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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2003

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Note: This chart ranks distributors by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2003. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2003. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2002 will most likely earn money in 2002 and 2003.

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 2003

RankDistributorMovies2003 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 29 $1,512,583,144 250,842,963 16.45%
2 Sony Pictures 33 $1,214,967,851 201,487,191 13.21%
3 Warner Bros. 23 $1,162,084,535 192,717,157 12.64%
4 Universal 18 $1,086,702,399 180,215,978 11.82%
5 New Line 15 $924,444,590 153,307,553 10.05%
6 20th Century Fox 18 $798,485,552 132,418,822 8.68%
7 Paramount Pictures 23 $653,849,399 108,432,724 7.11%
8 Miramax 27 $406,528,477 67,417,643 4.42%
9 MGM 21 $362,548,689 60,124,150 3.94%
10 Miramax/Dimension 6 $294,124,463 48,776,856 3.20%
11 Dreamworks SKG 9 $239,351,015 39,693,364 2.60%
12 Fox Searchlight 9 $121,337,620 20,122,320 1.32%
13 Focus Features 8 $104,787,511 17,377,693 1.14%
14 Lionsgate 11 $53,600,699 8,888,999 0.58%
15 IMAX Films 8 $31,921,610 5,293,796 0.35%
16 Sony Pictures Classics 17 $30,614,883 5,077,086 0.33%
17 Artisan 8 $23,429,986 3,885,566 0.25%
18 Newmarket Films 4 $21,908,815 3,633,301 0.24%
19 IFC Films 5 $16,527,254 2,740,836 0.18%
20 Odeon Films 5 $14,659,097 2,431,025 0.16%
21 Samuel Goldwyn Films 6 $11,079,696 1,837,427 0.12%
22 ThinkFilm 5 $9,300,863 1,542,429 0.10%
23 Fine Line 2 $7,270,542 1,205,727 0.08%
24 Zeitgeist 1 $6,173,485 1,023,795 0.07%
25 RS Entertainment 1 $5,781,086 958,720 0.06%
26 Paramount Vantage 5 $4,732,151 784,766 0.05%
27 SK Films 1 $4,374,388 725,437 0.05%
28 Goldwyn Entertainment 2 $4,192,500 695,273 0.05%
29 Yash Raj Films 3 $3,843,820 637,448 0.04%
30 Manhattan Pictures International 1 $3,707,201 614,792 0.04%
31 Magnolia Pictures 2 $3,447,121 571,661 0.04%
32 nWave Pictures 3 $2,748,820 455,856 0.03%
33 United Artists 2 $2,479,472 411,188 0.03%
34 WellSpring 4 $2,268,457 376,193 0.02%
35 Roxie Releasing 1 $2,198,237 364,550 0.02%
36 Alliance Films 1 $2,013,052 333,839 0.02%
37 WGBH Giant-Screen Films 1 $1,874,005 310,780 0.02%
38 Eros Entertainment 3 $1,688,031 279,937 0.02%
39 Christal Films 1 $1,678,108 278,293 0.02%
40 New Yorker 6 $1,501,788 249,050 0.02%
41 Vitagraph Films 1 $1,209,318 200,550 0.01%
42 Distributor Unknown 1 $1,124,502 186,484 0.01%
43 Halestone 1 $1,111,615 184,347 0.01%
44 Innovation Film Group 2 $989,062 164,022 0.01%
45 Palm Pictures 2 $741,326 122,938 0.01%
46 ContentFilm 1 $731,387 121,291 0.01%
47 Panorama Entertainment 1 $697,864 115,732 0.01%
48 Menemsha Entertainment 1 $683,331 113,321 0.01%
49 Indican Pictures 8 $634,777 105,265 0.01%
50 CAVU Releasing 1 $595,087 98,687 0.01%
51 Gold Circle Films 1 $563,711 93,484 0.01%
52 Shadow 3 $525,677 87,175 0.01%
53 Five & Two Pictures 1 $520,254 86,277 0.01%
54 Kino International 5 $482,350 79,990 0.01%
55 Avatar 3 $433,247 71,847 0.00%
56 First Run Features 4 $422,617 70,084 0.00%
57 Cowboy Pictures 5 $400,783 66,463 0.00%
58 Five Sisters Productions 1 $392,097 65,024 0.00%
59 Excel Entertainment 2 $380,805 63,151 0.00%
60 Artistic License 1 $375,249 62,230 0.00%
61 The Animation Show/IPMA 1 $306,362 50,806 0.00%
62 Film Movement 1 $259,492 43,033 0.00%
63 TLA Releasing 2 $258,153 42,810 0.00%
64 Regent Releasing 1 $163,553 27,123 0.00%
65 Empire Pictures 2 $143,156 23,740 0.00%
66 Mac Releasing 1 $129,042 21,400 0.00%
67 Small Planet 1 $121,771 20,194 0.00%
68 Media Partners 1 $96,956 16,078 0.00%
69 First Look 1 $90,644 15,032 0.00%
70 Strand 3 $82,335 13,653 0.00%
71 Rialto Pictures 2 $72,074 11,952 0.00%
72 ADV Films 1 $69,386 11,506 0.00%
73 DreamWorks/Go Fish 1 $37,285 6,183 0.00%
74 Cinema Guild 1 $35,993 5,968 0.00%
75 IDP Distribution 1 $32,699 5,422 0.00%
76 Castle Hill Productions 1 $28,536 4,732 0.00%
77 Lot 47 Films 1 $22,714 3,766 0.00%
78 Leisure Time Features 1 $17,907 2,969 0.00%
79 Spit and Glue 1 $13,409 2,223 0.00%
80 Off-Hollywood Distribution 1 $8,211 1,361 0.00%
81 Testimony Pictures 1 $6,092 1,010 0.00%
82 Arab Film Distribution 1 $3,741 620 0.00%
83 Outrider Pictures 1 $3,657 606 0.00%
84 ArtMattan Productions 2 $2,132 353 0.00%
85 Emerging Pictures 1 $1,440 238 0.00%
86 Pathfinder 1 $1,432 237 0.00%