Domestic comedy "Be Somebody" stays atop Chinese box office
BEIJING, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Domestic comedy-suspense film "Be Somebody" continued to top the Chinese mainland box office chart on Tuesday, data from the China Movie Data Information Network showed Wednesday.
The film follows a group of frustrated filmmakers who gather to plan on a new film about a notorious criminal case. It raked in about 24.03 million yuan (about 3.75 million U.S. dollars) on its sixth day of screening.
"Anita," a biopic that recounts the life story of legendary Hong Kong singer and actress Anita Mui, netted over 6.18 million yuan on its fifth screening day and took second place on the chart.
War epic film "The Battle at Lake Changjin" ranked third with more than 3.11 million yuan, raising its total box office to nearly 5.64 billion yuan 48 days after its debut. Enditem