Captain America: The Winter Soldier posted the biggest Disney and Marvel opening weekend of all time in China with a $39.2 million. The opening weekend gives it a 16% edge over Iron Man 3’s opening frame. The strong debut for the Captain America sequel makes it the #6 biggest industry opening of all time in China.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman took $11.2 million from 9,325 screens in 65 markets over the weekend. The film posted a resilient hold in China, where it only fell by 15% in its second weekend to gross $6.5 million and reach a $15.4 million market total. Mr. Peabody and Sherman has grossed $137.3 million overseas and $239.5 million globally.
Need for Speed leads the pack once again after grossing $13.86 in its second full week of release in China. The racing film has now grossed a total of $59.56 million in China and is the film’s biggest market, surpassing North America by over $20 million. Mr. Peabody & Sherman took a $7.86 million opening weekend to finish in second place on the weekly grosses chart. Fellow opener The Monuments Men came in fourth place with a $4.96 million debut. The Berlin Film Festival Golden Bear winner Black Coal, Thin Ice grossed $6.65 million in its first full of release. The Chinese film has grossed a total of $13.4 million.
Need for Speed continues gaining ground in China. The racing film is up to $57 million in the market, making China the film's global leader at the box office. The film's second biggest overseas market is Russia with $13.2 million, making China responsible for 43% of the film’s $130.4 million overseas cume. Need for Speed has only grossed $37.7 million in North America.