China's box office sales broke 183 million yuan, that's almost $30 million on the first day of 2015.
It's 71 percent up compared to last year, which marked a new peak.
According to the Chinese film bureau, movie The Taking of Tiger Mountain collected more than $80 million.
The film beat singles-day box office sales, taking just over $14 million.
One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes, which highlights the subculture of the Internet surpassed the movie Who is under Cover in ticket sales.
Meanwhile, the controversial film Gone with the Bullets approached sales of $80 million.
(CRIENGLISH.com January 2, 2015)