Not having reached the same status as his famed “brothers” Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung, he is nonetheless regarded as one of the greatest Hong Kong movie martial artists and stuntmen with his acrobatics at the height of his career only being rivaled by Yuen Wah. He has starred in classic Kung Fu films like 1981’s The Prodigal Son and 1989’s The Iceman Cometh as well as having served as stuntman, stunt coordinator, and action choreographer for numerous other martial arts movies. Here’s a compilation of my favorite Yuen Biao fight scenes.
List of movies featured in order of appearance:
1. The Prodigal Son (1981)
2. The Legend is Born: Ip Man
3. The Iceman Cometh (1989)
5. Dragons Forever
6. Once Upon a Chinese Hero (Kickboxer) (1993)
7. Magnificent Butcher
8. No Problem 2
9. Wheels On Meals
10. (outro) Righting Wrongs (Above the Law)
Other notable films include The Victim (mainly assistant action director), Encounters of the Spooky Kind (mainly action director/choreographer), Dreadnaught, Winners and Sinners, Project A, Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain, My Lucky Stars, Eastern Condors, Millionaire’s Express/Shanghai Express, Rosa, Righting Wrongs, Once Upon a Time in China, A Kid From Tibet, The Sword Stained with Royal Blood, Shanghai Noon (action director/choreographer), Rob-B-Hood, Tai Chi Hero, The Bodyguard. (TV Series include Wing Chun (2007)).