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“Kung-Fu Yoga” tops Chinese box office


Beijing, February 9, 2017: “Kung-Fu Yoga,” a domestic comedy featuring Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan, ruled the Chinese box office in the week ending Feb. 5, earning 963 million yuan (140 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Tuesday.

Domestic fantasy movie “Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back” landed in second place for the week, taking 822 million yuan. It has grossed 1.4 billion yuan since its release on Jan. 28.

“Duckweed,” a domestic adventure film directed by writer Han Han, placed third in the week with sales revenue of 503 million yuan.

“Buddies in India,” a domestic comedy, sat at fourth place for the week, generating 360 million yuan.

Rounding out the top five was domestic animation “Boonie Bears: Entangled Worlds,” which grossed 266 million yuan in the week.