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Chinese Box office: "Die Hard 5" & "Resident Evil 5" Debuted Strong; "Princess" & "Upside Down" Held Up Surprisingly Well

9:17 AM 3/21/2013 by Senh Duong
A Good Day to Die Hard
"A Good Day to Die Hard" and "Resident Evil: Retribution" debuted in China last week, and the results for the fifth entries of both franchises were solid. Both films have underperformed in the States: "Retribution" grossed $42.3M last fall, about $20M less than the previous installment; "Die Hard 5" will likely finish around $70M, about $60M less than its predecessor.

Chinese Box Office: "Journey to the West" Run Extended So It Can Break "Lost in Thailand"'s Record

8:57 AM 3/14/2013 by Senh Duong
Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons
In my previous Chinese box office report, I wrote that Stephen Chow's "Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons" would get close, but not beat "Lost in Thailand" for the record of highest-grossing Chinese film of all time. Huayi Brothers, the company behind "Journey to the West," apparently agrees with me.
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