WorldCat Identities

Lam, Suet

Works: 69 works in 155 publications in 5 languages and 2,161 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Martial arts films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Police films  History  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Suet Lam
Exiled by Johnny To( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 310 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
Shinjuku incident by Dongsheng Er( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hundreds of Chinese refugees wash up on Japans Wakasa Bay. Each has a dream of a better life, but most will encounter only prejudice and oppression. One, a law-abiding farm-worker known as Steelhead (Jackie Chan), has come to find the woman he has loved since childhood (Xu Jinglei), but his quest ends in bitter rejection, when he discovers she has married Yakuza underboss, Eguchi (Masaya Kato). Heartbroken, his life descends into darkness, and petty crime quickly escalates to murder
Hei she hui 2. Election 2 by Tianle Gu( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and Spanish and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wo Shing is Hong Kong's oldest Triad Society. Under the leadership of its current Chairman Lok, it has grown to become the most feared crime organization in the city. Jimmy, an educated gangster, wants to go clean by building a legitimate business empire. His profit-making enterprises have made him a favorite in the upcoming Chairman election, but his popularity has also brought him to the attention of the Chinese authorities, who believe he is the perfect middleman to bring the Triads and the Central Government into peaceful co-existence. As election time nears, Lok faces competition from his godsons as he looks to increase his business relations with mainland China
Election by Johnny To( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Chinese and Spanish and held by 147 WorldCat member 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
Da mo shu shi = The great magician by Dongsheng Er( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1920's, on the streets of Beijing, the nation's most talented performers have gathered to show off their most spectacular skills. The challenge is set: a handsome prize to whomever can reproduce a magic trick called the Eight Immortals' Treat. Zhang Xian (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) appears amidst the waiting crowd and decides to give it a try. So begins a legend of pure magic. Adapted from the Zhang Haifan novel, led by award-winning director Derek Yee and starring the three most powerful stars in Chinese cinema? Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Lau Ching-wan and Zhou Xun, an endearing spectacle of high-spirited action and fantasy
Fu chou = Vengeance by Johnny To( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 108 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
Pay back( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When mafia fall guy Zhang Jin finally gets released from prison, he's nearly assassinated. In an effort to survive, Zhang becomes entangled in a conspiracy, linking his fate with unlikely allies and turning friends into enemies. Zhang must discover the identity of the assassin before he gets murdered, without plunging himself back into a life of crime
Legendary assassin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded on an island, where he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains are found of a body that belonged to a drug lord and crime syndicate leader, chaos ensues and criminals ravage the once peaceful streets in a race against time to find the mysterious murderer, who's loose and out for blood
The Mission by Johnny To( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 76 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
King of triads( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As is tradition in the Hong Kong underworld, after the execution of a crime organization's leader, a new boss is called. But after the new man in charge begins extorting the former crime head's children for money to pay off debts, the family will stop at nothing to seek redemption and seize control of the triad
Gou yao gou = Dog bite dog by Cheang Pou-Soi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All hell breaks loose when a renegade detective squares off with a savage assassin in a raging blood feud. After most of his team is viciously murdered, the obsessed detective goes to unthinkable extremes to track the killer and get his revenge."--Container
PTU, Police Tactical Unit( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Chinese and German and held by 62 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
Ye Wen qian zhuan = The legend is born - Ip Man by Litao Qiu( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is about around Yip Man's resistance against invading foreigners, along with his romantic relations while under the tutelage of three Wing Chun masters
Triad trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 57 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
Yi wai( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 54 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 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
Qiang wang zhi wang by Dongsheng Er( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Champion competitive marksman Ken comes across an armored van robbery. He sees a policeman held hostage and shoots and kills four of the robbers. One of the robbers escapes and the policeman survives. The case is handled by Jerry Chang, whom Ken knows from having recently beaten him in a shooting match. Ken is found not guilty in court. Soon after, Ken is attacked by the escaped robber Pang Tao. Their confrontation reveals a very different background story and brings about a myriad of lies and traps and changes in relationships as Jerry and Ken try to outsmart each other"
Triad wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a violent gang war, one powerful Triad leader is faced with losing grip on his power. As his empire slowly crumbles and his trust of those closest to him dwindles violence escalates as the triad starts clashing with other triads among the Hong Kong community
Bai wan ju e( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xiao befriends Amao, a 36-foot crocodile, who lives on his father's croc sanctuary. Soon his father is forced to sell the crocodiles to a gangster who plans to use them for high-priced meals. Before Amao is slaughtered, he escapes slaying his captors in the process. In the chaos, Amao accidentally swallows a cellphone with the location of $1 million. When the rumors of this spread, the locals are split in two: some afraid for their lives, others set out to capture and kill the crocodile at any cost
An zhan = Running out of time by Johnny To( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dying man scores a huge heist when he knocks off a diamond trading company. He arouses the attention of a police detective, who is eager to arrest him
Geng zong = Eye in the sky by Naihai You( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 27 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?
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Fu chou = Vengeance
Yi wai
Alternative Names
Lam, Chit 1964-

Lam Suet acteur hongkongais

Lam Suet Chinees zanger

Lam Suet Hong Kong actor and singer

Lam Suet penyanyi asal Republik Rakyat Tiongkok

Lin, Xue 1964-

Suet, Lam

لام سوئت خواننده و بازیگر هنگ کنگی

林捷 1964-


林雪 1964-

林雪 香港演员