Movie Analysis : Motion Picture Industry

1427 WordsNov 23, 20156 Pages
Motion Picture Industry The motion picture industry is creating movies that people want to go see. Movies can vastly range in genre from the more popular action movies that flood the market with toys and collectables to more quiet independent films that bring to life a producers deepest thoughts and ideals. Other movie genres include: adventure, comedy, crime and gangster, drama, historical, horror, musicals, science fiction, westerns, and many others. According to Dirks (2015), “action films usually include high energy, stunts and chases, battles, fights, escapes, destructive crises, non-stop motion, spectacular rhythm and pacing, and adventurous, often two-dimensional 'good-guy ' heroes (or recently, heroines) battling 'bad guys ' - all designed for pure audience escapism” (para. 1). Do these action adventure movies top the box-office in sales? The normal intent of a movie maker is to ultimately entice as much of the population to go to the movies and buy a ticket to earn a profit. The revenue a movie can generate varies greatly from movie to movie for a sundry of reasons. The statistical analysis below will translate the data compiled and help make sense of what correlations and rationales help make a blockbuster movie a revenue making machine. It will also point to reasoning for movies that don’t earn top rewards. Overview of Movie Revenue The sample100 movies depicted, generated a staggering $3,021,999,396 of revenue just from total gross sales. The movie revenue
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