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Chow Yun-Fat

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $371,198,506 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #500)
Best-known acting roles: Capt. Sao Feng (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End), Li Mu Bai (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), King Mongkut of Siam (Anna and the King), The Bulletproof Monk (Bulletproof Monk), Nick Chen (The Corruptor)
Most productive collaborators: Gong Li, Lok Man Leung, Jay Chou, Liu Ye, Aaron Kwok

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  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading7$197,039,897$174,158,609$371,198,506
Lead Ensemble Member2$623,853$104,800,368$105,424,221
Supporting2$318,783,210$702,865,675$1,021,648,885
(Unclassified)4$35,232,105$31,014,548$66,246,653

Career Trend

This graph shows Chow Yun-Fat’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/8/2016 Cold War 2 Osward Kan, Senior Counsel  $560,824 $104,000,000 $104,560,824
10/2/2015 Shanghai Anthony Lan-Ting  $46,425 $15,459,497 $15,505,922
9/18/2015 O Piseu Ho Chung ping  $34,144 $2,914,592 $2,948,736
9/18/2015 Hua Li Shang Ban Zou Chairman Ho Chung-ping  $63,029 $800,368 $863,397
9/17/2013 Da Shang Hai   $0 $23,824,720 $23,824,720
3/2/2012 Rang zidan fei Master Huang  $63,012 $0 $63,012
4/10/2009 Dragonball Evolution Master Roshi  $9,362,785 $48,865,675 $58,228,460
5/23/2008 The Children of Huang Shi Chen Hansheng  $1,031,872 $7,189,828 $8,221,700
5/24/2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’… Capt. Sao Feng  $309,420,425 $654,000,000 $963,420,425
12/21/2006 Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia Emperor  $6,566,773 $70,337,656 $76,904,429
4/16/2003 Bulletproof Monk The Bulletproof Monk  $23,010,607 $0 $23,010,607
12/8/2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Li Mu Bai  $128,067,808 $85,446,864 $213,514,672
12/17/1999 Anna and the King King Mongkut of Siam  $39,251,128 $0 $39,251,128
3/12/1999 The Corruptor Nick Chen  $15,164,492 $0 $15,164,492
2/6/1998 The Replacement Killers John Lee  $19,035,741 $0 $19,035,741
Movies: 15Totals:$551,679,065$1,012,839,200$1,564,518,265
  Averages:$36,778,604$67,522,613$104,301,218

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/8/2016 Cold War 2 $157,385 23 $560,824 $104,560,824 0.5%
10/2/2015 Shanghai $26,604 103 $46,425 $15,505,922 0.3%
9/18/2015 O Piseu $34,144 15 $34,144 $2,948,736 1.2%
9/18/2015 Hua Li Shang Ban Zou $0 15 $63,029 $863,397 7.3%
3/2/2012 Rang zidan fei $11,287 10 $63,012 $63,012 100.0%
12/21/2006 Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia $478,771 1,234 $6,566,773 $76,904,429 8.5%
4/16/2003 Bulletproof Monk $8,653,542 2,955 $23,010,607 $23,010,607 100.0%
12/8/2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $663,205 2,027 $128,067,808 $213,514,672 60.0%
12/17/1999 Anna and the King $5,223,416 2,140 $39,251,128 $39,251,128 100.0%
Movies: 9Totals:  $197,663,750$476,622,727 
 Averages:$1,694,262947$21,962,639$52,958,08142.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/10/2009 Dragonball Evolution $4,756,488 2,181 $9,362,785 $58,228,460 16.1%
5/24/2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’… $114,732,820 4,362 $309,420,425 $963,420,425 32.1%
Movies: 2Totals:  $318,783,210$1,021,648,885 
 Averages:$59,744,6543,272$159,391,605$510,824,44324.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 732 $197,663,750
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,641 $318,783,210
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,896 $551,679,065
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,217 $310,187,859
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,201 $551,679,065
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 685 $278,958,977
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,700 $702,865,675
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,062 $989,014,480
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 620 $777,174,457
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,272 $1,012,839,200
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 695 $476,622,727
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,146 $1,021,648,885
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,300 $1,540,693,545
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 796 $1,087,362,316
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,543 $1,564,518,265
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 162 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office 39 139
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office 48 139
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 101 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office 94 79
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 108 79
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 107 79
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 156 61
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 154 61
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 171 61
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 305 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 325 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 273 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office 48 118
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office 61 118
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 110 83
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 247 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 243 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 270 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 444 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 466 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 387 19
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,366 $733,290
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 189 $167,318,936
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 201-300) 211 $23,010,607
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 108 $6,600,917
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 638 $120,259,865
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 371 $85,446,864
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 19 $73,252,248
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 911 $120,993,155
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 201-300) 277 $252,765,800
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 201-300) 238 $23,010,607
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 30 $79,853,165
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 553 $197,663,750
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $278,958,977
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 502 $476,622,727
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,150 $657,997
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 101-200) 154 $151,078,415
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 512 $6,676,210
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 189 $39,251,128
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 481 $107,714,960
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 287 $85,446,864
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 201 $85,797,153
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 752 $108,372,957
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 214 $236,525,279
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 281 $92,473,363
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 245 $39,251,128
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 220 $158,206,012
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,450 $63,012
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 433 $39,297,553
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $63,029
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Multiple Genres Movies 25 $34,144
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 230 $259,784,520
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 604 $15,459,497
Top International Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 106 $800,368
Top International Leading Stars for Multiple Genres Movies 1 $2,914,592
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 215 $417,990,532
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,607 $63,012
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 502 $54,757,050
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 156 $863,397
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Multiple Genres Movies 6 $2,948,736
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 301-400) 372 $190,329,543
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,245 $6,613,198
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 201-300) 222 $721,009
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 623 $85,446,864
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 435 $85,797,153
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 47 $107,714,960
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 487 $275,776,407
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 640 $92,410,351
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 53 $108,435,969
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 390 $39,251,128
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies 88 $23,010,607
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 438 $39,251,128
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies 96 $23,010,607


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