21 wins & 19 nominations.
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(Short) (segment "Hostage")
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3 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
10 Interviews |
17 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Ng Yu Chen | Yu Chen Ng | Yu-Sam Ng | Wu Yu Shen | Wu Yu Sheng | John Y.S. Woo | John Wu | Yao Shen Wu | Yu Sheng Wu | Yu Shen Wu | Yu-Sheng Wu | Yu-Shen Wu | Yu-shen Wu | Yusen Wu | Wu Yu-shen
5' 4½" (1.64 m)
Did You Know?
[on working with Jean-Claude Van Damme
] That's a long story. About five or six years ago, I got many offers from Hollywood studios. The producer and script writers [for Hard Target
(1993)] flew to Hong Kong to see me and they asked me to do the picture. [Van Damme was being considered to star.] Van Damme wanted a change, he wanted to prove himself as an actor. And he asked me to do the film. I ...
His film The Killer
(1989) (alongside City on Fire
(1987) by Ringo Lam
) was one of the inspirations for Quentin Tarantino
's Reservoir Dogs
(1992). Although the plot came from "City on Fire", a lot of the style of "Reservoir Dogs" (e.g., the suits, the Mexican standoffs, the double guns) came from "The Killer" as well as Woo's work in general.
Since making films in the U.S., Woo has started to use doves as a symbol for peace in his films. They are often pictured flying away as the shooting begins.