On Screen China: ‘Wonder Woman’ to the Rescue?

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Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe secures its first release in China since last year’s bomb Batman vs. Superman. Can strong word of mouth for Gal Gadot’s badass Wonder Woman overcome China’s unfamiliarity with the character and a growing apathy towards superhero films in general? Read More

Infographic: Imports Lead Strong Month of May at China’s Box Office

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Thanks to an unprecedented box office performance from India's Dangal and a late surge by Pirates of the Caribbean, total ticket sales in May reached RMB 3.62 billion ($530 million), a 15 percent increase over the same period in 2016. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Pirates’ Storm Dragon Boat, ‘Dangal’ Eyes RMB 1 Billion Club

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The latest installment in Disney's aging Pirates of the Caribbean franchise discovered more booty on Chinese shores than it did at home this weekend, yet despite the strong performance, the Dragon Boat Festival box office failed to match last year's record-setting haul. Read More

Holiday Box Office: Dragon Boat Festival

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Unlike other public holidays which are reserved for domestic new releases, the three-day Dragon Boat Festival has become the dominion of Hollywood blockbusters. Read More

On Screen China: Hollywood Sci-Fi, Russian Superheroes No Match For India’s ‘Dangal’

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Facing a weak slate of new releases including Sony's Life and Russia's Guardians, Bollywood drama Dangal, already the highest-grossing Indian film ever in China, will continue its remarkable climb with a 2nd straight weekend victory to become the biggest non-Hollywood release of all-time. Read More

China Box Office: India’s ‘Dangal’ Crushes Hollywood Heavyweights

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Released on the same day as Disney/Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the Aamir Khan wrestling drama needed just six days to overtake the superhero sequel at the daily box office, and more than doubled the Hollywood blockbuster's haul this weekend. Read More

China’s Online Cinema Ticketing Industry

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In 2013, only 3 out of every 10 tickets were bought online. In the first quarter of 2017, a staggering 8 out of 10 tickets sold in China came from online platforms. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Guardians 2’ Wins Weekend Handily, But India’s ‘Dangal’ On The Rise

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Despite a $47 million first-place debut by the Disney/Marvel sequel, the weekend's biggest winner was Aamir Khan's wrestling drama Dangal which garnered the highest user-ratings on record in China. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Guardians Vol. 2’ Primed to Kick Off Another Month of Hollywood Dominance

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Following two months of box office dominance in which imported films captured 82% of all ticket sales, the good times will continue to roll for Hollywood in May starting with this weekend’s day-and-date release of Disney/Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Furious 8’ Takes Its Victory Lap

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Fate of the Furious became the highest-grossing imported film in Chinese box office history, eclipsing its predecessor’s record in local currency on Tuesday. Read More