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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)
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[on working in Hollywood] Even though I enjoyed the opportunity to work in Hollywood, I never got used to their system. I didn't like much of the studio people. Well, there are too much politics and so much going on, and a lot of them have nothing to do with the movie. It's all about power, it's all about egos.
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.
His characters often mimic the actions of other their counterparts, typically accompanied by flashbacks of those scenes.