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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2001

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Note: This chart ranks distributors by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2001. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2001. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2000 will most likely earn money in 2000 and 2001.

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.

Top Grossing Distributors of 2001

RankDistributorMovies2001 GrossTicketsShare
1 Warner Bros. 31 $1,232,663,479 217,785,054 14.86%
2 Universal 17 $948,895,186 167,649,317 11.44%
3 Paramount Pictures 18 $914,413,744 161,557,191 11.02%
4 Walt Disney 19 $901,680,342 159,307,472 10.87%
5 20th Century Fox 20 $862,854,286 152,447,744 10.40%
6 Sony Pictures 28 $731,442,580 129,230,121 8.82%
7 New Line 13 $612,290,818 108,178,584 7.38%
8 MGM 13 $448,117,950 79,172,777 5.40%
9 Miramax 33 $442,201,348 78,127,433 5.33%
10 Dreamworks SKG 8 $400,158,761 70,699,424 4.82%
11 Miramax/Dimension 3 $214,028,868 37,814,286 2.58%
12 USA Films 5 $139,196,941 24,593,095 1.68%
13 Sony Pictures Classics 15 $136,897,646 24,186,856 1.65%
14 Lionsgate 16 $54,191,780 9,574,510 0.65%
15 Fox Searchlight 5 $45,316,400 8,006,430 0.55%
16 Newmarket Films 2 $25,968,111 4,588,005 0.31%
17 Paramount Vantage 9 $22,742,139 4,018,042 0.27%
18 IMAX Films 8 $18,769,800 3,316,216 0.23%
19 Fine Line 4 $16,445,730 2,905,604 0.20%
20 Artisan 6 $13,602,111 2,403,198 0.16%
21 Focus Features 6 $9,159,594 1,618,300 0.11%
22 IDP Distribution 4 $8,779,086 1,551,073 0.11%
23 Screen Media Films 1 $8,434,601 1,490,212 0.10%
24 8X Entertainment 2 $7,791,554 1,376,599 0.09%
25 WGBH Giant-Screen Films 1 $6,683,025 1,180,746 0.08%
26 First Look 4 $6,186,669 1,093,049 0.07%
27 nWave Pictures 3 $4,967,214 877,598 0.06%
28 Giant Screen Films 1 $4,293,965 758,651 0.05%
29 Cloud Ten Pictures 1 $4,221,341 745,819 0.05%
30 Kino International 2 $3,028,583 535,084 0.04%
31 Yash Raj Films 1 $2,862,000 505,653 0.03%
32 IFC Films 3 $2,481,706 438,462 0.03%
33 Power Point Films 1 $2,310,714 408,253 0.03%
34 Purple Rose Films 1 $2,276,406 402,191 0.03%
35 WellSpring 2 $2,209,986 390,456 0.03%
36 Cowboy Pictures 3 $1,949,561 344,444 0.02%
37 Lot 47 Films 3 $1,928,000 340,635 0.02%
38 Really Big Film Corp. 1 $1,688,717 298,359 0.02%
39 Excel Entertainment 2 $1,511,758 267,094 0.02%
40 Seville 1 $1,238,180 218,759 0.01%
41 Providence Entertainment 2 $1,095,320 193,519 0.01%
42 Menemsha Entertainment 1 $1,079,006 190,637 0.01%
43 Eros Entertainment 2 $986,207 174,241 0.01%
44 Castle Hill Productions 2 $942,540 166,525 0.01%
45 Set Pictures 1 $835,767 147,662 0.01%
46 Zeitgeist 3 $815,612 144,100 0.01%
47 Empire Pictures 3 $757,715 133,871 0.01%
48 Roxie Releasing 2 $727,942 128,611 0.01%
49 WinStar Cinema 1 $658,801 116,395 0.01%
50 Tips Exports 1 $645,615 114,066 0.01%
51 Access Motion Picture Group 1 $638,227 112,760 0.01%
52 Avatar 5 $619,785 109,501 0.01%
53 Cho Taussig Prods. 1 $531,272 93,864 0.01%
54 New Yorker 5 $421,902 74,538 0.01%
55 Strand 5 $342,590 60,526 0.00%
56 Phaedra Cinema 1 $207,990 36,747 0.00%
57 TLA Releasing 1 $186,571 32,963 0.00%
58 Rialto Pictures 1 $182,857 32,306 0.00%
59 Regent Releasing 2 $150,168 26,531 0.00%
60 Jour de Fete 1 $144,765 25,576 0.00%
61 Shooting Gallery 1 $143,542 25,360 0.00%
62 Indican Pictures 4 $135,161 23,878 0.00%
63 Alliance Films 1 $124,092 21,924 0.00%
64 Discovery/IMAX 1 $118,955 21,016 0.00%
65 Vitagraph Films 1 $110,776 19,571 0.00%
66 Samuel Goldwyn Films 1 $94,940 16,773 0.00%
67 Attitude Films 1 $48,602 8,586 0.00%
68 First Run Features 1 $46,296 8,179 0.00%
69 Artistic License 2 $41,349 7,304 0.00%
70 Triumph Releasing 1 $41,010 7,245 0.00%
71 Avalanche Releasing 1 $33,565 5,930 0.00%
72 Pathe Contemporary Films 1 $29,855 5,274 0.00%
73 Myriad Entertainment Group 1 $20,840 3,681 0.00%
74 ArtMattan Productions 2 $17,731 3,132 0.00%
75 Films Around the World 1 $15,711 2,775 0.00%