TOP STORIES: 'Snowpiercer' Gets China Release; 'RoboCop' Cashes in on 3D on March 11, 2014
CHINA: 'RoboCop' Reigns in 3D; 'The Hobbit' Breaks $70M on March 11, 2014
RoboCop 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.
Top Ten Films in China, Weekly Grosses:
Data courtesy of Entgroup
'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Nears $70M Mark on March 10, 2014
The 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.
TOP STORIES: Changes Coming for Chinese Censors on March 07, 2014
- Jackie Chan, Feng Xiaogang Seek Less Censorship in China as Communist Leaders Meet [The Hollywood Reporter]
TOP STORIES: 'A Touch of Sin' Reaches China...Through Illegal Downloads on March 05, 2014