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Mexican admissions to 2022 rose 61% over the previous year, trailing 2019 by a large margin

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Source: Universal

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Total admissions and box office in Mexico for 2022 climbed 61% and 63% over the previous year to reach 183.2m and 12.24bn pesos ($647m USD), respectively.

The numbers marked a dramatic improvement on 113.8m admissions and 7.52bn ps ($397.5m USD) box office in 2021 and 64.8m admissions and 3.71bn ps ($196.5m USD) in 2020.

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However 2022 trailed by some margin pre-pandemic 2019 levels of 352m and 19.17bn ps ($1.01bn USD), according to data provided by Comscore.

UPI’s Jurassic World: Dominion finished the year as the highest grossing film in Mexico on 853.5m ps ($45.1m USD), followed by Disney’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness on 87.5m ps ($43.8m USD) and UPI’s Minions The Rise Of Gru on 818.4m ps ($43.2m USD).

Disney dominates the top 10 with five entries, while UPI has two, PPI one, Sony one, and Warner Bros one.

Turning to the local film chart for 2022, Ariel Winograd’s comedy ?Y Como es El? released by Videocine led the way on 65.2m ps ($3.4m USD), followed by Pitipol Ybarra’s comedy !Que Despadre! through Videocine on 55.9m ps ($2.9m USD), and Isaac Ezban’s horror Mal de Ojo via Cinepolis on 35.4m ps ($1.87m USD).

Top 10 all releases 2022 (Hollywood and local)

Rank Title Dist Release Date Gross Mex $ Admissions

1

Jurassic World Dominion

UPI

2/06/22

$853,522,349

12,657,424

2

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

Disney

5/05/22

$827,524,524

11,953,417

3

Minions: The Rise Of Gru

UPI

30/06/22

$818,398,709

13,176,234

4

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Disney

10/11/22

$695,746,201

10,311,425

5

Avatar: The Way Of Water

Disney

15/12/22

$678,212,189

8,814,447

6

The Batman

WBI

3/03/22

$635,247,455

8,935,042

7

Thor: Love And Thunder

Disney

7/07/22

$597,439,681

8,944,578

8

Sonic The Hedgehog 2

PPI

7/04/22

$442,346,070

7,518,849

9

Lightyear

Disney

16/06/22

$349,399,213

4,977,637

10

Spider-Man: No Way Home

SPE

15/12/21

$343,224,223

5,505,67

Top five local titles 2022

Rank Title Dist Release Date Gross Mex $ Admissions

1

?Y Como es El?

VideoCine

7/04/22

$65,220,892

1,008,855

2

!Que Despadre!

VideoCine

17/02/22

$55,978,017

889,300

3

Mal de Ojo

Cinepolis

22/09/22

$35,449,652

612,167

4

El Exorcismo de Dios

IMGM

17/02/22

$35,407,625

609,293

5

Cuando Sea Joven

VideoCine

15/09/22

$33,044,426

566,062

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