Media playback is unsupported on your device

US blockbuster season box office down

21 August 2014 Last updated at 00:04 BST

The Hollywood studios have seen a significant fall in box office revenue during the blockbuster season.

Although there have been some commercial and creative successes, and some new stars have emerged, these are challenging times for the studios.

Despite a reduction in the seasonal revenues in the US compared to last year, the international market for big budget US films has done well.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.