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Movie Theatres in Canada: Market Research Report

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Movie Theatres in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51213CA | Apr 2014

Reeling it in: As firms upgrade amenities, higher concessions sales will combat falling attendance

IBISWorld’s Movie Theatres market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
16,791
Businesses
421
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Movie theatre performance is tied largely to the success or failure of major blockbuster releases. On the whole, attendance at movie theatres has been slipping, partly due to the growing popularity of video-on-demand streaming services. Exhibitors have been combating falling attendance by emphasizing concessions and other merchandising. During the next five years, exhibitor revenue will continue to depend on films' ability to draw attendance. As major players upgrade theatres and add amenities, independent venues will find competing difficult, and many are expected to close down... purchase to read more

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At 57.8% of industry revenue, admissions (i.e. movie tickets, including regular screenings, 3-D, IMAX and other chain-specific formats) make up the majority of industry earnings. The Canadian exhibition market is dominated by foreign films, the vast majority of which are produced by US companies. In 2011 (latest available data), 86.3% of Canadian box office revenue was generated by films made in the United States, 10.9% by other foreign films and 2.8% by films made by Canadian companies. Canadian films have a much stronger presence in the French-speaking box office thanks to the well-established film industry in Quebec; even so, Canadian films in this linguistic market amount to only 13.4% of revenue... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Movie Theatres Industry?

This industry comprises businesses that primarily exhibit movies. It includes cinemas, drive-in and outdoor movie theatres, and film festival exhibitors.

Industry Products
AdmissionsConcessions
 
Industry Activities
Operating movie theatres and cinemasExhibiting films at festivalsOperating drive-in movie theatres


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