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Box office / Norway

Norwegian and Swedish cinemas have a good 2018

Norwegian and Swedish cinemas have a good 2018

Last year brought a 7% increase in admissions in Norway and a significant growth in the domestic market share in Sweden  

16/01 | Box office | Norway/Sweden

Norway’s box office sees a decline in 2017

Norway’s box office sees a decline in 2017

The good omens of 2016 weren’t enough for local films to maintain their market share, as the lack of a substantial blockbuster reduced audiences’ interest  

16/01/2018 | Box office | Norway

2017 – so far – the best year for Norwegian cinemas since 1983

2017 – so far – the best year for Norwegian cinemas since 1983

The downside is that only one local feature premiered last year qualified for the top ten, which was dominated by US products  

10/07/2017 | Box office | Norway

72% of Norwegians go to the cinema – as against 58% in 1991

72% of Norwegians go to the cinema – as against 58% in 1991

According to Statistics Norway’s new cultural barometer, film is the most popular cultural offering for people aged between 9 and 79  

06/06/2017 | Box office | Norway

Norwegian cinemas increasingly crowded – for international movies

Norwegian cinemas increasingly crowded – for international movies

Norway has witnessed the best Easter statistics for ten years, but only 6.4% of audiences bought tickets for Norwegian films – and 16- to 24-year-olds especially eschewed local titles  

19/04/2017 | Box office | Norway

Norwegian cinema admissions up 8.9% in 2016 – the best result in Europe

Norwegian cinema admissions up 8.9% in 2016 – the best result in Europe

For the first time since 1975, Norwegian films controlled 23.9% of the market, with three local titles at the top of the charts  

09/01/2017 | Box office | Norway

203,065 cinema admissions in Norway – in just one day

203,065 cinema admissions in Norway – in just one day

A new record has been set for Film & Kino’s annual promotional effort – Norway’s Big Cinema Day – with half-price tickets all over the country  

08/11/2016 | Box office | Norway

The King had no choice: Børning 2 is in the lead in Norway

The King had no choice: Børning 2 is in the lead in Norway

Hallvard Bræin’s action-comedy took 55,834 admissions on its first day – the strongest opening ever for a Norwegian film  

28/10/2016 | Box office | Norway

The King’s Choice tops the Norwegian box office, with Norwegian admissions up 10%

The King’s Choice tops the Norwegian box office, with Norwegian admissions up 10%

Norwegian director Erik Poppe’s feature generated 423,675 admissions to become 2016’s number one release, contributing to this year’s improved box-office figures  

19/10/2016 | Box Office | Norway

The King’s Choice was the audiences’, too

The King’s Choice was the audiences’, too

Erik Poppe’s new feature recorded this year’s best opening – and the fifth best ever for a Norwegian film  

28/09/2016 | Box office | Norway