Best Daniel Wu movies

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Best Daniel Wu movies
We present our ranking of the best Daniel Wu movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Daniel Wu.

TOP 24:
The Twins Effect II
The Twins Effect II
Original Title: 千機變II花都大戰
Daniel Wu as: Wei Liao
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 2004
Set in Flower Capital, a land ruled by an Evil Queen. All men in the kingdom are slaves to women. However, a prophecy foretells that one day, the Star of Rex will find and wield a mythical sword, rise to power, overthrow the queen, and restore the balance of the two sexes.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Fan Bingbing movies?

TOP 23:
Gen-X Cops
Gen-X Cops
Original Title: 特警新人類
Daniel Wu as: Daniel
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Release: 1999
Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a shipload of explosives.


TOP 22:
The Man with the Iron Fists
The Man with the Iron Fists
Daniel Wu as: Poison Dagger
Genre: Action
Release: 2012
In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Chen Kuan-Tai movies?

TOP 21:
That Demon Within
That Demon Within
Original Title: 魔警
Daniel Wu as: Dave Wong
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 2014
By a strange twist of fate, dutiful Hong Kong policeman Dan saves the life of the leader of a violent gang of armed robbers. When they commit another crime, Dan is determined to put an end to their activities. He works with the leader, whom the gang had betrayed, to engineer a plan to wreak havoc within the gang and let the gangsters kill one another. But it becomes increasingly obvious to Dan and to his colleagues that Dan is suffering from a severe mental disorder, and Dan finds that instead of upholding the law as a righteous police officer, he has now become a fugitive wanted for murder.

TOP 20:
Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days
Daniel Wu as: Bak Mei
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2004
A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mark Addy movies?


TOP 19:
Tai Chi Zero
Tai Chi Zero
Original Title: 太极
Daniel Wu as: Mad Monk
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 2012
In legendary Chen Village, everyone is a martial arts master, using their powerful Chen Style Tai Chi in all aspects of their lives. Lu Chan has arrived to train, but the villagers are forbidden to teach Chen Style to outsiders, and do their best to discourage him by challenging him to a series of fights. Everyone, from strong men to young children, defeats him using their Tai Chi moves. But when a man from the village's past returns with a frightening steampowered machine and plans to build a railroad through the village at any costs, the villagers realize they may have no choice but to put their faith in Lu Chan... who has a secret power of his own.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shu Qi movies?

TOP 18:
Geostorm
Geostorm
Daniel Wu as: Cheng Long
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2017
After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: the system built to protect Earth is attacking it, and it becomes a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone along with it.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Abbie Cornish movies?

TOP 17:
Chinese Zodiac
Chinese Zodiac
Original Title: 十二生肖
Daniel Wu as: Hospital doctor
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release: 2012
Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were sacked by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in Beijing in 1860. Assisted by a Chinese student & a Parisian lady, Hawk stops at nothing to accomplish the mission.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ken Lo movies?


TOP 16:
The Great Magician
The Great Magician
Original Title: 大魔術師
Daniel Wu as: Captain Tsai
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 2011
In the early 1920’s, on the streets of Beijing, the nation’s most talented performers have gathered to show off their most spectacular skills. One day, a challenge is set: 50 silver dollars to whoever can reproduce the incredible magic trick “Eight Immortals’ Treat”. Zhang Xian appears amidst the waiting crowd and decides to try his hand at it.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tony Leung Chiu-Wai movies?

TOP 15:

Europa Report

Europa Report
Daniel Wu as: William Xu
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2013
A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Embeth Davidtz movies?

TOP 14:

Tai Chi Hero

Tai Chi Hero
Original Title: 太極2 英雄崛起
Daniel Wu as: Mad Monk
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release: 2012
Chinese steampunk martial arts blockbuster about the early years of Tai chi master Yang Luchan, the man who founded in the 19th century what has now become the most popular Tai Chi style in the world. The second instalment of the "Tai Chi" trilogy continues the journey of Yang Luchan, a gifted child with a fleshy growth on his forehead who helped save a village from a frightening army of steampunk soldiers bearing strange machines with the knowledge of Tai Chi that they entrusted him with.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Stormare movies?


TOP 13:

Overheard 3

Overheard 3
Original Title: 竊聽風雲 3
Daniel Wu as: Joe
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2014
Law was a chauffeur for the rural tycoon Luk, and he was jailed for killing a major land owner in a car accident. It was rumored that Luk was behind the land owner’s death, which gave Luk a competitive edge in the native apartment development deal. When Law gets out of prison five years later, the world has changed. Luk’s corporation has grown more powerful, while Luk’s right-hand man Keung has his own agenda to pursue. But things take a surprising turn. With the help of Law’s prison mate and computer whiz Joe, Law drugs Sean and his brothers in the drinks, then modify their mobile phones for wiretapping, Joe gets acquainted with the materialistic single mom Eva, who turns out to have a dark history with both Law and Keung. Through the eavesdropping, Law realizes Keung’s ultimate plan, which may change Hong Kong’s land development forever.

TOP 12:

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider
Daniel Wu as: Lu Ren
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2018
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Derek Jacobi movies?

TOP 11:

Warcraft

Warcraft
Daniel Wu as: Gul'dan
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2016
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ben Foster movies?

TOP 10:

Overheard 2

Overheard 2
Original Title: 竊聽風雲 2
Daniel Wu as: Joe Szema
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2011
Manson Law, a celebrated stockbroker in Hong Kong, is injured in a car accident. The police, led by Inspector Jack Ho, discovers a military surveillance device in the car wreck. Meanwhile, the wiretapper Joe Szema is unveiling his extensive plan that targets the mysterious financial conglomerate, the Landlord Club. The fate of these three men soon intertwines in the cat-and-mouse game that may bring down the entire stock market.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Louis Koo movies?


TOP 9:

House of Fury

House of Fury
Original Title: 精武家庭
Daniel Wu as: Jason
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2005
Teddy Yu is a former secret agent turned chiropractor who thought he left his past behind. He teaches martial arts to his two kids. However, his past catches up to him as a rogue agent demands to know the whereabouts of an agent known as Dragon. Now, father and children must team up to stop the rogue agent and his goons.

TOP 8:

The Banquet

The Banquet
Original Title: 夜宴
Daniel Wu as: Crown Prince Wu Luan
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, History
Release: 2006
907 AD, the Tang Dynasty in China. The movie is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies.

TOP 7:

Protégé

Protégé
Original Title: 門徒
Daniel Wu as: Nick
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.

TOP 6:

Shinjuku Incident

Shinjuku Incident
Original Title: 新宿事件
Daniel Wu as: Jie
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2009
Steelhead is a Chinese laborer who comes to Japan hoping for a better life. Unable to find honest work and bullied into the shadows with his fellow Chinese illegal immigrants, he soon finds himself ascending as the boss of a black market mob. After providing a deadly service to a powerful Yakuza crime boss, Steelhead’s rise to mafia power spirals rapidly out of control as he’s given reign over the dangerous and lucrative Shinjuku district.

TOP 5:

Naked Weapon

Naked Weapon
Original Title: 赤裸特工
Daniel Wu as: Jack Chen
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2002
A mysterious woman, known as Madame M, kidnaps forty pre-teen girls and transports them to a remote island to train them as the most deadly assassins. CIA operative Jack Chen follows the case for 6 years with no leads, but when a series of assassinations begin to occur, Jack suspects that Madame M is back in business.


TOP 4:

Overheard

Overheard
Original Title: 竊聽風雲
Daniel Wu as: Max Lam
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2009
The story revolves around three members of a police surveillance squad conducting an investigation into a financial investment group involved in criminal fraud. The focus of the plot, however, is actually on the three officers themselves who stumble upon an opportunity to capitalize on information they gathered during their surveillance.

TOP 3:

Robin-B-Hood

Robin-B-Hood
Original Title: 寶貝計劃
Daniel Wu as: Daniel
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2006
For never-do-well compulsive gambler Fong, there's only one thing more fearsome than debtors at his doorstep - having to coax a crying baby. But what if the baby becomes his golden goose to fend off his debtors? Can he overcome his phobia of diapers, milk bottles, and cloying lullabies?

TOP 2:

New Police Story

New Police Story
Original Title: 新警察故事
Daniel Wu as: Joe Kwan
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2004
Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the bottle and track down the gang and its ruthless leader.

TOP 1:

One Nite in Mongkok

One Nite in Mongkok
Original Title: 旺角黑夜
Daniel Wu as: Lai-fu
Genre: Action
Release: 2004
A gangster’s son is accidentally killed during a drunken dispute with a rival gang, and Officer Milo (Alex Fong)’s task force is assigned to the case. He soon learns that a hitman has been hired to take out the rival gang leader. While Milo and his crew desperately try to find and stop the hired gun, fearing all-out war in the streets, Lai Fu (Daniel Wu), a smart but inexperienced killer from a small town in the mainland, arrives in Hong Kong to do his job.


If you like the best Daniel Wu movies, then you will also like the best Ken Lo movies, where many of their films coincide.