The Chinese propaganda film The Battle at Lake Changjin has made over $633m (£463m) at the box office, putting it ahead of Marvel’s Shang Chi, which has global earnings of $402m (£292.4m).
The film has also surpassed the box office earnings of Daniel Craig’s last Bond film, No Time To Die.
The Chinese film showcases the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War and is set to become China’s highest-grossing film ever.
Earlier this year, the Chinese authorities ordered the country’s cinemas to utilise the power of the box office to promote positive messages about the ruling Communist Party.
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