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Sep 11, 2017 07:23 PM
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‘Wolf Warrior 2’ Lopes Into Global Top Five

The surprise Chinese movie hit
The surprise Chinese movie hit "Wolf Warrior 2" has raked in $852.6 million globally in only six weeks. Above, posters promoting "Wolf Warrior 2" are displayed at a movie theater in Yichang, Hubei province, on Aug. 20. Photo: IC

Minions, beasts and galaxy guardians beware — the wolf is on your trail.

China’s unprecedented box office sensation, “Wolf Warrior 2,” is clawing up the 2017 box-office ladder, reaching fifth place globally after it surpassed “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “Wonder Woman” this week.

Ahead of it on the list are four Hollywood blockbusters: “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Fate of the Furious,” “Despicable Me 3” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” But the Chinese action flick has been in theaters a mere six weeks, far less time than its American competition.

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