According to the National Statistics Office, ‘No Time To Die’ and ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’, along with ‘Fast & Furious 9’, were the most popular films on the Maltese Islands.
The films amounted to 11.9%, 9.3% and 5.2% of total admissions respectively, as cinemas in Malta and Gozo projected 358 film titles last year and registered 269,763 admissions.
A total of six cinema establishments, two of them in Gozo, showed films on 25 screens and had a capacity of 1,633. 358 film titles and 21,297 screenings were exhibited, totalling an average of 59 screenings per film.
Maltese productions, many short films rather than feature films, had 11,938 admissions and a total gross box office of €87,176. Meanwhile, foreign productions including event cinema, had 257,825 admissions and a total gross box office of €1,881,087.
28.2% of films shown in cinemas were rated age 15, whereas 18.2% were rated 12A. 4.2% of films were rated 18. Cinemas also saw the employment of an average of 77 people in 2021, 79.2% of whom worked part-time.