|Directed by||:||Frant Gwo||Produced by||:||Gong Ge'er||Based on||:||Liu Cixin||Cinematography||:||Michael Liu||Country||:||China|
The Wandering Earth (Chinese: 流浪地球) is a 2019 Chinese science fiction film directed by Frant Gwo, based on the novella of the same name by Locus Award and Hugo Award-winning author Liu Cixin. It stars Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie, Ng Man-tat, Zhao Jinmai, Wu Jing and Qu Jingjing. The film was theatrically released on 5 February 2019 (Chinese New Year's Day), by China Film Group Corporation, followed by North America and Australia on February 8, 2019.
It is a box office success, grossing over $655 million worldwide, including $650 million in China. It is China's second highest-grossing film of all time, 2019's highest-grossing film worldwide, the second highest-grossing non-English film of all time, and one of the top 20 highest-grossing science fiction films of all time. It has received generally positive reviews from critics, with The Hollywood Reporter describing it as "China's first full-scale interstellar spectacular." Netflix has acquired the film's global streaming