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6.4 UK films in Latin America UK films earned between 12% and 15% of the box office in the Latin American territories for which data are available (Table 6.9). UK/US studio-backed titles Fast & Furious 6, Thor: The Dark World and World War Z were the top earners in these territories. The top performing independent UK titles were Quartet, Red 2, Rush and Saving Santa. Table 6.9 UK market share in selected Latin American countries, 2013 Territory 68 – BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014 Box office for UK films (US$ million) UK share (%) UK studio-backed films share* (%) UK independent films share (%) Top UK independent film Argentina 56.9 13.2 12.7 0.5 Quartet Brazil 114.1 12.1 11.4 0.7 Red 2 Chile 17.2 14.4 14.3 0.1 Red 2 Colombia 24.9 14.1 13.6 0.6 Red 2 Mexico 137.3 14.7 14.1 0.7 Rush Venezuela 53.0 13.1 12.0 1.1 Saving Santa Source: Rentrak, BFI RSU analysis * ‘Studio-backed’ means backed by one of the major US film studios. 6.5 UK films in Asia Gravity was the highest grossing UK film in Japan in 2013 and the second highest in both China and South Korea. Fast & Furious 6 was the top earning UK title in China, while World War Z was the top earner in South Korea. For all three territories the highest grossing UK independent film was Red 2 (Table 6.10). Table 6.10 UK market share in China, Japan and South Korea, 2013 Territory Box office for UK films (US$ million) UK share (%) UK studio-backed films share* (%) UK independent films share (%) Top UK independent film China 266.0 8.1 7.8 0.4 Red 2 Japan 115.7 5.7 4.9 0.8 Red 2 South Korea 143.4 11.0 9.2 1.8 Red 2 Source: Rentrak, BFI RSU analysis * ‘Studio-backed’ means backed by one of the major US film studios.


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