"Wolf Warrior II" most popular Chinese movie in past two years

Xinhua Published: 2018-01-08 18:51:11
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Action movie "Wolf Warrior II" was the most popular domestic movie with Chinese audiences in the past two years, according to a survey conducted by the China Film Archive, which was published Monday.

A poster of Wu Jing's Wolf Warrior 2 [File photo: IC]

A poster of Wu Jing's Wolf Warrior 2 [File photo: IC]

It was followed by "The Founding of an Army," a domestic film depicting the Chinese revolutionary war, and "Mr. Six (Lao Pao Er)," a drama about street gangs in Beijing.

Twelve out of the top 20 films were released in 2017, indicating the growing quality of the domestic film industry and a more mature market, said the survey

"Wolf Warrior II" was also the country's highest-grossing film ever, raking in 5.68 billion yuan (875 million U.S. dollars) in ticket sales. 

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