|Chow Yun Fat's FROM VEGAS TO MACAU 3 is the top film at the Hong Kong box office|
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The Wong Jing directed Lunar New Year film FROM VEGAS TO MACAU 3 (DOH SING FUNG WON III) opened in Hong Kong. Despite all the controversy a strong cast with Chow Yun Fat, Nick Cheung Ka Fai, Jacky Cheung Hok Yau and comedy the film was perfect for the Lunar New Year. On the 29th FROM 3 successfully defeated many films like THE GOOD DINOSAUR and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS THE ROAD CHIP. Its single day take of HK$ 2.7 million brought it to the top of the Hong Kong box office.
On the Lunar New Year's Day yesterday FROM 3 continued to thrive. The film in the Mainland easily passed 100 million with a single day take of 150 million.
As for other films, Stephen Chow Sing Chi's MERMAID (MEI YUN YU) made 230 million while THE MONKEY KING 2 (SAI YAU GEI ji SUEN NG HUNG SAM DA BAK GWUT JING) made 140 million RMB on a single day in the Mainland.