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The Mummy managed to fight off the challengers to take the second consecutive weekend at the top of the Hong Kong box office.
From 45 locations, the supernatural thriller earned an additional HK$8.27 million (US$1.06 million) between Thursday and Sunday for a total of HK$31.5 million (US$4.03 million) after two weekends.
Wonder Woman remained in second place, earning HK$5.35 million (US$686,000) from 44 locations between Thursday and Sunday. The superhero adventure has made HK$41.6 million (US$5.33 million) after three weekends, surpassing the total gross of Man of Steel. It has a chance of surpassing Suicide Squad this weekend to become the second highest-grossing DC Extended Universe film in Hong Kong.
Herman Yau’s 77 Heartbreaks (原諒他77次) had a solid start in third place. Released in 41 locations, the Emperor Motion Pictures release earned HK$5.17 million (US$663,000) over its first four days of release plus early previews.
The romance drama stars Charlene Choi as a woman who has vowed to give her boyfriend (played by Pakho Chau) 77 chances before deciding to leave him. The film had its world premiere in March at the Osaka Asian Film Festival and played at the Hong Kong International Film Festival in April.
Opening in 20 locations, Gordon Chan’s big-budget period war drama God of War (蕩寇風雲) earned only HK$484,000 (US$62,000) over its first four days on release. The Media Asia release also underperformed in China, where it has only grossed RMB64.656 million (US$ ).
Taiwan thriller Who Killed Cock Robin? (目擊者) fared worse, earning only HK$178,000 (US$22,800) from 12 locations over its first four days on release. The Cheng Wei-hao film was released locally by Fox Networks Group (who operates Star Chinese Movies) and Screen Media.
From 11 locations, Resident Evil: Vendetta (バイオハザード ヴェンデッタ) earned HK$771,000 (US$98,900) over its first four days on release. The animated thriller was released locally by Neofilms.
Japanese dramedy Let’s Go, Jets! (チア☆ダン～女子高生がチアダンスで全米制覇しちゃったホントの話～), about the journey of a Fukui Prefecture cheer dance team to the US Cheer Dance Championships, earned HK$237,000 (US$30,400) from 12 screens over its first four days on release. The film is released locally by UA Films.
Opening in seven locations, Golden Scene’s What a Wonderful Family! 2 (家族はつらいよ2) earned HK$218,000 (US$28,000) over its first four days on release. Last year, the first film of the series opened with HK$255,000 (US$32,800) from nine locations for a total of HK$1 million (US$128,000).
Transformers: The Last Knight, Heart Attack (ฟรีแลนซ์..ห้ามป่วย ห้ามพัก ห้ามรักหมอ), The Villainess (악녀), Our Seventeen (那一年，我17), A Family Man, and All My Goddess (女人永遠是對的) open this weekend.