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'Most Popular Movies' a Construct of Time, Inflation

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'Most Popular Movies' a Construct of Time, Inflation

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'Most Popular Movies' a Construct of Time, Inflation

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In an age of over-hyped blockbusters, the relative popularity of movies gets overlooked. How do you determine what makes the biggest movie of all time, taking into account the rise in movie-ticket prices and a film's impact on society? The answer isn't simple. NPR's Bill Wyman reports.

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