What are the worst things about going to the movies?

Worst things about going to the movies in the U.S. 2013, by gender The statistic above presents the results of a survey among male and female American adults regarding the worst things about going to the movies. In 2013, 63 percent of the female respondents stated that the worst thing about going to the movies is the concession price.
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MaleFemale
Concession prices61%63%
Rude moviegoers (e.g., talking loudly, texting/using phones, kicking seats)56%57%
Advertisements that run before the previews18%16%
Missing what happens when I have to go to the bathroom14%14%
Figuring out how to fit it into my schedule10%9%
Something else8%9%
Nothing9%8%
MaleFemale
Concession prices61%63%
Rude moviegoers (e.g., talking loudly, texting/using phones, kicking seats)56%57%
Advertisements that run before the previews18%16%
Missing what happens when I have to go to the bathroom14%14%
Figuring out how to fit it into my schedule10%9%
Something else8%9%
Nothing9%8%

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The statistic above presents the results of a survey among male and female American adults regarding the worst things about going to the movies. In 2013, 63 percent of the female respondents stated that the worst thing about going to the movies is the concession price.
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Release date
January 2014
Region
United States
Survey time period
December 11 to 17, 2013
Number of respondents
2,311 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online panel
Supplementary notes
Respondents were asked to select up to two responses.

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