Rio 2 took a strong $12.1 million opening weekend from 5,850 screens in China. The impressive debut marked a 150% improvement over the opening weekend of the first film in the animated franchise.
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.