Graham van de Ruit


Hollywood Profits

2012, 841 × 1189 mm

Hollywood Profits poster

This is my entry to the third Information is Beautiful Awards Challenge. It shows the budgets, profits and losses for Hollywood movies released from 2007 to 2011, sorted by absolute profits. A green top to the bar represents a profit, and a red top represents a loss.

The colour of the lower part of the bar corresponds to the movie genre. The bar width is determined by audience ratings for the movie on

Except for the title element and diagram, I created the whole graphic through scripting in Scriptographer.

Download the PDF here (1.67MB).

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