“Kong: Skull Island” continues to lead Chinese box office

BEIJING — Legendary Pictures’ “Kong: Skull Island” topped the Chinese box office in the week ending April 9, with ticket sales of 257 million yuan (37.2 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Monday.

The adventure film has grossed a total of 1.1 billion yuan since its debut on March 24.

Domestic suspense movie “The Devotion of Suspect X” landed in second place for the week, taking in 203 million yuan.

The fantasy film “Ghost in The Shell” took third place, raking in 147 million yuan after its release on April 7.

Domestic action movie “Extraordinary Mission” came in fourth, generating 81 million yuan.

Rounding out the top five was domestic crime film “The Missing,” which grossed 44 million yuan. PNA/Xinhua-northboundasia.com