The Cost of Making a Hollywood Movie

There is a common misconception that the average Hollywood movie makes a profit if its box office number exceeds its total production budget. Unfortunately, this is a myth and very far from the truth. Another myth is that movie studios turn a profit from box office revenue. This is usually not true as theatrical releases are as a whole an unprofitable business. In this post, I will attempt to shed some light on the cost of making a Hollywood feature film.

Click here and to find a breakdown of the total production cost for Spiderman 2.


Film Business, Filmmaking, Hollywood


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