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1911 (2011)
"Xin hai ge ming" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  23 September 2011 (China)
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A historical drama based on the founding of the Republic of China when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty.




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Jing Ning ...
Shaoqun Yu ...
Yu-Hang To ...
Xiong Bingkun (as Dennis To)
Zhi-zhong Huang ...
Situ Meitang (as Zhizhong Huang)
Ting Mei ...
Chen Yiying
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Duobujie ...
Feng Guozhang (as Duobuji)
John Newell Jordan


A historical drama based on the founding of the Republic of China when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty.

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Release Date:

23 September 2011 (China)  »

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1911  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$55,850 (USA) (7 October 2011)


$127,437 (USA) (21 October 2011)

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Lots of Chinese History
10 October 2011 | by (San Jose, CA.) – See all my reviews

I saw this film on Oct. 9th. 2011. It moves quite quickly at the beginning and there is a lot of war action portrayed in the failed attempts to overthrow the Qing Empire. Chartracters are all identified and that is the only part of the film that detracts from the viewing. The film is in Chinese and by the time you have read the subtitles the characters names are gone. The film is enjoyable if you know Chinese history of this period and if you don't it can be just a series of talking and action scenes and can be quite confusing. Sun yat-sen is the main character but Jackie Chan does get to be more than just an action figure. If you want to more about this period of Chinese this would be the movie to spur you on or illustrate better what was going on in China at this time. Yuan Shi-kai is one character who has appeared in a lot of historical films portraying this period and his actions are as always ones of greed and betrayal.

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