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|CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR|
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|FROM VEGAS TO MACAU 3|
|Stephen Chow's MERMAID tops the chart|
|Aaron Kwok in MONKEY KING 2|
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Hong Kong Box Office yesterday announced the first half of 2016 (from January 1 to June 30) first run film release box office performance. 170 first run films were released, 28 were Hong Kong films and 142 were non Hong Kong films. The total box office was HK$ 1,018,429,820, an increase of 3.4% from HK$ 984,968,474 of the same period last year. The Hong Kong film that topped the chart was the Stephen Chow Sing Chi produced, Mainland actor Deng Chao, Jelly Lin Yun, Kitty Zhang Yuqi and Taiwan star Show Lo (Law Chi Cheung) starred MERMAID (MEI YUN YU) with HK$ 55,236,152. Then the Chow Yun Fat, Jacky Cheung Hok Yau, Nick Cheung Ka Fai and Carina Lau Ka Ling starred FROM VEGAS TO MACAU 3 (DOH SING FUNG WON III) followed with HK$ 24,631,310. In third place was the Aaron Kwok Fu Sing starred THE MONKEY KING 2 (SAI YAU GEI ji SUEN NG HUNG SAM DA BAK GWUT JING) with HK$ 15,643,992.
In addition, Emperor Motion Picture HEAVEN IN THE DARK (UM JIN TIN TONG) was ninth with HK$ 3,213,423.
As for non Hong Kong films, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR made HK$ 112,620,026 on the top. In second was BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE with HK$ 62.28 million. In third was DEADPOOL with over HK$ 58 million.