The new Malaysian animated feature film, Ejen Ali The Movie has collected RM6.4 million at the box office, after only three days of being screened in 162 cinemas across Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. The highly-anticipated movie’s storyline has led to its success in ticket sales, in addition to its release during the current school holiday season, beating Walt Disney Animation’s ‘Frozen 2’.
Ejen Ali, the best local product with international standards
Primeworks Studios CEO, Datuk Ahmad Izham Omar said there are various factors that motivated them to develop the best product as a show of support to their viewers and fans who make a point to watch local productions, especially animation works of international standards. Many viewers from diverse groups rated the movie as five stars.
Produced by Primeworks Studios and Wau Animation
The movie, produced by Primeworks Studios and Wau Animation, centres on the adventures of a group of young spies working for the Meta Advance Tactical Agency (MATA) who are tasked with protecting the futuristic city of Cyberaya from any hostile threats.
The movie gets 9.6 rating on IMDb
On twitter, a netizen mentions that Ejen Ali The Movie is currently receiving a solid review from the world’s most popular source of reviews for movies, IMDb. We tried to search for Frozen 2 and the rating is 7.3/10. This is not the first time that Malaysia has produced quality work in the animation. We definitely has some good talents and creativity with international standard!
Below is the tweet from a netizen saying that he couldn’t believe Ejen Ali scored a solid 9.5 on IMDb. We can’t believe it too!
Another tweet from Filem Kita, showed Ejen Ali The Movie is leading the chart since 28 Nov-1 Dec with over RM6 million collected since the release date.