A drug dealer on the run from police in China ditches a small packet of drugs. Lee Wai Man is an HK newlywed visiting China, who unluckily picks up the packet, and is thrown straight into jail. There, she is pushed around by prison bully Ming and befriended by Lau (surname only - I couldn't translate her personal name !), who gives head to a prison guard through the bars, and Ling, a mainland martial arts champion. Wai Man is set up again and again by Ming, scoring first the job of cleaning out the pigsty, then solitary confinement (with rats and cockroaches for company). Eventually, there is an escape planned ....
Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning.
Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans.
Two Supreme Court Justices have been killed. Now a college professor, who clerked for one of the two men, who's also having an affair with one of his students, is given a brief by her, that states who probably, wanted to see these two men dead.