Most Russians prefer Comedy, the survey showed

Most Russians prefer Comedy, the survey showed

MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. The majority of Russians (82%) stated that Comedy is their favourite genre in the movies, according to a survey by VTSIOM at the disposal of RIA Novosti.

Also 78% of respondents said they prefer to watch historical films, 71% — adventure films about journeys and adventurers. Movies about unhappy and happy love like 55% of respondents.

According to the survey, 12% of Russians go to the movies a few times a month, 24% said that they visit the cinema several times a year, 37% said they do not attend the cinema at all. When you select the movie 41% of respondents pay attention to the cast of the film, 29% pay more attention to the plot, 25% trust the opinion of family, friends and colleagues.

“All genres are good except the boring ones, inspired the readers of Voltaire. The Russians agree with the philosopher: almost all types of movie find fans. Some of the most popular things entertainment and historic films of the national cinema in recent years produces quite a lot. Falling popularity of the movies that put pressure on the viewer psychologically or aesthetically: horror, action, crime. Tired of the stress and anxiety in the surrounding reality, from the constant feeling of “enemies” all around, the Russians go to the movies to relax”, says the data VTSIOM analyst Ivan Lekomtsev.

The survey was conducted on June 18-19 among 1200 people, it was attended by the Russians at the age from 18 years. Survey method — telephone interviews in a stratified random sample of dibasic landline and mobile numbers.