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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2000

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Note: The Box Office figures are adjusted for inflation.

Total Box Office Gross: $7,532,940,433
Tickets Sold: 1,397,576,766
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 Gladiator May 5 Dreamworks SKG Action R $186,610,052 34,621,530
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 29,930,517
6 X-Men Jul 14 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $157,299,717 29,183,620
7 Scary Movie Jul 7 Miramax/Dimension Comedy R $157,019,771 29,131,682
8 What Lies Beneath Jul 21 Dreamworks SKG Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $155,464,351 28,843,107
9 Dinosaur May 19 Walt Disney Adventure PG $137,748,063 25,556,226
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 Action
9 May 19, 2000 Dinosaur $38,854,851 3,257 Walt Disney Adventure
10 May 5, 2000 Gladiator $34,819,017 2,938 Dreamworks SKG Action

Weekend Breakdown Domestic Box Office for 2000

Weekend No. 1 Movie Weeks in
Release
No. 1
Box
Office
Combined
Weekend
Box Office
No. 1 /
Combined
Dec 31, 1999 Stuart Little 3 $16,022,757 $116,782,776 14%
Jan 7, 2000 Stuart Little 4 $11,214,503 $100,694,276 11%
Jan 14, 2000 Next Friday New $16,918,226 $128,153,802 13%
Jan 21, 2000 Next Friday 2 $8,009,943 $82,252,419 10%
Jan 28, 2000 Eye of the Beholder New $5,959,447 $66,322,547 9%
Feb 4, 2000 Scream 3 New $34,713,342 $91,608,575 38%
Feb 11, 2000 Scream 3 2 $16,318,053 $93,213,495 18%
Feb 18, 2000 The Whole Nine Yards New $15,915,676 $134,815,087 12%
Feb 25, 2000 The Whole Nine Yards 2 $9,563,311 $89,888,781 11%
Mar 3, 2000 The Whole Nine Yards 3 $7,174,183 $82,798,750 9%
Mar 10, 2000 Mission to Mars New $22,855,247 $87,058,656 26%
Mar 17, 2000 Erin Brockovich New $28,138,465 $92,177,207 31%
Mar 24, 2000 Erin Brockovich 2 $18,545,755 $86,705,992 21%
Mar 31, 2000 Erin Brockovich 3 $13,798,460 $88,642,318 16%
Apr 7, 2000 Rules of Engagement New $15,011,181 $85,094,457 18%
Apr 14, 2000 Rules of Engagement 2 $10,933,627 $81,476,345 13%
Apr 21, 2000 U-571 New $19,553,310 $91,547,776 21%
Apr 28, 2000 U-571 2 $12,203,655 $82,804,423 15%
May 5, 2000 Gladiator New $34,819,017 $88,365,783 39%
May 12, 2000 Gladiator 2 $24,645,129 $85,810,519 29%
May 19, 2000 Dinosaur New $38,854,851 $115,861,589 34%
May 26, 2000 Mission: Impossible 2 New $57,845,297 $171,895,978 34%
Jun 2, 2000 Mission: Impossible 2 2 $27,016,029 $104,159,703 26%
Jun 9, 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds New $25,336,048 $99,033,731 26%
Jun 16, 2000 Shaft New $21,714,757 $106,075,717 20%
Jun 23, 2000 Me, Myself & Irene New $24,209,385 $106,528,861 23%
Jun 30, 2000 The Perfect Storm New $41,325,042 $134,199,969 31%
Jul 7, 2000 Scary Movie New $42,346,669 $145,240,741 29%
Jul 14, 2000 X-Men New $54,471,475 $153,278,003 36%
Jul 21, 2000 What Lies Beneath New $29,702,959 $138,034,441 22%
Jul 28, 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps New $42,518,830 $132,064,399 32%
Aug 4, 2000 Hollow Man New $26,414,386 $129,048,762 20%
Aug 11, 2000 Hollow Man 2 $13,048,132 $109,367,043 12%
Aug 18, 2000 The Cell New $17,515,050 $100,793,144 17%
Aug 25, 2000 Bring it On New $17,362,105 $92,010,618 19%
Sep 1, 2000 Bring it On 2 $14,170,825 $106,245,071 13%
Sep 8, 2000 The Watcher New $9,062,295 $61,494,217 15%
Sep 15, 2000 The Watcher 2 $5,805,680 $54,213,664 11%
Sep 22, 2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut New $8,505,513 $63,281,429 13%
Sep 29, 2000 Remember the Titans New $20,905,831 $66,235,494 32%
Oct 6, 2000 Meet the Parents New $28,623,300 $87,726,869 33%
Oct 13, 2000 Meet the Parents 2 $21,168,385 $84,174,492 25%
Oct 20, 2000 Meet the Parents 3 $16,015,185 $80,998,110 20%
Oct 27, 2000 Meet the Parents 4 $15,048,475 $80,220,156 19%
Nov 3, 2000 Charlie's Angels New $40,128,550 $104,303,664 38%
Nov 10, 2000 Charlie's Angels 2 $24,606,860 $105,458,045 23%
Nov 17, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas New $55,820,330 $156,089,252 36%
Nov 24, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2 $52,118,445 $176,961,766 29%
Dec 1, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas 3 $27,096,630 $89,032,663 30%
Dec 8, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas 4 $18,646,520 $87,805,782 21%
Dec 15, 2000 What Women Want New $33,614,543 $105,874,922 32%
Dec 22, 2000 Cast Away New $28,883,406 $142,471,823 20%
Dec 29, 2000 Cast Away 2 $30,977,869 $140,231,955 22%

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 2000

RankDistributorMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 29 $1,111,156,845 206,151,531 14.75%
2 Universal 21 $1,070,765,560 198,657,793 14.21%
3 Warner Bros. 28 $888,590,005 164,858,983 11.80%
4 Paramount Pictures 19 $785,491,260 145,731,207 10.43%
5 Dreamworks SKG 12 $769,106,269 142,691,323 10.21%
6 20th Century Fox 22 $730,393,108 135,508,916 9.70%
7 Sony Pictures 31 $682,786,474 126,676,511 9.06%
8 New Line 17 $373,949,533 69,378,384 4.96%
9 Miramax 26 $307,559,739 57,061,164 4.08%
10 Miramax/Dimension 2 $169,820,961 31,506,670 2.25%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2000

RankGenreMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Comedy 84 $2,034,610,483 377,478,708 27.01%
2 Drama 156 $1,747,733,887 324,254,824 23.20%
3 Action 30 $1,266,564,171 234,984,058 16.81%
4 Adventure 20 $774,834,561 143,754,081 10.29%
5 Thriller/Suspense 22 $571,733,138 106,072,926 7.59%
6 Romantic Comedy 23 $374,478,694 69,476,556 4.97%
7 Horror 13 $370,081,690 68,660,790 4.91%
8 Documentary 39 $126,503,895 23,470,090 1.68%
9 Musical 9 $92,875,702 17,231,110 1.23%
10 Western 4 $64,719,710 12,007,366 0.86%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2000

RankMPAA RatingMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 99 $3,162,850,865 586,799,733 41.99%
2 R 223 $2,603,025,863 482,936,053 34.56%
3 PG 34 $1,088,420,225 201,933,235 14.45%
4 G 23 $513,344,733 95,240,197 6.81%
5 Not Rated 232 $158,754,887 29,453,482 2.11%
6 Open 1 $2,844,978 527,825 0.04%
7 NC-17 1 $1,161,843 215,555 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2000

RankSource MaterialMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 235 $4,435,383,749 822,891,114 58.88%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 64 $1,059,215,545 196,514,915 14.06%
3 Based on Real Life Events 55 $612,557,420 113,646,986 8.13%
4 Based on TV 10 $526,529,392 97,686,338 6.99%
5 Remake 9 $358,715,442 66,552,025 4.76%
6 Based on Factual Book/Article 3 $214,626,316 39,819,353 2.85%
7 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 1 $157,299,717 29,183,620 2.09%
8 Compilation 2 $67,320,333 12,489,857 0.89%
9 Spin-Off 1 $45,542,421 8,449,428 0.60%
10 236 $22,908,579 4,250,093 0.30%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2000

RankProduction MethodMovies2000 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 391 $6,892,844,054 1,278,820,593 91.50%
2 Hand Animation 9 $282,682,927 52,445,807 3.75%
3 Digital Animation 4 $200,744,932 37,243,956 2.66%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $111,549,999 20,695,732 1.48%
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 $3,898,234,251 723,234,457 51.75%
2 Kids Fiction 20 $1,095,579,983 203,261,581 14.54%
3 Historical Fiction 42 $675,034,019 125,238,203 8.96%
4 Science Fiction 18 $564,713,202 104,770,527 7.50%
5 Dramatization 24 $517,177,087 95,951,208 6.87%
6 Fantasy 18 $342,010,133 63,452,706 4.54%
7 Super Hero 3 $247,346,509 45,889,889 3.28%
8 Factual 42 $166,236,360 30,841,603 2.21%
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