Weekly box office revenue of the top 10 movies in China from January 7, 2018 to January 13, 2019 (in million U.S. dollars)

China: weekly box office revenue - January 7 2018 to January 13, 2019 The graph shows weekly revenues of the top 10 movies in China. From January 7th, 2018 to January 13th, 2019, the blockbuster "Bumblebee" had ranked first after ten screening days, earning about 47.1 million U.S. dollars that week.
Cinema industry in China – additional information

With an annual box office revenue of about 2.74 billion U.S. dollars, China overtook Japan in terms of global cinema market size in 2012, second only to the United States with box office revenues of then 10.8 billion U.S. dollars. The proliferation of China’s cinema market coincided with an extensive increase in per capita income. Going to the movies has become a regular part of Chinese leisure activities and consumption, especially among young people.

To cope with the demands of an increasingly wealthy population, the number of cinema screens expanded more than four times from 2007 to 2013. 3D movie screens also enjoyed an explosive growth during this period. As of 2013, more than 18,000 3D movie screens were in operation in China, accounting for one third of the global total.

China’s film industry is under direct supervision of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT). To protect the local movie industry, only a limited number of foreign movies are allowed to screen in China each year. The quota was set at 34 movies in 2013. Despite the restriction on foreign films, Hollywood movies comprised almost half of the ten highest-grossing movies in China as of April 2014. In 2014, foreign movies accounted for about 45 percent of overall ticket sales in China.
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Box office revenue in million U.S. dollars
Bumblebee 47.1
The Big Shot 17.8
Kill Mobile 12.3
White Snake 6.3
Aquaman 4.4
Fate/stay night Heaven's Feel 3.5
The Connection 1.7
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 1.4
Uncle Drew 1
CREED II0.7
Box office revenue in million U.S. dollars
Bumblebee 47.1
The Big Shot 17.8
Kill Mobile 12.3
White Snake 6.3
Aquaman 4.4
Fate/stay night Heaven's Feel 3.5
The Connection 1.7
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 1.4
Uncle Drew 1
CREED II0.7
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The graph shows weekly revenues of the top 10 movies in China. From January 7th, 2018 to January 13th, 2019, the blockbuster "Bumblebee" had ranked first after ten screening days, earning about 47.1 million U.S. dollars that week.
Cinema industry in China – additional information

With an annual box office revenue of about 2.74 billion U.S. dollars, China overtook Japan in terms of global cinema market size in 2012, second only to the United States with box office revenues of then 10.8 billion U.S. dollars. The proliferation of China’s cinema market coincided with an extensive increase in per capita income. Going to the movies has become a regular part of Chinese leisure activities and consumption, especially among young people.

To cope with the demands of an increasingly wealthy population, the number of cinema screens expanded more than four times from 2007 to 2013. 3D movie screens also enjoyed an explosive growth during this period. As of 2013, more than 18,000 3D movie screens were in operation in China, accounting for one third of the global total.

China’s film industry is under direct supervision of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT). To protect the local movie industry, only a limited number of foreign movies are allowed to screen in China each year. The quota was set at 34 movies in 2013. Despite the restriction on foreign films, Hollywood movies comprised almost half of the ten highest-grossing movies in China as of April 2014. In 2014, foreign movies accounted for about 45 percent of overall ticket sales in China.
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January 2019
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China
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January 7, 2019 to January 13, 2019
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Figures are estimates and have been rounded for better presentation.

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