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Tang ren jie tan an (2015)

Tang ren jie tan an
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $459,832Details
International Box Office $125,493,719Details
Worldwide Box Office $125,953,551
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After being rejected from the police college, a mannerly man travels to Bangkok where he and an energetic distant relative must solve a murder case..


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,001-9,100) 9,001 $459,832
All Time International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 666 $125,493,719
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,225 $125,953,551
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,349 $459,832

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 15th, 2016 (Limited) by China Lion Film Distribution, released as Detective Chinatown
International Releases: January 15th, 2015 (Limited), released as Detective Chinatown (Australia)
December 30th, 2015 (Wide) (China)
January 14th, 2016 (Wide) (Singapore)
January 15th, 2016 (Limited), released as Detective Chinatown (New Zealand)
January 15th, 2016 (Limited), released as Detective Chinatown (United Kingdom)
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MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 136 minutes
Franchise: Detective Chinatown
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Keywords: Police life, Private Investigator, Scandal, Bangkok
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Wanda Media, Heyi Pictures
Production Countries: China

Leading Cast

   Tang Ren

Supporting Cast

Liu Haoran    Qin Feng
Tong Liya    Ah Jiao
Chen He    Huang Landeng
Xiao Yang    Kon Tai
Shenyang Xiao    Sompat’s cohort
Da Peng    Police Male Interviewer
Chin Shih Chieh    Mr. Yan
Zhang Zifeng    Snow
Zhao Yingjun    Sompat’s cohort

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Production and Technical Credits

Cheng Jiake    Screenwriter
Liu Kai-chi    Screenwriter
Bai He    Screenwriter
Jerry Ye    Producer
Wang Haipeng    Producer
Zhao Fang    Executive Producer
Li Miao    Production Designer
Tang Hongjia    Editor
Wang Nan    Editor
Nathan Wang    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/01/15 26 $280,281   33 $8,493   $280,281 1
2016/01/22 40 $70,211 -75% 35 $2,006   $435,718 2

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/01/15 27 $365,507   33 $11,076   $365,507 1
2016/01/22 41 $94,325 -74% 36 $2,620   $459,832 2

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 1/15/2015 $0 0 14 23 $147,977 6/9/2016
China 12/30/2015 $43,670,000 0 0 0 $125,190,000 6/9/2016
New Zealand 1/15/2016 $9,805 2 2 4 $15,280 6/9/2016
Singapore 1/14/2016 $0 0 8 15 $125,773 6/9/2016
United Kingdom 1/15/2016 $8,104 7 7 7 $8,104 6/9/2016
Rest of World $6,585
International Total$125,493,719 6/9/2016

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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