Daniel Wu

Daniel Wu Yin-cho (吴彦祖, born September 30, 1974) is a Hong Kong based American actor, director and producer, currently starring as Sunny in the AMC martial arts drama series Into the Badlands.

Since his film debut in 1998, he has been featured in over 60 films. Wu has been called “the young Donnie Yen,” and is known as a “flexible and distinctive” leading actor in the Chinese-language film industry.

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Daniel Wu filmography

The Peeping

Private detective Calvin is hired to tape the sex life of a female politician Kwai Fung Ming, but falls for her instead. He decides to help her counter-attack Law Sau Nam, who is the mastermind to discredit Kwai. Unexpectedly, Law is only one of the tools in this war.

Night Corridor

When Sam searches for answers in the mysterious accident that has befallen his twin, he soon wonders if anyone close to him can be trusted.

Beijing Rocks

A rock and roll story that portrays the decay of political and cultural lacunae that have separated China and Hong Kong for so long.

Protégé

Undercover officer Nick had spent the last seven years penetrating into the core of a drug ring working his way up from a street dealer post to the managerial position handling cargo deliveries for Kwan – the biggest player in the local heroin market. When the ailing Kwan makes Nick his protégé, Nick could not but sway before money and power and starts to perform his role like a real drug trafficker.

Drink-Drank-Drunk

A romantic comedy, the film is about Siu Min, a Budweiser girl who takes pity on Michael (Daniel), an ethnic Chinese restaurateur from France drinking away his misfortune because his food is too sophisticated for (and thus unpopular with) the working class neighborhood in which both work. Unsatisfied with spending her days as a beer girl, the ambitious Siu Min becomes Michael’s partner in the restaurant business, and eventually falls in love with him. Michael, … Read more

Sky on Fire

The chief security officer at a top-secret medical facility finds himself caught in an explosive battle when a young thief and his accomplices steal a groundbreaking curative medicine. After discovering the true origins of the medicine, the officer must decide who he can trust to protect the cure from falling into the wrong hands, and prevent an all-out war from bringing the city to its knees.

Gorgeous

When Ah Bu, a girl from a small fishing town in Taiwan, finds a glass bottle with a romantic message, she travels to Hong Kong to find her prince charming. As it turns out, her prince charming, Albert, happens to be gay. But all is not lost when Ah Bu meets the dashing Chi Wu. Meanwhile, Ah Bu’s boyfriend from Taiwan comes looking for her, as the action and romance follow Ah Bu back to … Read more

Hit Team

An undercover cop badly injured in a raid is blamed for the raid’s failure and thrown out of the police department. His injuries result in his being paralyzed form the waist down, and doctors tell him that if he doesn’t have an operation within a few months, the paralysis will be permanent. His friends in the police department decide that, since the underworld was responsible for their friend’s injuries, the money for the operation should … Read more

Divergence

A cop, a lawyer, and an assassin cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and the kidnapping of a famous pop star.

Caught In Time

A detective tracks down a gang of criminals ten years after they initially evaded arrest.

Gen-X Cops

Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a shipload of explosives.

No. 7 Cherry Lane

Set in Hong Kong in 1967 — a time of complex politics when it was still a British colony — No. 7 Cherry Lane revolves around a love triangle between a university student, a single mother and her teenage daughter. During the rise of the materialistic comfort of life in the 1960s, there emerges an undercurrent of danger in Hong Kong. Ji yuan tai qi hao tells the tale of Ziming, a Hong Kong University … Read more

Rob-B-Hood

For never-do-well compulsive gambler Fong, there’s only one thing more fearsome than debtors at his doorstep – having to coax a crying baby. But what if the baby becomes his golden goose to fend off his debtors? Can he overcome his phobia of diapers, milk bottles, and cloying lullabies?

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

Mainlander & financial analyst Cheng Zixin (Gao Yuan-Yuan), who followed her then boyfriend Owen (Terence Yin) to Hong Kong, runs into her ex-boyfriend while riding the bus. Owen is now with his pregnant wife and when his wife spots Owen talking to his ex she she freaks out. Cheng hurriedly gets off the bus and, being in a daze, is almost run over by a car. A haggard drunk named Fang (Daniel Wu) then saves … Read more

One Night in Mongkok

Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader’s son. Next day, he seeks revenge on his brother, a rival boss. He calls on Liu, a fixer, to import a hit man from the mainland. Lai Fu, a tough and youthful hick, arrives with a day pass. The cops, led by the morose Milo, hear about the killer; they open a full-scale Christmas Eve operation to find the … Read more

Beyond Our Ken

A month after Wai Ming broke up with Ken, she finds nude pictures of her on his website. To get back at him, she teams up with his new girlfriend.

Born Wild

Upon discovering that his estranged twin brother Lok has died, Joe’s investigation of Lok’s troubled past sends him to the world of underground boxing, where he suspects the opponent killed Lok during a bout. Sorely Joe finds himself unleashing his own animalistic instincts as he comes face to face with his brother’s possible killer.

Love Undercover

A young policewoman is picked for an undercover job–getting close enough to a gangster’s son so that she can plant a microphone at a table where the gangsters make their deals. Complications arise when she finds herself falling for him.

Young and Dangerous: The Prequel

Showcasing the earlier years of Chan Ho Nam (Nicholas Tse) and Chicken (Sam Lee), this prequel tells of their time during their willingness to follow Hung Hing’s “Uncle Bee”. The film co-stars Shu Qi and Daniel Wu.

City of Glass

The story of man and ex-girlfriend found dead after a car crash and how their children come together to retell the story.

2000 AD

The Y2K Bug. Real Warfare vs Electronic Gaming. Peter Tong, a carefree Hong Kong youngster, finds himself drawn into the web of a deadly espionage conspiracy. A clandestine organization schemes to use the Y2K Bug to cause mayhem throughout Asia. To survive, Peter has to call on reserves of courage and stamina he has never needed before.

Shinjuku Incident

Iron Zhao aka Steelhead, a truck repairman from China’s Northeast, and settles down as an illegal immigrant in Tokyo. After a series of run-ins with the Yakuza, he rises to power as the Don of Chinese illegal immigrants. However, things get out of control when he’s foolish enough to believe in clean getaways in a world that offers none, and soon comes to seal his own fate.

Naked Weapon

A mysterious woman, known as Madame M, kidnaps forty pre-teen girls and transports them to a remote island to train them as the most deadly assassins. CIA operative Jack Chen follows the case for 6 years with no leads, but when a series of assassinations begin to occur, Jack suspects that Madame M is back in business.

I Am Somebody

I Am Somebody (Chinese: 我是路人甲) is a 2015 drama film written and directed by Derek Yee about extras working at the Hengdian World Studios. A Chinese-Hong Kong co-production, the film was released in China on July 3, 2015. The film opened the 2015 Shanghai International Film Festival on June 12, 2015 and was released in China on July 3, 2015.

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 2

Hong Kong action auteur Johnnie To indulges his silly side with this hilariously inventive sequel to his hit romantic comedy, about two former lovers who find themselves irresistibly drawn back together — despite the fact that each of them is engaged to someone else.

Overheard 3

Law was a chauffeur for the rural tycoon Luk, and he was jailed for killing a major land owner in a car accident. It was rumored that Luk was behind the land owner’s death, which gave Luk a competitive edge in the native apartment development deal. When Law gets out of prison five years later, the world has changed. Luk’s corporation has grown more powerful, while Luk’s right-hand man Keung has his own agenda to … Read more

That Demon Within

By a strange twist of fate, dutiful Hong Kong policeman Dan saves the life of the leader of a violent gang of armed robbers. When they commit another crime, Dan is determined to put an end to their activities. He works with the leader, whom the gang had betrayed, to engineer a plan to wreak havoc within the gang and let the gangsters kill one another. But it becomes increasingly obvious to Dan and to … Read more

Overheard 2

Overheard 2 is a 2011 Hong Kong crime thriller film produced by Derek Yee, written and directed by Alan Mak and Felix Chong and starring Lau Ching Wan, Louis Koo and Daniel Wu. It is a sequel to the 2009 film Overheard where Lau, Koo and Wu play different role with a different storyline but the key elements of the first film are kept.

The Great Magician

In the early 1920’s, on the streets of Beijing, the nation’s most talented performers have gathered to show off their most spectacular skills. One day, a challenge is set: 50 silver dollars to whoever can reproduce the incredible magic trick “Eight Immortals’ Treat”. Zhang Xian appears amidst the waiting crowd and decides to try his hand at it.

Inseparable

A troubled young man, Li faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife. Chuck, rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. But who is Chuck really?

Overheard

The story revolves around three members of a police surveillance squad conducting an investigation into a financial investment group involved in criminal fraud. The focus of the plot, however, is actually on the three officers themselves who stumble upon an opportunity to capitalize on information they gathered during their surveillance.

Jump

Aspiring dancer Phoenix (Kitty Zhang) lives in the countryside with her father, but she’s got her eyes set on farther places. Jumping at the chance to move to shiny Shanghai, she makes ends and dreams meet by working as a janitor at an elite dance studio where she picks up dance moves on the sly. Even with her unfailing spirit, things aren’t easy for Phoenix working two jobs and putting up with the mockery from … Read more

Everlasting Regret

a film adaptation of Wang Anyi’s popular and influential novel Changhen Ge.A person’s life is destined to be shorter than that of a city. Having spent her whole life in Shanghai, Qiyao has her moments of prosperity and her fair share of loneliness. She finally fades and disappears but Shanghai remains a metropolitan city. Shanghai in the 1930s is glamorous and seductive. A pretty young girl from an ordinary family, Qiyao is lucky enough to … Read more

The Last Supper

The story of two warring generals (Liu Bang and Xiang Yu) fighting for control of China at the end of the Qin Dynasty.

Chinese Zodiac

Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were sacked by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in Beijing in 1860. Assisted by a Chinese student and a Parisian lady, Hawk stops at nothing to accomplish the mission.

Tai Chi Zero

In legendary Chen Village, everyone is a martial arts master, using their powerful Chen Style Tai Chi in all aspects of their lives. Lu Chan has arrived to train, but the villagers are forbidden to teach Chen Style to outsiders, and do their best to discourage him by challenging him to a series of fights. Everyone, from strong men to young children, defeats him using their Tai Chi moves. But when a man from the … Read more

Tai Chi Hero

Chinese steampunk martial arts blockbuster about the early years of Tai chi master Yang Luchan, the man who founded in the 19th century what has now become the most popular Tai Chi style in the world. The second instalment of the “Tai Chi” trilogy continues the journey of Yang Luchan, a gifted child with a fleshy growth on his forehead who helped save a village from a frightening army of steampunk soldiers bearing strange machines … Read more