WorldCat Identities

To, Johnny

Overview
Works: 300 works in 694 publications in 7 languages and 5,405 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Crime films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Johnny To
Exiled by Johnny To ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member 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
Hei she hui 2. Election 2 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 219 WorldCat member 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. The film is the the third installemt of a trilogy, along with Triad underworld and Election
Du zhan = Drug war ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manufacturing just 50 grams of meth in China will earn you a death sentence. Timmy Choi just got caught making tons. Now he's in the custody of Captain Zhang, and has one chance to avoid execution - turn informant and help the cops bring down the powerful cartel he's been cooking for. Over the next 72 sleepless hours, the sting spins out of control, the line between duty and recklessness is blurred, and it becomes unclear who actually has the upper hand
Heroic trio by Johnny To ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member 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
Fu chou Vengeance by Qifeng Du ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 131 WorldCat member 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 killed his daughter's family
Da shi jian by Qifeng Du ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 129 WorldCat member 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
Duo ming jin by Qifeng Du ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delves into Hong Kong's money-obsessed culture through three characters whose destinies collide one fateful day when a loan shark gets assaulted after withdrawing 10 million Hong Kong dollars (HKD) from the bank
Wen que Sparrow by Qifeng Du ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 99 WorldCat member 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
Bao ying ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Hong Kong real estate tycoon suffers an unbearable loss when his daughter is kidnapped and killed: a victim of her decadent lifestyle and cocaine addiction. He turns to his trusted bodyguard to seek out the perpetrators and exact revenge
Fulltime killer by Johnny To ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A flamboyant new assassin sets out to become #1 killer by taking down O, an isolated, disciplined killer
Da zhi lao Running on Karma ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 87 WorldCat member 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
An zhan Running out of time ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told by his doctor that he only has 2 weeks to live, Wah decides to take on the entire police force for the next 72 hours. Only Sang, a cool, analytical police negotiator, can see through Wah's agenda and stop him from carrying out his secret mission - or can he?
Geng zong Eye in the sky by Naihai You ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 64 WorldCat member 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?
PTU, Police Tactical Unit by Johnny To ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member 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
The mission by Johnny To ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After a failed assassination attempt on mob boss Lung, he hires five killers of diverse background as bodyguards and to seek out the enemy"--Disk cover
Fang, zhu Exiled ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Chinese and English and held by 49 WorldCat member 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
Shen tan Mad detective ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bun is an outcast detective who always seems to crack the case despite having some rather serious personality flaws. When Bun slices off his ear and offers it up as a gift at a party staged to honor one of his superiors, he is promptly forced into early retirement. Subsequently withdrawn into his own world and tormented by the specters of his former vocation, Bun finds his unique ability to see the hidden personalities and inner demons of everyone he meets nearly driving him to insanity. As a policeman Bun's gift of second sight helped him to solve some of the department's most difficult cases, but now that the visions serve no purpose, they simply serve to erode his already fragile sense of reality. Yet despite Bun's bad reputation, ambitious inspector Ho still believes in him
Yi wai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 45 WorldCat member 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 Chan Fong-chow 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
Triad trilogy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These Asian Extreme films, in the spirit of the Infernal Affairs Trilogy which inspired The Departed, are to Hong Kong triad cinema what The Godfather II and Goodfellas are to US mob cinema. The collection features Election, Triad Election and Triad Underworld
Qiang huo The mission ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Chinese and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A failed assassination attempt on Lung brings five killers of diverse background to seek out the enemy: Roy, Shin, Curtis, Mic and James. As Lung's bodyguards, the tension and the danger bring the men closer to each other. Though the mission is completed, their friendship is put to another test ..."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Do, Kei Fung.
Do Kei Fung 1955-....
Dou, Kei-fung, 1955-
Du, Qi Feng.
Du Qi Feng 1955-....
Du, Qifeng
Du, Qifeng 1955-
To, Johnnie.
To, Johnnie, 1955-
To, Johnny.
To, Johnny, 1955-
To, Kai Fung.
To, Kai Fung, 1955-
To, Kei-Fung.
To Kei-Fung 1955-....
To Kei-fung, Johnnie, 1955-
杜, 琪峰 1955-
杜琪峰
杜琪峰, 1955-
Languages
Chinese (128)
English (26)
French (9)
German (4)
Spanish (4)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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