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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 1999

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Note: This chart ranks creative types by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 1999. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1999. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 1998 will most likely earn money in 1998 and 1999.

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 1999

RankCreative TypeMovies1999 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 174 $3,866,711,355 761,163,565 52.67%
2 Science Fiction 17 $848,231,282 166,974,652 11.55%
3 Historical Fiction 43 $758,039,829 149,220,417 10.33%
4 Fantasy 15 $671,225,515 132,130,999 9.14%
5 Kids Fiction 16 $596,114,739 117,345,411 8.12%
6 Dramatization 22 $455,888,821 89,741,882 6.21%
7 Factual 27 $95,825,629 18,863,302 1.31%
8 Super Hero 1 $29,762,011 5,858,663 0.41%