The latest Chinese film, which shows the defeat of the US Army, turns out to be the top grossing film in the world
The latest news is that ‘The Battle of Changjin Lake’ is almost the most successful film China has ever seen! The film was sponsored by the Chinese Communist Government, everyone is excited about the news. Directed by Kaige Chen, Dante Lam and Hark Tsui.
The film is about the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir, a military campaign that took place during the Korean War in the 1950s. This was followed by a 17-day battle, after which the People’s Republic of China entered the war to support North Korea. The film stars Wu Jing and Jackson Yee.
The official summary reads: “The Battle of Changjin Lake takes place in the second offensive of the Korean War and tells an epic historical story: 71 years ago the People’s Volunteer Army (PVA) marched in North Korea under conditions, the troops on the Eastern Front pursued with fearless courage and conditions the enemy with an iron will when they bravely fought the enemy at Lake Changjin (also called Chosin Reservoir). The battle marked a turning point in the Korean War and demonstrated the courage and determination of the PVA “.
In the film we see a force of 120,000 Chinese men who managed to plan efficiently and attack US forces. Although the Americans somehow managed to break free and escape, they were eventually forced to evacuate the country, which officially paved the way for their full withdrawal from North Korea.
The three-hour war film has officially grossed a solid $ 892 million since it was first released in China on September 30, 2021, making it the highest grossing film in the country; worth nearly $ 900 million in less than two months!
‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ also surpassed the action film ‘Wolf Warrior II’ (2017). The latter previously held the record for China’s top-grossing film, grossing a whopping $ 882 million at the box office.
In addition, “The Battle at Lake Changjin” is officially the world’s most successful film of 2021 according to Variety, after it also outperformed James Bond’s “No Time to Die”.
As a result, with the release of the film and an almost instant fan base, comes the rapidly growing hostility between China and the United States of America.
“The Battle of Changjin Lake” was released on September 30, 2021.