LONDON -- Pics produced in the U.K. took an 11.4% share of the global box office last year, the lowest since 2009, according to figures just released by the British Film Institute.
B.O. revenue for British films in 2013 totaled $4.1 billion compared with $5.3 billion in 2012, which repped a 15.3% share.
Independent British films took a 1.6% share of global B.O. in 2013 compared with 1.8% in 2012.
The highest earning pic at the global B.O. to qualify as British was "Fast & Furious 6" with $789 million, followed by "Gravity" with $708 million, and "Thor: The Dark World" with $641 million.
The highest grossing independent U.K. film was "Red 2" with $148 million, followed by "Rush" with $90 million, and "Philomena" with $89 million.
U.K. films had an 11.9% share of the market in U.S./Canada, 5.7% in Japan, 11% in Korea, 9.9% in France, 9.6% in Germany, and 14.6% in Australia.
U.K. Movies' Share of Global Box Office at Lowest Point Since 2009
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