How South Korea’s box office is coming back from the dead

Zombie thriller #Alive has raised hopes that the local box office is turning a corner in the pandemic.


UK film release schedule takes shape for July and August

Only three new titles will be playing on the opening weekend.

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‘How Be A Good Wife’ tops French box office as theatres reopen

Memento-distributed title is among 10 films put into cinemas for June 22 reopening.

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‘Little Women’ crosses $100m at international box office

Period drama has ranked number one in Denmark for three weekends.

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‘The Trip To Greece’ tops New Zealand box office as cinemas return to full capacity

However the total box office for the week was just 17% of the comparable week last year.


Virus crisis plunges UK cinema admissions to record low

Box office was performing strongly in Q1 2020 before nationwide cinema closures.

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China box office expected to decrease more than $4.2bn due to coronavirus

Speculation mounts that cinemas may reopen in June after the Chinese government’s “Two Meetings” take place in late May.

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Charades seals fresh deals on ‘Swallow’ as title gets VoD boost in the US (exclusive)

Indie title topped the US box office chart in April thanks to drive-in cinema screening.

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French box office plummeted 68.3% year-on-year in March

French cinemas have been shut since March 14 due to Covid-19 pandemic.

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Global box office facing estimated $10bn loss due to coronavirus

Worldwide figures for the first three months of 2020 are already $4.7bn down on the Q1 average for the past three years.

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Why China’s cinemas have closed again after partially reopening

Audiences do not seem to want to take any risks to watch older films.

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UK box office stalls as cinemas close amid pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has led to all cinemas across the UK being closed.

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Around 500 Chinese cinemas reopen as coronavirus cases decline

’Wolf Warrior 2’, ’The Wandering Earth’ and ‘Capernaum’ are among the titles being screened to lure audiences back to cinemas.


UK box office struck down by coronavirus effect

Pixar animation ‘Onward’ led a tough week at the UK box office.


Coronavirus drives North American box office to lowest weekend in 20 years

Venues go dark in New York as public heath measures kick in.