With a career still going strong after 35 years, Chow Yun-fat secured his place in the heroic bloodshed genre with films like A Better Tomorrow (1986). In his role as an assured, coolheaded gangster he calmly dispatches a group of bad guys who betrayed him.

5 scenes that made ‘cool-as-ice gangster’ Chow Yun-fat a screen legend

Famously modest in real life, Chow Yun-fat’s brilliant on-screen action exploits made him an icon, writes Douglas Parkes

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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With a career still going strong after 35 years, Chow Yun-fat secured his place in the heroic bloodshed genre with films like A Better Tomorrow (1986). In his role as an assured, coolheaded gangster he calmly dispatches a group of bad guys who betrayed him.
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