Why Crazy Rich Asians is Popular in America?
Crazy Rich Asians has made a success in America, but it’s not popular in China.
Crazy Rich Asians’ box office is $238 million until December 4, 2018. The number exactly indicates Crazy Rich Asian makes a success because its budget is about $30 million. In August, it is the #1 box office movie of 3 successive weeks.
(August 31-September 2 Weekend Box Office)
(Aug.17 – Sep.6 Weekly Index)
Besides, 92% people on Rotten Tomatoes give Crazy Rich Asians positive reviews, 51,164 IMDb users have given a weighted average vote of 7.2/10. Why Americans like this movie when all its main characters are Asian?
Before explaining the reasons, let’s know some movie information of Crazy Rich Asians!
Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Info
Crazy Rich Asians is a kind of old story. A normal girl has a rich boyfriend, but her boyfriend’s mother has bias against her. After a series of events, they have a happy ending.
Release Date: August 7, 2018 (China); August 15, 2018 (United States)
Director: Jon M. Chu
Genres: Romance, Comedy
Running Time: 120 minutes
Constance Wu — Rachel Chu
Henry Golding — Nick Young
Michelle Yeoh — Eleanor Young
Gemma Chan — Astrid Young Teo
Crazy Rich Asians Soundtracks:
My New Swag
Give Me a Kiss
Ren Sheng Jiu Shi Xi
For the people who want to listen to the songs again and again, they can download the movie songs into MP3 via InsTube music downloader.
Why Americans are Passionate about the Movie?
Generally, most of the Hollywood movies hire America actors or actresses to act Asian characters. In such a situation, why a movie with Asian main characters is popular in the US? Does it has a gorgeous story?
Crazy Rich Asians Meets Europeans and Americans’ Taste.
It is a standard American style movie. Though all main characters have Asian faces, their kernel are America.
- Crazy Rich Asians tells a story that Americans know well.
- The Asian characters are grown up in America and their traditional culture is coincident with American audiences.
- The value of Crazy Rich Movie is “Love Actually is All Around”.
Gourmet Food, Romance Lover, and Gorgeous Scenes
With the elements, even American film critic Chris Stuckmann said: “As a stepping stone to greater things, this movie is important…and it’s a great date movie.”
Actually, the main audiences of Crazy Rich Asians are not couples. European and American housewives are the contributors of Crazy Rich Asians’ box office. They love Mary Sue story, have money and time to enjoy the movie in cinema.
“It is an Asian Cultural Movement.”
After The Joy Luck Club (1993), none of Hollywood movies focus on Asians. In a long term, Hollywood moves and TV series describe Asians as marginal characters. But in Crazy Rich Asians, the Asians live like Americans – they fall in love, they have arguments, they have a happy ending!
To propagandize Crazy Rich Asians, over 100 Asian celebrities use #GoldOpen on their social medias to support this movie. After that, more Asians raise funds to book whole cinemas for Crazy Rich Asians.
All the factors made Crazy Rich Asians a popular movie. If you have not watched this movie yet, you can watch Crazy Rich Asians online.
Watch Crazy Rich Asians Online for Free
Generally speaking, you are unable to watch new movies online for free. Some people may upload the new movies online, but they will be deleted very soon. Therefore, you can use InsTube to download new movies for watching offline later.
Of course, Crazy Rich Asians movie songs are available for downloading via InsTube as well.