"X-Men: Days of Future Past" topped the mainland Chinese box office in the week that ended Sunday, earning more than $44.5 million and bringing its 10-day total in that market to more than $82.4 million.
U.S. superhero films have performed strongly in China this spring; “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” earned more than $115 million, and “
In second place for the week was the Hong Kong-Chinese crime thriller "Overheard 3," from Bona Film, which earned $25.1 million in its first three days. Third place went to Zhang Yimou's melodramatic post-Cultural Revolution drama "Coming Home," which took in about $8.1 million and now has earned more than $42 million since its release in mid-May, Artisan said.
Fourth and fifth place went to a pair of local cartoon sequels, "Happy Little Submarine 4" and "GG Bond 2," which earned $5.1 million and $3.9 million, respectively.
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