Looking Back: Nifty Colorful 2010 Box Office Full Year Flowchart
Speaking of box office numbers, we've got something else year-end-box-office-related worthy of its own post just because it's such a kick ass, and rather deep exploration into box office earnings - so let's get into it! If you're already foaming at the mouth and you're this obsessed with how much money movies make… maybe you should move to L.A. and start working for the studios! No but seriously, this is interesting stuff. I know I've seen previous year's flowcharts like this before, but Xach (from The Film Stage) has once again debuted their 2010 box office flowchart that you must scroll through on their website. Clickable preview below!
Just click that image above to head to Xach.com and scroll left/right to see the entire year in review. It's a gorgeous flowchart/graph/whatever it's called. It's always fascinating to see data presented like this, putting a visual perspective on not only how important opening weekends are, but how long movies must play to make a lot of money (Avatar shows up on there quite a bit). In related news, the ERC revealed that the 2010 box office has tallied up to $10.55 billion. This is a .3% drop from 2009's $10.58 billion box office but due to inflation, a 5% decrease in attendance. For the year's Top 10 biggest box office earners - head over here.