Boonie Bears: Guardian Code, a feature spun off from a Chinese animated cartoon series, took 134 million yuan at the box office. Photo: Handout
Boonie Bears: Guardian Code, a feature spun off from a Chinese animated cartoon series, took 134 million yuan at the box office. Photo: Handout

China’s Lunar New Year ticket sales led by local films, but festive box office is down

  • Despite being the first major holiday since the country lifted strict virus curbs, revenues this year are lower than at same time in 2021 and 2022
  • The Wandering Earth 2, Full River Red, Hidden Blade and Boonie Bears: Guardian Code drew audiences for what is now a significant film revenue period

Boonie Bears: Guardian Code, a feature spun off from a Chinese animated cartoon series, took 134 million yuan at the box office. Photo: Handout
Boonie Bears: Guardian Code, a feature spun off from a Chinese animated cartoon series, took 134 million yuan at the box office. Photo: Handout
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