Chinese film outshines Disney offering ahead of release

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail China Daily, March 29, 2019
Adjust font size:
[Photo provided to]

The Chinese film The Human Comedy has outperformed Disney's Dumbo based on pre-release sales receipts.

Both the films will open across Chinese mainland simultaneously on March 29.

Latest figures from the live tracker Maoyan Professional Version shows that the film starring comedian Ai Lun, known for the 2017 hit Never Say Die, has earned 3 million yuan ($446,800), while the takings for Disney's retelling of the 1941 Oscar-winning animated feature Dumbo is 2.17 million yuan.

The Human Comedy features actress Wang Zhi, actors Pan Binlong and Simon Yam Tat-wah.

The film will show on 45.2 percent of all domestic screens on Friday, outperforming Dumbo which has only 22.4 percent.

Follow on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download
Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from