Donnie Yen 甄子丹

Donnie Yen

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Last Name:
Yen
First Name:
Donnie
English Name:
Donnie
Ethnic Name:
甄子丹
Real Name:
Yen Chi Tan
Ethnicity:
Chinese
Date of Birth:
July 27, 1963
Place of Birth:
China (Mainland)
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Profession:
Actor, Director, Fight choreographer, Producer
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Filmography

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:

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

Simultaneously overblown and underdeveloped, "Iceman" fails equally at showcasing the talent of its star and resolving its baroque plot. Ho Ying (Donnie Yen), a Ming Dynasty imperial bodyguard, is delivering the Golden Wheel of Time, a sort of ...


Donnie Yen's 'Kung Fu Jungle' To Premiere At London Film Festival
Variety - Sep 16, 2014

Announced as a late addition to the LFF line-up, the picture will play in the festival's Thrill section on Sunday Oct. 12 at the Empire Leicester Square. The film is directed by Hong Kong's Teddy Chen (“Bodyguards And Assassins”) and stars Yen (“Ip Man ...


Martial Arts Warriors Crowd a Fried-Noodle Western
New York Times - Aug 21, 2014

Donnie Yen, the Hong Kong action star (“Ip Man,” “Dragon”), plays Qinglong, a loyal commander of the Jinyiwei, the security force sworn to protect and serve the emperor. When the Jinyiwei's leader colludes with the emperor's uncle to try to stage a ...


Full Trailer For Donnie Yen's KUNG FU JUNGLE Combines Intense Drama With ...
Twitch - Sep 5, 2014

Donnie Yen's latest film Kung Fu Jungle reteams the action star with director Teddy Chen (Bodyguards And Assassins) and co-star Wang Baoqiang (Iceman). The film's full trailer is now available and it looks intense and exciting. With any luck, this ...


Iceman: Donnie Yen on CGI Martial Arts
Crave Online - Sep 15, 2014

When I went to the Cannes Film Festival last year, Donnie Yen was in France at the Cannes Market drumming up business for his upcoming film Iceman. Now Iceman is being released in the States by Well-Go on September 19, but the film had not been ...


New Trailer For KUNG FU JUNGLE And A Wang Baoqiang Featurette
Twitch - Sep 19, 2014

Now in Kung Fu Jungle, Donnie Yen and Wang Baoqiang are battling each other to find out who is the best fighter in the film...I hope. But seriously, this film better be good. And it's good to see a lot of variety in the fight scenes, not just MMA. The ...


Exclusive Clip: ICEMAN, Rumble In Da Klub
Twitch - Sep 19, 2014

Here is why you are reading this post: because you want to watch an exclusive clip of Donnie Yen kicking the everlasting daylights out of somebody, whether that butt-kicking takes place outdoors in the snow and ice, or indoors at Da Klub, with Mr. Yen ...


Meet 'Redeemer': Chilean Batman, Instrument of God's Wrath
Film School Rejects - Sep 20, 2014

Plus, it's more fuel to my fantasies of seeing an Expendables-like team-up movie from Zaror, Scott Adkins, Donnie Yen and The Raid star Iko Uwais. If there is a God, as Redeemer would lead us to believe, then he'll make that happen. The Upside: Marko ...


Questions of the week: Who is the walrus? And who is Liam Neeson gonna take ...
San Francisco Bay Guardian - Sep 19, 2014

The Iceman A palace guard accused of murder (martial arts star Donnie Yen) and three vengeful brothers are all frozen mid-battle — only to defrost 400 years later and pick up where they left off. (1:46) Four Star.


"Kung Fu Jungle" to premiere in London
Yahoo Singapore News - Sep 19, 2014

19 Sep – It was revealed that Donnie Yen's upcoming martial art film, "Kung Fu Jungle", has been invited to the 58th London Film Festival. According to Mingpao News, the movie will be making its world premiere at the abovementioned festival, which will ...


Los Angeles Times Movie Guide
The Recorder (subscription) - Sep 17, 2014

(1:34) NR. "Iceman" -- A Ming dynasty palace guard wrongly accused of murder and the three men sent to apprehend him are frozen at the height of battle and defrosted 400 years later. With Donnie Yen, Simon Yam and Wang Baoqiang. Written by Mark Wu, ...


The 58th BFI London Film Festival announces Programme Addition with the ...
The Fan Carpet - Sep 16, 2014

Hahou (Donnie Yen) is a former martial arts instructor, imprisoned after accidentally slaying an opponent. When vicious killer Fung (Wang Baoqiang) starts targeting the reigning kung fu masters, Hahou offers to help the police catch him in return for ...


Elephants take over Hong Kong malls
KETK - Sep 12, 2014

This year's collection includes pieces from fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg and local actor Donnie Yen. The statues were auctioned off on Thursday at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong. The auction raised HK$2,150,000 ($277,398) for the herd of 31 ...


Martial Arts Remake Iceman Makes a Strong Case to Revisit the Original
Village Voice - Sep 16, 2014

Iceman, the new remake starring Donnie Yen and directed by Law Wing-cheong, is aggressively inelegant. When Ming warrior He Ying (Yen) awakens in modern Hong Kong after centuries frozen in slumber, he's burdened by his history — being unfairly ...


Chasing Whales and Skating on Thin Ice
The International Examiner - Sep 13, 2014

As for Iceman, if you're a Donnie Yen fan you might not recognize him all dolled up with waist-length hair and wearing an outfit that parts of look like something Keanu Reeves borrowed for The Matrix. An elaborate story about time traveling, Iceman was ...


The Weekend Warrior: The Maze Runner, A Walk Among the Tombstones, This ...
ComingSoon.net - Sep 17, 2014

Hong Kong legends Donnie Yen and Simon Yam star in Wing-cheong Law's Iceman (Well Go USA) as a palace guard who gets buried and frozen while battling three brothers swearing vengeance for a murder he committed, a struggle that is resumed 400 ...


Now on Blu Ray
The Horn - Sep 12, 2014

Qinglong (action icon Donnie Yen) is a legendary royal guard-trained in a clandestine form of combat from childhood in order to devote his life and lethal prowess to the service of the Emperor. When the Imperial Court is taken over by an evil traitor ...


Big stars turn down Ice Bucket Challenge
Yahoo Singapore News - Aug 25, 2014

25 Aug – While the Ice Bucket Challenge has become a trend around the world, encouraging some of the biggest stars like Andy Lau, Jay Chou, Carina Lau, Donnie Yen and Nick Cheung to perform the challenge to raise awareness about ALS, there are ...


COLUMN: Aaron's Backstage Pass: '14 Blades Blu-Ray' Review
KSTP.com - Sep 2, 2014

Donnie Yen plays a character called Qinglong who is a legendary royal guard who has decided to devote his life to the Emperor. The Imperial Court is taken over by an evil traitor named “Jia.” Jia sends Qinglong on a mission to obtain a sacred treasure.


The Raid 3 News: 'Hammer Girl' Julie Estelle Returns But As A Heroine! Find ...
KDramaStars - Sep 16, 2014

While Donnie Yen and Gareth Evans haven't confirmed that talks between them have occurred, seeing other Asian martial arts superstars in The Raid 3 are something that fans want to see as evidenced when the Tony Jaa rumors for the Raid 3 spread ...


Life imitates art for fighter Agilan
The Star Online - Sep 16, 2014

Just ask T. Agilan, who turned to mixed martial arts after watching Donnie Yen's 2005 Hong Kong action flick SPL: Sha Po Lang. “I was only 16 when I watched it (three years ago). Here was a guy in full leather suit and who had the coolest moves. I was ...


14 BLADES Blu-ray Review
Film Pulse - Sep 5, 2014

The action in 14 Blades is everything you would come to expect from a Donnie Yen film; that is to say, it's excellent. While it may not have the same crazy hand-to-hand combat as Flash Point, the blade work is still satisfying and impeccably choreographed.


14 Blades Blu-ray and DVD review
Comic Book Bin - Sep 7, 2014

Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS-TWC present the action-packed martial arts film and historical drama, 14 Blades, on DVD and Blu-Ray. The film stars Hong Kong superstar, Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Hero, Iron Monkey), and features mind-blowing ...


'American Promise,' 'Night Moves' and more: Home Movies for September 2
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com - Sep 3, 2014

"14 Blades": In 19th-century China, the leader of the emperor's security force (Donnie Yen) must go rogue in order to foil a coup. "Citizen Koch": Despite its title, this documentary focuses more on Wisconsin governor Scott Walker than it does on his ...


We Day 2014 Vancouver celebs include Selena Gomez, Macklemore
MetroNews Canada - Sep 16, 2014

... Sir Ken Robinson (@SirKenRobinson) – Author, speaker and international education advisor; Donnie Yen – Martial arts movie icon, actor, director, producer and Free the Children ambassador; Mariana's Trench (@mtrench) – Juno Award-winning pop band ...


Bureaucracy may be wing chun kung fu master's biggest foe
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Sep 10, 2014

Yip Man's popularity and that of wing chun have enjoyed resurgence since the release of a series of biographical films beginning with 2008's Yip Man, starring Donnie Yen Ji-dan. "We have seen our student base increase by more than 50 per cent since ...


Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening Aug. 22, 2014
The Skanner - Aug 21, 2014

14 Blades (R for graphic violence) Martial arts drama, set during the Ming Dynasty, about a member of the imperial guard (Donnie Yen) on the run from an army of assassins after being betrayed by colleagues. With Wei Zhao, Chun Wu and Kate Tsui.


You Can Stream a Crazy Amount of Good Kung Fu on Netflix Right Now
Gizmodo India - Sep 1, 2014

... Jet Li's quirky sci-fi/kung fu hybrid The One (among other future films), and even Stephen Chow's tongue-in-cheek takes on the genre as well as absolute classics like Jackie Chan's The Legend of Drunken Master and recent greats like Donnie Yen's Ip ...


A horror novel that looks like an IKEA catalog
Boing Boing - Sep 5, 2014

Fourteen years later, we have a permanent home at Lincoln Center and regularly host guests like Jackie Chan and Donnie Yen. What I learned was that as long as you're willing to bust your butt, and as long as you're in it for the love, there's no way ...


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