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This Weird Film Is Currently Setting Chinese Box Office Records

Something big is happening in Chinese cinema right now.

The nation's cinema box office is currently hosting its highest grossing film of all time, pulling in a staggering 1.317bn Yuan (£137m) since the movie’s release on the 16th July.

So who, or what, is to blame for such a monstrous success? It’s Raman Hui’s Monster Hunt, a live action, fantasy, adventure, comedy film full of martial arts, shape-shifting monsters, hate-fuelled rulers and a father sworn to protect his offspring romping around ancient china.

As far as Chinese cinema goes, it never fails to surprise or amaze, whether that be a good or bad thing you’ll have find out for yourself with this fantastical trailer, because quite frankly, you’ve got to see it to believe it: