NEW DELHI: Steven Spielberg's 1993 dinosaur spectacular
Jurassic Park had a huge opening when it was released
in its first 3-D version in China this week.
The film made $6.64 million on its first day in cinemas.
Though the film has been broadcast on television and
is widely available on home video formats, this is the
first time Jurassic Park has been given a wide theatrical
release in China.
The opening is significantly stronger than that of
doomsday thriller 2012 (2009) which made $14.7 million
in its first six days. The 3-D re-release of Titanic
(1997) broke opening records in April 2012, grossing
$76.3 million in its first six days.
With 12 per cent of screening slots, Pacific Rim dropped
35 per cent early this week, taking $1.08 million. With
18 per cent of screenings, Dante Lam's Unbeatable grossed
$1.14 million for a total of $11.9 million after five