|Mandarin||Xīn Huā Lù Fàng|
|Literally||Happiness on the Road|
|Directed by||Ning Hao|
|Edited by||Du Yuan|
Breakup Buddies is a 2014 Chinese romantic comedy and road film, directed by Ning Hao. It stars Huang Bo and Xu Zheng as buddies on a wild 3,000-kilometre cross-country journey from Beijing to Dali City (via Zhangjiajie).
The film premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2014, and was released domestically on September 30, 2014. It grossed over $195 million to become one of the highest-grossing films in China.
Womanizer Hao Yi (Xu Zheng) takes his best friend Geng Hao (Huang Bo) on a road trip to Dali City — China's unofficial capital of one night stands — to help him recover from a devastating divorce. Years before, Kang Xiaoyu (Yuan Quan) had traversed the same route to Dali where she met her future husband.
- Huang Bo as Geng Hao
- Xu Zheng as Hao Yi
- Yuan Quan as Kang Xiaoyu
- Zhou Dongyu as Zhou Lijuan, a.k.a. "Christina"
- Tao Hui as Avatar girl
- Yue Xiaojun as innkeeper
- Shen Teng as bar owner
- Zhang Li as pretty lesbian
- Jiao Junyan as Xiao Bei
- Ma Su as prostitute from Northeast China
- Liu Meihan as prostitute from Hunan
- Xiong Naijin as Kang Xiaoyu's best friend
- Liu Yiwei as cop
- Wang Yanhui as crime boss
- Lei Jiayin as gangster
- Yong Mengting as cosplay girl
- Liang Hao as Li Maomao, Zhou Lijuan's boyfriend
- Guo Tao as Kang Xiaoyu's attorney (cameo)
- Li Chen as Kang Xiaoyu's new lover (cameo)
- Xia Yu as Kang Xiaoyu's ex (cameo)
The film grossed ¥1.16971 billion at the Chinese box office and a total of US$195.3 million internationally. The Guardian's Phil Hoad mentioning the film as one of "a few, giant, isolated local hits".
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