Chinese Box Office Reaches 1.89 bln USD

2011/12/16 11:41:00 (Beijing Time)   Source:Xinhua    By:

The film industry has continued to surge in China and box office earnings so far this year have totaled over 12 billion yuan (around 1.89 billion U.S dollars), the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television said on December 15.

Addressing a film function held to mark the new year celebration, Cai Fuchao, head of the administration, said China recorded a daily average increase of eight new film screens this year, and the number of screens nationwide has already exceeded 9,000.

China produced over 500 films this year, Cai said. Chinese releases totaled 526 last year, up 15 percent from 456 in 2009.

The Chinese box office took in 10.17 billion yuan in 2010, up 63.9 percent from the previous year.

Movie Gross Admissions
Sheep Without A Sh...
Spycies US$0.00(M) 884
The Wandering Earth US$0.00(M) 974
IP Man 4:The Finale US$0.00(M) 673
Wolf Warriors 2 US$0.00(M) 799
Capernaum US$0.00(M) 869
Goodbye Mr. Loser US$0.00(M) 468
American Dreams in... US$0.00(M) 492
Liberation US$0.00(M) 300
Better Days US$0.00(M) 582