WorldCat Identities

To, Johnny

Overview
Works: 333 works in 1,227 publications in 7 languages and 8,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Police films  Martial arts films  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Film editor, Performer, Interviewee, fmd, pmn, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Johnny To
Exiled by Johnny To( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 376 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( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 369 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 )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 240 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
Election by Johnny To( Visual )

50 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 240 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
Three( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Chinese and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing that he will be defeated in no time during a police showdown, a thug shoots himself to force the cops to cease fire and take him to the hospital. In the hospital, he claims human rights to refuse immediate treatment in order to bide time for his underlings to rescue him. The detective in charge sees through his scheme but decides to play along so as to capture his whole gang once and for all
Heroic trio by Johnny To( Visual )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three chivalrous ladies rescue 100 stolen babies from an evil baby-stealing demon known as the Lord of the Underground. In the process, they engage in battles filled with traditional martial arts sorcery and modern warfare
Duo ming jin by Johnny To( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells the story of three ordinary citizens - bank teller Teresa, triad thug Buzzard, and Police inspector Cheung Jin Fong, whose lives are turned upside down by a bizarre robbery. Hammered by the predicaments of their respective lives, what are their choices between money and principles?
Fu chou = Vengeance by Johnny To( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 156 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
Shen tan = Mad detective by Johnny To( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 139 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
Fulltime killer by Johnny To( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action movie about two professional killlers
Da shi jian by Johnny To( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 125 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
The Mission by Johnny To( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 118 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
An zhan = Running out of time by Johnny To( Visual )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 115 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
Bao ying by Yongchang Luo( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 114 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
Wen que = Sparrow by Johnny To( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 107 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
Da zhi lao = Running on Karma by Johnny To( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 98 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 )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 88 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
Long feng dou by Johnny To( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anamorphic widescreen. A tale of jealousy and rekindled love
PTU, Police Tactical Unit( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 67 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
Dan shen nan nü = Don't go breaking my heart by Johnny To( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yen is a single girl working in Hong Kong. One day, she notices a handsome hunk in the office building across the street trying to catch her attention with paper signs. A quirky romance ensues as she starts communicating with the stranger through paper signs every day. On the day when she finally has the chance to meet him in person, she discovers that the so-called romance is onl y an embarrassing mix-up on her part. Her fate changes when she is approached by a beggar named Kevin. They start talking and soon become best friends. She learns of his origins and starts helping him rebuild his confidence and get back on tracks. However, when the previous stranger tries to win her heart back, Yin is caught in an unwanted love triangle. --
 
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Fu chou = Vengeance
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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

Ջոննի Թո

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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