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Apr 18, 2018 03:49 PM
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Quick Take: Hollywood Blockbusters Do Better in China Than U.S. in Recent Weeks

Movie goers watch the sci-fi flick “Ready Player One” on March 28 at a theater in northern China’s Shanxi province. Photo: VCG
Movie goers watch the sci-fi flick “Ready Player One” on March 28 at a theater in northern China’s Shanxi province. Photo: VCG

In recent weeks, several Hollywood blockbusters have done better in China than at home, with the latest example being action-adventure flick “Rampage,” which runs on the star power of Dwayne Johnson.

“Rampage” debuted on Friday in both markets, earning nearly 350 million yuan ($55.7 million) in China in its first weekend, according to box office tracker Maoyan.

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