May delivered the second best Domestic and International box office results of the pandemic-era, though China continued to fall behind.
Gower Street global box office recovery data featured heavily in a new article in Variety this week.
The Domestic market has reclaimed its position at the #1 global box office market from China.
April delivered $1.8 billion in Global box office as a diverse slate of popular titles drove audience return worldwide.
March 2022 achieves best March of the pandemic with $1.8 billion. The total global box office for Q1 2022 is estimated at $6.6 billion.
Against the odds February recorded an impressive global box office of $2.88 billion – approximately 27% ahead of February 2021.
Despite a lack of new releases, global cinemas accounted for a remarkable box office of $1.9 billion in January, up +94% year-on-year.
How has the recovery developed in 2021 in individual markets? Are there differences in the level, sustainability and timing of progress?
Two years on from the first global market closing cinemas due to the COVID-19 outbreak, how well has global business recovered?