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.
Need for Speed continues gaining ground in China. The racing film is up to $57 million in the market, making China the film's global leader at the box office. The film's second biggest overseas market is Russia with $13.2 million, making China responsible for 43% of the film’s $130.4 million overseas cume. Need for Speed has only grossed $37.7 million in North America.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman enjoyed a $7.75 million opening from 4,000 screens in China. The opening weekend figures put the animated film in second place on the market.
The Monuments Men opened in 4,000 screens in China to claim a $4.8 million opening weekend in the market. The George Clooney film finished its opening weekend in third place.