Headlines from China: China’s ‘The Taste of Rice Flower’ to Compete at Venice Days

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12 films, including the Chinese film ‘The Taste of Rice Flower’, have been selected to compete at the 2017 Venice Days. Read More

China Announces Top 10 Films for the First Half of 2017

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Despite all the buzz surrounding “Dangal,” it’s “The Fate of the Furious” that led the top 10 films in China from January to June. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Alien’ Flatlines Ahead of ‘Transformers’ Bonanza

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Horror-hungry moviegoers flocked to a heavily-censored version of Alien: Covenant this weekend, but dwindling demand amidst disappointing word of mouth combined with an unfortunate release date will send Ridley Scott's film to an early exit. Read More

Paramount to Issue Longer, China-Only ‘Transformers’ Cut?

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"Transformers: The Last Knight," the fifth film in the series, appears to have an extra two minutes in its Chinese version. Read More

China Box Office: Why China Dug ‘The Mummy’

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The Tom Cruise-starrer debuted six feet under in North America, but a robust opening weekend performance at the overseas box office -- led by China with $50 million -- gives hope to Universal's planned "Dark Universe" on the international stage. Read More

Xi Jinping Tells Modi He Loves ‘Dangal,’ Wants More Such Movies in China

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Bollywood’s Dangal, already the highest earning non-Hollywood foreign film in Chinese history, earned another important Chinese fan over the weekend -- China's President Xi Jinping. Read More

Dangal: China’s Leggiest Film Ever

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On Friday May 5, the Indian wrestling drama Dangal debuted with little fanfare on Chinese screens, grossing just RMB 14.6 million ($2.1 million) against Disney/Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's RMB 100 million ($14.7 million). Yet from that point forward, the two films would take completely opposite box office trajectories. Read More

China Box Office: DC Finally Notches Victory with ‘Wonder Woman’ Debut

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Compared to Hollywood's recent gold rush in China, Wonder Woman's $36 million debut this weekend may appear lackluster, but given the territory's unfamiliarity to the caped demigoddess, prospects for the much-maligned DC Extended Universe are now looking far brighter for Warner Bros. 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