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'Godzilla' still No. 1 in China; mainland box office tops $2 billion
'Godzilla' still No. 1 in China; mainland box office tops $2 billion

Angelina Jolie couldn’t stop “Godzilla” at the mainland China box office last week as the monster movie topped the charts for a second week running, hauling in $32 million and bringing its total booty in the territory to more than $70 million. Jolie’s “Maleficent,” which opened Friday, took in $21.9 million in its first three days in theaters, figures from film industry consulting firm Artisan Gateway showed Tuesday. The actress came to Shanghai this month to tout the Disney release, but it was not enough to overpower Warner Bros.’ “Godzilla.” Total box office for the year in mainland China has now crossed the $2-billion mark. Foreign...

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