Example sentences for: per-screen

How can you use “per-screen” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Oversaturation has its perils, of course, but part of the thinking here is that the massive opening guarantees an impressive first weekend gross (even if not necessarily an impressive per-screen performance) and that it allows films with sketchy word of mouth to make a lot of money off the initial buzz.

  • If you open on Saturday, though, then your per-screen average will look better, your two-day performance has a good chance of being impressive, and you can't get dragged down by the inevitably weak Friday.

  • When, in its third week of release, indie sensation The Blair Witch Project took in an incredible $28.5 million at the box office and set a record for the largest per-screen gross in motion-picture history, the major movie studios responded by commissioning studies to explain to them why this $50,000 film was crushing all their hundred-million-dollar spectaculars.

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