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2013 Was Another Record Year for Hollywood
by Karl Bode 10:55AM Wednesday Jan 08 2014
For all the talk about how piracy, alternative video options and elaborate home entertainment systems hurt Hollywood's bottom line, data suggests that the film industry saw another record year last year. Variety notes that 2013 set a new record by besting the $10.837 billion record tally set by Hollywood in 2012. Data suggests that international totals are between 4% and 5% higher than 2012, thanks largely to China's box office returns. The latest record-setting year was helped in large part by the gross returns of "Iron Man 3" ($410 million) and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" ($391 million). Seven of the top ten grossing films were either sequels or prequels, according to Variety.

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Wakefield, MA

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reply to Anon E Muss

Re: This is just not enough !

As well as nearly 30% of american not working and another 15% being under employed. I think it pretty much sums it up.
"It's always funny until someone gets hurt......and then it's absolutely friggin' hysterical!"



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Yet not one studio...

Turned a profit or paid $1.00 in taxes. Amazing how that works.