Anthony Wong

Anthony_WongAnthony Perry (born 2 September 1961), better known professionally as Wong Chau-Sang (黃秋生) or Anthony Wong, is a Hong Kong Film, Stage and TV Awards winning British-Hong Kong actor, screenwriter and film director.

Wong is perhaps best known in the West for his roles in the 1992 action film Hard Boiled, the 2002 critically acclaimed Infernal Affairs, and as General Yang in the 2008 Hollywood film The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. In 2015, he won Best actor for Lord of Shanghai.

After completing ATV’s training programme, he continued his training at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

He had stated in an interview that his mixed ethnicity initially caused him to be typecast as a villain, due to institutionalised racism in the Hong Kong film industry during this period.

He, however, won an Hong Kong Film Award for his performance as a real-life serial killer, who made meat buns from his victims’ flesh, in The Untold Story in 1993.

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In the following years, Wong appeared in a wide range of genre films including Rock n’ Roll Cop, Hard Boiled, The Heroic Trio, Infernal Affairs, The Mission and The Medallion. He had also several appearances in the popular Young and Dangerous film series as Tai Fei; a rival Triad gangster to Ekin Cheng’s character Chan Ho-nam, an ambitious Triad gangster, whom Tai Fei eventually befriends.

Wong had also appeared in a number of international English-language films including The Painted Veil and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

In 1995, Wong made his directorial debut with The New Tenant.

In 2014, Wong made his culinary debut in Dinner Confidential, where he would prepare one dish out of a table d’hote candle-lit dinner menu for guests.

In 2015, Wong became the first Hong Kong Actor to had won the Best lead actor role in TV and movies when he won 2015 TVB Anniversary Awards for Best Actor and Best Drama for Lord of Shanghai, marking his triumphant return to TVB. He also became the first Hong Kong actor to had won Best Actor awards in films, stage theatre and TV. He also became the first Hong Kong actor to ever won TVB’s Best Actor award on his first nomination. [Wikipedia.org]

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Poster for the movie "Young and Dangerous 5"

Young and Dangerous 5

Although Chicken does not make an appearance, Chan Ho Nam finds a new love interest in the form of Mei Ling (Shu Qi). Meanwhile, Tung Sing returns to cause trouble again for Hung Hing, in the form of new leader Szeto Ho Nam (Mark Cheng). Young and Dangerous 5 occurs during the transfer of Hong Kong sovereignty to China, with the “boys” becoming “men”, as they develop and mature into more business-like dealings.

Young and Dangerous 4

When the branch leader position is open for Tuen Mun, Chicken decides to run for it and is up against fellow Hung Hing member “Barbarian”, who resorts to ruthless Tung Sing member “Thunder Tiger” (Roy Cheung) for help in his candidacy. The triad also has to deal with finding a new chairman to the Hung Hing Society, Chiang Tin Yeung (Alex Man), Chiang Tin Sang’s older brother, who resides in Thailand. Young and Dangerous 4 … Read more

Fu Bo

A morgue assistant witnesses gut-wrenching autopsies and mutilated corpses on a daily basis. But strangest of all is the behaviour of his oddball colleagues. In another part of town, a professional killer views his job with grave misgiving. This tormented soul begins to act in an increasingly erratic manner much to the consternation of his triad bosses. The third character is a cook who works in a prison. His job is to cook for inmates … Read more

Erotic Nightmare

Anthony Wong is a rich sex-deprived man who meets a Monk, who offers him an erotic dream. He becomes addicted to the dream and falls in love with the beautiful female student in it. Unfortunately, the dream is part of the Monk’s conspiracy to obtain or destroy all that matters to him. Once Wong finally finishes his dream, things start going horribly wrong.

A Lamb in Despair

Chinese-American Wu and his friend Paul are accused of killing 25 women in the United States.

Young and Dangerous 2

The story in Young and Dangerous 2 is told in two parts: the first focuses on Chicken and his exile in Taiwan skipped over in the first film. The second half deals with the Hung Hing Society trying to ally with Chicken’s Taiwanese triad “San Luen.” The character “Banana” (Jerry Lam) is recruited into Ho Nam’s circle. At the same time, an election to obtain the branch leadership status of Causeway Bay is underway, with … Read more

Brother of Darkness

A criminal is terrorizing his family when he is in jail until then his brother gets enough.

The Underground Banker

A man’s family is torn apart when his wife takes a loan from a loan shark who will stop at nothing to get his money back.

3 Days of a Blind Girl

The wife of a heart surgeon, suffering from temporary blindness, is home alone. But a strange man ingratiates himself into her household in order to avenge the seduction and death of his wife, for which the surgeon appears responsible…

Daughter of Darkness

The police suspect a young teenager who was horrifically abused by her family and raped by her father of finally snapping and slaughtering them all.

Love To Kill

A woman looks to a cop for help against her abusive husband, who constantly rapes, beats, and belittles her and her son, but the husband catches wind of the cop’s plan.

Viva Erotica

Sing’s last two films were flops, but he is given the helm on a Category III sex film and has to cope with a leading lady who won’t do nude scenes, Triad backers, and a crumbling relationship with his girlfriend.

Century of the Dragon

Rookie policeman Shing (Louis Koo) grapples with right and wrong in this action-packed story about Hong Kong gangsters. Assigned to go undercover, Shing is so successful in playing the part of a gang member that he becomes right-hand man to gang leader Fei Ling (Andy Lau). Shing comes to respect Fei Ling and question his original motives, but the troubled cop must make a crucial decision before rival gangs and impatient cops move in for … Read more

Motorway

Two police pursuit drivers, a hothead rookie and his long-suffering, almost-retired mentor, face off against an escape car driver from the latter’s past.

Full Contact

In an effort to get his buddy out of a gambling debt, Jeff agrees to join forces with Judge in a weapons heist. The job goes bad and Judge betrays Jeff. Jeff plots the ultimate revenge on Judge and his followers and it is a question of whether he can follow through with his plan.

Fist Power

Cheuk is a mainland security officer who’s thrown into a race against the clock when he discovers a man is holding an entire school hostage in exchange for his adopted son, so it’s up to Cheuk to use his formidable martial arts skills to retrieve the boy and bring him back before the man decides to kill everyone.

I Corrupt All Cops

In the early 1970s, the Governor of Hong Kong decided to clean up the police force. The ICAC was established, whose operation branch was headed by Yim. Bong and Unicorn also joined the ICAC. Despite threats of violence and intimidation, they managed to bring about the downfall of the empire of graft.

The Big Score

Wong Jing wrote and directed this film, he also co-stars as a shady and bumbling individual who’s forced to confront the people who have maimed his best friend and killed the poor guys family. They’ve also made his life extremely miserable. Danny Lee plays a cop who’s job is to protect Wong Jing from a gang of sadistic gangsters. As in all of Wong Jing films, the villains are just plain rotten and they love … Read more

Executioners

Set some time after The Heroic Trio (1993) the city has been devastated by a nuclear attack. An evil deformed villain controls the city’s scarce water supply, exerting influence over both a popular leader and a militarist colonel. The trio of Chat the Thief catcher, Ching, and Wonder Woman (along with her young daughter) have to avert a military takeover and find clean headwaters to save the city.

The Mad Monk

Stephen Chow plays an angel-type being in this movie, in where he bets the other people in Heaven that he can change the ways of 3 misguided souls and make them better people. Resurrected as a monk, he must stop a prostitute, a beggar, and an all-around bad guy from being what they are (and have been for generations). To add to all of this, he must do this in 3 Heaven days!!!

The Heroic Trio

An invisible woman is kidnapping newborn babies who are destined to be emperors and delivering them to the mysterious subterranean supernatural Evil Master. The police are powerless, and the city must be saved by three very different women who share a terrible past. Anita Mui plays the mild-mannered wife of a police inspector who’s also the mask-wearing, sword-slinging and knife-throwing crime fighter, Wonder Woman. Maggie Cheung plays the shotgun-toting, hard-boiled bounty hunter, Thief Catcher. Michelle … Read more

Lucky Encounter

Two inventors encounter a friendly little ghost, and stumble onto a plot to capture the ghost’s uncle who was responsible for his untimely death. However, the inventors are warned by a spiritual master that humans and ghosts cannot co-exist in the same room at the same time. Doing so would cause a drainage of humans’ life force.

Casino Raiders II

Chicken Feet (Andy Lau) assists in running an honorable gambling den owned by the crippled Uncle Fan (Siu-Ming Lau) and his son Kit (Wong Kit). Having previously tried to shut down the gambling den and take over by paralyzing Fan and framing Kit for another man’s murder, ruthless local Triad boss, James (Kelvin Wong) goes a step further by murdering Fan. Driven only by money and the pursuit of two valuable ‘Jade stones’, James kidnaps … Read more

The Twins Effect

An evil Duke attempts to kill and collect the blood of a royal family of European vampires in order to become all powerful. The only surviving member of the family travels to Hong Kong, only to complicate his struggle by falling in love with a mortal girl who just happens to have a vampire hunter for a brother.

The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake

When the women of her time had their feet bound to please men, Qiu Jin was already questioning the sexual inequality of feudal traditions. Free-spirited and well-educated, she grew up practicing martial arts and was as well versed in poetry as she was in sword-fighting. When this rebellious girl moved to Beijing with her husband, she witnessed how her country was raided and ravaged by foreign powers. With the encouragement of her neighbor Wu Zhiying, … Read more

Give Them a Chance

Back in 2001, action director Sam Wong Ming-Sing shepherded a young group of lower-class dancers into the semi-big leagues. Thanks to great effort and timely sponsorship, the troupe was able to display their hip-hop street dance stylings as back-up dancers in Andy Lau’s summer concert.

Fascination Amour

Lau is a spoiled playboy who’s on fiancée number 8 – and makes sport of getting rid of them. With his entourage (including an amusing Anthony Wong) in tow, he boards the cruise ship Fascination with the intent of ridding himself of his latest set-up. However, he didn’t count on falling for heiress Sandy who is – no surprise here – the only girl who can withstand his “money buys all” attitude. Things aren’t that … Read more

Highway Man

Easygoing Cheung ( Julian Cheung ) is a car magazine writer by day, and street racer by night. Uptight Lion King (Michael Lam), who enjoys scalding hot baths to build up his pain threshold, is his sworn rival. Lo Yi is the cop assigned to stop them from terrorizing the streets. With the help of veteran racer ‘Doctor’, can Cheung put Lion King permanently in second ? And will he ever treat his girlfriend better … Read more

Cop Image

Anthony Wong plays a traffic cop who is obsessed with action films. He wants to be a real life hero and gets his chance when he becomes involved in a botched bank robbery case.

Taxi Hunter

Kin (Anthony Wong) is a hard-working insurance salesman with a very pregnant wife. When his wife starts haemorrhaging, he calls a taxi, but it leaves when someone else offers more money. After his wife dies, Kin vows to get revenge on all taxi drivers by taking them out one at a time.

Cat and Mouse

Zhan Zhao (Andy Lau) is a court officer who learns of a plot to assassinate Judge Bao (Anthony Wong). While on holiday he meets a young man named Bai (Cecilia Cheung) who turns out to be a woman. Zhan Zhao tries to recruit Bai to help him stop the assassination of Judge Bao.

A-1 Headline

Ling is a fashion columnist whose ex-boyfriend died in a car accident. Debt collectors Fei and Ma are eyewitnesses on the scene and Fei is certain that Peter’s death is more than just an accident. The weird and suspicious act that news Chief Editor Tsang recently displays convinces Ling of what Fei says. Ling pleads for the assistance of both Fei and Ma. With newspaper photographer Kei also volunteering to help, the quartet embanks on … Read more

Beast Cops

Ruthlessly realistic, and vivid and unremitting in its uncompromising brutality and honesty, Beast Cops is a visceral and hard-hitting exploration of the dichotomous existence of two cops charged with upholding the law, while balancing on a moral knife-edge. Compelling and controversial, with a breakout performance of startling intensity from leading man Anthony Wong, this raw and enticing action-thriller has mesmerized audiences worldwide with its disturbing examination of the subjective and marginal morality, which inhabits the … Read more

Mongkok Story

A young waiter joins a triad with a nice guy boss, and becomes involved in a war of retribution with a vicious bisexual gang leader whom they offend.

Teaching Sucks

Anthony Wong and Jan Lamb are unenthusiastic teachers till new colleague Cathy Tsui rekindles their interest in school and life.

Midnight Zone

This film is put together by three city ghost stories that occurred after midnight. The first story describes a loud mouth slacker cop encounters after being ordered to guard a murder scene alone. The second has a couple accidentally hit someone while driving but could not find the victim’s body. The third is about a bad son who is afraid his late mother would return for revenge, so he would rather spend nights playing mah … Read more

Big Bullet

Hotheaded cop Bill Zhu (Lau Ching-wan) gets relegated to the Emergency Unit after a dustup with his inept boss. When the mob kills Zhu’s pal and ex-colleague (Francis Ng) during a turf-war hit, he rounds up his motley department cohorts and embarks on a mission of revenge against the gangsters. The pursuit of the baddies culminates in a hair-raising showdown atop a hijacked transport plane in this action thriller.

What A Hero!

Yuen Tak Wah (Andy Lau) has been practicing Taekwondo since he was a kid and becomes an expert at it with his best trick being the 720 Degree Whirlwind Kick. Wah later becomes a cop and uses his good skills to contribute in cracking cases which leads to the jealousy of Officer Cheung Yeung (Roy Cheung), the leader of the rival team. Cheung is also a Taekwondo expert who has a won a championship at … Read more

A Moment of Romance II

A street racer encounters a mainland courtesan under an extraordinary circumstances. A moment of Romance between them follows after.