China Box Office: ‘Aladdin’ Opens on Top With $19 Million Weekend

Variety | 5/27/2019 | Patrick Frater
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Disney’s “Aladdin” opened on top of the Chinese box office with a less than magical $18.7 million debut weekend.

According to data from Artisan Gateway, the film beat previous chart winner “Detective Pikachu” which earned $7.5 million in its third weekend. That score advances the cumulative China total for “Pikachu” to $83.3 million.

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The Guy Ritchie-directed “Aladdin” did fine in audience appreciation. It achieved a 7.8 out of 10 score from users on the Douban film fan site, and 9.1 from users of the Maoyan ticketing site.

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