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Chow, Yun-fat

Overview
Works: 443 works in 1,390 publications in 13 languages and 18,971 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Love stories  Biographical films  Historical films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( visu )
72 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,419 libraries worldwide
Set in 19th century China, this film follows two martial-arts masters Li Mu Bai and Yu Shu Lien as they battle against evil forces to regain the stolen Green Destiny sword and defeat long-time foe Jade Fox. To succeed they must overcome an unknown warrior, the supremely-skilled Jen, who is fighting against an arranged marriage. In the process Li is torn between his deep and long-denied feelings for Shu, and his wish to tame and teach Jen
Pirates of the Caribbean by Walt Disney( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 2,079 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 )
44 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,755 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 by Yimou Zhang( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 1,294 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 3 languages and held by 850 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
Pirates of the Caribbean ( visu )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
"In an increasingly shaky alliance, Will Turner ..., Elizabeth Swann ... and Captain Barbossa begin a desperate quest to find and rescue [Captain Jack Sparrow]"--Container
Hard boiled by John Woo( visu )
41 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 790 libraries worldwide
After his partner is killed, a vengeful cop and his undercover colleague take on the gun smugglers responsible for his death
Dragonball evolution ( visu )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 695 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 )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 619 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
The replacement killers by Antoine Fuqua( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 472 libraries worldwide
John Lee, a professional hit man, defies the orders of a ruthless crime boss, putting not only his own life but his family's at stake. Desperate to get home, Lee enlists the aid of a document forger, and together they fend off the "replacement killers" hired to murder them
The Corruptor ( visu )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 446 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 427 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
The killer by John Woo( visu )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 396 libraries worldwide
"Jeffrey, a hired killer, wants out of the crime world but agrees to one last job. During the fatal assignment, he accidentially blinds cabaret singer Jennie. Haunted by guilt, he befriends her and consents to yet one more killing to finance a sight-saving operation for her. His final contract is to kill the head of a drug syndicate through an agent named Sydney."--AFI Online Catalogue
Die xue shuang xiong = The killer by John Woo( visu )
37 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in Chinese and No Linguistic Content and held by 324 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 by John Woo( visu )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A gangster is caught between loyalty to his down-and-out partner and to his rookie-cop younger brother
City on fire by Lingdong Lin( visu )
25 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 217 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!"
Tong que tai ( visu )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 203 libraries worldwide
In Three Kingdoms-era China (late 190s and 200s), warlord Cao Cao defeats many rival warlords to gain supremacy in northern China and set mself up to replace the emperor, while young lovers Lingju and Mu Shun are trained by his enemies to assassinate him. The palace and fortress are filled with murderous intrigue, with many who had their reasons for wanting Cao Cao, the most notorious warlod, dead
Curse of the golden flower ( visu )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 179 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
Dà Shànghăi The last tycoon ( visu )
5 editions published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Cheng Daqi is framed by the police chief and sent to prison. He escapes from prison with his cellmate and works his way up in the mob. Cheng becomes the most powerful mob boss in Shanghai and must rule and empire
Kongzi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Confucius is a leader whose wisdom and cunning were more powerful than any sword. In a sweeping battlefield epic, Confucius finds his land threatened by the fires of war. After leading the nation's most powerful army to victory against hordes of invaders, the new hero finds even greater danger in the jealous eyes of the aristocrats he fought to protect
 
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Alternative Names
Chou, Jun-fa.
Chou, Jun-fa 1955-
Chow 1955- Amon
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 1955- Runfa
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 (200)
English (171)
Spanish (19)
French (16)
German (6)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (3)
Turkish (2)
Manx (2)
Russian (1)
Japanese (1)
Mandar (1)
Mandingo (1)
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