Donnie Yen 甄子丹

Donnie Yen


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Yen Chi Tan
Date of Birth:
July 27, 1963
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China (Mainland)
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Actor, Director, Fight choreographer, Producer

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Golden Chickensss 2014 (Movies)

Ip Man 2008 as Ip Man (Movies)

An Empress and the Warriors 2008 (Movies)

Flash Point 2007 (Movies)

Dragon Tiger Gate 2006 as Wong Siu Long (Movies)

SPL 2005 (Movies)

Love On The Rocks 2004 (Movies)

The Twins Effect II 2004 (Movies)

Hero 2003 (Movies)

Fist of Fury 1995 (ATV TV Series)

The Kung Fu Master 1994 (ATV TV Series)

Dragon Inn 1992 (Movies)

Once Upon a Time in China II 1992 (Movies)

The Crime File 1991 (TVB Series)

Flying Squads 1989 (TVB Series)

In the Line of Duty IV 1989 (Movies)

Donnie Yen News:

Donnie Yen Kicks Prisoner Butt in an Exclusive Clip from Kung Fu Killer - Apr 10, 2015 has an exclusive clip from Teddy (The Accidental Spy) Chen's new action-thriller Kung Fu Killer, starring Donnie Yen, Charlie Young, Wang Baoqiang, Michelle Bai and Christine Chen, which will be released by Well Go USA Entertainment ...

Film Review: Donnie Yen leads an HK cavalcade of stars
Glendale News Press - Apr 25, 2015

Donnie Yen (“Iron Monkey,” “Ip Man”) now reigns as the top martial arts star in Hong Kong cinema. Since being discovered by Hollywood, Jackie Chan's domestic output has slowed down. (Plus Jackie is now 61, and his stunt bravado is no longer so crazy.) ...

'Ip Man' Star Donnie Yen Shares Struggles In Past Thirty Years
Chinatopix - Apr 16, 2015

'Ip Man' star Donnie Yen, known be to be one of 'Asia's Greatest Action Stars', shares his humble beginnings and struggles in the past thirty years working in the entertainment industry, according to an interview with TV host Luisa Maria Leitao in a ...

Skin Trade and Kung Fu Killer Prove That Tony Jaa and Donnie Yen Can Still ...
Film School Rejects (blog) - Apr 22, 2015

Donnie Yen and Tony Jaa are two of cinema's best action stars, but both men have seen a rough few years on screen. Yen had his solid 2011 film, Wu Xia, get lost down the Weinstein Company rabbit hole and then delivered three movies in a row (Special ID ...

Review: A 'Kung Fu Killer' Doesn't Follow the Rules
New York Times - Apr 23, 2015

In Teddy Chen's “Kung Fu Killer,” the Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen faces a foe who didn't get the memo about martial arts: you don't have to murder the other guy; you just have to win. Mr. Yen plays Hahou Mo, a jailed champion who is released by ...

Actor Donnie Yen to 'fight' Tyson in latest movie
AsiaOne - Apr 22, 2015

Action star Donnie Yen has been hitting the gym more often because he will be taking on retired boxer Mike Tyson in the movie Ip Man 3, reported China Press. The actor, who also starred in the previous Ip Man movies, said he needed to be at his best to ...

Donnie Yen elated with Best Action Choreography win
Yahoo Singapore News - Apr 21, 2015

21 Apr - Donnie Yen, who recently became one of the recipients of the Hong Kong Film Awards' Best Action Choreography for his work in "Kung Fu Jungle", has expressed his delight with the recognition. According to Mingpao News, the actor, who was not ...

Melissa McCarthy comedy 'Spy' kicks off Louisiana International Film Festival ... - May 5, 2015

Finishing their local runs: the action thriller "Kung Fu Killer" (8:30 nightly through Thursday, May 7), starring Donnie Yen; and the documentary "Tough Being Loved by Jerks" (8:30 nightly through Thursday, May 7), about the Charlie Hebdo cartoons trial.

Summer movie preview 2015
San Jose Mercury News - May 5, 2015

28): Theater chains are in a tizzy about this sequel, which will be released jointly on Netflix and a few IMAX screens. It's based on the last book in the series and stars Donnie Yen and Michelle Yeoh (who was in the first film). Ang Lee, however, isn ...

Review: Skin Trade - May 6, 2015

A few years ago, I was sure Jaa was going to be the next Jet Li or Donnie Yen, but a string of mediocre movies have dashed those hopes. Here, Jaa seems to mostly be phoning it in, just like in THE PROTECTOR 2. While he gets lots of fight scenes, he ...

FEATURE: "Kung Fu Killer" Review
Crunchyroll News - Apr 28, 2015

Originally released in 2014 as Kung Fu Jungle, the very on-the-nose Kung Fu Killer is another team-up between Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Iron Monkey) and director Teddy Chen (The Accidental Spy, Bodyguards and Assassins). Kung Fu Killer plays it pretty ...

IP MAN 3: Are You Ready For Mike Tyson vs. Donnie Yen?
TwitchFilm (press release) (registration) (blog) - Mar 24, 2015

Production began on Ip Man 3 today. All the familiar players are in place. Raymond Wong will produce. Wilson Yip will direct. Donnie Yen will reprise his role as Yip Man. Then just to mix things up a bit, former heavy-weight champion Mike Tyson will ...

Kung Fu Killer
Arkansas Online - May 1, 2015

Teddy Chan's combination police procedural and kick-butt action film provides a sturdy vehicle for longtime Hong Kong star Donnie Yen (Ip Man), who at age 51 proves he's still in good enough shape to deliver all the right moves. Featuring a slew of ...

Hong Kong Action Star Donnie Yen to Star in English-Language 'Noodle Man ...
Hollywood Reporter - Oct 16, 2014

One of Hong Kong's biggest action stars is returning to America for an English-language project. Donnie Yen, whose credits range from Hero to Ip Man, has signed on to star in Noodle Man, an action feature being produced by Michael Shamberg. Shamberg ...

Flash Point Belongs In The Cinematic Elevator Fight Hall Of Fame
Deadspin - Apr 24, 2015

Donnie Yen is Hong Kong's greatest action star right now, and he might be the greatest action star anywhere in the world. He's handsome and likable, bland when he needs to be and edgy when he needs to be. He has that movie-star grace and charisma ...

Movie Listings for May 1-7
New York Times - Apr 30, 2015

'Kung Fu Killer' (No rating, 1:40) The Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen plays a martial arts champion who helps police chase a killer who is targeting former fighters. The director Teddy Chen lays out a buffet of fights of one variety or another ...

Lu Han Featured As One Of 'The Five Faces of China' In Editorial
Chinatopix - May 6, 2015

As for his acting career, Lu Han is currently busy filming his scenes for the upcoming Hollywood film "Great Wall" which stars A-list actor Matt Damon and Hong Kong martial arts actor Donnie Yen. Lu Han, who left EXO in October of 2014, is still in the ...

'Citizen Kane,' 'Labyrinth,' 'The Terminator' and more: Movies also showing in ... - May 1, 2015

"Kung Fu Killer": Hong Kong action superstar Donnie Yen is on the trail of a serial killer who's targeting martial-arts master in this new thriller. (Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, Hollywood Theatre). "Labyrinth": Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly has ...

Kung Fu Killer Trailer: Donnie Yen Remains Terrifying
Film School Rejects (blog) - Mar 26, 2015

A vicious serial killer is targeting top martial arts masters, and convicted criminal and kung-fu master Hahou (Donnie Yen) is the only one with the skills to stop him. Released from jail and into police custody, they soon have their doubts about Hahou ...

Now playing
SFGate - Apr 30, 2015

105 minutes. In Japanese and English with English subtitles.—W.Addiego. POLITE APPLAUSE Kung Fu Killer A satisfying, old-school martial arts film with a '90s feel, this is the story of Mo (Donnie Yen), a kung fu master in prison for accidentally ...

'Iceman' takes the heat out of Donnie Yen's performance
Los Angeles Times - Sep 19, 2014

Ho Ying (Donnie Yen), a Ming Dynasty imperial bodyguard, is delivering the Golden Wheel of Time, a sort of Ramayana-based Wayback Machine, to the emperor in 1621. Falsely accused of treason, he defies his would-be captors and ends up buried in the ...

Mike Tyson in Donnie Yen swanswong; classic Hong Kong films remastered
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Apr 1, 2015

Donnie Yen Ji-dan announced at Filmart last week that Ip Man 3 may be his final martial arts film because, at the age of 51, he's not sure how much he has left in the tank physically. If the third chapter of the biopic series loosely based on the real ...

Check Out the Trailer for Donnie Yen's 'Kung Fu Killer' - Mar 30, 2015

Now, after reading the title of this article, you may be thinking to yourself, “wasn't Donnie Yen doing another film titled Kung Fu Something?” Well, you're partially right. The film has gone through several title changes for the English release ...

Kung Fu Killer review – Donnie Yen in Hong Kong cops-and martial-arts thriller
The Guardian - Feb 19, 2015

Something of a swan song for its 51-year-old star Donnie Yen, best known for the Ip Man franchise, this cops-and-martial-arts movie also pays affectionate tribute with its end-credits montage to the huge roster of talents in the Hong Kong industry ...

Donnie Yen Is The Tom Hanks Of Kicking Ass In Ip Man
Deadspin - Jul 31, 2014

On a good day, Hong Kong's Donnie Yen is the greatest working movie star on the face of the earth. Even in bad movies, he has a light charm, a gracefulness that shines brighter than anything his Hollywood peers can offer. There's a warmth in his ...

Have Kung Fu Movies Lost Their Punch?
Den of Geek! - Apr 29, 2015

Jackie Chan, Yuen Woo-Ping and Donnie Yen are still contributing to the genre; Yen won various Hong Kong Film Awards for his 2014 film Kung Fu Jungle, Chan's latest film Dragon Blade was released in China in February, and Woo-Ping is directing the ...

8 movies opening Friday, April 24, in the Bay Area
SFGate - Apr 23, 2015

Kung Fu Killer: A serial killer is targeting top martial arts masters, and convicted criminal and kung fu master Hahou (Donnie Yen) is the only one with the skills to stop him. In Cantonese with subtitles. Not rated. Little Boy: Set in the 1940s, this ...

Summer movie preview: Complete list of 2015 summer films
LA Daily News - Apr 27, 2015

CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON II - THE GREEN DESTINY: Donnie Yen stars as Silent Wolf and Michelle Yeoh reprises her role as Yu Shu Lien. The story is from the “Crane-Iron Pentalogy” series, on which the original “Crouching Tiger, Hidden ...

Ann Hui's THE GOLDEN ERA Triumphs At Hong Kong Film Awards
TwitchFilm (press release) (registration) (blog) - Apr 19, 2015

Elsewhere, John Woo's The Crossing Part 1 picked up Best Editing and Best Sound Effects, Teddy Chen's Kung Fu Jungle won Best Action Choreography for Donnie Yen, Rise of the Legend won Best Visual Effects, Fruit Chan's The Midnight After won Best ...

Documentary focuses on women's liberation in the 1960s and 1970s - Apr 22, 2015

Tweet. Page 1 of 1. Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen stars in "Kung Fu Killer,". Photo By VINCENT YU/STF. Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen stars in "Kung Fu Killer," having its Houston premiere at River Oaks Theatre.



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