Best Andy Lau movies

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Best Andy Lau movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Andy Lau movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Andy Lau.

TOP 25:
Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon
Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon
Original Title: 三国之见龙卸甲
Character: Zhao Zilong
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Release: 2008
The aging Zhao embarks on his final and greatest campaign, a road to adventure that will crown his name in glory for all time.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ti Lung movies?

TOP 24:
Battle of the Warriors
Battle of the Warriors
Original Title: 墨攻
Character: Ge Li
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Release: 2006
In 370 B.C, China was separated as seven nations and several other small tribes, one of these being the city state of Liang. The nation of Zhao is led by the terrifying Xiang Yangzhong who orders his troops to conquer the small city. Leaping to the defense of the people of Liang is 'Ge Li' from the Mo-Tsu tribe, their last hope from the terrors of Yangzhong's troops.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Fan Bingbing movies?


TOP 23:
Running on Karma
Running on Karma
Original Title: 大隻佬
Character: Big
Genre: Thriller, Action, Drama
Release: 2003
A monk turned body-builder, with the gift to see into people's lives, befriends a female cop, and uses his gift to change the force of Karma and her destiny.

TOP 22:
Cold War
Cold War
Original Title: 寒戰
Character: Philip Luk Ming-wah
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2012
They say Hong Kong is the safest city in Asia. But tonight, a police van has been hijacked along with the arms, equipment and the five officers aboard, one of the hostages being the only son of police deputy commissioner M.B. Lee! With the chief commissioner away on a conference overseas, the fiery Lee immediately takes command of the rescue operation – codenamed "Cold War" – but the mysterious kidnappers clearly know the police procedures and are therefore in an advantageous position. Objecting to Lee's aggressive but futile methods, the other deputy commissioner Sean Lau steps in at this time of crisis to lead the operation. But even Lau's careful plan to negotiate with the kidnappers ends up a failure, losing the $50 million cash ransom and the life of his lieutenant in the process. Meanwhile, the ICAC (Independent Commission Against Corruption) begins to investigate Lau and Lee on suspicion of having hidden ties to the kidnappers...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Aaron Kwok movies?

TOP 21:
God of Gamblers II
God of Gamblers II
Original Title: 赌侠
Character: Little Knife / Knight of Gamblers
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1990
Wong Jing's sequel to All for the Winner and spin-off to God of Gamblers finds Chow Sing Cho looking up to Michael "Dagger" Chan in order to become Ko Chun's next disciple, but the two must put aside their differences when they discover that a gang boss is bent on ruining the God of Gamblers' name.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Chow movies?


TOP 20:
Protégé
Protégé
Original Title: 門徒
Character: Lin Quin
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2007
Undercover officer Nick had spent the last seven years penetrating into the core of a drug ring working his way up from a street dealer post to the managerial position handling cargo deliveries for Kwan - the biggest player in the local heroin market. When the ailing Kwan makes Nick his protégé, Nick could not but sway before money and power and starts to perform his role like a real drug trafficker. This, together with his affair with heroin-addict Jane, causes Nick to becomes more and more confused about his true identity, and eventually leads to a disastrous end.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Daniel Wu movies?

TOP 19:
Shaolin
Shaolin
Original Title: 新少林寺
Character: General Hou Jie
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 2011
China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords try to expand their power by warring over neighboring lands. Fuelled by his success on the battlefield, young and arrogant Hao Jie sneers at Shaolin's masters when he beats one of them in a duel. But the pride comes before a fall. When his own family is wiped out by a rival warlord, Hao is forced to take refuge with the monks. As the civil unrest spreads and the people suffer, Hao and the Shaolin masters are forced to take a fiery stand against the evil warlords. They launch a daring plan or rescue and escape.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lo Lieh movies?

TOP 18:
Shaolin Soccer
Shaolin Soccer
Original Title: 少林足球
Character: [Singing voice]
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2001
A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ng Man Tat movies?


TOP 17:
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
Original Title: 狄仁傑之通天帝國
Character: Detective Dee
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2010
An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Li Bingbing movies?

TOP 16:
The Warlords
The Warlords
Original Title: 投名狀
Character: Cao Er-Hu
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Release: 2007
A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jet Li movies?

TOP 15:

Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars

Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars
Original Title: 夏日福星
Character: Inspector at warehouse
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1985
The third installment in the Lucky Stars series, following Winners and Sinners (1983) and My Lucky Stars (1985)... The team are released from prison to play detective in order to stop a ruthless gang from ruining their reputations, taking their lives, and that of a key witness in an upcoming trial. They must battle their way through and with the help of Muscles, take down the bad guys.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eric Tsang movies?


TOP 14:

Shock Wave

Shock Wave
Original Title: 拆彈專家
Character: Cheung J.S.
Genre: Action, Crime
Release: 2017
When a terrorist who specializes in explosives takes hold of an underground tunnel, he threatens to kill hostages if his demands are not met.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ken Lo movies?

TOP 13:

Infernal Affairs III

Infernal Affairs III
Original Title: 無間道III: 終極無間
Character: Senior Inspector Lau Kin Ming
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 2003
Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events before and after the events in the original.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anthony Wong movies?

TOP 12:

God of Gamblers

God of Gamblers
Original Title: 賭神
Character: Michael Chan / Little Knife / Dagger
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Release: 1989
Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. Struck on the head, Ko suffers from amnesia and regresses to a child-like state. Knife takes care of Ko and begins to exploit Ko's gambling talents.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joey Wong movies?

TOP 11:

Fulltime Killer

Fulltime Killer
Original Title: 全職殺手
Character: Lok Tok-Wah
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2001
Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's life with a mission--to unveil O's identity and usurp his place as the number one sharp-shooting assassin in the game.


TOP 10:

Chasing the Dragon

Chasing the Dragon
Original Title: 追龍
Character: Lee Rock
Genre: Action, Crime, History
Release: 2017
An illegal immigrant from Mainland China sneaks into the corrupt British-colonized Hong Kong in 1963, transforming himself into a ruthless drug lord.

TOP 9:

As Tears Go By

As Tears Go By
Original Title: 旺角卡門
Character: Ah Wah
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Release: 1988
Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never fall out of trouble.

TOP 8:

A World Without Thieves

A World Without Thieves
Original Title: 天下无贼
Character: Wang Bo
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 2004
Two grifters, Wang Bo and Wang Li, a couple who've been arguing, board a train in rural China. He wants to fleece a peasant, nicknamed Dumbo for his naiveté, who's carrying 60,000 yuan and trusts everyone. She wants to protect the hick kid, an act of expiation brought on by prayer and a visit to a temple. Also on board are one of more sets of thieves, including a calculating boss and his femme fatale. The boss wants to recruit Wang Bo, and a series of contests ensue, with the potential of turning deadly. While Li guards Dumbo from Bo and the others, can she and Bo sort out their relationship? And can Dumbo's simple spirituality touch anyone else?

TOP 7:

House of Flying Daggers

House of Flying Daggers
Original Title: 十面埋伏
Character: Leo
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action, Romance
Release: 2004
In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.

TOP 6:

The Legend of Drunken Master

The Legend of Drunken Master
Original Title: 醉拳二
Character: Counter Intelligence Officer
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1994
Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fei-Hong must fight against the foreigners using his Drunken Boxing style, and overcome his father's antagonism as well.


TOP 5:

Days of Being Wild

Days of Being Wild
Original Title: 阿飛正傳
Character: Tide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1990
Yuddy, a Hong Kong playboy known for breaking girls' hearts, tries to find solace and the truth after discovering the woman who raised him isn't his mother.

TOP 4:

A Simple Life

A Simple Life
Original Title: 桃姐
Character: Roger
Genre: Drama
Release: 2011
The relationship between a middle-aged man (Andy Lau) and the elderly woman (Deanie Ip), who has been the family's helper for sixty years.

TOP 3:

Running Out of Time

Running Out of Time
Original Title: 暗戰
Character: Mr Cheung
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1999
Police inspector and excellent hostage negotiator Ho Sheung-Sang finds himself in over his head when he is pulled into a 72 hour game by a cancer suffering criminal out for vengeance on Hong Kong's organized crime syndicates.

TOP 2:

Infernal Affairs

Infernal Affairs
Original Title: 無間道
Character: Inspector Lau Kin Ming
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Release: 2002
Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race against time to expose the mole within their midst.

TOP 1:

Our Times

Our Times
Original Title: 我的少女時代
Character: Himself
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Release: 2015
Office worker Truly Lin goes on a journey through her memories. 20 years ago, she had a crush on the most popular guy in school. Taiyu, a ruffian and a bully, is in love with the campus belle. Truly teams up with Taiyu to tear the golden couple apart and help each other to get the ones they love.



If you like the best Andy Lau movies, then you will also like the best Stephen Chow movies, where many of their films coincide.