Week 45: 'Ninja Turtles' Still the B.O. Monarch

2014/11/12 14:50:00(Beijing Time)    by: Entgroup Consulting

According to enbase’s China film boxoffice statistics, mainland boxoffice gross in the 45th week (Nov.3-9, 2014) reached $66million, decreased 19% than the previous week, up 17% y-o-y. Moviegoers this week totaled 11.48million, a drop of 21% , comparing to the 44th week.

Taking 38.1% ticket receipts from the market, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" easily maintained the top spot for the second week in a row, taking in another $25.17million in weekly gross. The martial arts drama, “Kung Fu Jungle”, has risen to the second place and grossed $8.75million in the 45th week. “The Maze Runner” followed closely with the second runner of the race, earning $8.03 million in its second week on market. The competition among the oversea and domestic blockbusters has fiercely weakened superpower of “Lucy”, seeing a shrinking with $5.98million weekly gross. "For Love or Money” and “The Boundary” opened successfully by last Friday, respectively taking fifth and sixth place. “Guardians of the Galaxy” gained additional $1.53million of the 45th week in Mainland China, approaching the total gross of $97million.The only documentary, “African Safari”, took the eighth place with $890,000, showing 11511 times nationwide. Rounding out the top 10 of 45th week were “The Nightingale”, flying from the 16th place since the previous week, and “The Haunted Cinema”, cashing in $480,000.

According to enbase statistics, newly released and upcoming films reconstructed the 45th weekend film market in mainland China. Still, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” occupied top spot with $13.91million revenue and No. 1 showing rate of 23.88% from 7-9 November. “For Love or Money”, the strong newcomer, impacted on rest of the former populars, such as “The Maze Runner” and "Kung Fu Jungle”, squeezing their screening rates into 7.17% and 11.16%, respectively. One-day older than “For Money or Love”,“The Boundary” didn’t performance well on its weekend debut. Accounting for 11.66% of the showings, the admissions of “The Boundary” just crossed over 600,000 with $3.11million boxoffice income. The to-be-released film, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2" has gained $2.99million in advanced screening, taking 7.09% of showings.


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