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Sports comedy "Never Stop" tops Chinese box office

Xinhua
14 Jun 2021, 13:55 GMT+10

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(Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Domestic sports comedy "Never Stop" led the Chinese box office chart on Sunday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network.

Starring Zheng Kai, the movie pocketed 31.6 million yuan (about 4.95 million U.S. dollars) on Sunday, its second day of screening.

The movie tells the story of a former sprinter, who, despite previously dominating the 100-meter dash, lost his way after a series of setbacks in the wake of retirement. Inspired by a former rival, he succeeds in finding himself once again.

U.S. animated adventure comedy "Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway" came in second, raking in 24.94 million yuan.

Japanese animated film "Hello World" ranked third on the daily chart, grossing 15.47 million yuan.

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