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'Mechanic: Resurrection' rules Chinese box office

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-10-27 10:11

'Mechanic: Resurrection' rules Chinese box office

A scene from Mechanic: Resurrection. [Photo/Mtime]

Hollywood action film Mechanic: Resurrection topped the Chinese box office for the week ending October 23, earning 166 million yuan ($24.5 million) after debuting on October 21, China Film News reported Wednesday.

Domestic action film Operation Mekong took second place, taking 127 million yuan in the week after its release on September 30.

Heartfall Arises, a Hong Kong gangster film, came third with 80 million yuan in sales after hitting Chinese screens on October 20.

The BFG, a US fantasy adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, ranked fourth, taking 45 million yuan last week.

Rounding out the top five was domestic romance I Belonged to You, which grossed 40 million yuan during the week after its release on Sept 29.


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