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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 1999

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Note: The Box Office figures are adjusted for inflation.

Total Box Office Gross: $7,341,446,224
Tickets Sold: 1,445,166,323
Average Ticket Price: $5.08

Top Grossing Movies of 1999

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA1999 GrossTickets Sold
1 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $430,443,350 84,732,942
2 The Sixth Sense Aug 6 Walt Disney Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $276,386,495 54,406,790
3 Toy Story 2 Nov 19 Walt Disney Adventure G $208,880,039 41,118,117
4 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Jun 10 New Line Comedy PG-13 $206,040,085 40,559,071
5 The Matrix Mar 31 Warner Bros. Action R $171,479,930 33,755,891
6 Tarzan Jun 16 Walt Disney Adventure G $170,904,824 33,642,681
7 Big Daddy Jun 25 Sony Pictures Comedy PG-13 $163,479,795 32,181,062
8 The Mummy May 7 Universal Adventure PG-13 $155,385,488 30,587,694
9 Runaway Bride Jul 30 Paramount Pictures Romantic Comedy PG $152,162,347 29,953,217
10 The Blair Witch Project Jul 14 Artisan Horror R $140,539,099 27,665,176
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Biggest Weekends of 1999

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 May 21, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $64,810,970 2,970 20th Century Fox Adventure
2 Nov 26, 1999 Toy Story 2 $57,388,839 3,236 Walt Disney Adventure
3 Jun 11, 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $54,917,604 3,312 New Line Comedy
4 May 28, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $51,399,863 3,022 20th Century Fox Adventure
5 May 7, 1999 The Mummy $43,369,635 3,209 Universal Adventure
6 Jun 25, 1999 Big Daddy $41,536,370 3,027 Sony Pictures Comedy
7 Nov 19, 1999 The World is Not Enough $35,519,007 3,163 MGM Action
8 Jul 30, 1999 Runaway Bride $35,055,556 3,158 Paramount Pictures Romantic Comedy
9 Jun 18, 1999 Tarzan $34,221,968 3,005 Walt Disney Adventure
10 Jul 23, 1999 The Haunting $33,435,140 2,808 Dreamworks SKG Horror

Weekend Breakdown Domestic Box Office for 1999

Weekend No. 1 Movie Weeks in
Release
No. 1
Box
Office
Combined
Weekend
Box Office
No. 1 /
Combined
Jan 1, 1999 Patch Adams 2 $19,050,675 $117,645,425 16%
Jan 8, 1999 A Civil Action 3 $15,163,484 $88,838,258 17%
Jan 15, 1999 Varsity Blues New $17,515,723 $125,269,610 14%
Jan 22, 1999 Varsity Blues 2 $10,574,508 $84,435,808 13%
Jan 29, 1999 She's All That New $16,065,430 $72,629,661 22%
Feb 5, 1999 Payback New $21,221,526 $80,022,529 27%
Feb 12, 1999 Message in a Bottle New $18,852,976 $115,424,096 16%
Feb 19, 1999 Payback 3 $10,268,237 $80,758,816 13%
Feb 26, 1999 8MM New $14,252,888 $79,369,884 18%
Mar 5, 1999 Analyze This New $18,383,507 $82,365,441 22%
Mar 12, 1999 Analyze This 2 $15,567,669 $84,193,395 18%
Mar 19, 1999 Forces of Nature New $13,510,728 $77,589,052 17%
Mar 26, 1999 Forces of Nature 2 $9,439,629 $72,300,025 13%
Apr 2, 1999 The Matrix New $27,788,331 $89,303,696 31%
Apr 9, 1999 The Matrix 2 $22,563,331 $84,187,463 27%
Apr 16, 1999 Life New $20,414,775 $82,044,632 25%
Apr 23, 1999 The Matrix 4 $12,642,717 $63,439,291 20%
Apr 30, 1999 Entrapment New $20,145,595 $61,605,731 33%
May 7, 1999 The Mummy New $43,369,635 $86,968,003 50%
May 14, 1999 The Mummy 2 $24,856,320 $70,834,925 35%
May 21, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace New $64,810,970 $110,837,588 58%
May 28, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace 2 $51,399,863 $122,028,319 42%
Jun 4, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace 3 $32,891,653 $86,983,541 38%
Jun 11, 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me New $54,917,604 $120,710,503 45%
Jun 18, 1999 Tarzan New $34,221,968 $131,133,514 26%
Jun 25, 1999 Big Daddy New $41,536,370 $132,829,109 31%
Jul 2, 1999 Wild Wild West New $27,687,484 $157,772,216 18%
Jul 9, 1999 American Pie New $18,709,680 $116,808,593 16%
Jul 16, 1999 Eyes Wide Shut New $21,706,163 $125,062,837 17%
Jul 23, 1999 The Haunting New $33,435,140 $136,177,459 25%
Jul 30, 1999 Runaway Bride New $35,055,556 $157,740,944 22%
Aug 6, 1999 The Sixth Sense New $26,681,262 $154,105,931 17%
Aug 13, 1999 The Sixth Sense 2 $25,764,991 $129,500,105 20%
Aug 20, 1999 The Sixth Sense 3 $23,950,008 $106,173,337 23%
Aug 27, 1999 The Sixth Sense 4 $20,099,149 $94,649,258 21%
Sep 3, 1999 The Sixth Sense 5 $29,271,146 $117,568,508 25%
Sep 10, 1999 Stigmata New $18,309,666 $76,911,666 24%
Sep 17, 1999 Blue Streak New $19,208,806 $79,044,979 24%
Sep 24, 1999 Double Jeopardy New $23,162,542 $80,261,457 29%
Oct 1, 1999 Double Jeopardy 2 $17,018,808 $86,654,655 20%
Oct 8, 1999 Double Jeopardy 3 $13,541,285 $89,586,795 15%
Oct 15, 1999 Fight Club New $11,035,485 $81,165,873 14%
Oct 22, 1999 The Best Man New $9,031,660 $77,410,010 12%
Oct 29, 1999 House on Haunted Hill New $15,946,032 $67,565,657 24%
Nov 5, 1999 The Bone Collector New $16,712,020 $78,869,605 21%
Nov 12, 1999 Pokemon: The First Movie New $31,036,678 $105,424,822 29%
Nov 19, 1999 The World is Not Enough New $35,519,007 $117,802,252 30%
Nov 26, 1999 Toy Story 2 2 $57,388,839 $160,239,442 36%
Dec 3, 1999 Toy Story 2 3 $27,760,276 $80,640,576 34%
Dec 10, 1999 Toy Story 2 4 $18,249,880 $77,668,955 23%
Dec 17, 1999 Stuart Little New $15,018,223 $80,758,362 19%
Dec 24, 1999 Any Given Sunday New $13,584,625 $100,507,408 14%
Dec 31, 1999 Stuart Little 3 $16,022,757 $116,782,776 14%

The highest values in the column(s) No. 1 Box Office, Combined Weekend Box Office, No. 1 / Combined are shown in bold.

The lowest values in the column(s) No. 1 Box Office, Combined Weekend Box Office, No. 1 / Combined are shown underlined.

Market Share for Each Distributor in 1999

RankDistributorMovies1999 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 30 $1,244,033,523 244,888,472 16.95%
2 Warner Bros. 26 $1,042,750,664 205,265,864 14.20%
3 Universal 23 $934,514,419 183,959,519 12.73%
4 Paramount Pictures 21 $848,754,297 167,077,607 11.56%
5 20th Century Fox 23 $800,943,593 157,666,048 10.91%
6 Sony Pictures 37 $638,321,377 125,653,797 8.69%
7 Dreamworks SKG 9 $324,861,572 63,949,122 4.43%
8 Miramax 38 $316,431,179 62,289,586 4.31%
9 MGM 14 $310,129,710 61,049,148 4.22%
10 New Line 14 $302,421,532 59,531,791 4.12%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 1999

RankGenreMovies1999 GrossTicketsShare
1 Comedy 78 $1,624,128,538 319,710,301 22.12%
2 Drama 132 $1,458,858,185 287,176,739 19.87%
3 Adventure 17 $1,340,840,232 263,944,918 18.26%
4 Action 25 $912,496,971 179,625,377 12.43%
5 Romantic Comedy 23 $722,597,811 142,243,650 9.84%
6 Thriller/Suspense 16 $574,867,320 113,162,851 7.83%
7 Horror 15 $477,204,556 93,937,896 6.50%
8 Black Comedy 9 $101,746,444 20,028,824 1.39%
9 Documentary 24 $88,091,366 17,340,810 1.20%
10 Musical 8 $23,577,029 4,641,144 0.32%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 1999

RankMPAA RatingMovies1999 GrossTicketsShare
1 R 221 $2,992,699,527 589,113,970 40.76%
2 PG-13 83 $2,485,101,289 489,193,126 33.85%
3 PG 35 $1,177,004,162 231,693,713 16.03%
4 G 19 $586,537,688 115,460,164 7.99%
5 Not Rated 49 $112,984,833 22,241,086 1.54%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 1999

RankSource MaterialMovies1999 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 178 $4,314,667,399 849,343,883 58.77%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 75 $1,642,174,547 323,262,670 22.37%
3 Based on TV 14 $508,099,766 100,019,632 6.92%
4 Remake 9 $313,795,571 61,770,776 4.27%
5 Based on Real Life Events 37 $288,174,214 56,727,191 3.93%
6 Based on Play 15 $128,167,040 25,229,723 1.75%
7 Based on Religious Text 2 $47,142,857 9,280,089 0.64%
8 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 3 $45,416,761 8,940,305 0.62%
9 181 $20,312,794 3,998,499 0.28%
10 Based on Game 1 $11,578,022 2,279,138 0.16%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 1999

RankProduction MethodMovies1999 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 337 $6,311,964,295 1,242,512,487 85.98%
2 Animation/Live Action 1 $430,443,350 84,732,942 5.86%
3 Hand Animation 7 $346,125,756 68,134,987 4.71%
4 Digital Animation 3 $236,684,463 46,591,428 3.22%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 1999

RankCreative TypeMovies1999 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 175 $3,870,103,340 761,831,278 52.72%
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 14 $667,833,530 131,463,286 9.10%
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%
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