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Market Share for Each Genre in 1995

Summary for all Years 1996 →

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

RankGenreMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 Drama 132 $1,526,572,236 350,936,081 28.72%
2 Comedy 65 $1,143,509,719 262,875,765 21.52%
3 Action 29 $1,049,544,278 241,274,531 19.75%
4 Adventure 25 $707,619,458 162,671,127 13.31%
5 Thriller/Suspense 18 $329,918,961 75,843,433 6.21%
6 Romantic Comedy 15 $266,410,225 61,243,722 5.01%
7 Horror 15 $148,103,633 34,046,807 2.79%
8 Documentary 9 $81,994,311 18,849,263 1.54%
9 Western 5 $36,487,426 8,387,912 0.69%
10 Black Comedy 3 $24,185,598 5,559,905 0.46%