Studios split grosses with theater owners, so even if a movie makes as much as its production budget, its still in trouble, not to mention marketing costs. And, after several record-breaking years, the domestic box revenues are running 4 percent behind 2010 levels.
|Mars Needs Moms - Studio: Disney - Release Date: March 11, 2011 - Budget: $150 million - Worldwide Gross: $39 million|
|Sucker Punch - Studio: Warner Bros. - Stars: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens - Release Date: March 25, 2011 - Budget: $82 million - Worldwide gross: $89.8 million|
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