Domestic box office numbers are still below pre-pandemic levels
The number of films in wide release this summer was half of what it was in 2019
The chart shows the number of films released and their domestic gross for four periods of time: Summer 2019, summer 2022, January through August 2019 and January through August 2019.
As of Sept. 1, 2022
Summer defined as May through August.
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