Movie Sales Down 4.2% In 2011

Movie sales are down 4.2% this year.  I think this is a combination of more Americans waiting for movies to come out and watch on their big screens at home for $1 at the red box (I am in this category) and a lower quality of original new ideas for movies being released.  The graphic below shows the top 10 movies in 2011 in terms of ticket sales.  The top 7 are all sequels. Click for larger graphic: