Ronny Yu Yan-Tai (Chinese: 于仁泰) is a Hong Kong film director, producer, and movie writer. He has worked on both Hong Kong and American films. He is mostly known for his work in the American horror genre, such as Bride of Chucky (1998) and Freddy vs. Jason (2003).
|Born||1950 (age 69–70)|
|Other names||Ronny Yan-Tai Yu|
|Occupation||Director, producer, screenwriter|
In 1950, Yu was born in Hong Kong.
Yu graduated from Ohio University.
He was once attached to direct Snakes on a Plane and he was aboard the project when Samuel L. Jackson, whom he directed in The 51st State, signed on. Before shooting began, however, he was replaced by David R. Ellis. Yu directed the Fear Itself episode, "Family Man" which starred Clifton Collins Jr.. Yu appeared in the A Nightmare on Elm Street documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy. He also directed Bride of Chucky.
|1978||The Extras (Jia li fei)||No||Yes||No|
|1979||The Servant (Qiang nei qiang wai)||Yes||No||No|
|1980||The Saviour (Jiu shi zhe)||Yes||No||No|
|1981||The Postman Strikes Back (Xun cheng ma)||Yes||No||No|
|1981||The Trail (Zhui gui qi xiong)||Yes||No||No|
|1984||The Occupant (Ling qi po ren)||Yes||No||No|
|1985||Mummy Dearest (Si yan zi)||Yes||No||No|
|1985||Eight in the Family||No||Yes||No|
|1986||Legacy of Rage (Long zai jiang hu)||Yes||No||No|
|1987||It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World (Fu gui bi ren)||No||Yes||No|
|1988||The Girl Next Door||No||Yes||No|
|1988||Chicken and Duck Talk (Ji tong ya jiang)||No||Yes||No|
|1988||It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World 2 (Fu gui zai po ren)||No||Yes||No|
|1988||Bless This House (Meng gui fo tiao qiang)||Yes||No||No|
|1989||China White (Hong tian long hu hui)||Yes||Yes||No|
|1991||Great Pretenders (Qian wang)||Yes||No||No|
|1992||Shogun and Little Kitchen (Huo tou fu xing)||Yes||No||No|
|1992||Steel Horse (Wu Lin sheng dou shi)||Yes||No||No|
|1992||Summer Lovers (Xia ri qing ren)||No||Yes||No|
|1992||Once Upon a Time a Hero in China (Huang Fei Hong xiao zhuan)||No||Yes||No|
|1993||Cohabitation (Tong ju guan xi)||No||Yes||No|
|1993||The Incorruptible (Li Luo-Fu qi an)||No||Yes||No|
|1993||All's Well, Ends Well Too (Hua tian xi shi)||No||Yes||No|
|1993||Once Upon a Time a Hero in China II (Huang Fei Hong dui Huang Fei Hong)||No||Yes||No|
|1993||The Bride with White Hair (Bai fa mo nu zhuan)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|1993||The Bride with White Hair 2 (Bai fa mo nu zhuan II)||No||Yes||Yes|
|1994||Satin Steel (Chung Gam Suk)||No||Yes||No|
|1995||The Phantom Lover (Ye ban ge sheng)||Yes||No||Yes|
|1997||Warriors of Virtue||Yes||Yes||No|
|1998||Bride of Chucky||Yes||No||No|
|2001||The 51st State||Yes||No||No|
|2003||Freddy vs. Jason||Yes||No||No|
|2013||Saving General Yang||Yes||No||No|
- "The CulturePulp Q&A: 'Fearless' director Ronny Yu". Archived from the original on 2009-09-27.
- "Ronny Yu Will 'Kill First, Ask Later', Talks Fear Itself Episode".
- "In or Around LA? Then Here is Your Chance to Take Part in the Biggest A Nightmare on Elm Street Reunion Ever!".
- "Mezco's 'Chucky' (design based on Ronny Yu's Bride of Chucky)".
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