Dante Lam

Dante Lam

Highest Rated: 100% The Beast Stalker (2008)

Lowest Rated: 47% That Demon Within (2014)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Over the course of his lengthy career, Hong Kong action director Dante Lam has seen his popularity with audiences and critics ebb and flow. In 1989, Lam began working his way up the production ladder as an assistant producer on director Gordon Chan's comedy "The Yuppie Fantasia." Chan would go on to direct some of the most notable Hong Kong action films of the 1990s, such as the 1994 Jet Li vehicle "Fist Of Legend." Lam was his collaborator on many productions, finally graduating to the role of co-director for the smash 1998 dirty cop drama "Beast Cops." Encouraged by Chan, Lam displayed his versatility by directing a string of comedies. A noted firearm fanatic who kicks off every take by firing a gun, Lam decided to return to his action roots with the 2009 blockbuster "Sniper." The film was set to be released a year earlier, but when star Edison Chan's computer was hacked and pictures of his sex life became publicly available, "Sniper"'s premiere was pushed back. In the meantime, Lam completed production on another gritty crime thriller, "Beast Stalker." Released within half a year of each other, the films' combined success propelled Lam back into the upper ranks of Hong Kong directors.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rescue Director - 2020
80% 64% Operation Red Sea Director $1.5M 2018
80% 60% Operation Mekong Director,
Writer
$799.6K 2016
No Score Yet 57% To the Fore Director,
Screenwriter
- 2015
47% 39% That Demon Within Director,
Screenwriter
$172.3K 2014
No Score Yet 75% Unbeatable Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 2013
56% 54% The Viral Factor Director,
Screenwriter
- 2012
No Score Yet 60% The Stool Pigeon Director,
Screenwriter
- 2010
No Score Yet 51% Fire of Conscience Director,
Producer
- 2010
No Score Yet 37% The Sniper Director - 2009
100% 69% The Beast Stalker Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 2008
No Score Yet 29% Storm Rider: Clash of the Evils Director - 2008
No Score Yet 24% Love on the Rocks Director - 2004
No Score Yet 27% Heat Team Director - 2004
No Score Yet 53% The Twins Effect Director - 2003
No Score Yet 60% Tiramisu Director - 2002
No Score Yet 53% Hit Team Director,
Producer
- 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Runaway Director,
Producer
- 2001
No Score Yet 51% La Brassiere Unknown (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 65% Jiang Hu: The Triad Zone Director - 2000
No Score Yet 66% Beast Cops Director - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet When I Look Upon the Stars Director - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Option Zero Director - 1997

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