• Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

Barbie ranks fifth with $8 million in China – The Hollywood Reporter

Barbie ranks fifth with  million in China – The Hollywood Reporter

BarbieThe top box office opening in the US was not matched in China – not by a long shot.

The Greta Gerwig-directed Warner Bros. blockbuster earned just $8 million in China, finishing fifth behind a bevy of local Chinese hits. In North America, the film debuted with a record $155 million.

Soft start Barbie Hollywood films in China continue to earn far less than they did in the past. by Tom Cruise Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One It badly lost its opening weekend in China from the start, finishing third behind a pair of Chinese holdovers.

orally for Barbie Strong despite modest sales. Its social scores are 9.4 in Maoyan, 9.3 in Taopiao and 8.6 in Dauban. On Monday, it looked like giving a good bus Barbie A modest boost, its sales ranking climbs to third place for the day.

However, over the weekend, Barbie Faced some strong local competition. Historical fantasy epic Creation of the Gods I: Kingdom of StormsThe film begins with long planning The Fengshen Trilogy, released on Thursday and topped the Friday-to-Sunday charts with a $42.6 million showing. Directed by Voorshan (Painted skin) and executive produced by Bill Kong (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Creation of the gods It’s one of the more visually ambitious Chinese films in recent memory, earning comparisons Lord of the Rings or Power play Given the multi-year industry expectations for the franchise, it grossed $53.7 million, including Thursday.

Light chaser animation Chang An It added $40.6 million in its third weekend of release, bringing its total to $168 million, making it one of the top-grossing original animated films of all time in China. came in third place The Wonder Family From the hit-making comedy group Mahua Fun Age (moon man, Goodbye Mr. Loser). It reached $31.3 million in three days. Wang Baoqiang’s latest hit, never say NeverIt slipped to fourth place in its third weekend, adding $20.6 million for a total of $261 million.

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