According to Deadline, the action comedy “ Detective in Chinatown 3 ” grossed $ 398 million in its opening weekend in China, surpassing “ Avengers: Endgame ” in terms of the domestic market.
For those who don’t remember, the Marvel feature grossed $ 357 million in three days when it was released in the country.
Even without raising as many expectations as the film by the Russo brothers, “A detective in Chinatown 3” still sold 2.1 million tickets against 1.94 million “Avengers” on Chinese territory.
In addition, the comedy directed by Sicheng Chen also set a new record in exclusive IMAX format showrooms, raising $ 23.5 million and winning the country’s best IMAX opening weekend.
Budgeted at US $ 115 million, the feature has hit impressive numbers as China still maintains strong restrictions in major cities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Even little-anticipated launches have been so successful in recent months … The animation “The Croods 2” raised a meager $ 9.7 million domestically and ended the opening weekend with $ 24 million in. the world.
“ Wonder Woman 1984 ” grossed $ 16.7 million over the extended weekend in December and closed its first three days with $ 85 million, adding to the countries in which it was launched.
So, were you curious to watch “A Detective in Chinatown 3”?
In the plot, Tang Ren (Wang Baoqiang) and Qin Feng (Liu Haoran) are invited to Tokyo to investigate a crime that took place there, leading to a battle between Asia’s most powerful detectives.
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The feature film chronicles Sicheng Chen’s return as a screenwriter and director.
The cast also includes Satoshi Tsumabuki, Tony Jaa, Masami Nagasawa, Zhang Zifeng, Xiao Yang, and Honami Suzuki.
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