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With over thirty directing and producing credits to his name, Johnnie To enjoyed international breakthroughs with Election (2005), Election 2 (2006) (aka "Triad Election") and Exiled (2006); those films enjoyed multiple international film festival appearances and were separately sold to more than 21 foreign territories (including theatrical ... See full bio »


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Mad Detective Director
Election Director
Drug War Director
Exiled Director


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 2020 Septet: The Story of Hong Kong (segment "Bonanza")
 2019 Chasing Dream
 2016 Three
 2015 Office
 2012 Drug War
 2009 Vengeance
 2008 Sparrow
 2008 Linger
 2007 Mad Detective
 2007 Triangle
 2006 Exiled
 2006 Election 2
 2005 Election
 2005 The Open Road (Short)
 2004 Throw Down
 2004 Breaking News
 2003 1:99 Shorts (TV Movie)
 2003 PTU
 2001 Wu Yen
 2000 Help!!!
 1999 The Mission
 1998 The Longest Nite (uncredited)
 1997 Lifeline (as To Kei Fung)
 1995 Dead End (TV Movie)
 1995 Tomorrow (TV Movie)
 1995 Loving You
 1993 The Mad Monk
 1992 Justice, My Foot! (as Kei-fung To)
 1990 The Iron Butterfly 2 (TV Movie)
 1989 The Iron Butterfly (TV Movie)
 1988 Die xue huang pu tan (TV Movie)
 1988 It's No Heaven (TV Movie)
 1988 The Big Heat (as To Kei Fung)
 1985 The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain (TV Series) (37 episodes)
- Episode #1.40 (1985)
- Episode #1.39 (1985)
- Episode #1.38 (1985)
- Episode #1.37 (1985)
- Episode #1.35 (1985)
 1983 The Legend of the Condor Heroes (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1983)
 1982 Love and Passion (TV Mini Series)
 1982 The Wild Bunch (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- Episode #1.20 (1982)
- Episode #1.19 (1982)
- Episode #1.18 (1982)
- Episode #1.17 (1982)
- Episode #1.16 (1982)
 1981 Jok gor juk (TV Mini Series)
 1981 Chin wong kwun ying wui (TV Series) (1981)
 1980 Ging wah cheun mung (TV Series) (1980)
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Alternate Names:

Qifeng Du | Johnnie To Kei Fung | Johnny To Kei Fung | To Kai Fung | To Kei Fung | Johnnie To Kei-Fung | Johnny To Kei-Fung | To Kei-Fung | Du Qifeng | Johnny To | Kai Fung To | Kei-Fung To | Kei-fung To

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We are aware about censorship, so alternative endings, such as the Malaysian one, are no real surprises for us. As concerning their 'Crime doesn't pay' slogan, this is a typical 'government' thought, and it doesn't reflect reality in any way. It's like good people, who take the risk to have a bad life after all; you never know what might happen and as a filmmaker (and storyteller) you don't have ... See more »


Alain Delon is his favorite actor. See more »


Frequently collaborates with writers Kin-Yee Au, Tin-Shing Yip, and Nai-Hoi Yau, his Milkyway Creative Team. See more »


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