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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 1998

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Note: This chart ranks creative types by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 1998. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1998. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 1997 will most likely earn money in 1997 and 1998.

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.

Top Grossing Creative Types of 1998

RankCreative TypeMovies1998 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 183 $3,265,569,527 696,283,387 48.25%
2 Historical Fiction 42 $1,121,625,669 239,152,576 16.57%
3 Science Fiction 20 $808,560,970 172,401,049 11.95%
4 Fantasy 16 $537,169,272 114,535,020 7.94%
5 Kids Fiction 14 $527,883,068 112,555,017 7.80%
6 Dramatization 22 $332,881,787 70,976,916 4.92%
7 Factual 12 $85,954,501 18,327,179 1.27%
8 Super Hero 1 $70,141,876 14,955,623 1.04%