China

'Interstellar' Caps Off Chinese Run with $122.8M Cume on December 14, 2014

interstellarchina.pngInterstellar finished its 31-day run in China with a $780k haul in its final weekend. China is the biggest overseas market for Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic, bringing in a total of $122.8 million of its $455 million overseas cume.

'Fleet of Time' Tops 'The Crossing - Part 1' As Local Films Take Center Stage on December 09, 2014

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Fleet of Time, a coming-of-age story focused on a group of friends growing up in the 1990s and 2000s, finished ahead of legendary director John Woo's epic The Crossing - Part 1 at the Chinese box office last week. Fleet of Time took in $36.4 million in three days compared to The Crossing - Part 1's $18.6 million in six days, according to EntGroup.

Women Who Flirt, a homegrown romantic comedy, dropped to third place with $13.7 million and is now up to a solid $27.1 million.

American films occupied the fourth and fifth spots. Interstellar finished in fourth with $9.8 million, pushing its cume in China to an impressive $118.8 million. Penguins of Madagascar ranked fifth with $4.3 million, giving it a total of $37 million after 24 days of release. 

 

'Interstellar' Continues Winning Streak In China on December 07, 2014

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Sunday, 12/7 Update: Interstellar is now up to $119.2 million in China after adding another $7.15 million over the weekend.

The sci-fi flick boasts the following accomplishments:

#1 WB All-Time Highest Grossing Film
#1 MPA All-Time Highest Grossing 2D Film
#2 Highest Grossing MPA Film in 2014 after Transformers: Age of Extinction
#6 All-Time Highest Grossing MPA Film

Sunday, 11/30 Update: Interstellar became the highest grossing MPA 2D title in China this weekend. Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic maintained the #1 spot for a third consecutive week with an $18.1 million haul from 3,694 screens. China is Interstellar's biggest overseas market with $106 million, more than a quarter of the film's $395.2 million take outside of North America.

'Penguins of Madagascar' Stays Strong in China on November 30, 2014

pensofmad.jpgPenguins of Madagascar finished in third place over its third weekend in China. The animated film grossed $5.8 million across 3,125 screens. It has grossed a total of $32.7 million after 17 days in the market. The Penguins expanded to several markets over the weekend, including North America, with the film grossing $100 million globally.

'Interstellar' Keeps Lead in China, Posts $30M Weekend on November 23, 2014

interstellarchina.pngInterstellar kept the #1 spot in China over the weekend. The sci-fi flick claimed 40% of the market share among the top 5 films after grossing $30.6 million from 7,004 screens. The weekend results represent a drop of 26% as compared to the film's opening weekend. Interstellar has grossed a total of $82.3 million in China, making it the second highest grossing film for WB after 12 of release.


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