Summer is the season for blockbusters, so it won't be surprising if you and I find ourselves forking over cash for a movie or two. Have you ever wondered what your money for those pricey tickets actually pays for? In its July issue, Money magazine breaks down the average $9 ticket for a typical movie with an all-star cast and uses Public Enemies as an example. Find out where your money goes when you take the quiz!
Do You Know What Your $9 Movie Ticket Pays For?
How much of a $9 movie ticket goes to the actors?
What's the cut for the studio (which handles advertising and marketing) if the movie ticket costs $9?
What portion of a $9 ticket goes to the movie theater?
How much of a $9 ticket goes to production (cost of sets, costumes, equipment rentals, filming permits, etc.)?
What portion of a $9 ticket goes to cover distribution costs like sending movie reels to theaters?