Chow Yun-Fat

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Name
Chow
Last name
Yun-Fat
Born
May 18, 1955
Gender
male
Nationality
Chinese
Profession
actor
Zodiac sign
Taurus

Chow Yun-Fat Movies

Chow Yun-Fat movie quotes, phrases and lines

From the movie: Anna and the King

“- King Mongkut: You do not look sufficient of age for scientific teaching. How many years have you?
– Anna Leonowens: Enough to know that age and wisdom do not necessarily go hand in hand, Your Majesty.”
Chow Yun-Fat – King Mongkut
Jodie Foster – Anna

From the movie: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

“Like most things, I am nothing.”
Chow Yun-Fat – Master Li Mu Bai

From the movie: The Corruptor

“You don’t change Chinatown, it changes you.”
Chow Yun-Fat – Nick Chen

From the movie: Anna and the King

“- Anna Leonowens: You have the power to lead your people…
– King Mongkut: Now is not the time to change the way that things are done!
– Anna Leonowens: Well, if not now, then when? How many more people must die so that you might save face?”
Jodie Foster – Anna
Chow Yun-Fat – King Mongkut

From the movie: Hard Boiled

“Most things go in and out of style, that is with the exception of war of course.”
Chow Yun-Fat – Insp. “Tequila” Yuen

From the movie: The Replacement Killers

“- John Lee: My father taught me how to shoot.
– Meg Coburn: Playing catch is so impersonal.”
Chow Yun-Fat – John Lee
Mira Sorvino – Meg Coburn

From the movie: Hard Boiled

– Insp. “Tequila” Yuen: What’s with all these paper cranes? You bored? Maybe you feel lonelyhere?
– Alan: You know, I’ve always hated making cranes. I make one each time I kill somebody. How about it, shall I make you one?
– Insp. “Tequila” Yuen: No thanks. And if you’ll get killed, who’ll make yours?
Chow Yun-Fat – Insp. “Tequila” Yuen
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai – Alan

From the movie: The Corruptor

“- Danny Wallace: How do I know I can trust you?
– Nick Chen: You don’t.”
Mark Wahlberg – Danny Wallace
Chow Yun-Fat – Nick Chen

From the movie: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

“No growth without assistance. No action without reaction. No desire without restraint.”
Chow Yun-Fat – Master Li Mu Bai

“Working in front of the camera keeps me alive. I couldn’t care less about actors’ trailers and food on sets and stuff like that – I just want to act.”
Chow Yun-Fat

“Some of the substance of English words, I just don’t understand at all because the culture’s so strange to me.”
Chow Yun-Fat

“An actor is only merchandise.”
Chow Yun-Fat

“As an actor we’re just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors.”
Chow Yun-Fat

From the movie: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

“Give yourself up and find yourself again.”
Chow Yun-Fat – Master Li Mu Bai

From the movie: The Replacement Killers

“- John Lee: He’s my patron.
– Meg Coburn: Patron?
– John Lee: He made it possible for me to come here.
– Meg Coburn: What does he, sponsor you to play the violin?
– John Lee: … in exchange for… services.
– Meg Coburn: What a nice way of saying you kill people.”

Chow Yun-Fat – John Lee
Mira Sorvino – Meg Coburn

From the movie: Anna and the King

“- Anna Leonowens: I would like to know why, if science can unravel something as beautiful as music… why it cannot posit a solution for a schoolteacher and a king.
– King Mongkut: The manner in which people might understand such new possibilities is also process of evolution.
– Anna Leonowens: Everything in Siam has its own time.”

Jodie Foster – Anna
Chow Yun-Fat – King Mongkut

From the movie: Hard Boiled

“You’re full of shit, you know that? There’s a toilet over there.”

Chow Yun-Fat – Insp. “Tequila” Yuen

From the movie: Anna and the King

“- The Kralahome, Prime Minister: Your Majesty, I believe there has been enough insult caused by this woman who believes herself to be the equal of a man.
– King Mongkut: Not the equal of a man, Chao Phya. The equal of a King.”
Syed Alwi – The Kralahome
Chow Yun-Fat – King Mongkut

From the movie: Hard Boiled

– Insp. “Tequila” Yuen: Which year did you graduate? Who was your teacher?
– Alan: Are you testing me?
– Insp. “Tequila” Yuen: I’d just like to ask your teach how he managed to produce such a stubborncop.
Chow Yun-Fat – Insp. “Tequila” Yuen
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai – Alan

From the movie: Anna and the King

“I will be there in your dreams, as you will be in mine.”

Chow Yun-Fat – King Mongkut

From the movie: The Replacement Killers

“- John Lee: You’re safer with me.
– Meg Coburn: Is it my perfume or something? Because you are the second guy today to assume I need, want or will accept help. I won’t.
– John Lee: It’s not an option.”
Chow Yun-Fat – John Lee
Mira Sorvino – Meg Coburn

From the movie: Anna and the King

“- Anna Leonowens: My mind has taken me down many roads of late. All of which lead absolutely nowhere. What would Buddha say of that?
– King Mongkut: That roads are for journeys, ma’am, not destinations.”
Jodie Foster – Anna
Chow Yun-Fat – King Mongkut

From the movie: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

“The things we touch have no permanence. My master would say: there is nothing we can hold onto in this world. Only by letting go can we truly possess what is real.”
Chow Yun-Fat – Master Li Mu Bai

From the movie: Anna and the King

“- King Mongkut: Gazing at the moon?
– Anna Leonowens: Yes, it is beautiful.
– King Mongkut: As the sun rises, she will surrender the night, but she is always with him, even when he cannot see her.
– Anna Leonowens: It must be a great comfort to him.”
Chow Yun-Fat – King Mongkut
Jodie Foster – Anna

From the movie: Anna and the King

“The Royal Family: Twenty three wives, forty two concubines, fifty eight offspring, and ten more on the way. Each one unique. Each one my hope for the future. I understand your surprise. Not as many as the Emperor of China, but he did not spend half of life in monastery. King making up for lost time.”

Chow Yun-Fat – King Mongkut

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