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«CHEBI: MY FLUFFY FRIEND»: becomes Highest-grossing Local Movie for Russian Box Office

13 January 2023

A local title, “Cheburashka”, has become the highest grossing local movie. Dmitry Dyachenko’s film had nine days of wide distribution to bypass the previous leader, the Russian comedy “Son Of A Rich”, and surpass the largest studio releases, including “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, “The Lion King”, “Avengers: End Game” and others.

The record breaking box office was achieved in record breaking time. The previous leader was “Son Of A Rich”, which in 2019 grossed 3,082,031 billion rubles. It achieved the 3 billion rubles milestone on the 46th day of wide distribution. Same result was achieved by “Cheburashka” in 9 days.