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Hollywood made a strong comeback in the United States this year, but many of the much-anticipated 2021 films still fell short at the overseas box office – partly due to the Covid-19 shutdown, and partly due to regulatory challenges around the world. biggest movie box office, China.

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The 2021 domestic US box office was projected to generate approximately $4.4 billion in revenue, double the $2.2 billion made in 2020, but lower than 2019’s $11.4 billion. Diversity,

highest grossing film of 2021 Spider-Man: No Way Home, which has earned over $1.1 billion according to the box office revenue tracker, box office mojo, then two chinese movies, Battle on Changjin Lake And hi mommy, which grossed $922 million and $822 million respectively, were both driven by Chinese audiences who made up nearly 100% of the films’ box office revenue.

Two other English-language films made the top five: F9: The Fast Saga And no time to die, which both opened in more than 57 markets worldwide, including China, and attributed more than 75% of its revenue to foreign box office.

Three of the top five US domestic grossing films – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Venom: Let There Be Carnage And Kali Mai – Foreigners failed to capture more than 60% of box office revenue, partly due to the fact that they did not premiere at the Chinese box office, one of the most profitable markets for films.

political tension The conflict between the US and China reportedly played a major role in the closure of American films from the Chinese film market, but controversial comments regarding Chinese culture. poison main actor Tom Hardy and the Chinese backlash against the alleged streaks In shang chi The films reportedly left the country without a premiere date.

China hasn’t set up yet premiere date Top film of the year spider man no way home, and the reason behind the decision is unclear.

top home movies like Kali Mai And shang chi As in some countries, releases in less than 50 markets around the world were also disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. tightened Sanctions Delta amid a summer spurt in coronavirus cases.

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