Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" grossed 711 million yuan ticket sales in China in its first five days from May 26, compared with $85 million in the USA, according to Maoyan.com. and Box Office Mojo.
The film which became big hit since it was released on May 5 slipped to second place in the Chinese box office on Sunday after staying on top for over a fortnight.
The film, which released on April 5th in China across 9000 screens is soaring high at the Box Office.
Aamir Khan's Dangal, which is based on the ace wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, has now grossed over Rs 1700 crore worldwide after the release in China. However, the Chinese government has made a rare exception for Dangal and extended its screening by another 30 days, till July 4.
Dangal's China earnings have also allowed it to surpass Baahubali 2, which held the record for the highest box-office collection for an Indian film till recently. There were many records broken by these two films, like Baahubali 2 was first Indian movie to not only earn 100 crores fastest but also the one to reach $100 million milestones.
According to sources from the production office, the film will have a larger release than Baahubali - The Beginning, which was released in a record 6,000 screens in China.
It may be recalled that Dangal grossed over Rs 979.50 crore as per box-office reports.