Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Motion Picture Industry Contributes More Than $175 Billion Annually to the U.S. Economy

Iron Man 3 has made over $1,214,583,156 so far since the world premiere on April 14, 2013.

  • The American motion picture industry (Film and TV combined) contributes more than $175 billion annually to the U.S. economy.
  • Employs  2.1 million workers — costume designers to make-up artists, stuntmen to set builders, writers to actors, accountants to dry cleaners — employed in all 50 states of our union.
  •  Contributes more than $15 billion annually to federal and state tax coffers.

Source: Motion Picture Association of America.


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