Cop thriller Cold War has triumphed at the 2013 Hong Kong Film Awards, picking up nine trophies.

Moviemakers Longman Leung and Sunny Luk earned prizes for Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay, while Tony Leung Ka Fai won the Best Actor trophy for his portrayal of a police commissioner caught up in a hostage situation.

The project also took home trophies in the categories of Visual Effects, Sound Design and Editing.

Former singer Miriam Yeung nabbed her first Best Actress award for her role in romantic comedy Love in the Buff, while Vulgaria co-stars Dada Chan and Ronald Cheng emerged victorious in the supporting acting categories.

Other big winners at Saturday's (13Apr13) ceremony included actor Jackie Chan, who picked up his eighth Hkfa honour for Best Action Choreography in Chinese Zodiak, and Drunken Master director Ng See-yuen, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award.