NEW CINEMAS: In the last five years, multiplexes managed by 21 Group have increased from 10% to 15% of total screens in the country. That trend is expected to continue, but conventional single screens have decreased steadily since 1990.
TOP LOCAL FILM OF 1994: “Gairah Malam” (Nocturnal Desire). (Exact gross unavailable.)
TOP FOREIGN FILM OF 1994: “Speed” (U.S.). (Exact gross unavailable.)
B.O. YEAR SUMMARY: The year was relatively stable, though down slightly, compared with the last few years. The local film industry has been hard hit by an onslaught of imported films and the challenge of private commercial television.