Pacific Rim a big hit in China

August 5th, 2013 3:10am EDT

Pacific Rim Chinese film fans have given director Guillermo Del Toro's monsters versus robots movie Pacific Rim a huge boost by swarming to cinemas to see the much-maligned blockbuster over the weekend (02-04Aug13).

The film raked in $45.2 million (£30.1 million) in China, making it the sixth-biggest debut of all time for any Hollywood movie there.

The figure helped push film's international box office total past $200 million (£133.3 million).

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