Sci-fi action film "Free Guy" stays atop Chinese box office
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U.S. sci-fi action film "Free Guy" continued to lead the Chinese mainland box office chart on Sunday, figures released by the China Movie Data Information Network showed Monday.
The movie, following a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game and decides to become the hero of his own story, raked in about 27.52 million yuan (around 4.27 million U.S. dollars) on its 17th day of screening.
It was followed by domestic action film "Raging Fire," which generated 13.76 million yuan.
Romantic comedy "Stand by Me" ranked third, with daily box office earnings of 9.13 million yuan.