The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug took an impressive $32.7 million 3-day opening in China, becoming the biggest 3-day opener for Warner Bros. in the market.
Smaug is currently outpacing its predecessor in China by 74%.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has grossed a total of $637.1 million overseas.
Frozen is now the biggest Disney/Pixar release of all time in China, surpassing Monsters University with a $36.2 million local cume.
Frozen is the fourth highest industry animated release of all time in China.
Frozen continues to make waves in China, holding on with a strong $8.2 million weekend -only a 3% drop from its previous frame in the market. The animated film has grossed a total of $28.4 million in China and is already the #2 biggest Disney-Pixar release of all time in the market. Frozen currently occupies the #6 spot among the biggest industry releases of all time in China.
Beijing Love Story translated to a strong opening weekend in North America for specialty distributor China Lion. The film earned $128k from a limited release in 9 screens over its first three days in the market following a Valentine's Day premiere. Beijing Love Story was released day-and-date with China.