Operation Red Sea, directed by Hong Kong director Dante Lam, features Chinese Navy elites thwarting a terrorist plot overseas, and saving hundreds of Chinese citizens and foreign nationals during the 2015 Yemen Civil War. Photo: Handout

China smashes world monthly box office record, as February takings top US$1.57 billion

Performance beats previous record held by North America in July 2011 when takings were recorded at US$1.395 billion. Action blockbuster Operation Red Sea, directed by Hong Kong director Dante Lam, plays key role in total tally

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Operation Red Sea, directed by Hong Kong director Dante Lam, features Chinese Navy elites thwarting a terrorist plot overseas, and saving hundreds of Chinese citizens and foreign nationals during the 2015 Yemen Civil War. Photo: Handout
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