The young fans may know her as Eleanor Young from the recent film Crazy Rich Asians, but Michelle Yeoh has a long reputation as a fierce and badass woman in the big screen. She did not get the title “Queen of Martial Arts Cinema” for nothing. Michelle Yeoh is has been in countless action films and has portrayed quite an array of characters. She has been in the movie and television industry for three decades now and she has no plans in stopping. Michell Yeoh has proved through the years that a woman can step up and defend herself. She has paved the way for some of the rising female action stars and has truly gained the respect of millions. In this article, we have listed our favorite action films that the great Michelle Yeoh has starred in.

Reign of Assassins (2010)

The young fans may know her as Eleanor Young from the recent film Crazy Rich Asians, but Michelle Yeoh has a long reputation as a fierce and badass woman in the big screen. She did not get the title “Queen of Martial Arts Cinema” for nothing. Michelle Yeoh is has been in countless action films and has portrayed quite an array of characters. She has been in the movie and television industry for three decades now and she has no plans in stopping. Michell Yeoh has proved through the years that a woman can step up and defend herself. She has paved the way for some of the rising female action stars and has truly gained the respect of millions. In this article, we have listed our favorite action films that the great Michelle Yeoh has starred in.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Oh yes, Michelle Yeoh is also a Bond Girl! Her performance was considered to be one of the best portrayals of a Bond Girl and not only that, but she was also the first Chinese actress to be cast as one. In the Bond film, she did most of her fight scenes herself.

Supercop (1992)

Supercop is one of the favorite kung fu films of many. This is because of the main actors whom we all know and love. Michelle Yeoh co-stars none other than Jackie Chan in this police story that soon became a three-part movie. In this film, Michelle Yeoh has made a name for doing her own stunts. One of the most famous stunts she did was riding a motorcycle onto a moving train. How sick is that!

Yes, Madam! (1985)

In this film, you will not only see one badass woman but two! Michelle Yeoh is co-starred by Cynthia Rothrock in this crime-fighting film. They play inspectors assigned to a case involving two men. The two inspectors face crooks and triads. When all seem to be too much, they must use illegal means to catch the triad’s leader. So they give up their batches to fight for justice.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

The first wuxia film Michelle Yeoh has done is still considered to be one of her greatest performances of all time. It has also established her as being the most successful female action star of all time. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is truly a favorite for many of us because of its great storyline, amazing portrayals, and excellent cast. One of the most famous scenes in this film is where Michelle Yeoh is caught in a fight with another female martial artist Zhang Ziyi. it is one of the most iconic fight scenes in martial arts cinema. This movie is not just about fighting, but also has trails of romance.

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