Rick Yune

Rick Yune (born Richard Yun; August 22, 1971) is a Korean American actor, screenwriter, producer, and martial artist. He is the older brother of actor Karl Yune. His best known roles are as Master Clive Lee in Alita: Battle Angel, Kaidu Khan in Netflix's series Marco Polo, Kang in Olympus Has Fallen, Zen Yi the X-Blade in The Man with the Iron Fists, Zao in the James Bond movie Die Another Day, and Johnny Tran in The Fast and the Furious. He practices many forms of martial arts, having reached Olympic standard in Taekwondo and being a serious contender for the US team when he was 19. He changed the spelling of his last name from "Yun" to "Yune" for Screen Actors Guild (SAG) purposes. He was voted one of People magazine's Sexiest Men in 2002. Description above from the Wikipedia Rick Yune, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Die Another Day (2002)

Fast pacedGrippingAction-packedDramatic

James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Halle Berry  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Rick Yune

James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Halle Berry  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Rick Yune

Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

In the 1950s, a Japanese-American fisherman is suspected of killing his neighbour at sea. For Ishmael, a local reporter, the trial strikes a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case. As he investigates the killing, he uncovers some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Reeve Carney  •  Anne Suzuki

In the 1950s, a Japanese-American fisherman is suspected of killing his neighbour at sea. For Ishmael, a local reporter, the trial strikes a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case. As he investigates the killing, he uncovers some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Reeve Carney  •  Anne Suzuki

The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

Action-packedSuspensefulViolentDark

In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  RZA
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Lucy Liu  •  Jamie Chung  •  RZA

In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  RZA
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Lucy Liu  •  Jamie Chung  •  RZA

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Rosa Salazar  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Ed Skrein

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Rosa Salazar  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Ed Skrein

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Angela Bassett  •  Morgan Freeman

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Angela Bassett  •  Morgan Freeman

Remigration (2011)

Upon returning to their countryside cabin one day, Kaya, his wife Helen, and their daughter Naomi are confronted by two suited men: representatives of the San Francisco Remigration Program. The men explain that San Francisco is now occupied entirely by the wealthy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Jenkins
CAST:  Russell Hornsby  •  Paola Mendoza  •  Rick Yune  •  Avelina Salazar

Upon returning to their countryside cabin one day, Kaya, his wife Helen, and their daughter Naomi are confronted by two suited men: representatives of the San Francisco Remigration Program. The men explain that San Francisco is now occupied entirely by the wealthy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Jenkins
CAST:  Russell Hornsby  •  Paola Mendoza  •  Rick Yune  •  Avelina Salazar

The Fast and the Furious (2001)

Fast pacedAction-packedCharmingFun

Dominic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: the gang or the LAPD.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Vin Diesel  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Jordana Brewster

Dominic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: the gang or the LAPD.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Vin Diesel  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Jordana Brewster

The Fifth Commandment (2008)

In Bangkok, an assassin who turns down a job that hits too close to home finds himself targeted by the elite members of his profession  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse V. Johnson
CAST:  Rick Yune  •  Keith David  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Dania Ramírez

In Bangkok, an assassin who turns down a job that hits too close to home finds himself targeted by the elite members of his profession  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse V. Johnson
CAST:  Rick Yune  •  Keith David  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Dania Ramírez

Beyond Remedy (2009)

An international group of medical students takes part in a seminar on fear - with deadly results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerhard Hroß
CAST:  Jaqueline Burgschat  •  Annalena Duken  •  David Gant  •  Tobias Kasimirowicz

An international group of medical students takes part in a seminar on fear - with deadly results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerhard Hroß
CAST:  Jaqueline Burgschat  •  Annalena Duken  •  David Gant  •  Tobias Kasimirowicz

Ninja Assassin (2009)

Action-packedViolentSuspensefulDark

Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  Naomie Harris  •  Sung Kang  •  Randall Duk Kim  •  Rain

Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  Naomie Harris  •  Sung Kang  •  Randall Duk Kim  •  Rain

Alone in the Dark 2 (2008)

When the night falls, and the creatures of the dark are crawling out of the shadows, there is only one man who stands between us and evil: Edward Carnby.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Scheerer  •  Michael Roesch
CAST:  Rick Yune  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Bill Moseley  •  Ralf Moeller

When the night falls, and the creatures of the dark are crawling out of the shadows, there is only one man who stands between us and evil: Edward Carnby.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Scheerer  •  Michael Roesch
CAST:  Rick Yune  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Bill Moseley  •  Ralf Moeller

Jiu Jitsu (2020)

Every six years, an ancient order of jiu-jitsu fighters joins forces to battle a vicious race of alien invaders. But when a celebrated war hero goes down in defeat, the fate of the planet and mankind hangs in the balance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dimitri Logothetis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Marie Avgeropoulos  •  Alain Moussi  •  Frank Grillo

Every six years, an ancient order of jiu-jitsu fighters joins forces to battle a vicious race of alien invaders. But when a celebrated war hero goes down in defeat, the fate of the planet and mankind hangs in the balance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dimitri Logothetis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Marie Avgeropoulos  •  Alain Moussi  •  Frank Grillo

Tetris (2023)

In 1988, American video game salesman Henk Rogers discovers the video game Tetris. When he sets out to bring the game to the world, he enters a dangerous web of lies and corruption behind the Iron Curtain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon S. Baird
CAST:  Taron Egerton  •  Toby Jones  •  Ben Miles  •  Roger Allam

In 1988, American video game salesman Henk Rogers discovers the video game Tetris. When he sets out to bring the game to the world, he enters a dangerous web of lies and corruption behind the Iron Curtain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon S. Baird
CAST:  Taron Egerton  •  Toby Jones  •  Ben Miles  •  Roger Allam