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8.6 Local and overseas share of box office of independent domestic UK films Figure 8.1 shows the share of box office takings in the UK and Republic of Ireland and overseas for independent domestic UK films by budget. For films with budgets up to £5 million, box office takings from the UK and Republic of Ireland and from overseas were approximately equal, but for films with budgets of £5 million or more, over 70% of the total 19 territory international box office came from overseas territories. Figure 8.1 Local and overseas share of independent domestic UK film box office by budget, production years 2003-2011 % share 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 <£0.5 million £0.5 - £2 million £2 - £5 million £5+ million UK and Republic of Ireland 53.4 44.4 53.7 24.2 Overseas 46.6 55.6 46.3 75.8 Source: Rentrak, BFI Notes: Release rates subject to limit of two years from principal photography (see section 8.1). Box office figures valid to February 2014. 86 – BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014


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