Chinese Box Office Brings in $8.2B from Jan-Nov
By Mei Manuel, December 06, 2018 00:12 AM
On Tuesday, the Chinese State Film Administration reported that the Chinese box office has recorded a 56.3 billion yuan or $8.2 billion revenue for the first 11 months of 2018, a 10.87% year-on-year record.
At least 64% of the revenue came from 39 domestic films, up by 36.26% as compared to last year's record.
The remaining came from foreign films.
As of the last half of November, at least 59,000 cinemas are active and showing films.
Some of the most notable Chinese films that were released this year are "Operation Red Sea", "Detective Chinatown 2" and "Dying to Survive." These three in particular have grossed over 3 billion at the box office.
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