'The Sacrifice' continues to lead China's box office

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BEIJING, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- War film "The Sacrifice" continued to lead the Chinese mainland's daily box office chart on Sunday, generating about 19.34 million yuan (about 2.93 million U.S. dollars).

That brought the film's total box office revenue since its Oct. 23 release to roughly 990 million yuan, figures compiled by the China Movie Data Information Network showed.

Set during the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-1953), the film was co-directed by Guan Hu, also the director of this year's blockbuster war epic "The Eight Hundred."

"PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups," an animated movie based on its eponymous cartoon TV series, ranked second, grossing about 14.63 million yuan on its third day in theaters.

Coming in third was U.S. superhero film "Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen," which raked in about 9.85 million yuan on Sunday.