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Film revenue fell in 2005 mainly due to few hit foreign movies, according to the Motion Pictures Producers Association of Japan.

Revenue fell 6 percent to 198.16 billion yen last year from a record 210.90 billion yen in 2004, slipping below the 200 billion yen line for the first time in three years, the association said. The number of moviegoers dropped 5.7 percent to 160.45 million.

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