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China Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Routed by Low-Budget Local ‘Sister’

5 April 2021

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China Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Routed by Low-Budget Local ‘Sister’

While the U.S. industry celebrated Godzilla vs. Kong as the biggest and widest opening of the pandemic, the monster film has already been defeated in its second weekend in the world’s largest film market by the low-budget local drama Sister.

In its Tomb Sweeping Festival holiday debut, the reportedly $4.6 million-budgeted latter film directed by unknown helmer Yin Ruoxin muscled past the $160 million-budgeted Legendary and Warner Bros. juggernaut by more than $9 million.

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