From a Sword Fighting Master to the Last Member of a Dying Clan, Watch the Versatility of Michelle Yeoh on Netflix

Published 04/03/2022, 6:30 PM EDT

An actor is only good as his/her versatility. Look at the likes of Johnny Depp or Robert DeNiro. They have done characters that are poles apart from each other. But matching them and many more is Michelle Yeoh. Yeoh can literally do anything, and she’ll be great in it. Netflix has many Michelle Yeoh films, but they are just a drop in the ocean of the decorated career that the actress has.

Let us take a look at some of the iconic roles from her career that are available on Netflix.

Michelle Yeoh films available on Netflix


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Netflix always makes it a point to celebrate the wide array of actors whose films they stream, especially if they have an upcoming project with the streaming site.

Well, it is Michelle Yeoh at whom Netflix marvels this time. In a recent post on its Twitter account, Netflix celebrates the variety of roles she has done.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Michelle Yeoh plays Yu Shu Lien in the film. Her character is a master in sword fighting and Yeoh is absolutely brilliant in the film.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon revolves around the story of Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun-Fat), a famous fighter. He decides to give his Green Destiny sword to a close buddy. However, it is stolen, and Mu Bai must go in search of it. In the meantime, he pursues vengeance on the villainous Jade Fox (Pei-Pei Cheng) who murdered his master.

Gunpowder Milkshake

Another high-action-packed film of Yeoh is Gunpowder Milkshake. The film is about Karen Gillan plays a young hitwoman who must band together with her estranged mother (Lena Headey) and former colleagues (Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh, and Angela Bassett) to defend a small child (Chloe Coleman) from competing assassins in the film.

Yeoh is completely ferocious in the film. However, this is not her first action film we assure you by the brilliant action you wot be able to recognize her.

Marco Polo

In the historical drama, Michelle plays the character of Lotus. Lotus is the protector of the Song Dynasty‘s boy emperor. if you liked Michelle in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon then this show is a must-watch for you. Her swordsmanship is at its best in Marco Polo about the Venetian merchant and his adventures throughout Europe and Asia.


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The Witcher: Blood Origin


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Well if we are talking about Michelle Yeoh and Netflix how can we not talk about The Witcher prequel The Witcher: Blood Origin in which she is set to appear in later this year?

Scian, the last member of a nomadic tribe of sword-elves on a journey to recover a blade taken from her people, is played by Yeoh. The Witcher : Blood Origin is set 1200 years before the events of The Witcher.


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We are excited to see Yeoh in the Netflix Original, are you?

All of the above-mentioned movies and shows are streaming on Netflix except Blood Origins, which is slated to debut later this year.



Baheen Qadri

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Baheen Qadri is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. Currently, he is pursuing BA in Mass comm Hons from SCMC Pune. He loves binge-watching films and TV series on Netflix.