Endgame and Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, featuring Dwayne Johnson (left) and Jason Statham, appeared on China’s top 10 list for 2019. Photo: Handout

Avengers can’t save China’s box office revenues hit by weak Hollywood blockbusters, tighter regulations

  • Box office revenues of 64.2 billion yuan (US$9.2 billion) in 2019 were up 5.4 per cent from a year earlier, but growth slowed for a second consecutive year
  • Revenues from overseas produced films rose just 0.1 per cent last year, while a crackdown on tax evasion led to decreased investment in the film industry
Topic |   China economy

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Endgame and Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, featuring Dwayne Johnson (left) and Jason Statham, appeared on China’s top 10 list for 2019. Photo: Handout
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Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng joined the Post in 2015 after spending a year and a half working for US media, including National Public Radio and Foreign Policy Magazine. He has been covering China's macroeconomic policies and financial regulations since 2016.