Jungle Cruise debuted in China last week, three months after its PVOD launch on Disney +.
Word of mouth was not particularly positive, the film scored: 8.9 on Maoyan and 6.1 on Douban .
Piracy and limited marketing campaign did not contribute: the film debuted in fifth place on its opening day, grossing ￥ 4.3M / $ 0.7M. He held the same position on Saturday and Sunday, taking home ￥ 9M / $ 1.4M and ￥ 13.2M / $ 2.1M respectively. In three days, the film grossed ￥ 20.7M / $ 3.2M.
Worldwide, the film grossed $ 215M against a $ 200M budget.
Top 5, November 12-14, 2021:
Be Somebody Fri: ￥ 21M / $ 3.3M, Tot: ￥ 32.9M / $ 5.2M | Sat: ￥ 51.5M / $ 8M, Tot: ￥ 84.8M / $ 13.3M | Sun: ￥ 55.2M / $ 8.7M, Tot: ￥ 139.9M / $ 21.9M
Anita Fri: ￥ 11.6M / $ 1.8M, Tot: ￥ 11.7M / $ 1.8M | Sat: ￥ 15.2M / $ 2.4M, Tot: ￥ 27.4M / $ 4.3M | Sun: ￥ 12.5M / $ 2M, Tot: ￥ 40.2M / $ 6.3M
The Battle at Lake Changjin Fri: ￥ 6.5M / $ 1M, Tot: ￥ 5621M / $ 881M | Sat: ￥ 14.1M / $ 2.2M, Tot: ￥ 5635M / $ 883M | Sun: ￥ 10.4M / $ 1.6M, Tot: ￥ 5645M / $ 884.8M
No Time To Die Fri: ￥ 6.5M / $ 1M, Tot: ￥ 349.1M / $ 54.7M | Sat: ￥ 13.3M / $ 2.1M, Tot: ￥ 362.3M / $ 56.9M | Sun: ￥ 8.4M / $ 1.3M, Tot: ￥ 370.6M / $ 58.1M
Jungle Cruise Fri: ￥ 4.3M / $ 0.7M, Tot: ￥ 4.3M / $ 0.7M | Sat: ￥ 9M / $ 1.4M, Tot: ￥ 13.2M / $ 2.1M | Sun: ￥ 7.5M / $ 1.2M, Tot: ￥ 20.7M / $ 3.2M
Leading the way is Maoyan Pictures’ costume yellow Be Someday , which opened with ￥ 21M / $ 3.3M and ended the weekend with ￥ 139.9M / $ 21.9M.
According to Edko Picture’s Anita , a biopic about Hong Kong pop star Anita Mui grossed ￥ 40.2M / $ 6.3M in three days.
Third was the war film The Battle of Lake Changjin , which grossed $ 4.4M in its seventh weekend to a total of ￥ 5645M / $ 884.8M.
Last but not least, No Time to Die which grossed $ 4.4M in its fourth weekend, bringing the total at the Chinese box office to ￥ 370.6M / $ 58.1M.
Dune hit the box office at A Quiet Place 2 ($ 39.1M), becoming Denis Villeneuve’s highest grossing film, with a 2.5x multiplier of the entire run of Arrival ($ 15.9M).