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The Film Industry By the Numbers

Film Industry by the Numbers Despite a dwindling economy in America, Hollywood remains strong and posts impressive figures every year. Since its humble beginnings, the film industry has spread worldwide and grown exponentially while embedding itself into everyday culture. Here are some statistics from behind the scenes. 1. Domestic box office revenue in 2009 was $10.6 billion VISITORS (in millions) 518 films were released 1474.7 347 Average ticket price was $7.50 141 ADMIT ONE Sporting Events Movies Amusement Parks 2. Of the top 10 grossing films of 2009: 1 rated R HANGOVER 6 rated PG-13 4TRR TREK THINie new oon TRMRmRS AVATAR ALVIN 3 rated PG kart Palter 3. Film studio market share of 2009: 19.5% Other Warner Bros 20% Harry Potter, Hangover. Sherlock Holmes UNIVERSAL 8% Universal Paramount 14% 11.5% Buena Vista BUENA VISTA MuTIOAL Transformers Sony/ Columbia O) 14% 13% 20th Century Fox Avatar, Ice Age 2012. Angeis and Demons FOX SONY 4. Worldwide box office revenue was $29.2 billion $ (Billions) 9.6 6.4 2.6 10.6 US Europe, the Middle East and Africa Asia Pacific Latin America and others 5.7 bilion tickets wore purchased worldwide 5. Average admission for a family of four to the movies is $28.72 $284 for a football game $94 for a baseball game Breakdown of your movie ticket: Studio breakdown: ADMIT 24 ONE 17% Set 11% 6% 45% Theater Fees 55% Studio 21% Advertising Production Distribution Actors 6. Top earners in Hollywood for 2009: Millions $125 $85 $70 $50 $44 $41 $40 $36 Tom Hanks Ben Stiller Daniel Radcliffe Roland Emmerich the Hangove 7. There are about 40,000 MOVIE SCREENS in the United States in 7,000 THEATERS No. of Theaters 1,679 718 628 2,215 1,747 miniplexes with 2-7 screens megaplexes with 16+ screens single screen theaters drive-ins multiplexes with 8-15 screens 8. The MOST EXPENSIVE FILM EVER was Spider Man 3, $258 million Avatar's production cost was $237 million (the rest was from private investors) $pidey-Cents The least expensive film ever is 2008's Colin, made on a $70 budget Filmed on a mini-dv Edited at home on a PC Actors hired via Facebook The film was screened at Sundance camera 9. The American motion picture and television industry supports 2.5 MILLION JOBS which includes Production worker average salary is $74,400 Over 115,000 businesses $41.1 billion in total wages SOUFICE 7 www.TO.o/20 AZOMPAANAOtrenteco o C neneT0.crgrccorecon.A Aww.trawn0emante . .comeooume .odsseer ons rtaient t-cop mc r WA 71.00m www.weormp ecom. c -10 .com mone ogstono- emOn-o-ko-Om o.trooic T at the Musoum2 Todd Phillips James Cameron Steven Spielberg nd cons Michael Bay

The Film Industry By the Numbers

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Breaks down the film industry into interesting statistical figures.


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