China Box Office: Disney’s ‘Cruella’ Struts to $1.8 Million Opening Day

Disney’s “Cruella” strut into China on Sunday with a $1.78 million opening day, coming in sixth in a slow weekend behind reigning box office champ “F9,” according to data from Maoyan.

Day one China figures for “Cruella” were less than a fourth of the $7.7 million the film grossed on its May 28 opening day in North America, where it premiered in theaters and on Disney Plus via a $30 fee. It went on to gross $26.5 million over the Memorial Day weekend, making it the third highest North American debut since the pandemic began.

Although local reception of the Emma Stone-starring title was likely dampened by its unusual

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