'The Great Wall' tops Chinese box office

Updated 2016-12-21 09:30:31 Xinhua

"The Great Wall," an epic action-adventure by Zhang Yimou, ruled the Chinese box office in the week ending Dec. 18, China Film News reported Tuesday.

The movie, featuring Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe along with other Chinese stars, has earned 470 million yuan (67.6 million U.S.dollars) since its release on Dec. 16.

Mel Gibson's war film "Hacksaw Ridge" landed in second place with revenue of 123 million yuan.

"The Wasted Times," a domestic suspense movie, placed third in the week, taking in 66 million yuan since its release on Dec. 16.

Japanese animation "Your Name" ranked fourth during the week, earning 50 million yuan.

Rounding out the top five was domestic comedy "Immaturity of Twenty-Eight," which took 45 million yuan.

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