Warner Bros. reports that Godzilla grossed Rmb 68m ($10.9 million) in China on Friday, from an estimated 9,000 DCinema screens. The debut marks the biggest WB opening day of all-time and the biggest opening day for 2014 (exceeding X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Amazing Spider-Man 2).
Edge of Tomorrow posted Tom Cruise and director Doug Liman’s biggest opening of all time in China, where it took a $25.1 million opening weekend from 6,813 screens. The sci-fi film enjoyed a 57% market share and ranked a clear #1 for the 3 day weekend.
China gave X-Men: Days of Future Past a $7.5 million weekend from 3,460 screens to reach a $104.4 million market cume, the third highest Fox title in the market behind Avatar and Titanic.
Edge of Tomorrow took a strong $6.7 million premiere from 4000 sites in China on Friday. The film dominated the market by taking 57% of the marketshare. The opening day numbers exceeded Oblivion by 150%, Gravity by 46%, Hobbit 2 by 20%, Thor 2 by 18%, and Man of Steel by 16%.