Chinese embrace Pacific War movie

China | 12 Nov 2019 11:41 am

"Midway," an American war film centering on the 1942 Battle of Midway between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy, which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during World War II, led the Chinese mainland box office yesterday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network, Xinhua reports.

The film generated nearly 14.65 million yuan in the market on its fourth day of screening, bringing its total Chinese mainland box office to 127 million yuan.

It was followed by domestic drama film "My Dear Liar," which grossed over 14.53 million yuan yesterday. The film tells the story of an impoverished driver in southwest China who tried to cheat a streaming site anchor to marry him, but his real target was to get her life insurance money to cure his son.

"Better Days," a Chinese film that puts the spotlight on school bullying, took the third place with a daily box office revenue of about 12.93 million yuan.

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