Jack Neo has done it again – his latest Chinese New Year movie, The King of Musang King, has made over $807,000 in just 4 days. according to mm2 Entertainment.
Shin Min Daily News reported that the movie raked in more than $257,000 on the first day of screening alone, on 21 January.
At the Malaysian box office, the movie made RM2 million (about SGD$616,000), and the movie is now the highest-grossing CNY movie of the year.
Neo spoke to Mothership and said that he is hoping the movie will be shown in more countries so that more “fans of durians” can enjoy the movie.
He added that he is happy that the movie is number one at the box office and that he feels a sense of gratification that movie-goers like it.
He said that it feels like his scriptwriters’ months of hard work and research have paid off.
mm2 said on their Instagram page: “THE KING OF MUSANG KING 《猫山王中王》has emerged FIRST at the Singapore box office over this Chinese New Year weekend! Thank You for the support!”