cinemagoing in the uk during 2010 a fda snapshot

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Cinemagoing in the UK during 2010 – A FDA snapshot

The Film Distributors Association recently published their latest FDA Yearbook offering a wide spectrum of comment and data about UK cinemagoing. A snapshot of contents follows below.

• £1 billion – UK box-office receipts topped this milestone in 2010 to reach an all-time high.
• 169.25 million – Overall admissions for 2010. At 3.25 million per week, the first decline in admissions for 4 years.
• £237.9 million – The revenue generated from 3D, which accounts for more than a fifth of the total.
• 573 – The number of films released during 2010 at an average of 11 per week.
• £300 million – The sum UK distributors invested in launching and sustaining the above releases.
• 24 – the percentage of the year’s admissions with took place in July and August, led by Toy Story 3, Inception, Shrek Forever, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Karate Kid.
• £250 million – Box office receipts for July and August 2010.
• 40.5 million – Number of admissions for the above 2 months.
• 136 – The number of films which took more that £1 million at the box-office.

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