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4DX Grossed Over $290 Million at Worldwide Box Office and 24 Million in Attendance

4DX Set Record Breaking 2018

4DX Grossed Over $290 Million at Worldwide Box Office 
 and 24 Million in Attendance



LOS ANGELES, CA (January, 2019) - CJ 4DPLEX (www.cj4dx.com), the world's leading cinema technology company, announced that it closed out a successful 2018 with a record-breaking box office attendance for its immersive cinema technology, 4DX, grossing more than $290 million in the worldwide box office and bringing in over 24 million attendees for the year.

 For 4DX, 2018 was its best yearly performance to date. Attendance and box office increased 26% in comparison to last year's record of 19 million movie-goers and $230 million at the box office. Additionally, more new 4DX locations opened in 2018 than any other year in history, with 139 new 4DX sites opening in 30 countries.

4DX's success this year can be tied to 10 Hollywood blockbusters titles which grossed $162 million combined and accounted for about 56 percent of the 4DX global box office in 2018.



The top 4DX films of the year are as follow

● Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom  
● Avengers: Infinity War 
 Black Panther 
● Ready Player One 
● Fantastic Beats: The Crimes of Grindelwald 
● The Meg 
● Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 
● Venom 
● Mission Impossible: Fallout 
● Aquaman 


Local titles from Japan, China, France, and Korea also recorded huge success, attracting more than 2.4 million moviegoers in local markets and contributed to the strong box office success this year. 
 

 The top seven 4DX markets, China, Japan, US, Korea, Mexico, France, and UK together brought in over 15.7 million movie goers, which account for over 65 percent of total attendees of 2018. The markets hit the breaking-record in attendance surpassing the last year??s record in each country respectively. From 2017 to 2018 the box office increased 16 percent in the U.S. and 45 percent in Korea. In the UK, the box office grew 51 percent in comparison with last year. In France, the yearly 4DX attendance has passed 1 million for only one and a half year since its debut in 2017. The box office gross in France dramatically increased over 7-fold, up from $3.3 million to $23.5 million. 

"We are thrilled to report that this year, 4DX set a new box office record of $290 million for 2018. We have had great success both expanding our theaters worldwide and partnering with major Hollywood titles. We look forward to continuing to create a next-generation cinema trend that gives the movie fans around the world an exciting reason to go to 4DX theatres," said JongRyul Kim, CEO of CJ 4DPLEX.