KING OF MAHJONG is the top Chinese movie
at the Malaysia box office last weekend!
Singapore-Malaysia co-production KING OF MAHJONG has emerged impressively as the top Chinese movie at the Malaysia Box Office last weekend (5 – 8 March 2015), collecting a strong RM1 million over the 4-day period.
KING OF MAHJONG opened in Malaysia on 26 February and has now collected a whopping 3.9 million Ringgit after 11 days of release. Most importantly, it has beaten 10 other Chinese movies currently on release to become the top Chinese movie choice of cinema-goers during the 4-day weekend in Malaysia. It has also done well in Singapore, collecting close to S$800,000 after 18 days of release.
KING OF MAHJONG is set to become director Adrian Teh’s highest grossing movie in Malaysia, beating his previous mark of RM4.3 million set by THE WEDDING DIARY 2. It may also possibly catch lead actor Mark Lee’s record box office in Malaysia of RM4.6 million , set in 2008 by MONEY NO ENOUGH 2
A family comedy set in modern times, KING OF MAHJONG illustrates how friendship among kampong kakis ("buddies") and love between family members underscore all ambitions and desire for power. Movie viewers can expect the boisterous characters to generate loads of witty, well-timed, jokes and look forward to lots of lively repartee.
KING OF MAHJONG the first Singapore-Malaysia mahjong-themed movie set in modern times. It is proudly presented by Zingshot Productions and Clover Films, in association with Hong Kong’s REX Film, and is produced by Clover Films and Asia Tropical Films with supporting partner K-Kopter. Main Sponsor – Resorts World Sentosa; Venue Supporter – JCube; Official TV Channel – MediaCorp Channel 8; Official Pay TV Channel – VV Drama; Official Movie Channel – STAR Chinese Movies; Official Radio Station – LOVE 97.2; In association with Singapore Film Commission.
The movie is co-distributed by Clover Films Distributions & Cathay-Keris Films in Singapore; and co-distributed by Clover Films Distributions & GSC Movies in Malaysia.
新加坡，3月9日- 新馬聯合製作的賀歲片《麻雀王》在馬國票房報捷，上週末（3月5日至8日） ，在短短的四天內收集高達100萬令吉，奪得上週末馬來西亞華語電影票房冠軍！
《麻雀王》2月26日在馬來西亞上映至今， 11天內已突破390萬令吉！最重要的是，《麻雀王》也擊敗其他10部正在大馬放映的華語電影，在這4天的周末也成為觀眾首選電影。值得一提的是，《麻雀王》在新加坡票房也不俗， 在18天內收集臨近80萬新幣的電影票房！
《麻雀王》是由Zingshot Productions出品， Rex Film 聯合出品，CLOVER FILMS製作, Asia Tropical Films 協力製作，主要贊助：聖陶沙名勝世界， 場地支持：JCube， 指定宣傳電視：8頻道， 指定付費電視：娛家戲劇台， 指定宣傳電台: Love 97.2FM，鼎力參與：Singapore Film Commission .
《麻雀王》是由Clover Films Distributions 及Cathay-Keris Films在新加坡聯合發行；馬來西亞方面是由Clover Films Distributions和GSC Movies 聯合發行。
Watch the trailer! ;)
I think its one of the Best Mahjong movie that has a very local feel of our Singaporean style of playing mah-jong! Thumbs up! ;)