China's box office grew by 27% in 2013, rising from $2.7 billion (RMB17 billion) in 2012 to an estimated $3.57 billion (RMB21.6 billion) last year.
Is Hollywood doing something wrong, or are Chinese filmmakers doing something right? Both, which is why American studios need to quickly rethink their roles and goals. Some already are.
China's B.O. surged 36% to $1.79 billion in the first half of 2013, riding high on the powerful performance of homegrown Chinese films.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
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