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]

Anthony Wong filmograpahy

Poster for the movie "Ip Man: The Final Fight"

Ip Man: The Final Fight

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to defend life and honor, he has no choice but to fight one last time…

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My Name Ain’t Suzie

The Suzie in the title refers to The World Of Suzy Wong, a great novel by British author Richard Mason which was made into a terrible Hollywood movie in 1960. Like Suzy, Shu Mei goes to work in a bar in Wanchai around the late 1950s, where sailors and foreign money are plentiful. But there isn’t much similarity beyond this.

Poster for the movie "Still Human"

Still Human

A paralysed and hopeless Hong Kong man meets his new Filipino carer, who has put her dream on hold and come to the city to earn a living. These two strangers live under the same roof through different seasons. As they learn more about each other, they also learn more about themselves. Together, they learn about how to face the different seasons of life.

Poster for the movie "Armageddon"

Armageddon

The world’s ten most influential scientists are being mysteriously killed, one by one, spontaneously combusted, microwaved to death, or otherwise. Another scientist, software prodigy Dr. Ken, searches for clues to these bizarre happenings only to see his fiancee apparently return from the dead. As indications point to the end of the world, It appears that Dr. Ken may be the only one who can save humanity.

Poster for the movie "Gen-Y Cops"

Gen-Y Cops

When terrorists abduct a deadly government attack robot, the call is put out to the Gen-Y Cops, an elite task force with lethal fighting skills. Together with a trigger-happy FBI agent, the Gen-Y Cops race against time to destroy the robot before it destroys their city.

Poster for the movie "On the Edge"

On The Edge

After working as an undercover in a triad for 8 years, Sheng finally arrests the triad leader and resumes his duties as a police officer. However, life does not return to normal as he is faced with suspicions colleagues and even trailed by the investigations team. One day, he meets some triad members whom he has earlier befriended as an undercover agent and is forced into a corner when asked to collaborate with them once … Read more

Poster for the movie "Black Mask"

Black Mask

Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed “701.” The 701 squad is used for many government missions, but after one of the agents kills a team of policemen in an uncontrollable rage, the government decides to abort the project and eliminate all the subjects. Chui Chik helped the … Read more

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Punished

Real estate tycoon Wong Ho-Chiu (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang) suffers great pain when his daughter Daisy (Janice Man) is kidnapped and killed. Wong Ho-Chiu turns to his trusted bodyguard Chor (Richie Ren) to seek out the perpetrators and exact revenge. Wong Ho-Chiu goes one step further and orders Chor to videotape each of their executions. Once Chor tracks down the final perpetrator Wong Ho-Chiu decides to kill that person himself. When Wong Ho-Chiu learns about the … Read more

Poster for the movie "True Women for Sale"

True Women for Sale

The story revolves around two women in the grassroots of Hong Kong society, struggling to survive and haunted by demons in their respective pasts. The literal translation of the Chinese film title is “I do not sell my body, I sell my uterus”.

Poster for the movie "Mr Cinema"

Mr Cinema

Zhou Heung Kong (Anthony Wong) runs the film projector in a Hong Kong cinema and staunchly embraces a left-wing viewpoint. Dedicated to his work, he screens movies over the course of decades, while also witnessing turbulent events of the times, including riots and other indicators of social change.

Poster for the movie ""

The Mobfathers

Every three years, the five leading gangs elect a representative to stand for election to be the mobfather of the underworld. Each of the candidates has his strength and his weaknesses, and there is understandably a decided lack of trust amongst the gangs. With each fighting for his gang’s own vested interests, what will be the outcome?

Poster for the movie "On the Edge"

On the Edge

After working as an undercover in a triad for 8 years, Sheng (Nick Cheung) finally arrests the triad leader (Francis Ng) and resumes his duties as a police officer. However, life does not return to normal as he is faced with suspicions colleagues and even trailed by the investigations team. One day, he meets some triad members whom he has earlier befriended as an undercover. Sheng forced into a corner when asked to collaborate with … Read more

Poster for the movie "Isabella"

Isabella

On the eve of the transfer of power over Macao to the People’s Republic of China, a police officer finds himself in the throes of a dreadful crisis – both in his career and in his private life. Already thrown off course for having been suspended on a corruption charge, shortly afterwards, he has an encounter that completely changes his life. Hoping to compensate for his failed career, Shing seeks comfort in the arms of … Read more

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2 Young

A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she’s pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.

Poster for the movie "McDull, Prince de la Bun"

McDull, Prince de la Bun

To secure a better future, Mrs Mc sends her son McDull (who is a piglet attending kindergarten) to many different classes and she has also bought her grave on mortgage. Inspired by J K Rowling, Mrs Mc tries her hand at writing. At bedtime, she tells McDull the story she wrote although McDull keeps asking her to read him Harry Potter instead. The story she wrote is actually the story of McDull’s father, McBing, Prince … Read more

Poster for the movie "Colour of the Truth"

Colour of the Truth

A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.

Poster for the movie "The Mission"

The Mission

Triad boss Lung (Eddy Ko), who has just escaped being killed in an assassination attempt hires the killers Curtis (Anthony Wong), James (Lam Suet), Mike (Roy Cheung), Roy (Francis Ng) and Shin (Jackie Lui) for his protection.

Poster for the movie "A Simple Life"

A Simple Life

The relationship between a middle-aged man (Andy Lau) and the elderly woman (Deanie Ip), who has been the family’s helper for sixty years.

Poster for the movie "Visible Secret"

Visible Secret

Urban tale of fantasies, genre greatly favoured by Hong-Kong cinematography, the latest movie of filmmaker Ann Hui combines elements of horror films with other comical aspects to offer an intriguing and terrifying work of great visual strength.

Poster for the movie "My Life as McDull"

My Life as McDull

McDull is not the brightest kid on the block, but he continuously tries to do his best to please his mother. Still it seems he may not be destined for great things like she wishes, but McDull strives to try anyway.

Poster for the movie "The Untold Story 2"

The Untold Story 2

The blood flows freely in this sequel to the first Untold Story, which now finds Anthony Wong Chau-Sang in a different role; in a film that is just as violent and frightening as the original. An unhappily married couple invite the wife’s beautiful cousin, who has survived a horrifying experience in Mainland China, to live with them. She has her own special way of overcoming hardship and becomes the master of the barbecue

Poster for the movie "The Untold Story"

The Untold Story

In 1978 in Hong Kong, a grisly murder takes place. Eight years later, on a Macao beach, kids discover the severed hands of a fresh victim. A squadron of coarse, happy-go-lucky cops investigate, and suspicion falls on Wong Chi Hang, the new owner of Eight Immortals Restaurant, which serves delicious pork bao. The hands belong to the missing mother of the restaurant’s former owner; he and his family have disappeared; staff at the restaurant continue … Read more

Poster for the movie "Ebola Syndrome"

Ebola Syndrome

Kai San is a sleazy and despicable bastard of the most epic proportions. After being caught screwing the wife of his boss, he goes on a killing spree and flees Hong Kong. 10 years later, Kai finds himself working as a restaurant chef in South Africa. Overworked, underpaid, berated, and extorted by the restaurant owners who know of his fugitive status, Kai is a ticking time bomb…

Poster for the movie "The Sleep Curse"

The Sleep Curse

“The King of Gore” Herman Yau returns with a gruesome tale that follows the cursed life of a young translator who collaborated with the enemy during Japan’s wartime occupation. He is tormented by guilt after turning his back on the comfort women who were mercilessly murdered. Forty-five years later, his sin comes back to haunt his son, a professor specializing in sleeping disorders who begins a terrible experiment to exorcise his father’s ghost.

What Is a Good Teacher

Mr. Kong is not a typical Hong Kong teacher. He isn’t happy just teaching his students in his class, but he would rather go to rave parties and play along with them, as well as follow his female students and sit with them in their revision classes. However, by the time Mr. Kong wins the hearts of his students, the school revealed that he is not qualified to be a teacher.

Poster for the movie "Raped by an Angel 4: The Rapist's Union"

Raped by an Angel 4: The Rapist’s Union

CIA agent turned HIV positive sexual predator Daniel (Ben Ng) uses his wealth and collection of high-tech gadgets to prey on unsuspecting women. After arranging for the prison breakout of notorious rapists “Rain Killer” Chan Kok-Wan (Ankee Leung) and “Tuen Mun Rapist” Ko Sheung-wai ( Chan Chi-Fai), Daniel invites the men to ravage the two women he has chained in the basement. He next sets his sights on Kwan Shi-han (Suki Kwan), the romance novelist … Read more

Poster for the movie "Fight Back to School 3"

Fight Back to School 3

Stephen Chow returns as Chow Sing-Sing, the obnoxious undercover cop who seems to get into all sorts of trouble, only this time he doesn’t go back to school. Instead, Chow goes undercover as the husband of a wealthy socialite (Anita Mui), which doesn’t sit well with his fiancée played by Cheung Man who tries to convince Chow to quit working as undercover.

Poster for the movie "A Man Called Hero"

A Man Called Hero

Episodic saga from the first half of the 20th century follows Hero Hua from an ill-omened June day in his youth to a showdown 17 years later with a disaffected member of his martial-arts school, a Japanese named Invincible. Tensions between Chinese and Japanese, plus U.S. racism, mark the tale. Hero marries Jade, leaves her in China when he goes to America as an indentured servant, rebels against cruel labor conditions, and is joined by … Read more

Poster for the movie "Just One Look"

Just One Look

Set in 70s Hong Kong, Just One Look actually tells of Fan (Shawn Yu), whose policeman father commits suicide in a cinema toilet, but Fan believes he was murdered by a gangster nicknamed ‘Crazy’ (Anthony Wong). Ten years later Fan contemplates avenging his father’s death. Meanwhile, he and best friend Ming (Wong Yu Nam), who are movie fans and sell their family wares outside the local cinema, decide to enlist for kung fu lessons after … Read more

Poster for the movie "Exiled"

Exiled

A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen – those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him. Synopsis The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. For the jaded hit men, they wonder where this journey will end. Against this background … Read more

Poster for the movie "Hard Boiled"

Hard Boiled

A take-no-prisoners cop is on the trail of the triads when his partner is killed during a gun battle. His guilt propels him into an all-out war against the gang, including an up-and-coming soldier in the mob who turns out to be an undercover cop. The two men must come to terms with their allegiance to the force and their loyalty to each other as they try to take down the gangsters.

Poster for the movie "Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen"

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher’s death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives from overseas and befriends a local mafia boss. That man is a disguised Chen Zhen, who intends to infiltrate the mob when they form an alliance with the Japanese. Disguising himself as a caped fighter by night, Chen intends to take out everyone involved as … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Medallion"

The Medallion

A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.

Poster for the movie "Love Contractually"

Love Contractually

A strict female CEO of an insurance company has already given up on love and believes that only the love towards a child is true and eternal. Thus, she decides to have her own child so she “borrows” sperm from a delivery man whom she hired, but things start to get out of hand when the two starts to fall in love with each other.

Poster for the movie "Cook Up a Storm"

Cook Up a Storm

A Cantonese street cook and his chief rival, a French-trained Michelin-starred chef, discover they have a lot in common as they prepare for a world-famous culinary competition. An international culinary competition becomes a battleground between rival cooks, one famous for his Cantonese street food and the other a Michelin-starred chef trained in France. But their rivalry takes an unexpected turn when they discover a common foe and combine their skills in a fusion of East … Read more

Poster for the movie "Infernal Affairs"

Infernal Affairs

Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race against time to expose the mole within their midst.

Poster for the movie "12 Golden Ducks"

12 Golden Ducks

Poster for the movie "12 Golden Ducks"

12 Golden Ducks (2015)

84 min - Drama, Comedy - 19 February 2015
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Devastated by a love affair, former in-demand gigolo Future Chang (played by Sandra Ng) retreats to Thailand, leading the life a dissolute. Thanks to the intervention of his high school teacher, Mr. Lo, Future summons the courage to return to Hong Kong. With the help of his friend Ricky, a gym trainer, he works hard to get back into shape, determined to make a comeback in the “duck” (male escort) trade. To Future’s surprise, Hong Kong has undergone a dramatic transformation since he left the city. Even the rules of the duck trade have completely changed! In order to ply his trade, Future is reduced seeking clients at an old age nursery home for women. Meanwhile, the places where women can buy happiness have become much more accessible, operating in neighborhood establishments such as a Thai restaurant…Determined to adapt to their new environment, Future and his desperate cohorts Dick Wide, Nebula and Broker Chan decide to dedicate themselves to satisfying the needs of their new client.

Director:  Matt Chow

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Devastated by a love affair, former in-demand gigolo Future Chang (played by Sandra Ng) retreats to Thailand, leading the life a dissolute. Thanks to the intervention of his high school teacher, Mr. Lo, Future summons the courage to return to Hong Kong. With the help of his friend Ricky, a gym trainer, he works hard to get back into shape, determined to make a comeback in the “duck” (male escort) trade. To Future’s surprise, Hong Kong has undergone a dramatic transformation since he left the city. Even the rules of the duck trade have completely changed! In order to ply his trade, Future is reduced seeking clients at an old age nursery home for women. Meanwhile, the places where women can buy happiness have become much more accessible, operating in neighborhood establishments such as a Thai restaurant…Determined to adapt to their new environment, Future and his desperate cohorts Dick Wide, Nebula and Broker Chan decide to dedicate themselves to satisfying the needs of their new client.


Collections: Matt Chow

Genres: Drama, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong,   China
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  19 February 2015

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Runtime:  1 h 24 min

Devastated by a love affair, former in-demand gigolo Future Chang (played by Sandra Ng) retreats to Thailand, leading the life a dissolute.

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Poster for the movie "Simply Actors"

Simply Actors

When undercover cops start losing their lives to drug lords who blame their demise on “poor acting”, the Police Force counters by sending Hong Kong’s Finest to acting school.

Poster for the movie "Gangster Payday"

Gangster Payday

Wong Kam-Kwei, a gang boss on the decline, overseeing bathhouses and karaoke bars, falls for a small restaurant owner, Mei. He begins to help her business, and learns that Mei is already in love with Leung, a member of his gang. He’s also like a brother to Kam-Kwei. When a rival gang hoping to steal his territory kills Leung, the only thing left for Kam-Kwei to do now is to protect Mei and avenge Leung.

Poster for the movie "The Four 3"

The Four 3

The reputation of the Four constables survives, but since Emotionless’s departure, there have been changes at the Divine Constabulary. The four Coldblood, Iron Hands, Life Snatcher, rescue Zhuge Zhengwo from An Yunshan’s mountain fortress, then with the Emperor and Di armies, they attack. But An Yunshan absorbs their power, which means the constables and their allies now face their most lethal opponent yet, a nearly invincible kung fu master who won’t stop until he has … Read more