China Box Office: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Opening Dominates Weekend
A blockbuster opening by “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” lifted the Chinese box office from one of its lowest weekends of the year to one of its strongest.The monster movie grossed an estimated $112 million in the Middle Kingdom between Friday and Sunday.
It played 175,000 screenings per day according to local data provider Ent Group, and claimed an astonishing 86% share of revenue on Friday.
The score includes $10 million earned from 520 IMAX venues.The film’s weekend score compares with $67 million earned in the official three-day opening of its predecessor “Jurassic World,” but which then added a further $30 million to its first weekend total through two days of previews.
The RMB715 million local currency figure is the fourth highest ever achieved in China by an imported film in a three-day opening, behind “The Fate of the Furious” (Rmb 1.3 billion), “Avengers: Infinity War” (Rmb 1.2 billion) and “Transformers: The Last Knight” (Rmb 795 million).Several
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