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.
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.
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.
The Monkey King continued its blockbuster run in China with a $74.22 million tally in its first full week of release. The Chinese film is now reporting a 10 day total of $126.4 million in its home market.
Reality TV show adaptation Dad, Where Are We Going is the other big winner from the Lunar New Year holiday, raking in $52.49 million in its first full week of release. The Chinese film has grossed a $94.12 million 10-day total and should easily cross the $100 million mark in the coming days.
Hong Kong/Chinese co-production The Man From Macau, starring the legendary Chow Yun Fat, scored another big frame in its first full week in release with a $32.21 million hold. The strong performance for the film lifts its 10-day cume up to $44.09 million.
Frozen posted a strong $14.11 million debut from its mid-week premiere, marking the biggest opening weekend for a Disney Animation film in the market and the second biggest among Disney/Pixar releases, behind Monsters University. The Monsters, Inc. prequel finished its run in China with a $33.7 million total, placing the box office expectations for Frozen in China in the $30 million range
Top Ten Films in China:
Data courtesy of Entgroup.