Indian blockbuster RRR (Rise, Roar, Revolt) has proven its global success through word-of-mouth in the states that’s given the genre juggernaut staying power in major cities. There’s even a growing demand for screenings to be added to be a part of the winter slate alongside movies like Jurassic World: Dominion and Thor: Love and Thunder.
Sorry, Episode VII. The biggest box office smash in Chinese history is The Mermaid, the latest film from Stephen Chow (Shaolin Soccer). An environmentalist tale with a harsh message about humans exploiting the oceans and mistreating other life forms, The Mermaid has made an estimated $US431 million in two weeks.