Adventure comedy "Jumanji: The Next Level" still leads Chinese mainland box office

Source: Xinhua| 2019-12-11 10:48:23|Editor: Wang Yamei
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BEIJING, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- "Jumanji: The Next Level," a sequel to the 2017 American adventure comedy film "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," still led the Chinese mainland box office Tuesday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Wednesday.

The film raked in more than 14 million yuan (about 2 million U.S. dollars) on Tuesday, accounting for over 27 percent of the daily total.

The film tells of a team of friends who return to the dangerous virtual world of the video game Jumanji to rescue one of their own and need to brave parts unknown, from arid deserts to snowy mountains, in order to escape the game.

It was followed by Chinese crime drama "The Wild Goose Lake," which grossed nearly 11 million yuan.

Coming in third was "Sheep without a shepherd," a domestic crime film about a Chinese girl who lives in Thailand accidentally killing the son of a local official as the boy tried to rape her. The film pocketed over 7 million yuan on Tuesday in presale. It will hit the screen on Friday.