6.0/10
21,999
710 user 64 critic

The Wandering Earth (2019)

Liu lang di qiu (original title)
Trailer
2:06 | Trailer
As the sun is dying out, people all around the world build giant planet thrusters to move Earth out of its orbit and sail Earth to a new star system. Yet the 2500-year journey comes with unexpected dangers, and in order to save humanity, a group of young people in this age of a wandering Earth fight hard for the survival of humankind.

Director:

Frant Gwo
Reviews
Popularity
2,705 ( 165)
13 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

China's deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.

Director: Jing Wu
Stars: Jing Wu, Frank Grillo, Celina Jade
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A story on how a small drug store owner became the exclusive selling agent of a cheap Indian generic drug against Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia in China.

Director: Muye Wen
Stars: Zheng Xu, Yiwei Zhou, Chuan-jun Wang
Ne Zha (2019)
Animation | Fantasy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Born with unique powers, a boy is recruited to fight demons and save the community that fears him.

Director: Yu Yang
Stars: Yanting Lü, Joseph, Mo Han
Pegasus (2019)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An old-time racing champion tries to come back to the race track.

Director: Han Han
Stars: Teng Shen, Johnny Huang, Zheng Yin
Crazy Stone (2006)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security guards are not the only obstacle these thieves are facing. An extremely unlucky ... See full summary »

Director: Hao Ning
Stars: Tao Guo, Teddy Lin, Hua Liu
Crazy Alien (2019)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A monkey trainer whose act goes wrong after an alien crash lands on Earth and injures his monkey. Desperate to perform the act, he attempts to train the alien instead, though is punished after the alien regains his powers.

Director: Hao Ning
Stars: Matthew Morrison, Tom Pelphrey, Daniel Hugh Kelly
The Island (2018)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A cataclysmic event causes a man, who dreams of winning the lottery, to become stranded on an island with his co-workers.

Director: Bo Huang
Stars: Bo Huang, Qi Shu, Baoqiang Wang
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

PLA Navy Marine Corps launch a hostage rescue operation in the fictional Republic of Ihwea and undergo a fierce battle with rebellions and terrorism.

Director: Dante Lam
Stars: Yi Zhang, Johnny Huang, Hai-Qing
A Cool Fish (2018)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

While two criminals hide out at a woman's apartment after a botched robbery, an ex-cop tries to find a missing gun.

Director: Xiaozhi Rao
Stars: Jianbin Chen, Suxi Ren, Binlong Pan
Sci-Fi | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

In 2035, aliens have wiped out mega cities around the globe to get their main source of energy, Xianteng. Will Shanghai be able to defend itself and maybe even launch a counterattack?

Director: Hua-Tao Teng
Stars: Godfrey Gao, Qi Shu, Han Lu
The Big Shot (2019)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A car fixer jumps off stairs after illegal demolition. Police officer tries to find the crime and catch the evil boss.

Director: Bai Wu
Stars: Brono Bajtala, Bei-Er Bao, Yuan Du
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A pathetic minor league Soccer Goalkeeper was given a task - to spend 1 Billion in thirty days, if successful he will get 30 Billion. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the task and he must not own any valuables by end of it.

Directors: Da-Mo Peng, Fei Yan
Stars: Teng Shen, Vivian Sung, Lun Ai
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jing Wu ... Liu Peiqiang
Chuxiao Qu ... Liu Qi
Guangjie Li ... Wang Lei
Man-Tat Ng ... Han Ziang
Jin Mai Jaho Jin Mai Jaho ... Han Duoduo
Mike Kai Sui ... Tim
Hongchen Li Hongchen Li ... Zhang Xiaoqiang
Jingjing Qu Jingjing Qu ... Zhou Qian
Yichi Zhang Yichi Zhang ... Li Yiyi
Haoyu Yang ... He Lianke
Zhigang Jiang Zhigang Jiang ... Zhao Zhigang
Huan Zhang Huan Zhang ... Huang Ming
Jiayin Lei ... Yi Ge
Arkadiy Sharogradskiy Arkadiy Sharogradskiy ... Makalov
Hao Ning Hao Ning ... Er Shu
Edit

Storyline

The sun is dying out. The earth will soon be engulfed by the inflating sun. To save the human civilization, scientists draw up an escape plan that will bring the whole human race from danger. With the help of thousands of infusion powered engines, the planet earth will leave the solar system and embark on a 2,500 year journey to the orbit of a star 4.5 light years away.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

China

Release Date:

5 February 2019 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wandering Earth See more »

Filming Locations:

Qingdao, China See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,685,287, 10 February 2019

Gross USA:

$5,875,487

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$699,760,773
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally Wu Jing, one of the protagonist, only agreed to show up in one scene, but since he was the only big star of the film, the director Frant changed the script and kept putting him in more and more scenes. One day of shooting became weeks, then months. Wu jing's pay for each movie is around 10 million us dollars. After weeks of shooting, the director asked him that, since the movie was over-budget, maybe he didn't mind not getting paid. Wu jing loved the director and the film so much, not only that he agreed not getting paid, he invested his own money of about 9 million us dollars in it. Many people thought Wu Jing was conned by the director at that time. In fact, without Wu's name, the movie wouldn't have been sold to so many theaters at all. If director Frant is the father of the film, Wu Jing is like its guardian angel. This kind of blessing rarely happened in Chinese film industry. See more »

Goofs

It is not explained how the large surviving population eat, when the Earth is frozen and no crops can be grown. See more »

Connections

Featured in Kunlun Fight: Kunlun Fight 80 (2019) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Overhyped film
12 February 2019 | by thewesterncowboySee all my reviews

My Chinese friends got me into watching this and expected it to be some mindblowing piece. We both left the movie theater wishing we didn't watch it. It was not all that bad, they have beautiful casts, great cinematography, but that was it. Their storyline was weak, doesn't make any sense at times. There was no character development, no climax moment, no big twist and turn. Often times it was predictable and the jokes werent that funny at all, maybe it was funny to other Chinese audience. Yeah ok great explosion, nice suit yadi yadi but i can barely finish the movie if it makes no sense at all. Don't waste your time, it was overhyped!


72 of 120 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 710 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed