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.
The Hobbit continues to thrive in China as it nears the $60 million mark following ten days of release. The second part of the Hobbit prequel trilogy grossed $26.57 million in its first full week on the market, registering nearly 4 million admissions.
RoboCop took command of the box office by the weekend, however, as the sci-fi remake claimed $20.67 million from its first three days on the market. Robocop finished in second place on the weekly table and was the only new release to break into the country’s weekly top ten chart.
Beijing Love Story continued its steady rise with an $8.9 million tally in its latest frame. The Chinese film has grossed a total of $62.5 million after 18 days in its home market. The Man from Macau finished on the top half of the table with a $5.04 million weekly take, reaching a cume of $83.43 in China.
Frozen took another important step to reach the $50 million mark in China after adding $4.69 in its latest frame. The animated film has grossed a total of $44.83 million in the country. The Monkey King leads the bottom half of the table after a $2.4 million frame topped off its first full month in release. The Monkey King has grossed a total of $167.84 million in China.
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Data courtesy of Entgroup