"1895" tells the story of the resistance against the Japanese invasion in 1895 (the biggest war in Taiwan's history). After the 1894 Sin-Japanese war, the Qing government ceded Taiwan to Japan. After hearing the news, some groups of Taiwan people organized their own resistance to establish the Taiwan Republic. After the Japanese military on the northeast coast of Taiwan most officials fled to China and Taipei was taken with minimal effort. Three young Taiwan Hakka youths, Tang-hsing We, Hsiang Hsu, Shao-tsu Chiang, organized a guerrilla front to fight the Japanese.


Domestic ()
Summary Details
Release DateNov 7, 2008
Running Time1 hr 50 min
In Release420 days/60 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 7-92$95,094----$120,6851
Nov 14-162$94,829-0.3%---$310,7572
Nov 21-232$65,839-30.6%---$453,8823
Nov 28-306$42,798-35%---$483,0284
Dec 5-78$25,063-41.4%---$535,8075
Dec 12-149$7,807-68.9%---$734,1006
Dec 19-218$5,174-33.7%---$751,0027
Dec 26-2812$2,338-54.8%---$778,9038