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3.5 Case study – the release of Spooks: the Greater Good

Ollie describes the process around the release of Spooks: The Greater Good in May 2015 in the UK. He describes the performance in cinemas in the first four weeks of its life.

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Activity 3 Spooks box office performance

Timing: Allow about 10 minutes

Take a look at the performance of Spooks at the box office in the UK and elsewhere at the BFI weekend box office figures [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] (look at the May figures from the 2015 archives, starting with 8–10 May) and consider how well it performed after the first month of its release.