NATO Says Ticket Prices Remain Historically Low

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Wed, 11/14/2012 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

The average price of a movie ticket in the United States is now $7.94 according to Patrick Corcoran director of media and research California operations chief of the National Association of Theatre Owners and remains historically low. Corcoran said the average ticket price for the third quarter was $7.78. By way of comparison he said the average ticket price in 1972 was $1.70. Adjusted for inflation that 1972 movie ticket would cost $9.41 in 2012 dollars.