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Michelle Yeoh Movies Ranked

We’re ranking the movies of Michelle Yeoh! We’re starting with Yeoh’s Certified Fresh movies, including Hong Kong action movie Supercop where she held her own with Jackie Chan, international breakthrough Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and her later revitalizing hits in Crazy Rich Asians, Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Everything Everywhere All At Once. Featured beyond that are Fresh efforts like Tai Chi Master and Supercop 2 where she took over the lead role, and then followed by big productions like Tomorrow Never Dies and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

#1
Adjusted Score: 102817%
Critics Consensus: The movie that catapulted Ang Lee into the ranks of upper echelon Hollywood filmmakers, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon features a deft mix of amazing martial arts battles, beautiful scenery, and tasteful drama.
Synopsis: In 19th century Qing Dynasty China, a warrior (Chow Yun-Fat) gives his sword, Green Destiny, to his lover (Michelle Yeoh)... [More]
Directed By: Ang Lee

#2
Adjusted Score: 112008%
Critics Consensus: Led by an outstanding Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once lives up to its title with an expertly calibrated assault on the senses.
Synopsis: When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers... [More]

#3

Supercop (1992)
96%

#3
Adjusted Score: 98757%
Critics Consensus: Blending hand-to-hand combat with breathtaking stunts and slapstick comedy, Supercop reminds us why Jackie Chan is one of the world's great entertainers.
Synopsis: To infiltrate a drug cartel, police Inspector Chan Ka Kui (Jackie Chan) goes undercover in a Chinese prison. There, he... [More]
Directed By: Stanley Tong

#4
#4
Adjusted Score: 112985%
Critics Consensus: With a terrific cast and a surfeit of visual razzle dazzle, Crazy Rich Asians takes a satisfying step forward for screen representation while deftly drawing inspiration from the classic -- and still effective -- rom-com formula.
Synopsis: Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised... [More]
Directed By: Jon M. Chu

#5
Adjusted Score: 109347%
Critics Consensus: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings isn't entirely free of Marvel's familiar formula, but this exciting origin story expands the MCU in more ways than one.
Synopsis: Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings" stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past... [More]
Directed By: Destin Daniel Cretton

#6

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
80%

#6
Adjusted Score: 87374%
Critics Consensus: The storyline arc may seem a tad familiar to fans of the original, but Kung Fu Panda 2 offers enough action, comedy, and visual sparkle to compensate.
Synopsis: Now known as the Dragon Warrior, Po (Jack Black) protects the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung... [More]
Directed By: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

#7

Sunshine (2007)
76%

#7
Adjusted Score: 83406%
Critics Consensus: Danny Boyle continues his descent into mind-twisting sci-fi madness, taking us along for the ride. Sunshine fulfills the dual requisite necessary to become classic sci-fi: dazzling visuals with intelligent action.
Synopsis: In the not-too-distant future, Earth's dying sun spells the end for humanity. In a last-ditch effort to save the planet,... [More]
Directed By: Danny Boyle

#8
#8
Adjusted Score: 90514%
Critics Consensus: Master Z: Ip Man Legacy marks a departure from previous entries in the franchise -- but its thrilling action set pieces remain every bit as satisfying.
Synopsis: Defeated by Master Ip, martial arts expert Cheung Tin Chi tries to lead a normal life in Hong Kong until... [More]
Directed By: Yuen Wo Ping

#9
#9
Adjusted Score: 56573%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Two Shaolin Temple pupils (Jet Li, Chin Siu-hou) take different life paths, leading to an ultimate battle between them.... [More]
Directed By: Woo-Ping Yuen

#10

Far North (2007)
83%

#10
Adjusted Score: 23459%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In the arctic, as Saiva (Michelle Yeoh) is being born, a shaman declares that she is evil and will bring... [More]
Directed By: Asif Kapadia

#11

The Heroic Trio (1992)
80%

#11
Adjusted Score: 31571%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In Hong Kong, babies are being kidnapped by the Invisible Woman (Michelle Yeoh) for the Evil Master (Yee Kwan Yan),... [More]
Directed By: Johnny To

#12

Executioners (1993)
80%

#12
Adjusted Score: 38021%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In a post-nuclear world, three superpowered women fight an evil genius controlling the government and the water supply.... [More]

#13

Boss Level (2021)
74%

#13
Adjusted Score: 77779%
Critics Consensus: Boss Level powers up the increasingly crowded time-loop genre with a gleefully over-the-top sci-fi action thriller that revels in its own excess.
Synopsis: Trapped in a time loop that constantly repeats the day of his murder, former special forces agent Roy Pulver (Frank... [More]
Directed By: Joe Carnahan

#14
#14
Adjusted Score: 31458%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A shopkeeper (Michelle Yeoh) must, again, take up the sword of the assassin when her former partners-in-crime come to demand... [More]
Directed By: Chao-Bin Su

#15

True Legend (2010)
64%

#15
Adjusted Score: 64907%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A wealthy man goes bankrupt and becomes a patriotic hero of the streets.... [More]
Directed By: Woo-Ping Yuen

#16

Supercop 2 (1993)
60%

#16
Adjusted Score: 60426%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A policewoman (Michelle Yeoh) tries to break up a Hong Kong crime syndicate headed by a former lover.... [More]
Directed By: Stanley Tong

#17
#17
Adjusted Score: 66203%
Critics Consensus: Though it runs dangerously close to being a pure sugar rush with no substance, Gunpowder Milkshake is a brutal blast that will absorb audiences into its neon-infused universe.
Synopsis: Sam (Karen Gillan) was only 12 years old when her mother Scarlet (Lena Headey), an elite assassin, was forced to... [More]
Directed By: Navot Papushado

#18
#18
Adjusted Score: 61280%
Critics Consensus: A competent, if sometimes by-the-numbers entry to the 007 franchise, Tomorrow Never Dies may not boast the most original plot but its action sequences are genuinely thrilling.
Synopsis: Media mogul Elliot Carver (Jonathan Pryce) wants his news empire to reach every country on the globe, but the Chinese... [More]
Directed By: Roger Spottiswoode

#19

Last Christmas (2019)
46%

#19
Adjusted Score: 58958%
Critics Consensus: Likable leads, terrific behind-the-scenes talent, and an intriguing musical hook aren't enough to save Last Christmas from its poorly conceived story.
Synopsis: Nothing seems to go right for young Kate, a frustrated Londoner who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas... [More]
Directed By: Paul Feig

#20

Morgan (2016)
37%

#20
Adjusted Score: 46651%
Critics Consensus: Morgan neglects to develop its decent premise, opting instead to settle for a garden-variety sci-fi thriller with more action than ideas.
Synopsis: Morgan (Anya Taylor-Joy) is a bioengineered child who began walking and talking after one month of existence, exceeding the wildest... [More]
Directed By: Luke Scott

#21

The Lady (2011)
36%

#21
Adjusted Score: 38521%
Critics Consensus: Even as The Lady focuses on Aung San Suu Kyi's romantic life parallel to her political ascendancy, Luc Besson's saccharine direction is too concerned with deifying the Nobel Prize-winner for her humanity to actually shine through.
Synopsis: The daughter (Michelle Yeoh) of a martyred Burmese general returns to her homeland and becomes a proponent of democracy.... [More]
Directed By: Luc Besson

#22
#22
Adjusted Score: 41963%
Critics Consensus: Less nuanced than its source material, Memoirs of a Geisha may be a lavish production, but it still carries the simplistic air of a soap opera.
Synopsis: In the 1920s, 9-year-old Chiyo (Suzuka Ohgo) gets sold to a geisha house. There, she is forced into servitude, receiving... [More]
Directed By: Rob Marshall

#23
#23
Adjusted Score: 32703%
Critics Consensus: This beautifully photographed but dramatically flat war drama recounts an important chapter in history with little cinematic freshness.
Synopsis: In 1930s China, British journalist George Hogg (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), an American nurse named Lee (Radha Mitchell) and a Chinese... [More]
Directed By: Roger Spottiswoode

#24
#24
Adjusted Score: 33097%
Critics Consensus: With little to recommend beyond a handful of entertaining set pieces, Mechanic: Resurrection suggests this franchise should have remained in its tomb.
Synopsis: Living under cover in Brazil, master assassin Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) springs back into action after an old enemy (Sam... [More]
Directed By: Dennis Gansel

#25
Adjusted Score: 21810%
Critics Consensus: Paling in comparison to its predecessor in every conceivable way, Sword of Destiny is a lazy sequel that never justifies its own cynical existence.
Synopsis: A martial arts master (Michelle Yeoh) assembles a band of fighters to protect a legendary sword from a warlord (Jason... [More]
Directed By: Yuen Wo-Ping

#26
Adjusted Score: 19387%
Critics Consensus: With middling CG effects and a distinct lack of fun, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor finds the series past its prime.
Synopsis: Cursed by a devious sorceress, China's ruthless Dragon Emperor (Jet Li) and his vast army lie buried in clay for... [More]
Directed By: Rob Cohen

#27

Babylon A.D. (2008)
7%

#27
Adjusted Score: 9947%
Critics Consensus: A poorly constructed, derivative sci-fi stinker with a weak script and poor action sequences.
Synopsis: In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a battle-hardened mercenary, Toorop (Vin Diesel), lives by his own code and the credo kill or... [More]
Directed By: Mathieu Kassovitz

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