The Bravest (2019)
The Bravest (Chinese: 烈火英雄; pinyin: LièHuǒ Yīngxióng) is a 2019 Chinese disaster film directed by Tony Chan and starring Huang Xiaoming, Du Jiang, Tan Zhuo, Yang Zi, Zhang Zehan, Gu Jiacheng, Yin Xiaotian, and Gao Ge. It is adapted from author Bao'erji Yuanye's non-fiction book The Deepest Water Is Tears (最深的水是泪水). The film is based on a real-life incident, the Xingang Port oil spill, and chronicles firefighters' efforts to protect a city from a fire caused by an oil pipeline explosion.
The film is one of the seven films that premiered during the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. It was released in China on August 1, 2019, and in the United States on August 9. The film grossed over CN¥1.7 billion (US$244 million) in China.