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Lau Kar Wing is a Actor, Director, Producer, Action Director and Martial Arts Choreographer Chinois born on 1 january 1944

Lau Kar Wing

Lau Kar Wing
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Nationality Chine
Birth 1 january 1944 (80 years)

Lau Kar Wing (simplified Chinese: 刘家荣; traditional Chinese: 劉家榮; pinyin: Liú Jiārong, Liu Jiayung; born 1944) is a Hong Kong martial arts film director, action choreographer and actor.


Lau's brother also makes a living in the film industry, actor, director and action choreographer, Lau Kar Leung; as does Gordon Liu (aka Lau Kar Fai), who is godson to Lau Kar Wing's parents.
Lau is father to TVB actor Lau Wing Kin.
Lau's nephew (the son of his older sister), Lau Kar Yung, is also an actor, action choreographer and director.

Usually with

Sammo Hung
Sammo Hung
(19 films)
Liu Chia-liang
Liu Chia-liang
(25 films)
Yuen Biao
Yuen Biao
(15 films)
Karl Maka
Karl Maka
(11 films)
Chang Cheh
Chang Cheh
(19 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Lau Kar Wing (74 films)

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Fight the Fight, 1h32
Origin Hong kong
Genres Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Sammo Hung, Kane Kosugi, Yuen Wah, Lau Kar Wing
Roles Master Liu
Rating43% 2.1829452.1829452.1829452.1829452.182945
Après avoir suivi les conseils de son père, un homme décide de rentrer chez eux dans la poursuite d'un nouveau départ. Bien que la formation à l'école d'arts martiaux de son père, il apprend que son père a donné son consentement à vendre l'école à une école d'arts martiaux rivale.
Rebellion (2009)
, 1h40
Directed by Herman Yau
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Shawn Yue Man Lok, Chapman To, Ada Choi, Lau Kar Wing
Rating60% 3.048973.048973.048973.048973.04897
Notorious of its unpeace, the South district (in Hong Kong island) is ruled by five gangs. The five leaders, Jimmy (Calvin Poon), Coffee (Paul Wong), Jupiter (Convoy Chan), Sand (Jun Kung) and Man Ching (Anson Leung) share the same power over the area. Seemingly, everything remains calm, each gang owning its territory and conflicts rarely rising in-between. However, as Jimmy's wife Cheung Wah (Ada Choi) is so talented in managing their business which has been expanding in recent years, gradually they are the most affluent among all. Adversely, Man Ching is facing down turn of his empire, business shrinking in scale and its power narrowing down.
Magic Kitchen, 1h45
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Sammi Cheng, Andy Lau, Maggie Q, Sheila Chan, Michael Wong, Stephen Fung
Roles Yau's father
Rating53% 2.657382.657382.657382.657382.65738
Yau became the proprietor and head chef of a successful restaurant/cafe since her mother died six months ago. Yau cooks according to the large collection of recipes her mother, who had tremendous talent as a culinary artist but never found success in the restaurant scene due to sexism, created over the years, but has no confidence in herself as a chef. When she visits Japan with her assistant Ho at the invitation of an Iron Chef style cooking show, she has a chance run-in with an old boyfriend, Chuen. Over the next weeks back in HongKong, Yau struggles with resurgent feelings for Chuen even as she discovers that one of her best friends has started seeing him. In the mean time, her steadfast supporter and assistant for the last three years, Ho, pushes her to be more bold in her art and experiment. Love and food intersects with surprising twists as she finally decides to leave the past behind and compete in the cooking challenge. In the end, love is the secret ingredient.
Drunken Monkey, 1h38
Directed by Liu Chia-liang
Origin Hong kong
Genres Martial arts, Comedy, Kung fu, Action, Adventure, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Liu Chia-liang, Wu Jing, Chi Kuan-chun, Gordon Liu, Lau Kar Wing
Roles Fighter in the beginning
Rating59% 2.9525252.9525252.9525252.9525252.952525
This script must be run from the command line
Anna in Kungfu-land, 1h36
Directed by Raymond Yip Wai-man
Origin Hong kong
Genres Martial arts, Romantic comedy, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Miriam Yeung (杨千嬅), Lau Kar Wing, Ekin Cheng, Wong You-nam, Cheung Tat-ming, Hui Shiu-hung
Roles Master Wisdom
Rating44% 2.24122.24122.24122.24122.2412
The martial arts comedy Anna in Kung Fu Land centers on a young woman who dreams of becoming a movie star. Her father was a monk of the Shaolin temple, who defected to Japan after representing the temple during a martial arts tournament. There he met a Japanese woman and later bore Anna (Miriam Yeung). He starts a martial school in Japan, although he dreams of being reconciled with his former mates.
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist, 1h21
Directed by Steve Oedekerk
Origin USA
Genres Martial arts, Comedy, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Jimmy Wang Yu, Steve Oedekerk, Jennifer Tung, Ron Yuan, Liu Chia-liang, Tadashi Horino
Rating62% 3.1008453.1008453.1008453.1008453.100845
The movie focuses on a character simply named The Chosen One, who is wandering from town to town searching for the man who, under orders from the mysterious Evil Council, killed his family on the night he was born. His talents for the martial arts were already honed at his infancy, and only vastly improved over time, giving him capability for legendary fighting abilities. He soon drifts into another town, and consults Master Tang, a very ill and slightly deranged sifu, for further training. The master is skeptical at first, but when The Chosen One shows him his identifying mark (his tongue has a living face on it named Tonguey), Master Tang agrees to allow him to train at his dojo. He also introduces him to his two students: Wimp Lo, a young man with squeaky shoes who was trained wrong as a joke, and Ling, who Master Tang bluntly states will have feelings towards The Chosen One.
Fist Power
Fist Power (2000)
, 1h32
Origin Hong kong
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Chiu Man-cheuk, Anthony Wong, 黎姿 (en anglais : Gigi Lai, lychee, JJ. ), Sam Lee, Cheng Pei-pei, Lau Kar Wing
Roles Brian's father
Rating55% 2.7670452.7670452.7670452.7670452.767045
Brian Cheuk is a mainland Chinese security specialist and martial arts teacher. He visits his family in Hong Kong. Shortly after he sends his nephew to school, Charles, a former British marine, takes the students hostage and plants bombs around the school. Charles is unhappy because his son was taken away by his ex-wife and her new husband, and they are on their way to America. He demands that his son be brought to him in exchange for the hostages. Cheuk agrees to help Charles and he rushes to the airport with Simna (Charles's brother-in-law) and Hung (a reporter). Even after they find the boy, all is not over yet because their journey back is filled with danger — both the police and the thugs are out to get them.
Once Upon a Time in China and America, 1h42
Directed by Sammo Hung, Lau Kar Wing
Origin Hong kong
Genres Martial arts, Biography, Kung fu, Action, Adventure, Western, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan, Xiong Xin-xin, Lau Kar Wing, Mars, Chrysta Bell
Roles Lion Dance Drummer (uncredited)
Rating62% 3.14383.14383.14383.14383.1438
Wong Fei-hung, Clubfoot and "13th Aunt" cross the Pacific Ocean to America to visit Bucktooth So, who has opened a Po-chi-lam clinic there. While traveling by carriage through the wilderness, they pick up a friendly cowboy named Billy, who is almost dying of thirst. When the party stops to have lunch, a bunch of hostile Native Americans ambush them. Wong, Clubfoot and 13th Aunt escape unharmed but their carriage slides off a cliff and falls into a river. 13th Aunt and Clubfoot are rescued and taken to Bucktooth So's clinic. However, Wong hits his head on a rock and loses his memory as a consequence. He is saved by a Native American tribe.
Don't Give a Damn, 1h35
Directed by Sammo Hung
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Martial arts, Comedy, Action, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Kathy Chow, Timmy Hung, Collin Chou
Roles Statement Policeman
Rating60% 3.043793.043793.043793.043793.04379
Police inspector Pierre Lau (Sammo Hung) and his young superior Tang Chuen Shek (Takeshi Kaneshiro) are ordered to cooperate with customs officer Rambo Wong (Yuen Biao) to foil a drug trade. During the operation, they arrest Nakamura, a major drug lord and seize the largest bulk of drugs since the start of Hong Kong. Japanese businessman Yamamoto (Kelvin Siu) is the mastermind of the Nakmura Organization. Due to the large amount of drugs being confiscated and with nothing left, Yamamoto desperately decides to order his underling Siu Lung (Collin Chou) to hire some thugs from America to help him snatch the drugs at the police station to destroy the evidence so Yamamoto would not face any charges and restore the collapse Nakamura Organization.
Twin Dragons, 1h40
Directed by Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam
Origin Hong kong
Genres Comedy, Action, Martial arts
Themes Films about families, Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Nina Li Chi, Teddy Robin, Philip Chan, Philip Chan
Rating64% 3.205083.205083.205083.205083.20508
In 1965, a couple (Sylvia Chang and James Wong) are doting on their newborn twin boys. Meanwhile, a dangerous gang leader named Crazy Kung (Kirk Wong) is being transported as a captive in the same hospital. Crazy Kung escapes and attempts to take one of the twins hostage. In the ensuing chaos, the twins are permanently separated. One of them, named Ma Yau, is raised by his parents and grows up to be a concert pianist and conductor. The other, named Wan Ma, is raised by a woman named Tsui (Mabel Cheung), and grows up to be a street racer and martial artist. Neither of them has ever thought that he has a twin brother.
Skinny Tiger, Fatty Dragon, 1h45
Directed by Lau Kar Wing
Origin Hong kong
Genres Comedy, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Sammo Hung, Karl Maka, Lau Kar Wing, Carrie Ng, Xiong Xin-xin, Wilson Yip
Roles Wing
Rating65% 3.296243.296243.296243.296243.29624
Fatty and Baldy are a pair of detectives dealing with a crime syndicate of triad gangsters. After a jewelry robbery, they later find Lai (Carrie Ng), a woman who is associated with the gangsters, but end up getting themselves into trouble for going into the women's changing room.
Just Heroes, 1h37
Directed by John Woo, Wu Ma
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Gangster films
Actors Danny Lee, Stephen Chow, David Chiang, Chen Kuan-tai, Paul Chun, Wu Ma
Roles Driver
Rating63% 3.1992653.1992653.1992653.1992653.199265
Following the death of a triad leader, there is conflict within the Hong Kong organised crime syndicate as various possible leaders vie for power. David Chiang attempts to bring the traitor in the midst of his own group to justice following a taped conversation of traitor admitting his crimes, but who cannot be found, while Danny Lee, the elected leader of the triad has his family attacked as he fights unknown enemies to bring the organisation back under control. Their actions are hindered by Chow Sing Chi who is attempting to build up anger between the two completing triads of Hong Kong. The film is brought to a bloody conclusion as the traitor leader of the group storms the triad safe house in a desperate attempt to gain control over the group, but is met by heavy resistance.
Kickboxer (1989)
, 1h37
Directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mark DiSalle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, Rape in fiction, Martial arts films, Rape and revenge films
Actors Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mohamed Qissi, Mark DiSalle, Lau Kar Wing
Roles Freddy Li's Guard (uncredited)
Rating64% 3.20423.20423.20423.20423.2042
Kurt Sloane (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is the cornerman for his brother Eric (Dennis Alexio), an American kickboxing champion. Kurt and Eric travel to Bangkok to challenge Tong Po (Michel Qissi), Thailand's undefeated champion. After a brutal first round, Kurt realizes that they are outmatched by Tong Po and tries to convince his brother to stop the fight. Unwilling to give up, Eric returns for the second round and continues to take a vicious beating, finally prompting Kurt to throw in the towel. Tong Po ignores him and continues the assault, which ultimately leaves Eric paralyzed from the waist down. Eric is then carried outside and left on the street without any help, until Winston Taylor (Haskell Anderson), a retired US Army special forces member, intervenes and agrees to take the brothers to the hospital. After several hours of surgery, the doctor informs Kurt that Eric will never walk again.
Aces Go Places V: The Terracotta Hit, 1h43
Directed by Liu Chia-liang, Eric Tsang
Origin Hong kong
Genres Martial arts, Comedy, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Karl Maka, Leslie Cheung, Nina Li Chi, Ellen Chan, Danny Lee, Roy Cheung
Roles Thai horse rider
Rating55% 2.7542652.7542652.7542652.7542652.754265
King Kong and Baldy, the "Aces," part ways in 1986 after a mission in Thailand to kidnap a woman on her way to marry her boyfriend (a rich man claiming to be her husband enlisted the Aces' services) goes sour. Three years later, figures from the famous Terracotta Army and a Qing Dynasty bronze sword called the "Chinese Excalibur" is stolen during their transport to an exhibition in Hong Kong. Based on pictures that appear in the media, the two men are accused of the heist. By this time, King Kong is running an investment company that has long since been in the red, and Baldy - who sent his wife and son to Canada - is hiding in a Sai Kung houseboat from creditors who lent him money to invest in the stock market.