Gordon Chan

Gordon Chan Kar-Seung is an a Hong Kong film director, writer and producer. His most notable works include Beast Cops, Fist of Legend, Painted Skin and 2000 AD.

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Fist of Legend (1994)

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Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in fact military ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Jet Li  •  Shinobu Nakayama  •  Chin Siu-Ho  •  Paul Chun

Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in fact military ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Jet Li  •  Shinobu Nakayama  •  Chin Siu-Ho  •  Paul Chun

The Medallion (2003)

A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Lee Evans  •  Claire Forlani  •  Julian Sands

A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Lee Evans  •  Claire Forlani  •  Julian Sands

Okinawa Rendez-vous (2000)

Jimmy Tong (Leslie Cheung) is an expert blackmailer and thief who specialises in white-collar crimes. With his side-kick (Vincent Kok), Jimmy steals a personal diary belonging to a Yakuza leader Ken Sato (Masaya Kato) intending to use its details as a platform for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Tony Leung Ka-fai  •  Leslie Cheung  •  Faye Wong  •  Stephanie Che

Jimmy Tong (Leslie Cheung) is an expert blackmailer and thief who specialises in white-collar crimes. With his side-kick (Vincent Kok), Jimmy steals a personal diary belonging to a Yakuza leader Ken Sato (Masaya Kato) intending to use its details as a platform for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Tony Leung Ka-fai  •  Leslie Cheung  •  Faye Wong  •  Stephanie Che

Fight Back to School (1991)

Star Chow is about to be kicked out of the Royal Hong Kong Police's elite Special Duties Unit (SDU). But a senior officer decides to give him one last chance: Star must go undercover as a student at the Edinburgh High School in Hong Kong to recover the senior ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Stephen Chow  •  Ng Man-tat  •  Sharla Cheung  •  Gabriel Wong

Star Chow is about to be kicked out of the Royal Hong Kong Police's elite Special Duties Unit (SDU). But a senior officer decides to give him one last chance: Star must go undercover as a student at the Edinburgh High School in Hong Kong to recover the senior ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Stephen Chow  •  Ng Man-tat  •  Sharla Cheung  •  Gabriel Wong

Thunderbolt (1995)

In order to release his kidnapped sister, sports car mechanic Jackie Chan has to beat a super-criminal street racer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Anita Yuen  •  Michael Wong Man-Tak  •  Thorsten Nickel

In order to release his kidnapped sister, sports car mechanic Jackie Chan has to beat a super-criminal street racer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Anita Yuen  •  Michael Wong Man-Tak  •  Thorsten Nickel

The Yuppie Fantasia (1989)

Marital ups and downs and extramarital flings provide the background to this uproarious tale of life in an advertising agency. Yuppie ad-man Leung Foon separates from his wife Ann, tries to get back together with his former girlfriend and flirts with his woman boss ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Cherie Chung  •  Lawrence Cheng  •  Carol Cheng  •  Sibelle Hu

Marital ups and downs and extramarital flings provide the background to this uproarious tale of life in an advertising agency. Yuppie ad-man Leung Foon separates from his wife Ann, tries to get back together with his former girlfriend and flirts with his woman boss ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Cherie Chung  •  Lawrence Cheng  •  Carol Cheng  •  Sibelle Hu

The Four (2012)

An undercover agent is assigned by his corrupt chief to infiltrate a rival department and sabotage their investigation of counterfeit currency. What he discovers is the counterfeiter's real plan. To overthrow the capital. Not by flooding it with funny money, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan  •  Janet Chun
CAST:  Ronald Cheng  •  Collin Chou  •  Deng Chao  •  Liu Yifei

An undercover agent is assigned by his corrupt chief to infiltrate a rival department and sabotage their investigation of counterfeit currency. What he discovers is the counterfeiter's real plan. To overthrow the capital. Not by flooding it with funny money, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan  •  Janet Chun
CAST:  Ronald Cheng  •  Collin Chou  •  Deng Chao  •  Liu Yifei

Twin Dragons (1992)

Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tsui Hark  •  Ringo Lam
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Maggie Cheung  •  Teddy Robin  •  Anthony Chan Yau

Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tsui Hark  •  Ringo Lam
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Maggie Cheung  •  Teddy Robin  •  Anthony Chan Yau

Mural (2011)

Mural tells the story of Zhu Xiaolian, a poor scholar who travels to the capital to take an examination. During this trip, Zhu becomes distracted by a mural and enters into the fantasy land depicted therein. There he meets the fairies who inhabit this fantasy land ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Deng Chao  •  Sun Li  •  Zheng Shuang  •  Monica Mok

Mural tells the story of Zhu Xiaolian, a poor scholar who travels to the capital to take an examination. During this trip, Zhu becomes distracted by a mural and enters into the fantasy land depicted therein. There he meets the fairies who inhabit this fantasy land ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Deng Chao  •  Sun Li  •  Zheng Shuang  •  Monica Mok

First Option (1996)

Despite negative psychological evaluations, Mike Wong is assigned as the captain of the SDU, a special task force linked to the Customs Department. Their mission: apprehend nasty drug dealers, led by the “Ice Queen.” To do this, Mike has to team up with customs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Michael Wong Man-Tak  •  Gigi Leung  •  Damian Lau  •  Kathy Chow

Despite negative psychological evaluations, Mike Wong is assigned as the captain of the SDU, a special task force linked to the Customs Department. Their mission: apprehend nasty drug dealers, led by the “Ice Queen.” To do this, Mike has to team up with customs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Michael Wong Man-Tak  •  Gigi Leung  •  Damian Lau  •  Kathy Chow

Inspector Pink Dragon (1991)

A blundering Hong Kong police inspector, Ma Yu Long, goes under cover to investigate a high-class businessman, Teng Kuo Chiao, who was bribing city planning officer Ma Yu Yu to build roads to suit his needs and is suspected to be liable in Yu's death. In the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Lawrence Cheng  •  Rosamund Kwan  •  Waise Lee  •  Damian Lau

A blundering Hong Kong police inspector, Ma Yu Long, goes under cover to investigate a high-class businessman, Teng Kuo Chiao, who was bribing city planning officer Ma Yu Yu to build roads to suit his needs and is suspected to be liable in Yu's death. In the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Lawrence Cheng  •  Rosamund Kwan  •  Waise Lee  •  Damian Lau

The King of Fighters (2010)

The King of Fighters movie will introduce a new science fiction spin into the setting established in the games universe by following the surviving members of three legendary fighting clans who are continually whisked away to other dimensions by an evil power. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Sean Faris  •  Maggie Q  •  Ray Park  •  Will Yun Lee

The King of Fighters movie will introduce a new science fiction spin into the setting established in the games universe by following the surviving members of three legendary fighting clans who are continually whisked away to other dimensions by an evil power. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Sean Faris  •  Maggie Q  •  Ray Park  •  Will Yun Lee

Painted Skin (2008)

Painted Skin is based on one of Pu Songling's classic short stories in Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. Zhou Xun stars as Xiao Wei, a fox spirit that feasts on human hearts in order to maintain her lovely, youthful appearance. When General Wang Sheng (Chen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Donnie Yen  •  Zhou Xun  •  Zhao Wei  •  Chen Kun

Painted Skin is based on one of Pu Songling's classic short stories in Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. Zhou Xun stars as Xiao Wei, a fox spirit that feasts on human hearts in order to maintain her lovely, youthful appearance. When General Wang Sheng (Chen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Donnie Yen  •  Zhou Xun  •  Zhao Wei  •  Chen Kun

A-1 Headline (2004)

Ling is a fashion columnist whose ex-boyfriend died in a car accident. Debt collectors Fei and Ma are eyewitnesses on the scene and Fei is certain that Peter's death is more than just an accident. The weird and suspicious act that news Chief Editor Tsang recently ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan  •  Rico Chung Kai-Cheong
CAST:  Anthony Wong  •  Angelica Lee  •  Edison Chen  •  Tony Leung Ka-fai

Ling is a fashion columnist whose ex-boyfriend died in a car accident. Debt collectors Fei and Ma are eyewitnesses on the scene and Fei is certain that Peter's death is more than just an accident. The weird and suspicious act that news Chief Editor Tsang recently ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan  •  Rico Chung Kai-Cheong
CAST:  Anthony Wong  •  Angelica Lee  •  Edison Chen  •  Tony Leung Ka-fai

Undercover Hidden Dragon (2006)

Fat (Ronald Cheng) is a loser in work, and even in the triad gang. Ordered by another gangster (Timmy Hung), Fat attempts to assassinate the leader of the opposite gang. His mission, undoubtedly, ends in a fiasco. Yet this failed attempt hooks him up with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dante Lam  •  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Ronald Cheng  •  Theresa Fu  •  Timmy Hung  •  Ella Koon

Fat (Ronald Cheng) is a loser in work, and even in the triad gang. Ordered by another gangster (Timmy Hung), Fat attempts to assassinate the leader of the opposite gang. His mission, undoubtedly, ends in a fiasco. Yet this failed attempt hooks him up with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dante Lam  •  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Ronald Cheng  •  Theresa Fu  •  Timmy Hung  •  Ella Koon

My Name Is Fame (2006)

Fai, a talented actor who has won the Best New Artist of the Hong Kong Film Awards and always plays leading roles in television, is an arrogant guy who does not cherish the opportunities given to him. As he keeps on criticizing his co-workers, his career and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Lau Kwok-Cheong
CAST:  Lau Ching-wan  •  Huo Siyan  •  Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin  •  Fruit Chan

Fai, a talented actor who has won the Best New Artist of the Hong Kong Film Awards and always plays leading roles in television, is an arrogant guy who does not cherish the opportunities given to him. As he keeps on criticizing his co-workers, his career and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Lau Kwok-Cheong
CAST:  Lau Ching-wan  •  Huo Siyan  •  Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin  •  Fruit Chan

Double Fattiness (1988)

Siu-Fung (Lydia Sum), an owner of a pizzeria, unexpectedly succumbs to a heart attack. However, her spirit was unable to cross over to the other side, thus, she resurrects into the body of a young woman (Maggie Cheung). Afterward, she reunites with her family and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Chiang
CAST:  Eric Tsang  •  Maggie Cheung  •  Bill Tung  •  Lydia Shum Tin-Ha

Siu-Fung (Lydia Sum), an owner of a pizzeria, unexpectedly succumbs to a heart attack. However, her spirit was unable to cross over to the other side, thus, she resurrects into the body of a young woman (Maggie Cheung). Afterward, she reunites with her family and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Chiang
CAST:  Eric Tsang  •  Maggie Cheung  •  Bill Tung  •  Lydia Shum Tin-Ha

Armageddon (1997)

The world's ten most influential scientists are being mysteriously killed, one by one, spontaneously combusted, microwaved to death, or otherwise. Another scientist, software prodigy Dr. Ken, searches for clues to these bizarre happenings only to see his fiancee ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Michelle Reis  •  Anthony Wong  •  Claudia Lau Sin-Yi

The world's ten most influential scientists are being mysteriously killed, one by one, spontaneously combusted, microwaved to death, or otherwise. Another scientist, software prodigy Dr. Ken, searches for clues to these bizarre happenings only to see his fiancee ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Michelle Reis  •  Anthony Wong  •  Claudia Lau Sin-Yi

Cat and Mouse (2003)

Zhan Zhao (Andy Lau) is a court officer who learns of a plot to assassinate Judge Bao (Anthony Wong). While on holiday he meets a young man named Bai (Cecilia Cheung) who turns out to be a woman. Zhan Zhao tries to recruit Bai to help him stop the assassination of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Cecilia Cheung  •  Anthony Wong  •  Guo Donglin  •  Li Bingbing

Zhan Zhao (Andy Lau) is a court officer who learns of a plot to assassinate Judge Bao (Anthony Wong). While on holiday he meets a young man named Bai (Cecilia Cheung) who turns out to be a woman. Zhan Zhao tries to recruit Bai to help him stop the assassination of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Cecilia Cheung  •  Anthony Wong  •  Guo Donglin  •  Li Bingbing

Beast Cops (1998)

Ruthlessly realistic, and vivid and unremitting in its uncompromising brutality and honesty, Beast Cops is a visceral and hard-hitting exploration of the dichotomous existence of two cops charged with upholding the law, while balancing on a moral knife-edge. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dante Lam  •  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Anthony Wong  •  Michael Wong Man-Tak  •  Kathy Chow  •  Stephanie Che

Ruthlessly realistic, and vivid and unremitting in its uncompromising brutality and honesty, Beast Cops is a visceral and hard-hitting exploration of the dichotomous existence of two cops charged with upholding the law, while balancing on a moral knife-edge. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dante Lam  •  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Anthony Wong  •  Michael Wong Man-Tak  •  Kathy Chow  •  Stephanie Che
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