It was a strange year at the domestic box office in Quebec. The market share for local films was the worst in more than a decade, while U.S. films upticked slightly to a 79% share, and French films…
It was a terrible summer at the box office for French-Canadian film, with the market share for local films in Quebec dipping to 5.2% of all ticket sales from 10.5% last summer.
Canuck French-language action-comedy "Fathers and Guns" -- "De Pere en flic," en francais -- is one of the most successful local films ever in the mostly French-speaking province of Quebec.
"Babine" was the surprise hit of the holiday season in Quebec and is still going strong six weeks into its run in French Canada.
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Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%