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A week and a half prior to the exhibitor-distributor love-in CinemaCon, the Motion Picture Association of America , showing that the theatrical and home ancillary sectors were vibrant at a record $96.8 billion in revenues in 2018, +9% over 2017.

Global , which has already been previously reported at record levels, was $41.1B, with domestic B.O. also notching a banner year of $11.9B

Some of the majors might be crying that the sector has collapsed, and are continuing to secretly devise behind the scenes how to pull early PVOD windows off, but the report shows that global and U.S. home entertainment spending are at their highest levels respectively (for combined physical and digital transactions) at $55.7B billion (+16% versus 2017) and $23.3B

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