|Anna and the King 1999 PG-13, 145 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Andy Tennant
Cast: Jodie Foster, Yun-Fat Chow, Ling Bai, Tom Felton, Syed Alwi, Randall Duk Kim, Lim Kay Siu, Melissa Campbell, Keith Chin, Mano Maniam, Shanthini Venugopal, Deanna Yusoff, Geoffrey Palmer, Ann Firbank, Bill Stewart
In this classic story of Empire vs. Colonial cultures, Anna Leonowens (Jodie Foster) is a prim, widowed British schoolteacher who has been hired as a tutor for the King (Yun-Fat Chow) of Siam's oldest child. She travels miles from home and arrives in Siam with her young son Louis (Tom Felton). Now, Anna learns that the King has 26 wives and 53 children. She and the King begin with prejudices against the others' cultures, but both realize the importance of educating the children and begin to recognize the good qualities in each other.
|The Beautiful Country 2004 R, 125 min.|
Director: Hans Petter Moland
Cast: Damien Nguyen, Nick Nolte, Tim Roth, Ling Bai, Temuera Morrison, Chapman To, Mai Thi Hoa, Dins Xuan Phuc, Thu An Nguyen, Ka Duy Pham, Minh Trang Ngo, Dang Quoc Thinh Tran, Thi Kim Xuan Chau, Tang Vu, Thu Anh
Binh (Damien Nguyen) is the son of American soldier Steve (Nick Nolte) and his Vietnamese mother, Ling (Ling Bai). With his half brother in tow, Binh leaves his foster family in their remote village determined to find his birth parents.
|Edmond 2006 R, 82 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Stuart Gordon
Cast: William H. Macy, Julia Stiles, Joe Mantegna, Ling Bai, Jeffrey Combs, Denise Richards, Mena Suvari, Dylan Walsh, Russell Hornsby, Debi Mazar, Rebecca Pidgeon, Lionel Mark Smith, Marcus Thomas, Jack Wallace
Bored and discontented, middle-class businessman Edmund Burke (William H. Macy) stops by a tarot reader storefront on his way home from work. The message he receives, "You are not where you belong." encourages him to leave his wife (Rebecca Pidgeon). That act begins his downhill spiral into the city's violent underworld where Edmund responds in kind.
|Face 2002 PG-13, 87 min.|
Director: Bertha Bay-Sa Pan
Cast: Ling Bai, Kieu Chinh, Kristy Wu, Anthony "Treach" Criss, Ken Leung, Will Yun Lee, Tina Chen, Melissa Martinez, Deedee Magno, Les J.N. Mau, Tina Factor, Diane Cheng, Christy Qin, Ruth Zhang, Jim Chu
Three generations of women have difficulties communicating as each has her own set of problems within the Chinese culture. Twenty years ago, Kim (Bai Ling) was raped and became pregnant as a result. According to Chinese tradition, she married baby Genie's father. The marriage failed, and Kim left Genie in the care of her mother (Kieu Chinh). Now, Kim has returned to visit and finds Genie (Kristy Wu) dating a Black DJ (Anthony "Treach" Criss), which goes against Chinese tradition. The three women now struggle to find a common thread in their lives.
|My Baby's Daddy 2004 PG-13, 99 min.|
Director: Cheryl Dunye
Cast: Eddie Griffin, Anthony Anderson, Michael Imperioli, Paula Jai Parker, Joanna Bacalso, Ling Bai, Marsha Thomason, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Dee Freeman, Method Man, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Randy Sklar
Friends since childhood and now in their 20s, Lonnie (Eddie Griffin), G (Anthony Anderson), and Dom (Michael Imperioli) all become fathers before they are really ready for the task at hand. Partying has taken up most of their time. Will they be able to understand the rewards associated with being good fathers?
|Paris 2003 R, 98 min.|
Director: Ramin Niami
Cast: Chad Allen, Ling Bai, James Russo, Ron Jeremy, Biff Yeager, Nancye Ferguson, Belinda Waymouth, Jeni Chua, Irene Bedard, Raymond Ma, John Snyder, E.J. Callahan
L.A. cop Jason Bartok (Chad Allen) searches the seamy streets of L.A. and Las Vegas in search of Linda (Ling Bai) to deliver money that his corrupt partner, Leon (James Russo), took from a crime scene. He finds her and also finds love.
|Point of Origin 2002 R, 88 min.|
Director: Newton Thomas Sigel
Cast: Ray Liotta, John Leguizamo, Colm Feore, Cliff Curtis, Ling Bai, Illeana Douglas, Ronny Cox, Trent Gill, Shashawnee Hall, Nora Zehetner, Marshall Manesh
This made-for-HBO film is based on the true story of a serial arsonist in Glendale, CA, and the efforts of a top arson investigator (Ray Liotta) and his group to bring the fire-starter to justice.
|Red Corner 1997 R, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Jon Avnet
Cast: Richard Gere, Ling Bai, Bradley Whitford, Byron Mann, Peter Donat, Robert(2) Stanton, Richard Venture, Tsai Chin, James Hong, Tzi Ma, Ulrich Matschoss, Jessey Meng, Roger Yuan, Chi Yu Li, Henry O
An American lawyer, Jack Moore (Richard Gere), on a business trip to Bejing, China, enjoys a one-night stand with a model and wakes up to find her dead. A young Chinese attorney Shen Yuelin (Ling Bai) defends Moore and finds his own life changing as the case evolves.
|She Hate Me 2004 R, 140 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Spike Lee
Cast: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci, Jim Brown, Ossie Davis, Jamel Debbouze, Brian Dennehy, Woody Harrelson, Reynaldo Rosales, John Turturro, Q-Tip, Ling Bai, Lonette McKee, Paula Jai Parker
Jack Armstrong (Anthony Mackie) was fired after he exposed corrupt business practices, and now he is desperate for cash–until a big deal comes along: Jack will impregnate lesbians and get paid big money for it.
|Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow 2004 PG, 107 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Adventure / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Kerry Conran
Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Gambon, Ling Bai, Omid Djalili, Laurence Olivier, Angelina Jolie, Trevor Baxter, Julian Curry, Peter Law, Jon Rumney, Louis Hilyer, Khan Bonfils, Samta Gyatso
Extraordinary visual effects highlight this fantasy film, which is set in 1939 when news reporter Polly Perkins (Gwyneth Paltrow) hitches a ride with pilot Joe 'Sky Captain' Sullivan (Giovanni Ribisi). Their mission: to chase robots and flying machines that threaten Manhattan and to stop the efforts of a mad scientist who plans to destroy Earth.
|Somewhere in the City 1998 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Ramin Niami
Cast: Sandra Bernhard, Ornella Muti, Robert John Burke, Peter Stormare, Ling Bai, Paul Anthony Stewart, Bulle Ogier, Linda Dano, Bill Sage, Steve Schub, Kim Walker, John Fugelsang, Robert H. Shapiro, Kelly Dupre, Jimmy Noonan
Six New York City Lower East Side apartment dwellers lead lives bordering on both sides of eccentric. Therapist Betty (Sandra Bernhard) would love to find the right man to fill her dreams, actor Graham (Peter Stormare) is looking for a big film role, immigrant Lu Lu (Ling Bai) wants a green card for her husband, and Che's (Paul Anthony Stewart) wife Marta (Ornella Muti) is in love with inept thief Frankie (Robert John Burke). Their lives cross when former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (playing himself) is kidnapped during the finale of this ensemble comedy.
|Southland Tales 2006 R, 144 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Sci-Fi / Drama / Thriller
Director: Richard Kelly
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Curtis Armstrong, Joe Campana, Nora Dunn, Beth Grant, Wood Harris, John Larroquette, Ling Bai, Jon Lovitz, Christopher Lambert, Mandy Moore, Holmes Osborne, Lisa K. Wyatt
A nuclear strike on Texas has resulted in political and environmental disasters that have caused the United States to institute strict security measures to ward off terrorists. Action-movie star Boxer Santaros (Dwayne Johnson) is married to Madeline (Mandy Moore) whose father, Senator Bobby Frost (Holmes Osborne), is a Republican vice-presidential candidate plotting a national takeover. But, Boxer is kidnapped under mysterious circumstances and now, after gaining freedom, suffers amnesia, can not remember Madeline, and has teamed up with porn princess Krysta (Sarah Michelle Gellar). He is also involved with a Hermosa Beach police officer (Sean William Scott) whose identity has split in two–resulting in twins, Roland and Ronald Taverner. Taverner's efforts to find himself just might provide the key to a dangerous conspiracy.
|Three... Extremes 2004 R, 125 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Horror
Director: Takashi Miike, Fruit Chan, Park Chan-wook
Cast: Miriam Yeung Chin Wah, Ling Bai, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Lee Byung-hun, Lim Won-hie, Kang Hye-jeong, Kyoko Hasegawa, Atsuro Watabe, Mai Suzuki, Yuu Suzuki
Three short, horror stories with the theme of mortality contribute to this film, which brings together three of Asia's most extreme directors.
|Wild Wild West 1999 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Action / Western Sci-Fi / Comedy
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Cast: Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma Hayek, M. Emmet Walsh, Ted Levine, Frederique Van Der Wal, Musetta Vander, Sofia Eng, Ling Bai, Mike H. McGaughy, Jerry Wills, Garcelle Beauvais, Buck Taylor, Rodney A. Grant
Eccentric inventor Dr. Arliss Loveless (Kenneth Branagh) wants to change the course of history by killing President Grant (Kevin Kline) and giving most of the country back to England and Spain. Enter special agents James T. West (Will Smith) and Artemus Gordon (also played by Kevin Kline) who, as they are investigating the strange disappearances of many scientists, walk right into the dastardly plot.
|1. Anna and the King (1999)|
2. The Beautiful Country (2004)
3. Edmond (2006)
4. Face (2002)
5. My Baby's Daddy (2004)
6. Paris (2003)
7. Point of Origin (2002)
8. Red Corner (1997)
9. She Hate Me (2004)
10. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
11. Somewhere in the City (1998)
12. Southland Tales (2006)
13. Three... Extremes (2004)
14. Wild Wild West (1999)
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