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'How to Train Your Dragon 2' tops China box office
'How to Train Your Dragon 2' tops China box office

Dragons are considered auspicious in China, and DreamWorks Animation indeed found fortune last week with “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” The cartoon sequel breathed some fire into the mainland box office, earning $27.1 million in its first four days in theaters and taking the No. 1 spot for the seven days ending Sunday. The 3-D sequel scored one of the top openings ever for an animated movie, according to film industry consulting firm Artisan Gateway. It took in $6.5 million on its opening day, Thursday, a bit less than the $8.7 million “Kung Fu Panda 2” earned on its first day in theaters in May 2011. “Kung Fu Panda 2,” also from DreamWorks Animation,...

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