China box office takings first half 2012: Titanic 3D dominates

Below are the box office takings in China for the first half of 2012 as reported by the State Administration of Radio Film and Television (SARFT).

The top grossing film was Titanic 3D which brought in 934 million yuan), while the top earning Chinese film was Painted Skin: The Resurrection 画皮II which sold 216 million yuan’s worth of tickets.


1. Painted Skin: The Resurrection 画皮II
216 million yuan

2. The Great Magician 大魔术师
174 million yuan

3. Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf 喜羊羊与灰太狼之开心闯龙年
165 million yuan

4. Guns N’Roses 黄金大劫案
151 million yuan

5. Love 爱
137 million yuan


1. Titanic 3D 泰坦尼克号
934 million yuan

2. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol 碟中谍4
679 million yuan

3. The Avengers 复仇者联盟
565 million yuan

4. Men In Black 3 黑衣人3 
496 million yuan

5. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 地心历险记2:神秘岛
388 million yuan

SARFT also broke the box office takings by region
Guangdong 1.15 billion yuan
Beijing 738.5 million yuan
Jiangsu 720 million yuan
Shanghai 656 million yuan
Zhejiang 655 million yuan

Links and sources
SARFT: Box office lists and stats for the first half of 2012 (in Chinese)
CMMI: English summaries of domestic film box officeimported film box office.

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