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 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.