Comedy film about crime “Be Somebody”Held up strong at the top of mainland Chinese box office in a weekend when the top four spots remained unchanged.
“Be Somebody”According to Artisan Gateway data, it earned $21.9 million in its third weekend of release. This is only 8% less than its second weekend figure. Since Nov. 11, it has a cumulative net of $94.4 million.
Liu Xunzi Mo directed the movie. This is a mockumentary of crime drama tropes. This story follows a group film-makers trying to please a wealthy patron. They create a bloody crime thriller in their mansion. Zheng Yin stars in it.“Goodbye Mr. Loser”), Deng Jiajia, Yu Entai, and Yang Haoyu (“The Wandering Earth”). Maoyan Pictures produced the film.
In its second weekend, it kept its second place. “The Door Lock,”This suspense horror movie is about a woman who lives alone in a large urban area. The film, which was produced by Hengye Pictures stars Bai Baihe, Adam Fan (aka Fan Chengcheng), and Cici Wang. It saw a 68% drop in week-on-week sales for $6.3 million on weekends and $31.6 million over a 10-day period.
Third place went to Railway Heroes, a Chinese-made war film, which made $4.2 million in its second weekend. This is compared to $9.6 millions in its first period. Yang Feng, who directed the film, produced Huayi Bros.“The Coldest City”) and stars the evergreen Zhang Hanyu in a WWII tale of Chinese volunteers who band together to destroy Japanese military supply lines.
With $3.9 million, fourth place was achieved “The Battle at Lake Changjin,”The Korean War-set action film, which was released Wednesday, set the record for the highest grossing Chinese film of any origin. Artisan Gateway now shows the film with an estimated $894 million.
Huaxia, the state-owned distributor of the film, stated that it had been granted another extension to allow it to continue playing it until Dec. 30, 2012.
A new independent film has been released in the U.S. “The Banker”With a $1.7 million opening weekend score, he came in fifth. Although there are many more commercial Hollywood movies that have yet to be released in China, it is worth giving this slot. “The Banker”Chinese government narratives on racial injustices in America are played to
Samuel L. Jackson (Anthony Mackie) and Samuel L. Jackson (Samuel L. Jackson) play two real-estate developers who use a white man as a disguise to hide their Black identities. After an FBI investigation, they were later sentenced. The film was released in the United States for a theatrical run of two weeks before being moved to Apple TV Plus. The film premiered in China out of competition at Shanghai International Film Festival.
Over the weekend, the total national box office haul was $45.4million. This is 29% less than week-to-week. The running total is now 26% lower than it was in pre-COVID 2019.