As of 30 June 2018, China's movie box office reached 32.03 billion yuan (US$4.7 bn), increased by roughly 18% compared with 27.19 billion yuan (US$3.99 bn) in H1 2018, according to the State Film Bureau.
Movie theatre attendance totaled 900 million, up by 15.3% compared with 780 million in H1 2017. Domestic movie box office was 18.95 billion yuan (US$2.78 bn), an 80% increase year-on-year, accounting for 59.2% of the total box office (which was 38.7% in H1 2017).
Domestic movie box office reached 20.2 billion yuan (US$2.97 bn) in Q1 2018, 6 billion yuan (US$87.95 mn) higher than that in Q1 2017. The hot box office declined by nearly 1 billion yuan (US$14.7 mn) year-on-year in Q2 (11.8 billion yuan or US$1.73 bn) 2018.
There are 41 movies each exceeding 100 million yuan (US$14.7 mn) box office, among which 19 were domestic movies and 22 were imported ones.
Meanwhile, the movie box office in North America reached as high as US$6.06 billion (roughly 40.1 billion yuan) in H...
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