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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2006

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Note: This chart ranks creative types by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2006. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2006. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2005 will most likely earn money in 2005 and 2006.

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 Creative Types of 2006

RankCreative TypeMovies2006 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 315 $4,395,455,830 671,061,793 47.83%
2 Kids Fiction 18 $1,390,449,630 212,282,377 15.13%
3 Historical Fiction 64 $1,064,263,900 162,483,006 11.58%
4 Fantasy 28 $796,027,172 121,530,851 8.66%
5 Dramatization 44 $705,364,249 107,689,176 7.67%
6 Super Hero 4 $469,002,085 71,603,369 5.10%
7 Science Fiction 17 $180,917,163 27,620,933 1.97%
8 Factual 112 $177,293,857 27,067,707 1.93%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $3,058,815 466,993 0.03%