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Questions - Movies - February 3-4, 2012

57% Believe Violence in Movies Leads to Violence in Society
56% Rarely Go To Movies
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted February 3-4, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How often do you go to the movies – Rarely or never, occasionally, once a month, two or three times a month, once a week or more than once a week?

2* Which genre of movie do you prefer….comedy, drama, science fiction, horror, action or musical? 

3* Is the current movie ratings system an effective way to keep young people from being exposed to inappropriate content? 

4* Who is more responsible for making sure that young people are not exposed to inappropriate content in movies – the film industry, theaters, the government or parents?


5* When thinking about inappropriate content in movies today, what is the biggest problem - profanity, sexual content or violence?


6* Do violent movies lead to more violence in our society?


7* Generally speaking, do movies and the movie industry have a positive or a negative impact on American society?


8* How often do you watch movies at home – Rarely or never, occasionally, at least once a week or more than once a week?


9* During an average week, are you more likely to watch a movie at home that you have rented, one that is showing on a premium cable channel or one that is on regular network TV?  (Answered By All But Those Who Watch Movies Rarely or Never At Home)


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence