Week 36: 'Mission: Impossible', 'Minions'- Only Enemy to Each Other

2015/9/16 16:04:00(Beijing Time)    by: Entgroup Consulting

According to EBOT statistics, mainland boxoffice gross in the 36th week (Sep. 7-13, 2015) slightly rose 4% to $125 million than the 35th week, seeing an increase of 55% y-o-y. Moviegoers this week totaled 23.83 million, up 18% w-o-w.

Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” fired off $17million on last Tuesday debut and notched up $86.4 million in its first six days ruling China’s market. Following after “Rogue Nation”, “Minions” was crowned the No. 2 film with $18.85 million on Sunday’s debut, accounting for 15.1% of last week’s market share. Targeting different demographics, the two Hollywood productions dominated nearly 85% of ticket receipts in week 37, and will continue to battle with each other in the upcoming week.

Having a little leftovers to share , “The Dead End”, a Chinese crime and suspense filicks, maintained the fifth place by putting another $4.84 million into $46.75 million total gross. It turns out “The Dead End” the best-selling works of its director, Cao Baoping.

"Terminator Genisys” fell from No.2 to No. 4, earning $4.17 million for a $113.24 million total gross. After 60 days’ screening, “Monster Hunt” speeded down to $2.8 million for week 36. Its $381.86 million total gross has successfully become the new top-earning film record in mainland China, surpassing “Furious 7.”


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