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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 84 $2,034,610,483 377,478,708 26.41%
2 Drama 156 $1,747,735,473 324,255,118 22.69%
3 Action 30 $1,266,564,171 234,984,058 16.44%
4 Adventure 20 $774,834,561 143,754,081 10.06%
5 Thriller/Suspense 22 $571,733,138 106,072,926 7.42%
6 Horror 13 $537,602,346 99,740,689 6.98%
7 Romantic Comedy 23 $374,478,694 69,476,556 4.86%
8 Documentary 39 $126,495,643 23,468,559 1.64%
9 Musical 9 $95,166,227 17,656,068 1.24%
10 Western 4 $64,719,710 12,007,366 0.84%
11 Black Comedy 7 $51,210,561 9,501,029 0.66%
12 Concert/Performance 2 $38,847,717 7,207,367 0.50%
13 Multiple Genres 1 $332,235 61,639 0.00%