The Thunder (TV series)

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The Thunder
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Chinese 《破冰行动》
Screenplay byChen Yuxin
Directed byFu Dongyu
Liu Zhangmu
Ending theme"Zui Hao de Da An" by Sun Nan
Country of originChina
Original languageChinese
No. of episodes48
ProducersDai Ying
Liu Yanjun
Production locations
Production companies iQiyi
Chinese Ministry of Public Security
Jingmo Films
Huanleyuanquan Pictures
Original network iQiyi
Picture format 16:9 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original releaseMay 10 (2019-05-10) 
June 2, 2019 (2019-06-02)

The Thunder (Chinese :破冰行动; pinyin :Pòbīng xíngdòng) is a 2019 Chinese web television series based on the actual events of Chinese authorities' raid of Boshe village in Guangdong province on December 2013.[ citation needed ] The series released on the Chinese streaming website iQiyi on 7 May 2019, followed by the television premiere on CCTV-8 three days later.


Filming of the series took placed in Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau, France and Japan during March and August 2018, with over thousands of police personnel took part in filming process. [1]

Cast members




Wang Kaihao of the China Daily says the series bears resemblance of Breaking Bad , the fictional American series that compared to the actual event. [2]

Award and nominations

November 5, 2019Golden Angel Award at the 15th China

US Film Festival and China-US TV Festival

Best Actor of the Year Wu Gang Won [3]
November 6, 2019The 3rd Yinchuan Internet Film Festival ·

Network Drama Unit

Best Online Drama AwardThe ThunderWon [4]
December 6, 2019 IQIYI Scream NightPublic Security Movie and TV Works of the YearThe ThunderWon [5]
December 2019 Baidu Boiling PointTV series of the yearThe ThunderWon [6]
December 10, 2019The 26th Huading Awards Best Producer of China Top 100 TV SeriesQin Zhengui, Dai Ying, Liu YanjunWon [7]
December 19, 2019Sina Annual Film and Television FestivalTop Ten drama series of the yearThe ThunderWon [8]
December 22, 2019The 11th Macau International TV FestivalGolden Lotus Best Supporting Actor Award Ren Dahua Won [9]
The 4th Jinguduo Network Film FestivalPopular Internet Drama of the YearThe ThunderWon [10]
January 6, 2020The 4th Fingertip Mobile Impact Summit ForumMost influential online drama of the yearThe ThunderWon [11]
26th Shanghai Television Festival Best Television Series Won [12]
Best DirectorFu Dongyu, Liu Zhangmu, Li JinruiNominated
Best Original ScreenplayChen Yuxin, Li Li, Qin YueWon
Best Supporting Actor Wang Jinsong Nominated
30th China TV Golden Eagle Award Outstanding Television SeriesThe ThunderWon [13]
Best ActorWang JinsongNominated
Best ScreenwriterChen YuxinNominated

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