Best year at the cinema since 2009

BOX OFFICE. Danish cinemas sold 13.8 million tickets in 2015, a 16 % increase from 2014, according to official numbers from Statistics Denmark. Danish films sold 4.1 million tickets, which is an increase of 26 %.

Official numbers from Statistics Denmark has confirmed the conclusion from our overview in January, based on the preliminary results issued by the distributors' organisation FAFID: Danish cinemas sell more tickets.

Specifically, 13.8 million in 2015, which is an increase of 16 % from 2014 and the highest number since 2009.

Danish films are increasingly popular and had a 30 % market share in 2015. In the 90's, the national market share was an average of 18 %. In the 00's, the share had risen to 26 % on average, and since 2010, an average of 28 % sold tickets have been for Danish films.

The most popular Danish film in 2015 was "Klown Forever," selling 512,000 tickets. A total of 35 Danish films, including documentaries, opened in 2015.

See the current admission numbers and find key figures for box office, distribution and production for 2015 on

Dive into the statistics on the activity in Danish cinemas at Statistics Denmark