Wednesday, March 3, 2010

China Weekly Box Office (2/22 - 28): The post-holiday week

MovieWeekly Gross (yuan/dollar)Change# of showingsadmissionsTotal (yuan/dollar)
1. Avatar(阿凡达)58m ($8.50m)-40.8%13,747995,0241.23b ($180.17m)
2. Big Soldiers(大兵小将)39m ($5.71m)-41.8%27,1291,239,275122m ($17.87m)
3. Sherlock Holmes(大侦探福尔摩斯)30m ($4.40m)New16,580949,06630m ($4.40m)
4. Hot Summer Days(全城热恋)28m ($4.10m)-42.9%20,898858,632110m ($16.11m)
5. 14 Blades(锦衣卫)15m ($2.20m)-46.4%13,420472,143137m ($20.07m)
6. All's Well Ends Well 2010(花田喜事2010)12m ($1.76m)-52.0%11,515408,58054.8m ($8.03m)
7. 72 Tenants of Prosperity(72家租客)9.7m ($1.42m)-35.3%6,463326,26930.0m ($4.39m)
8. True Legend(苏乞儿)7m ($1.03m)-59.8%8,411223,42846.9m ($6.87m)
9. Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf 2(喜羊羊与灰太狼之虎虎生威)4.7m ($0.69m)-72.3%7,843176,957125m ($18.3m)
10. Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard(亚瑟和他的迷你王国2)1.05m ($0.15m)-69.1%2,50940,8244.45m ($0.65m)
(Source, 1 chinese yuan == $0.146503)

A few notables:

1. Avatar led for the 8th straight week and upped its record-setting admissions count to 24,347,117.

2. Two more local films, Big Soldiers and Hot Summer Days, joined the 100m yuan club.

3. Sherlock Holmes had an average opening and will be struggling to make 100m yuan.

4. Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf 2 finished its run with 125m yuan, a 50% increase from its predecessor.

1 comment:

  1. dear yun xia,
    just came across your website,avatar is unstoppable,did you like the movie? i like it very much. will it top the $200 million mark in china? what do you think? do you have photos of long lines in cinemas in china where avatar craze is happening. hope you post it in box office follower. i like photos people lining up in avatar cinemas in china, when i see people lining up to watch an event film like avatar, it makes my heart fill with joy. take care and god bless you.