Average movie ticket prices went up almost 4 percent in 2017
EW.com -

No, it’s not just you — movie ticket prices did increase this year.

In fact, according to reports from the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), they went up by 3.96 percent. The 2017 yearly average price for a movie ticket was $8.97 (determined by dividing reported revenues by reported tickets sold), up from $8.65 in 2016.

Even with increased prices, though, total box office was down from 2016 by 2.55 percent; despite a strong first and fourth quarter, admissions rates dropped 6...


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