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Box Office Mojo by IMDbPro ( boxofficemojo.com ), the leading online source of box office data, powers news for newly launched CNN Businesss COVID-19 Economic Recovery Dashboard. The dashboard provides a wealth of information on the impact of COVID-19 on our rapidly changing economy in an interactive and visually appealing format. Easy-to-understand charts and graphs show the impact on key financial and economic metrics, including mortgage rates, unemployment numbers, and how much Americans save. Box Office Mojo data is also available in IMDbs data license products available through AWS Data Exchange, making it easy for businesses to analyze entertainment trends ( developer.imdb.com ).
As more theaters begin to reopen, Box Office Mojo illustrates a gradual but steady improvement in box office numbers, from their low ebb of $ 5,250 for the week of March 27 to April 2, to 30.1 million dollars in aggregate gross for the week of September 4-10. The three best movies of the week ending September 10 were highly anticipated by Christopher Nolans Principle, which raised $ 20.2 million in opening week, followed by The new mutants ($ 4.5 million) and the thriller Russell Crowe Imbalance, which added $ 2.7 million for the week. In recent months, box office counts have been affected by movie theater closings, home orders, and the cancellation or delay of major U.S. theatrical releases. Prior to the shutdown, the week of January 17-23 was the best-performing week of 2020, with over $ 245 million in tickets sold, coinciding with the release of the highest-grossing film of the year to date, Bad boys for life.
Developers, businesses, and other clients frequently ask us how they can integrate authoritative IMDbs movie, TV, and celebrity content into their services, and when CNN Business reached out to us about this opportunity, we were delighted to work with them, said Brian Carver, Head of Content and Licensing for IMDb ( www.imdb.com ). CNN Business is able to easily access Box Office Mojo’s weekly box office receipts, and use those numbers alongside other key financial metrics to paint a more complete picture of the health of the U.S. economy.
Box Office Mojo is a service of IMDbPro ( www.imdbpro.com ), the essential resource for entertainment professionals. Box Office Mojo features box office results for thousands of films spanning decades, domestic and international revenue, curated box office showdowns between popular films, a full schedule of upcoming movie releases, and graphics showing the highest grossing movies of all time and today. since the start of the year by brand, franchise, genre and MPAA rating.
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With over 380 million searchable data items, including 6 million movie, TV and entertainment titles, 10 million cast and crew members, and 8 million images, IMDb is the source The world’s most popular and authoritative information on Movies, TV Shows and Celebrities. combined web and mobile audience of over 200 million monthly visitors. The IMDb database continues to grow, thanks to a large community of contributors from entertainment professionals and companies, IMDb staff, individual contributors and other trusted sources. IMDb provides entertainment-related information for Amazon Fire TV streaming devices and smart TVs, as well as services such as Alexa, the Amazon cloud-based voice service available on hundreds of millions of devices. Amazon and third-party device makers, and X-Ray on Prime Video, an exclusive feature that gives instant access to cast, characters, music, trivia, photos, videos, and more bonus as part of the viewing experience. IMDb licenses information from its large, authoritative database to third-party companies including movie studios, television networks, streaming services and cable companies, as well as airlines, electronics manufacturers, non-profit organizations and software developers. Learn more about developer.imdb.com. Other IMDb products and services include: the IMDb website for office and mobile devices; applications for iOS and Android; a free streaming channel, IMDb TV; and IMDb Original Video Series and podcasts. For professionals in the entertainment industry, IMDb provides IMDbPro and Mojo ticket office. IMDb is an Amazon company. For more information visit imdb.com/press and follow @IMDb.
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