Michelle Yeoh Martial Arts Roles

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Movies/films with performances by actor/actress Michelle Yeoh in the Martial arts genre. Starring, supporting, cameo appearances. Alphabetical, sortable by columns.
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Butterfly and Sword is a 1993 Hong Kong wuxia film loosely based on the novel Liuxing Hudie Jian by Gu Long. Directed by Michael Mak, the film starred Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Jimmy Lin, Joey Wong and Donnie Yen. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Michelle Yeoh, Donnie Yen, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Jimmy Lin, Joey Wong

Released: 1993

Directed by: Michael Mak

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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

Released: 2000

Directed by: Ang Lee

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#69 of 588 on The Greatest Film Scores of All Time #60 of 204 on The Best Adventure Movies #10 of 69 on The Best Oscar-Winning Foreign Language Films #7 of 64 on Movies with the Most Hardcore Women

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Once a Cop is a 1993 Hong Kong action film directed by Stanley Tong and starring Michelle Yeoh. It is a spin-off of Jackie Chan's Police Story film series involving the character Yeoh portrayed in Police Story 3: Super Cop. The film is also known as Project S in original territories and many other titles, including Police Story IV, Police Story 3 Part 2, Supercop and Supercop 2. Although Jackie Chan only has a cameo appearance in this film, some DVD covers prominently featured Chan, misleading audience to think that he was one of the main characters. He reprises his role as Inspector Chan, but in drag to catch a criminal in drag wearing the same wig and clothes. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Eric Tsang, Louis Fan, Athena Chu, + more

Released: 1993

Directed by: Stanley Tong

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#59 of 101 on The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time #80 of 141 on The Best R-Rated Chinese Movies

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Yes, Madam is a 1985 Hong Kong action film directed by Corey Yuen, and produced by Sammo Hung, who also co-stars in the film. The film stars Michelle Khan as Senior Inspector Ng who teams up with Inspector Carrie Morris to get a hold of microfilm which has been taken unknowingly by low level thieves Asprin and Strepsil. The film was the 26th highest grossing film of the year in Hong Kong and gave Hoi Mang an award for Best Supporting actor at the Hong Kong Film Awards. Yes, Madam received several sequels in the In the Line of Duty film series. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Michelle Yeoh, Cynthia Rothrock, Sammo Hung, John Shum

Released: 1985

Directed by: Corey Yuen

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