Gallery: China Breaks Holiday Box Office Record
Feb. 18, 2021
The time-travel comedy “Hi, Mom” raked in more than 2.7 billion yuan ($418 million) as of Wednesday, the last day of the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday, ranking second at the box office, according to data from the China Film Administration.
Moviegoers watch the highest-grossing film of the holiday — “Detective Chinatown 3” in Beijing on the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday. Photo: Tian Yuhao/China News Service
Moviegoers look for their screening room at a cinema in Zhengzhou, Central China’s Henan province. China’s box office took in more than 7.5 billion yuan during the holiday, breaking 2019’s record of 5.85 billion yuan. Photo: IC Photo
Filmgoers have their tickets checked Monday at a cinema in Dongguan, South China’s Guangdong province.
Filmgoers in front of a cinema counter check the showtimes for films released during the holiday.
A customer shows his QR code to prove he’s in good health at a cinema in Zhengzhou. Photo: IC Photo
Customers wait for movies to begin Friday in Shenyang, Northeast China’s Liaoning province.