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Hollywood Economics

HOLLYWOOD ECONOMICS 2007-2011 PARANORMAL ACTIVITY All circles on this image representing Hollywood movies' (including the averages in the inset to the right and the totals at the bottom) are drawn in the same scale, thus comparable to each other in size. The axes are logarithmically scaled to accommodate the wide range of values. 10,000 AVERAGE BUDGET AND GROSS REVENUE FOR GENRES same axes with the main graph Sustainability (horizontal axis): A high ratio of the gross revenue to the opening-weekend revenue indicates that the movie enjoyed a sustained interest and continued to generate revenue as the weeks passed. FANTASY DOCUMENTARY ROMANCE HORROR THRILLER MUSICAL Profitability (vertical axis); A movie typically needs to generate two to three times of its production budget to be deemed profitable.? The area below that threshold - where the movies that were not profitable are - is shown with darker gray, starting with the gradient. ANIMATION DRAMA BIOGRAPHY -L000 COMEDY MYSTERY CRIME ACTION ADVENTURE Movies that were released in late 2011 do not have enough 10 data to be fairly represented in this graph. 1. Based on all of the 656 movies compiled by informationisbeautiful.net 2. articles.latimes.com/2008/mar/06/business/fi-boxoffice6 and io9.com/5747305/how-much-money-does-a-movie-need-to-make-to-be-profitable | HORROR BUDGET DRAMA, ROMANCE, BIOGRAPHY, DOCUMENTARY | COMEDY, MUSICAL FANTASY, ANIMATION ACTION, THRILLER, ADVENTURE, MYSTERY, CRIME -100 PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 FIREPROOF INSIDIOUS GROSS REVENUE THE LAST EXORCISM S1000 MILLION PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3 JUNO IKE AGE DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS $500 MILLION BLACK SWAN HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3. SENIOR YEAR $100 MILLION HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 THE KING'S SPEECH SEMI-PRO SAW IV AVATAR TWILIGHT: NEW MOON THE HANGOVER TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE SAW V SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE BURIED 10 TWILIGHT NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN t PS.I LOVE YOU FRIDAY THE 13TH APOLLO 18 INTO THE WILD THE KITE RUNNER 127 HOURS WHY DID I GET MARRIED TOOR THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA3 A SERIOUS MAN MILK GULLIVER'S TRAVELS THE DARJEELING LIMITEDI WHATEVER WORKS FOR COLORED GIRLS THE TREE OF LIFE THE THREE MUSKETEERS OBSERVE AND REPORT CYRUS THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE THE TAKING OF PELHAM 123 THE HURT LOCKER SORORITY ROW NEXT DRAGON WARS (AKA D-WAR) 100 SUSTAINABILITY GROSS REVENUE / OPENING WEEKEND REVENUE PIRATE RADIO (THE BOAT THAT ROCKED, UK) ARMORED THE ROAD GRINDHOUSE ANONYMOUS AWAY WE GO THE INVASION STONE SOLITARY MAN THE COMPANY MEN BODY OF LIES THE BEAVER ALL MOVIES MARS NEEDS MOMS MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY JONAH HEX MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA $98.500 MILLION THE BIG YEAR 10 TOTAL BUDGET AND ACTION COMEDY ANIMATION FANTASY DRAMA THRILLER ADVENTURE HORROR $34.892 MILLION GROSS REVENUE ROMANCE BIOGRAPHY CRIME MYSTERY FOR GENRES DOCUMENTARY MUSICAL DATA FROM informationisbeautiful.net DATA VISUALIZATION BY çilek ağacı / cilekagaci.com © PROFITABILITY GROSS REVENUE / BUDGET

Hollywood Economics

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For each element (movie or genre), we visualize two values – the budget and the worldwide gross revenue – with two concentric circles, where the area of the lighter shade circle represents the rev...

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