Summer 2013 Sets New Movie Box-Office Record
LOS ANGELES, (UPI) — The North American summer box-office receipts for movies set a record of $4.75 billion, Variety reported Wednesday.
The earnings are nearly 8 percent higher than 2011’s $4.4 billion summer benchmark, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.
2013 summer admissions, which are estimated at approximately 567 million, were the highest in four years, but did not set a new record, the report said.
Summer 2013 blockbusters included “Iron Man 3,” “Man of Steel,” “Now You See Me,” “World War Z,” “Star Trek Into the Darkness,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Planes,” “The Conjuring” and “We’re the Millers.”
UPI - United Press International, Inc. Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.
Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Summer 2013 Sets New Movie Box-Office Record”
Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.
Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at email@example.com