Czech cinemas post record sales for 2008

24-01-2009

Czech cinemas raised sales by 20 million crowns year-on-year to a record 1.22 billion last year, according to the data released by the Film Distributors Association. The number of cinema-goers increased to nearly 13 million, the highest number in the past 14 years. Multiplex cinemas account for the biggest share on sales as well as for the increase of visitor numbers. The price of tickets in Czech cinemas has continued to rise last year. In 2000, the price of a ticket was around 70 crowns, while in 2008 people paid 100 crowns on average.