Magazine article Screen International

'Furious 7' Biggest Film Ever in China

Magazine article Screen International

'Furious 7' Biggest Film Ever in China

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The action sequel has overtaken Transformers: Age Of Extinction with a cumulative gross of $324.31m in 15 days.

Directed by James Wan, Furious 7 grossed $72.7m from 11.5 million admissions in its second full week of release (April 20-26), according to EntGroup figures.

Transformers 4 grossed just over $320m in China when it was released in June 2014.

Despite Furious 7's ongoing success, local youth drama My LeftEar still managed to gross an impressive $31.49m from 5.8 million admissions in its opening three days. Directed by Taiwanese actor-singer Alec Su You-peng, the film is based on a popular novel written by Rao Xueman and stars Chen Duling, Ou Hao and Yang Yang.

Li Yu's youth romance Ever Since We Love came in third with $10.24m for a cumulative gross of $21.91m after 10 days, followed by DreamWorks Animation's Home, which opened in fourth position with $8.02m in three days.

Wu Jing's Wolf Warriors came in fifth with $4. …

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