Angela Mao Ying

Angela Mao Ying (Chinese: 茅瑛, born Mao Fujing; 20 September 1950) is a Taiwanese actress and martial artist who appeared in many martial arts films in the 1970s. One of the most famous martial artist actresses of her time, she is nicknamed "Lady Whirlwind" and "Lady Kung Fu". She was positioned as a female version of Bruce Lee. Was a member of the Fu Sheng Opera School.

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Enter the Dragon (1973)

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Clouse
CAST:  Bruce Lee  •  Jim Kelly  •  John Saxon  •  Ahna Capri

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Clouse
CAST:  Bruce Lee  •  Jim Kelly  •  John Saxon  •  Ahna Capri

Hapkido (1972)

Yu Ying, Kao and Fan return to China to start a martial arts school but are bullied by the Japanese competitor who runs the Black Bear school. The harassment leads to intense conflicts between them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Carter Wong  •  Sammo Hung  •  Jackie Chan

Yu Ying, Kao and Fan return to China to start a martial arts school but are bullied by the Japanese competitor who runs the Black Bear school. The harassment leads to intense conflicts between them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Carter Wong  •  Sammo Hung  •  Jackie Chan

Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey (2000)

Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee's last (unfinished) film, Game of Death, Little paints a textured, complex ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Little
CAST:  Bruce Lee  •  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar  •  Jackie Chan  •  Sammo Hung

Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee's last (unfinished) film, Game of Death, Little paints a textured, complex ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Little
CAST:  Bruce Lee  •  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar  •  Jackie Chan  •  Sammo Hung

Naughty! Naughty! (1974)

Wu Te-chuan is a young man trying to make a living in an easy way. But now he is penniless and will being thrown out of his Macau hotel. Kind- hearted hotel maid Hsiao Yen is the only one to help him in the world. One day, Wu plays a trick on the hotel owner. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lo Wei
CAST:  Sam Hui Koon-Kit  •  Nora Miao  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Betty Ting Pei

Wu Te-chuan is a young man trying to make a living in an easy way. But now he is penniless and will being thrown out of his Macau hotel. Kind- hearted hotel maid Hsiao Yen is the only one to help him in the world. One day, Wu plays a trick on the hotel owner. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lo Wei
CAST:  Sam Hui Koon-Kit  •  Nora Miao  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Betty Ting Pei

A Queen's Ransom (1976)

A Hong Kong mobster's sister is working with authorities on their investigation into her own brother's plot to assassinate the Queen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ting Shan-Hsi
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  George Lazenby  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Bolo Yeung

A Hong Kong mobster's sister is working with authorities on their investigation into her own brother's plot to assassinate the Queen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ting Shan-Hsi
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  George Lazenby  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Bolo Yeung

The Legendary Strike (1978)

The plot deals with a search for a valuable pearl, dubbed the Buddha's Relic, which is sold to an unwitting Japanese emissary by a corrupt Ching Dynasty prince who seeks to steal it back for his own purposes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Paul Chu Kong  •  Chan Sing  •  Chin Kang

The plot deals with a search for a valuable pearl, dubbed the Buddha's Relic, which is sold to an unwitting Japanese emissary by a corrupt Ching Dynasty prince who seeks to steal it back for his own purposes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Paul Chu Kong  •  Chan Sing  •  Chin Kang

Dance of Death (1979)

An orphan boy seeks revenge upon a villainous kung-fu sect that killed his friends. He chances upon two old kung fu masters who are fighting to determine who's the better fighter; one is a drunk, the other puffs constantly on a pipe. Fei Fei convinces them to teach ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chen Chi-Hwa
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Dean Shek  •  Shih Hao Ko  •  Paul Chun Pui

An orphan boy seeks revenge upon a villainous kung-fu sect that killed his friends. He chances upon two old kung fu masters who are fighting to determine who's the better fighter; one is a drunk, the other puffs constantly on a pipe. Fei Fei convinces them to teach ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chen Chi-Hwa
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Dean Shek  •  Shih Hao Ko  •  Paul Chun Pui

Duel with the Devils (1977)

As the daughter of the Chinese police chief, Angela secretly dresses up as a man to use her kung fu on Japanese troublemakers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lin Pai
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Dorian Tan Tao-Liang  •  Doris Lung Chun-Erh  •  Chin Kang

As the daughter of the Chinese police chief, Angela secretly dresses up as a man to use her kung fu on Japanese troublemakers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lin Pai
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Dorian Tan Tao-Liang  •  Doris Lung Chun-Erh  •  Chin Kang

Bruce Lee and Kung Fu Mania (1992)

BRUCE LEE AND KUNG FU MANIA With action highlights from more than thirty of the greatest martial arts movies, this kung fu-fighting, karate-kicking compilation features the real Bruce Lee and his many clones plus Chuck Norris, Jim Kelly, and more. Here’s Bruce ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sandy Oliveri
CAST:  Bruce Lee  •  Jackie Chan  •  Chuck Norris  •  David Chiang Da-Wei

BRUCE LEE AND KUNG FU MANIA With action highlights from more than thirty of the greatest martial arts movies, this kung fu-fighting, karate-kicking compilation features the real Bruce Lee and his many clones plus Chuck Norris, Jim Kelly, and more. Here’s Bruce ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sandy Oliveri
CAST:  Bruce Lee  •  Jackie Chan  •  Chuck Norris  •  David Chiang Da-Wei

Moonlight Sword and Jade Lion (1977)

Tyrone Shu directs Lung Chun, Wang Tao, and Angela Mao in the historically set martial arts film Moonlight Sword & Jade Lion. During the Sung Dynasty, Mao plays a martial arts expert who finds herself involved in a variety of political intrigues. "Feisty ace ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karl Liao
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Don Wong Tao  •  Doris Lung Chun-Erh  •  Li Tung

Tyrone Shu directs Lung Chun, Wang Tao, and Angela Mao in the historically set martial arts film Moonlight Sword & Jade Lion. During the Sung Dynasty, Mao plays a martial arts expert who finds herself involved in a variety of political intrigues. "Feisty ace ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karl Liao
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Don Wong Tao  •  Doris Lung Chun-Erh  •  Li Tung

Devil's Dynamite (1987)

After spending ten years in prison Steven Cox has recently been released and his former colleagues will do anything to find out where he stashed his fortune. His former mistress now rules the underworld and she plays the various fractions against each other to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Livingstone
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Jack Suen Kwok-Ming  •  Shih Chung-Tien  •  Wang Kuan-Hsiung

After spending ten years in prison Steven Cox has recently been released and his former colleagues will do anything to find out where he stashed his fortune. His former mistress now rules the underworld and she plays the various fractions against each other to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Livingstone
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Jack Suen Kwok-Ming  •  Shih Chung-Tien  •  Wang Kuan-Hsiung

Return of the Tiger (1977)

The thriving narcotics smuggling operations in Bangkok are headed by rival American and Chinese interests. The former is led by huge bearded nightclub owner, menacingly played by Paul Smith. His bitter rival Tse-Chan goes to elaborate lengths to have him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jimmy Shaw
CAST:  Ho Tsung-Tao  •  Paul L. Smith  •  Chang Yi  •  Angela Mao Ying

The thriving narcotics smuggling operations in Bangkok are headed by rival American and Chinese interests. The former is led by huge bearded nightclub owner, menacingly played by Paul Smith. His bitter rival Tse-Chan goes to elaborate lengths to have him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jimmy Shaw
CAST:  Ho Tsung-Tao  •  Paul L. Smith  •  Chang Yi  •  Angela Mao Ying

When Taekwondo Strikes (1973)

The story is about the Japanese occupation of Korea during World War II. A Korean patriot played by Carter Wong gets into a fight with some Japanese people and is chased into a church. The priest there is captured and tortured. Trying to secure his release, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Sammo Hung  •  Jhoon Rhee  •  Carter Wong

The story is about the Japanese occupation of Korea during World War II. A Korean patriot played by Carter Wong gets into a fight with some Japanese people and is chased into a church. The priest there is captured and tortured. Trying to secure his release, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Sammo Hung  •  Jhoon Rhee  •  Carter Wong

The Invincible Kung Fu Trio (1977)

The film takes up the tale of Shaolin students Fong Si Yu and Hung Si Kwan (joined here by a third comrade, Lu Ka Chai) and their efforts to battle Ching oppressors. Their chief antagonist is the Abbot of Wutang who makes it his job to get rid of the three heroes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Law Chi
CAST:  Mang Fei  •  John Liu  •  Chin Kang  •  Li Chung-Chien

The film takes up the tale of Shaolin students Fong Si Yu and Hung Si Kwan (joined here by a third comrade, Lu Ka Chai) and their efforts to battle Ching oppressors. Their chief antagonist is the Abbot of Wutang who makes it his job to get rid of the three heroes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Law Chi
CAST:  Mang Fei  •  John Liu  •  Chin Kang  •  Li Chung-Chien

Deadly Duo (1978)

Ah Cheng has decided to get out of this silly kung-fu business and retire with his new girlfriend. Unfortunately, everyone is out to kill him, and one of the killers has been using his trademark knives to frame him! Meanwhile his friends meet up with a mysterious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yang Ching-Chen
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  John Liu  •  Leung Kar-yan  •  Man Kong-Lung

Ah Cheng has decided to get out of this silly kung-fu business and retire with his new girlfriend. Unfortunately, everyone is out to kill him, and one of the killers has been using his trademark knives to frame him! Meanwhile his friends meet up with a mysterious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yang Ching-Chen
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  John Liu  •  Leung Kar-yan  •  Man Kong-Lung

Snake Deadly Act (1980)

Kwok Chung is a righteous rich kid whose hobby is to fight and brawl. One encounter nearly gets him killed, but he is saved by Yueh (Fong Hak On), the Snake Fist Master. Yueh befriends and teaches Kwok the deadly art of the snake. Soon, Kwok realizes that his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wilson Tong
CAST:  Wilson Tong  •  Ng Kwan-Lung  •  Fung Hak-On  •  Angela Mao Ying

Kwok Chung is a righteous rich kid whose hobby is to fight and brawl. One encounter nearly gets him killed, but he is saved by Yueh (Fong Hak On), the Snake Fist Master. Yueh befriends and teaches Kwok the deadly art of the snake. Soon, Kwok realizes that his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wilson Tong
CAST:  Wilson Tong  •  Ng Kwan-Lung  •  Fung Hak-On  •  Angela Mao Ying

Robber, Pros & Money (1977)

To free his girlfriend from her contract with a greedy madam, Shang Li (Don Wong) teams up with a cold-blooded thief called the Sparrow (Chiang-lung Wen) to hijack a large shipment of silver. But when the heist suddenly goes bad, Shang Li finds himself with blood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kao Pao-shu
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Don Wong Tao  •  Lo Lieh  •  Wang Hsieh

To free his girlfriend from her contract with a greedy madam, Shang Li (Don Wong) teams up with a cold-blooded thief called the Sparrow (Chiang-lung Wen) to hijack a large shipment of silver. But when the heist suddenly goes bad, Shang Li finds himself with blood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kao Pao-shu
CAST:  Angela Mao Ying  •  Don Wong Tao  •  Lo Lieh  •  Wang Hsieh

The Angry River (1971)

The plot has to do with a reign of terror conducted by a mysterious killer dubbed "Poison Dart," who is hitting all kinds of prominent people with poison darts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  Sammo Hung  •  Kao Yuen  •  Pai Ying  •  Angela Mao Ying

The plot has to do with a reign of terror conducted by a mysterious killer dubbed "Poison Dart," who is hitting all kinds of prominent people with poison darts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  Sammo Hung  •  Kao Yuen  •  Pai Ying  •  Angela Mao Ying

The Shrine of Ultimate Bliss (1974)

An Australian cop heads to Hong Kong to head off the supply of a new designer drug which raises the sexual appetite of anyone who takes it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  George Lazenby  •  Angela Mao Ying  •  Hwang In-shik  •  Betty Ting Pei

An Australian cop heads to Hong Kong to head off the supply of a new designer drug which raises the sexual appetite of anyone who takes it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Feng
CAST:  George Lazenby  •  Angela Mao Ying  •  Hwang In-shik  •  Betty Ting Pei

Kung Fu Killers (1974)

Australian stuntman Grant Page travels to Hong Kong to find Bruce Lee's successor and looks at the cultural phenomenon that Asian martial arts has become in the West. He talks to actors such as Angela Mao, Stuart Whitman and George Lazenby - who were all making ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Trenchard-Smith
CAST:  Grant Page  •  Angela Mao Ying  •  George Lazenby  •  Stuart Whitman

Australian stuntman Grant Page travels to Hong Kong to find Bruce Lee's successor and looks at the cultural phenomenon that Asian martial arts has become in the West. He talks to actors such as Angela Mao, Stuart Whitman and George Lazenby - who were all making ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Trenchard-Smith
CAST:  Grant Page  •  Angela Mao Ying  •  George Lazenby  •  Stuart Whitman
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