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Benny Chan is a Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Sound Effects Editor Chinois born on 7 october 1961

Benny Chan

Benny Chan
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Nationality Chine
Birth 7 october 1961
Death 23 august 2020 (at 58 years)

Benny Chan (aussi appelé Muk-Sing Chan) est un réalisateur chinois.

Il se fait remarquer en 1996 avec le film d'action Big Bullet et la compagnie de production Golden Harvest lui confie un gros budget. Benny Chan réalisera alors Who Am I? avec Jackie Chan, puis les films riches en effets spéciaux Gen-X Cops et sa suite Gen-Y Cops.

En 2004, Jackie Chan choisira de retravailler avec lui, en lui confiant la réalisation de New Police Story, la suite d'un grand classique du cinéma hongkongais.

Usually with

Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan
(7 films)
Ken Lo
Ken Lo
(7 films)
Nicholas Tse
Nicholas Tse
(5 films)
Louis Koo
Louis Koo
(5 films)
Bey Logan
Bey Logan
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Benny Chan (24 films)

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Director

Call of Heroes
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Sean Lau, Louis Koo, Yuan Quan, Jiang Shuying, Liu Kai-chi, Wu Jing
Rating63% 3.198843.198843.198843.198843.19884
Set in 1914 following the collapse of the Qing dynasty, the film tells the story of a group of villagers standing up to a cruel young warlord.
The White Storm, 2h14
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Sports films, Martial arts films, Musiques du monde, Musical films
Actors Sean Lau, Louis Koo, Nick Cheung, Lo Hoi-pang, Helena Law, Yuan Quan
Rating65% 3.2972953.2972953.2972953.2972953.297295
Deux policiers (Lau Ching-wan et Nick Cheung) et un autre infiltré (Louis Koo) luttent contre un puissant baron de la drogue thaïlandais surnommé le « Bouddha à huit têtes » et doté d'une véritable armée de mercenaires.
Shaolin
Shaolin (2011)
, 2h11
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Action, Martial arts
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Martial arts films, Musiques du monde, Musical films, Kung fu films
Actors Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, Jackie Chan, Fàn Bīngbīng (范冰冰), Xing Yu, Wu Jing
Rating68% 3.4003553.4003553.4003553.4003553.400355
The film is set in Dengfeng, Henan, during the warlord era of early Republican China. A warlord named Hou Jie defeats a rival, Huo Long, and seizes control of Dengfeng. Huo Long flees to Shaolin Temple to hide but Hou Jie appears and shoots him after getting his treasure map. Hou Jie ridicules the Shaolin monks before leaving.
City Under Siege, 1h50
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Aaron Kwok, Shu Qi, Candice Yu, Collin Chou, Zhang Jingchu, Yuen Wah
Rating47% 2.3711152.3711152.3711152.3711152.371115
Sunny is the orphaned child of a former knife throwing master. After his father's death, he is taken in by his uncle, who allows him to perform as a clown, since he did not inherit his father's knife throwing skills. Sunny still wants to be a knife thrower, though. He is tormented by his cousins, who are all performers in his uncle's troupe.
Connected
Connected (2008)
, 1h50
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about terrorism, Transport films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu (徐熙媛), Nick Cheung, Liu Ye, Cheung Siu-fai, Louis Fan
Rating65% 3.2947253.2947253.2947253.2947253.294725
While Grace Wong is driving her vehicle, her car is knocked down by another vehicle and she is abducted from the scene. The kidnappers, led by Fok Tak-nang, return to Grace's house, where they kill her maid, and start searching the place. Grace is then taken to an abandoned house, where she manages to repair a destroyed telephone. With the phone, she manages to contact Bob, a single father and debt collector. Bob has promised his son, Kit-kit, and his sister, Jeannie, that he will meet them at an airport, before Kit-kit boards a flight to Australia.
Invisible Target, 2h9
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Nicholas Tse, Jaycee Chan, Shawn Yue Man Lok, Wu Jing, Lisa Lu, Lam Suet
Rating66% 3.348523.348523.348523.348523.34852
An armoured truck carrying $100 million of cash is attacked by a criminal gang who call themselves the "Ronin Gang" with explosives as it stops at a traffic junction in front of a jewellery shop. All the security guards are shot dead except one, while responding police officers suffer serious casualties under the gunfire of the heavily armed gang members. The explosions also kill several civilians, including a lady in the shop. Six months later, the same gang reappears in Hong Kong, injuring a group of policemen, two critically, during a spot check. The dead woman in the jewellery shop is CID detective Chan Chun's fiancée, while the injured policemen are led by Trainee Inspector Fong Yik-wei. Both officers vow revenge on the criminal gang.
Robin-B-Hood, 2h1
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Louis Koo, Charlene Choi, Michael Hui, Nicholas Tse, Yuen Biao, Cherrie Ying
Rating66% 3.305973.305973.305973.305973.30597
The film begins showing Thongs and Octopus evading security guards in a hospital, having stolen money and cancer medication from the safe. Meanwhile, a newborn baby to the wealthy Lee family is snatched by Max, the mother's ex-boyfriend, prompting the security guards give chase, ignoring the burglars, and corner Max on an escalator. Following a violent struggle, Max and the baby fall over the side—the baby is caught by Thongs, while Max plummets to his death. While the guards are distracted, Thongs and Octopus leave in the Landlord's minivan.
Divergence
Divergence (2005)
, 1h41
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Aaron Kwok, Ekin Cheng, Daniel Wu, Gallen Lo, Angelica Lee, Yu Rongguang
Rating59% 2.957452.957452.957452.957452.95745
It is about three people (a cop, a lawyer and a killer) who cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and a kidnapping of a pop star.
New Police Story, 2h4
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Charlene Choi, Charlie Yeung, Daniel Wu, Andy On
Rating69% 3.4520153.4520153.4520153.4520153.452015
The film begins with police Inspector Chan Kwok-wing (Chinese: 陳國榮; pinyin: Chén Guóróng; Jyutping: Can4 Gwok3 Wing4) drinking one whiskey after another. Later, he collapses in an alley, and is found by a stranger, played by Nicholas Tse.
Heroic Duo
Heroic Duo (2003)
, 1h40
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Leon Lai, Ekin Cheng, Karena Lam, Francis Ng, Kenny Wong
Rating57% 2.898672.898672.898672.898672.89867
Ken Li is a senior member of the Hong Kong Police Force. He has an egocentric and overpowering personality. He is intolerant of mistakes, his underlings and girlfriend, Brenda, suffering due to his macho personality. The main action begins when Inspector Li is brought in to investigate a cop who has committed a crime. On interrogation the cop reveals that he remembers nothing since he met a man the night before. The strange circumstances lead Li to Jack Lai, who is a master hypnotist and also in jail for manslaughter after taking the rap for a murder his wife committed under duress. Jack clearly knows who is responsible but is also clear that only he can identify the culprit. Li therefore springs Jack from jail and takes him along. Although they fail to catch the criminal, it is clear from the evidence in the apartment that there is a plot to steal two Egyptian diamonds worth millions.
Gen-Y Cops
Gen-Y Cops (2000)
, 1h50
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Robot films
Actors Edison Chen, Stephen Fung, Sam Lee, Paul Rudd, Christy Chung, Maggie Q
Rating46% 2.3109252.3109252.3109252.3109252.310925
In Hong Kong, FBI agents Ian Curtis, Jane Quigley, Ross Tucker, and Quincy are protecting a group of American scientists introducing the RS 1 battlefield robot at an international exposition of military gear. A group of arms dealer led by disgruntled RS 1 designer Kurt, and abetted by the drugged and mesmerized Hong Kong police detective Edison, steal the lethal robot in order to terrorize the city. When Edison's colleagues Match and Alien try to rescue him, all three young "Gen-X" cops find themselves the target of the FBI.
Gen-X Cops
Gen-X Cops (1999)
, 1h53
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Martial arts, Comedy, Action, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Yakuza films, Kung fu films, Gangster films
Actors Nicholas Tse, Stephen Fung, Sam Lee, Eric Tsang, Toru Nakamura, Daniel Wu
Rating58% 2.945842.945842.945842.945842.94584
Jet fuel is stolen by weapons smugglers. The fuel is reacquired by the Hong Kong police but then once again stolen by a yakuza boss named Akatora who is trying to sell it with the help of Hong Kong thug Daniel. Three rebellious cops go undercover to find both the jet fuel and Akatora. They must use the criminal instincts that got them kicked out of the force to save Hong Kong from a devastating terrorist attack.
Who Am I?
Who Am I? (1998)
, 2h
Directed by Jackie Chan, Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Martial arts
Themes Films set in Africa, Spy films, Medical-themed films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Road movies, Kung fu films, Chase films
Actors Michelle Ferre, Jackie Chan, Mirai Yamamoto, Ed Nelson, Ron Smerczak, David Vlok
Rating68% 3.4026853.4026853.4026853.4026853.402685
Somewhere in the jungles of South Africa, a multinational military unit, Special Force Unit, ambushes a convoy and kidnaps several scientists working on a highly-volatile compound extracted from a recently discovered meteorite. Among the operatives is a Hong Kong national identified as "Jackie Chan". The CIA assigns Morgan (Ron Smerczak) to investigate the incident, unaware that he and newly retired Lieutenant General Sherman (Ed Nelson) orchestrated the abduction for their personal profit. At the same time, the CIA assigns another operative in South Africa for a more covert operation.
Big Bullet
Big Bullet (1996)
, 1h38
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Sean Lau, Jordan Chan, Berg Ng, Theresa Lee Yee Hung, Francis Ng, Anthony Wong
Rating66% 3.34493.34493.34493.34493.3449
After assaulting his tactical commander during a raid gone sour, a dedicated but temperamental cop Sergeant Bill Chu is demoted to the Emergency Unit, long considered to be the police force's dumping ground for problem cops.
Man Wanted
Man Wanted (1995)
, 1h32
Directed by Benny Chan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Simon Yam, Christy Chung, Yu Rongguang
Rating60% 3.0489453.0489453.0489453.0489453.048945
Lok Man Hwa et Lu Chan Feng sont deux amis. Seulement l'un est un policier infiltré tandis que l'autre est un dangereux gangster. Lorsque Lok Man Hwa doit procéder à l'arrestation de son ami, il provoque indirectement sa mort. Le temps passe et Lok Man Hwa reprend son quotidien jusqu'au jour où il retrouve la fiancée de son ami dont il tombe amoureux alors qu'il vit déjà avec une femme.