Hollywood Reporter – China Box Office: ‘The Mummy’ Scares Up $52M Opening, Career High for Tom Cruise

PCV notes that this underscores the fact that an unsatisfactory showing at the domestic box can increasingly be offset by stronger performance overseas.

June 11, 2017

‘Despite a desultory start in North America, Universal’s The Mummy opened to a robust $52.2 million in China over the weekend, notching a career-high launch for Tom Cruise in the country.

The monster reboot easily bested Warner Bros.’ holdover Wonder Woman, which took $13.3 million in its second frame. After 10 days, Wonder Woman has lassoed some $70 million in the Middle Kingdom, according to Beijing box-office tracker Ent Group.’

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