Movie Ticket Prices Averaged $7.84 In Q3, Up Slightly From Last Year: NATO

By | Monday October 21, 2013 @ 11:30am PDT

The average was 0.8% higher than in the same period last year, and a dime lower than in 2011′s Q3, according to data just out from the National Association of Theater Owners. The relatively small increase likely … Read More »

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Average Movie Ticket Prices Up Sharply In Q2 To $8.38

This is the highest average price we’ve seen in years. The National Association of Theater Owners‘ Q2 stat is +5.5% vs Q1, and +3.2% over last year’s Q2. NATO‘s numbers can be a little Read More »

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Movie Ticket Prices Retreated Slightly To $7.94 In Q1

By | Monday April 22, 2013 @ 12:55pm PDT

The price the average moviegoer spent for a ticket in the first three months of 2013 is down from last year’s average of $7.96 and Q4′s $8.05, according to the National Association of Theater Owners. Prices also were basically … Read More »

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Movie Ticket Prices Hit New High In 2012 With A Modest Increase Over 2011

Year-end hits including Sony’s Skyfall, Lionsgate’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, and Warner Bros’ The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey helped propel the year’s average ticket price to $7.96, which is a new all-time high (not adjusted for inflation) but up just 3 cents from 2011 according to data out today from the National Association of Theatre Owners. The growth rate, at 0.4%, is close to 2011′s 0.5% — and contrasts with the steep growth in previous years including 5.2% in 2010, 4.5% in 2009, and 4.4% in 2008. But the growth pace accelerated at the end of 2012: Tickets sold for an average of $8.05 in Q4, which is up 2.8% vs the same three month period in 2011. That’s the biggest quarterly jump since fall 2011. The average price in Q3 was $7.78, a 2% drop from the previous year. Ticket prices hit the high point for the year in Q2 when they reached $8.12, up 0.7% from 2011. Read More »

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Average Movie Ticket Price Falls To $7.78

By | Thursday November 8, 2012 @ 9:47am PST

The Q3 figure out today from the National Association of Theater Owners represents a 4.2% decline from Q2 (when it was $8.12), and is down 2% vs the same quarter last year ($7.94). The drop is consistent with what we’ve heard … Read More »

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Movie Ticket Prices Rising Again

By | Friday August 3, 2012 @ 4:58pm PDT

It’s getting a little harder for movie theater owners to boast that they offer an entertainment bargain. The average outlay to watch a movie hit $8.12 in Q2, exceeding the previous quarterly high of $8.01 in the last … Read More »

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Movie Ticket Prices Up 0.5% In 2011

The average moviegoer paid $7.93 for a ticket last year — just 4 cents more than in 2010, the smallest year-over-year increase since 1994 when prices fell 1.4% — according to data released today by the National Association of Theatre … Read More »

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China May Curb Movie Ticket Prices

By | Monday January 9, 2012 @ 9:33pm PST

Chinese officials are considering imposing limits on the price of movie tickets to make them more affordable, the the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported today. Theaters could be required to schedule more half-price screenings. Movie tickets in China … Read More »

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