Research and Markets: Movies & Entertainment in the United States: Current Market Size and Forecasts to 2016

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Movies & Entertainment in the United States" report to their offering.

Movies & Entertainment in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2007-11, and forecast to 2016).

The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.


- The movies & entertainment market consists of both producers and distributors of entertainment formats, such as movies and music. The movie box office segment is valued as the revenues received by box offices from total annual admissions. The home video segment covers sales of Blu-Ray, DVDs and VHS at end-user (retail) prices including paid video downloads. The music segment is valued as the revenues accruing from the sale (at retail prices) of recorded music in any physical or digital format, but excludes revenues from live performances. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2011 annual average exchange rates.

- The US movies & entertainment market had total revenues of $29.6 billion in 2011, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -5.5% between 2007 and 2011.

- Video sales were the most lucrative for the US movies & entertainment market in 2011, with total revenues of $11.5 billion, equivalent to 38.9% of the market's overall value.

- The performance of the market is forecast to decline further but with a slower pace, with an anticipated CARC of -1.6% for the five-year period 2011 - 2016, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $27.3 billion by the end of 2016.

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United States movies & entertainment market by value in 2011?

What will be the size of the United States movies & entertainment market in 2016?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States movies & entertainment market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

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