Search results for "Simon Yam"

Tales from the Dark 1 (2013) RT Audience 26%

In the first of a two-part film project, three short stories from acclaimed Hong Kong horror writer Lilian Lee are adapted for the big screen in this horror anthology.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Simon Yam  •  Chi-Ngai Lee  •  Fruit Chan
CAST:  Tony Leung Ka-Fai  •  Kelly Chen  •  Simon Yam  •  Siu Yam-Yam

Ip Man (2008) RT 84% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Wilson Yip
CAST:  Donnie Yen  •  Simon Yam  •  Xing Yu  •  Wong Yau-Nam

Ip Man 2 (2010)

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Wilson Yip
CAST:  Lynn Hung  •  Donnie Yen  •  Sammo Hung  •  Simon Yam

Bullet in the Head (1990)

When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
CAST:  Tony Leung Chiu-Wai  •  Jacky Cheung  •  Waise Lee  •  Simon Yam

Election (2005) RT 92% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A drama-thriller centered on a democratic election within an organized crime society.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Johnnie To
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Tony Leung Ka-Fai  •  Louis Koo  •  Nick Cheung

Election 2 (2006)

As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Simon Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Louis Koo) looks to increase his business relations ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Johnnie To
CAST:  Louis Koo  •  Simon Yam  •  Nick Cheung  •  Wong Tin-Lam

Fulltime Killer (2001) RT 56% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2003

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-Fai
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Simon Yam  •  Kelly Lin  •  Cherrie Ying

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Gerard Butler  •  Noah Taylor  •  Djimon Hounsou

Naked Killer (1992)

A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clarence Fok Yiu-leung
CAST:  Chingmy Yau  •  Simon Yam  •  Carrie Ng  •  Madoka Sugawara

Kill Zone - S.P.L. (2005)

Chan, an articulate senior detective nearing the end of his career, is taking care of the daughter of a witness killed by ruthless crime lord Po. Martial arts expert Ma is set ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wilson Yip
CAST:  Donnie Yen  •  Sammo Hung  •  Simon Yam  •  Wu Jing

My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A car accident gives a spoiled, troubled young woman the ability to see ghosts, including one of a former classmate.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-Fai
CAST:  Sammi Cheng  •  Sean Lau  •  Simon Yam  •  Kelly Lin

Wake of Death (2004) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Philippe Martinez
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Simon Yam  •  Valerie Tian  •  Burt Kwouk

Full Contact (1992) RT 88% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In an effort to get his buddy out of a gambling debt, Jeff agrees to join forces with Judge in a weapons heist. The job goes bad and Judge betrays Jeff. Jeff plots the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
CAST:  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Simon Yam  •  Ann Bridgewater  •  Anthony Wong

Bad Blood (2010)

When the boss of a ruling Hong Kong triad is arrested and executed in China for counterfeiting money, mayhem ensues as the mob's leading contenders circle the throne.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dennis Law
CAST:  Wai-Man Chan  •  Pinky Cheung  •  Siu-Fai Cheung  •  Jiang Lu-Xia

Echoes of the Rainbow (2010)

Told through the eyes of sticky-fingered eight-year-old boy Big Ears, Echoes of the Rainbow takes place in a close-knit grassroots community in 1960s Hong Kong. Big Ears' ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Lawrence Ah Mon  •  Evelyn Choi  •  Buzz Chung

Tiger Cage (1988) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Something fishy is going on in the anti-Drug Trafficking Unit of the HK Police, and only a few honest cops know that the corruption goes all the way to the top. However, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Yuen Woo-Ping
CAST:  Jacky Cheung  •  Simon Yam  •  Carol Cheng Yu-Ling  •  Irene Wan

The Founding of a Party (2011)

A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Sanping Han  •  Jianxin Huang
CAST:  Liu Ye  •  Chen Kun  •  John Woo  •  Daniel Wu

Mr. Coconut (1989)

Michael Hui plays the lovable "Mr. Coconut", who arrives in town from Hainan China where he lived with his coconuts. Here in the sophisticated urban jungles of Hong Kong. "Mr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Clifton Ko Chi-Sum
CAST:  Michael Hui  •  Raymond Wong Pak-Ming  •  Olivia Cheng Man-Nga  •  Ricky Hui

Johnnie Got his Gun! (2010)

Johnnie got his gun is a mix of interview snippets with To, these are taken from various sources and are cobbled together with clips from including Breaking news, P.T.U and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Yves Montmayeur
CAST:  Johnnie To  •  Simon Yam  •  Louis Koo  •  Tony Leung Ka-Fai