Search results for "Simon Yam"

Tales from the Dark 1 (2013) RT Audience 26%

In the first of a two-part film project, three short stories from acclaimed Hong Kong horror writer Lilian Lee are adapted for the big screen in this horror anthology.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Simon Yam  •  Chi-Ngai Lee  •  Fruit Chan
CAST:  Tony Leung Ka-Fai  •  Kelly Chen  •  Simon Yam  •  Siu Yam-Yam

Ip Man (2008) RT 84% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Wilson Yip
CAST:  Donnie Yen  •  Simon Yam  •  Xing Yu  •  Wong Yau-Nam

Ip Man 2 (2010)

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Wilson Yip
CAST:  Lynn Hung  •  Donnie Yen  •  Sammo Hung  •  Simon Yam

As the Light Goes Out (2014)

The bond of brotherhood is always stronger when you can be pitched into a life and death situation at any time and the only thing that gets you through the inferno is the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Derek Kwok Chi-Kin
CAST:  Nicholas Tse  •  Shawn Yue  •  Simon Yam  •  Andy On

Control (2013) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Mark, a man who commits perjury for his company in order to help his mother. However, he meets a mysterious person who threatens him and forces him to rob a bank. After the ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Bi
CAST:  Daniel Wu  •  Yao Chen  •  Simon Yam  •  Kara Hui

Man of Tai Chi (2013) RT 71% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 2013

In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Keanu Reeves
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Tiger Hu Chen  •  Jeremy Marinas  •  Steven Dasz

Ripples of Desire (2012)

The height of gaiety on Piao Dao. Merchants and pirates may have their treasures but the biggest prizes are the sensational twin singing courtesans, who are ripe for ...  (more)

CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Jerry Yan Cheng-Xu  •  Cheng Yuan-Chang  •  Michelle Chen

The Thieves (2012) RT 64% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2013

A gang of South Korean thieves team up with a Hong Kong crew to steal a diamond necklace from a heavily-guarded casino safe in Macau. As the cops close in, old betrayals — and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Dong-hun Choi
CAST:  Kim Yoon-seok  •  Kim Hye-soo  •  Lee Jung-jae  •  Jun Ji-hyun

Design of Death (2012)

The violent death of an unpopular village resident is initially blamed on an infectious disease, but an investigation shows that everybody in the village had a reason to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
CAST:  Huang Bo  •  Simon Yam  •  Alec Su  •  Nan Yu

Nightfall (2012) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2013

Inspector Lam investigates the brutal murder of Tsui, a famous musician. Wong, the designated suspect, just spent 20 years in jail for the murder of Tsui's daughter but has ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Nick Cheung  •  Michael Wong  •  Janice Man

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

Bad Blood (2010)

When the boss of a ruling Hong Kong triad is arrested and executed in China for counterfeiting money, mayhem ensues as the mob's leading contenders circle the throne.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dennis Law
CAST:  Wai-Man Chan  •  Pinky Cheung  •  Siu-Fai Cheung  •  Amy Chum

The Storm Warriors (2009)

Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Danny Pang  •  Oxide Pang Chun
CAST:  Aaron Kwok  •  Ekin Cheng  •  Kenny Ho  •  Nicholas Tse

Vengeance (2009) RT Audience 50%

A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Hong Kong, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Johnnie To
CAST:  Johnny Hallyday  •  Sylvie Testud  •  Anthony Wong  •  Gordon Lam Ka-Tung

Echoes of the Rainbow (2010)

Told through the eyes of sticky-fingered eight-year-old boy Big Ears, Echoes of the Rainbow takes place in a close-knit grassroots community in 1960s Hong Kong. Big Ears' ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Drama • Romance
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Lawrence Ah Mon  •  Evelyn Choi  •  Buzz Chung

Tactical Unit: No Way Out (2008)

After a late-night triad dispute leads to the death of an innocent civilian, PTU officers take action by investigating triad activities in the area.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Ah Mon
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Maggie Shiu  •  Lam Suet  •  Derek Tsang Kwok-Cheung

Tactical Unit: Human Nature (2008)

A gambling police officer himself confronting a group of Mainland Chinese robbers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Foreign • Thriller
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Maggie Shiu  •  Lam Suet  •  Gordon Lam Ka-Tung

Tactical Unit – Comrades in Arms (2009)

Two tactical unit leaders are forced to put aside their differences to help catch a group of robbers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Law Wing-Cheong
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Maggie Shiu  •  Lam Suet  •  Samuel Pang

Night and Fog (2009)

Ann Hui's darkly realistic Night and Fog starts at the end of the story: a man murders his wife and, based on statements by unreliable witnesses, the film goes on to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Zhang Jingchu

Sparrow (2008) RT Audience 33%

Kei (Simon Yam) is the experienced leader of a team of pickpockets — also known as "Sparrows" in HK slang. He enjoys a carefree lifestyle taking photos. One day a dashing ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Johnnie To
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Kelly Lin  •  Gordon Lam Ka-Tung  •  Lo Hoi-Pang