Chu Yen-ping

Yen-Ping Chu was born in 1950 in Taiwan. He is a director and writer, known for The Treasure Hunter (2009), Killing Two Birds with One Stone (2005) and The Clown (1980).

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Island of Fire (1990)

Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Andy Lau  •  Sammo Hung  •  Tony Leung Ka-fai

Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Andy Lau  •  Sammo Hung  •  Tony Leung Ka-fai

10 Plus 10 (2011)

10+10 is a project initiated by the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival to demonstrate the solidarity between Taiwanese film-makers. 20 directors are invited to make a 5-minute short film each on the theme of the “Uniqueness of Taiwan,” but allowed total freedom in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvia Chang  •  Leon Dai  •  Chung Mong-Hong  •  Chang Tso-chi  •  Chen Yu-hsun  •  Arvin Chen  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Wen-Tang Cheng  •  Hsiao Ya-chuan  •  Kuo-Fu Chen  •  Wang Tung  •  Wei Te-sheng  •  Ya-che Yang  •  Wu Nien-jen  •  Siu-Di Wang  •  Chu Yen-ping  •  Hou Chi-jan  •  Cheng Yu-Chieh  •  Wi Ding Ho  •  Shen Ko-Shang
CAST:  Shu Qi  •  Gwei Lun-mei  •  Lawrence Ko Yu-Luen  •  Leon Dai

10+10 is a project initiated by the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival to demonstrate the solidarity between Taiwanese film-makers. 20 directors are invited to make a 5-minute short film each on the theme of the “Uniqueness of Taiwan,” but allowed total freedom in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvia Chang  •  Leon Dai  •  Chung Mong-Hong  •  Chang Tso-chi  •  Chen Yu-hsun  •  Arvin Chen  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Wen-Tang Cheng  •  Hsiao Ya-chuan  •  Kuo-Fu Chen  •  Wang Tung  •  Wei Te-sheng  •  Ya-che Yang  •  Wu Nien-jen  •  Siu-Di Wang  •  Chu Yen-ping  •  Hou Chi-jan  •  Cheng Yu-Chieh  •  Wi Ding Ho  •  Shen Ko-Shang
CAST:  Shu Qi  •  Gwei Lun-mei  •  Lawrence Ko Yu-Luen  •  Leon Dai

Just Call Me Nobody (2010)

Poor young cobbler Wu Di lives with his mother and is crazy about martial-arts picture books. One day he repairs the shoe of wandering swordswoman Yuelou and later helps save her in a fight with wanted criminal Tian Baguang, even though he has no martial-arts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Xiao Shenyang  •  Zhao Benshan  •  Kelly Lin  •  Eric Tsang

Poor young cobbler Wu Di lives with his mother and is crazy about martial-arts picture books. One day he repairs the shoe of wandering swordswoman Yuelou and later helps save her in a fight with wanted criminal Tian Baguang, even though he has no martial-arts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Xiao Shenyang  •  Zhao Benshan  •  Kelly Lin  •  Eric Tsang

Naughty Cadets on Patrol (1987)

Selected criminals are being trained to fill in vacancies for police.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Chang Fu-Mei  •  Chan Chung-Yung  •  Chang Hsiao-Yen  •  Lu Hsiu Ling

Selected criminals are being trained to fill in vacancies for police.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Chang Fu-Mei  •  Chan Chung-Yung  •  Chang Hsiao-Yen  •  Lu Hsiu Ling

Shaolin Popey II: Messy Temple (1994)

Fun-loving young Shaolin initiates get the better of two bungling assassins hired to chop off the right hand of their crochety master, who commands magical kung-fu powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Hao Shaowen  •  Adam Cheng  •  Michael Lee Ming-Yeung  •  Dicky Cheung Wai-Kin

Fun-loving young Shaolin initiates get the better of two bungling assassins hired to chop off the right hand of their crochety master, who commands magical kung-fu powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Hao Shaowen  •  Adam Cheng  •  Michael Lee Ming-Yeung  •  Dicky Cheung Wai-Kin

New Perfect Two (2012)

Ah Bee, a former superstar motorcycle racer who gave up on the sport after a bad fall on the track left him physically and emotionally scarred. Now Ah Bee is a self-loathing, boozing, gambling layabout with a faithful girl named Maniu, a spunky tomboy who cooks his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Vic Chou  •  Ella Chen Jia Hua  •  Vivian Hsu  •  Yang Mi

Ah Bee, a former superstar motorcycle racer who gave up on the sport after a bad fall on the track left him physically and emotionally scarred. Now Ah Bee is a self-loathing, boozing, gambling layabout with a faithful girl named Maniu, a spunky tomboy who cooks his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Vic Chou  •  Ella Chen Jia Hua  •  Vivian Hsu  •  Yang Mi

Forever Friends (1995)

A couple of friends join the Taiwanese army to fight the Mainland Chinese. But life in the army isn't all that they dreamed off....  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Nicky Wu  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Jimmy Lin Chih-Ying  •  Alec Su

A couple of friends join the Taiwanese army to fight the Mainland Chinese. But life in the army isn't all that they dreamed off....  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Nicky Wu  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Jimmy Lin Chih-Ying  •  Alec Su

The Love Winner (2004)

In seven days, a young man must learn how to fight from a master, because, for the girl he is in love with, he have to challenge the current grand title owner, whose father is rivaling the smuggling business of the young man's father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jimmy Lin Chih-Ying  •  Kristy Yang  •  Bobby Dou  •  Chang Li-Wei

In seven days, a young man must learn how to fight from a master, because, for the girl he is in love with, he have to challenge the current grand title owner, whose father is rivaling the smuggling business of the young man's father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jimmy Lin Chih-Ying  •  Kristy Yang  •  Bobby Dou  •  Chang Li-Wei

Shaolin Popey (1994)

A high school loser dreams of winning the heart of the principal's daughter, but his chances are slim as long as her bruiser boyfriend's around. Fortunately, a chance meeting with a pair of Shaolin-trained kids (previously seen in DRAGON FROM SHAOLIN) gives him the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Vivian Hsu  •  Ashton Chen  •  Hilary Tsui  •  Hao Shaowen

A high school loser dreams of winning the heart of the principal's daughter, but his chances are slim as long as her bruiser boyfriend's around. Fortunately, a chance meeting with a pair of Shaolin-trained kids (previously seen in DRAGON FROM SHAOLIN) gives him the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Vivian Hsu  •  Ashton Chen  •  Hilary Tsui  •  Hao Shaowen

Angel Heart (1995)

Having spent a harrowing time in prison, Miao Wei looks up both former, casual lovers but also his childhood sweetheart Wennie. It's not long until they're married and off on a perfect path together but Miao Wei takes scars from his prison time into his intimate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping  •  Fu Li
CAST:  Vivian Hsu  •  Franco Jiang  •  Stanley Chu  •  Pao-Ming Ku

Having spent a harrowing time in prison, Miao Wei looks up both former, casual lovers but also his childhood sweetheart Wennie. It's not long until they're married and off on a perfect path together but Miao Wei takes scars from his prison time into his intimate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping  •  Fu Li
CAST:  Vivian Hsu  •  Franco Jiang  •  Stanley Chu  •  Pao-Ming Ku

Seven Wolves (1989)

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DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Chin Yu-lan  •  Dave Wong  •  Tou Tsung-Hua  •  Chang Yu-sheng

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DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Chin Yu-lan  •  Dave Wong  •  Tou Tsung-Hua  •  Chang Yu-sheng

Slave of the Sword (1993)

During a period of upheaval, an itinerant performer has a troupe of four children, one of whom is his daughter Mu-Lin. Jump ahead 15 years, he's ready to retire and has arranged Mu-Lin's marriage. Someone he recognizes enters his house and murders him. Mu-Lin is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Pauline Chan  •  Jackson Liu  •  Max Mok Siu-Chung  •  Siu Huen

During a period of upheaval, an itinerant performer has a troupe of four children, one of whom is his daughter Mu-Lin. Jump ahead 15 years, he's ready to retire and has arranged Mu-Lin's marriage. Someone he recognizes enters his house and murders him. Mu-Lin is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Pauline Chan  •  Jackson Liu  •  Max Mok Siu-Chung  •  Siu Huen

End of the Road (1993)

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DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Ko Chun-Hsiung  •  Rosamund Kwan  •  Tony Leung Chiu-wai  •  Ng Man-tat

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DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Ko Chun-Hsiung  •  Rosamund Kwan  •  Tony Leung Chiu-wai  •  Ng Man-tat

The Treasure Hunter (2009)

In the northwest desert where countless prosperous dynasties have flourished and fallen, there is rumor of a treasure of unbelievable riches buried among it. A group of mysterious guardians have been guarding the map to the location of the treasure until a fierce ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jay Chou  •  Chi-Ling Lin  •  Chen Daoming  •  Baron Chen

In the northwest desert where countless prosperous dynasties have flourished and fallen, there is rumor of a treasure of unbelievable riches buried among it. A group of mysterious guardians have been guarding the map to the location of the treasure until a fierce ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jay Chou  •  Chi-Ling Lin  •  Chen Daoming  •  Baron Chen

Fantasy Mission Force (1983)

A force of loners and fighters is put together to try and rescue the generals and save the war effort with the promise of gold and pardons of past crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Jimmy Wang Yu  •  Hsu Pu-Liao  •  Fang Cheng

A force of loners and fighters is put together to try and rescue the generals and save the war effort with the promise of gold and pardons of past crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Jimmy Wang Yu  •  Hsu Pu-Liao  •  Fang Cheng

China Dragon (1995)

Two agile Hong Kong martial arts kids join up with a pair of bungling Chinese-immigrant beach bums on the sunny shores of Hawaii, where they divide their time between sophomoric kung-fu kid hijinks and their designated mission--tracking down a missing book whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Elsie Yeh  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Ng Man-tat  •  Ashton Chen

Two agile Hong Kong martial arts kids join up with a pair of bungling Chinese-immigrant beach bums on the sunny shores of Hawaii, where they divide their time between sophomoric kung-fu kid hijinks and their designated mission--tracking down a missing book whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Elsie Yeh  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Ng Man-tat  •  Ashton Chen

Flying Dagger (1993)

The well-known "Flying Dagger" Chung and his nephew Lam lived on rewards from apprehending bandits. Chung refused the love of "Great Coquette" Lady Fung. Therefore, Fung always mess up Chung's business for revenge. Flying Fox, the country's number one bandit, had ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Tony Leung Ka-fai  •  Jacky Cheung  •  Jimmy Lin Chih-Ying  •  Sharla Cheung

The well-known "Flying Dagger" Chung and his nephew Lam lived on rewards from apprehending bandits. Chung refused the love of "Great Coquette" Lady Fung. Therefore, Fung always mess up Chung's business for revenge. Flying Fox, the country's number one bandit, had ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Tony Leung Ka-fai  •  Jacky Cheung  •  Jimmy Lin Chih-Ying  •  Sharla Cheung

A Home Too Far (1990)

In 1950s, Chinese Civil War ends with the defeat of Republic of China and the establishment of Communist China. The 93rd Division's soldiers take their families with them, exit southwestern China and enter northern Burma (Myanmar). The hike through forest is full ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Ko Chun-Hsiung  •  Tou Tsung-Hua  •  Siqin Gaowa

In 1950s, Chinese Civil War ends with the defeat of Republic of China and the establishment of Communist China. The 93rd Division's soldiers take their families with them, exit southwestern China and enter northern Burma (Myanmar). The hike through forest is full ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Ko Chun-Hsiung  •  Tou Tsung-Hua  •  Siqin Gaowa

Young Policemen in Love (1995)

A high school loser dreams of winning the heart of the principal's daughter, but his chances are slim as long as her bruiser boyfriend's around. Fortunately, a chance meeting with Garlic and Gimmick, renegade cops who cause nothing but headaches for their superiors ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Nicky Wu  •  Charlie Yeung  •  Wong Yat-fei

A high school loser dreams of winning the heart of the principal's daughter, but his chances are slim as long as her bruiser boyfriend's around. Fortunately, a chance meeting with Garlic and Gimmick, renegade cops who cause nothing but headaches for their superiors ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Nicky Wu  •  Charlie Yeung  •  Wong Yat-fei

Kung Fu Dunk (2008)

Shi-Jie is a brilliant martial artist from the Kung Fu School. One day, he encounters a group of youths playing basketball and shows off how easy it is for him, with his martial arts training, to do a Slam Dunk. Watching him was Chen-Li, a shrewd businessman, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jay Chou  •  Charlene Choi  •  Eric Tsang  •  Wang Gang

Shi-Jie is a brilliant martial artist from the Kung Fu School. One day, he encounters a group of youths playing basketball and shows off how easy it is for him, with his martial arts training, to do a Slam Dunk. Watching him was Chen-Li, a shrewd businessman, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Jay Chou  •  Charlene Choi  •  Eric Tsang  •  Wang Gang
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