Most widely held works about Johnny To
Most widely held works by Johnny To
Exiled ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 297 libraries worldwide
The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. A relationship is formed between an ex-gangster trying to turn over a new leaf with his wife and newborn baby and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.
Triad election ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 202 libraries worldwide
A second-tiered member vying aggressively for the position of godfather is restrained by the current mob boss, who isn't officially eligible for reelection, which leads to a bloody and cutthroat battle of wills between the two men.
黑社會 Election ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 169 libraries worldwide
In the Wo Shing Triad, the oldest gang in Hong Kong, the senior members elect a younger boss as their chairman every two years. This time, lines are divided and war starts when the voting doesn't go how it should.
Heroic trio ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Three female martial arts experts (each with her own superhero identity) team up to battle a powerful wizard who thinks that if he kidnaps all the babies in China he can eventually dominate the world.
文雀 Sparrow ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Chinese and Vietnamese and held by 90 libraries worldwide
It is business as usual for a group of pickpockets until a mystery woman appears and changes everything. Is she a fellow thief longing to join the group or does she have a hidden agenda? Includes, interviews; premiere footage; and featurette.
復仇 Vengeance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Costello is a world-weary but dapper gourmet chef who clearly has violence in his past when he enlists the help of hired assassins to enact his bloody revenge on the Chinese gangsters who nearly killed his little girl.
Breaking news ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 74 libraries worldwide
When a live TV news crew broadcasts an embarrassing defeat of Hong Kong's police department by just five bank robbers, public opinion of the force plummets and the department vows to capture the robbers at any cost. Detective Cheung accidentally stumbles upon the fugitives hiding out in an abandoned building, and soon Yuen, the notorious leader of the five-man gang, finds himself and his crew under siege by thousands of police officers. Seeing this as an opportunity to restore the public's faith in the police department, Inspector Rebecca turns the stakeout into a breaking news show, with live updates beamed out to a transfixed Hong Kong. But the plan may backfire when attempts to manage the press come undone as hostages are taken, true identities are unknown and the building contains not one gang but two.--Container
Fulltime killer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 66 libraries worldwide
A flamboyant new assassin sets out to become #1 killer by taking down O, an isolated, disciplined killer.
大隻佬 Running on Karma ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Biggie has the special gift of seeing into people's past lives. He used to be a Buddhist monk until he left the monastery following his childhood friend's brutal murder. He meets rookie cop Yee and uses his gift to help her track down his friend's murderer.
The mission ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Chinese and English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Five killers of diverse backgrounds are gathered together to do a job after a failed assassination attempt nearly claims the life of a crime lord. Once the mission is completed, their friendship is put to another test.
神探 Mad detective ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"兩名警員到樹林查案, 結果一名警員王國柱(李國麟)連人帶槍失蹤, 另一名警員高志偉(林家棟)平安而回, 失槍卻接連牽涉不同的搶劫謀殺案 ... 重案組督察何家安(安子杰)受命調查此案多月毫無進展, 何家安決定找舊上司, 已退職的陳桂彬(劉青雲)請教 ... 陳桂彬是破案天才, 手上從沒破不到的案, 多年前因自切一隻耳仔給退休的警司, 被認定患上精神病而被退職。安出現讓彬才能得以發揮, 沉睡的心熱熾起來。彬初次接觸高志偉, 即認定他是殺害柱的兇手。安奇怪彬的判斷, 彬說出自己有看到人內心陰暗面的能力。調查下, 彬終於找到當日樹林內的真相 ..."--Container.
跟蹤 Eye in the sky ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The surveillance team of the Crime Intelligence Unit comprises officers who are unremarkable in appearance. In the streets, they would pass you by unnoticed and unseen. They will not leave a mark. Their job is to tail you and shadow you and keep a close watch on you. Team leader Wong Man-Chin and his men, including newcomer Ho Ka-Bo, have a gang of jewelry shop robbers under close surveillance. Chan Chong-shan is a seasoned criminal with the strong instinct of the hunted. It has helped him escape capture and sabotage police swoops many times. It's as if he too had an eye in the sky on his enemy's movements. But the net is closing in. Chan is now under Wong's surveillance. It is an earnest game of cat-and-mouse. Chan is the master of concealment and Wong is expertly camouflaged by his own trademark nondescriptness. Who can outsmart the enemy and gain final victory?
天生一對 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 45 libraries worldwide
A professional young woman's carefree life is turned upside down when she discovers she has breast cancer. She learns to cope with the loss of her femininity, and finds love and happiness in the arms of Dr. V.
Exiled ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
In the dark streets of Macau, gangster Wo is exiled for his misdeeds against crime Boss Fay and two mysterious hired killers are sent to extract the ultimate payment. However, Wo and his buddies will not go down without a fight.
黑社會 . 以和為貴 Election 2 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
"In post-1997 Hong Kong, even the long-established "Wo Shing" Triad Society has to succumb to the power of China. The entrepreneurial sect leader Jimmy (Louis Koo) seems to be the perfect candidate to lead the Society into the new Millennium. Only problem is, Jimmy wants out. When Jimmy's business venture in China stalls, the Mainland government approaches him with an offer: Become Wo Shing's next Chairman and lead the Society according to Mainland government's wishes. In return Jimmy will enjoy full government backing of his business empire. As other candidates engage in bitter struggle for the Chairman position, Jimmy begins to understand the real price he has to pay for the deal ..."--Container.
PTU, Police Tactical Unit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 40 libraries worldwide
When an obnoxious detective loses his gun to four young thugs, it's up to the Police Tactical Unit and their iron-willed leader to recover the weapon and clean up the mess before daybreak. Their mission intersects with a gangland assassination that threatens to ignite an all-out war.
Running out of time 2 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Former hostage negotiator Sang has been promoted to superintendent. His new desk job is dull until the mysterious Ken draws Sang into a hostage situation and challenges him to a game of ransom. Sang must stop Ken's evil plans before it's too late.
向左走・向右走 Turn left turn right ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 35 libraries worldwide
This is a movie about two people (Gigi Leung and Takeshi Kaneshiro), who are destined to be together but by some twist of circumstances they never find each other.
龍鳳鬥 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 34 libraries worldwide
意外 Accident ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A self-styled "accident choreographer", the Brain is a professional hitman who kills his victims by trapping them in well crafted "accidents" that look like unfortunate mishaps but are in fact perfectly staged acts of crime. When he is accosted by a mysterious insurance agent Fong who happened to be on the scene of the "accident" as well, the brain becomes obsessed that this man must be the mastermind behind a conspiracy to take him out.
Action and adventure films Assassins Bank robberies Breast--Cancer--Patients China China--Hong Kong China--Macau Clairvoyance Comedy films Cooks Crime Criminal investigation Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detectives Divorced people Drama Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Foreign films Gangster films Gangster films Gangsters Gems Hong Kong Police Force Kidnapping Love Man-woman relationships Martial arts Martial arts films Motion pictures Motion pictures, Chinese Murder--Investigation Pickpockets Police Police films Police films Police patrol--Surveillance operations Revenge Robbery Secret societies Superheroes Suspense in motion pictures, television, etc. Television journalists Thrillers (Motion pictures) To, Johnny Triads (Gangs) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women heroes
Du, Qifeng 1955-
To, Johnnie, 1955-
To, Kai Fung
To, Kai Fung, 1955-
To Kei-fung, Johnnie, 1955-
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