After just 13 days since its release, patriotic action flick Wolf Warriors 2 has already become the highest-grossing film ever at the Chinese box office, overtaking this year's The Fate of the Furious. Directed by and starring action star Wu Jing, Wolf Warriors sees Chinese special forces operative Leng Feng enter an African war zone in an attempt to save innocent civilians from Western mercenaries. Featuring Frank Grillo as the excellently cartoon-ish villain Big Daddy, a deluge of gun fights and explosions, and an unapologetically pro-Chinese message, Wolf Warriors 2 is your summer guilty pleasure.
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