As predicted from early data “Lost In Hong Kong” became only the second Chinese-made movie to exceed $100 million in its opening weekend. According to data from Ent Group, the local comedy earned $107 million.
That was achieved with 284,000 screenings over three days from Friday to Sunday.
In second place with 202,000 screening sessions, “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” slipped by 67%, landing in second spot for a 20 day cumulative score of $132 million.
“Minions” dropped from second to third with a 71% decline. It scored $8.98 million for an underwhelming $59.3 million after 15 days.
Local romance, “The Third Way of Love,” opened in fourth spot, with $7.49 million in three days.
In a sign of big things to come, “Ghost Blows Out The Light: The Nine Story Demon Tower” took fifth position based on its previews alone. It has now taken $5.2 million before its official debut on Wednesday (Sept. 30).
“Pixels” earned 3.18 million, recording a fall from third to sixth place. After 13 day it has earned a disappointing $15.4 million.
Korean action drama “Assassination” added 2.82 million in its second weekend. That was a 68% drop, and pushed its total on to 6.73 million after 11 days.
Comedy, “Goodbye Mr Loser” charted in eighth place from its previews, ahead of another Sept. 30 launch.
In ninth was fantasy “The Mirror” with $890,000 in its first three days of release.
Tenth was “Jie Jiu Wu Xin Sheng” picking up $870,000 in its second week of previews ahead of a Sept. 30 release.