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'The Great Wall' continues to lead Chinese box office

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-12-29 10:43

'The Great Wall' continues to lead Chinese box office

Director Zhang Yimou [Photo/Xinhua]

The Great Wall

, an epic action-adventure film directed by Zhang Yimou, continued to rule the Chinese box office in the week ending Dec 25, China Film News reported Wednesday.

The movie, featuring Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and many Chinese stars, earned 361 million yuan ($51.9 million) during the week, and its total revenue has reached 832 million yuan since its release on Dec 16.

Domestic romance See You Tomorrow landed in second place for the week, earning 280 million yuan after its debut on Dec 23.

Railroad Tigers, a domestic comedy featuring Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan, placed third, taking in 216 million yuan since its release on Dec 23.

Mel Gibson's war film Hacksaw Ridge ranked fourth with a revenue of 70 million yuan.

Rounding out the top five was domestic suspense movie The Wasted Times, which took 39 million yuan.


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