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To, Johnny

Overview
Works: 389 works in 1,128 publications in 7 languages and 7,226 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Police films  Martial arts films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Film editor, Performer, fmd, Scenarist, Interviewee, Contributor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Johnny To
Exiled by Johnny To( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 391 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
Du zhan = Drug war by Johnny To( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 297 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
Hei she hui 2. Election 2 by Tianle Gu( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 249 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
Hei she hui = Election by Naihai You( Visual )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elections are always tense, but none more than for the leadership of Hong Kong's largest and oldest criminal triad. The level-headed Lok and the megalomaniac Big D vie for the chairmanship of the 50,000-strong Wo Shing Triad. Big D will do whatever it takes to win, but Lok defeats him when the respected Uncle Teng intervenes. Enraged, Big D prevents the ceremonial baton being transferred to his nemesis, this symbol of power signalling the ultimate transferral of authority. When the baton disappears onto the mainland, the dizzying fury of the triad society is unleashed and the real power struggle begins, with some ruthless action marking the wresting of the baton
Duo ming jin by Johnny To( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 183 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
Fu chou = Vengeance by Johnny To( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 153 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
Heroic trio by Johnny To( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 132 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
Shen tan = Mad detective by Johnny To( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A missing police pistol is connected to a series of recent murders. Its owner Wong vanished while pursuing suspects but his partner Chin-Wai returned unharmed. Hotshot Crime Inspector Ho is in charge of this difficut investigation. He asks his former boss and mentor Bun for help. Bun was a gifted criminal profiler until he went insane. He has the gift to see a person's inner personality, their subconscious desires."--Container
The Mission by Johnny To( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 116 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
Fulltime killer by Johnny To( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action movie about two professional killlers
An zhan = Running out of time by Johnny To( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 105 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?
Wen que = Sparrow by Johnny To( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of pickpockets, aka sparrows, roam the streets of Hong Kong. One of them falls in love with a beautiful girl, who gets he and his gang to steal for her
Bao ying by Yongchang Luo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 104 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
Da zhi lao = Running on Karma by Johnny To( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 94 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
Yi wai( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 85 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
Da shi jian( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 76 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
Geng zong = Eye in the sky( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 67 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?
Long feng dou by Johnny To( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anamorphic widescreen. A tale of jealousy and rekindled love
PTU by Johnny To( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stolen police gun triggers a suspenseful chain of events. Cops have to track down the gun before dawn
PTU, Police Tactical Unit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 61 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
 
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Fu chou = Vengeance
Alternative Names
Do, Kei Fung.

Do Kei Fung 1955-....

Đỗ Kỳ Phong

Dou, Kei-fung 1955-

Du, Qi Feng.

Du Qi Feng 1955-....

Du, Qifeng

Du, Qifeng 1955-

Johnnie To

Johnnie To Chinees filmregisseur

Johnnie To chinesischer Regisseur und Produzent

Johnnie To Hong Kong director

Johnnie To hongkoński scenarzysta, reżyser, aktor i producent filmowy

Johnnie To réalisateur hongkongais

Johnnie To regista e produttore cinematografico cinese

Johnny To

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-

То, Джонни

جانی تو تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان چینی

ตู้ ฉีฟง

두기봉

ジョニー・トー

ジョニー・トゥ

ト, ホウ

杜, 琪峰

杜 琪峰 1955-....

杜琪峰

杜琪峰, 1955-

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