Giant screens are making for "Titanic" profits in China for Imax and 20th Century Fox. The 3D rerelease of James Cameron's epic has grossed an estimated $7 million on 64 Imax screens there -- a whopping per-screen average of $109,375.
Since opening in China on April 10, the film has grossed an estimated $74 million. Its $58 million opening weekend was the best ever, surpassing the previous record set by "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" in 2011.
Through Monday, "Titanic" 3D has grossed an estimated $210 million globally, of which approximately $15 million was generated in 408 IMAX theaters worldwide.
"As the record-breaking results demonstrate, Chinese movie-goers have a huge appetite for Titanic 3D, Jim Cameron's one of a kind filmmaking and they are passionate about seeing it in the most immersive way," said Greg Foster, IMAX Chairman and President of Filmed Entertainment. "We're extremely honored to be a part of the Titanic 3D release and we congratulate Jim, Jon Landau as well as our partners at Fox, and Paramount on the film's incredible success."
- James Cameron
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