Andy Lau

Andy Lau Tak-wah (born 27 September 1961) is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer, actor, presenter, and film producer. Lau has been one of Hong Kong's most commercially successful film actors since the mid-1980s, performing in more than 160 films while maintaining a successful singing career at the same time. For his contributions, a wax figure of Lau was unveiled on 1 June 2005 at the Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. He also entered into Guinness World Records for "Most Awards Won by a Cantopop Male Artist". By April 2000, he had already won a total unprecedented 292 awards.

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Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)

When the future empress Wu Zetian's two courtiers die in a mysterious fire, she gets Di Renjie, a former detective and rebel, released from prison to solve the mystery of the fire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tsui Hark
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Li Bingbing  •  Deng Chao  •  Tony Leung Ka-fai

When the future empress Wu Zetian's two courtiers die in a mysterious fire, she gets Di Renjie, a former detective and rebel, released from prison to solve the mystery of the fire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tsui Hark
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Li Bingbing  •  Deng Chao  •  Tony Leung Ka-fai

As Tears Go By (1988)

Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Kar-wai
CAST:  Jacky Cheung  •  Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk  •  Alex Man  •  Ronald Wong Ban

Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Kar-wai
CAST:  Jacky Cheung  •  Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk  •  Alex Man  •  Ronald Wong Ban

Days of Being Wild (1990)

Yuddy, a Hong Kong playboy known for breaking girls' hearts, tries to find solace and the truth after discovering the woman who raised him isn't his mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Kar-wai
CAST:  Leslie Cheung  •  Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk  •  Andy Lau  •  Carina Lau

Yuddy, a Hong Kong playboy known for breaking girls' hearts, tries to find solace and the truth after discovering the woman who raised him isn't his mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Kar-wai
CAST:  Leslie Cheung  •  Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk  •  Andy Lau  •  Carina Lau

The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)

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Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fei-Hong must fight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lau Kar-leung
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Ti Lung  •  Anita Mui Yim-Fong  •  Felix Wong

Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fei-Hong must fight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lau Kar-leung
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Ti Lung  •  Anita Mui Yim-Fong  •  Felix Wong

Fulltime Killer (2001)

Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's life with a mission to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Simon Yam  •  Kelly Lin  •  Cherrie Ying Choi-Yi

Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's life with a mission to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Simon Yam  •  Kelly Lin  •  Cherrie Ying Choi-Yi

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zhang Yimou
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Zhang Ziyi  •  Song Dandan  •  Andy Lau

In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zhang Yimou
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Zhang Ziyi  •  Song Dandan  •  Andy Lau

Infernal Affairs (2002)

Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Lau Wai-Keung  •  Alan Mak
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Tony Leung Chiu-wai  •  Anthony Wong Chau-Sang  •  Eric Tsang

Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Lau Wai-Keung  •  Alan Mak
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Tony Leung Chiu-wai  •  Anthony Wong Chau-Sang  •  Eric Tsang

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

Wait 'Til You're Older (2005)

A troubled boy who seeks escape becomes a man through a miraculous growth formula but encounters a new troubles when the formula won't quit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Teddy Chan
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Howard Sit Lap-Yin  •  Felix Wong  •  Chapman To

A troubled boy who seeks escape becomes a man through a miraculous growth formula but encounters a new troubles when the formula won't quit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Teddy Chan
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Howard Sit Lap-Yin  •  Felix Wong  •  Chapman To

Infernal Affairs III (2003)

While Yeung Kam Wing is trying to remove all connections between the mob and him, his actions are being carefully observed by Lau Kin Ming, who bears a personal grudge against him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Lau Wai-Keung  •  Alan Mak
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Tony Leung Chiu-wai  •  Leon Lai  •  Chen Daoming

While Yeung Kam Wing is trying to remove all connections between the mob and him, his actions are being carefully observed by Lau Kin Ming, who bears a personal grudge against him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Lau Wai-Keung  •  Alan Mak
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Tony Leung Chiu-wai  •  Leon Lai  •  Chen Daoming

Shanghai Grand (1996)

Hsu Wen-Chiang is washed up on a beach near Shanghai. He is taken in by Ting Lik, a kindly beggar who is in love with Feng Ching-Ching, the daughter of a prominent gangster. It isn't long before Ting Lik rises through the underworld ranks to become one of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Poon Man-kit
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Leslie Cheung  •  Ning Jing  •  Jung Woo-sung

Hsu Wen-Chiang is washed up on a beach near Shanghai. He is taken in by Ting Lik, a kindly beggar who is in love with Feng Ching-Ching, the daughter of a prominent gangster. It isn't long before Ting Lik rises through the underworld ranks to become one of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Poon Man-kit
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Leslie Cheung  •  Ning Jing  •  Jung Woo-sung

Needing You... (2000)

Wah and Kinki both working at a computer company. Both of them are not getting on very well initially, but friendship develops into romance when they get to know each other after a while.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Sammi Cheng  •  Fiona Leung  •  Raymond Wong Ho-Yin

Wah and Kinki both working at a computer company. Both of them are not getting on very well initially, but friendship develops into romance when they get to know each other after a while.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Sammi Cheng  •  Fiona Leung  •  Raymond Wong Ho-Yin

A World Without Thieves (2004)

A con-team couple head west after taking a city businessman for his BMW. But an encounter with a naive young carpenter traveling home with his life savings challenges their fate as thieves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Feng Xiaogang
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  René Liu  •  Wang Baoqiang  •  Lam Ka-tung

A con-team couple head west after taking a city businessman for his BMW. But an encounter with a naive young carpenter traveling home with his life savings challenges their fate as thieves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Feng Xiaogang
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  René Liu  •  Wang Baoqiang  •  Lam Ka-tung

Running on Karma (2003)

A monk turned body-builder, with the gift to see into people's lives, befriends a female cop, and uses his gift to change the force of Karma and her destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Cecilia Cheung  •  Eddie Cheung  •  Karen Tong Bo-Yue

A monk turned body-builder, with the gift to see into people's lives, befriends a female cop, and uses his gift to change the force of Karma and her destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Cecilia Cheung  •  Eddie Cheung  •  Karen Tong Bo-Yue

God of Gamblers (1989)

Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler, meant for an Indian servant. Struck on the head, Ko suffers from amnesia and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Jing
CAST:  Chow Yun-fat  •  Andy Lau  •  Joey Wong  •  Lung Fong

Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler, meant for an Indian servant. Struck on the head, Ko suffers from amnesia and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Jing
CAST:  Chow Yun-fat  •  Andy Lau  •  Joey Wong  •  Lung Fong

God of Gamblers II (1990)

Wong Jing's sequel to All for the Winner and spin-off to God of Gamblers finds Chow Sing Cho looking up to Michael "Dagger" Chan in order to become Ko Chun's next disciple, but the two must put aside their differences when they discover that a gang boss is bent on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Jing
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Stephen Chow  •  Charles Heung Wah-Keung  •  Sharla Cheung

Wong Jing's sequel to All for the Winner and spin-off to God of Gamblers finds Chow Sing Cho looking up to Michael "Dagger" Chan in order to become Ko Chun's next disciple, but the two must put aside their differences when they discover that a gang boss is bent on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Jing
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Stephen Chow  •  Charles Heung Wah-Keung  •  Sharla Cheung

Fat Choi Spirit (2002)

Follows the adventures of a compulsive Mahjong player named Andy and his aging mother, estranged brother, loyal ex-girlfriend, and a local gang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Lau Ching-wan  •  Louis Koo  •  Gigi Leung Wing-Kei

Follows the adventures of a compulsive Mahjong player named Andy and his aging mother, estranged brother, loyal ex-girlfriend, and a local gang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Lau Ching-wan  •  Louis Koo  •  Gigi Leung Wing-Kei

Love on a Diet (2001)

A depressed, obese woman tries to lose weight in order to win back her ex-boyfriend with the help of a fellow Hong Konger whom she met in Japan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Sammi Cheng  •  Wong Tin-Lam  •  Asuka Higuchi

A depressed, obese woman tries to lose weight in order to win back her ex-boyfriend with the help of a fellow Hong Konger whom she met in Japan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Sammi Cheng  •  Wong Tin-Lam  •  Asuka Higuchi

Moon Warriors (1992)

A kind-hearted fisherman, content with simple life, is reluctantly drawn into helping a noble emperor regain his throne from his evil brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sammo Hung
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Kenny Bee  •  Anita Mui Yim-Fong  •  Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk

A kind-hearted fisherman, content with simple life, is reluctantly drawn into helping a noble emperor regain his throne from his evil brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sammo Hung
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Kenny Bee  •  Anita Mui Yim-Fong  •  Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk

Tricky Brains (1991)

A trickster-for-hire, known as the Tricky Expert, is hired to ruin the lives of a father and son by making them think that he's a part of the family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Jing
CAST:  Stephen Chow  •  Ng Man-tat  •  Chingmy Yau  •  Waise Lee Chi-Hung

A trickster-for-hire, known as the Tricky Expert, is hired to ruin the lives of a father and son by making them think that he's a part of the family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wong Jing
CAST:  Stephen Chow  •  Ng Man-tat  •  Chingmy Yau  •  Waise Lee Chi-Hung
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