Top grossing films of 2018

Source: China Daily (7/10/18)
Top 10 highest-grossing 2018 films in the Chinese market
By Zhang Xingjian |

The Chinese film industry has gained momentum in the first half of 2018.

According to the State Administration of Radio and Television, as of June 30 the 2018 box office for Chinese movies reached at 32.03 billion yuan ($4.84 billion), a year-on-year increase of 17.82 percent; the total number of people watching movies was 901 million, an increase of 15.34 percent.

More specifically, the domestic film box office was 18.965 billion yuan, an increase of 80.10 percent that accounted for 59.21 percent of total box office share.

Of the top 10, three were six domestically produced films, and the remaining four were imports.

Check out the current top 10 highest-grossing movies below.

A poster of the film Forever Young [Photo/Mtime]

No. 10 Forever Young
Box office: 747 million yuan
Release date: Jan 12, 2018
Genre: Drama and romance
Cast: Zhang Ziyi, Chen Chang, Huang Xiaoming

A poster of the film How Long Will I Love U [Photo/Mtime]

No. 9 How Long Will I Love U
Box office: 891 million yuan
Release date: May 18, 2018
Genre: Drama and romance
Cast: Tong Liya, Lei Jiayin

A poster of the film Rampage [Photo/Mtime]

No. 8 Rampage
Box office: 995 million yuan
Release date: April 13, 2018
Genre: Adventure and action
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris

A poster of the film Us and Them [Photo/Mtime]

No. 7 Us and Them
Box office: 1.35 billion yuan
Release date: April 28, 2018
Genre: Drama and romance
Cast: Zhou Dongyu, Jing Boran

A poster of the film Ready Player One [Photo/Mtime]

No. 6 Ready Player One
Box office: 1.39 billion yuan
Release date: March 30, 2018
Genre: Action and adventure
Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke

A poster of the film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom [Photo/Mtime]

No. 5 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Box office: 1.62 billion yuan
Release date: June 15, 2018
Genre: Action and adventure
Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard

A poster of the film Monster Hunt 2 [Photo/Mtime]

No. 4 Monster Hunt 2
Box office: 2.22 billion yuan
Release date: Feb 16, 2018
Genre: Comedy and fantasy
Cast: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Bai baihe, Jing Boran

A poster of the film Avengers: Infinity War [Photo/Mtime]

No. 3 Avengers: Infinity War
Box office: 2.37 billion yuan
Release date: May 11, 2018
Genre: Action and adventure
Cast: Robert Downey Jr.,Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans

A poster of the film Detective Chinatown Vol 2 [Photo/Mtime]

No. 2 Detective Chinatown Vol 2
Box office: 3.37 billion yuan
Release date: Feb 16, 2018
Genre: Comedy, crime and detective
Cast: Liu Haoran and Wang Baoqiang

A poster of the film Operation Red Sea [Photo/Mtime]

No. 1 Operation Red Sea
Box office: 3.62 billion yuan
Release date: Feb 16, 2018
Genre: War and action
Cast: Zhang Yi, Huang Jingyu, Hai Qing

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