The 2008 US box office visualised

Posted August 29, 2008 in visualisation  |  1 Comment so far

A nice week-by-week visualisation of the US box office takings throughout 2008. It gives you a good sense of how quickly many films drop off the radar, and also of the size of the gap between successful movies and (comparative) flops.

As you scroll along to the right, for example, you’ll find yourself thinking that Iron Man looks pretty impressive. Then you’ll get to The Dark Knight…

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  1. Cathy
    August 31, 2008 at 8:34 pm [ Permalink

    I wouldn’t call all the smaller films flops – even comparative flops. Most films don’t set out to make the kind of money that Iron Man or Dark Knight do…

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