Week 36: 'Expendables' Kicked 'Apes' from Top

2014/9/10 11:20:00(Beijing Time)    by: Entgroup Consulting

According to Enbase’s China film boxoffice statistics, mainland boxoffice gross in the 36th week (Sep. 1-7, 2014) reached $71.04 million, less 23% than last week, yet up 65% y-o-y. The total admissions declined into 12.97 million last week, drop 21% than the previous week.

"The Expendables 3" easily kicked off “Apes” from the top in its first week on screens, taking in a solid $32.84 million in weekly gross. The action sequel took 46.3% of the market share and squeezed its first follower’s share into 38.1%. The third place of the 36th week, “But always”, accounted for nearly 10% in three days’ screening. “How to Train Your Dragon 2” fell one place to 4th, adding $0.8 million to a total of $64.27 million in 4 weeks.   

In the 37th week (Sep. 8-14, 2014), the films below will be released in Mainland China. With 6 films coming to cinemas on the same day (Sep.12), the mainland market continues to heat up new entries vie for ticket sales. 


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Movie Gross Admissions
Jade Dynasty Ⅰ
The Last Wish US$10.32(M) 2198201
Little Q US$8.02(M) 1657553
The Legend Of Hei US$7.57(M) 1580094
Detective Conan: T... US$7.54(M) 1704664
Mao Zedong 1949 US$6.69(M) 1285062
Ne Zha US$4.79(M) 970242
Fast & Furious Pre... US$3.38(M) 626540
Friend Zone US$3.23(M) 736481
Crawl US$2.77(M) 619694