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Yimou Zhang
7.5 Rating
(130 ratings)

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Age: 62, born 14 November 1951

Country of origin: China


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112 votes
The Director and The Muse (36 items)
list by SFG¿mystic
Published 2 years, 1 month ago 19 comments
96 votes
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (78 items)
list by Stehako
Published 4 years, 10 months ago 15 comments
30 votes
A Movie for every Director (part. 3) (89 items)
list by xolmis
Published 1 year, 3 months ago
22 votes
Top Future Directing Greats (2009 Edition) (50 items)
list by Stehako
Published 5 years, 1 month ago 6 comments
18 votes
Top Future Directing Greats (2011 Edition) (50 items)
list by Stehako
Published 3 years, 2 months ago 7 comments

About: Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer. He is counted amongst the Fifth Generation of Chinese filmmakers, having made his directorial debut in 1987 with Red Sorghum.
Chinese (3), Director (3), Writer (2), Asian (2), Male (1), 05 (1), Cinematographer (1), Producer (1), Social (1)

Movies directed by

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1. Hero (2002)
Rating:
7.3
1637 Watched
Rating:
7.1
1289 Watched
Rating:
6.8
423 Watched
Rating:
7.9
233 Watched
Rating:
7.5
142 Watched



Movies written by

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1. Hero (2002)
Rating:
7.3
1637 Watched
Rating:
7.1
1289 Watched
Rating:
6.8
423 Watched
Rating:
7
116 want to see
Rating:
6.6
34 Watched



Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

1. Red Sorghum (1987)
Rating:
6.9
55 Watched
Rating:
7.2
52 want to see
3. Keep Cool (1997)
Rating:
6.8
10 Watched
Rating:
6.5
4 Watched
5. Old Well (1986)
Rating:
7
2 Watched



TV directed by


Rating:
8.8
5 Watched



TV

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Most recent

Rating:
6.8
5 Watched
2. Arena (1975)
Rating:
6.7
4 Watched
3. Da zhai men (2001)
Rating:
7
2 Watched
4. Cinema mil (2005)
Rating:
7
1 Watched
0 want to see



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Justinvdk added this to a list 1 month, 1 week ago
Directors: Ranking their movies (26 person items)

" House of Flying Daggers - The Flowers of War - Hero - "


Stehako added this to a list 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Top Future Directing Greats (2014 Edition) (50 person items)

"2013 Rank: #12 2012 Rank: #14 2011 Rank: #15 2010 Rank: #17 2009 Rank: #11 a. Hero (2004) b. House of Flying Daggers (2005) c. Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2006) d. Curse of the Golden Flower (2007) e. The Flowers of War (2012) f. Coming home (2014) "


Stehako added this to a list 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Top Future Directing Greats (2013 Edition) (50 person items)

"2012 Rank: #14 2011 Rank: #15 2010 Rank: #17 2009 Rank: #11 a. Hero (2004) b. House of Flying Daggers (2005) c. Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2006) d. Curse of the Golden Flower (2007) e. The Flowers of War (2012) "


xolmis added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
A Movie for every Director (part. 3) (89 person items)

"Shi mian mai fu (2004) "


P_arnott added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
Stehako added this to a list 1 year, 4 months ago
Top Future Directing Greats (2012 Edition) (50 person items)

"2011 Rank: #15 2010 Rank: #17 2009 Rank: #11 a. Hero (2004) b. House of Flying Daggers (2005) c. Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2006) d. Curse of the Golden Flower (2007) e. The Flowers of War (2012) "


shelle1even added this to a list 2 years ago
My Favourite Directors (40 person items)
SFG¿mystic added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
The Director and The Muse (36 person items)

"Li Gong (5 Movies) -Red Sorghum -Raise the Red Lantern -To Live -Shanghai Triad -Curse of the Golden Flower Ziyi Zhang (3 Movies) - The Road Home - Hero - House of Flying Daggers"


Pajson87pl added this to a list 2 years, 5 months ago
Gabrilele added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Directors (405 person items)
Stehako added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
Top Future Directing Greats (2011 Edition) (50 person items)

"2010 Rank: #17 2009 Rank: #11 a. Hero (2004) b. House of Flying Daggers (2005) c. Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2006) d. Curse of the Golden Flower (2007) e. The 13 Women of Nanjing (2013) "


jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
100 favorite film directors (100 person items)
Veed added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Great Cinema: Not Only Hollywood (8 person items)

"China - Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) - House of Flying Daggers (2004) - Hero (2002) - Raise the Red Lantern (1991)"


Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 1 month ago
Top Future Directing Greats (2010 Edition) (50 person items)

"2009 Rank: #11 a. Hero (2004) b. House of Flying Daggers (2005) c. Curse of the Golden Flower (2007) d. A Simple Noodle Story (2010) e. The Love of the Hawthorn Tree (2011) e. The 13 Women of Nanjing (2013) Films so beautiful and action-packed it doesn't matter that I have no idea what they're talking about. Plus the visuals have more meaning than just looking good, they tell the story too."


Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
Best Film Direction - 2000s (109 person items)

"#47 "Hero" (2004) #98 "House of Flying Daggers" (2004) Other Noteworthy Picture: "The Curse of the Golden Flower" (2007) "


waynos added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
favourite directors (10 person items)
Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (78 person items)

"Ziyi Zhang - The Road Home - Hero - House of Flying Daggers Li Gong - Red Sorghum (1987) - Daihao Meizhoubao (1989) - Ju Dao (1990) - Raise the Red Lantern (1991) - The Story of Qui Ju (1992) - To Live (1994) - Shanghai Triad (1995) - Curse of the Golden Flower (2007) - Return (2014)"


Stehako added this to a list 5 years, 1 month ago
Top Future Directing Greats (2009 Edition) (50 person items)

"a. Hero (2004) b. House of Flying Daggers (2005) c. Curse of the Golden Flower (2007) d. Amazing Tales: Three Guns (2010) e. Thirteen Girls in Jinling City (2012) He's directed some amazing fight scenes that are both action-packed and artful."