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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 1995

Total Box Office Gross: $5,304,909,757
Tickets Sold: 1,219,519,329
Average Ticket Price: $4.35

Top Grossing Movies of 1995

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA1995 GrossTickets Sold
1 Batman Forever Jun 16 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $183,997,904 42,298,368
2 Apollo 13 Jun 30 Universal Drama PG $172,036,360 39,548,588
3 Toy Story Nov 22 Walt Disney Adventure G $150,004,917 34,483,888
4 Pocahontas Jun 10 Walt Disney Adventure G $141,539,152 32,537,736
5 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Nov 10 Warner Bros. Comedy PG-13 $104,355,781 23,989,834
6 Casper May 26 Universal Comedy PG $100,237,375 23,043,074
7 Die Hard: With a Vengeance May 19 20th Century Fox Action R $99,983,259 22,984,657
8 Goldeneye Nov 17 MGM Action PG-13 $93,211,105 21,427,840
9 Crimson Tide May 12 Walt Disney Action R $91,381,194 21,007,171
10 Waterworld Jul 28 Universal Action PG-13 $88,214,660 20,279,232
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Biggest Weekends of 1995

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Jun 16, 1995 Batman Forever $52,784,433 2,842 Warner Bros. Action
2 Nov 10, 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls $37,804,076 2,652 Warner Bros. Comedy
3 Jun 23, 1995 Pocahontas $29,531,619 2,569 Walt Disney Adventure
4 Jun 23, 1995 Batman Forever $29,211,516 2,893 Warner Bros. Action
5 Nov 24, 1995 Toy Story $29,140,617 2,457 Walt Disney Adventure
6 Nov 17, 1995 Goldeneye $26,205,007 2,667 MGM Action
7 Jun 30, 1995 Apollo 13 $25,353,380 2,197 Universal Drama
8 Jun 9, 1995 Congo $24,642,539 2,649 Paramount Pictures Adventure
9 Aug 18, 1995 Mortal Kombat $23,283,887 2,421 New Line Action
10 May 19, 1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $22,162,245 2,525 20th Century Fox Action

Market Share for Each Distributor in 1995

RankDistributorMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 38 $1,010,974,529 232,407,917 19.06%
2 Warner Bros. 31 $866,061,186 199,094,511 16.33%
3 Sony Pictures 31 $680,637,227 156,468,315 12.83%
4 Universal 21 $665,930,895 153,087,552 12.55%
5 Paramount Pictures 21 $529,640,822 121,756,501 9.98%
6 20th Century Fox 15 $410,327,734 94,328,208 7.73%
7 MGM 19 $331,519,327 76,211,330 6.25%
8 New Line 16 $331,369,394 76,176,866 6.25%
9 Miramax 38 $185,609,310 42,668,789 3.50%
10 Savoy 9 $65,063,313 14,957,079 1.23%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 1995

RankGenreMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 Drama 132 $1,523,027,536 350,121,213 28.71%
2 Comedy 65 $1,141,640,707 262,446,107 21.52%
3 Action 29 $1,048,406,939 241,013,075 19.76%
4 Adventure 25 $706,461,302 162,404,884 13.32%
5 Thriller/Suspense 18 $329,311,351 75,703,750 6.21%
6 Romantic Comedy 15 $265,849,695 61,114,865 5.01%
7 Horror 15 $147,372,899 33,878,822 2.78%
8 Documentary 9 $81,883,494 18,823,788 1.54%
9 Western 5 $36,442,426 8,377,567 0.69%
10 Black Comedy 3 $23,917,794 5,498,341 0.45%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 1995

RankMPAA RatingMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 R 169 $2,080,219,775 478,211,363 39.21%
2 PG-13 73 $1,712,672,366 393,717,749 32.28%
3 PG 47 $979,950,563 225,275,970 18.47%
4 G 14 $428,149,139 98,425,082 8.07%
5 Not Rated 6 $76,542,915 17,596,070 1.44%
6 NC-17 2 $20,233,611 4,651,404 0.38%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 1995

RankSource MaterialMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 183 $2,763,441,757 635,273,876 52.09%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 73 $1,263,331,420 290,420,984 23.81%
3 Based on Real Life Events 21 $428,908,086 98,599,550 8.09%
4 Remake 7 $226,355,313 52,035,703 4.27%
5 Based on TV 5 $189,663,507 43,600,804 3.58%
6 Based on Factual Book/Article 1 $172,036,360 39,548,588 3.24%
7 Based on Game 2 $82,294,143 18,918,193 1.55%
8 Based on Play 17 $51,008,548 11,726,095 0.96%
9 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 3 $39,559,009 9,094,023 0.75%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 1 $37,027,335 8,512,031 0.70%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 1995

RankProduction MethodMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 308 $4,953,151,035 1,138,655,265 93.37%
2 Hand Animation 7 $201,158,191 46,243,259 3.79%
3 Digital Animation 1 $150,004,917 34,483,888 2.83%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 1995

RankCreative TypeMovies1995 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 170 $2,873,967,235 660,682,041 54.18%
2 Historical Fiction 54 $758,261,223 174,312,902 14.29%
3 Fantasy 30 $400,523,214 92,074,288 7.55%
4 Dramatization 23 $344,565,346 79,210,414 6.50%
5 Science Fiction 14 $342,278,575 78,684,724 6.45%
6 Kids Fiction 15 $318,837,152 73,295,887 6.01%
7 Super Hero 1 $183,997,904 42,298,368 3.47%
8 Factual 9 $81,883,494 18,823,788 1.54%
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