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Dante Lam was born  in Hong Kong, on July 1, 1964.

He started his film career in the late 1980s as assistant director for renowned Hong Kong director Gordon Chan.

He then became co-director with Gordon Chan  for Beast Cop. Since then Lam has directed numerous successful films.

Dante Lam Chiu-Yin (林超贤; 林超賢; Lín Chāoxián) is a major figure and film director of the Hong Kong action cinema.

He was trained in the tradition of John Woo as an assistant director and worked as an actor and producer. He often writes and supervises his own choreography.

In 2008 he won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director for his work on Beast Stalker.

Dante Lam filmography

Dante Lam

Poster for the movie "Operation Mekong"

Operation Mekong

Chinese narco-cops take their mission to the Golden Triangle following the Mekong River massacre of innocent fishermen by the region's drug lord. Operation Mekong (湄公河行动;...
Poster for the movie "Operation Red Sea"

Operation Red Sea

The film is loosely based on the evacuation of the 225 foreign nationals and almost 600 Chinese citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden...
Poster for the movie "To the Fore"

To the Fore

A young man chases his dream of becoming a pro cyclist and is met with challenges.
Poster for the movie "The Viral Factor"

The Viral Factor

International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country. En route, a member of his team...
Poster for the movie "Unbeatable"


Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined...
Poster for the movie "Storm Rider: Clash of the Evils"

Storm Rider: Clash of the Evils

The film is a spinoff of the original story and the two protagonists Wind and Cloud. The residents of Sword-Worshipping Manor, which houses the best...

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