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China box office: ‘Doctor Strange’ revives local market with $44.5m debut

he debut “is the biggest China opening for any first installment in a superhero franchise. It ranks roughly in the middle for Marvel titles in the country: well below franchise mainstays like 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' ($155.7 million)...but slightly above smaller pictures” from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including "Guardians of the Galaxy" ($39.4 million).
12 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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