China Box Office: 'Alien: Covenant' Scares Up $30M Debut

5 days ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News

Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant opened at the top of the Chinese box office over the weekend with $30 million.

The 20th Century Fox film earned $10.2 million Friday, followed by just under $11 million Saturday and $7.5 million Sunday, according to data from Beijing box-office monitor Ent Group (the company's weekend estimate was slightly lower than Fox's at $29.1 million). The movie has pulled in $215 million worldwide as of Sunday.

Prometheus, the preceding film in the Alien prequel franchise, opened on a Sunday in 2012, taking $4.4 million on its first day and $19.7 million over its first full week. 

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