'Furious 7' rules China's box office with $190 million

( Xinhua ) Updated: 2015-04-23 14:08:17

'Furious 7' rules China's box office with $190 million

Scenes from the film Fast and Furious 7. Photo provided to China Daily

"Furious 7" raced ahead of its competitors for the second week, which ended April 19, with 1.17 billion yuan ($191 million) in ticket sales.

The seventh film in the stunt-filled "Fast and Furious" street-racing franchise easily beat all rivals and remained dominant after a record opening of 401 million yuan on April 12.

Domestic romance "Ever Since We Love," which debuted on April 17, was at the number two spot, pulling in 72 million yuan in the week, China Film News reported on Wednesday.

Domestic action film "Wolf Warriors", which debuted April 2, landed in third place with 54 million yuan in the week. The film has rung up 493.8 million yuan as of April 19.

"Mortdecai," a comedy-action staring Johnny Depp, came in fourth, with 13 million yuan. The film was released here on April 17.

Rounding out the top five was domestic romance "The Queens," which earned 11.8 million yuan in the week after opening on April 15.


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