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Movies/films with performances by actor/actress Chow Yun-Fat in the Martial arts genre. Starring, supporting, cameo appearances. Alphabetical, sortable by columns.
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Bulletproof Monk is a 2003 American action film directed by Paul Hunter in his directorial debut, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Seann William Scott, and Jaime King. The film is loosely based on the comic book by Michael Avon Oeming. The film was shot in Toronto and Hamilton, Canada, and other locations that resemble New York City. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jaime King, Seann William Scott, Chow Yun-Fat, Mako Iwamatsu, Victoria Smurfit, + more

Initial Release: 2003

Directed by: Paul Hunter

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film. An American-Chinese-Hong Kong-Taiwanese co-production, the film was directed by Ang Lee and featured an international cast of Han actors, including Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen. The film was based on the fourth novel in a pentalogy, known in China as the Crane Iron Pentalogy, by wuxia novelist Wang Dulu. The martial arts and action sequences were choreographed by Yuen Wo Ping. A sequel is coming in August 28, 2015. Made on a US$17 million budget, with dialogue in Mandarin, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon became a surprise international success, grossing $213.5 million. It grossed US$128 million in the United ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat, Cheng Pei-pei, Chang Chen, + more

Initial Release: 2000

Directed by: Ang Lee

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#45 on The Greatest Movies in World Cinema History

#26 on The Best Oscar-Winning Scores

#6 on The Best Oscar-Winning Foreign Language Films

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Curse of the Golden Flower is a 2006 Chinese epic drama film written and directed by Zhang Yimou. The Mandarin Chinese title of the movie is taken from the last line of a Qi Dynasty poem written by the rebel leader Emperor Huang Chao who was also the Emperor of the Qi Dynasty that was at war against the Tang Dynasty. With a budget of US$45 million, it was at the time of its release the most expensive Chinese film to date, surpassing Chen Kaige's The Promise. It was chosen as China's entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for the year 2006; but did not receive the nomination. The film was however nominated for Costume Design. In 2007 it received fourteen nominations at the ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gong Li, Chow Yun-Fat, Jay Chou, Liu Ye, Jin Chen, + more

Initial Release: 2006

Directed by: Zhang Yimou

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Dragonball Evolution is a 2009 adventure fiction film directed by James Wong. The film is based on the Japanese Dragon Ball manga by Akira Toriyama, and stars Justin Chatwin as Goku, Emmy Rossum as Bulma, James Marsters as Lord Piccolo, Jamie Chung as Chi-Chi, Chow Yun-fat as Master Roshi, Joon Park as Yamcha, and Eriko Tamura as Mai. The story centers on the adventures of the lead character, Goku, around his 18th birthday, as he is asked to gather seven Dragon Balls to save the world from evil alien forces. On his journey, he meets several different characters who all join the quest and help him in his task. The film began development in 2002, and was distributed by 20th Century Fox. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Emmy Rossum, Jamie Chung, James Marsters, Chow Yun-Fat, Ernie Hudson, + more

Initial Release: 2009

Directed by: James Wong

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