Market Share for Each Genre in 2000

Note: This chart ranks genres by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2000. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2000. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 1999 will most likely earn money in 1999 and 2000.

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.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based on ticket sale estimates.

Top Grossing Genres of 2000

Summary for all Years
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RankGenreMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Comedy 82 $2,032,694,590 377,123,302 27.18%
2 Drama 154 $1,748,570,747 324,410,155 23.38%
3 Action 29 $1,143,721,853 212,193,294 15.29%
4 Adventure 21 $897,690,313 166,547,368 12.00%
5 Thriller/Suspense 21 $569,881,367 105,729,382 7.62%
6 Romantic Comedy 23 $373,419,771 69,280,106 4.99%
7 Horror 12 $332,969,478 61,775,414 4.45%
8 Documentary 38 $113,140,646 20,990,845 1.51%
9 Musical 9 $92,875,550 17,231,085 1.24%
10 Western 4 $66,116,168 12,266,450 0.88%
11 Black Comedy 7 $51,170,528 9,493,603 0.68%
12 Concert/Performance 2 $38,847,717 7,207,369 0.52%