The Warlords was also recognised for its cinematography, art direction and special effects. Li beat his co-star Andy Lau to bag the best actor prize. However, Lau did not go home empty-handed, for he was conferred the Best Supporting Actor award for gangster thriller 'Protege'. Ang Lee's erotic wartime thriller 'Lust, Caution' was named best Asian film.
The best actress award went to Siqin Gaowa for her role opposite Chow Yun-Fat in quirky comedy 'The Postmodern Life of My Aunt'. Jet Li will next appear alongside Jackie Chan in action adventure 'The Forbidden Kingdom'.