Monday, March 19, 2018
Monday's Headlines - Weekend Box Office
Disney’s superhero film Black Panther lost its traction after opening top and dropped to second, adding $30.9m for $101.3m after 10 days.
Dante Lam’s latest military action film Operation Red Sea still held well after one full month on release with $24.6m, bringing its 31-day total to $581.6m. This made it the second highest grossing film ever, surpassing The Mermaid and only behind Wolf Warriors 2.
Amazing China, already the highest grossing local documentary, came in third with $16.6m for $54.6m after 17 days; ahead of Oscar best picture The Shape Of Water, which opened with $11.2m from its first three days.
The rest of the top 10 titles were Salman Khan’s Indian blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan on $10.3m for $37.9m after 17 days; local action comedy Detective Chinatown 2 on $9.2m for $559.1m after 31 days; Sony’s animation Peter Rabbit on $2.8m for $23.9m after 17 days; another Oscar-winning title Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri on $2.2m for $9.5m after 17 days; and French animation The Big Bad Fox And Other Tales on $1.8m from its first three days.
Coming up next, Pacific Rim: Uprising will open on Mar 23.