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Market Share for Each Movie Source in 1995

Summary for all Years 1996 →

Note: This chart ranks movie sources 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.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based on ticket sale estimates.

Top Grossing Movie Sources of 1995

RankGenreMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 184 $2,783,525,549 639,890,840 52.37%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 73 $1,266,693,806 291,193,944 23.83%
3 Based on Real Life Events 21 $429,277,001 98,684,358 8.08%
4 Remake 7 $226,552,584 52,081,051 4.26%
5 Based on TV 5 $189,787,827 43,629,383 3.57%
6 Based on Factual Book/Article 1 $172,070,496 39,556,435 3.24%
7 Based on Game 2 $82,303,441 18,920,330 1.55%
8 Based on Play 17 $51,327,955 11,799,522 0.97%
9 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 3 $39,806,210 9,150,851 0.75%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 1 $37,361,412 8,588,830 0.70%
11 Based on Short Film 2 $35,639,564 8,193,002 0.67%

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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