China’s 2021 box office numbers reach US$3 billion in a few months, significantly more than the US
China’s total box office numbers for 2021 topped US$3 billion on the weekend as the industry continues its recovery from a coronavirus pandemic that placed immense pressure on the Chinese film industry.
The box office numbers are nearly equal to the US$3.06 billion raked in during 2020, but it still has a ways to go if it hopes to catch the record US$9.1 billion made in 2019, before the pandemic.
The US$3 billion number is well passed the US total for 2020 of US$2.1 billion. So far this year, the US has made just US$355 million, according to BoxOfficeMojo.
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