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Chow, Yun-fat

Overview
Works: 431 works in 1,383 publications in 14 languages and 18,766 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Love stories  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( visu )
102 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,446 libraries worldwide
Set in 19th-century China, two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocratic woman prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face-to-face with their worst enemy, and the enduring power of love
Pirates of the Caribbean by Walt Disney( visu )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 2,756 libraries worldwide
After Elizabeth, Will, and Captain Barbossa rescue Captain Jack Sparrow, who is trapped in Davy Jones' Locker, they must face their foes. Lord Cutler Beckett, now has control of Jones' heart and forms a dark alliance with him in order to rule the seas and wipe out the last of the Pirates. Jack, Barbossa, Will, Elizabeth, and crew must call the Pirate Lords from the four corners of the globe, including the infamous Sao Feng, together. The Pirate Lords want to release the goddess Calypso, Davy Jones's damned lover, from the trap they sent her. The Pirate Lords must combine the 9 pieces that bound her by ritual to undo it and release her in hopes that she will help them fight. All pirates will stand together and make their final stand for freedom against Beckett, Jones, Norrington, the Flying Dutchman, and the entire East India Trading Company
Anna and the King by Andy Tennant( visu )
42 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,745 libraries worldwide
English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the 58 children of King Mongkut. Each has preconceived ideas about the other's world. Amid the danger of political unrest, their respect for each other turns into something more
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia Curse of the golden flower by Yimou Zhang( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan, her stepson, have had an illicit liaison. Feeling trapped, Prince Wan dreams of escaping the palace with his secret love Chan, the Imperial Doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, faithful son Prince Jai, grows worried over the Empress's health and her obsession with golden chrysanthemums. The Emperor harbors equally clandestine plans and the Imperial Doctor is the only one privy to his machinations. When the Emperor senses a looming threat, he relocates the doctor's family from the Palace to a remote area. They are attacked by mysterious assassins and Chan and her mother are forced back to the palace. Their return sets off a tumultuous sequence of dark surprises. Amid the glamour and grandeur of the festival, ugly secrets are revealed. As the Imperial Family continues its elaborate charade in a palatial setting, thousands of golden armored warriors charge the palace
Bulletproof monk by Yun-fat Chow( visu )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 833 libraries worldwide
A monk travels the world to protect an ancient scroll that holds the key to unlimited power. He needs to train a new scroll keeper, which he finds in a street-wise punk that saves him from capture
Dragonball evolution ( visu )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Goku is a powerful warrior who protects the Earth from an endless stream of rogues bent on dominating the universe and controlling the mystical objects known as Dragon Balls. In order to fulfill his adoptive grandfather's dying request, Goku seeks to find the great master Roshi and gather all seven Dragon Balls, of which he has one. He must get all seven in order to prevent the evil Lord Piccolo from succeeding in his desire to use the Dragon Balls to take over the world
The children of Huang Shi ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
Hard boiled by John Woo( visu )
34 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 601 libraries worldwide
After his partner is killed, a vengeful cop and his undercover colleague take on the gun smugglers responsible for his death
The replacement killers by Antoine Fuqua( visu )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 455 libraries worldwide
After he betrays Mr. Wei, the ruthless crime boss who hired him to avenge his son's death, professional killer John Lee goes on the run. Enlisting the aid of beautiful document forger Meg Coburn, Lee attempts to return to his family in China before they are victimized by his betrayal
The killer by John Woo( visu )
44 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Jeffrey is The Killer, hired by the mob for one last job. Lee is the relentless cop trying to stop the killer at any cost. The two enemies form a strange and powerful bond that blur the lines between good and evil
The Corruptor ( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 432 libraries worldwide
"A hard-hitting tale of deception, violence and betrayal in New Yok City's Chinatown."--Container
Rang zi dan fei by Wen Jiang( visu )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Pocky Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from counselor Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical local gentry Master Huang as a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues
Die xue shuang xiong The killer by John Woo( visu )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in Chinese and No Linguistic Content and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Jeffrey is the killer hired by the mob for one last job. Lee is a relentless cop whose mission is to stop Jeffrey at all cost. The two enemies form a strange bond that blurs the line between good and evil. When Jeffrey is double-crossed by the mob in a shootout, Lee picks up his trail in a church while Jeffrey's mistress is caught in a crossfire
A better tomorrow ( visu )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 260 libraries worldwide
A Chinese "God Father" story which portrays countless difficulties & setbacks experienced by a couple of counterfeit money smugglers who have decided to wash their hands off their past and choose a better life. In this first part, Sung Tzu-hao, one of the main protagonists, is on his last "business" trip
Tong que tai ( visu )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 200 libraries worldwide
A Three Kingdoms-era palace and fortress filled with murderous intrigue. Everyone had their reasons for wanting Cao Cao dead, a character that was none other than the Three Kingdoms' most notorious warlord
La shou shen tan Hard-boiled ( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Tequila, a die-hard cop, stops at nothing to see that justice is done. To avenge his partner's murder, Tequila joins forces with a rebel cop, and then the body count mounts to a hair raising climax
City on fire by Lingdong Lin( visu )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 186 libraries worldwide
"An undercover cop sent to infiltrate a notorious crime ring, Ko Chow (Chow Yun-Fat) must replace a fellow officer who was killed in a violent confrontation. But, as he earns the trust of the syndicate, he develops a tight friendship with one of the thieves. Then, when a planned heist turns into a bolldy shoot-out with police, suspicions arise about who could be the informant!"
Wo hu cang long Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( visu )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 183 libraries worldwide
In 19th-century China, dedicated martial arts warrior Li Mu Bai is preparing to retire. He gives his magical 400-year-old sword, Green Destiny, to his partner in arms Shu Lien to entrust to nobleman Sir Te. Soon after, Green Destiny is stolen by a lithe young thief with knowledge of Wudan, the sacred, secret martial art of Li Mu Bai's sect. It turns out the thief is Jen, the daughter of the provincial governor, who chafes at the thought of the marriage her parents have arranged for her. Jen's governess and mentor is none other than Jade Fox, a legendary thief who murdered Li Mu Bai's master and stole his training manual. What follows is a tale of fighting and revenge, redemption and love
Curse of the golden flower ( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Binnen de paleismuren van de Verboden Stad in Peking in het jaar 928 onderhouden de familieleden van de meedogenloze keizer zich met liefde en verraad
Zong heng si hai Once a thief ( visu )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Chinese and English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Joe, Jim and Cherie have been partners in crime ever since their childhoods spent on the streets stealing to survive. Now world-class art thieves, their relationships and lives are put on the line when they agree to one last mission: steal a multi-million dollar painting for a mysterious client who's bent on revenge
 
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Alternative Names
Chou, Jun-fa.
Chou, Jun-fa, 1955-
Chow, Amon, 1955-
Chow, Yuen Fat 1955-
Chow, Yun-fat
Chow, Yun-Fat, 1955-
Fa Ren Zhou.
Fat, Chow Yun 1955-
Jun-fa Chou.
Shū, Junhatsu.
Shu, Junhatsu, 1955-
Yun-fat Chow.
Yun-Fat, Chow, 1955-
Zhou, Ren Fa.
Zhou Run Fa 1955-....
Zhou, Runfa.
Zhou, Runfa, 1955-
シュウ, ジュンハツ, 1955-
チョー, ユンファ
チョウ, ユンファ
周 潤發 1955-....
周潤發
周润发, 1955-
梁普智
Languages
Chinese (232)
English (166)
Spanish (29)
French (21)
German (18)
Multiple languages (5)
Manx (2)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Mandar (1)
Mandingo (1)
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