Video Business, 1/19/07
The Year in Profits; Ice Age, POTC Most Profitable in 2006

by Marcy Magiera

Kagan Research last week released its Kagan Profitability Index, which estimates that the No. 1 DVD title of the year, Buena Vistaís Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Manís Chest was the second-most profitable film released in 2006, with a revenue-to-cost ratio of 3.93 on revenue of $1.67 billion and costs of $424 million, including production costs in the range of $200 million.

The most profitable film of the year was Foxís Ice Age: The Meltdown, according to Kagan, with an index of 4.11 on revenue of $1.05 billion and costs of $256 million.
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