Daai wa sai you chi Chui mo chun kei

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
International Box Office $207,909,924
Worldwide Box Office $207,909,924
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The protagonist of Conquering The Demons is not the spotlight-hogging Monkey King – whose ironically unimpressive image is unveiled at the movie’s final showdown as an awkwardly hilarious sight gag – but a younger Xuan Zang before he makes the titular pilgrimage. As a demon-hunter with minimal martial arts skills, the character is guided only by an unwavering belief in the inherent goodness of every evil being: he strives to awaken the demons’ sense of innocence by singing from his treasured book of 300 Nursery Rhymes. Aided by the original character Miss Duan, a beautiful yet totally fierce fellow demon-hunter who’s fallen hopelessly in love with him, Xuan Zang spends the duration of the film consecutively conquering the three demons that will eventually become his famed disciples: a fish demon (which inspires a few Piranha-like sequences), a pig demon (whose exceedingly ugly look leads to a couple of very gross kisses) and a monkey demon aka the Monkey King.


Movie Details

Theatrical Release: February 7th, 2013 (Wide), released as Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (China)
Keywords: Demons, Martial Arts, First Love, chinese mythology, Fantasy Sequence
Source:Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

International Box Office: Oz Powers Its Way to the Top

Oz the Great and Powerful began its international run in first place with $69.2 million on 11,250 screens in 46 markets. It crushed the competition is Russia with $14.65 million on 1,137 screens, but this particular market tends to reward fantasy films. It wasn't quite as strong in the U.K., but still earned first place with $5.53 million on 530 screens. It also topped the charts in Mexico ($5.26 million on 207 screens); in Australia ($4.88 million on 268); in Brazil ($4.39 million 732); Italy ($3.76 million 588); Germany ($3.74 million on 548); and in Spain ($2.62 million on 649). On the other hand, it had to settle for second place in Japan with $2.81 million on 584 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $3.50 million. It could do no better than fourth in South Korea with $1.58 million on 425 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $1.73 million. It is too soon to tell where it will end up, but this is a good start. More...

International Box Office: Journey Never Ends

Journey To The West: Conquering The Demons earned first place for the third weekend in a row earning $23.37 million in 8 markets for a running tally of $193.09 million. A few years ago, a Chinese film earning nearly $200 million would have been the biggest news of the year, but this is becoming almost common. More...


Shu Qi   
Wen Zhang   
Huang Bo   
Show Lo   
Lee Sheung-ching   
Chiu Chi-ling   
Chrissie Chau   

Production and Technical Credits

Co-Producer    Wang Zhonglei
Executive Producer    Stephen Chow
Executive Producer    Ellen Eliasoph
Executive Producer    Dong Ping
Executive Producer    Bill Kong
Executive Producer    Wang Zhongjun
Executive Producer    Fung Chih-chiang
Executive Producer    Lu Zheng-yu
Executive Producer    Lee Sheung-ching
Executive Producer    Ivy Kong
Cinematographer    Choi Sung-fai
Editor    Chan Chi-wai
Production Designer    Bruce Yu
Fight Choreographer    Ku Huen Chiu
Music Director    Raymond Wong

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