A 3D action movie: Here is Our Wolf Warrior Review (2015)
“犯我中华者，虽远必诛” Fàn wǒ zhōnghuá zhě, suī yuǎn bì zhū
Those who challenge China’s resolve will have no safe place to hide
- Wolf Warrior Review (2015) – Brief Introduction
- Wolf Warrior Review (2015) – Cast
- Wolf Warrior Review (2015) – Why You Should Watch it
- Wolf Warrior Review (2015) – Where to watch
- Wolf Warrior Review (2015) – Words to know
- Wolf Warrior Review (2015) – FAQ’s
Wolf Warrior (战狼 zhàn láng) is a good choice to introduce you to Chinese action movies.
Wolf Warrior (2015) – Brief Introduction
To start our Wolf Warrior review, let’s give you an introduction to the movie.
The main character Lengfeng (冷锋 lěngfēng) is very smart, but also mischievous.
Lengfeng works for the People’s Liberation Army. During a raid on a drug smuggling operation, he defies orders from his superiors and kills Wu Ji who is the leader of the smuggling operation.
As punishment for defying orders he is in danger of being expelled from the PLA, but is unexpectedly approached by Long Xiaoyun (龙小云 Lóng xiǎo yún).
She is the commander of the Wolf Warriors, a special branch of the PLA, and invites Lengfeng to join them.
The older brother of Wu Ji is the ruthless drug lord Min Deng (敏登 mǐn dēng).
He hires ex-US Navy SEAL ‘Tom Cat’ (老猫 lǎo māo) and his group to assassinate Leng Feng in revenge for killing his brother.
During a Wolf Warrior training exercise Tom Cat and his group ambush them and kill one of Lengfen’s comrades. The Wolf Warriors swear to defend the death of their comrade. A life-for-life, blood-stained war begins…
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Wolf Warrior (2015) – Cast
Wu Jing (吴京 wújīng): Plays Lengfeng in the film. He is also the director of this movie. He directed and starred in Wolf Warrior 2 (2017) which had a Box Office income of over 5.6 billion CNY.
Scott Edward Adkins: Plays Tom Cat in the film, the dynamic between him and Lengfeng in the film is very interesting.
Yu Nan (余男 yú nán): Plays Long Xiaoyun, the Wolf Warriors commander. She has a complicated relationship with Lengfeng.
Ni Dahong (倪大红 nídàhóng): Plays Min Deng, an evil drug lord.
Wolf Warrior (2015) – Why You Should Watch It
This is a great film to watch for anyone who is a fan of action movies.
The film and its sequel were both hugely popular in China.
Wolf Warrior is a very patriotic film, showing the courage of soldiers like Lengfeng.
Many have described the film as a “Chinese Rambo”, which may be quite an accurate comparison.
The message of the film is that even during peacetime, there are still many heroes.
Armies around the globe have many brave, strong and fearless men who are burdened with fighting for justice.
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Wolf Warrior (2015) – Where to Watch
- The film can be watched on China’s streaming platform iQiyi for free.
- You can also pay to watch it on YouTube, simply search for Wolf Warrior and you’ll be able to find it.
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Wolf Warrior (2015) – Words to know
And to finish off our Wolf Warrior Review, let’s take a look at a few keywords from the movie.
See if you can hear them during the movie, and comment below if you find them!
- 战狼 Zhàn láng: War Wolf or Wolf Warriors
- 狙击手 Jū jī shǒu: Sniper
- 火力压制 Huǒlì yāzhì: Fire suppression
- 载弹增援 Zài dàn zēngyuán: Bomb reinforcement
Wolf Warrior Review (2015) – FAQ’s
After seven years of production Wolf Warrior was released in 2015.
Yes there is. Wolf Warrior 2 was released two years later in 2017.
In Chinese Wold Warrior is 战狼 (zhàn láng). 战 means war and 狼 means wolf.
Yes, the movie cost nearly 100 million RMB to make. It took a total of 7 years to finish and to make sure it looked realistic it used a variety of Chinese military aircraft and tanks.
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