59% Think Violent Movies Lead to More Violence in Society
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Americans still believe the movie industry has done more harm than good to society, particularly when it comes to violence.
Fifty percent (50%) of American Adults believe that, generally speaking, movies and the movie industry have a negative impact on American society. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 21% believe the movie industry has a positive impact on society, while 15% say it has no impact at all. Thirteen percent (13%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 22-23, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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