Go Away Mr. Tumor

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Go Away Mr. Tumor
Go Away Mr. Tumor 2015 film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed byHan Yan
StarringBai Baihe
Daniel Wu
Production
company
Wanda Pictures
Distributed byChina Lion (U.S.)
Release date
  • August 13, 2015 (2015-08-13)
Running time
128 minutes
CountryChina
LanguageMandarin
Box officeUS$80.12 million[1][2]

Go Away Mr. Tumor (Chinese: 滚蛋吧!肿瘤君) is 2015 Chinese comedy-drama film. It is based on the life of comic book artist Xiong Dun, who after her cancer diagnosis authored a popular webcomic that became a sensation in China.[3] Xiong died in 2012 at the age of 30.

Directed by Han Yan and starring Bai Baihe and Daniel Wu, the film was released on August 13, 2015 and became a box office hit.[4][5]

The film was selected as the Chinese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.[6][7]

"Go Away, Mr. Tumor" was featured in the 5th annual China International Co-Production Film Screenings, hosted by the Motion Picture Association of America and China's Film Bureau of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.[8]

Cast[edit]

  • Bai Baihe as Xiong Dun
  • Daniel Wu as Doctor Liang
  • Zhang Zixuan as Amy
  • Li Yuan as Xia Meng
  • Liu Ruilin as Xiao Xia
  • Cheng Yi as Lao Zheng
  • Li Jianyi as Xiong Dun's Father
  • Liu Lili as Xiong Dun's Mother
  • Shen Teng as Ex-boyfriend

Box office[edit]

The film earned US$29.75 million in its opening weekend and topped the Chinese box office replacing Monster Hunt. Once advance ticket sales were factored in, Go Away Mr. Tumor registered a cume of US$31.52 million, with 182,066 showings and 5.46 million admissions in four days, according to data from the research group Entgroup.[9][10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-29. Retrieved 2015-09-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Patrick Brzeski (August 31, 2015). "China Box Office: 'Terminator Genisys' Marches Towards $100M". The Hollywood Reporter. (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  3. ^ Kevin Ma (August 18, 2015). "Bai Baihe dethrones herself at China box office". Film Business Asia. Retrieved August 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "滚蛋吧!肿瘤君》发终极预告片 白百何"靠近死神" 吴彦祖含泪表白". mtime. 2015-08-03. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
  5. ^ "'Go away Mr. Tumor' to tell story of late cartoonist on big screen". eastday.com. 2015-08-10. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
  6. ^ "81 Countries In Competition For 2015 Foreign Language Film Oscar". AMPAS. 9 October 2015. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  7. ^ Junya, Gao (10 October 2015). ""Go Away Mr. Tumor" to Represents China in the Best Foreign Film Category at the Oscars". CRI English. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  8. ^ http://www.mpaa.org/mpaa-and-sapprft-host-the-5th-annual-china-international-co-production-screenings/
  9. ^ Clifford Coonan (August 17, 2015). "China Box Office: 'Go Away Mr. Tumor' Overtakes 'Monster Hunt'". The Hollywood Reporter. (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved August 18, 2015.
  10. ^ Julie Makinen (August 18, 2015). "'Go Away Mr. Tumor' dethrones 'Monster Hunt' at China box office". The Hollywood Reporter. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 19, 2015.

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