Magazine article Screen International

'Furious 7' Smashes China Box Office Records with $63M

Magazine article Screen International

'Furious 7' Smashes China Box Office Records with $63M

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The impressive haul, from 10.16 million admissions, is way ahead of the $36m that China's current all-time box office champion, Transformers 4, took on its opening day on Friday, June 27. The result is also on par with Furious 7's North American opening day of $67.4m.

The film kicked offits China release with midnight screenings raking in $8m from 1.3 million admissions, again twice the $3.5m taken by Transformers 4 at midnight shows.

The stellar performance has industry observers speculating that it could overtake T4's $320m final tally, especially as there is not much competition in coming weeks.

Meanwhile, last week's box office champion, Wu Jing's Wolf Warrior, came in second over the week April 4-12, grossing $36.19m in its first full week, for a cumulative gross of $69.73m.

It was followed by Liu Jiang's romantic comedy Let's Get Married, which took $19. …

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