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CHINA DRIVES WORLDWIDE BOX OFFICE TO RECORD LEVEL IN 2011

March 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With a 35-percent growth spurt in 2011, China helped push the worldwide box office up 3 percent last year to $32.6 billion, despite a 4-percent decline domestically, the MPAA said today (Thursday). According to its annual theatrical statistics report, the overseas box office climbed to $22.4 billion, up 6 percent from 2011, while the domestic […]

ADMISSIONS DOWN IN U.S., UP ALMOST EVERYWHERE ELSE

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While the number of movie tickets sold domestically tumbled 7 percent in 2010, they smashed records in other countries, published reports indicated on Wednesday. In France admissions totaled 206.5 million, the highest since 1967. Total box office receipts came to $1.7 billion. China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television reported that the nation’s theaters […]