Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) is down by nearly 13.2% over the last year, as investors seem to be feeling disappointed by lower than expected revenues in the last quarter. However, Lions Gate has a smart and financially efficient business model. Besides, opportunities for growth look quite exciting. Is short-term weakness creating a buying opportunity for long term investors in the company?

The slideshow below contains some ideas for investors willing to take a look at Lions gate and its potential for gains in the years ahead.

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