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‘Shang-Chi’ becomes only the third movie of the COVID-19 era to reach $400 million globally

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After reaching $200 million domestically, “Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings” has surpassed the $400-million barrier, making it only the third Hollywood movie to reach the milestone during the COVID-19 era.

The achievement: The 25th installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe made a total of $401 million globally last week, making it the third movie after “Godzilla vs. Kong” and “Fast and Furious 9” to garner that much money during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to We Got This Covered.

China Finally Gets Official Screening of ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ After 30 Years

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After 30 years, Japanese anime fans in China will finally be able to watch classic masterpiece, “My Neighbor Totoro,” made by Studio Ghibli and its legendary director, Hayao Miyazaki.

“My Neighbor Totoro,” which was first released in theaters in 1988, recently took the Chinese box office by storm finishing second place right after the James Wan-directed live-action DC movie “Aquaman.”

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is Still the #1 Movie in America in Its Second Weekend

Following a successful debut, “Crazy Rich Asians” continues its impressive box office performance, adding another $25 million to its total earnings in its second weekend in theaters.

Based on studio estimates Sunday, almost as many people watched the film over the weekend as they did for its opening Friday-to-Sunday run when it generated $26.5 million (a total of $35.3 million from Wednesday to Sunday).

‘Geostorm’ Bombed in America But Succeeded in China After Focusing on Daniel Wu

Disaster movie “Geostorm”, which stars Hong Kong American actor Daniel Wu as Cheng Long, surpassed the Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling-led film, “Blade Runner 2049,” which did poorly in China’s box office.

The film, distributed in China by state-owned enterprises China Film Group and Huaxia Distribution, and presented by Alcon Entertainment in association with Columbia Pictures, earned some $500,000 in midnight screenings and came out on top on each day, making $33 million for its opening weekend on Oct. 20.