Raymond Chow

Producer, Reporter
Former manager of Shaw Brothers, the dominant force in Asian film production and distribution from the 1940s through the early 70s. Known as the "Hollywood of the East", the Shaw Empire went into decline following ... Read more »
Born: 12/31/1928 in Hong Kong

Filmography

Producer (72)

Zu Warriors 2005 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Accidental Spy 2001 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Iron Monkey 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

San Tau Chi Saidoi 2000 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tokyo Raiders 2000 (Movie)

(Producer)

12 Ye 1999 (Movie)

(Producer)

Chungwa yinghung 1999 (Movie)

(Producer)

Sing yun 1999 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bolei Cheun 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

City of Glass 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

Comrades, Almost a Love Story 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

A Queer Story 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Hold You Tight 1997 (Movie)

(Producer)

Kitchen 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Operation Condor 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Portland Street Blues 1997 (Movie)

(Producer)

Song Jia Huang Chao 1997 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Operation Condor 2: Armour of the Gods 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Intimates 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

Task Force 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

Who's The Woman, Who's The Man 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

Young and Dangerous 4 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

God of the Gamblers 3: The Early Stage 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

Hu-Du-Men 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Blade 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Stunt Woman 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

Viva Erotica 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

Once Upon a Time in China II 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Once Upon a Time in China III 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Summer Snow 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Armour of God 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Legend of Drunken Master 1994 (Movie)

("presents") (Producer)

Butterfly Lovers 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III 1993 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Once Upon A Time In China 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

China O'Brien II 1991 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Project A II 1991 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

A Show of Force 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Reincarnation of Golden Lotus 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

China O'Brien 1989 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Eastern Condors 1986 (Movie)

(Producer)

My Lucky Stars 1986 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Association 1986 (Movie)

(Producer)

Chocolate Inspector 1985 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

K'ung-pu fen-tzu 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

Police Story 1985 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Protector 1985 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Cannonball Run II 1984 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Happy Din Don 1984 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Lassiter 1984 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Millionaire's Express 1984 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Better Late Than Never 1983 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

High Road to China 1983 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Wheels on Meals 1983 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Megaforce 1982 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Cannonball Run 1981 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Death Hunt 1980 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Night Games 1980 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Big Brawl 1979 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Happenings 1979 (Movie)

(Producer)

Game of Death 1978 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Amsterdam Kill 1978 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Boys in Company C 1978 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

S.T.A.B. 1975 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Enter the Dragon 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Man From Hong Kong 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)

Deep Thrust--The Hand of Death 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)

Fists of Fury 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)

Return of the Dragon 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Chinese Connection 1971 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

Biography

Former manager of Shaw Brothers, the dominant force in Asian film production and distribution from the 1940s through the early 70s. Known as the "Hollywood of the East", the Shaw Empire went into decline following Chow's departure from the company in 1970 to form the rival Golden Harvest group. Chow turned to producing English-language films in 1977.

EDUCATION

St John's University

Shanghai

Milestones

1990

Served as executive produer of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

1979

First Hollywood film, "Night Games"

1976

First feature as executive producer, "S.T.A.B."

1973

Produced the Bruce Lee directed, "Return of the Dragon"

1973

First collaboration with director Robert Clouse, "Enter the Dragon"; also first US co-production

1972

Feature debut as producer, "Fist of Fury"

1969

Founded Golden Harvest; signed Bruce Lee

1960

Began work in film industry as publicist at Shaw Brothers Organization; remained ther for ten years

Born in Hong Kong

Worked as reporter for HONG KONG STANDARD

Raised in Shanghai, China

Bonus Trivia

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Received Order of the British Empire

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