January 02 04:06
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- China Box Office Hits Record 56 Billion Yuan in 2017
Chinese movie theaters smashed the country's box office record in 2017, taking in 55.9 billion yuan ($8.6 billion) in ticket sales, according to government data.
Growth in ticket sales accelerated to 13% in 2017 from only 4% in 2016, according to the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, China’s media regulator.
The box office champion was nationalistic action flick “Wolf Warrior 2,” which made 5.7 billion yuan, followed by “The Fate of the Furious,” which took in 3 billion yuan.