Chinese film The Battle at Lake Changjin was the highest-grossing film of 2021 ... until Spider-Man: No Way Home came long. Photos: Bona Film Group Limited, Sony Pictures
Chinese film The Battle at Lake Changjin was the highest-grossing film of 2021 ... until Spider-Man: No Way Home came long. Photos: Bona Film Group Limited, Sony Pictures
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Will Chinese films really dethrone Hollywood? Spider-Man: No Way Home may have earned over US$1 billion worldwide, but China became the biggest box office in 2021

  • Chinese authorities shut out Marvel movies like Venom: Let There Be Carnage and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – and have a five-year plan to keep the box office crown
  • War flick The Battle at Lake Changjin and dramedy Hi, Mom were the highest-grossing movies of 2021, making US$800 million in Asia alone ... but then along came Spidey

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Chinese film The Battle at Lake Changjin was the highest-grossing film of 2021 ... until Spider-Man: No Way Home came long. Photos: Bona Film Group Limited, Sony Pictures
Chinese film The Battle at Lake Changjin was the highest-grossing film of 2021 ... until Spider-Man: No Way Home came long. Photos: Bona Film Group Limited, Sony Pictures
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