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“No More Bets” has its fourth weekend at the top – Variety

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Chinese crime crime action film No More Bets topped the box office in mainland China for the fourth consecutive weekend, cementing its place as one of the biggest films in the world this year.

It earned $33.5 million (RMB 241 million) between Friday and Sunday, according to specialist consulting firm Artisan Gateway. Global data provider Comscore ranked it the third-highest performance of the weekend globally, just behind Barbie’s $35.3 million.

The latest increase brought the total value of No More Bets to US$469 million (RMB3.37 billion).

“Papa,” a comedy about parents’ efforts to improve their son’s education, remained unchanged in second place for its second week. The company earned $14.9 million over the weekend, down 37% from the previous week, for a 10-day total of $59.2 million. The film is produced by comedian Huang Bo, who also plays the lead role. Huang appears in two of that year’s other hits, “Creation of the Gods” and “One and Only.”

Released more than a month ago, Creation of the Gods I: Kingdom of Storms once again proved its resilience. In its sixth weekend, it placed third, earning $14.9 million. That adds up to a total of $338 million.

Big screen provider Imax reported that within those weekend results, Creation of the Gods earned $1.4 million from its venues, for an Imax subtotal of $34.4 million, and that “No More Bets” raised $830,000 for an Imax subtotal. a total of $12 million.

The highest-rated new release film in China was Heart’s Motive, which ranked fourth at $4.9 million (RMB 35.5 million). It stars Huang Xiaoming as a whistleblower attorney who is aiming for a comeback.

The Woman in the Storm, which was released on August 17, climbed to fifth place this past weekend. The company earned US$3.8 million (RMB 27.1 million) on 11-day total revenue of US$16.8 million (RMB 121 million).

(Just outside the top 5 in China, “Meg 2: The Trench” grossed $1.3 million for a total of $120 million in China. Comscore calculated that the Sino-American production on this Weekend grossed $20.3 million worldwide and now grossed $120 million worldwide and $353 million, including $74 million from North America.)

After nine straight weekends in which China’s nationwide box office grossed more than US$100 million, last weekend fell to US$81.9 million, suggesting that the summer season is now coming to an end and an upheaval is on the horizon.

In the next few days, Oppenheimer (Wednesday, including Imax screens) and Gran Turismo (Friday) will be in cinemas, along with Chinese suspense novel Everything Is Unknown and art house title Waves of Life .” The pre-sale of tickets suggests that “Oppenheimer” could top the charts.

Source: variety.com

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