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The overall situation of the Hong Kong film market in the first half of 2021

 

In the first half of 2021 (January 1 to June 30, 2021), the total number of films released in the first run in Hong Kong is 130, of which 24 are Hong Kong films and 106 are non-Hong Kong films. Under the pandemic, the theares were ordered to close until February 18, 2021.  However, it was still under capacity restrictions. The theatres lost the Lunar new year holiday which is the most golden period of theatres. The box office of the Chinese and foreign films in the first half of this year -- the total income is only HK$375,988,654, which is compared with the income of HK$293,047,501 in the same period last year (in 2020, theatres also closed down from March 8, 2020 at 6 pm to May 7, 2020, total 41 days), although there was an increase of 28.3% compared with last year, but under normal circumstances, for example, the income in the first half of 2019 reached HK$1,045,864,695, which represented a drop of 2/3, a decrease of about 64%. The following is the revenue of the top ten highest box office Hong Kong films and non-Hong Kong films in the first half of 2021:

 

                                                

Top 10 HK Films

Title

Screening Period

Accmu. BO (HK$)

till 30 Jun

Shock Wave 2

18/02/2021

-

07/05/2021

19,387,097

One Second Champion

11/03/2021

-

Screening

16,771,633

The Way We Keep Dancing

18/02/2021

-

23/05/2021

8,740,681

Dynasty Warriors

29/04/2021

-

09/06/2021

6,472,489

Ready o/r Knot

01/04/2021

-

09/06/2021

5,834,495

Drifting

03/06/2021

-

Screening

5,788,801

Hand Rolled Cigarette

17/06/2021

-

Screening

4,772,100

77 Heartwarmings

14/05/2021

-

Screening

4,294,884

Once Upon A Time In Hong Kong

29/04/2021

-

09/06/2021

4,065,789

The Rescue

25/02/2021

-

16/04/2021

2,036,041

Top 10 Non-HK Films

Title

Screening Period

Accmu. BO (HK$)

till 30 Jun

Godzilla Vs Kong

24/03/2021

-

26/05/2021

35,172,424

Fast & Furious 9

19/05/2021

-

Screening

33,995,449

Soul

18/02/2021

-

Screening

30,764,430

Cruella

27/05/2021

-

Screening

19,085,466

Stand By Me Doraemon 2

01/04/2021

-

Screening

18,755,112

A Quiet Place Part II

10/06/2021

-

Screening

15,613,662

Luca

24/06/2021

-

Screening

9,035,610

Wonder Woman 1984

18/02/2021

-

21/04/2021

8,653,571

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

03/06/2021

-

Screening

7,857,584

Raya and the Last Dragon

13/03/2021

-

Screening

6,774,415

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