Donnie Yen

Highest Rated:
95% Hero (2004)
Lowest Rated:
11% Highlander - Endgame (2000)
Birthday:
Jul 27
Birthplace:
Canton, China
Bio:
A sharp-skilled martial artist who has gone on to a successful career as a director and choreographer, Donnie Yen has found success in both his homeland China and in the hustle and bustle of Tinsletown. Working on projects ranging from the traditional Chinese martial-arts period piece Once Upon a…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Bing Fung: Chung Sang Chi Mun (Iceman)
  • Actor
-- 2014
64% 14 Blades
  • Qing Long
-- 2014
44% Special ID
  • Producer
  • Zilong "Dragon" Chen
-- 2014
Da nao tian gong (The Monkey King)
  • Actor
-- 2014
Soi Yat Hei (Together)
  • Actor
-- 2013
84% Dragon
  • Liu Jinxi
$11.1k 2012
All's Well Ends Well 2012
  • Carl
-- 2012
All's Well Ends Well 2011
  • Keung
$47.6k 2012
57% The Lost Bladesman (Guan yun chang)
  • Actor
-- 2011
92% Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster
  • Ip Man
-- 2011
48% Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen
  • Chen Zhen
$48.4k 2011
84% Ip Man
  • Ip Man
-- 2010
Bodyguards and Assassins (Shi yue wei cheng)
  • Actor
-- 2009
Ultimate Force of Four
  • Actor
-- 2009
Kong saan mei yan (An Empress and the Warriors) (The Kingdom and the Beauty)
  • Muyong Xuehu
-- 2008
Wa Pei (Painted Skin)
  • Actor
-- 2008
40% Dao huo xian (City Without Mercy) (Flash Point) (Fuse) (The Signal)
  • Actor
$0.1M 2007
Lung fu moon (Dragon Tiger Gate)
  • Wang Xiao Long
-- 2006
Saat po long (S.P.L.) (Kill Zone)
  • Ma
-- 2005
25% Chat gim (The Seven Swords)
  • Chu Zhao Nan
-- 2005
Gin chap hak mooi gwai (Black Rose Academy)
  • Director
-- 2004
Shaolin Vs Devil's Omen (666 Mo gwai fuk wut) (Shaolin vs. The Evil Dead) (Satan's Return)
  • Mo
-- 2004
The Twins Effect 2 (Chin gei bin 2: Fa dou daai jin)
  • Hidden Dragon
-- 2004
95% Hero
  • Sky
$53.6M 2004
Luen ching go gup (Love on the Rocks)
  • Actor
-- 2004
Vampire Effect (Chin gei bin) (The Twins Effect)
  • Director
-- 2003
66% Shanghai Knights
  • Wu Chan
$60.4M 2003
59% Blade II
  • Snowman
$81.6M 2002
90% Iron Monkey
  • Wong Kei-Ying
$14.2M 2001
11% Highlander - Endgame
  • Jin Ke
$12.0M 2000
Fall In Love With Versace
  • Actor
-- 1998
The Shanghai Affairs
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1998
Ballistic Kiss
  • Cat
  • Director
-- 1998
Zhan lang chuan shuo (Legend of the Wolf) (New Big Boss)
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1997
Jie tou sha shou (Iron Monkey 2)
  • Actor
-- 1996
Saint of Gamblers 2
  • Actor
-- 1995
Fist of Fury
  • Chen Jun
-- 1995
Revenge of the Kung Fu Master
  • Actor
-- 1994
Wing Chun
  • Leung Pok To
  • Director
-- 1994
Ma hei siu ji (Circus Kid)
  • Actor
-- 1994
Cheetah on Fire
  • Actor
-- 1993
Butterfly and Sword
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1993
Fist of the Red Dragon
  • Actor
-- 1993
So Hak-Yi (Fist of the Red Dragon) (Heroes Among Heroes)
  • Beggar So Chan
-- 1993
93% Once Upon a Time in China 2
  • Commander Lan
-- 1992
Crystal Hunt (No foh wai lung)
  • Chi-liang
-- 1992
Tiger Cage 3
  • Actor
-- 1991
Mapping Errors
  • Actor
-- 1991
The Holy Virgin Versus the Evil Dead (Moh sun gip)
  • Actor
-- 1990
Tiger Cage 2
  • Dragon Yau
-- 1990
In the Line of Duty IV
  • Actor
-- 1989
Huang jia shi jie zhi IV: Zhi ji zheng ren (In the Line of Duty 4: Witness)
  • Actor
-- 1989
Tiger Cage
  • Actor
-- 1988
Drunken Tai-Chi
  • Actor
-- 1984
Drunken Tai Chi (Siu taai gik)
  • Actor
-- 1984

Donnie Yen Trivia

In his initial training with the Beijing Wushu Team in China, his instructor, Mr. Lee Yu-Man, demanded Donnie cut his hippie-style mullet as it was inappropriate.
- submitted by Martin D (4 years ago)
Donnie became the first non-PRC Chinese to be accepted at the famed Beijing Wushu Team school, thus opening the door for others to follow in future.
- submitted by Martin D (4 years ago)

Quotes from Donnie Yen's Characters

    1. Ip Man: There are no men who fear their wives. Only men who respect them.
    From Ip Man. Submitted by Michael M (2 years ago)
    1. Ip Man: Nobody is #1 forever.
    From Ip Man. Submitted by Dino W (2 years ago)
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