Charlie Nguyen

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Charlie Nguyen, Vietnamese name is Nguyen Chanh Truc (born November 25, 1968) is Vietnamese-American director, script writer and film producer.

He has been working as a long term director for Van Son Entertainment's shows. He is the older brother of actor Johnny Tri Nguyen, he and Johnny with comedian Van Son are nephews of actor Nguyen Chanh Tin.


Charlie and his family immigrated from Vietnam to Orange County, California in 1982. In 1992, Nguyen started his own production company called Cinema Pictures, which was later evolved into Chanh Phuong Films in 2004. His film credits include Hung Vuong the 18th/Thời Hùng Vương 18 (1994, writer/director), Chances Are/Vật Đổi Sao Dời (2002, writer/director), Finding Madison (2005, co-producer), Fool For Love/Để Mai Tính (2009, director), the award-winning hit release by The Weinstein Company, The Rebel/Dòng Máu Anh Hùng (2006, co-writer/co-producer/director), The Prince and the Pagoda Boy/Khát Vọng Thăng Long (2010, writer), the Vietnam box office record comedy - Big Boss/Long Ruồi (2011, director), Love Puzzles/Cưới Ngay Kẻo lỡ (2012, writer/director), Little Teo/Tèo Em (2013, writer/director), Vietnam banned martial arts gangster - Cho Lon/Bụi Đời Chợ Lớn (2013, writer/director), Vampire Diary (2014, additional action director), Fool For Love 2/Để Mai Tính 2 (2014, director/co-writer) and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2 (2015, producer), Fanatic/Fan Cuồng (2016, writer/director), Jailbait/Em Chưa 18 (2017, producer/co-writer). He's currently in pre-production of Daddy Issues/Hồn Papa, Da Con Gái (2018, producer) and in post-production of My Mr. Wife/Chàng Vợ Của Em (2018, co-writer/director).


TBA Mile 22 Director
TBA Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2 Co-producer
2014 Fool for Love 2 (Để Mai tính 2) Writer, Director, Editor
2014 Vampire Academy Action Director
2013 Little Teo (Tèo em) Writer, Director, Editor
2013 Cho Lon (Bụi đời Chợ Lớn) Writer, Director, Editor
2012 Love Puzzles (Cưới ngay kẻo lỡ) Writer, Director, Editor
2011 Big Boss (Long Ruồi) Director
2010 Fool for Love (Để Mai tính) Director, Editor
2007 The Rebel (Dòng máu anh hùng) Writer, Director, Producer
2002 Chances Are (Vật đổi sao dời) Writer, Director, Editor

Personal life[edit]

Nguyen is married to Diane Nguyen and father to the U.S. national karate champion, Jasmine Nguyen. He is the brother of actor Johnny Trí Nguyễn.


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