Ukrainian Box Office In 2015

292 movies have been premiered in Ukrainian cinemas during the period from January 1 to December 27 in year 2015. Additionally, the distributors have released 19 selections of shorts and features. There are some figures about distribution of 216 films and four selections.

DistributorNumber of releasesNumber of releases with published reportsTotal box officeTotal attendanceReleases with box office over $1MBiggest box office
B&H Film Distribution4040$30,37M11,82M11Minions ($2M)
Ukrainian Film Distribution4038$12,44M4,67M38 new meeting ($1,63M)

Kinomania

1313$4,61M1,73MMad Max: Fury Road ($807K)

Volga Ukrainia

1515$2,33M996KPaddington ($961K)

Multi Media Distribution

3030$2,05K850KInsurgent ($414K)

Galeon Film

228$1,32M518KTri bogatyrya (Three heroes) ($930K)
Top Film Distribution2424$797K350KBurnt ($124K)

Parakeet Film

129$303K126KLegend ($100K)

Arthouse Traffic

3521$284K103KLove 3D ($45K)

86 Prokat

71$22K11KBrothers. Last confession ($14,5K)
435 Film Distribution22$11K8KSev beni ($8,5K)

Big Hand Films

22$11K6KLost city ($8,2K)

Dovzhenko National Centre

22$2K1KCompilation Ukrainian New Wave 2015
($1.4K)

Available reports indicate that the number of tickets sold in 2015 has raised at 8.8% comparing to the previous year. Presumably, this gain is related to publications about increased amount of releases. (The amount of publications has increased from to 187 to 216). In this case, each of 29 movies is supposed to be watched by at least 59.4 thousand viewers. In the meantime, the average attendance of this year releases is around 14.5 thousand viewers, accordingly to the reports. The materials reveal the fact that more and more Ukrainians began going to the movies (or the fans began to visit the cinema more often).

The total box office increased by 31% in the national currency due to the rise of the ticket cost in UAH. At the same time the dollar box office decreased by 32%.

The share of the twenty most grossing releases in total box office reached up 51.94%. The audience of Top-20 grossing films has bought 49.66% of the tickets amount sold in 2015. The Top-20 include 17 films of the world majors (6 – Universal, 4 – Disney, 3 – Fox, 2 – Sony, 2 – Paramount) and three independent projects.

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