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Spain's 3D digital screen count increased last year by a spectacular 175% to 620 -- dramatic growth, taking into account that there were only 25 3D digital screens in the country at the end of 2008.
In 2010, the number of 3D screens in Blighty more than doubled, as the U.K.'s top three exhibs -- Odeon, Cineworld and Vue Entertainment -- bulked up.
China's 3D screen buildup has gained momentum. but the demand for 3D screens is still trailing supply.
Gaul is firming up its position as Europe's market leader for 3D, with 1,606 3D screens as of April 19.
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Russia is fast embracing 3D movies as a crowd-pulling tool to help increase takings at the box office. Nearly 40% of the country's modern screens are capable of screening 3D films.
While 2010 proved a disappointing year for German cinema, the power of 3D helped boost box office earnings thank to blockbusters like "Avatar," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Tangled."
Italy went from about 50 3D screens in 2008 to more than 500 in 2010 -- out of roughly 4,000 total -- and the country's digital conversion is still going strong.
Korea's 3D movie market is soaring. According to the Korean Film Council, a total of 26 3D movies were released in 2010 and took in $175 million, an estimated 16.5% of of the total box office.