WANDA CINEMAS (simplified Chinese : 万达院线; traditional Chinese
: 萬達院線; pinyin : Wàndá Yuànxiàn) is a cinema operator in
China, headquartered in the
Wanda Plaza (万达广场) in Chaoyang
Beijing . It is a part of the
Dalian Wanda Group
Dalian Wanda Group . As of
Wang Jianlin is the head of the company. As of April 2017, Wanda
Cinema remained China's largest film distributor. Some locations are
named WANDA INTERNATIONAL CINEMAS (Chinese: 万达国际影城;
pinyin: Wàndá Guójì Yǐngchéng).
As of the end of 2016, Wanda Cinema has 401 cinemas with 3564 screens
* 1 History
* 2 Facilities and operations
* 3 See also
* 4 References
* 5 External links
The company was founded in 2005.
In 2014 the company had 4.2 billion yuan ($681.7 million) in box
office revenue, the highest grossing in China. In 2014 the China
Securities Regulatory Commission gave approval for the company's
In 2015 it was again the largest cinema chain by box office gross,
with US$945 million, representing 14% of the market.
As of 2014, the company had a total of 1,616 screens, including 94
IMAX screens, in 182 cinema complexes in almost 100 cities in China,
making it the largest movie theater operator in Asia. As of December
2015, the number of screens has since risen to an estimated 2,000
In June 2015,
Wanda Cinemas announced that it had acquired Australian
Hoyts . On July 27, 2016, the company announced it would
acquire film website Mtime.
In 2016, the total box office of Wanda Cinema is 7.6 billion RMB,
with a 20.5% increasing.
As of April 2017, Wanda Cinema remained China's largest film
Financial Times reported on April 1, 2017 that Wanda
Cinema had "reported a 7.5 per cent year-on-year increase in annual
FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS
Wanda International Cinema in Yinzhou District ,
Wanda Cinemas is headquartered in the
Wanda Plaza in Chaoyang
Wanda Plaza houses the company
headquarters and includes the
Beijing CBD Wanda Cinemas
Some locations are named Wanda International Cinemas. As of 2016, it
has a total of 2,789 screens in 320 theaters in China, Australia and
New Zealand. As of June 2016, it was the largest exhibitor in China,
with 2,700 screens in 311 theaters.
List of cinema and movie theater chains
List of IMAX venues
* ^ A B "联系我们." Wanda Cinemas. Retrieved on January 3,
* ^ A B Agencies. "
China mogul\'s cinema chain gets nod for
China Daily . December 1, 2014. Retrieved on January 4,
2015. Alternate link.
* ^ A B C Fei Ju, Sherry; Clover, Charles (April 1, 2017).
"China’s Hollywood war chest threatened by poor ticket sales".
Financial Times . Retrieved April 3, 2017.
* ^ "万达院线正式发布2016年年度报告-万达院线".
www.wandacinemas.com. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
* ^ "公司简介-万达院线". www.wandacinemas.com. Retrieved
* ^ "Company Profile". Official Website of
Wanda Cinemas (in
Chinese). Retrieved 6 June 2015.
* ^ A B C Spangler, Todd (July 27, 2016). "
Wanda Cinemas to Acquire
Mtime Chinese Movie E-Commerce Site in $350 Million Deal". Variety .
Retrieved July 27, 2016.
* ^ Patrick Brzeski (December 17, 2015). "Box Office: \'Star Wars\'
Is An Unknown Force in China".
The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved
December 17, 2015.
* ^ Matthew Miller (2 June 2015). "China\'s Dalian Wanda buys
Australian cinema chain Hoyts". Reuters. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
* ^ "商户分布" (Archived 2015-01-06 at