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Leading film markets worldwide 2007-2018, by number of films produced

The statistic provides data on leading film markets worldwide from 2007 to 2018, ranked by the number of films produced. China was the second largest market in 2018, with 1,082 movies produced that year. The number of films produced in China and South Korea has increased dramatically in recent years, with China producing over one thousand movies in 2018 compared to 526 in 2010. Similarly, South Korea produced 152 feature films in that year and 454 in 2018.

Leading film markets worldwide from 2007 to 2018, by number of films produced

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Release date

May 2019



Survey time period

2007 to 2017

Special properties

feature films / data includes minority co-productions

Supplementary notes

Figures for India contain only films certified.
Figures for the United States do not include feature films with budgets under one million USD, documentaries or student films.
Figures for China do not include films produced outside the SAPPRFT's system of script and final print approval.
Figures for Japan and Germany represent only feature films released.
Figures for UK show an apparent decline of film productions in 2018 due to a time lag in identifying film productions with budgets below GBP 500 000. Includes inward feature co-productions but not inward features involving only VFX work in the UK.
Missing figures were not provided by the source. Figures other than for the period form 2014 to 2018 come from previous reports.

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