As we prepare to say goodbye to 2011 for good, let’s take one last look back and see if there’s anything we can learn from the movies that made it big this year – and the ones that really, really didn’t. What lessons can we learn from 2011’s box office?
As the famous saying from screenwriter William Goldman goes, when it comes to the movie industry, nobody knows anything. It’s been taken as a truism for years now, but this may have been the summer when audiences decided to prove that to studios once and for all.
Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides dominates the box office in its opening weekend, with $90 million in tickets sold domestically and more than $340 million worldwide.