The Bravest (2019)


The Bravest (2019)
Lie huo ying xiong (original title)

Chinese firefighters struggle to contain a huge fire after an oil pipeline explodes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
IMDb  5.5 /10
Director Tony Chan
Writer Chao Wang
Writer Yonggan Yu
Release Date2019-08-01
Runtime1h 58mins
GenreAction, Drama, Family
Content RatingPG-13 (PG-13)
Awards3 wins & 14 nominations.
CompanyBona Film Group, Columbia Films, Alibaba Pictures
Ma Weiguo
Xu Xiaobin
Wu Chenguang
Xiaotian Yin
Xiaotian Yin
Wei Lei
Jason Gu
Jason Gu
Zhou Hao
Weng Weng
Zhiguo Du
Zhiguo Du
Ma Weiguo's Father
Yuncong Lü
Yuncong Lü
Jiang Miao (as Yuncong Lv)
Jiang Dajun

The Bravest

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.