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Xinhai geming (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $135,739Details
International Box Office $8,457,415
Worldwide Box Office $8,593,154
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At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a seven-year-old emperor and his ruthless mother, Empress Dowager Longyu, is completely out of touch after 250 years of unquestioned power. With ordinary citizens beginning to revolt openly, the Qing Dynasty has created a powerful, modern army (the "New Army") to quash any rebellion. But weapons are expensive, and desperate for cash, the Qing leaders are trading anything they can get their hands on with foreign countries' and selling China's future in the process. Huang Xing (Jackie Chan) has recently returned from Japan, where he has studied the art of modern warfare. When he finds his country falling apart, he feels he has no choice but to pick up the sword, leading an increasingly desperate series of violent rebellions against the powerful Qing Dynasty and the New Army - several with tragic consequences


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Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 7th, 2011 (Limited) by Variance Films, released as 1911 (International name)
MPAA Rating: R for war violence.
(Rating bulletin 2191, 9/28/2011)
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Keywords: Political, War, Martial Arts, Ensemble
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Changchun Film Studio Group, Shanghai Film Group, Beijing Alnair Culture & Media, Zhejiang Hengdian World Studios, Jiangsu Broadcasting
Production Countries: China

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,368 $9,366 Oct 21, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,286 $21,537 Oct 14, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,753 $55,850 Oct 7, 2011 3


   Huang Xing
Li Bingbing    Xu Zonghan
Winston Chao    Sun Yat-Sen
Joan Chen    Empress Dowager Longyu
Jaycee Chan    Zheng Zhenwu
Dennis Tao    Xiong Bingkun
Wu Jiang    Li Yuanhong
Qui Jin    Ning Jing
Wang Jingwei    Yu Shaoqun
Lin Juemin    Ge Hu
Soon Ching-ling    Winli Jang
Yuan Shikai    Chun Sun
Liao Zhongkai    Ming Hu
Yuan Keding    Ya'Nan Wang

Production and Technical Credits

General Director   
Producer    Wang Zhebin
Producer    Jackie Chan
Screenwriter    Wang Xingdong
Screenwriter    Chen Baoguang
Cinematographer    Huang Wei
Editor    Yang Hongyu
Composer    Ding Wei

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 10th, 2012

January 9th, 2012

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Per Theater Chart Goes Through Hell

October 12th, 2011

There were no films that reached the $10,000 mark on this week's per theater chart. The film that came closest was Real Steel with an average of $7,942, which is good for a wide release, but disappointing for the top film on the per theater chart. The best limited release was Munger Road with an average of $5,675 during its second week of release. This is excellent for the genre and bodes well for its home market run. As for the best new limited release, that was Hell and Back Again with just $3,413 in its lone theater. It's hard to put a good spin on that result. More...

Weekend Estimates: Real Steel Wins Opening Bout

October 9th, 2011

This weekend is turning out almost precisely as predicted in our Friday preview, with Real Steel cruising to a comfortable with with an estimated $27.3 million and Ides of March under-performing a bit with $10.4 million. Both movies seem to have found their intended audiences fairly successfully, but March was clearly hindered by mediocre reviews. More...

Limited Releases and Going to Hell and Back

October 7th, 2011

There are quite a few releases on this week's list that are opening with stronger buzz than the average limited release manages. However, none of the higher profile films are earning better than average reviews. Maybe one of them will be able to ride the buzz to a strong opening weekend before word-of-mouth catches up to them, but there's also a chance none of them will attract a sizable audience over the weekend. There are two films earning perfect review at the moment, Hell and Back Again and Flying Monsters 3D, but that might not be enough for either to find an audience, since they are both documentaries. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/10/07 41 $55,850   33 $1,692   $55,850 3
2011/10/14 67 $21,537 -61% 20 $1,077   $108,348 10
2011/10/21 81 $9,366 -57% 12 $781   $127,437 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/10/07 40 $86,811   33 $2,631   $86,811 7
2011/10/14 62 $31,260 -64% 20 $1,563   $118,071 14
2011/10/21 76 $12,886 -59% 12 $1,074   $130,957 21
2011/10/28 94 $2,858 -78% 4 $715   $133,815 28
2011/11/04 99 $1,924 -33% 3 $641   $135,739 35

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