More than 30 million Chinese have seen the low budget movie called “Lost In Thailand” since its debut on December 12. As a result of the film’s popularity, Thailand is seeing a noticeable boost in Chinese tourists visiting the country.
“Lost in Thailand,” a low-budget Chinese comedy about the travels of two rival businessmen and a pancake-maker through Thailand, may help the Southeast Asian nation attract a record number of tourists this year. Read more at Bloomberg.
With more of China’s outbound tourists headed to Southeast Asia, Thailand in particular has seen an influx of the increasingly globetrotting group, benefitted by the proximity of the two countries and the popularity of the low-budget Chinese comedy film “Lost in Thailand.” Read more at Jing Daily.
A Chinese movie set in Thailand has broken box office records since opening earlier this month. Lost in Thailand, a comedy about two rival Chinese businessmen who travel to the kingdom, has beaten five box office records in China since opening on Dec 12. Read more at Bangkok Post.
A movie that cost less than 5 million US dollars to make, has raked in over 130 million dollars in just two weeks since its debut in China. The low-budget Chinese comedy “Lost in Thailand” has not only been a box office hit but is also driving a throng of Chinese tourists to Thailand. Read more at China.org
A low-budget, domestically produced comedy has unexpectedly become the highest-grossing Chinese film to date. Read more at Salon.
The low-budget Chinese hit “Lost in Thailand” steamrolled its competition this week to become the highest-grossing mainland film ever and the first local production to break through the one-billion-yuan ($160.4-million) mark at the box office. Read more at WSJ