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Apocalypse Canceled: Pacific Rim A Hit in China

Written by Zechs on Thursday, August 01 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

Apocalypse Canceled: Pacific Rim A Hit in China

The film is a smash hit in China, taking in 9 million dollars at the box office and terrorizing the global market as well.

Source: ‘Pacific Rim’ M Opening In China Biggest Ever For Warner Bros: Sequel Likely Now

Though the kaiju fest known as Pacific Rim "bombed" in the States due to the inferior American movie goer thinking a deer pissing on Adam Sandler (aka Grown Ups 2) is more entertaining than giant robots and monsters duking it out (it's currently on track to make just over one hundred million domestically). China and several other nations of the world have decided to step up to the plate. Deadline reports the movie has opened HUGE in China generating nine million dollars on just it's opening day of Wednesday. 

Several key market countries have yet to release the film (Spain, Brazil and Japan) all of whom will be releasing the movie in theaters next week. With the movie currently raking in possibly two hundred and twenty-four million dollars at the International Box Office, it's looking like it'll be a hit for Warner Brothers. Pacific Rim is also starting to prove that if a movie fails in America, it can still get back it's budget through the foreign market. This news is looking ever better for a movie  sequel and franchise (via more comics, figures, and other nerdish delights). Which means more glorious Hannibal Chau:



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About the Author - Zechs

Zechs is the lord and master of The Toy Shed, Moment of the Week, and Durnkin Reveewz. He's also the official whuppin boy at the Outhouse. So he'll get stuck seeing stuff that no mere mortal should ever see. If there's any greater quality to Zechs, it's that he's an avid fan of comic book characters and would defend them to the bitter end against the companies that use them wrongly. He's also brutally honest. Zechs walks the lonely path in Chicagoland area.


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