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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2000

Total Box Office Gross: $7,701,365,266
Tickets Sold: 1,428,824,415
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 47,006,948
2 Mission: Impossible 2 May 24 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $215,409,889 39,964,728
3 The Exorcist Dec 26 Warner Bros. Horror R $204,632,868 37,965,281
4 Gladiator May 5 Sony Pictures Action R $186,610,052 34,621,530
5 The Perfect Storm Jun 30 Warner Bros. Drama PG-13 $182,618,434 33,880,971
6 Meet the Parents Oct 6 Universal Comedy PG-13 $161,325,490 29,930,517
7 X-Men Jul 14 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $157,299,717 29,183,620
8 Scary Movie Jul 7 Miramax/Dimension Comedy R $157,019,771 29,131,682
9 What Lies Beneath Jul 21 Dreamworks SKG Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $155,370,362 28,825,670
10 Dinosaur May 19 Walt Disney Adventure PG $137,748,063 25,556,226
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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 Action
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 $1,113,447,370 206,576,489 14.46%
2 Universal 21 $1,070,765,560 198,657,793 13.90%
3 Warner Bros. 28 $1,056,102,409 195,937,351 13.71%
4 Sony Pictures 32 $869,396,526 161,298,041 11.29%
5 Paramount Pictures 19 $785,491,260 145,731,207 10.20%
6 20th Century Fox 22 $730,393,108 135,508,916 9.48%
7 Dreamworks SKG 11 $582,207,099 108,016,154 7.56%
8 New Line 17 $373,949,533 69,378,384 4.86%
9 Miramax 26 $306,533,808 56,870,824 3.98%
10 Miramax/Dimension 2 $169,820,961 31,506,670 2.21%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2000

RankGenreMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Comedy 84 $2,034,415,354 377,442,506 26.42%
2 Drama 156 $1,747,700,830 324,248,691 22.69%
3 Action 30 $1,266,564,171 234,984,058 16.45%
4 Adventure 20 $774,834,561 143,754,081 10.06%
5 Thriller/Suspense 22 $571,637,574 106,055,197 7.42%
6 Horror 13 $537,602,346 99,740,689 6.98%
7 Romantic Comedy 23 $373,452,763 69,286,216 4.85%
8 Documentary 39 $126,490,094 23,467,529 1.64%
9 Musical 9 $95,166,227 17,656,068 1.24%
10 Western 4 $64,719,710 12,007,366 0.84%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2000

RankMPAA RatingMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 99 $3,161,725,103 586,590,872 41.05%
2 R 223 $2,770,505,974 514,008,429 35.97%
3 PG 34 $1,088,207,947 201,893,851 14.13%
4 G 23 $515,635,258 95,665,155 6.70%
5 Not Rated 232 $158,748,699 29,452,334 2.06%
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 235 $4,434,039,910 822,641,794 57.57%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 64 $1,226,707,493 227,589,487 15.93%
3 Based on Real Life Events 55 $612,543,619 113,644,425 7.95%
4 Based on TV 10 $526,529,392 97,686,338 6.84%
5 Remake 9 $358,715,442 66,552,025 4.66%
6 Based on Factual Book/Article 3 $214,626,316 39,819,353 2.79%
7 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 1 $157,299,717 29,183,620 2.04%
8 Compilation 2 $69,610,858 12,914,815 0.90%
9 Spin-Off 1 $45,542,421 8,449,428 0.59%
10 238 $22,920,433 4,252,291 0.30%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2000

RankProduction MethodMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 391 $7,061,268,887 1,310,068,242 91.69%
2 Hand Animation 9 $282,682,927 52,445,807 3.67%
3 Digital Animation 4 $200,744,932 37,243,956 2.61%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $111,549,999 20,695,732 1.45%
5 Animation/Live Action 3 $26,593,667 4,933,888 0.35%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2000

RankCreative TypeMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 203 $3,896,896,600 722,986,285 50.60%
2 Kids Fiction 20 $1,097,870,508 203,686,539 14.26%
3 Historical Fiction 42 $674,999,123 125,231,728 8.76%
4 Science Fiction 18 $564,713,202 104,770,527 7.33%
5 Dramatization 24 $517,177,087 95,951,208 6.72%
6 Fantasy 18 $509,530,789 94,532,605 6.62%
7 Super Hero 3 $247,346,509 45,889,889 3.21%
8 Factual 42 $166,222,559 30,839,042 2.16%
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