The sun is dying out. The earth will soon be engulfed by the inflating sun. To save human civilization, scientists draw up an escape plan that will bring the whole human race from danger. With the help of thousands of infusion powered engines, the planet earth will leave the solar system and embark on a 2,500-year journey to the orbit of a star 4.5 light-years away.
A box office success in China, it has grossed over $700 million worldwide, including $693 million in China. It became China’s second highest-grossing film of all time, 2019’s third 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 rights.