Average Movie Ticket Price Rises to $8.13 in 2013

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The average price of a movie ticket increased slightly over the past year to $8.13.

Moviegoers who picked up a ticket in the fourth quarter of 2013 shelled out an average of $8.35, according to the National Association of Theatre Owners.

One blockbuster title that was released in the pricier 3D format in the fourth quarter was Gravity, which has grossed over $250 million domestically since its release.

Over the summer, ticket prices increased to an all-time high of $8.38 before falling slightly to $7.34 in the third quarter. 

Ticket prices also increased year-over-year from 2012 to 2013. In 2012, the average price was $7.96. 

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