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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2004

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Note: This chart ranks distributors by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2004. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2004. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2003 will most likely earn money in 2003 and 2004.

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 2004

RankDistributorMovies2004 GrossTicketsShare
1 Sony Pictures 34 $1,324,445,435 213,276,222 14.27%
2 Warner Bros. 32 $1,234,536,314 198,798,104 13.30%
3 Walt Disney 26 $1,157,150,529 186,336,626 12.46%
4 Dreamworks SKG 10 $930,436,099 149,828,676 10.02%
5 20th Century Fox 19 $916,038,874 147,510,276 9.87%
6 Universal 20 $906,791,439 146,021,156 9.77%
7 Paramount Pictures 18 $624,885,940 100,625,746 6.73%
8 Newmarket Films 8 $406,440,167 65,449,298 4.38%
9 New Line 14 $394,534,489 63,532,118 4.25%
10 Miramax 21 $363,638,451 58,556,905 3.92%
11 Lionsgate 17 $300,304,542 48,358,213 3.23%
12 MGM 18 $197,551,425 31,811,816 2.13%
13 Fox Searchlight 11 $173,280,099 27,903,391 1.87%
14 Focus Features 6 $92,026,248 14,819,039 0.99%
15 Focus/Rogue Pictures 2 $30,559,064 4,920,944 0.33%
16 Sony Pictures Classics 17 $21,948,500 3,534,375 0.24%
17 Miramax/Dimension 4 $20,296,249 3,268,315 0.22%
18 Giant Screen Films 2 $16,669,071 2,684,229 0.18%
19 IMAX Films 6 $15,740,523 2,534,703 0.17%
20 IDP Distribution 9 $14,553,695 2,343,584 0.16%
21 Magnolia Pictures 10 $10,476,759 1,687,074 0.11%
22 Captured Light 1 $10,091,903 1,625,105 0.11%
23 New Yorker 9 $9,728,001 1,566,502 0.10%
24 SK Films 1 $9,528,407 1,534,365 0.10%
25 IFC Films 10 $7,996,864 1,287,735 0.09%
26 Warner Independent 3 $7,015,410 1,129,694 0.08%
27 ThinkFilm 12 $6,884,705 1,108,642 0.07%
28 Paramount Vantage 9 $6,301,005 1,014,650 0.07%
29 Alliance Films 2 $5,089,496 819,564 0.05%
30 Distributor Unknown 7 $4,378,332 705,042 0.05%
31 Televisa Cine 1 $4,180,870 673,247 0.05%
32 Zeitgeist 6 $3,995,247 643,354 0.04%
33 Yash Raj Films 4 $3,936,367 633,874 0.04%
34 Benji Returns 1 $3,817,362 614,712 0.04%
35 Fine Line 3 $3,604,785 580,479 0.04%
36 WellSpring 12 $2,845,853 458,264 0.03%
37 Film Foundry 1 $2,694,071 433,827 0.03%
38 nWave Pictures 3 $2,639,208 424,992 0.03%
39 Excel Entertainment 3 $2,517,802 405,442 0.03%
40 Eros Entertainment 4 $2,362,959 380,507 0.03%
41 Christal Films 3 $2,305,669 371,281 0.02%
42 UTV Communications 3 $1,902,761 306,401 0.02%
43 Luke Films 1 $1,775,292 285,876 0.02%
44 Odeon Films 2 $1,376,702 221,691 0.01%
45 Halestorm Entertainment 2 $1,365,718 219,922 0.01%
46 Rialto Pictures 3 $1,256,152 202,278 0.01%
47 TLA Releasing 7 $1,189,110 191,479 0.01%
48 Innovation Film Group 6 $1,155,271 186,031 0.01%
49 Arenas Entertainment 2 $1,117,051 179,879 0.01%
50 DreamWorks/Go Fish 1 $1,043,896 168,099 0.01%
51 Kino International 10 $890,140 143,334 0.01%
52 Artisan 2 $847,218 136,428 0.01%
53 ZeeTV 1 $833,648 134,242 0.01%
54 Regent Releasing 7 $811,156 130,618 0.01%
55 Empire Pictures 6 $787,009 126,730 0.01%
56 Film Movement 2 $623,877 100,462 0.01%
57 Cinema Libre 3 $618,167 99,543 0.01%
58 Strand 13 $581,011 93,552 0.01%
59 Vitagraph Films 4 $567,775 91,427 0.01%
60 Net Effect 2 $424,536 68,362 0.00%
61 First Run Features 12 $423,705 68,223 0.00%
62 Shadow 4 $392,399 63,186 0.00%
63 P&A Releasing 1 $392,000 63,123 0.00%
64 Indican Pictures 8 $383,324 61,723 0.00%
65 First Independent/Dada Films 1 $341,493 54,990 0.00%
66 Unico Entertainment 2 $333,912 53,769 0.00%
67 Cinema Service 1 $298,347 48,042 0.00%
68 Slugger Films 1 $293,793 47,309 0.00%
69 Artistic License 4 $281,478 45,324 0.00%
70 First Look 2 $259,161 41,732 0.00%
71 Emerging Pictures 1 $253,531 40,826 0.00%
72 Shakey Pictures 1 $251,862 40,557 0.00%
73 Palm/Manga 4 $251,847 40,553 0.00%
74 Palm Pictures 8 $193,764 31,197 0.00%
75 RBC Radio 1 $192,900 31,062 0.00%
76 Lantern Lane Entertainment 2 $173,915 28,005 0.00%
77 Cinema Guild 3 $160,378 25,825 0.00%
78 Koch Lorber Films 1 $150,966 24,310 0.00%
79 Pak Films 1 $131,451 21,167 0.00%
80 Non Fiction Films 1 $110,577 17,806 0.00%
81 Northern Arts Entertainment 2 $94,873 15,276 0.00%
82 Panorama Entertainment 4 $93,569 15,066 0.00%
83 Wolfe Releasing 2 $87,086 14,023 0.00%
84 Norador Productions 1 $81,883 13,185 0.00%
85 Painted Zebra Releasing 1 $81,250 13,083 0.00%
86 Seventh Art Releasing 1 $76,481 12,315 0.00%
87 Tartan Films 3 $69,449 11,182 0.00%
88 Mela Films 1 $69,084 11,124 0.00%
89 Castle Hill Productions 2 $61,791 9,949 0.00%
90 Picture This Entertainment 2 $59,267 9,542 0.00%
91 ArtMattan Productions 3 $55,779 8,981 0.00%
92 Pathfinder 1 $54,419 8,763 0.00%
93 IFG 2 $44,938 7,235 0.00%
94 ISA Releasing 1 $44,287 7,131 0.00%
95 Slowhand Cinema 1 $42,311 6,813 0.00%
96 Jujitsu Films 1 $39,895 6,424 0.00%
97 Eden Rock/Abramorama 1 $36,830 5,930 0.00%
98 The Animation Show/IPMA 1 $36,709 5,911 0.00%
99 Every Tribe Entertainment 1 $36,412 5,863 0.00%
100 Small Planet 1 $29,367 4,728 0.00%
101 Newmark/Echelon Ent. 1 $26,642 4,290 0.00%
102 Avatar 2 $25,655 4,131 0.00%
103 Screen Media Films 2 $22,503 3,623 0.00%
104 Magic Lamp 1 $21,589 3,476 0.00%
105 Spit and Glue 1 $20,813 3,351 0.00%
106 Sky Harbor Basement 1 $19,257 3,100 0.00%
107 Slamdance on the Road 1 $16,265 2,619 0.00%
108 Palo Alto Pictures 1 $15,679 2,524 0.00%
109 Cowboy Pictures 1 $14,942 2,406 0.00%
110 Hannover House 1 $14,773 2,378 0.00%
111 Illuminare 1 $14,189 2,284 0.00%
112 Dinsdale Releasing 1 $11,657 1,877 0.00%
113 ContentFilm 1 $11,511 1,853 0.00%
114 Cinema Four 2 $11,228 1,808 0.00%
115 Mind the Gap 1 $9,496 1,529 0.00%
116 Random Media 1 $9,386 1,511 0.00%
117 Atopia 1 $9,129 1,470 0.00%
118 Off-Hollywood Distribution 1 $7,926 1,276 0.00%
119 CAVU Releasing 1 $7,903 1,272 0.00%
120 CameraPlanet/Discovery 1 $4,920 792 0.00%
121 Maxmedia/Endgame 1 $3,022 486 0.00%
122 Leisure Time Features 2 $2,954 475 0.00%
123 Watch Releasing 1 $2,598 418 0.00%
124 RMH Media/Dominion Entertainment 1 $2,509 404 0.00%
125 Five Sisters Productions 1 $2,350 378 0.00%
126 Plexifilm 1 $2,227 358 0.00%
127 First Run/Icarus 1 $2,210 355 0.00%
128 Roxie Releasing 1 $2,039 328 0.00%
129 Cinema Con Sabor 1 $1,987 319 0.00%
130 Maverick Entertainment 1 $1,292 208 0.00%
131 Kathi Arts 1 $1,042 167 0.00%
132 Arab Film Distribution 1 $867 139 0.00%