CHINA Chinese comedy 'Two Tigers' tops Chinese mainland box office

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Chinese comedy 'Two Tigers' tops Chinese mainland box office

Xinhua

14:07, November 30, 2019

BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- "Two Tigers," a Chinese domestic comedy, dominated the Chinese mainland box office Friday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Saturday.

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(Photo: "Two Tigers" movie poster)

The film raked in 44.88 million yuan (about 6.38 million U.S. dollars) on its opening day, accounting for over 35 percent of the daily total.

The film tells of the dark humor of a kidnapped businessman, played by renowned Chinese actor Ge You, who turns the tables on his kidnapper.

It was followed by "Frozen II," a sequel to the 2013 Disney animated blockbuster "Frozen," which grossed about 28.21 million yuan.

Coming in third was American crime drama "Knives Out," pocketing 18.88 million yuan on its first day in theaters.

Chinese romance film "Miss Forever" and action adventure movie "Wings Over Everest" also entered the top 5 of daily box office, both on their opening day. 

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