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REPORT: CHINA OVERTOOK U.S. BOX OFFICE IN FEBRUARY

March 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Record ticket sales for the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, helped push China’s box office over the U.S.’s in February, according to Chinese and U.S. box office sources. Chinese theaters in February earned 4.05 billion yuan ($647.6 million), slightly higher than the U.S. take of $640 million. Analysts pointed out, however, that February is a particularly tough month for U.S. film distributors, while it represents the most lucrative month for China’s.

ChinaDaily.com: Blockbusters Soar at China Box Office