Source: China State Council Information Office 3
Chinese thriller “Sheep Without a Shepherd” led the Chinese mainland box office Monday, raking in about 16 million yuan (about 2.33 million U.S. dollars) on its 39th day of screening, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Tuesday.
The film depicts the story of a father trying to cover up his daughter’s crime, who committed the manslaughter of a police officer’s son, dragging the girl’s family into struggles against the police.
It was followed by “Ip Man 4,” the latest installment in the Chinese martial arts film franchise “Ip Man” based on the life of a legendary Wing Chun master.
The film grossed over 12.58 million yuan, accounting for nearly 22 percent of the daily total, with its total box office revenue exceeding 1.15 billion yuan.
Chinese comedy film “Adoring” ranked third with ticket sales of about 9.8 million yuan.