Chinese mythology's most beloved iconoclast has made a triumphant return to the silver screen, smashing box office records and invigorating the country's flagging film industry. After five years in the making, "Ne Zha" has raked in over 1 billion yuan ($145 million) since its release Friday, snatching the crown from "Monkey King: Hero Is Back," which screened four years ago and previously held the title of highest-grossing animated film from China.
· Tyson made a triumphant return to the ring.
smash box office records: 打破票房纪录
smash/break a record: 打破记录
时间+in the making: 花多久完成
· A book that was ten years in the making
· if someone opened a burger bar, they'd really rake it in.
· gross vi. 获得……毛利