Movie Theaters in the US: Market Research Report

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Movie Theaters Market Research Report | NAICS 51213 | Aug 2014

Coming attraction: Renewed consumer spending and technology changes will drive modest growth

The Movie Theaters market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Positive trends in consumer spending and a revival in movie attendance will benefit the industry over the next five years. Movie theaters will invest in technologies like 3D to boost demand and increase ticket prices, supporting profitability. However, competition from online video access will largely mitigate these trends, resulting in modest growth... purchase to read more

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The silver screen has grown dimmer for the Movie Theaters industry. Over the past five years, mounting external competition in the form of online streaming platforms and flat ticket sales have severely limited revenue growth. Although disposable income levels have improved since the recession, enabling more entertainment spending, media consumption is increasingly shifting toward lower-cost online subscriptions, such as Netflix and Hulu. This trend has been supported by the rising number of tablets and smartphones capable of streaming movie files, as well as the continued development of wireless data connection. The industry is responding by investing in 3D infrastructure, upgraded facilities and promotions... purchase to read more


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What is the Movie Theaters Industry?

This industry comprises businesses that primarily exhibit movies. It includes cinemas, drive-in and outdoor movie theaters, and film festival exhibitors.

Industry Products
AdmissionsFood and beverage sales
Industry Activities
Operating movie theatersOperating drive-in movie theatersFilm festival exhibitionMotion picture exhibition for airlines

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