WorldCat Identities

Yam, Simon

Works: 441 works in 1,123 publications in 8 languages and 7,374 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Martial arts films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Simon Yam
Ye wen = Ip man by Weixin Ye( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1930's China, the town of Foshan is the legendary hub of Kung Fu martial arts. Ip Man is an accomplished grandmaster of Wing Chun Kung Fu but chooses to keep a low profile and doesn't take any students. Challenge after brutal challenge sees the town realise that Ip Man's martial arts is unstoppable. After the Japanese Army invades, the town descends into chaos and struggles to survive. Ip Man rises up to challenge General Miura and the Japanese forces. With everything at stake, Ip Man is on a path to a fierce and bloody final confrontation..."--Container
Ye wen 2 by Weixin Ye( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Picking up from the hugely successful Ip Man, Ip Man 2 sees Donnie Yen return in the titular role as he immigrates to Hong Kong in 1949. After prevailing against the Japanese of the first film he must battle rival Kung Fu masters and oppressive British overlords. Now Ip Man must overcome his biggest challenge yet as he attempts to bring his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts to the world"--Back cover
Man of Tai Chi by Keanu Reeves( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donaka Mark recruits a humble Tai Chi student, Tiger Chen, to his closed-circuit battles. But when the young man is seduced by money and power, it will trigger a war between the Hong Kong police, the world's deadliest combatants, and a peaceful spiritual discipline turned lethal new fighting style
Election by Johnny To( Visual )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He lian sheng " shi xiang gang zui ju jiang hu di wei de she tuan, liang nian yi du de kang ba zi xuan ju, you a le yu daD jing zheng . suo yi shuang fang xiang jin ban fa, ge zi la long jiang hu zhong yong you tou piao quan de da ge ji ren wu, xuan ju you a le sheng chu, daD bu fu, qi tu qiang duo " he lian sheng " zui gao quan li xiang zheng de " long tou gun ", yi zu zhi a le deng wei . er zai shuang fang ren ma hun zhan qi jian, long tou gun jing ran xia luo bu ming, a le yu daD qi xia ren ma zai xiang gang ji da lu zhan kai sou xun " long tou gun " zhi kua jing zheng duo zhan, er xiang gang ben dao de jiang hu nei zhan yi yi chu ji fa
Hei she hui 2. Election 2 by Tianle Gu( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 214 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
Todŭkdŭl( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Korean and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner Macau Park, who escaped with 68 kg of gold several years ago on their last job together. Macau Park brought Chinese thieves as well but little did they know what Macau Park planned for each one of them. His plan takes an unexpected turn when Popeye brings Pepsi, a genius safe-cracker and old flame of Macau Park, to settle the old score
The contract killer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking a hundred million reward set up by the Japanese Yakuza for finding the killer of their boss, Fu, in desperate need of money, choose to become a contract killer and teams up with an agent who is willing to show him the Japanese underworld. Now, Fu and his agent are about to discover the killer no one is expected
Sha po lang = SPL = Kill zone( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling thrill-ride where two veteran detectives rage war against a secret criminal empire
Wake of death( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife is brutally murdered, an ex-mobster wages war against the Chinese triad and becomes the protector of a very special little girl: the adopted daughter of the triad kingpin
Na ye ling chen, wo zuo shang le Wangjiao kai wang Dapu de hong van = The midnight after by Huihong Chen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixteen strangers on a bus, an apocalyptic accident, a downtown full of people: Vanished. The newly-dead: Instantly Decaying. Ominous glimpses of men in gas masks. What₂s happened to the world, and how far would you go to get your life back?"
Phantom of the theatre( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunted theatre, filled with the vengeful spirits of a tragically-trapped performance troupe murdered in a fire 13 years ago, waits for the once-grand palatial playhouse to re-open with a new show ... and bring in new victims. From Director Raymond Yip (ICEMAN, THE WARLORDS) the team that thrilled audiences with THE HOUSE THAT NEVER DIES brings a new, harrowing chronicle of horror to life (and perhaps death). Starring Ruby Lin, Simon Yam, and Tony Yang
The storm warriors by Pengshixiongdi( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the comic book series 'Fung Wan', comes the incredible story of two friends, Wind and Cloud, who find themselves up against a very powerful warlord intending to invade their country. In order to protect their land, these two friends seek the help of the all-powerful master. Through extensive training, Wind and Cloud expose themselves to the 'evil' ways to increase their powers of element
As the light goes out( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Christmas Eve in Hong Kong, and while the residents prepare to celebrate, a dedicated band of brothers - the firefighters of Pillar Point Division (Nicholas Tse, Shawn Yue, Andy On) - are dispatched to a warehouse fire. What they find there first plunges the city into darkness, then threatens a far worse fate for them all.?When every move could mean sudden death, the bonds between the men are tested, and dangerous truths uncovered. Will they be able to trust each other enough to make it through the night, saving themselves and the city they've sworn to protect?
Da zhui bu( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrity in Hong Kong is found brutally murdered, his body floating in the middle of the ocean. Detective Lam is called in and zeroes in on a killer from the past. Lam will uncover a dark secret so shocking; it will turn the investigation upside down
Sui yue shen tou = Echoes of the rainbow by Qirui Luo( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told through the eyes of sticky-fingered eight-year-old boy Big Ears, Echoes of the Rainbow takes place in a close-knit grassroots community in 1960s Hong Kong. Big Ears' mother and father run the neighborhood shoe store, and his older brother Desmond is every family's dream son - an outstanding athlete with grades worthy of Hong Kong's best school. Their lives aren't always happy, but the family sticks together through all the rough times, no matter how bad it gets
Fu chou = Vengeance by Johnny To( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 136 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
Xia dao gao fei = Full contact( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Chinese and Spanish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help his buddy, Sam, settle a gambling debt, Jeff reluctantly agrees to join forces with Judge for a daring weapons heist. But Sam and Judge betray Jeff and leave him for dead. Once nursed back to health, Jeff plots the ultimate payback
Wen que = Sparrow by Johnny To( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Chinese and German and held by 103 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
Die xie jie tou = Bullet in the head by John Woo( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1967, on the way to the wedding of a friend a young man is accosted by a local gang member. Later, the three friends administer justice, in the process of which the gang member is killed, so they leave Hong Kong to avoid the police and the gang. They run black market supplies to Saigon and get embroiled in the war, being arrested as Viet Cong, then later captured by the Viet Cong, and find that their friendship is tested to the limits as they try to escape
The Mission by Johnny To( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Chinese and English and held by 95 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Wake of death
Fu chou = Vengeance
Alternative Names
Lau, Simon.

Ren, Da Hua

Ren Da Hua 1955-....

Ren, Dahua.

Ren, Dahua 1955-

Simon Yam

Simon Yam attore e produttore cinematografico cinese

Simon Yam Chinees acteur

Simon Yam chinesischer Schauspieler

Simon Yam comédien

Simon Yam Hong Kong actor and film producer

Tat-Wah, Yam 1955-

Yam, Daat Wa

Yam Daat Wa 1955-....

Yam, Simon Tat-Wah

Yam Simon Tat-Wah 1955-....

Yam, Tat-Wah

Yam Tat-Wah 1955-....

Yan, Tat Wah

Young, Simon 1955-

Yum, Simon

Yum Simon 1955-....

Саймон Ям

سیمون یام بازیگر و کارگردان چینی

सिमोन येम

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任, 達華 1955-


任达华 1955-