War epic "The Battle at Lake Changjin" stays atop Chinese box office

2021-10-20 04:35:40 GMT2021-10-20 12:35:40(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- War epic film "The Battle at Lake Changjin" continued leading the Chinese mainland box office on Tuesday, figures from the China Movie Data Information Network showed on Wednesday.

With a daily revenue of 45.12 million yuan (about 7 million U.S. dollars), the film saw its total box office sales surpass 5 billion yuan on Tuesday after 20 days of screening.

Another film of patriotic theme, "My Country, My Parents," stayed second on the chart, finishing the day with 10.29 million yuan and bringing its total revenue close to 1.37 billion yuan.

In third place was domestic comedy thriller "Knock Knock," which pocketed 1.32 million yuan in presale. The film is scheduled to hit cinema screens on Friday. Enditem