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To, Johnny

Overview
Works: 385 works in 1,292 publications in 7 languages and 8,242 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Crime films  Thrillers (Television programs)  Police films  Martial arts films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager, Film editor, pmn, fmd, Performer, Interviewee, Scenarist, Contributor, fmp, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Johnny To
Publications by Johnny To
Most widely held works by Johnny To
Exiled by Johnnie To( visu )
33 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 364 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 ( visu )
28 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 363 libraries worldwide
"A drug cartel boss who is arrested in a raid is coerced into betraying his former accomplices as part of an undercover operation."--IMDB
Election by Qifeng Du( visu )
51 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 235 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. Big D will do whatever it takes to win, but Lok defeats him when the respected Uncle Teng intervenes. Enraged, Big D prevents the ceremonial baton being transferred to his nemesis, this symbol of power signalling the ultimate transferral of authority. When the baton disappears onto the mainland, the dizzying fury of the triad society is unleashed and the real power struggle begins, with some ruthless action marking the wresting of the baton
Three ( visu )
18 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Chinese and held by 227 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
Hei she hui 2. Election 2 by Tianle Gu( visu )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 224 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
Heroic trio by Johnnie To( visu )
31 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Three female martial arts experts (each with her own superhero identity) team up to battle a powerful wizard who thinks that if he kidnaps all the babies in China he can eventually dominate the world
Duo ming jin by Qifeng Du( visu )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Delves into Hong Kong's money-obsessed culture through three characters whose destinies collide one fateful day when a loan shark gets assaulted after withdrawing 10 million Hong Kong dollars (HKD) from the bank
Fu chou = Vengeance by Johnnie To( visu )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 155 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 nearly killed his little girl
Shen tan = Mad detective by Johnny To( visu )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 129 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
Da shi jian by Qifeng Du( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 112 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
An zhan = Running out of time by Johnnie To( visu )
36 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 111 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
Wen que = Sparrow by Johnnie To( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 105 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
Bao ying by Yongchang Luo( visu )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
From acclaimed producer Johnnie To (Vengeance) and director Law Wing Cheong comes a hard-hitting thriller about one man pushed to the limits of revenge. After his daughter is abducted and killed, a powerful tycoon (Anthony Wong) appoints his ex-bodyguard (Richie Jen) to avenge her death by hunting down and videotaping the murders of everyone involved in the unsolved crime. But when his hired killer tracks down the mastermind, the tycoon faces the difficult decision of whether he can carry out the final execution himself. Loaded with pulse-pounding action and devious plot twists, it's a film that will keep you guessing until the final shot
The Mission by Qifeng Du( visu )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 95 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
Da zhi lao = Running on karma by Johnnie To( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 91 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 84 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
Fulltime killer by Johnny To( visu )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 80 libraries worldwide
A flamboyant assassin sets out to become the #1 killer by taking down his biggest rival
Blind detective = Man tam ( visu )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Forced to leave service after turning blind, former detective Johnston Chong See Tun (Andy Lau) ekes out his living by solving cold cases for police rewards. During a bank robbery case, he meets an attractive hit team inspector Goldie Ho Ka Tung. (Sammi Cheng). When Ho notices Chong's strong sense of hearing and smell, she enlists his help in a personal case and he decides to take a stab..."
Long feng dou by Johnnie To( visu )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Chinese and Multiple languages and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Anamorphic widescreen. A tale of jealousy and rekindled love
Che shou by Baorui Zheng( visu )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 67 libraries worldwide
An overconfident rookie in the Stealth Riders division, a secret police unit consisting of the best drivers on the force that take down criminals in the drag racing underworld, teams up with his veteran partner to take on a legendary escape driver who has never been caught. As they put together a strategic plan to take this criminal down they put the pedal to the metal in a death defying showdown with only their cars as weapons
 
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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 Director de cine de Hong Kong
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
جيمس تو
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-
Languages
Chinese (353)
English (53)
German (16)
French (15)
Spanish (12)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (3)
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