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Market Share for Each Genre in 2003

Note: This chart ranks genres 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.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based on ticket sale estimates.

Top Grossing Genres of 2003

Summary for all Years
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RankGenreMovies2003 GrossTicketsShare
1 Comedy 91 $2,409,541,682 399,592,275 26.21%
2 Action 32 $2,108,729,923 349,706,441 22.94%
3 Adventure 35 $1,816,075,061 301,173,291 19.76%
4 Drama 150 $1,107,495,150 183,664,128 12.05%
5 Romantic Comedy 23 $494,996,332 82,088,934 5.38%
6 Horror 15 $449,614,635 74,562,949 4.89%
7 Thriller/Suspense 19 $382,614,780 63,451,861 4.16%
8 Musical 5 $168,844,853 28,000,803 1.84%
9 Documentary 47 $89,787,581 14,890,121 0.98%
10 Western 2 $84,453,058 14,005,482 0.92%
11 Black Comedy 2 $56,947,540 9,444,035 0.62%
12 Multiple Genres 2 $498,239 82,626 0.01%