China’s annual box office hits 15 billion yuan

China’s total box office receipts this year reached 15 billion yuan (US$2.22 billion), largely generated by films released during the Spring Festival holiday week ending on June 6. february.

BEIJING, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – May 20, 2022): Total Chinese box office receipts this year reached 15 billion yuan (US$2.22 billion), largely generated by films released during the Spring Festival holiday week which ends in February. 6.

Topping the annual revenue chart, “The Battle of Changjin Lake II” with 4.06 billion yuan, according to data from film data platforms.

“The Battle of Changjin Lake II” is a sequel to the 2021 film “The Battle of Changjin Lake,” the highest-grossing title of all time in China, which grossed 5.77 billion yuan.

Set during the War to Resist American Aggression and Help Korea (1950-1953), “The Battle of Changjin Lake” tells the story of Chinese people’s volunteers fighting bravely in freezing weather as part of a campaign vital to Changjin Lake, also known as Chosin. Tank.

Comedy “Too Cool To Kill” came second with 2.62 billion yuan. “Nice View”, also a national feature film, ranked third with 1.38 billion yuan, immediately followed by the animated film “Boonie Bears: Back to Earth” which collected 971 million yuan.

The first four winners were all released on February 1, the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year’s Day.

It took 139 days for the annual box office total to reach the milestone of 15 billion yuan, much slower than last year due to COVID-19.

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