Universal’s Hobbs & Shaw continued its muscular trajectory and received a timely boost from China, where an estimated $101.8m debut ensured global box domination and propelled the worldwide running total to $588.8m.
Disney’s The Lion King will hit $1bn internationally on Monday, and has crossed the $1.5bn worldwide barrier. Meanwhile, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood has breezed past $200m worldwide.
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Hobbs & Shaw earned $128.6m worldwide, and showered itself in accolades in China. It delivered the biggest August debut on Rmb 721m,