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Ringo Lam Net Worth

Ringo Lam Net Worth is
$100,000

Ringo Lam Biography

Ringo Lam Ling-Tung (simplified Chinese: ???; traditional Chinese: ???; pinyin: Lín L?ngd?ng, Cantonese: Lam Ling-tung), is a Hong Kong film director, producer and scriptwriter. Born in Hong Kong in 1955, Lam initially went to an acting school. After finding he preferred making films to acting, he went to Canada to study film. In 1983, he returned and began filming comedy films. After the commercial success of his film Aces Go Places IV, he was allowed to develop his own film. Lam directed City on Fire in 1987 which led him to winning his first Hong Kong Film Award.Lam followed up City on Fire with other similar films that shared a dark view of Hong Kong society. Many of these films starred Chow Yun Fat. In 1996, Lam made his first American film, Maximum Risk starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Lam would continue working on film productions in both Hong Kong and two more American productions with Jean-Claude Van Damme until 2003. Lam's final directorial effort was directing one third of the portmanteau film Triangle along with Tsui Hark and Johnnie To. In 2014, it was announced that Lam was working on a new feature film.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth1955-01-01
Place Of BirthHong Kong
ProfessionDirector, Producer, Writer
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=100377


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Hong Kong director Ringo Lam received the Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th New York Asian Film Festival.
2Shooting a film with Jean-Claude Van Damme called _After Death (2004)_. [July 2003]
3Was offered the chance to direct Until Death (2007) but declined because of creative differences with the producer.
4His film 'Long hu feng yun' was the inspiration for the plot and some of the scenes in Quentin Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs'.
5Studied film at York University, Toronto


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Orient Express Section Grand PrizeFantasportoBest FilmTie saam gok (2007)Johnnie To

Hark Tsui
1988Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest DirectorLung foo fong wan (1987)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016HKFCS AwardHong Kong Film Critics Society AwardsBest DirectorMai sing (2015)
2000Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest DirectorMu lu xiong guang (1999)
1999Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest DirectorMu lu xiong guang (1999)
1999Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Feature FilmMu lu xiong guang (1999)
1998Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest PictureGo do gaai bei (1997)
1998Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest DirectorGo do gaai bei (1997)
1988Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest PictureLung foo fong wan (1987)
1988Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest DirectorGam yuk fung wan (1987)


Filmography

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wild City2015completed
Eight & a Halffilming
Triangle2007
In Hell2003
Looking for Mister Perfect2003
Replicant2001
The Victim1999
The Suspect1998
Full Alert1997
Maximum Risk1996
The Adventurers1995
Burning Paradise1994
Full Contact1992
Twin Dragons1992
Prison on Fire II1991
Yi chu ji fa1991
Sheng zhan feng yun1990
Wild Search1989
School on Fire1988
Prison on Fire1987
City on Fire1987
Kai xin gui zhuang gui1986
Mad Mission 4: You Never Die Twice1986
Oi san yat ho1985
Gwan ji ho kau1984
Yam yeung choh1983

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wild City2015producer completed
Triangle2007executive producer / producer
The Victim1999producer
Simon Sez1999executive producer - uncredited
Full Alert1997executive producer
Full Contact1992producer
Sheng zhan feng yun1990producer
A Moment of Romance1990associate producer
Wild Search1989producer
School on Fire1988producer
Prison on Fire1987executive producer
City on Fire1987producer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wild City2015completed
Looking for Mister Perfect2003story
The Victim1999writer
The Suspect1998written by
Full Alert1997screenplay / story
The Adventurers1995
Yong chuang tian xia1990
City on Fire1987story
Oi san yat ho1985

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Twin Dragons1992Car Mechanic
Yi chu ji fa1991
The Eighth Happiness1988Audience Member
City on Fire1987Chow's Contact
Ni xi de ji1976

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heng cai san qian wan1987car stunt director

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tarantino, le disciple de Hong-Kong2011Documentary
Making of 'In Hell'2003Documentary shortHimself

Source
IMDB Wikipedia
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