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From the PotC wikia: At some point in time, Davy Jones would strike a bargain with Jack Sparrow to resurrect his beloved vessel the Wicked Wench, which he would rename as the Black Pearl, in return for a hundred years of servitude aboard the Dutchman. Also: Beckett wanted to hit Jack where it hurts the most, so he set the Wicked Wench on ...


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Hollywood accounting tries to maximise the tax rebates from the various states/countries where the movie is being made, while reducing the payments made to third parties (tax payments etc). It's not really a scam. "Creative accounting practices" are not only observed in the film industry. Google, Amazon, Starbucks and other well-known companies are using ...


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I have worked in the film distribution industry for the past 15 years and handle box office numbers on a daily basis. There are companies that track the box office ticket sales by cinema, on behalf of the distributors (studios and independents). The market leader right now is Rentrak (http://www.rentrak.com/) which serves the majority of the markets around ...


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TL; DR: The numbers are made public because they are public - they're available to anyone who is willing to pay a commercial fee. There are plenty of reasons why people want to know this, such as for marketing purposes and knowing what films to broadcast and when. Long Answer: For a start, your question seems to be making an inaccurate assumption. You ...


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Well one clear reason for box-office numbers public, is marketing. good numbers help a lot in building the brand name of production studios. If one movie from a particular studio makes huge profits, the trailer for their next movie will open with the lines "from the creators of ......." or "from the studio which brought you .....". Any movie's success is ...



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