synopsis In a conservative town, the elementary school principal is facing a severe financial problem. If the only small-league baseball team in the school can’t win again, the school will be shut down. Ms. Lee, a teacher in the school, decides to take on the responsibility as a team coach. However, she has never participated in any official baseball game despite her father’s glorious baseball history. Now the only choice she has is to teach kids to play baseball in a primitive way. Kao-ming and Yi-luo are on the run because of the glitches that occurred during their gambling for baseball games. Good baseball players like them happen to have the worst luck in the world. They two flee to this small conservative town and encounter the determined Ms. Lee as well as a bunch of adorably cute kids. They slowly develop a bond together and focus on training these kids to become professional baseball players. The story unravels: how will they deal with mafia’s hunting? How will they help this small league win? How will they resolve all the crisis?…