‘Caught in Time’ Lifts China Box Office to $51 Million Weekend

Hong Kong-produced “Caught in Time” gave fresh life to the mainland China box office over its opening weekend.The fantasy crime thriller about a cop chasing a gang through different eras earned $30.3 million.

Produced by Emperor Motion Picture, the film stars the popular Daniel Wu and Wang Qianyuan, and was directed by Lau Ho-leung.It edged aside patriotic war film “Sacrifice” which had held the top spot for the previous three weekends.

“Sacrifice” managed $6.0 million in its fourth weekend, for a cumulative score of $161 million, according to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway.Third place, and a $3.3 million haul, belonged to “Paw Patrol” in its second weekend.

That compared with $5.5 million in its opening frame, and extended the film’s 11-day cumulative to $9.6 million.Disaster action movie “Greenland” opened modestly with $3.2 million for fourth place, despite the presence of Gerard Butler above the title.

His previous releases of “Geostorm” and “London Has Fallen

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