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The film YOU ARE THE APPLE OF THE EYE since opening in Hong Kong on October 20 has been a box office hit and at the same time raised the popularity of its leads Ko Chen-Tung and Michelle Chen to become new generation youth idols. The film after 18 days in release in Hong Kong, two days ago not including the late shows its Hong Kong box office has already reached HK$42,235,426. The film successfully defeated 3D SEX AND ZEN: EXTREME ECSTASY (3D YUK PO TUEN ji GIK LOK BO GAM) to be this year's highest grossing Chinese film.
So far, the top three Chinese language films at the box office are the still in release YOU, in second place is the 118 days in release, HK$41,078,280 3D SEX AND ZEN and in third place is the 42 day in release
Lunar New Year film I LOVE HONG KONG with HK$26,688,278.
Including this year's 3D foreign films, YOU so far is in four place. In first place is the 3D film TRANSFORMERS 3: DARK OF THE MOON with HK$84,703,797, in second place is the 3D film HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 with HK$76,785,999, in third place is the 3D film PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES with 45,506,109. With YOU's strong momentum it will definitely break into the year's top three.