"Ip Man 4," the latest installment in the Chinese martial arts film franchise "Ip Man" based on the life of a legendary Wing Chun master, led the Chinese mainland box office Tuesday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Wednesday.
The film raked in 55.92 million yuan (around 8 million U.S. dollars) on Tuesday, accounting for nearly 42 percent of the daily total.
Set in the 1960s, the new film sees Donnie Yen reprising the title role as the kung fu master who travels to the United States to work with Bruce Lee after the latter decides to open a Wing Chun school.
It was followed by "Sheep Without a Shepherd," a Chinese adaptation of a renowned Indian drama. The film pocketed 37.25 million yuan on its 12th day of screening.
Coming in third was Chinese romance film "Only Cloud Knows," which grossed about 15.55 million yuan on Tuesday.