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The Bravest (2019)

Lie huo ying xiong (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Family | 9 August 2019 (USA)
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Chinese firefighters struggle to contain a huge fire after an oil pipeline explodes.


Tony Chan


Chao Wang, Yonggan Yu
3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Xiaoming Huang ... Jiang Liwei
Jiang Du ... Ma Weiguo
Zhuo Tan ... Li Fang
Zi Yang ... Wang Lu
Hao Ou ... Xu Xiaobin
Yong Hou Yong Hou ... Wu Chenguang
Xiaotian Yin Xiaotian Yin ... Wei Lei
Jason Gu Jason Gu ... Zhou Hao
Zhehan Zhang ... Zheng Zhi
Ge Gao ... Weng Weng
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jiali Ding ... Citizen
Zhiguo Du Zhiguo Du ... Ma Weiguo's Father
Jinshan Liu Jinshan Liu ... Citizen
Yuncong Lü Yuncong Lü ... Jiang Miao (as Yuncong Lv)
Zhifei Wang ... Jiang Dajun
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Chinese firefighters struggle to contain a huge fire after an oil pipeline explodes.

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Action | Drama | Family

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Rated PG-13 for intense disaster sequences and related injury images | See all certifications »

User Reviews

Wow, loved it!
20 March 2020 | by paulclaassenSee all my reviews

A few years ago, South Korea brought us 'The Tower', which I absolutely loved. Hollywood brought us 'Only the Brave' in 2017, which I absolutely hated, and 'Backdraft 2' in 2019, which received such bad reviews that I have no interest in seeing it. Now China brings us 'The Bravest', which I absolutely loved.

I've been in the mood for a disaster film of this caliber for a while now, and 'The Bravest' satisfied that need. The horror of a fire is so well demonstrated here, as well as the unpredictability of any fire. The visuals are impressive and the photography stunning, as well as very good cinematography.

The film grabs you from the opening scene. Thereafter, there literally never is a dull moment, with action and suspense from beginning to end. Most firefighting films have a good climatic fire scene - here the scene lasts the duration of the entire film. Awesome! Apart from the action, the film also deals with chaos and panic that ensues in the face of disaster.

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Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$110,375, 11 August 2019

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

WANOS (downmixed)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (Dolby 5.1) (downmixed)| Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X) (downmixed)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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