3D ‘Harry Potter’ Re-Release Leads China Box Office With $13.6 Million

“The Spongebob Movie” and “Unhinged” open to less than $1 million in newly-opened Canadian theaters

The weekend international box office was highlighted by a strong weekend for a “Harry Potter” re-release in China and the reopening of movie theaters in Canada in advance of the release of “Tenet” in two weeks.

In China, a 3D re-release of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” led the box office with $13.6 million on 16,000 screens, including $2.1 million on IMAX screens. The 2001 family film accounted for 17% of all weekend grosses and 70% of IMAX’s $3 million global gross.

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Jeremy Fuster

Jeremy Fuster

Box Office Reporter • jeremy.fuster@thewrap.com