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Q: What are the most popular English films in China?

2012 and Avatar, I know.

10 years 21 hours ago in  Culture - Lanzhou

 
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Anything with a lot of stunts and expolisions, they like Rambo movies and Bond movies, Space Alien movies etc. I watch movies with Chinese people and they like to think the movies are good as well. They know what a stupid, it sucks movie is!

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they love transformers.

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I read somewhere that Avatar was so popular the government took it out of lots of cinemas and replaced it with some locally made film.

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The Chinese seem to love sci-fi and their government seems freaked out about this... for sure Avatar and Transformers Kung-Fu Panda...

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Garfield 2 and Transformers 2 were the two top grossers last time I checked, though that was a while ago. Of course, not much foreign makes it to the theatres. I suspect more American movies are watched on DVD and youku.

In general, it seems teen comedies, action movies and dramas do the best, which makes sense as those genres tend to be broad enough that cultural differences don't get in the way. Just like Kung fu, later-day Stephen Chow and weepy, heavily-visual art films tend to cross over more the other way.

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Anything American with a big budget drives them crazy.

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harry potter, transformers, avatar, 2012, they also loved district 9

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I left a bunch of movies that I had with me,, Chech and Chong,, Lethal Weapon 6, Die Hard-Die Twice. the new one.
Wonder if anyone figured out the I drank pee scene yet? I love that, still gets me.

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The Sorcerer's Apprentice
City of Angels
Knowing
Bangkok Dangerous
Next
It Could Happen To You
I love Nicolas Cage...
Ok, that's about me...
Most populars, 2012, avatar, Kong Fu panda...

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I thought Titanic was super popular all over Asia? I know it's old, but a lot of people seem to know that one.

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