Magazine article Screen International

'The Jungle Book' Swings to Top Spot in China

Magazine article Screen International

'The Jungle Book' Swings to Top Spot in China

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Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book easily swung to the top of the Chinese box office in yet another quiet week during Apr 11-17. The live-action animation grossed $49.4m over its three-day opening weekend, accounting for almost half of last week's total box office. It marks Disney's third potential breakout hit in China this year, following Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Zootopia.

In second place, action sequel London Has Fallen held steadily with $21.17m for $45.91m after ten days.

Yang Qing's Chongqing Hot Pot continued to sizzle in third place with $7.26m, bringing its total to $55.87m after 17 days.

Lost In White debuted in fourth with $4.22m from its first three days. Produced by Zhang Yibai, the directorial debut of cinematographer Xu Wei is a crime-thriller starring Tony Leung Ka-Fei, Tong Dawei and Zhou Dongyu.

The other two new entries were Japanese director Nobuhiro Doi's lost youth drama Flying Colors, which opened in seventh with $3. …

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