Hollywood – A Better Summer Than Last

Movie box office revenues are expected to be up 7 percent over last summer, generating $3.9 billion. “Ticket revenues for 2005’s summer were $3.6 billion, which was down 8.5 percent from summer 2004’s record $3.95 billion, making it the worst box-office showing in four years. Attendance, the number of people buying tickets, for summer 2006 is estimated at just over 582 million, up nearly four percent from last year’s 564 million, which was off a whopping 11 percent from the previous year.”

Source: Yahoo! (Reuters) - 08/22/06