2017, a bumper year for cinema in France

The cinema: an enduringly popular pastime

 

2017, a cinema-going year in France

The cinema: an enduringly popular pastime for the French

209 million admissions in 2017

The 200 million mark has been passed for the 4th year in a row

2017

A blockbuster year for French films

Attendance for French-made films is rising

76.17 million admissions in 2016; +2.6%; 78.19 million admissions in 2017
 

Their market share is also growing

35.8% in 2016; +1.6 pts; 37.4% in 2017

17 French films chalked up over a million admissions in 2017

 

The top-ranking films in 2017 (in millions of admissions)

International films

Despicable Me 3 (5.7m)

Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (5.2m)

Raid dingue (4.6m)
 

French films

Raid dingue (4.6m)

Valérian (4m)

Alibi.com (3.6m)
 

Source: Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC)

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