Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy hero, and draws the attention of China's criminal underworld in the process
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|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,901-14,000)
|All Time International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 6,301-6,400)
|All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 4,301-4,400)
|All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 601-700)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200)
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||November 30th, 2012 (Limited) by Weinstein Co., released as Dragon|
||April 13th, 2013 by Anchor Bay Home Entertainment|
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||Martial Arts, Gangs, Police Procedural, Revenge|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Historical Fiction|
||Steller Mega Films, We Pictures, Dingsheng Cultural Industry Investment Co., JSBC Eudemonia Blue Ocean TV & Movie Group, Yunnan Film Group|
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April 16th, 2013
It is both a great week and a terrible week on the home market. On the high end, Django Unchained is coming out. It is one of the biggest hits of the fall and one of the best reviewed films of the year. It would be a contender for Pick of the Week regardless how busy the week was. On the other hand, there are releases in the Amazon.com's top ten new releases for the week that would be filler on even an average week. After Django Unchained, there's no real depth this week. The Blu-ray Combo Pack doesn't have a lot of extras, but it is still worthy of Pick of the Week honors.
December 4th, 2012
It was a rather slow week on the per theater chart with only two films topping the $10,000 mark, and none of them were massive hits. Rust and Bone rose to first place with an average of $12,369 in two theaters. It rose to top spot thanks to a miniscule 9% drop-off. The only other member of the $10,000 club was Beware of Mr. Baker, which was right behind with $12,195 in its lone theater.
November 30th, 2012
There are not a lot of films on this week's list, but there are a couple that are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. Both California Solo and Dragon are earning more than 80% positive reviews and hopefully one or both will find success in limited release. Also opening this week is Talaash and it could be an interesting film to keep an eye on, as Bollywood films are slowly becoming more mainstream.
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