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

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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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Winston Chao ...
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Xu Zonghan (as Bingbing Lee)
Chun Sun ...
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Wu Jiang ...
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Zhang Zhenwu
Ge Hu ...
Lin Juemin
Jing Ning ...
Shaoqun Yu ...
Yu-Hang To ...
Xiong Bingkun (as Dennis To)
Zhi-zhong Huang ...
Situ Meitang (as Zhizhong Huang)
Ting Mei ...
Chen Yiying
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Feng Guozhang (as Duobuji)
Simon Dutton ...
John Newell Jordan
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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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Release Date:

23 September 2011 (China)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

When the revolutionary leader is on the ocean liner heading for China, the lifeboats on deck are too modern: they are painted bright orange and have built-in engines (note the propellers). The movie is set in 1911, so none of these characteristics would be present. Lifeboats of that era were rowboats, usually painted white. See more »

Quotes

Sun Yat-Sen: The goal of revolution isn't death, but to change fate. Young people are sacrificing themselves for the revolution, so that the living can lead better lives.
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Very disappointing
23 February 2014 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Very disappointing. I was expecting a decent docu-drama on the 1911 Chinese revolution. However, even calling this a docu-drama might be giving it more credibility than it is due. Much of the "history" seems contrived for nationalistic purposes. There is a huge amount of embellishment, many of it simply to glorify the revolutionaries and put down everyone else, including the west. In some ways it is nothing more than Chinese propaganda.

Script is lame. Dialogue could not be more unrealistic. Even the battle scenes are over-dramatized. Plus, because Jackie Chan is included in the cast we are obliged to have a gratuitous, totally-out- of-place martial arts fight scene...

Performances are mostly woeful.

Avoid.


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