Search results for "Chow Yun-Fat"

A Better Tomorrow (1986) RT 93% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2011

A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Leslie Cheung  •  Emily Chu  •  Chow Yun-Fat

A Better Tomorrow 2 (1987)

A restaurant owner his ex-con brother and a policeman team up to avenge the murder of his old friends daughter by the Triad.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
CAST:  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Leslie Cheung  •  Ti Lung  •  Dean Shek

Anna and the King (1999) RT 51% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2000

The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860's. Anna teaches the children and becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Bai Ling  •  Tom Felton

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with brave Will Turner and feisty Elizabeth Swann. And what of Jack ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat

The Monkey King (2014)

Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Soi Cheang
CAST:  Donnie Yen  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Aaron Kwok  •  Joe Chen

The Last Tycoon (2012) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2013

Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
CAST:  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Sammo Hung  •  Gao Hu  •  Yuan Quan

The Assassins (2012)

In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Zhao Lin-Shan
CAST:  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Liu Yifei  •  Hiroshi Tamaki  •  Alec Su

The Founding of a Party (2011)

A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Sanping Han  •  Jianxin Huang
CAST:  Liu Ye  •  Chen Kun  •  John Woo  •  Daniel Wu

Let the Bullets Fly (2010) RT 72% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Set in China during the Warlords Period of the1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary
CAST:  Wen Jiang  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Ge You  •  Carina Lau

Shanghai (2010) RT Audience 70%

An American man returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor and discovers his friend has been killed. While he unravels the mysteries of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mikael Håfström
CAST:  Jeffrey Dean Morgan  •  John Cusack  •  David Morse  •  Ken Watanabe

Confucius (2010) RT 45% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 2010

In 500 B.C., during Chinas famed 'Spring and Autumn Period', Kong Ze (Confucius), a commoner reverred for his outstanding wisdom, is made Minister of Law in the ancient ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
CAST:  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Zhou Xun  •  Wang Ban  •  Chen Jian-Bin

Dragonball Evolution (2009) RT 14% / Audience 20%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Wong
CAST:  Justin Chatwin  •  Joon Park  •  Jamie Chung  •  Emmy Rossum

Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) RT 66% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2007

During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Zhang Yimou
CAST:  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Gong Li  •  Jay Chou  •  Liu Ye

The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006)

Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.  (more)

CAST:  Gaowa Siqin  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Zhao Wei  •  Gang Jiao

Waiting Alone (2005)

Set in modern day Bejing, Waiting Alone is a coming-of-age story of Wen (Xia Yu), an antique shop owner and aspiring author who has just met the girl of his dreams. Waiting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dayyan Eng
CAST:  Xia Yu  •  Li Bingbing  •  Gong Beibi  •  Qi Gao

Bulletproof Monk (2003) RT 23% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A mysterious and immortal Tibetan kung fu master, who has spent the last 60 years traveling around the world protecting the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate, mentors a selfish ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Paul Hunter
CAST:  Seann William Scott  •  Jaime King  •  Karel Roden  •  Chow Yun-Fat

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) RT 97% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
CAST:  Michelle Yeoh  •  Zhang Ziyi  •  Chang Chen  •  Sihung Lung

The Corruptor (1999) RT 49% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Byron Mann  •  Kim Chan

Peace Hotel (1995) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Chow Yun-Fat plays "The King of Killers", a one-man killing machine, who has decided to retire after his wife's murder. He establishes a Peace Hotel, a sanctuary where anyone ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign
CAST:  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Cecilia Yip  •  Chin Ho  •  Shun Lau