Film Business Asia: Zone Pro Site remains atop Taipei box office
September 6, 2013
Zone Pro Site remains atop Taipei box office
By Stephen Cremin
Mon, 02 September 2013, 17:55 PM (HKT)
Box Office News
In its third weekend in cinemas, local comedy Zone Pro Site: The Moveable Feast (總舖師) was the highest grossing film in Taipei, making more money than the combined box office of two new Hollywood releases.
With the addition of NT$13.5 million (US$452,000) this weekend, it has now taken NT$55.8 million (US$1.87 million) in 17 days. The box office dropped less than 1% on last weekend’s NT$13.6 million.
New releases The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and We’re the Millers made NT$7.40 million and NT$5.97 million respectively. The latter is distributed by Zone Pro Site’s Warner Bros (Taiwan) Inc (美商華納兄弟 (遠東) 股份有限公司臺灣分公司).
Other new releases this weekend include Tiny Times 2 (小時代：青木時代), which made NT$1.27 million (US$42,800) on eleven screens. The original Tiny Times 1 (小時代), which also features many Taiwan cast and crew, opened on NT$1.38 million.
Also released this weekend, CHUNG Mong-hong (鍾孟宏’s) Soul 失魂 made NT$867,000 (US$29,100) on 11 screens in the Taiwan capital.