China's National Day holiday box office revenue hits 2.5 bln yuan

(Xinhua) 09:59, October 07, 2023

BEIJING, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- China's box office revenue generated during the eight-day Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday through Friday has exceeded 2.5 billion yuan (348.2 million U.S. dollars).

Domestic films dominated the holiday revenue chart, with Zhang Yimou's crime suspense movie "Under The Light" leading with around 828 million yuan, or 32 percent of the total, as of 9 a.m. Friday morning, according to film data platform Maoyan.

"The Ex-Files 4: Marriage Plan," the fourth installment in the "EX-Files" romantic comedy franchise, ranked second, grossing around 580 million yuan.

"The Volunteers: To the War," the latest war film by Chen Kaige, secured the third spot, with 468 million yuan.

The U.S. biographical film "Oppenheimer" generated a further 14 million yuan during the holiday, bringing its total earnings at China's box office since Aug. 30 to 438 million yuan. 

(Web editor: Zhong Wenxing, Liang Jun)


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