Box office Visualization | Innovative Technique

This is a unique visualization of Box office receipts. The height of the bump shows the revenue for the movie and the width represents the time frame. You can see clearly which movies have short time frame but a very high peaks, whereas some have shorter peaks but greater widths on the time frame.

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To get a real sense of the visualization please visit http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/02/23/movies/20080223_REVENUE_GRAPHIC.html