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'Ip Man 4' leads Chinese mainland box office

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-12-24 15:21

A still image of the film  Ip Man 4. [Photo/Mtime]

Ip Man 4, the latest installment in the Chinese martial arts film franchise Ip Man based on the life of a legendary Wing Chun master, led the Chinese mainland box office Monday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Tuesday.

The film raked in 43.04 million yuan ($6.14 million) on Monday, accounting for more than 45 percent of the daily total.

Set in the 1960s, the new film sees Donnie Yen reprising the title role as the kung fu master who travels to the US to work with Bruce Lee after the latter decides to open a Wing Chun school.

A still image of the film  Ip Man 4. [Photo/Mtime]

It was followed by Sheep Without a Shepherd, a Chinese adaptation of a renowned Indian drama. The film pocketed 23.86 million yuan on its 11th day of screening.

Coming in third was Chinese romance film Only Cloud Knows, which grossed about 9.23 million yuan on Monday.

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