‘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

Authorities Create Prize to Subsidize Film Industry

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A list of 20 “outstanding” Chinese films from 2016 released by a government-backed 'special fund' is raising eyebrows for demonstrating what kinds of films are officially approved. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Wolf Warriors II’ Makes Fierce Debut, Threatening to Set New All-Time Record

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Jacky Wu's sequel singlehandedly saved a beleaguered domestic box office this weekend, on its debut, earning an incredible 921 million yuan ($136.7 million). Read More

China Box Office: ‘Transformers’ Fatigue Spreads to China

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Paramount executives and other investors aren't likely wringing their hands this week after Transformers: The Last Knight debuted in China with $120 million, but beneath those box office numbers lie some troubling signs suggesting Chinese moviegoers -- who have contributed an increasingly larger share to the franchise's global box office over the past decade -- are losing interest in Michael Bay's bombastic vision. 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

Lunar New Year Box Office: The Biggest Week Ever

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Moviegoing in China during the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday has become essential recreation for many Chinese families in recent years.  The past two years in particular have each established new box office records for the highest grossing seven-day period in any single territory. The largest daily totals occur on the first day of the Read More

‘The Mermaid,’ ‘Zootopia’ Top China’s $6.6 Billion 2016 Box Office

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A February film was the high point for China's 2016 box office, with Stephen Chow's "The Mermaid" outswimming Disney's "Zootopia" and two other Hollywood films to emerge as the year's winner. Read More

On Screen China: Japan’s ‘Your Name’ Looks to Win the Weekend

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Look for Your Name to win this weekend’s box office easily with RMB 300 million ($43.5 million). Read More

Could ‘Journey to the West’ Be China’s Next Box Office Champ?

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Two legends of Chinese cinema are teaming up for a sequel to a screen adaptation of one of China's favorite stories, an effort that could topple existing box office records. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Tarzan’ Swings to First Place, Jackie Chan’s ‘Skiptrace’ Could Lure Summer out of Doldrums

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Warner Bros.’ "The Legend of Tarzan" swung to first place with a RMB 46.8 million ($7.0 million) debut, a reign likely to be cut short by "Skiptrace," perhaps the only Chinese-language film with the potential to gross RMB 1 billion ($150 million) this summer. Read More