• What is the origin of releasing movies on Friday?

    2 monthes ago - By Movies Stack Exchange

    Why most movies are being released on fridays then any other day? It make sense that in most countries saturday and sundays are holidays so one should release a movie on Saturday, in that way it will be easier for people to go and watch on first day itself. If people release movies on friday to get a warm-up for weekend then why not release it on Thursday?
    I understand that now-a-days Thursday night previews are also happening. But why friday? Who started this trend? From when?
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