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1009 what is doing better this year than last.
Movie's box office broke up in the double digits here today with no major real runaway blockbuster.
Major hits why -- movies bring -- -- so much more money.
With more is Shaun Phillips of Yahoo! movies -- and it's not his ticket prices going up.
It is actual attendance is up as well.
Folks are flocking to the theaters it's it's their best to get away you know it's a trend that kind of started.
Last spring you know and it led to.
That is the biggest summer of all time and that which was unexpected because the summer before had all these franchises that were finishing up you know the third in it in the series of movies.
And then this here.
It's been unbelievable record setting box office in January and February.
It's -- and it's been led by some of the lighter or sort of and more take you away kind of fair you know Paul Clark mall cop series they -- three time and -- really that bad debt.
But that's you know that's made it a 140 million dollars and it's you know that's really light comedy starring Kevin James.
And then some of the -- movies like last month.
On Friday thirteenth Friday the thirteen -- total remake came out and and the you know that made more beyond me like 45 million dollars opening up.
Of course we've got Friday -- thirteen today again.
And you know for very soon superstitious people with it's going to be tough year but the -- front of the.
You've got a remake of the last house on the left -- -- do you do you expect I get not just this weekend -- but also in the coming months.
DA expect the box office to see continued growth point.
I absolutely I -- it it looks like -- is headed.
You know continually upwards and you were up about 17%.
Year over year at the box office and ticket prices.
And they typically have about 2% increase year over year.
So obviously that's that's kind of amazingly out of whack here and in a good way for for the movie business.
And you know the summer movies look really hot this summer as well.
We've got everything from a new Star Trek movie which is.
-- the Star Trek crew but when they're young it's actually the twelfth movie but we have up.
-- the -- the second installment of transformers the fourth installment of the terminator series.
Why don't have to -- our governor that that the B 3-D animated films that are coming out from but DreamWorks.
And Pixar Disney you've got monsters vs aliens and up and again the greedy they charge more must see movies.
I see success.
-- precisely know -- they do today that you others so many there's options people love options it's like on the Internet they love their options they don't wanna be just locked into one thing these days and with a 3-D movies and with IMAX you've got.
You've got to all this versatility you can you can pay your normal price and go see these that these very well crafted movies -- mean.
You're talking about animation studio is that that our our.
You know just have a really great pedigree at this point you know both DreamWorks and Pixar does brilliant.
And they you know and they're benefiting from the new technologies and people are are willing to pay.
That much to go and entertain themselves and again get away from all this really harsh economic news.
The sun really quickly we've only got a few seconds what's suffering if people are spending more again -- -- have been.
I mean I -- guess that it's nearly everything else you know from.
From any sort of travel and hotels and anything extra fancy -- In -- my reading it looks like everyone at every economic level is sort of I downgraded half the level or full level no matter what it is they do so you know it's all kind everything but go to the movies that's right Sean thank you Shaun Phillips -- -- in movies.
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