Cinema in France

Statistics report on the cinema industry in France

Cinema in France

This report has been compiled to provide statistical information about the cinema industry in France. Topics covered include attendance, cinema revenue, cinema and movie theaters, as well as movies shown in cinemas in France.

Table of contents


  • Basic Statistic Frequentation of cinemas in France 2007-2022
  • Premium Statistic Movie distribution's gross revenue in France 2003-2022, by release type
  • Basic Statistic Revenues of cinema box office in France 2000-2022
  • Premium Statistic Average revenue per entry in movie theaters in France 2013-2022, by type
  • Basic Statistic Box office revenue of arthouse vs mainstream films in France 2010-2022


  • Premium Statistic Number of movies produced in France 2011-2022
  • Premium Statistic Number of documentary movies produced in France 2010-2022
  • Premium Statistic Number of animated films released in France 2006-2022


  • Premium Statistic Gender distribution of moviegoers in France 2012-2022
  • Premium Statistic Impact of Covid pandemic on frequency of cinema visits in France 2022
  • Premium Statistic Breakdown of moviegoers in France 2019-2024, by age group
  • Premium Statistic Distribution of moviegoers in France 2012-2023, by socio-professional category
  • Premium Statistic Distribution of moviegoers in France 2012-2023, by attendance frequency
  • Premium Statistic Distribution of moviegoers in France 2012-2022, by city size

Cinemas and screens

  • Premium Statistic Total number of cinema seats in France 2009-2022
  • Premium Statistic Total active cinema screens in France 2009-2022
  • Premium Statistic Total cinema screen closures in France 2006-2022
  • Premium Statistic Total new cinema screens in France 2006-2022


  • Premium Statistic Most successful films in France 2022, by box office revenue
  • Premium Statistic Number of films distributed to movie theaters in France 2003-2022, by type
  • Basic Statistic Most successful movies in France since 1945
  • Premium Statistic Most successful French movies in France since 1945
  • Basic Statistic Breakdown of movie theater attendance in France 2010-2021, by film origin

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