Vin Diesel and John Cena in F9, directed by Justin Lin, which earned over US$100 million at China’s box offices on opening weekend. Photo: Handout Vin Diesel and John Cena in F9, directed by Justin Lin, which earned over US$100 million at China’s box offices on opening weekend. Photo: Handout
Vin Diesel and John Cena in F9, directed by Justin Lin, which earned over US$100 million at China’s box offices on opening weekend. Photo: Handout

China dethrones the US as the largest film market in the world: Fast and Furious 9 earned US$135 million at the Chinese box office, though local movies dominated during the pandemic

  • Fast and Furious 9, or F9, was the first Hollywood film to crack US$100,000 on opening weekend in China since 2019’s Avengers: Endgame
  • Wonder Woman 1984 and Soul were flops, but Godzilla vs. Kong bagged US$183 million

Topic |   American films
Vin Diesel and John Cena in F9, directed by Justin Lin, which earned over US$100 million at China’s box offices on opening weekend. Photo: Handout Vin Diesel and John Cena in F9, directed by Justin Lin, which earned over US$100 million at China’s box offices on opening weekend. Photo: Handout
Vin Diesel and John Cena in F9, directed by Justin Lin, which earned over US$100 million at China’s box offices on opening weekend. Photo: Handout
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