Barry Wong

Barry Wong (黃炳耀, 20 November 1946 – 16 October 1992), also known as Wong Ping-Yiu, was a Hong Kong screenwriter, film producer and actor. He was hailed as one of the most prolific screenwriters of Hong Kong cinema penning scripts for some of the top filmmakers and actors during the 1980s and early 1990s. Wong died from a heart attack on 16 October 1992.

Barry Wong Filmography

 

Poster for the movie "Fight Back to School"

Fight Back to School

Star Chow (Stephen Chow) is about to be kicked out of the Royal Hong Kong Police’s elite Special Duties Unit (SDU). But a senior officer decides to give him one last chance: Star must go undercover as a student at the Edinburgh High School in Hong Kong to recover the senior officer’s missing revolver. The undercover operation is made complicated when Star is partnered with Tat – an aging, incompetent police detective (Ng Man-Tat). However, … Read more

Curry and Pepper

Two cops–both best friends and partners–both become the subject of a beautiful news reporter’s documentary. The two soon find themselves competing for screen time as well as the love of the reporter while after a murderous arms dealer.

The Killer

Hong Kong’s preeminent director John Woo transforms genres from both the East and the West to create this explosive and masterful action film. Featuring Hong Kong’s greatest star, Chow Yun-fat, as a killer with a conscience, the film is an exquisite dissection of morals in a corrupt society, highlighted with slow-motion sequences of brilliantly choreographed gun battles on the streets of Hong Kong.