Zhang Xiaofei (left) and Shen Teng in a still from Hi, Mom which is the most popular movie in China this year. Photo: Handout
Zhang Xiaofei (left) and Shen Teng in a still from Hi, Mom which is the most popular movie in China this year. Photo: Handout

China’s 2021 box office numbers reach US$3 billion in a few months, significantly more than the US made for all of 2020

  • The success is welcome news for a Chinese cinema industry that barely survived the coronavirus pandemic
  • However, the industry has a long way to go before it reaches the US$9.1 billion it made in 2019

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Zhang Xiaofei (left) and Shen Teng in a still from Hi, Mom which is the most popular movie in China this year. Photo: Handout
Zhang Xiaofei (left) and Shen Teng in a still from Hi, Mom which is the most popular movie in China this year. Photo: Handout
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