Key annual numbers

How are film funds prioritised? Which film made it to the top of the box office? How many cinemas are there in Denmark?

Find the latest key figures on production, distribution and the cinema market in Denmark. You can also find links to current box office numbers and information about previous years (right).

CINEMAS

2014 2015 2016 2017
Cinemas in Denmark  160 161 163 166
Multiplex cinemas (min. 6 screens)  20 21 23 25
Cinema screens   421 433 444 458
Cinema seats (1,000)  58 60 61 63
Average ticket price excl. VAT (EUR) 8.9 9.1 9.2 9.6
Source: Distributors Organisation (FAFID) and Statistics Denmark.

PRODUCTION

2015 2016 2017 2018
Feature films supported for production 23 23 21 22
Short and documentary films supported for production 31 31 22 25
Minor feature films supported for production 8 8 9 10
Minor short and documentary films supported for production 12 6 5 5
The average production budget for a Danish feature film EUR 2.1m EUR 2.9m EUR 3.3m EUR 2.5m
Average DFI-subsidy allocation to a Danish feature film 45% 41% 29% 37%
Source: DFI

BOXOFFICE

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
National feature film releases 25 26 26 26 TBA
National documentary film release 7 9 9 8 TBA
Total admissions in Denmark   12.2m 13.8m 13.0m  12.4m 13.0m
Admissions for Danish films in Denmark   3.3m 4.1m 2.7m  2.5m  3.8m
Tickets sold per capita in Denmark   2.2 2.4 2.3  2.1  2.2
National market share  27% 30% 21%  21% 29%
US market share   59% 50% 62%  61%  58%
European market share   12% 18% 15%  15% 12%
Market share, other  1% 2% 2%  3% 2%
Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding.
Source: Distributors Organisation (FAFID) and Statistics Denmark.

TOP 10 / ALL FILMS 2018

 

TOP 10 / DANISH FILMS 2018

Title Release Tickets 2018 (1000s)   Title Release Tickets 2018 (1000s)
The Purity of Vengeance* (DK) 04-10-2018 765   The Purity of Vengeance* 04-10-2018 765
The Way to Mandalay (DK) 08-03-2018 410   The Way to Mandalay 08-03-2018 409
A Fortunate Man (DK) 30-08-2018 395   A Fortunate Man 30-08-2018 395
The Incredibles 2  (US) 30-08-2018 382   That Time of Year* 08-11-2018 328
Avengers: Infinity War (US) 25-04-2018 364   Checkered Ninja* 25-12-2018 327
Bohemian Rhapsody* (UK) 01-11-2018 356   Father of Four - on the sunny side! 28-06-2018 252
Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (US) 19-07-2018 349   Up and Away 08-02-2018 169
Coco (US) 08-02-2018 346    A Horrible Woman 25-12-2017 155
Checkered Ninja* (DK) 25-12-2018 328   All I Want For Christmas  08-11-2018 151
That Time of Year* (DK) 08-11-2018 328   Den skyldige 14-06-2018 141
* Still in cinemas in 2019
Source: Danish Film Distributors Association (FAFID).