Domestic historical drama "1921" led the Chinese box office chart on Friday, pocketing 44.12 million yuan (around 6.8 million U.S. dollars) on its second day of screening, China Movie Data Information Network reported Saturday.
The movie, which intends to provide a panoramic view of the founding of the Communist Party of China on July 1, 1921, generated a daily earning that accounted for over 55 percent of the day's total.
Historical movie "The Pioneer" garnered 14.77 million yuan, ranking second on the daily chart. It revolves around the revolutionary deeds of the Party's pioneer Li Dazhao.
Coming in third was romantic comedy "Man in Love," which earned about 5.48 million yuan on Friday.