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China saves 'Hobbs and Shaw' with $113m debut

Fast and Furious sequel notches China's second-biggest opening of 2019

NEW YORK -- Universal's "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" received a major boost from its Chinese fans with a stellar opening weekend.

Since the blockbuster hit theaters in China on Friday, the movie has raked in over $113 million at the box office, contributing to its massive $588 million in ticket sales worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo and Chinese cinema database Mtime. "Hobbs & Shaw" posted the second-biggest opening in China this year, behind "Avengers: Endgame."

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