China News Service, Beijing, March 1 (Reporter Gao Kai) According to the data of Maoyan Professional Edition, in February 2021, the total box office of movies in Mainland China reached 12.267 billion yuan (RMB, the same below), setting a new monthly box office record for the Chinese movie market , Refreshing the single-month box office record in the global single market.
According to the data, in the past February, the single-month box office performance here has increased by 1.1 billion yuan from the highest single-month box office record of 11.1 billion yuan set in February 2019 in the Mainland, and it has created a new global single-month record high, which is the highest single-month in North America. The record is about 500 million US dollars higher.
In February, the cumulative number of movie viewers reached 266 million, which was the same as the same period in 2018.
The top three at the box office of the month were "Hello, Li Huanying", "Detective Chinatown 3" and "Assassinated Novelist".
Among them, "Hello, Li Huanying", which is full of stamina during the Spring Festival, has accumulated a total box office of 4.8 billion yuan, ranking only after "Wolf Warrior 2" with a box office of 5.694 billion yuan and "Nezha: The Devil Boy Comes to the World" with a box office of 5.059 billion yuan. , Ranked third in the box office list of Chinese film history.
According to the current trend, the Maoyan Professional Edition has raised the final box office forecast of "Hello, Li Huanying", predicting that the total box office will exceed 5.3 billion yuan.
The surging performance of the box office in February was mainly due to the Spring Festival file in the Year of the Ox. The strongest Spring Festival file in history made a series of related records with a box office of 7.8 billion yuan.
In 2021, the box office of the Chinese film market will break 10 billion yuan, 230 days earlier than 2020.
As of now, the total box office of mainland Chinese movies in 2021 has exceeded 15.5 billion yuan, and domestic films have become the absolute main force supporting this box office performance.
There are opinions in the industry that this "good start" will help the further recovery and prosperity of the film market here. If domestic films can maintain a high-quality supply, the total box office of this year's film market may be expected to return to 60 billion yuan.