'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Posts $32.7M Debut on February 25, 2014

poster.pngThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug took an impressive $32.7 million 3-day opening in China, becoming the biggest 3-day opener for Warner Bros. in the market.

Smaug is currently outpacing its predecessor in China by 74%.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has grossed a total of $637.1 million overseas.


'Frozen' Becomes Top Disney/Pixar Release in China on February 25, 2014

frozen.jpgFrozen is now the biggest Disney/Pixar release of all time in China, surpassing Monsters University with a $36.2 million local cume. 

Frozen is the fourth highest industry animated release of all time in China.

'Beijing Love Story' Charms U.S. Audiences in Limited Release on February 17, 2014

Beijing Love Story translated to a strong opening weekend in North America for specialty distributor China Lion. The film earned $128k from a limited release in 9 screens over its first three days in the market following a Valentine's Day premiere. Beijing Love Story was released day-and-date with China.

'Frozen' Nears $30M in China on February 17, 2014

frozen.jpgFrozen continues to make waves in China, holding on with a strong $8.2 million weekend -only a 3% drop from its previous frame in the market. The animated film has grossed a total of $28.4 million in China and is already the #2 biggest Disney-Pixar release of all time in the market. Frozen currently occupies the #6 spot among the biggest industry releases of all time in China.

TOP STORIES: Chinese Films Shine in Berlin on February 13, 2014

  • Baidu looking to enter the film industry. [China Daily]
  • China will not be increasing the film quota. [BBC]
  • A look at the Chinese films that screened at the Berlin Film Festival. [Reuters]


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