How To Train Your Dragon 2 remained #1 at the box office for the second week in row with a healthy $24 million, giving it a total of $51 million in the Middle Kingdom.
Two local newcomers--The Four 3 and Temporary Family--finished in second and third place, respectively. The Four 3 managed $16.3 million in 3 days, while Temporary Family snagged $8.6 million in 4 days.
An $11 million hold in China lifts How To Train Your Dragon 2 to a strong $48.2 million cume in the market. The film finished its second weekend in China in second place as it continues to shine in markets around the world. How to Train Your Dragon 2 has grossed a total of $402.4 million overseas and $574.4 million worldwide.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 opened in China this weekend, taking a commanding lead with $25.9 million from 3,379 locations. The debut represented an eightfold increase above the opening weekend tally of the original in the same market.
Local product stayed on top for another week in China thanks to the continued success of The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom, which snagged another $19.6 million for a domestic total of $56.6 million.
Hollywood's Brick Mansions is holding up quite well. The action flick is up to $22.5 million.
Transformers: Age of Extinction added $5.4 million to its Chinese tally over the weekend, its fifth frame in the market. The Transformers film played at 3,800 locations and reported a $1.4 million bump from IMAX sales. China is the top global market for the film with a $301 million cume, nearly a third of the movie's $963.3 million global total. China's Age of Extinction IMAX cume currently stands at $36 million.