The film features talents such as Jet Li, Gong Li, Donnie Yen and Liu Yifei and is based on a Chinese folk tale. But, it has been hit with low social scores (7.6 on Maoyan and 4.9 on Douban – a little later today). And of course, piracy is an issue, given the film released a week ago on Disney +. There is also an alleged blackout on the local press covering the release, as did several US senators and congressional representatives, calling for Disney’s cooperation with elements of the security and propaganda authorities in the production of the Xinjiang Uygar Autonomous Region. However, it is unclear how much outside China has affected box office performance within the market.
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MulanChina inaugurates 23% ahead Aladdin Which finalized in the non-COVID era at $ 53M +. Maoyan is now projecting for a $ 41M finish Mulan in the market. Disney notes that the market overall is down 48% versus last year and 91% of sites are currently open, but with a 50% capacity restriction.
Elsewhere, Mulan Debuted in 2 Russia $ 1.8M for a four-day weekend. Capacity restrictions also apply there, while the market is about 70% open and 31% closed compared to 2019 at the same time. Other new opening markets include Ukraine, Hungary and South Africa at number 1 and Poland at number 2. On its second weekend of release, Mulan Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand topped. In the Middle East, the film fell just 9% from its opening weekend. The Middle East as a whole is the second largest market behind China with $ 4M, followed by Thailand ($ 2.3M), Taiwan ($ 1.9M) and Russia. The next weekend opens in Korea and Hong Kong.
In China too, Warner Bros. ‘Christopher Nolan is time-drunk theory Its second weekend is with $ 50.8M worth of local pick up apparel. It landed at number 3 behind this season Mulan And Eight hundred, Adding an estimated $ 10.2M over three days. Altogether, theory Offshore for $ 30.6M and its running tally for 207M worldwide is $ 177.5M.
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