CHINA BOX OFFICE: Zhang Yibai’s Fleet Of Time stayed at the top of China’s box office in its second week, grossing $35.64m from 6.3 million admissions.
Produced by Beijing Galloping Horse, the nostalgic drama, starring Eddie Peng and Ni Ni, has grossed $72.61m after ten days on release.
In second position for the week December 8-14 was romantic comedy Meet Miss Anxiety, which grossed $14.14m in its opening three days. Directed by Korea’s Kwak Jae-yong, the film stars Zhou Xun and Tong Dawei.
John Woo’s The Crossing: Part 1 came in third with $7.64m for a cume of $26.44m after 13 days, and was followed by Pang Ho Cheung’s Women Who Flirt, which grossed $6.92m for a cume of $34.12m after 17 days.
Penguins Of Madagascar was the highest-grossing foreign movie, taking a further $3.64m over the week for a cume of $40.73m. Interstellar grossed an additional $3.08m at the end of its run for an impressive total of $122m.
Korean action drama Roaring Currents came in seventh with $2.12m over its opening three days and was followed by Fury, which grossed $1.2m (cume $18.55m); Rise Of The Legend with $860,000 ($29.29m); and The Galaxy On The Earth with $600,000 ($4.15m).