Bohemian Rhapsody most viewed movie in Malta’s cinemas – NSO

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In 2018, the most popular movies were ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’ and ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’. ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ attracted 8.2 per cent of the total admissions, ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’ attracted 5.8 per cent of the total admissions and ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’ attracting 5.0 per cent each of the total admissions.

In 2018, cinemas in Malta and Gozo projected 450 different film titles and registered a total of 839,931 admissions, the NSO said today.

In 2018, there were eight cinema establishments with a total of 35 screens and a seating capacity of 6,716. Of these eight cinemas, two were located in Gozo.

In total 450 film titles were exhibited in 2018, while the total screenings amounted to 45,011, with an average of 100 screenings per film. Last year, cinemas registered a total of 839,931 admissions. Maltese productions had 17,911 admissions with a total gross box office of € 97,000 in 756 screenings. On the other hand, foreign productions had 822,020 admissions with a total gross box office of € 5.4 million in 44,255 screenings. The majority of cinemagoers, 91.5 per cent, have watched films originating from the United States. On their part, Maltese productions attracted 2.1 per cent of the total number of admissions.

Via NSO / Malta Independent

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