Michelle Yeoh has acted in white-knuckle kung fu, fantasy Wuxia, spy thrillers, and a moving biography. The tremendous focus on perfecting a performance was not limited to kung fu movies. When she had the chance to take on a real-life figure in The Lady, she made the task appear simple. She spent hours studying archival material, practising her English accent, and learning a new language. If there was any doubt about Yeoh’s abilities, it took a multiverse war to prove them. Michelle Yeoh roles she has done and filmography is as varied.
1. Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022)
Director(s)- Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Evelyn Wang has reached the end of her rope. Her family’s laundromat is collapsing, her husband’s marriage is in jeopardy, and there’s plenty more family turmoil. That is, unless she is gets into a multiverse struggle. Michelle Yeoh is in her best performance in years, and she carries the film from beginning to end with ease. Everything Everywhere All at Once, from the Daniels, is a special retrospective and honour to Yeoh’s whole career. It combines the stunts, emotions, and humour that make her a versatile actress and performer.
2. The Lady (2011)
Director- Luck Besson
The Lady is an epic love story about an outstanding marriage and family who, at great human cost, sacrifice their pleasure for a greater cause. Aung San Suu Kyi’s and Michael Aris’s story is told here. Their love continues over great distances, long separations, and a dangerously hostile dictatorship. A tale of devotion and human understanding set against the backdrop of current political instability. The Lady is also the narrative of a woman’s peaceful quest for democracy in Burma.
3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Director- Ang Lee
Li Mu Bai, a renowned fighter who yearns for enlightenment, decides to give up his famed Green Destiny sword, a keen four-hundred-year-old blade of heroes, in early nineteenth-century China, during the closing years of the Qing empire. To commemorate the conclusion of a bloody career, Li entrusts the treasured weapon to Yu Shu Lien, an amazing female warrior; nevertheless, once there, a bold and quick masked thief manages to steal it. Unrequited affections, ardent desires, an unquenchable longing for independence, and cruel loose ends lie in the way of Shu Lien’s pursuit of the expert burglar.
4. Supercop (1992)
Director- Stanley Tong
Ka Kui, a Hong Kong cop, is deploy undercover to mainland China to bust a narcotics trafficking gang. After breaking the drug lord’s brother out of prison, he and another agent are sent to work for the syndicate in Hong Kong. The criminal boss’s wife gets capture in Malaysia for drug trafficking and will be executed soon. She is, however, the only person who knows the account number of a hidden Swiss bank account carrying millions of dollars in drug money. While the two officers prepare for the jailbreak in Malaysia, Ka Kui bumps into his girlfriend May, who has gone there from Hong Kong. His cover soon gets broke, his girlfriend gets kidnap, and he is now force to assist the criminals in breaking into the jail.
5. Yes, Madam! (1985)
Director- Corey Yuen
Asprin and Strepsil are two petty criminals who become embroiled in a murder case after stealing stuff from a slain man. The victim had secreted a vital microfilm in his passport, which the thieves handed over to Panadol, a forger friend. Inspector NG and Inspector Morris from Scotland Yard have been assign to the case. The investigation leads the cops to the bumbling crooks, and they are soon on the trail of Triad leader Tin, who will stop at nothing to reclaim the incriminating film, and with his hitman and bodyguard at his side, he proves too much for the inspectors to catch using legal means, so they give up their badges and pursue Tin alone.
6. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Director- Roger Spottiswoode
To complete his worldwide communications empire, megalomaniac media magnate Elliot Carver only needs broadcasting rights in China. However, the Chinese are proving to be obstinate, so he devises a cunning scheme to defeat them by simply provoking a war between them and the British. When a British vessel is sunk in Chinese seas and its deadly cargo is stolen, James Bond sets out on a perilous quest to uncover the truth. The Chinese are also have interest in learning more about what is going on, so they send their own agent, Wai Lin, who shows to be a match for James Bond.
7. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Director- Jon M. Chu
When Nick Young, her charming, dashing, Oxford-educated lover, invites her to attend his best friend’s wedding in cosmopolitan Singapore, Rachel Chu, a spunky Chinese-American economics professor, is overjoyed. Rachel sees this trip as a wonderful opportunity to meet Nick’s family, and soon learns that Nick has been keeping a little secret: the Youngs are not only immensely wealthy, but they’re also the wealthiest family in the country. Now, when Rachel tries her hardest to earn Nick’s love by mixing with Singapore’s elite, a clash with Nick’s disapproving mother, Eleanor Young, an exquisite but cold matriarch determined by duty and tradition, is unavoidable.