Captain America: The Winter Soldier hit the $80 million mark in China over the weekend. China is the biggest overseas market for the superhero sequel, representing more than 3 times the $25 million cume of South Korea, the film's second biggest overseas market.
The Captain America sequel is now the #3 Disney release of all time in China. The film has been especially popular in IMAX, where it has already grossed a total of $3.7 million from 307 Chinese IMAX screens.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier posted the biggest Disney and Marvel opening weekend of all time in China with a $39.2 million. The opening weekend gives it a 16% edge over Iron Man 3’s opening frame. The strong debut for the Captain America sequel makes it the #6 biggest industry opening of all time in China.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman took $11.2 million from 9,325 screens in 65 markets over the weekend. The film posted a resilient hold in China, where it only fell by 15% in its second weekend to gross $6.5 million and reach a $15.4 million market total. Mr. Peabody and Sherman has grossed $137.3 million overseas and $239.5 million globally.
Need for Speed leads the pack once again after grossing $13.86 in its second full week of release in China. The racing film has now grossed a total of $59.56 million in China and is the film’s biggest market, surpassing North America by over $20 million. Mr. Peabody & Sherman took a $7.86 million opening weekend to finish in second place on the weekly grosses chart. Fellow opener The Monuments Men came in fourth place with a $4.96 million debut. The Berlin Film Festival Golden Bear winner Black Coal, Thin Ice grossed $6.65 million in its first full of release. The Chinese film has grossed a total of $13.4 million.