Market Share for Each Genre in 1995

Note: This chart ranks genres by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 1995. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1995. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 1994 will most likely earn money in 1994 and 1995.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based on ticket sale estimates.

Top Grossing Genres of 1995

Summary for all Years
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RankGenreMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 Drama 127 $1,511,956,562 347,576,223 28.57%
2 Comedy 65 $1,141,223,077 262,350,134 21.57%
3 Action 29 $1,048,365,444 241,003,551 19.81%
4 Adventure 25 $706,461,302 162,404,900 13.35%
5 Thriller/Suspense 18 $329,212,569 75,681,051 6.22%
6 Romantic Comedy 15 $265,764,627 61,095,316 5.02%
7 Horror 16 $147,196,046 33,838,170 2.78%
8 Documentary 9 $81,796,269 18,803,739 1.55%
9 Western 4 $35,933,002 8,260,460 0.68%
10 Black Comedy 3 $22,883,645 5,260,609 0.43%