chapter  4
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The hierarchy, by volume, is France first, Italy second, and Germany, Spain and the UK jointly third.

By volume, European output exceeds American output significantly. According to Screen Digest, the US produced 477 films in 1990, 440 in 1993 and 420 in 1994. Note that the European total may be overstated as a result of the double-counting of co-productions.