The movie The Taking Of Tiger Mountain is Tsui Hark’s thrilling adaptation of Qu Bo’s beloved adventure novel.
The Taking Of Tiger Mountain stars Tony Leung Ka-fai as a ruthless bandit, ruling the lands of Northeast China from his fortress on Tiger Mountain.
A captain of the Liberation Army (Lin Gengxin) launches a counter-insurgency against the dictator with a skilled investigator (Zhang Hanyu) sent to destroy the gang from the inside.
While The Taking Of Tiger Mountain bombed in U.S. theaters (less than $250,000) it took the top spot at the Chinese box office during its opening week, earning $51.9 million (in U.S. dollars) – first six days. In its second week in theaters, in China, the film remained king of the box office, grabbing an additional $58.3 million (in U.S. dollars). At the end of its theatrical run in China The Taking Of Tiger Mountain had grossed over $144 million, making it the tenth highest-grossing Chinese movie released in China!
Watch The Taking Of Tiger Mountain trailer below.