China’s domestic box office hit all-time high consecutively in 2013. The film market of China raked in more than 21.6 billion yuan (more than 3 billion U.S. dollars) in box-office revenue in 2013, an impressive jump of 26.8% compared to the 2012 figure. Domestic films retook the lead at the box office in 2013, accounting for roughly 58% of the total box-office figure. In 2013, 60 films passed the 100 million mark at the box office, including 32 domestic films and 28 imported features.
Top 10 Chinese Films of 2013 at the Box Office (in Chinese yuan):
1. Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (西游降魔篇；d. Stephen Chow & Derek Kok); box: 1.246 billion yuan;
2. So Young (致我们终将逝去的青春；d. ZHAO Wei); box: 0.719 billion yuan;
3. Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon (狄仁杰之神都龙王；d. Tsui Hark); box: 0.6 billion yuan;
4. Personal Tailor (私人订制；d. FENG Xiaogang); box: 0.582 billion yuan (still playing);
5. American Dreams in China (中国合伙人；d. Peter Chan); box: 0.539 billion yuan;
6. Finding Mr. Right (北京遇上西雅图；d. XUE Xiaolu); box: 0.52 billion yuan;
7. Tiny Times (小时代；d. GUO Jingming); box: 0.488 billion yuan;
8. Police Story 2013 (警察故事2013；d. DING Sheng); box: 0.34 billion yuan;
9. Firestorm (风暴；d. Alan Yuen); box: 0.306 billion yuan;
10. Switch (天机：富春山居图；d. Jay Sun); box: 0.3 billion yuan.
Top 10 Imported Films of 2013 at the Box Office (in Chinese yuan):
1. Iron Man III (d. Shane Black); box: 0.755 billion yuan;
2. Pacific Rim (d. Guillermo del Toro Gómez); box: 0.694 billion yuan;
3. Gravity (d. Alfonso Cuarón); box: 0.435 billion yuan;
4. Fast & Furious 6 (d. Justin Lin); box: 0.413 billion yuan;
5. The Croods (d. Kirk DeMicco & Chris Sanders); box: 0.395 billion yuan;
6. Man of Steel (d. Zack Snyder); box: 0.395 billion yuan;
7. Skyfall (d. Sam Mendes); box: 0.376 billion yuan;
8. Star Trek Into Darkness (d. J. J. Abrams); box: 0.354 billion yuan;
9. Jurassic Park 3D (d. Steven Spielberg); box: 0.349 billion yuan;
10. Thor: The Dark World (d. Alan Taylor); box: 0.342 billion yuan.