Event Cinema Box Office

Event Cinema Box reports for the UK and Ireland are kindly supplied by Comscore.

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UK and Ireland

2019 saw unprecedented levels of success for event cinema at the UK & Ireland box office, with total event cinema box office comfortably eclipsing the previous record of £41.3m set in 2018 taking £53.7 million from 130 new titles. Excluding Secret Cinemas these numbers are £45,262,251 and £33,135,689 respectively.

In 2019, event cinema box office:

(including Secret Cinema) increased by an incredible 30 per cent on the previous year; or

(excluding Secret Cinema) increased by an incredible 37 per cent on the previous year.

The proportion of total box office taken by event cinema, expressed as a proportion of the overall figure, increased in 2019 from:

3.0 per cent to 4.0 per cent (inc SC)

2.4 per cent to 3.3 per cent (exc SC)

A recording breaking year for event cinema in UK&I

11 titles exceeded £1m (compared to 4 in 2018 with the biggest title being Andre Rieu 2018 Maastricht concert which took £1.7m)

September took over £7m+ in BO making it the biggest month ever.

National Theatre Live’s Fleabag took £4.3m+ making it the biggest event cinema of all time

.LES MISÉRABLES: THE STAGED CONCERT live stream event in December took £2.3m for the one night only event, making it the highest grossing one-night live event performance of all time




Australia

Australia 2019

Special Events $6,502,693

Sources.  Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia


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