Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- China’s movie box office revenue rose 13.45 percent
in 2017 to more than 55.9 billion yuan (8.6 billion U.S. dollars), with
domestic films contributing 53.84 percent to the market, according to
the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and
Domestic action movie "Wolf Warrior II" was top on the list and became
the country’s highest-grossing film ever, raking in 5.68 billion yuan in
Four other domestic movies made it to the top ten list, among them are
the third winner Never Say Die, Kung Fu Yoga in the fourth place, the
fifth winner Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back, and Youth in
the eighth place.
The Fate of the Furious was the top-grossing foreign film, ranking
second on the list. Other top ten foreign pictures were Transformers:
The Last Knight, Dangal, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No
Tales, and Kong: Skull Island.