‘The Shape Of Water’ Has Fairy Tale $10M+ China Opening; Crosses $100M Overseas

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Guillermo del Toro’s Best Picture Oscar winner, The Shape Of Water, got off to a fairy tale start in China this weekend, grossing $10.35M (RMB 65.7M) on 17,000 screens. The score tops all comps including Fox Searchlight stablemate Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri which bowed to $2.4M (RMB 15.2M) a few weeks back. It also helps push the awards-season darling across the $100M mark at the international box office. Few recent Best Picture winners have even been…