New and Newer Hollywood

AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Movies List (10th Anniversary)
Top 100 Films by Domestic Gross, Adjusted for Inflation

3 Comments on "New and Newer Hollywood"


  1. One might also want to adjust for population growth — 300 million Americans in 2010 will tend to buy more movie tickets than 150 million in 1950.


  2. Your binning is way too fine to be meaningful and interesting. Maybe 5 year or 10 year bins would indicate something.


  3. Dr J, per capita movie attendance has been in decline for decades. According to http://org.elon.edu/ipe/pautz2.pdf, about 30% of the population went to the movies weekly in 1950, compared to about 10% by 2000. Despite population growth, fewer people are going to the movies today than did 60 years ago.

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