The Battle at Lake Changjin has been making all the right noises since its release. The Chinese drama has set a new record at the box office with over $500 collections. The war film (Battle at Lake Changjin) is directed by Chen Kaige, Tsui Hark and Dante Lam. Lan Xiaolong and Huang Jianxin wrote the screenplay, while Yu Dong financed the film.
Starring Wu Jing and Jackson Yee, the film is about the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. The film was announced as part of the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China. The makers were delighted after Battle at Lake Changjin was selected as the opening film of the 11th Beijing International Film Festival.
The film made $25.6 million on its second Friday. Battle at Lake Changjin box office collections fetched “Let There Be Carnage and No Time to Die” in the overseas market. The film revolves around the war to resist US aggression and help Korea, soldiers of Chinese People’s Volunteers (CPVs) held out despite the bitter weather and the enemy’s more powerful weapons (1950-53). As the film racks up huge collections at the box office, The Battle at Lake Changjin has now leaked onto piracy sites for free download. We do not mention the names of the websites where the Chinese blockbuster Battle at Lake Changjin can be downloaded. We are sure that the movie will be available on OTT platforms soon. Let’s wait for that and not encourage piracy.