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Birth 23 april 1958 (66 years)

Jack Kao (Chinese: 高捷; pinyin: Gāo Jié, born 23 April 1958) is a Taiwanese actor. He began his career in the late 1980s films of Hou Hsiao-Hsien.

Usually with

Chu T'ien-wen
Chu T'ien-wen
(6 films)
Ringo Lam
Ringo Lam
(2 films)
Dante Lam
Dante Lam
(2 films)
Vicky Wei
Vicky Wei
(4 films)
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Filmography of Jack Kao (30 films)

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Cities of Last Things, 1h47
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Crime
Actors Louise Grinberg, Jack Kao
Roles Zhang Dong Ling âgé (2049)
Rating63% 3.1529453.1529453.1529453.1529453.152945
Trois moments de la vie d'un homme nommé Zhang Dong Ling, qui a subi un traumatisme dans son enfance, qui vit des trahisons qu'il ne réussit pas à oublier, ressent de manques impossibles à combler, et qui décide de disparaître après avoir régler ses comptes, à travers la vengeance. Les événements se déroulent lors d'une nuit de l'année 2000 - Zhang Dong Ling est alors adolescent -, lors d'une nuit de l'année 2016 - Zhang Dong Ling est une jeune adulte marié et qui exerce le métier de policier -, et lors d'une une nuit de l'année 2049 - Zhang Dong Ling est alors un homme d'âge mûr survivant tant bien que mal dans une société déshumanisée qui soumet les citoyens à un contrôle absolu.
Wild City
Wild City (2015)
, 2h
Directed by Ringo Lam
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Louis Koo, Shawn Yue Man Lok, Tong Liya, Simon Yam, Yuen Qiu, Sam Lee
Roles King
Rating57% 2.8535152.8535152.8535152.8535152.853515
Une belle et mystérieuse jeune femme fait la connaissance d’un ancien policier et actuel propriétaire d’un bar, T-Man et de son frère. À cause de l’argent qu’elle a volé, tous les trois seront la cible de la police mais aussi d’un gang sans foi ni loi.
Two Thumbs Up, 1h43
Origin Hong kong
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Buddy films, Heist films
Actors Francis Ng, Simon Yam, Patrick Tam, Mark Cheng, Siu Yam-yam, Jack Kao
Roles Warden
Rating61% 3.0510653.0510653.0510653.0510653.051065
“ Lucifer and his gangsters dress their minibus to resemble a police vehicle, and pose as policemen for a robbery. Police Officer Tsui sensed "criminal intent." Without police orders, he investigates these gangsters. At the robbery the gangsters engage in a gunfight against the real criminals, who kill randomly. Lucifer and his men are infuriated. They may wear police costumes and use toy guns, but their passion is real. Sensing their righteous passion, Tsui decides to side with the impostors and their 16-passenger EU vehicle. Lucifer and his men re-discover the bond they felt when they used to battle together. Finally, Tsui, Lucifer and the gang defeat the criminals, showing Tsui that anyone can be a hero, and righteousness resides within us all.
The Crossing, 2h8
Directed by John Woo
Origin Chine
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye-kyo, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang Xiaoming, Masami Nagasawa, Bowie Lam
Rating60% 3.045223.045223.045223.045223.04522
During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, three couples flee from China to the island of Taiwan.
Unbeatable (2013)
, 1h56
Directed by Dante Lam
Genres Drama, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Nick Cheung, Jack Kao, Will Liu, Andy On, Stephen Au, Noel Leung
Roles Lin Yuanxiang
Rating71% 3.5921453.5921453.5921453.5921453.592145
Ching Fai (Nick Cheung) is a former boxing champion who has struggled since his glory days, having gone to prison over involvement with the Triads due to financial problems and now working as a taxi driver. When Triad loan sharks torch his taxi and chase him down for money he owed, Fai decides to flee to Macau to avoid them.
My Lucky Star, 1h54
Directed by Dennie Gordon
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Zhang Ziyi, Yao Chen, Ada Choi, Jack Kao, Alfred Hsing, Liu Hua
Roles Mr. Gao
Rating51% 2.5611352.5611352.5611352.5611352.561135
Melding elements of romantic comedy, James Bond-style action and Pink Panther-like capers, My Lucky Star tells the story of lovelorn Sophie (Zhang), who winds up in the midst of an international diamond heist, while falling in love with a dashing, heroic spy named David (Wang). Stuck in a dull job as a travel agent in Beijing, Sophie whiles away her time daydreaming and drawing cartoons of imaginary adventures starring a handsome hero or hanging out with friends Lily (Yao Chen) and Lucy (Ruby Lin). Her luck suddenly changes when she wins an all-expenses paid trip to a luxurious hotel in Singapore (shot on location at the Marina Bay Sands resort). Ditched by Lily and Lucy at the last minute, Sophie decides to go to Singapore on her own, where she runs into David, the living embodiment of her illustrated dream man. An American secret agent, David is at the hotel to retrieve the stolen Lucky Star diamond. The valuable gem has the potential to fuel a major atomic weapon, capable of destroying the world. David must retrieve the diamond from the evildoers in order to save the world. David intends to thwart a covert sale of the Lucky Star between arms dealer Li Wan (Morris Rong) and Mr. Gao (Jack Kao) at a posh rooftop party. Lovestruck Sophie crashes the party hoping to meet David. Through a series of misunderstandings and a case of mistaken identity, she briefly winds up in possession of the gem herself and is the only one who can unlock its top-secret case. Now with the help of David and his techie sidekick Bo (Ryan Zheng), Sophie is in hot pursuit of the jewel trying to retrieve it from evil mastermind Charlize (Terri Kwan), who plans to bomb Bermuda. Their chase takes them to the fishing villages of coastal Hong Kong and Charlize's secret underworld lair, culminating at the Venetian Hotel & Casino in Macau, where Sophie goes undercover as a gondolier on the resort's famous canal. In addition to the fast-paced, comedic action, which includes several fight scenes and a daring parachute jump off the hotel skyscraper, romantic sparks fly between Sophie and David. The film is also interspersed with dynamic animated sequences (straight from Sophie's doodles) and concludes with the ballad, "Love a Little (Ai Yidian)" sung by Wang and Zhang.
Black & White: The Dawn of Assault, 2h33
Origin Taiwan
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Angelababy, Ivy Chen, Dean Fujioka, Leon Dai, Jack Kao, Paul Chun
Roles Yuan
Rating62% 3.109243.109243.109243.109243.10924
Un policier, qui est sans peur à la mort, ne peut rien faire pour une seule vérité, tandis qu'un gangster, qui craint la mort le plus, a des menaces de mort a tiré de son action risquée pour l'amour. Un policier et un gangster peuvent être de grands partenaires que vous avez jamais imaginé. D'une certaine manière, le sauvetage du monde est maintenant entièrement compte sur les partenaires. Dans les 36 heures, ils doivent résoudre la crise qui pourrait détruire le port de la ville ...
Bad Girls
Bad Girls (2012)
, 1h35
Origin Taiwan
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Ella Chen, Mike He, Jack Kao, Mandy Wei
Rating28% 1.4072251.4072251.4072251.4072251.407225
Dan (Ella Chen) is a high school tomboy who has developed a mindset that most males are bad and like to bully females because of watching her mother cried over a "bad man movie" when she was young, ever since then she has stood up to any males that bully females. Together with her friends Pei (Da Yuan) and Mi (Beatrice Fang) they formed a group calling themselves "Bad Girls" to stand up for all females that are bullied by males. One day at Dan's school a film crew along with Taiwan's #1 male idol Justin (Mike He) is there to film a romance idol movie, while chasing her younger sister around her school for making fun of her, Dan accidentally stumbles on to the filming area without noticing and injures the lead actress Jessica (Mandy Wei). Justin suggest that Dan become the new lead actress to compensate for injuring Jessica. Dan refuses, denying that she had any fault in what happened but when her school principal threatens to call her mother to school Dan agrees to being the new lead actress. At first she thinks filming a movie will be a piece of cake until she has to put in a lot of effort in acting for her role and experiencing the behind the scenes of what it takes to make an movie. As filming progresses she gets to know Justin better and realizes that his passion is not being an actor but baking. She also starts falling for Justin and realizes that not all males are as bad as she thinks.
Au Revoir Taipei, 1h25
Directed by Arvin Chen
Origin Taiwan
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Amber Kuo (郭采潔), Jack Kao
Roles Kai's father
Rating64% 3.2419753.2419753.2419753.2419753.241975
Kai, a lovesick young man, wants to leave Taipei in hopes of getting to Paris to be with his girlfriend. Kai spends long nights in a bookstore studying French, where Susie, a girl who works there, begins to take an interest in him. After one extra ordinary night, Kai finds the excitement and romance he was longing for are already right there in Taipei.
Red Nights
Red Nights (2009)
, 1h38
Directed by Julien Carbon et Laurent Courtiaud, Laurent Courtiaud
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Horror, Crime, Erotic thriller, Martial arts
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, Erotic films, BDSM in films, LGBT-related films, Martial arts films, Erotic thriller films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Frédérique Bel, Carrie Ng, Jack Kao, Carole Brana
Roles Mister Ko
Rating55% 2.75172.75172.75172.75172.7517
There is a legend of an executioner who created a poison which brought death through absolute pleasure. This legends repeats nowadays when a French woman (Bel) flees to Hong Kong after killing her lover and stealing from him an old artifact containing this poison. She meets a mobster from Taiwan and an epicurean and sadistic woman killer (Ng), who all want to get the precious poison.
The Sniper
The Sniper (2009)
, 1h30
Directed by Dante Lam
Origin Chine
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Richie Ren, Huang Xiaoming, Edison Chen, Liu Kai-chi, Michelle Ye, Jack Kao
Roles Tao, a ruthless Triad leader and one of the antagonist's of the film
Rating55% 2.7570052.7570052.7570052.7570052.757005
Hartman Fong (Richie Jen) succeeds Shane (Bowie Lam) as the leader of Hong Kong's Special Duties Unit Sniper Team. Hartman who is by-the-book and hierarchical, got the job despite being the second best shooter in team history. The best was Hartman's former teammate Lincoln (Huang Xiaoming), whose unorthodox methods and confidence makes him arrogant and disdainful of authority. Hartman and Lincoln are two alpha males with a long-running rivalry, with only room at the top for one sharpshooter.
Crazy Racer, 1h50
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Actors Guo Tao, Jack Kao, Xu Zheng
Rating73% 3.695643.695643.695643.695643.69564
The plot follows four seemingly separate stories that intersect and converge at points throughout the movie. It begins with the protagonist, Geng Hao losing first place in a cycling race and subsequently being tricked into sponsoring an energy drink containing illegal performance-enhancing substances by corrupt businessman Li Fala which causes him to forfeit the winnings from his silver medal. Disgraced and outlawed from ever participating again in the sport, Geng Hao's coach suffers from a heart attack, prompting Geng Hao to seek retribution from Li Fala, who he believes is the cause. In the process of obtaining the money for his coach's funeral, Geng Hao crosses the paths of local criminals, perpetually confused policemen and Taiwanese gangsters.
Ghosted (2009)

Directed by Monika Treut
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Inga Busch, Huan-Ru Ke, Jack Kao, Lu Yi-Ching
Roles Chen Fu
Rating46% 2.3246052.3246052.3246052.3246052.324605
Toujours en deuil de la mort de son amour, une artiste allemande lesbienne découvre qu'elle est attirée par une journaliste taïwanais mystérieuse et sexy.