China still leads the United States at the global box office in 2021

In 2022, Hollywood intends to regain its crown against its Chinese rival.

Thanks to Spider-Man, Hollywood hasn’t totally lost face. In the home stretch of 2021, Spider-Man managed to climb at full speed to the top of the global box office. In just a few days, the Sony studio blockbuster raised nearly $ 1.4 billion in total. A flash of success that propelled it, the only film of the year, to exceed the symbolic billion dollar mark in revenue …

During the Christmas holidays, the superhero brought smiles back to movie theater owners, hard hit by the Covid crisis and competition from streaming platforms. But he will not have allowed Hollywood to regain its crown.

For the second year in a row, China has just been crowned queen of the world box office. According to data from Artisan Gateway, admissions to theaters of the Middle Empire have reached nearly $ 7.4 billion. That is to say more than double the total receipts in the country in 2020, annus horribilis …

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