The Wandering Earth
The Wandering Earth (Chinese:) is a 2019 Chinese science fiction film directed by Frant Gwo, based on the novella of the same name by Locus Award and Hugo Award-winning author Liu Cixin. It stars Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie, Ng Man-tat, Zhao Jinmai, Wu Jing and Qu Jingjing. The film was theatrically released on 5 February 2019 (Chinese New Year’s Day), by China Film Group Corporation, followed by North America and Australia on February 8, 2019.
Box office. 697.4
Budget. 50 million $
A box office success, it has grossed over
$697 million worldwide, including $690 million in China. It is China’s second
highest-grossing film of all time, 2019’s second highest-grossing film
worldwide,the second highest-grossing non-English film of all time, and one of
the top 20 highest-grossing science fiction films of all time. It has received
generally positive reviews from critics, with The Hollywood Reporter describing
it as “China’s first full-scale interstellar spectacular. Netflix has
acquired the film’s global streaming rights.It is also referred to as the first
step in Chinese science-fiction film.