Thursday, March 25, 2004

Rating in Movies Do Matter

While this does not come as a surprise to me, I was having my doubts. Encouraging news to be sure, and the Washington Times article provides insight into the mindset in Hollywood that causes the continued mass production of violent, nihlistic films.

The audience has spoken: An annual study of the moral content in Hollywood movies has found that films flaunting sex, nudity, violence, foul language and criminal behavior do not resonate in America.

They simply don't sell.

In an analysis of American box-office receipts for 250 movies released last year, the Christian Film & Television Commission (CFTVC) found that films that stressed "strong moral content" made an average $92,546,413 — six times the revenue of those that focused on "immoral, negative content."

Meanwhile, TPOTC Tops $300 Million

...and it's not even Palm Sunday yet.


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