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Movie theaters capture more windfall profit than oil companies.

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Ps104_33, Aug 10, 2008.

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    With this summer's high gas prices, Americans are trading in their traditional vacations for "staycations" – vacations much closer to home. But compared with other things Americans might do, driving is still a bargain.
    Consider, for example, the costs of going to a movie:
    To take a family of four to a movie at an AMC Theatre, it will cost anywhere from $55.75 to $71.50, depending on whether the family shares movie snacks or not, and this does not even include gasoline.

    http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0807/p09s01-coop.html
     
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