July 3, 2022, 9:43 pm

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2019-07-16 14:25:20 BdST

"Lion King" still leads Chinese mainland box office

Disney's live-action remake of its classic animated film "The Lion King" continued to lead the Chinese mainland box office for a forth day after hitting the big screen Friday, according to China Movie Data Information Network Tuesday.

The ambitious blockbuster filled with computer-generated imagery (CGI) spectacles grossed 48.95 million yuan (7.12 million U.S. dollars) on Monday, with its total box office income adding up to 421 million yuan.

"The White Storm 2: Drug Lords," sequel to the 2013 crime action film "The White Storm," took second place with a daily box office revenue of 41.39 million yuan, with its total box office drawing closer to 1 billion yuan.

Coming in third is domestic film "Looking Up," which grossed about 17.56 million yuan in presale.

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