China film industry has gifted us a lot of incredible movies and beautiful Chinese stars. Since a long, many of Chinese movies are awarded with numerous honors and the Chinese actresses and actors rise to fame not only in domestic entertainment industry but also across the globe, even in Hollywood. Let us take a look at the list of top 10 highest grossing Chinese movies of all time.
10. Back to 1942 – 364 million Yuan
The Back to 1942 was released in 2012. It is a wonderful Chinese disaster movie by Feng Xiaogang. The film is about a famine of China’s central Henan province that took place during WWII, and killed more than three million individuals. This movie grossed over 360 million Yuan.
9. Beginning Of The Great Revival – 409 million Yuan
The Beginning Of The Great Revival was a companion movie of 2009 movie “The Founding of a Republic”. It showcases the historical events of Chinese revolution from 1911 to 1921. This movie grossed over 408 million Yuan.
8. The Founding of a Republic – 420 million Yuan
The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese production for marking the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. The film brings a lot of entertainment and fun for the audience. This was a huge success, and earned 420 million at the box office.
7. If You Are The One II – 473 million Yuan
If You Are The One II is a wonderful and entertaining movie by Feng Xiaogang. The film was released in 2010. This romantic comedy stars Ge You and Shu Qi, and grossed around 473 million Yuan in ticket sales.
6. The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate – 540 million
The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is a IMAX 3D film. It is a direction of Tsui Hark and stars Jet Li. This particular movie grossed more than 540 million at the box office, and much all over the world.
5. The Flowers Of War – 592 million Yuan
The Flowers Of War is an incredible Chinese movies. It is Zhang Yimou’s epic drama set in Nanjing. The film grossed over a half billion Yuan. It has beautiful story and is must to watch.
4. Aftershock (Tangshan Earthquake) – 673 million Yuan
Aftershock has been directed by Feng Xiaogang who proved great skills as a Chinese filmmaker. This movie made 673 million Yuan in China and topped many charts.
3. Let the Bullets Fly – 676 million Yuan
Let the Bullets Fly made 676 million Yuan, and it is a direction of Jiang Wen. The movie tells simple yet wonderful and highly impressive story. Have you watched it? If not then you must give it a try during the weekends.
2. Painted Skin 2: The Resurrection – 702 million Yuan
Painted Skin II: The Resurrection grossed over 700 million Yuan on box office. This movie broke many records and won numerous awards in the year it was released.
1. Lost in Thailand – 721 million Yuan
Lost in Thailand is by director Xu Zheng who spent only 30 million to make this movie, but he and the producer earned around 721 million Yuan as this was big hit.
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