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China Box Office: "Boonie Bears" Unseats "Despicable Me"; "Jack Ryan" Solid; "Police Story 2013" @ $86M, "Personal Tailor" $116M

9:55 AM 1/29/2014 by Senh Duong
Boonie Bears
For the last three weeks, the box office in China has been dominated by animated features. For the previous week, locally produced Boonie Bears unseated Universal’s Despicable Me 2 with $13.3M. The latter took in $12M. Boonie Bears’s total now stands at $30M. That’s a record for a Chinese animation, beating the $26M total of 2012’s Mission Incredible:

China Box Office: "Journey to the West," "So Young," and "Young Detective Dee" Top Chinese Films of 2013

2:15 PM 1/4/2014 by Senh Duong
Journey to West: Conquering the Demons
In the second largest film market of the world, Stephen Chow’s Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons is the top film of 2013, grossing a monstrous $206M. It’s the second highest-grossing Chinese film of all time, just a few million behind 2012’s Lost in Thailand. What makes this even more remarkable is that Stephen Chow doesn’t appear in the film; he only directed.

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