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John Woo
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Birth Name: Wu Yusen (吴宇森)

Age: 68, born 1 September 1946

Country of origin: China

Currently Residing In: United States

Height: 5' 4"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Annie Woo Ngau Chun-Lung


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Celebrities Who Were Homeless (25 items)
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Published 3 years, 6 months ago 12 comments
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Directors:The Filmography of... (207 items)
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Published 3 years, 8 months ago 20 comments
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Festival de Cannes - The Jury (636 items)
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Published 3 years, 5 months ago 1 comment
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A Movie for every Director (part. 3) (100 items)
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Published 1 year, 5 months ago
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Good DIRECTORS you might have missed (81 items)
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Published 1 year ago 1 comment

Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

1. Face/Off (1997)
Rating:
6.7
2848 Watched
Rating:
5.6
2347 Watched
3. Broken Arrow (1996)
Rating:
5.5
781 Watched
4. Paycheck (2003)
Rating:
5.8
716 Watched
5. Hard Boiled (1992)
Rating:
8
408 Watched



Movies written by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

1. Hard Boiled (1992)
Rating:
8
408 Watched
2. The Killer (1989)
Rating:
8
392 Watched
3. Red Cliff (2008)
Rating:
7
245 Watched
Rating:
7.7
210 Watched
Rating:
8
138 Watched



Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

1. Hard Boiled (1992)
Rating:
8
408 Watched
Rating:
7.7
210 Watched
Rating:
8
138 Watched
4. Twin Dragons (1992)
Rating:
6.2
113 Watched
5. Once a Thief (1991)
Rating:
6.1
68 Watched



TV

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

1. Biography (1987)
Rating:
7.4
51 Watched
Rating:
5.6
16 Watched
3. Charlie Rose (1991)
Rating:
6.3
13 Watched
4. HBO First Look (1992)
Rating:
7.9
11 Watched
Rating:
9.3
6 want to see



TV directed by


1. Blackjack (1998)
Rating:
5.1
20 Watched
2. Once a Thief (1996)
Rating:
6.3
16 Watched
0 want to see



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hsallinen added this to a list 2 months, 3 weeks ago
My Favorite Directors (51 person items)

"The Killer Hard Boiled Bullet in the Head A Better Tomorrow Face/Off (Gyilty Pleasure - leffa)"


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Directors of Action Movies (18 person items)

"Hard Boiled The Killer Face/Off "


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Best living directors (47 person items)
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Best directors ever (78 person items)
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50 Celebrities Who Have Been Homeless. (50 person items)

"Director John Woo became homeless as a child when his family home in Hong Kong was burned down in a fire. "


Stehako added this to a list 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2014 Edition) (50 person items)

"2013 Rank: #49 2012 Rank: #48 2011 Rank: #44 (Debut) 2010 Rank: #13 on Future Directing Greats 2009 Rank: #39 on Future Directing Greats a. Hard Boiled (1992) b. Face/Off (1997) c. Mission: Impossible II (2000) d. Paycheck (2003) e. Red Cliff I (2008) f. Red Cliff II (2009) g. The Crossing (2014) h. Love and Let Love (2016) "


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Favorite directors (56 person items)
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Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2013 Edition) (50 person items)

"2012 Rank: #48 2011 Rank: #44 (Debut) 2010 Rank: #13 on Future Directing Greats 2009 Rank: #39 on Future Directing Greats a. Face/Off (1997) b. Mission: Impossible II (2000) c. Windtalkers (2002) d. Paycheck (2003) e. Red Cliff I (2008) f. Red Cliff II (2009) g. The Crossing (2014) h. Love and Let Love (2015) A man who used to make a film every year/every other year still has yet to release a movie since his epic Red Cliff"


xolmis added this to a list 1 year, 5 months ago
A Movie for every Director (part. 3) (100 person items)

"Lat sau san taam (1992) "


Stehako added this to a list 1 year, 8 months ago
Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2012 Edition) (50 person items)

"2011 Rank: #44 (Debut) 2010 Rank: #13 on Future Directing Greats 2009 Rank: #39 on Future Directing Greats a. Face/Off (1997) b. Mission: Impossible II (2000) c. Windtalkers (2002) d. Paycheck (2003) e. Red Cliff I (2008) f. Red Cliff II (2009) g. Love and Let Love (2013) "


Opalgem added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago
Directors Index (85 person items)
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My Favourite Directors (40 person items)
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My favorite Directors (22 person items)
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Filmography (Checked) (49 person items)

"#01. Hard Boiled (1992) #02. Bullet in the Head (1990) #03. The Killer (1989) #04. A Better Tomorrow (1986) #05. A Better Tomorrow II (1987) #06. Once a Thief (1991) #07. Red Cliff (2008) #08. Face/Off (1997) #09. Windtalkers (2002) #10. Mission: Impossible II (2000) #11. Paycheck (2003) #12. Hard Target (1993) "


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My Favourite Directors (47 person items)
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TGWTG Film Director Draft (8 person items)
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Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2011 Edition) (50 person items)

"DEBUT 2009 Rank: #13 on Future Directing Greats 2009 Rank: #39 on Future Directing Greats a. Face/Off (1997) b. Mission: Impossible II (2000) c. Windtalkers (2002) d. Paycheck (2003) e. Red Cliff I (2008) f. Red Cliff II (2009) f. Rainbow Six (2012) h. The Sicilian Clan (2015) "


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Celebrities Who Were Homeless (25 person items)

" Chinese-born film director (Mission Impossible 2, Broken Arrow, Windtalkers, etc.) lived in a crude shelter having been made homeless for a year and losing everything at age seven, along with his family, after a major fire in Hong Kong on Christmas Day 1953 destroyed his home and those of 50,000 other residents."


Aprakadabra added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
Director's Favorite Actors/Actresses (64 person items)

"Chow Yun Fat A Better Tomorrow (1986) A Better Tomorrow II (1987) The Killer (1989) Once a Thief (1991) Hard Boiled (1992) Tony Leung Chiu Wai Bullet In The Head (1990) Hard Boiled (1992) Red Cliff (2008) Red Cliff part II (2009) Leslie Cheung A Better Tomorrow (1986) A Better Tomorrow II (1987) Once A Thief (1991) Kenneth Tsang A Better Tomorrow (1986) A Better Tomorrow II (1987) The Killer (1989) Once A Thief (1991) John Travolta Broken Arrow (1996) Face/Off (1997"


propelas added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
Directors:The Filmography of... (207 person items)

"Films Directed by John Woo by Aprakadabra"


Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Top Future Directing Greats (2010 Edition) (50 person items)

"2009 Rank: #39 a. Face/Off (1997) b. Mission: Impossible II (2000) c. Windtalkers (2002) d. Paycheck (2003) e. Red Cliff I & II (2008, 2009) f. Reign of Assassins (2010) g. Rainbow Six (2012) h. The Sicilian Clan (2013) I haven't seen a lot of his older stuff, but his American ventures have been quite entertaining; but what I've enjoyed most was his last epic, 'Red Cliff'."


Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Best Film Direction - 2000s (109 person items)

"#62(For Parts 1 & 2) "Red Cliff: Part I" (2008) "Red Cliff: Part II" (2009) "


Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 5 months ago
Best Film Direction - 1990s (91 person items)

"#76 "Face/Off" (1997)"


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Top Future Directing Greats (2009 Edition) (50 person items)

"b. Face/Off (1997) c. Mission: Impossible II (2000) d. Windtalkers (2002) e. Paycheck (2003) f. Red Cliff I & II (2008, 2009) g. Rainbow Six (2011) h. The Sicilian Clan (2011) He was the go-to action director but lately has spent a lot of time on the 'Red Cliff' saga, and Americans are probably wanting a return soon."


Kris added this to a list 5 years, 6 months ago
Good Directors (17 person items)
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My Favorite Directors (15 person items)