‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Tops Previous Film in Chinese Opening

TheWrap | 6/17/2018 | Jeremy Fuster
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A week before it arrives in the U.S., “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” had its opening in China this weekend, earning a $111 million launch. That tops the $97.5 million made by the first “Jurassic World” in 2015, and that total included $30 million from two whole days of previews.

In the Chinese box office record books, “Fallen Kingdom” has now entered the top ten highest opening weekends for that market, sitting in the No. 8 spot. It ranks fourth among opening weekends for import films, sitting behind “The Fate of the Furious,” “Avengers: Infinity War,” and “Transformers: The Last Knight.”

Improvement - World - Part - Movie - Theater

This improvement over “Jurassic World” is in part because of the rapidly growing movie theater market in the Middle Kingdom, where hundreds of cinemas are opening every year. But it’s also thanks to Universal’s successful attempts to introduce the “Jurassic”...
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