The Taking of Tiger Mountain is Tsui Harks latest movie in the directors chair, a 3D movie based on a conflict between a People’s Liberation Army and a gang in northeast China, during the Chinese revolution.
The movie led the way at the top of the box office over the new year which grossed $51.29 million in its opening six days of release. Tiger Mountain notched up 211,787 screenings and 7.6 million admissions, according to data from Entgroup.
Love on the Cloud, a romantic comedy came in second place grossing $23.17 million within five days, followed by Gone With the Bullets, Fleet of Time, The Nut Job and Meet Miss Anxiety.
Tsui Hark has directed many movies over the years, some include:
Zu: Warriors From The Magic Mountain (1983)
Shanghai Blues (1984)
The Big Heat (1988)
Once Upon A Time In China (1991)
The Blade (1995)
Double Team (1997)
Detective Dee – The Mystery Of Phantom Flame (2010)