Bollywood vs Hollywood
By: Emma G, Meg H, Ryanne H, and Beth S
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MAIN DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HOLLYWOOD AND BOLLYWOOD
2. The typical length of a Bollywood movie is three hours with the inclusion of an intermission, while in Hollywood the typical length is a bit shorter at around 2 hours.
3. Hollywood uses various themes and issues, some about human sensitivity and reality. On the other hand, Bollywood is centered on family, drama, and music.4. The languages used in these movies are Hindi or “Hindish” (a combination of English and Hindi). While in Hollywood, movies are made in english.
5. Hollywood movies and stars are more recognizable and influential than Bollywood movies.
6. Hollywood uses special effects and other advanced technology in its movie production.
$500,000 $27.3 million
Although Hollywood spends a lot more money on special effects, locations, travel, cameras, and all the other things that go along with producing films, they make more money out of each film, and attract a larger audience.
Annual Growth Rate
Hollywood is more famous out of the two, but with India's growing population, they could soon be on top.
Films Per Year
World Wide Audience
3 billion 2.6 billion
Bollywood makes about $1.75 billion per year. That's only 1/2 of what Walt Disney makes.