Directing Jackie Chan

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Big parts 1973 onwards

2. Han Hsiang Li

Director | Liang Shan Bo yu Zhu Ying Tai

Han Hsiang Li was born on March 7, 1926 in Jinxi, China. He was a director and writer, known for The Love Eterne (1963), Legends of Lust (1972) and Ti Ying (1971). He died on December 17, 1996 in Peking, China.

3. Yu-Hsin Chen

Writer | Xue shou yin

Yu-Hsin Chen is an actor and writer, known for Xue shou yin (1964), Magic Sword (1970) and The Story of Ching Hsian-Lien (1963).

4. Chun Yen

Actor | Wang hun gu

Chun Yen was born on December 17, 1917 in Beijing, China. He was an actor and director, known for Wang hun gu (1957), Ju zi gu niang (1956) and Qi xian nu (1963). He was married to Li Hua Li. He died on August 18, 1980 in the USA.

5. Mu Chu

Actor | Nu jing cha

Mu Chu was born on March 28, 1938 in China. He was an actor and director, known for Young Tiger (1973), Third Hand (1981) and Shuo huang shi jie (1978). He died on November 29, 2007 in China.

8. Wei Lo

Actor | Jing wu men

Wei Lo was born in 1918 in Jiangsu Province, China. He was an actor and director, known for Fist of Fury (1972), The Big Boss (1971) and Slaughter in San Francisco (1974). He was married to Liang Hua Liu. He died on January 20, 1996 in Hong Kong.

9. John Woo

Director | Ying hung boon sik

Born in southern China, John Woo grew up in Hong Kong, where he began his film career as an assistant director in 1969, working for Shaw Brothers Studios. He directed his first feature in 1973 and has been a prolific director ever since, working in a wide variety of genres before A Better Tomorrow ...

10. Jackie Chan

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success after his start in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry.

Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on April 7, 1954, on Hong Kong's famous ...

11. Chi-Hwa Chen

Director | Ging chaat goo si

Chi-Hwa Chen is a director and actor, known for Police Story (1985), Snake and Crane Arts of Shaolin (1978) and The Face Behind the Mask (1977).

12. Woo-Ping Yuen

Wo hu cang long

Woo-Ping Yuen was born on January 1, 1945 in Guangzhou, China as Yuen Woo Ping. He is known for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), The Grandmaster (2013) and Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004).

13. Robert Clouse

Director | Enter the Dragon

A hard-working director throughout his long and varied career, Robert Clouse is known best for his two most successful films: Enter the Dragon (1973) and _Game of Death (1978_. Clouse was a director who worked mainly in the visuals of cinema, owing to the fact that he was completely deaf, he ...

14. Hal Needham

Director | Smokey and the Bandit

As the highest paid stuntman in the world, Hal Needham broke 56 bones, his back twice, punctured a lung and knocked out a few teeth. His career has included work on 4500 television episodes and 310 feature films as a stuntman, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit director and ultimately, director.

He wrote ...

15. Yen-Ping Chu

Director | Zhong Guo long

Yen-Ping Chu was born in 1950 in Taiwan. He is a director and writer, known for China Dragon (1995), Killing Two Birds with One Stone (2005) and The Treasure Hunter (2009).

16. Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Stunts | Yip Man

Born in Hong Kong, Sammo Hung's acting career began while he was training in acrobatics, martial arts and dance as a child at the China Drama Academy, and he received acclaim for his performance with a troupe called "The Seven Little Fortunes." He made his feature film debut as an actor at the age ...

17. James Glickenhaus

Writer | The Soldier

Writer/director/producer James Glickenhaus was born on July 24, 1950 in New York City. He grew up in affluent New Rochelle. James first fell in love with movies at age eight. Glickenhaus attended Fieldston School in Riverdale, New York, the University of California, Antioch College in Yellow ...

18. Wellson Chin

Director | Yee yuet sam sap

Wellson Chin was born on January 1, 1957. He is an actor and director, known for The Day That Doesn't Exist (1995), Kung Fu Hustle (2004) and Kuang feng mi ming (1993).

19. Biao Yuen

Actor | Bai ga jai

Yuen Biao is regarded as one of the most acrobatic martial artists ever. Unfortunately, he is still underrated and not as popular as other contemporaries such as Jackie Chan, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, and Jet Li even though he is the most critically acclaimed out of all of them and the most talented as ...

20. Hark Tsui

Producer | Di renjie: Tong tian di guo

Tsui Hark recently became the fourth Chinese film director to join the board of judges for the 57th Cannes Film Festival in the feature films category this year.

An internationally acclaimed visionary director, Hark started making experimental movies with 8mm film when he was only 13. After ...

21. Ringo Lam

Director | Go do gaai bei

Ringo Lam was born on December 8, 1955 in Hong Kong as Lin Lingdong. He was a director and writer, known for Full Alert (1997), City on Fire (1987) and Wild City (2015). He died on December 29, 2018 in Hong Kong.

22. Stanley Tong

Director | Hung fan kui

Stanley Tong began his career in the film industry as a stunt man, but got his first crack at directing in 1983. About six years later he founded his own film company, Golden Gate. He wrote, directed, produced, and stunt-directed "Stone Age Warriors", which was so successful that Tong was given the...

23. Jing Wong

Writer | Hak bak jin cheung

Wong Jing is one of Hong Kong's most prolific, talented and controversial filmmakers. His directorial style, at best, manages to combine commercial appeal and artistic aspects. Most of his films were among the biggest box office hits, partly due to possessing an amazing sense of what would play ...

24. Kirk Wong

Director | The Big Hit

Kirk Wong was born in 1949 in Hong Kong. He is an actor and director, known for The Big Hit (1998), Health Warning (1983) and Gunmen (1988).

25. Chia-Liang Liu

Actor | Jui kuen II

Chia-Liang Liu was born on August 1, 1936 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is known for his work on The Legend of Drunken Master (1994), My Young Auntie (1981) and Legendary Weapons of China (1982). He was married to Jing-Jing Yung and Hsiu-Hsia Ho. He died on June 25, 2013 in Hong Kong, China.

26. Gordon Chan

Writer | Ye shou xing jing

Gordon Chan was born in 1960 in Hong Kong. He is a writer and producer, known for Beast Cops (1998), A-1 Headline (2004) and The Medallion (2003).

27. Arthur Hiller

Director | Love Story

Arthur Hiller was born on November 22, 1923 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He was a director and producer, known for Love Story (1970), The Hospital (1971) and See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989). He was married to Gwen Hiller. He died on August 17, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Benny Chan

Director | Bo chi tung wah

Benny Chan Muk-Sing had worked for RTV and then for TVB as assistant director to Johnnie To Kay-Fung. He was later promoted to director. He served as the executive director for Raymond Wong Pak-Ming's "Goodbye Darling" in 1987 and then returned to ATV as producer and director. In 1990, he directed ...

29. Brett Ratner

Director | Red Dragon

Brett Ratner is one of Hollywood's most successful filmmakers. His diverse films resonate with audiences worldwide and, as director, his films have grossed over $2 billion at the global box office. Brett began his career directing music videos before making his feature directorial debut at 26 years...

30. Vincent Kok

Actor | San kei hap lui

Vincent Kok was born on August 15, 1965 in Hong Kong. He is an actor and writer, known for Mr. and Mrs. Incredible (2011), You Shoot, I Shoot (2001) and Shaolin Soccer (2001).

31. Stephen Chow

Actor | Kung fu

Stephen Chow was the only boy of his family, and has grown up as a Bruce Lee fan and a martial arts addict. His career started on TV, where he presented a children show ( "430 Space Shuttle" (1983)) and started becoming popular. He got some supporting roles, after that, and won the Taiwanese Golden...

32. Lik-Chi Lee

Production_manager | Siu Lam juk kau

Lik-Chi Lee was born in May 1961 in Hong Kong. He is an actor and director, known for Shaolin Soccer (2001), Flirting Scholar (1993) and From Beijing with Love (1994).

33. Tom Dey

Director | Shanghai Noon

Tom Dey, born in New England, graduated from Brown University in 1987, and then went to study film in Paris at the Centre des Etudes Critiques. In 1990 he moved to Los Angeles and began attending the American Film Institute (AFI). He became a writer for American Cinematographer magazine. He ...

34. Teddy Chan

Director | Shi yue wei cheng

Teddy Chan is an actor and director, known for Bodyguards and Assassins (2009), Kung Fu Jungle (2014) and Purple Storm (1999).

35. Kevin Donovan

Director | The Tuxedo

Filmmaker Kevin Donovan, whose commercials and music videos have garnered international recognition, made his feature film directing debut in 2002 with the Dreamworks action comedy The Tuxedo starring Jackie Chan and Jennifer Love Hewitt. The film has grossed over $100 million dollars to date, and ...

36. David Dobkin

Producer | The Judge

David Dobkin was born on June 23, 1969 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is a producer and director, known for The Judge (2014), R.I.P.D. (2013) and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017). He is married to Megan Wolpert. They have one child.

37. Dante Lam

Director | Mei Gong he xing dong

Dante Lam is a director and writer, known for Operation Mekong (2016), Unbeatable (2013) and The Stool Pigeon (2010).

38. Stephen Fung

Producer | Wu Assassins

Stephen Fung was born in Hong Kong and made his acting debut in Forbidden Nights(1990.) Since then he acted in more than 40 films. In 2004, Stephen wrote/directed/starred in his feature film directorial debut "Enter the Phoenix" for JackieChan's newly formed company JCE Movies; it became an instant...

39. Frank Coraci

Director | The Wedding Singer

Frank Coraci is an American film Director, Writer and Actor best know for his work with Adam Sandler.

Coraci was born in Shirley, New York on Long Island. Coraci graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1988 with a bachelor's degree in Film. He has directed a number of ...

40. Rob Minkoff

Director | The Lion King

Rob Minkoff was born on August 11, 1962 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Robert Ralph Minkoff. He is a producer and director, known for The Lion King (1994), Stuart Little 2 (2002) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). He has been married to Crystal Kung since September 29, 2007.

41. Mark Osborne

Director | Kung Fu Panda

Mark Osborne was born on September 17, 1970 in Trenton, New Jersey, USA as Mark Randolph Osborne. He is a director and producer, known for Kung Fu Panda (2008), The Little Prince (2015) and More (1998).

42. John Stevenson

Director | Kung Fu Panda

John Stevenson is known for his work on Kung Fu Panda (2008), Madagascar (2005) and Shrek (2001).

43. Tung-Shing Yee

Director | Wong Gok hak yeh

Tung-Shing Yee was born on December 28, 1957 in Hong Kong. He is an actor and director, known for One Nite in Mongkok (2004), Shinjuku Incident (2009) and I Am Somebody (2015). He was previously married to Mandy Law.

45. Ping Jiang

Director | Kang ding qing ge

Ping Jiang is a producer and director, known for A Tibetan Love Song (2010), Looking for Jackie (2009) and The Secret of Immortal Code (2018).

46. Sanping Han

Producer | Mission: Impossible III

Sanping Han is known for his work on Mission: Impossible III (2006), Jian guo da ye (2009) and Red Cliff (2008).

47. Jianxin Huang

Producer | Tau ming chong

Jianxin Huang was born on June 14, 1954 in Xian, China. He is a producer and director, known for The Warlords (2007), Gimme Kudos (2005) and Beginning of the Great Revival (2011).

48. Brian Levant

Producer | Still the Beaver

Brian Levant was born on August 6, 1952 in Highland Park, Illinois, USA as Brian Michael Levant. He is a producer and writer, known for The New Leave It to Beaver (1983), The Flintstones (1994) and Jingle All the Way (1996).

49. Sheng Ding

Director | Jie Jiu Wu Xian Sheng

Sheng Ding is a director and writer, known for Saving Mr. Wu (2015), A Better Tomorrow 2018 (2018) and Little Big Soldier (2010).

50. Harald Zwart

Director | Den 12. mann

Harald Zwart was born on July 1, 1965 in Netherlands as Harald Johan Zwart. He is a director and producer, known for The 12th Man (2017), Agent Cody Banks (2003) and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013). He has been married to Veslem√ły Ruud Zwart since 1997. They have two children.

52. Tim Johnson

Director | Home

Tim Johnson was born as Timothy Johnson. He is a director and producer, known for Home (2015), Over the Hedge (2006) and Antz (1998).

53. Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Director | Kung Fu Panda 2

Jennifer Yuh Nelson was born on May 7, 1972 in South Korea. She is known for her work on Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), The Darkest Minds (2018) and Todd McFarlane's Spawn (1997).

54. Li Zhang

Cinematographer | Chi bi

55. Asa Bailey

Director | Cowboys and Demons

Asa Bailey is a British-born film director, screenwriter and published author. Bailey's debut feature film 'Duty of Care' received the praise Ken Loach, who said: "I'm delighted Bruce and Jack play with great sincerity." 'Duty of Care' opened the 1st Coastline Film Festival in 2015 and took the ...

56. Xiaogang Feng

Actor | Lao pao er

Xiaogang Feng was born in 1958 in Beijing, China. He is known for his work on Mr. Six (2015), Youth (2017) and Assembly (2007).

57. Chi-Kin Kwok

Writer | Xi you: Xiang mo pian

Chi-Kin Kwok is a writer and director, known for Journey to the West (2013), Full Strike (2015) and As the Light Goes Out (2014).

58. Daniel Lee

Director | Pan deng zhe

Daniel Lee, known as his Cantonese name Yan-Kong Lee, is a Hong Kong film director. From the age of ten, he learned calligraphy and traditional Chinese painting, and become a protege of the famous Hong Kong painter Fan, Zideng. He also masters Judo and was awarded in the local competitions. Lee has...

60. Alessandro Carloni

Animation_department | How to Train Your Dragon

Alessandro Carloni is known for his work on How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Kung Fu Panda (2008) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016).

61. Renny Harlin

Director | Die Hard 2

Born in 15 March 1959 as Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, he is the most successful Finnish film director in the history of Hollywood.

Harlin started his career in film business in the beginning of 1980s when he was directing commercials and company films for companies like Shell. Later he worked as a ...

62. Cal Brunker

Writer | Paw Patrol: The Movie

Cal Brunker is known for his work on Paw Patrol: The Movie (2021), Escape from Planet Earth (2013) and Son of Bigfoot (2017).

63. Charlie Bean

Director | Lady and the Tramp

Charlie Bean was born on August 10, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles James Bean. He is known for his work on Lady and the Tramp (2019), The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) and TRON: Uprising (2012).

64. Martin Campbell

Director | Casino Royale

Martin Campbell knows how to entertain an audience when he steps behind the camera. When he directed The Mask of Zorro (1998), the movie earned Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations and launched the international careers of Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Next, when he helmed ...

65. Leo Zhang

Director | Ji qi zhi xue

Leo Zhang is a director and writer, known for Bleeding Steel (2017), Chrysanthemum to the Beast (2012) and The Hunting (2020).

68. Oleg Stepchenko

Producer | Viy

Educated at the V.I. Surikov Artistic Academy (Moscow) in theatre and film art and production design, Oleg is one of the leading feature film directors in Russia and the FSU. Oleg's training as a production designer coupled with his directing experience in theatre, his work with Russia's top music ...

69. Jaycee Chan

Actor | Zhan. gu

Jaycee Chan is the son of the Internationally famous action star, Jackie Chan and Taiwnese actress Feng-Jiao Lin. He was born Chan Jo-Ming, but changed his surname to Fong/Fang in February of 2004 as this is his true ancestral name. Although this is his name in the Eastern hemisphere, his name ...

70. Scott Waugh

Producer | Act of Valor

Scott Waugh is known for his work on Act of Valor (2012), Need for Speed (2014) and Fathom Premieres 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain (2017).

71. Jeffrey Nachmanoff

Writer | Traitor

Jeffrey Nachmanoff was born on March 9, 1967 in Arlington, Virginia, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Traitor (2008), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and The Tourist (2010).

72. Jared Hess

Writer | Napoleon Dynamite

Jared Hess was born on July 18, 1979 in Glendale, Arizona, USA as Jared Lawrence Hess. He is a writer and producer, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Gentlemen Broncos (2009) and Nacho Libre (2006). He is married to Jerusha Hess. They have one child.

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