Global media outlets, including key trade publications Variety, Deadline, and Screendaily, have picked up the news of Gower Street's year-end 2021 box office projection.
August posted another pandemic-era high at the International box office and the second biggest month of Global box office since the pandemic began.
The Domestic market will see 2021 box office overtake 2020, at the same stage, this week but recovery progress is regressing in some states.
July recorded the biggest box office results at both the Domestic and International (excluding China) markets since February 2020.
The Domestic market out-performed China, for the first time since China’s July 2020 re-opening, during June.
In May, global cinemas accounted for $1.4 billion in box office. This is the third best global monthly result since March 2020.
Gower Street projects the box office recovery for the Domestic market throughout 2021 with a key stage hit this week.
A year on, Domestic market wins the “most improvement” award as April delivers $1.1 billion in global box office.
The long-awaited re-opening of cinemas in New York City and Los Angeles helped the Domestic market to achieve the highest grossing month in a year.