New Summer Film 'Lost In The Stars' Became the Greatest Hit of Chinese Suspense Crime of All Time
This year's summer movie season in China (from June 1 to Aug 31) has reached over 20.6 billion yuan (approx. $2.8 billion dollars), which is called "China's Best Summer Movie Season Ever". Continue the story to get to know the new summer suspense movie "Lost In The Stars" of the season. As the most popular and "loudest" movie this summer, which has caught a new "Subsea Starry Sky" craze in Chinese mainland and attracted more people to go back to cinemas.
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票房最高 piào fáng zuì gāo The highest-grossing (film) in Chinese.
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The Hitting Chinese Summer Movie: Lost In The Stars In 2023
Lost In the Stars Topped the Highest Grossing Chinese Suspense Films Ever
The new suspense crime 'Lost In the Stars', known as '消失的她 (Xiao Shi De Ta)' in Simplified Chinese, has become another medium-budget high grossing box office hit c-film, which was released on June 22, 2023 at 18:00 (Beijing Time, UTC+8, known as the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival in 2023) in Mainland China.
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The Synopsis Without Spoiler
The story of 'Lost In The Stars' is based on the Chinese adaption of a 1990 Russian film 'A Trap for the lonely Man' (aka. Ловушка для одинокого мужчины) and a real crime case involved a Chinese couple traveling in Thailand.
A man He Fei (starring by ZHU Yilong) was trying to implore the local police to open a case after realizing his wife's missing during their trip overseas for their wedding anniversary. But mysteriously, the wife Li Muzi (starring by Janice Man) reappeared at the moment and convinced that his husband has been suffering from neurological problems so that having hallucinations about the missing. Both sides disputed the truth, until the husband tried to get help from a lawyer (starring by NI Ni).
Lost In the Stars: Latest Box-Office and Achievement
As a suspenseful crime film debut on the first day of the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Holidays, 'Lost In The Stars' far exceeded all expectations with the outstanding box office results. In just first three days, the film has earned over RMB 500 million yuan (approx. 70 million dollars) at the box office in Chinese Mainland, and topped the global weekly box office chart for two consecutive weeks since its release.
This is the second summer for the main actor ZHU Yilong with a disparate character and film work to revive the market of Chinese mainland, followed 'Lighting Up the Stars' with the RMB 1.7 billion yuan (approx. 240 million dollars) at box office which sparked the last summer season.
As for China's box office report, the 'Lost In The Stars' has grossed with over RMB 3.5 billion yuan (approx. 480 million dollars), surpassed 'Detective Chinatown 2' (2018) directed by CHEN Sicheng who is the screenwriter of 'Lost In The Stars'. Its now became the thirteenth of China's Highest-grossed Films of all time, attracted over 84 million movie-goers to go to cinimas in the Chinese Mainland to watch this film.
After the theatrical release, the film was headed to all the popular Chinese video streaming platforms carring with a gross of over 3.5 billon yuan at the box office. Absolutely, the film was continue to get more audiences online. After all, it was noticed that over 10 million users have confirmed and accepted to 'Remind Me' when the film get launched on those Chinese streaming apps.
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