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Lau, Andy 1961-

Overview
Works: 526 works in 1,905 publications in 13 languages and 11,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Producer, Director, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Andy Lau
Publications by Andy Lau
Most widely held works by Andy Lau
Shi mian mai fu House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( visu )
84 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,959 libraries worldwide
"China 859 A.D. The once-mighty Tang dynasty is in decline. The emperor is weak and incompetent. His corrupt government no longer controls the land. Unrest sweeps the country. Village by village, an underground alliance forms: The House of Flying Daggers. Based near the imperial capital the House of Flying Daggers moves in the shadows. Stealing from the rich to give to the poor, they earn the support of the people. At the same time, they are feared and hated, by their bitter rivals, the local deputies." - title screens. Local captains Leo and Jin set out to investigate a blind young dancer named Mei, who is believed to have ties to the Flying Daggers. Leo arrests Mei, only to have Jin break her out in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. Things are, however, far more complicated than they seem
Wu jian dao by Weiqiang Liu( visu )
85 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Two men have trouble maintaining their identities as one works undercover as a cop for a crime lord, and the other works as a cop, undercover as a criminal
The legend of drunken master Zui quan II ( visu )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 697 libraries worldwide
When the British government is discovered smuggling precious Chinese artifacts out of the country, folklore hero Wong Fei Hong uses his uniquely outlandish style of martial arts ... Drunken Boxing ... to fight the conspirators and salvage the valuables before it's too late! And the more Hong drinks, the more agile he becomes -- able to fend off numerous attacks with unbelievable moves! With Chinese treasures and family pride on the line, Hong steps up to every challenge
A fei zheng zhuan by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
76 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Set in 1960s Hong Kong, this is the story of six young people whose lives intersect in passionate love-hate relationships. The film centers on the young and handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute who raised him that she is not his real mother
The warlords by Kexin Chen( visu )
37 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 615 libraries worldwide
"General Pang survives a battle which wiped out his entire batallion. His numbed mind deadened to life, he meets two bandits, Zhao and Jiang who welcome him into his village. A born leader, Zhao is a man of honour while Jiang is a charismatic outlaw. Following a vicious attack on the village, Pang convinces Ahao and his bandits to join the Qing army - his plan, to end the war and restore peace to the land, but first he must rise to power."--Container
A simple life by Anhua Xu( visu )
40 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Ann Hui directs this Hong Kong drama starring Andy Lau and Deannie Yip about an elderly housekeeper and the employer who comes to look after her. Ah Tao (Yip) has served movie producer Roger (Lau)'s family for generations. When Ah Tao has a stroke Roger, who is now the only member of his family left in Hong Kong, helps her achieve her wish of leaving her job and finding a place in a nursing home. Roger continues to look out for her and their relationship grows even stronger
Wangjiao kamen by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
49 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Already stretched to breaking in a loyalty tug of war between Triad bosses and his loose cannon partner, Wah, a rising star in the Hong Kong underworld, finds himself saddled with beautiful, ailing country cousin Ngor. As an escalating test of wills with a stubborn debtor explodes into bloodshed and a mob turncoat instigates a ruthless police crackdown, Wah's growing fascination with Ngor becomes his last chance for escape from a violent past and a dubious future
Shaolin by Musheng Chen( visu )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Chinese war drama in which a humbled warlord helps the Shaolin monks defend themselves against threatening forces. With China's last imperial dynasty crumbling, the country is up for grabs to the likes of General Hou Jie (Andy Lau), a warlord who will stop at nothing to gain power. So ruthless is Hou that he doesn't hesitate to kill a rival warlord in the sacred grounds of the Shaolin temple and scorns the monks who protest. However, when his second-in-command, Cao Man (Nicholas Tse), displays equal ruthlessness in betraying him
Tong tian di guo ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 317 libraries worldwide
A bizarre murder mystery brings together the most powerful woman in China, the soon-to-be-Empress Wu Zetian, and a formerly exiled detective, Dee Renjie, at the infamous Imperial Palace. Hoping he will solve the crime before her coronation, Wu appoints Dee Chief Judge of the Empire and implores him to combine his indisputable wisdom with his unparalleled martial arts skills to save the future of her dynasty. Inspired by the true story of one of the Tang Dynasty's most celebrated officials
Three kingdoms resurrection of the dragon by Daniel Lee( visu )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
In 228 AD, a time when China was plagued by constant war and divided among three kingdoms, a hero arose. Zhao Zilong was a common man who ascended from humble roots to become commander of the army charged with liberating the land from an evil warlord. He led numerous battles of strength and wit, but now he must fight against the impossible to defy the fate of his nation
Tian xia wu zei A world without thieves by Xiaogang Feng( visu )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Wang Bo and Wang Li should have made the perfect Bonnie and Clyde: the former a seasoned con man and master pickpocket from Hong Kong, the latter a grifter femme fatale from Taiwan. Partners in crime and passion, the couple swindle their way across China, until one fine day Li suddenly decides to call it quits, both to her egregious lifestyle and to her entanglement with Bo. It is at this crossroad in their lives and relationships that they run into Fu Gen in a train station, an encounter that will alter their fate forever. A cross between an eternal child and a country bumpkin, Gen is altogether otherworldly. An orphan since birth, he spends more time with wolves than with men. Guileless and naive, he believes in the basic goodness of human nature and is convinced that he lives in a world without thieves. Having saved up sixty thousand yuan after five years of toiling day and night in the desert, he decides to go back to his hometown, build a house and get married. Contrary to his conviction and unbeknown to him, the train Gen boards is chock-full of thieves. Besides Bo and Li, there is a gang of highwaymen under the aegis of one Uncle Bill, a meister of legerdemain from the old school who finds his match only in Bo. While Bill's men are prowling after Gen's savings, Li takes it upon herself to be his protector. Reluctantly drawn into this ironic battle of good and evil, innocence and deceit, Bo ultimately becomes much more than he has bargained for: an unwitting hero
Battle of the warriors ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 243 libraries worldwide
A small kingdom that lies in the path of a large encroaching army turns to a mysterious stranger for help. The stranger uses Sun Tzu-style strategy to combat the advancing troops
What women want by Nancy Meyers( visu )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Zigang Sun is a chauvinistic executive who is passed over for a promotion at his advertising agency. Instead, Yilong Li is hired to develop advertising campaigns targeted toward women. But, in a comedic twist of fate, Sun gains the ability to hear what women are thinking. He uses his new power to become an expert on women and to advance his career. But his new gift leads him toward a relationship with his once-office-rival, and changes his outlook on what's important in life and love
Detective Dee and the mystery of the phantom flame by Hark Tsui( visu )
41 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
A series of mysterious deaths involving internal combustion is threatening to derail the coronation of Empress Wu. To ensure the royal event goes off without a hitch, the soon-to-be Empress takes former dissident/brilliant detective Dee out of jail to investigate the case with her loyal aide. However, the investigation is threatened almost immediately by assassins in the shadows, a detour into a mysterious underground market, and a sacred temple
Infernal affairs 2 by Weiqiang Liu( visu )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 155 libraries worldwide
In the third edition to the Internal Affairs series, the unit has their hands full again. The conclusion to the groundbreaking trilogy that inspired 'The Departed'
Feng bao by Jinlin Yuan( visu )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and Vietnamese and held by 152 libraries worldwide
A well armed crew of seasoned criminals heist another bank and armored car with high-powered weapons. Police chief Liu understands he must now use extreme tactics to stop the criminals
Protege by Dongsheng Er( visu )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Chinese and Vietnamese and held by 141 libraries worldwide
An undercover policeman infiltrates a major drug ring and works his way to the position of heir apparent. When the leader of the syndicate becomes ill, the lure of power and money cause him to question his true identity
Mo gong A battle of wits by Zhiliang Zhang( visu )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 126 libraries worldwide
"A Battle of Wits is based on a popular Manga series, Bokko (Mak Gong), about China's harrowing warlord period. An epic film with lavish scenery and great action." -- Publisher's description
An zhan Running out of time by Johnny To( visu )
38 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 120 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
Jackie Chan is the prisoner ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
When a martial arts master is jailed, he joins with two other inmates to battle other prisoners as well as corrupt prison officials in a non-stop battle for their lives and justice
 
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Andy
Andy 1961-....
Andy Lau
Andy Lau 1961-
Andy Lau Acteur et chanteur hongkongais
Andy Lau actor y cantante de Hong Kong
Andy Lau attore e cantante cinese
Andy Lau Chinees acteur
Andy Lau Hong Kong actor and singer
Andy Lau Schauspieler, Filmproduzent und Sänger aus Hongkong
Fok Wing Lau.
Lau, Andy
Lau, Andy 1961-
Làu Dáik-huà
Lau, Fok Wing.
Lau, Tak Wa
Lau Tak Wa 1961-....
Lau, Tak Wah
Lau Tak Wah 1961-....
Lau, Tak Wah Andy 1961-
Lâu Tek-hoâ
Liu De Hua 1961-
Liu, Dehua
Liu Dehua 1961-....
Liu, Te-hua 1961-
Liu, Wah-Kee 1961-
Lưu Đức Hoa
Lưu Đức Hoa 1961-
Лау, Энди
Энди Лау
أندي لاو
اندی لاو تهیه‌کننده، مجری تلویزیونی، بازیگر، و خواننده هنگ کنگی
หลิว เต๋อหัว
유덕화
アンディ・ラウ
劉, 德華 1961-
劉華, 1961-
刘德华
劉德華 1961-
劉德華 香港演員及歌手
劉德華 香港演員同歌手
劉天王, 1961-
華Dee, 1961-
華仔, 1961-
華弟, 1961-
慧果, 1961-
Languages
Chinese (529)
English (72)
Spanish (20)
German (17)
French (17)
Vietnamese (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (3)
Mandar (2)
Korean (1)
Japanese (1)
Hmong (1)
Catalan (1)
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