A scene from

Detective Chinatown 3

. [Photo/Mtime]

Advance sales for major films set for release during this year’s Spring Festival holiday exceeded 100 million yuan (about $15.5 million) in just two days since the pre-sale was opened Friday, latest statistics showed.

The upcoming Spring Festival holiday, typically one of the busiest movie-going weeks of the year in China, starts from Feb 11.

Seven domestic productions, including

Detective Chinatown 3

, are slated for release on the Spring Festival which falls on Feb. 12.

The newest installment in China’s well-received

Detective Chinatown

film franchise,

Detective Chinatown 3

topped the list of most-anticipated holiday films.

The other films to be screened on the same day include the time travel comedy

Hi, Mom

, the mobile game-turned fantasy film

The Yinyang Master

and

Boonie Bears: The Wild Life

, the latest installment in the domestic animated comedy franchise.