Chinese box office blockbuster total exceeds 5.6 billion yuan


Chinese patriotic blockbuster “The Battle of Changjin Lake” saw its cumulative box office total since September 30 surpass 5.6 billion yuan (about $ 876.33 million) on Tuesday.

BEIJING, November 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – November 9, 2021): Chinese patriotic blockbuster “The Battle of Changjin Lake” has seen its cumulative box office total since September 30 exceed 5.6 billion yuan (about 876 , 33 million US dollars) on Tuesday.

About 119 million moviegoers have so far watched the film in theaters across China, according to the Maoyan film data platform.

It is the highest-grossing title so far this year, both in China and globally, immediately followed by the national comedy “Hi, Mom”, which grossed 5.41 billion yuan.

Jointly directed by Chen Kaige, Hark Tsui and Dante Lam, “The Battle of Changjin Lake” takes place during the war to resist American aggression and help Korea (1950-1953) and tells the story of the soldiers of the volunteers of the Chinese people (CPV) fighting courageously. in freezing temperatures during a key campaign at Changjin Lake or Chosin Reservoir.

The story of young warriors willing to risk anything to defend their homeland against the best equipped army in the world, despite the lack of food and warm clothes in the midst of the freezing cold, moved many moviegoers to tears.

“The Battle of Changjin Lake” is currently the second highest grossing title of all time at the Chinese box office, just behind the 2017 Chinese action film “Wolf Warrior 2”, which grossed 5.69 billion yuan , or 870 million US dollars per foreigner. exchange rate at the time.

The Epic of War is set to have a sequel called “Water Gate Bridge,” which will see the return of stars Wu Jing and Jackson Yee, along with other core members of the original cast, according to an official announcement made via social media. at the end of October.

The new film, whose release date has yet to be announced, follows CPV soldiers from the same company as they take on a new task. And this time, their battlefield is a crucial bridge on the retreat route for American troops.

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