A still from Chinese film 'The Battle at Lake Changjin' Photograph:( Twitter )
The movie 'The Battle at Lake Changjin' was reportedly made on a budget of $200 million and has a runtime of three hours.
This weekend has been a big surprise for global movie goers as well as box office pundits.
Contrary to popular belief and past predictions, a Chinese movie along the lines of 'China versus America' aspect of Korean War--titled 'The Battle at Lake Changjin'--has smashed the box office with a staggering $237 million weekend collection, reports Forbes.
The movie was reportedly made on a budget of $200 million and has a runtime of three hours.
While Tom Hardy's 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' opened to $12.9 million in the domestic circuit, with an additional income of $13.8 million in Russia. Daniel Craig's much-awaited-Bond-farewell movie 'No Time To Die' made $119.1 million overseas and Zendaya-Timothee Chalamet's 'Dune' managed to amass $13.7 million overseas during weekend three of its release.
As per reports, this film could very well be China's third-highest grossing film of 2021. The other two being 'Detective Chinatown 3' ($690 million) and 'Hi, Mom' ($840 million).