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China Box Office: Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation' Crosses $100M

Image from ‘Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation’ courtesy of Paramount

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation has sprinted past the $100 million mark after ten days in China. The Tom Cruise action sequel opened in the world’s second largest moviegoing marketplace last Tuesday with a whopping $18.5 million single-day gross, including $1.5m in midnight showings. That was the fifth biggest single day on record and the biggest ever for a 2D title. It was just ahead of Jurassic World ($17.7m), and behind only Furious 7 ($54.4 million), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($29.2 million) and fellow Transformers: Age of Extinction ($27.4 million), and Terminator Genisys ($26.7 million). Yes, numbers 3, 4, and 5 are Paramount/Viacom titles. And now, ten days into its run, its respective marketplace total is now $102.05m.

That puts it just below the $102.6m gross of the native crime caper Let the Bullets Fly, which means it should be passing said film sometime this afternoon. It ranks as the 33rd biggest release in Chinese box office history and should race up the list over the course of the Fri-Sun weekend. The film crossed $630m on Sunday and has...