China Box Office: “Wolf Warrior II” Closes Out Blackout Period on High Note

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On its fourth weekend of release, Wolf Warriors II -- already the highest-grossing film of all-time in China -- punctuated its historic run with a fourth consecutive weekend atop the box office charts, fending off fierce competition from fellow action flick Paradox. Read More

‘Wolf Warrior 2’ and the Future of Imported Films in China

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Hollywood is in the midst of negotiating the terms of foreign films’ market access to China. This movie – this particular movie – couldn’t have come at a better time for China. Read More

How Fans ‘Lock Screenings’ to Support Their Idols

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Suo chang, as it is called in Chinese, literally means to lock a screening. It refers to the practice of buying the minimum possible number of tickets to a single screening to ensure it will not be canceled for low attendance. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Wolf Warrior II’ Nears $650M, Enters Top Five All-Time in a Single Territory

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Patriotic action film and mega-blockbuster Wolf Warrior II scored a third straight weekend as the #1 film in the world and blew past Marvel's The Avengers to become the fifth highest-grossing film ever from a single territory. Read More

‘Wolf Warrior II’ Crowned King of the Chinese Box Office

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The patriotic action film Wolf Warrior II supplanted Stephen Chow’s The Mermaid on Wednesday to become the highest-grossing film of all-time in China. Remarkably, the film shows no signs of slowing down entering its third weekend in theaters. Read More

Moutai Thanks Hit Movie ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ for Free Advertising

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Chinese box office hit “Wolf Warrior 2” has received a thank-you letter from the president of Kweichow Moutai, the country’s most famous brand of liquor. Read More

On Screen China: Summer Box Office Reignited By Record-Breaking ‘Wolf Warriors 2’

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Patriotic action film 'Wolf Warriors 2' will inch closer to The Mermaid's all-time box office record this weekend while romantic fantasy 'Once Upon a Time' will open strongly thanks to the popularity of its attractive leads with young female audiences. Read More

On Screen China: Nationalist Films Heat Up Frigid Summer Box Office

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After last weekend's box office hit a three-and-a-half-month low, two films intended to stoke nationalism prior to Army Day on August 1 -- action sequel Wolf Warriors II and the propaganda film The Founding of an Army -- take on the heavy responsibility this weekend of rescuing China's lackluster domestic blackout period. Read More

China’s Venture Capitalists Are Going Gaga Over This Tibetan Pilgrimage Film

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A film about the 1,200-mile journey from Tibet to the sacred Mt. Kailash has found a cult following among China’s venture capitalists and startup founders. Read More

China Box Office: Local Summer Films Flame Out

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Local films aren't exactly bringing in the crowds government regulators had hoped for during the annual summer blackout period as the weekend box office dropped to its lowest total since the beginning of April.  Read More