War movie about defeat of US Army is now China’s biggest film ever

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A Chinese propaganda film depicting the defeat of the US military has become the country’s highest-grossing film of all time.

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War epic lasting three hours, “Battle at Lake Changjin” It has grossed a whopping $892 million since its September 30 release in the communist country.

It has now surpassed 2017 action flick “Wolf Warrior II”, which previously held the record for the highest-grossing film in China, with $882 million at the box office.

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Since the Chinese box office is the largest in the world, “The Battle at Lake Changjin” is also now the highest-grossing film of 2021 worldwide. Diversity,

It has also surpassed the James Bond flick, “No Time to Die”, which has grossed $700 million internationally.

Audiences in China get a glimpse of the propaganda war at a local cinema last month.
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the film is based on Battle of Chosin Reservoir A military operation during the Korean War. The brutal, 17-day war took place in the late 1950s, when the People’s Republic of China entered the war in support of North Korea.

Despite all odds, 120,000 Chinese soldiers managed to encircle and attack the American forces and their allies. While the Americans were eventually able to be freed, they were later forced to evacuate the region, leading to their complete withdrawal from North Korea.

“The Battle at Lake Changjin” – which cost $200 million to make – was sponsored by the Chinese government, which is said to be happy with the success of the promotional film.

The film was sponsored by the Communist government of China, which is said to be happy with its success.
The film was sponsored by the Communist government of China, which is said to be happy with its success.
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Variety reports that the country’s foreign ministry spokesman, Zhao Lijian, congratulated the film’s lead actor, Wu Jing.

The film’s release comes amid growing enmity between China and the US.

Last week, President Joe Biden said he was “considering” a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing amid ongoing tensions with the country.

The film has earned around $900 million in less than two months.
The film has earned around $900 million in less than two months.
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China is also taking an increasingly aggressive approach to Taiwan and is testing hypersonic missiles.

diplomat reports that Chinese citizens increasingly support the possibility of military conflicts and that “the widespread popularity of ‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ certainly stems from China’s new approach to war.”

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