Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2000

Total Box Office Gross: $7,479,790,948
Tickets Sold: 1,387,716,318
Average Ticket Price: $5.39

Top Grossing Movies of 2000

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2000 GrossTickets Sold
1 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17 Universal Comedy PG $253,367,455 47,006,949
2 Mission: Impossible 2 May 24 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $215,397,307 39,962,395
3 Gladiator May 5 Sony Pictures Action R $186,610,052 34,621,531
4 The Perfect Storm Jun 30 Warner Bros. Drama PG-13 $182,618,434 33,880,971
5 Meet the Parents Oct 6 Universal Comedy PG-13 $161,325,490 29,930,518
6 X-Men Jul 14 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $157,299,717 29,183,621
7 Scary Movie Jul 7 Miramax/Dimension Comedy R $156,997,084 29,127,474
8 What Lies Beneath Jul 21 Dreamworks SKG Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $155,370,362 28,825,670
9 Dinosaur May 19 Walt Disney Adventure PG $137,748,063 25,556,227
10 Erin Brockovich Mar 17 Universal Drama R $125,548,685 23,292,891
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Biggest Weekends of 2000

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 May 26, 2000 Mission: Impossible 2 $57,845,297 3,653 Paramount Pictures Action
2 Nov 17, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $55,820,330 3,127 Universal Comedy
3 Jul 14, 2000 X-Men $54,471,475 3,025 20th Century Fox Action
4 Nov 24, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $52,118,445 3,134 Universal Comedy
5 Jul 28, 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps $42,518,830 3,242 Universal Comedy
6 Jul 7, 2000 Scary Movie $42,346,669 2,912 Miramax/Dimension Comedy
7 Jun 30, 2000 The Perfect Storm $41,325,042 3,407 Warner Bros. Drama
8 Nov 3, 2000 Charlie's Angels $40,128,550 3,037 Sony Pictures Adventure
9 May 19, 2000 Dinosaur $38,854,851 3,257 Walt Disney Adventure
10 May 5, 2000 Gladiator $34,819,017 2,938 Sony Pictures Action

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2000

RankDistributorMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 29 $1,111,384,297 206,193,748 14.86%
2 Universal 20 $1,070,874,575 198,678,029 14.32%
3 Sony Pictures 30 $855,858,577 158,786,379 11.44%
4 Warner Bros. 27 $850,479,541 157,788,412 11.37%
5 Paramount Pictures 19 $785,486,684 145,730,368 10.50%
6 20th Century Fox 21 $730,350,096 135,500,942 9.76%
7 Dreamworks SKG 11 $582,200,889 108,015,008 7.78%
8 New Line 17 $373,949,533 69,378,392 5.00%
9 Miramax 26 $307,929,884 57,129,848 4.12%
10 Miramax/Dimension 2 $169,798,274 31,502,463 2.27%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2000

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%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2000

RankMPAA RatingMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 99 $3,162,096,723 586,659,875 42.28%
2 R 223 $2,566,814,961 476,217,985 34.32%
3 PG 34 $1,088,366,061 201,923,202 14.55%
4 G 22 $512,825,999 95,143,971 6.86%
5 Not Rated 231 $145,045,104 26,910,041 1.94%
6 Open 1 $2,844,978 527,825 0.04%
7 NC-17 1 $1,160,268 215,263 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2000

RankSource MaterialMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 231 $4,430,328,549 821,953,348 59.23%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 61 $1,023,441,545 189,877,838 13.68%
3 Based on Real Life Events 54 $599,988,502 111,315,123 8.02%
4 Based on TV 10 $526,516,810 97,684,009 7.04%
5 Remake 9 $358,715,442 66,552,029 4.80%
6 Based on Factual Book/Article 3 $214,626,316 39,819,353 2.87%
7 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 1 $157,299,717 29,183,621 2.10%
8 Compilation 2 $67,320,181 12,489,830 0.90%
9 Spin-Off 1 $45,542,421 8,449,429 0.61%
10 239 $23,458,781 4,352,279 0.31%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2000

RankProduction MethodMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 383 $6,839,363,499 1,268,898,610 91.44%
2 Hand Animation 9 $282,676,133 52,444,552 3.78%
3 Digital Animation 4 $200,827,416 37,259,260 2.68%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $111,549,999 20,695,732 1.49%
5 Animation/Live Action 3 $26,570,816 4,929,650 0.36%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2000

RankCreative TypeMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 198 $3,892,674,750 722,203,105 52.04%
2 Kids Fiction 20 $1,095,655,958 203,275,689 14.65%
3 Historical Fiction 42 $676,662,572 125,540,364 9.05%
4 Science Fiction 18 $564,853,093 104,796,492 7.55%
5 Dramatization 24 $517,958,312 96,096,165 6.92%
6 Fantasy 17 $304,866,177 56,561,443 4.08%
7 Super Hero 3 $247,346,509 45,889,890 3.31%
8 Factual 41 $152,873,111 28,362,360 2.04%
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