The Best Andy Lau Movies

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List of the best Andy Lau movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Andy Lau's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Andy Lau movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Andy Lau movies will be at the top of the list. Andy Lau has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Andy Lau movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Andy Lau films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Andy Lau role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Andy Lau performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon, Drunken Master Killer and more.

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  • Idealistic police cadet Chan Wing-Yan (Tony Leung) is recruited by Police Superintendant Wong (Anthony Wong) to go deep undercover as a member of the criminal Triad society. Into the same cadet ...more
  • A Moment of Romance is a 1990 Hong Kong action romance film directed by Benny Chan, produced by Johnny To, and starring Andy Lau, Jacklyn Wu and Ng Man-tat. Ng was awarded Best Supporting Actor at ...more
  • Running Out of Time is a 1999 Hong Kong action thriller film produced and directed by Johnnie To, and starring Andy Lau and Lau Ching-Wan. It was followed by a sequel, Running Out of Time 2 which was ...more
  • Shaolin is a 2011 action drama film written by Alan Yuen, Chi Kwong Cheung, Quiyu Wang and 2 more and directed by Benny Chan.
  • Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau re-teams with directors Johnnie To ("The Mission") and Wa Ka Fai for a spectacular no holds barred cinematic extravaganza. Lau plays Tok, a flamboyant new assassin who ...more
  • God of Gamblers is a 1989 Hong Kong action comedy-drama film written and directed by Wong Jing, and featuring an ensemble cast.
  • Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third and final installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a ...more
  • A Simple Life, also known as Sister Peach, is a 2011 Hong Kong drama film directed by Ann Hui and starring Deanie Ip and Andy Lau. Ip, in the titled role as Sister Peach, won the Best Actress Award ...more
  • China is torn apart by civil war, and in the chaos three men emerge who might bring the country back from the brink: Gen. Pang (Jet Li) and a pair of bandits (Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau). Pang is ...more
  • The Tang Dynasty is fighting to keep control over China, a battle they are losing to several rebel groups. One such group is the House of Flying Daggers, who steal from the wealthy and give to the ...more
  • Wait 'til You're Older is a 2005 Hong Kong fantasy comedy drama film directed by Teddy Chan and starring Andy Lau.
  • Young Mini (Sammi Cheng) descends into depression when her relationship with handsome pianist Kurokawa (Rikiya Kurokawa) comes to an end. To cope, she eats so much that she gains 200 pounds, ...more
  • Fat Choi Spirit is a 2002 Hong Kong comedy film produced and directed by Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai, and starring Andy Lau, Lau Ching-wan, Louis Koo, Gigi Leung and Cherrie In. The film is a comedy, ...more
  • Running on Karma, also known as An Intelligent Muscle Man, is a 2003 Hong Kong action thriller film produced and directed by Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai. It is ultimately a Buddhist parable about the ...more
  • Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is a 2010 Chinese-Hong Kong action mystery film directed and produced by Tsui Hark, and features art direction and fight choreography by Sammo Hung, ...more
  • Protégé is a 2007 Singaporean-Hong Kong co-produced crime drama film written and directed by Derek Yee, starring Andy Lau, Daniel Wu, Louis Koo, Zhang Jingchu and Anita Yuen.
  • Needing You... is a 2000 Hong Kong romantic comedy film, produced and directed by Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai, starring Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng. Needing You... is the first film produced by One ...more
  • Full Throttle is a 1995 Hong Kong action drama film directed by Derek Yee and starring Andy Lau.
  • Yesterday Once More is a 2004 Hong Kong film produced and directed by Johnnie To and starring Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng.
  • Days of Being Wild is a 1990 Hong Kong film directed by Wong Kar-wai. The film stars some of the best-known actors and actresses in Hong Kong, including Leslie Cheung, Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung, Carina ...more
  • As Tears Go By is a 1988 Hong Kong action drama film that was the directorial debut of Wong Kar-wai that starred Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung and Jacky Cheung. Critics have compared the film to Martin ...more
  • Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon is a 2008 Hong Kong action war drama film loosely based on parts of the Chinese classical novel Romance of Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong. It was directed ...more
  • A Fighter's Blues is a 2000 Hong Kong drama film directed by Daniel Lee and starring Andy Lau. On another note, A Fighter's Blues is also Lau's 100th film role.
  • Lee Rock is a 1991 Hong Kong crime film directed by Lawrence Ah Mon, and starring Andy Lau as the title character. The film chronicles the rise and fall of a corrupt police force that Lee Rock ...more
  • Drunken Master II is a 1994 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung and Jackie Chan, who stars as Chinese folk hero, Wong Fei-hung. It was Chan's first traditional style martial arts film ...more