Comments on: Infographic: Movie Heist Hauls Vs. GDP http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/infographic-movie-heist-hauls-vs-gdp/ Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:54:30 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 By: Anonymous http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/infographic-movie-heist-hauls-vs-gdp/#comment-67270 Anonymous Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 #comment-67270 FYI - You should adjust the values of the heists based on CPI (consumer price index), which is available online (http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/cpicalc.pl) and set everything to 2000 dollars (which is done for the GDP). This would provide an even more informative comparison. For example, the take for "Asphalt Jungle" (assuming it is set in 1950) would be equivalent to $3,572,614.11 in 2000 dollars or $4,485,000 in 2009 dollars (I'm surprised at how even that number came out to be...). FYI – You should adjust the values of the heists based on CPI (consumer price index), which is available online (http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/cpicalc.pl) and set everything to 2000 dollars (which is done for the GDP). This would provide an even more informative comparison.

For example, the take for “Asphalt Jungle” (assuming it is set in 1950) would be equivalent to $3,572,614.11 in 2000 dollars or $4,485,000 in 2009 dollars (I’m surprised at how even that number came out to be…).

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