Miss Granny rules China's box office

Miss Granny rules China's box office

Miss Granny, the China-Korea co-production about the antics of a time-traveling grandma has taken the top spot at the Chinese box office this week.

The film took just over $19 million (S$25 million) this week for a gross of 39 million in its first full week in theatres.

Directed by Chen Cheng-tao from Taiwan province, the movie tells the antics of a 70 year old grandmother who is transformed into a 20 year old woman.

Behind Miss Granny at the box office was Seventh Son which took $16 million in its opening three days with nearly 3 million admissions.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb hung on to third place taking another $11 million to bring its total to 42 million after 15 days in China.

Epic film The Taking of Tiger Mountain took another 8 million to bring its gross to 135 million after 27 days on release here in China.

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