China Box Office: ‘Hobbit’ Confirms Opening Weekend Domination

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crushed all rivals at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend of release.

Data from local box office source Entgroup show the final part of “The Hobbit” grossed $49.8 million, closely in line with Warner Bros.’s estimates of $49.5 million announced on Sunday.

The three day Friday to Sunday figure represented a 56% share of the entire week takings at the Chinese box office.

In second place with $12.2 million was “20, Once Again” the Chinese-language remake of South Korean hit “Miss Granny.” After 18 days on release it has amassed $51.7 million.

Third was “The Seventh Son,” the Legendary Pictures film in which China Film Group has an investment stake. It added $9.66 million for a 10 day cumulative total of $25.8 million.

“Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb” added a further $6.26 million in fourth spot, for a 22-day cumulative of $48.6 million.

Fifth place went to “The Taking of Tiger Mountain,” Tsui Hark’s war action film. It added $3.62 million to extend its total score after 34 days to $139 million.

More Film

  • Cargo

    Tribeca Film Review: ‘Cargo’

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crushed all rivals at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend of release. Data from local box office source Entgroup show the final part of “The Hobbit” grossed $49.8 million, closely in line with Warner Bros.’s estimates of $49.5 million announced on Sunday. The three day […]

  • Visitors laugh as they attend a

    Saudi Arabia Movie Ticket Prices Could Hit $35, AMC Chief Says

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crushed all rivals at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend of release. Data from local box office source Entgroup show the final part of “The Hobbit” grossed $49.8 million, closely in line with Warner Bros.’s estimates of $49.5 million announced on Sunday. The three day […]

  • The Rachel Divide

    Film Review: 'The Rachel Divide'

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crushed all rivals at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend of release. Data from local box office source Entgroup show the final part of “The Hobbit” grossed $49.8 million, closely in line with Warner Bros.’s estimates of $49.5 million announced on Sunday. The three day […]

  • Demetrius Shipp Essence Atkins

    Film News Roundup: Demetrius Shipp, Essence Atkins to Star in 'Same Difference'

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crushed all rivals at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend of release. Data from local box office source Entgroup show the final part of “The Hobbit” grossed $49.8 million, closely in line with Warner Bros.’s estimates of $49.5 million announced on Sunday. The three day […]

  • 'Song of Back and Neck' Review

    Tribeca Film Review: 'Song of Back and Neck'

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crushed all rivals at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend of release. Data from local box office source Entgroup show the final part of “The Hobbit” grossed $49.8 million, closely in line with Warner Bros.’s estimates of $49.5 million announced on Sunday. The three day […]

  • Sam Rockwell Jojo Rabbit

    Sam Rockwell Eyes Taika Waititi's 'Jojo Rabbit' With Scarlett Johansson

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crushed all rivals at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend of release. Data from local box office source Entgroup show the final part of “The Hobbit” grossed $49.8 million, closely in line with Warner Bros.’s estimates of $49.5 million announced on Sunday. The three day […]

  • Roadrunner Capital Fund

    The Exchange, Forest Road Team on Roadrunner Capital Fund (EXCLUSIVE)

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crushed all rivals at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend of release. Data from local box office source Entgroup show the final part of “The Hobbit” grossed $49.8 million, closely in line with Warner Bros.’s estimates of $49.5 million announced on Sunday. The three day […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content