Magazine article Screen International

Running Man Overtakes Hobbit in China

Magazine article Screen International

Running Man Overtakes Hobbit in China

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CHINA BOX OFFICE: TV show spin-off Running Man topped the China box office in its first full week (February 2-8), grossing $24.49m, while The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies slipped to second place with $20.11m.

Starring Wang Baoqiang and Angelababy, Running Man pulled in 4.9 million admissions and has grossed $61.96m after ten days. The Hobbit finale drew 3 million admissions and has grossed $113.89 after 17 days.

Local animation Boonie Bears: Mystical Winter came in third with $14.6m in its first full week, for a cumulative total of $31.65m after ten days. It was followed by The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, which grossed $9.87m from just one day of release on February 8.

Three local openers, all Chinese New Year comedies, failed to make a huge impact during the week. Eva Jin's Crazy New Year's Eve grossed $5.76m in its first three days, taking fifth position in the chart, while Li Xinman's One Night Stud came in sixth with $4.93m.

Local animation Pleasant Goat And Big Big Wolf - Amazing Pleasant Goat grossed $3. …

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