Gary Bourgeault
Long only, research analyst, portfolio strategy, media

Why Lionsgate Will Be A Tiger Over The Long Term

For the second year in a row Hollywood set a box office record, generating $10.9 billion in 2013. In 2012 the industry generated $10.8 billion in revenue. The record is even more impressive when you consider it was done with only one film surpassing the $1 billion mark, while in 2012 there were four films that generated over $1 billion in revenue.

Unsurprisingly, of the top 10 films of 2013, eight of them were either sequels or revivals of science fiction, fantasy, action or animation hits.

Leading the industry in 2013 was Time Warner's (NYSE:TWX) Warner Bros., with record revenue of $5.04 billion. It was only the second time in history a Hollywood studio broke the $5...

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