Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Most Profitable and Unprofitable Russian Movies of 2011

Experts have conducted small research and defined ten most profitable and most unprofitable movies of 2011. Altogether last year Russian film industry produced 63 movies and spent 243 million dollars on them. The most profitable of them is the animated cartoon film How Not to Rescue a Princess (Tri bogatyrya i Shamakhanskaya tsaritsa), which has collected 19.1 million dollars, whereas its cost was 3 million dollars. The second-best film is Inadequate People: with the budget of only 100 thousand dollars it has collected 600 thousand dollars. Pregnant Man with the 2 million dollar budget has collected almost 7.5 million dollars and so ranks 3rd. Yolki-2 by Timur Bekmambetov has taken the 4th place. The hits are followed with the films All Inclusive or Vsyo vklyucheno, Office Romance. Our Time, Vysotsky: Thank you for Living, Shadow fighting 3: The Final Round, Lyubov-morkov-3 and Lucky Trouble (Vykrutasy). To the biggest box-office failure of 2011 is Siberia, Monamour which cost its producers 3.5 million dollars and collected only 22 700 dollars. The list of film failures also includes Mantikora 3D, House, Target, Innocent Saturday, Once Upon a Time There Was One Woman, Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel, You and Me, The key is Salamander and The Real Story, due to which Sergey Bezrukov met a substantial loss. ...

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