Movie Theaters in the US: Market Research Report

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Movie Theaters Market Research Report | NAICS 51213 | Dec 2015

Big screen: Rising disposable income will boost demand, though competition will hamper growth

IBISWorld’s Movie Theaters market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Movie Theaters industry is struggling to bring viewers back in front of the silver screen. Competition from online streaming platforms has drawn moviegoers away from the theaters in the past five years. In the coming years, the industry will benefit from rising disposable income, which will encourage consumers to spend more on entertainment. However, competition from online video will largely offset this positive trend... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of movie theaters in the United States is closely tied to population density, consumers' leisure time availability and disposable incomes because industry operators depend exclusively on consumers for revenue. As a result, the largest region, the Southeast (25.4% of the population), is home to the highest number of movie theater establishments (20.7% of the total). Likewise, the West region (17.0% of the population) has the second-highest share of establishments at 18.5%. This region also includes California, the largest individual state for the industry, which houses 11.8% of all movie theaters in the country... 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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