CHINA: 'RoboCop' Reigns in 3D; 'The Hobbit' Breaks $70M on March 11, 2014

robocop.jpgRoboCop brought in $21.44 million in its first full week in China. José Padilha's sic-fi remake was released in 3D in China, the only country to offer the film in the format. Chinese audiences have responded with a $42.41 million running total.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug came in higher than the original $67.1 million estimate Warner Bros. reported on Sunday afternoon. The Hobbit sequel took $11.14 million during the week to reach a $70.95 million cume, well over the $50 million lifetime run of its predecessor. 

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Data courtesy of Entgroup

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Nears $70M Mark on March 10, 2014

taba.pngThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is up to $67.1 million in China, according to Sunday estimates from Warner Bros. The film has already passed the $50.7 million lifetime total of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey by 29 percent.



CHINA: 'Hobbit' Nears $60M; 'RoboCop' Takes $20M Debut on March 04, 2014

taba.pngThe Hobbit continues to thrive in China as it nears the $60 million mark following ten days of release. The second part of the Hobbit prequel trilogy grossed $26.57 million in its first full week on the market, registering nearly 4 million admissions.

RoboCop took command of the box office by the weekend, however, as the sci-fi remake claimed $20.67 million from its first three days on the market. Robocop finished in second place on the weekly table and was the only new release to break into the country’s weekly top ten chart.

Beijing Love Story continued its steady rise with an $8.9 million tally in its latest frame. The Chinese film has grossed a total of $62.5 million after 18 days in its home market. The Man from Macau finished on the top half of the table with a $5.04 million weekly take, reaching a cume of $83.43 in China.

Frozen took another important step to reach the $50 million mark in China after adding $4.69 in its latest frame. The animated film has grossed a total of $44.83 million in the country. The Monkey King leads the bottom half of the table after a $2.4 million frame topped off its first full month in release. The Monkey King has grossed a total of $167.84 million in China.

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Data courtesy of Entgroup


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