Frequency of going to movie theaters to see a movie among adults in the United States as of October 2018

Frequency of going to the movies in the U.S. 2018 The statistic presents data on the frequency of going to movie theaters to see a movie among adults in the United States as of October 2018. During the survey, one percent of respondents stated they went to the movies every day, however 19 percent said that they went to the movies about once per month. Taking into account recent data on average movie ticket prices, monthly visits would sum up to roughly 107 U.S. dollars spent on silver screen entertainment in a year. The total box office revenue in North America amounted to 11.38 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, the highest it has ever been. In 2017, the annual box office gross amounted to 11.07 billion U.S. dollars.
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Share of respondents
Every day1%
Several times per week1%
About once per week4%
Several times per month8%
About once per month19%
Less often than once per month54%
Never14%
Share of respondents
Every day1%
Several times per week1%
About once per week4%
Several times per month8%
About once per month19%
Less often than once per month54%
Never14%
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The statistic presents data on the frequency of going to movie theaters to see a movie among adults in the United States as of October 2018. During the survey, one percent of respondents stated they went to the movies every day, however 19 percent said that they went to the movies about once per month. Taking into account recent data on average movie ticket prices, monthly visits would sum up to roughly 107 U.S. dollars spent on silver screen entertainment in a year. The total box office revenue in North America amounted to 11.38 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, the highest it has ever been. In 2017, the annual box office gross amounted to 11.07 billion U.S. dollars.
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Release date
October 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
October 11 to 14, 2018
Number of respondents
2,201 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey

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