According to data from the Beacon Professional Edition, as of December 16, the total box office of mainland China movies in 2021 has exceeded 45.1 billion, and it continues to maintain the title of global single market box office champion. The total number of movie viewers is 1.12 billion and the total number of screenings is 118 million.

"Changjin Lake", "Hello, Li Huanying" and "Chinatown Detective 3" ranked among the top ten box office of Chinese film history, and "Changjin Lake" topped the box office champion of Chinese film history with a box office of 5.76 billion.

  Yangtze Evening News/Ziniu News reporter Kong Xiaoping

  Intern Bian Shulei

The main theme has a strong atmosphere, which helped "Changjin Lake" reach the top box office champion

  This year coincides with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, and a number of major themes have come out.

The three directors Chen Kaige, Tsui Hark, and Lin Chaoxian joined forces to launch "Changjin Lake" focusing on the battle of Changjin Lake. Over 100 million viewers walked into the theater to pay tribute to the "loveliest person". The film broke more than 30 box office records , Successfully jumped to the top of the box office chart of Chinese film history.

  The reporter noticed that in addition to these headlines in the main melody blockbuster, there are also two gift films, "1921" and "Revolutionary".

In addition, the newly released "Railway Heroes" truly reproduced the anti-Japanese deeds of the "Lunan Railway Team" with sharp photographic style, passionate action scenes, and delicate and vivid character depictions.

The theme of family affection is the most tear-jerking, and it has become a "sweet pastry" with multiple schedules.

  Due to the impact of the epidemic, the emotional connection between people has become more prominent. This year, films focusing on family and individual emotions have blown out. "My mom", "Dad", and "My sister" have been released one after another. The first "tear gas bomb" is not only explosive, but also has a remarkable box office performance.

The Spring Festival movie "Hello, Li Huanying" is undoubtedly the biggest winner, and became the runner-up at this year's box office by a blockbuster. "Li Huanying" was once synonymous with mothers, and Jia Ling also became the world's highest box office female director.

  In this year's New Year archives, this kind of affectionate movies related to family relationships are splendid. "If there is no me in your world" and "We Who Loved Each Other" have been released one after another.

In upcoming films, "Myths of Love" and "Embracing You Through the Winter" may also perform well.

"Chinese Doctor", "Embracing You Through the Winter"... Anti-epidemic films are released one after another

  After the anti-epidemic theme dramas began to be broadcast one after another, anti-epidemic films have also been released continuously.

The movie "Chinese Doctor", released in July, started from the realism perspective of medical staff, and recorded the magnificent and arduous struggle against the epidemic in a panoramic view, evoking the collective memory of the audience, and finally ended with a box office of 1.328 billion.

The documentary film "Wuhan Day and Night", which also focused on medical staff, contained a large number of real and precious images that cried many audiences.

  The movie "Embrace You Through the Winter", which will be released on December 31, will be starring Huang Bo and Jia Ling, and Zhu Yilong, Xu Fan, etc., will use gentle and meticulous brushstrokes to outline the interaction between ordinary people during the 76-day period of Wuhan’s closure. Supporting and guarding each other in the world.

Animated movies have new colors, and imported movies are not "smart" anymore

  After the domestic animation film market experienced the explosion of "Nezha: The Devil Child Comes into the World", there have been batches of "My life is up to me" pie films. Although the animation is well-made, the plot cannot withstand repetitions. Chewing, and mostly limited to adaptations from "Myth IP", among which "New God List: Nezha Rebirth" and "White Snake 2: Green Snake Tribulation" failed to break the circle.

Take "White Snake 2" as an example. The previous work "White Snake: Origin" was a dark horse in 2019, with a box office of 468 million yuan.

"White Snake 2: The Green Snake" has made a great modern interpretation, but the audience still doesn't buy it.

The realistic folk comedy movie "Lion Boy" for the Lunar New Year is about to bring a touch of color to the tired audience.

  The imported films that have ignited the enthusiasm in previous years are not so "smart" this year. This year there is no blockbuster film like the 2019 "Avengers 4."

The box office of the big IP "007" was cold, and this edition of 007's final work "007: No Time to Die" only received 413 million yuan in box office.

In addition, Disney’s "Jungle Voyage", Hollywood sci-fi movie "Special Forces: The Origin of Snake Eye", and animated film "Music Adventure of the Honey Bear" all have a box office of less than 10 million.