Corey Yuen

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter | * 02/15/1951 (70) | Hong Kong, China
Corey Yuen (Chinese: 元奎; pinyin: Yuán Kuí; Cantonese Yale: Yuen4 Fui1; born Ying Gang-ming (殷元奎); 15 February 1951) is a Hong Kong action director, film director, producer, action choreographer, and former actor. Yuen was a member of the Peking Opera Schools and one of the Seven Little Fortunes. As an actor, Yuen is perhaps best known as Rubber Legs' student in 1979 kung fu comedy film Dance of the Drunk Mantis. As an action director, Yuen gained fame in American cinema beginning with 1998 film Lethal Weapon 4, followed by the 2000 blockbuster X-Men and six of Jet Li's American works: Romeo Must Die, Kiss of the Dragon, The One, Cradle 2 the Grave, War, and The Expendables. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Comedies | Drama

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Movies with Corey Yuen as Actor(91)

as Uncle Ting2012 The Collector
as General of Cao2010 Just Another Pandora's Box
as Uncle Po1997 Hero
as Bartender1995 The Enforcer
as Doctor treating Jackie1995 Thunderbolt
as Shopper in mall1994 The Bodyguard from Beijing
as Li Kwok Bon1993 The Legend II
as Officer Pun1993 Women On The Run
as Wei Tien Hsien1991 Bury Me High
as Master1991 Saviour of the Soul
as Master Fok Wan1991 Fist of Fury 1991
as Brock's Poker Opponent in Dream1991 The Gambling Ghost
as Brother Big Nose1991 The Raid
as Policeman1991 Legend of the Dragon
as Fishy Shing1991 The Top Bet
as Sergeant Shih Chun1990 Mortuary Blues
as Policeman1990 License to Steal
as Shing1990 All for the Winner
as Mr Yuen1990 The Nocturnal Demon
as Coolie [cameo]1989 Pedicab Driver
as himself1988 Painted Faces
as Hen Egg1988 Spooky, Spooky
as Dan1988 In the Blood
as Candy seller1988 Three Against the World
as Dauphne's new apartment neighbor1988 Couples, Couples, Couples
as Uncle Nine's birthday guest1987 Mr. Vampire III
as Judy Vu (as Kwai Yuen)1987 Eastern Condors
as Shi Yu's gang1986 Millionaires Express
as Taoist priest in deity Chun Kui costume1986 Where's Officer Tuba?
as Joe Doh1986 Righting Wrongs
as Ah Tad's SWAT buddy1985 Heart of Dragon
as Policeman [extra]1985 Yes, Madam!
as Devil Disciple leader1983 Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain
as Lu Chen gang member1982 Dragon Lord
as [Small Role]1981 The Martial Artist
as Guard in the cave1981 Game Of Death II
as Rubber Legs' student1979 Dance of the Drunk Mantis
as Flying Guillotine at bamboo trees1978 The Vengeful Beauty
as Pai Kwa Hall's swordsman1978 Soul of the Sword
as Hei Pai killer1978 Born Invincible
as Lama Monk Guard1978 Flying Guillotine II
as Sun Hung of Hu Pei, 5th Grandmaster1977 The 7 Grandmasters
as Robber1977 Instant Kung Fu Man
as Ambusher w/spear1977 Snuff Bottle Connection
as Assassin1977 The Invincible Armour
as Spearman (as Yuen Kwai)1977 Hero of the Wild
as Japanese in Hei Sha Clan1977 Death Duel
as Poisonous Moths Clan member1977 The Battle Wizard
as Sam's thug1977 To Kill a Jaguar
as One of Chou's guards / Hao's bodyguard1977 Broken Oath
as Soldier in tree1977 The Fatal Flying Guillotines
as Thug1977 Deadly Angels
as [Extra]1977 Jade Tiger
as Brother Lin's Gangster1976 The Criminals
as [Extra]1976 Brotherhood
as Road Worker1976 Oily Maniac
as Kao's guard1976 The Himalayan
as Thug in Bar1976 Bruce Lee and I
as Chien's Man1976 The Magic Blade
as [Extra]1975 The Man from Hong Kong
as Lui Fu's thug1975 The Young Dragons
as Japanese1975 The Valiant Ones
as [Extra]1974 Wits to Wits
as Japanese Student1974 The Tournament
as [Extra]1974 Paris Killers
as Japanese1973 None But the Brave
as Jean Valsoie 's assistant1973 Death Blow
as Wong's student1973 The Master of Kung Fu
as Hapkido Student1972 Hapkido
as Thug1972 The Brutal Boxer
as Japanese fighter (uncredited)1972 Fist of Fury
as Guard1972 The Devil's Mirror
as Hsia soldier - King's tent1972 The 14 Amazons
as San Hu's thug1968 The Jade Raksha

Movies with Corey Yuen as Crew(83)

Crew/Choreographer2017 Soccer Killer
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer2014 Rise of the Legend
Crew/Choreographer2011 Shaolin
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer2008 Transporter 3
Directing/Director2006 DOA: Dead or Alive
Directing/Second Unit Director2005 Transporter 2
Directing/Director2004 The Twins Effect II
Directing/Director2002 So Close
Directing/Director2002 The Transporter
Directing/Assistant Director2002 The Transporter
Directing/Director2001 The Avenging Fist
Directing/Action Director2000 X-Men
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1998 Timeless Romance
Directing/Director1998 And Now You're Dead
Directing/Director1997 Hero
Writing/Screenplay1997 Hero
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1997 Black Rose II
Directing/Director1997 Black Rose II
Directing/Director1997 Mahjong Dragon
Directing/Director1995 The Enforcer
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1994 Legend of the Red Dragon
Directing/Director1994 The Bodyguard from Beijing
Crew/Choreographer1993 The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk
Directing/Director1993 The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk
Crew/Choreographer1993 The Legend II
Directing/Director1993 The Legend II
Directing/Director1993 Women On The Run
Production/Producer1993 Women On The Run
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1993 Women On The Run
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1993 Women On The Run
Directing/Director1992 Ghost Punting
Directing/Director1992 Saviour Of The Soul II
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1992 Saviour Of The Soul II
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1992 Saviour Of The Soul II
Directing/Action Director1992 Saviour Of The Soul II
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1992 Operation Scorpio
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1992 Operation Scorpio
Production/Producer1992 Fist of Fury 1991 II
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1992 Moon Warriors
Directing/Director1991 Saviour of the Soul
Production/Producer1991 Fist of Fury 1991
Directing/Director1991 The Top Bet
Production/Producer1991 The Top Bet
Directing/Director1990 She Shoots Straight
Production/Producer1990 Shanghai Shanghai
Directing/Action Director1990 Shanghai Shanghai
Production/Producer1990 Mortuary Blues
Writing/Characters1990 God of Gamblers II
Directing/Director1990 All for the Winner
Directing/Action Director1990 All for the Winner
Production/Producer1990 All for the Winner
Crew/Choreographer1989 The Blonde Fury
Directing/Director1989 Casino Raiders
Directing/Co-Director1988 Dragons Forever
Directing/Director1988 In the Blood
Production/Producer1987 Eastern Condors
Directing/Director1986 No Retreat, No Surrender
Writing/Screenplay1986 No Retreat, No Surrender
Writing/Screenstory1986 No Retreat, No Surrender
Directing/Director1986 Righting Wrongs
Production/Producer1986 Righting Wrongs
Crew/Choreographer1985 Heart of Dragon
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1985 Yes, Madam!
Directing/Director1985 Yes, Madam!
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1985 Yes, Madam!
Directing/Action Director1985 Yes, Madam!
Crew/Choreographer1982 Ninja in the Dragon's Den
Directing/Director1982 Ninja in the Dragon's Den
Writing/Writer1982 Ninja in the Dragon's Den
Crew/Choreographer1981 The Martial Artist
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1981 The Martial Artist
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1981 The Martial Artist
Directing/Action Director1981 The Martial Artist
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1981 Game Of Death II
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1981 Game Of Death II
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1980 We're Going to Eat You
Crew/Choreographer1979 Dance of the Drunk Mantis
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1974 Kung Fu 10th Dan
Directing/Director1973 The Cub Tiger from Kwang Tung
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1973 The Cub Tiger from Kwang Tung

Full Name: Corey Yuan
Born: Thursday, 02/15 1951 (February) in Hong Kong (current age: 70 years + 81 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: Standard Chinese
Other names for Corey Yuen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Don Yuen"
"Yuen Kwei"
"Yuan Kuei"
"Yuen Kuei"
"Yuen Fui"
"Yuen Yan-Kwei"
"Yuan Kue"
"Corey Yuen Kwai"
Corey Yuen frequently works together with these people:
Sammo Hung (59x, Actor)
Yuen Biao (50x, Actor)
Yuen Wah (36x, Actor)
Jeffrey Lau (34x, Crew)
Mang Hoi (27x, Actor)
Jackie Chan (23x, Actor)
Yuen Tak (23x, Actor)
Chung Fat (21x, Actor)
Wu Ma (20x, Actor)
Lowell Lo (17x, Crew)
Ng See-Yuen (16x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9973, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 04/22/2021