Magazine article Screen International

China Box Office: 'Coco' Sees Huge Second Week Rise

Magazine article Screen International

China Box Office: 'Coco' Sees Huge Second Week Rise

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Disney-Pixar animation overtakes Justice League.

‘Coco’

Animations took control of the Chinese box office in the week of Nov 27-Dec 3. Disney-Pixar’s Coco bounced up to first place after opening in second place in the week before, while Japanese animation Fireworks debuted in second over the weekend.

Coco gained strong traction in its second week with $54.6m, overtaking Justice League to clinch the No.1 position. It’s a big leap from its $16.8m opening weekend which placed it in second position. It’s also the biggest weekly gross since mid-October.

Standing at $71.5m after 10 days, Coco has doubled the final gross of Finding Dory to become the top grossing Pixar film. This is a remarkable feat given Pixar’s poor track record in China.

Warner Bros’ Justice League was pushed to second after staying top for two weeks. Adding $14.1m for $93.5m after 17 days, it has surpassed Wonder Woman and Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice to become DC Entertainment’s biggest film in China. …

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