People's Hero (film)

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People's Hero
Film poster
Traditional 人民英雄
Simplified 人民英雄
Mandarin Rēnmēn Yīngxióng
Cantonese Jan4 man4 jing1 hung4
Directed by Derek Yee
Produced by John Shum
Written by Derek Yee
Keith Lee
Kwan Yiu-wing
Starring Ti Lung
Tony Leung Chiu-wai
Tony Leung Ka-fai
Elaine Jin
Paul Chun
Bowie Lam
Ronald Wong
Music by Lowell Lo
Cinematography Wilson Chan
Edited by Ma Chung-yiu
Long Shong Pictures
Maverick Films
Release date
  • 3 December 1987 (1987-12-03)
Running time
82 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$3,983,421

People's Hero is a 1987 Hong Kong thriller film written and directed by Derek Yee and starring Ti Lung. The film was nominated for three Hong Kong Film Awards,[1] where Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Elaine Jin won the Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress awards respectively, while Ronald Wong was nominated in the former category as well.


Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards and nominations
Ceremony Category Recipient Outcome
7th Hong Kong Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai Won
Ronald Wong Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Elaine Jin Won
25th Golden Horse Awards Best Actor Ti Lung Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Elaine Jin Nominated