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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2006

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Note: This chart ranks distributors 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 Distributors of 2006

RankDistributorMovies2006 GrossTicketsShare
1 Sony Pictures 31 $1,700,794,004 259,663,192 18.51%
2 Walt Disney 25 $1,483,993,492 226,563,880 16.15%
3 20th Century Fox 28 $1,390,344,635 212,266,343 15.13%
4 Warner Bros. 27 $1,093,595,652 166,961,153 11.90%
5 Paramount Pictures 19 $947,010,659 144,581,771 10.30%
6 Universal 22 $804,919,026 122,888,389 8.76%
7 Lionsgate 17 $329,140,758 50,250,488 3.58%
8 New Line 13 $251,432,066 38,386,569 2.74%
9 MGM 12 $166,906,975 25,481,975 1.82%
10 Fox Searchlight 16 $165,442,828 25,258,440 1.80%
11 Focus Features 9 $123,544,489 18,861,749 1.34%
12 Weinstein Co. 11 $114,115,714 17,422,241 1.24%
13 Weinstein/Dimension 3 $111,031,187 16,951,325 1.21%
14 Sony Pictures Classics 24 $60,666,220 9,262,007 0.66%
15 Focus/Rogue Pictures 5 $58,766,414 8,971,969 0.64%
16 Paramount Vantage 5 $46,190,202 7,051,936 0.50%
17 Miramax 9 $45,880,724 7,004,686 0.50%
18 Yari Film Group Releasing 2 $39,912,715 6,093,544 0.43%
19 Picturehouse 7 $23,870,565 3,644,358 0.26%
20 Dreamworks SKG 2 $22,538,455 3,440,984 0.25%
21 Warner Independent 10 $21,785,851 3,326,078 0.24%
22 Freestyle Releasing 10 $21,343,383 3,258,527 0.23%
23 Alliance Films 6 $19,446,837 2,968,980 0.21%
24 IMAX Films 5 $15,823,354 2,415,776 0.17%
25 IDP/Goldwyn/Roadside 14 $15,093,202 2,304,297 0.16%
26 Rocky Mountain Pictures 5 $13,447,661 2,053,076 0.15%
27 M Power Releasing 1 $11,748,661 1,793,688 0.13%
28 ThinkFilm 25 $10,807,123 1,649,928 0.12%
29 Magnolia Pictures 17 $10,765,467 1,643,574 0.12%
30 Yash Raj Films 4 $8,263,177 1,261,551 0.09%
31 nWave Pictures 4 $6,429,310 981,573 0.07%
32 IFC Films 21 $6,166,412 941,426 0.07%
33 UTV Communications 7 $5,465,846 834,477 0.06%
34 Eros Entertainment 8 $4,017,191 613,306 0.04%
35 Wingate Distribution 1 $3,127,472 477,476 0.03%
36 First Look 5 $2,665,600 406,959 0.03%
37 AdLab Films 4 $2,621,139 400,171 0.03%
38 Romar 1 $2,405,420 367,239 0.03%
39 Jour de Fete 1 $1,646,650 251,396 0.02%
40 SK Films 1 $1,619,294 247,220 0.02%
41 Polygram 1 $1,500,506 229,084 0.02%
42 Ram Entertainment 1 $1,214,661 185,444 0.01%
43 Zeitgeist 6 $1,190,276 181,719 0.01%
44 Koch Lorber Films 4 $1,055,076 161,080 0.01%
45 TLA Releasing 7 $992,025 151,450 0.01%
46 Rialto Pictures 4 $928,082 141,690 0.01%
47 Slowhand Cinema 4 $926,824 141,498 0.01%
48 Libero, LLC 1 $919,639 140,402 0.01%
49 Railroad Square 1 $898,294 137,144 0.01%
50 Rainbow Releasing 3 $825,519 126,032 0.01%
51 IFC First Take 10 $742,878 113,412 0.01%
52 Palm Pictures 12 $699,726 106,822 0.01%
53 Excel Entertainment 1 $674,470 102,972 0.01%
54 First Run Features 12 $586,481 89,533 0.01%
55 Regent Releasing 12 $569,176 86,892 0.01%
56 Halestone 2 $544,461 83,122 0.01%
57 Newmarket Films 1 $519,086 79,249 0.01%
58 Tartan Films 7 $488,094 74,514 0.01%
59 Strand 16 $467,199 71,321 0.01%
60 Indican Pictures 11 $441,544 67,405 0.00%
61 Cyan 2 $425,218 64,917 0.00%
62 Innovation Film Group 1 $405,191 61,861 0.00%
63 First Independent Pictures 5 $386,874 59,062 0.00%
64 Fabrication Films 1 $379,418 57,926 0.00%
65 Kino International 6 $369,977 56,483 0.00%
66 ABS-CBN 2 $360,134 54,981 0.00%
67 Shadow 6 $313,039 47,789 0.00%
68 Truly Indie 7 $313,017 47,785 0.00%
69 International Film Circuit 4 $293,759 44,846 0.00%
70 Balcony Releasing 6 $290,488 44,346 0.00%
71 Fame, Inc. 1 $290,211 44,307 0.00%
72 Silver Nitrate 1 $271,078 41,385 0.00%
73 Cinema Guild 2 $266,431 40,675 0.00%
74 Cinema Libre 6 $257,462 39,304 0.00%
75 New Yorker 10 $256,540 39,163 0.00%
76 Senart/Scranton-Lacy 1 $254,190 38,807 0.00%
77 The Bigger Picture 1 $252,726 38,584 0.00%
78 Giant Screen Films 1 $226,500 34,580 0.00%
79 City Lights Pictures 2 $225,110 34,367 0.00%
80 Five & Two Pictures 1 $224,099 34,213 0.00%
81 WellSpring 6 $176,147 26,890 0.00%
82 518 Media 1 $170,968 26,101 0.00%
83 Lovett 1 $156,979 23,966 0.00%
84 Kindred Media Group 3 $146,860 22,420 0.00%
85 Picture This Entertainment 6 $140,326 21,420 0.00%
86 Bauer Martinez 2 $133,829 20,431 0.00%
87 Emerging Pictures 4 $119,987 18,316 0.00%
88 Seventh Art Releasing 2 $117,863 17,994 0.00%
89 Vineyard Distribution 1 $107,608 16,428 0.00%
90 Goodbye Cruel Releasing 1 $89,849 13,717 0.00%
91 California Newsreel 1 $75,028 11,454 0.00%
92 Typecast Releasing 2 $73,998 11,296 0.00%
93 Gigantic Pictures 1 $61,003 9,313 0.00%
94 First Run/Icarus 6 $60,500 9,233 0.00%
95 Gorilla Factory 1 $55,398 8,457 0.00%
96 Meadowbrook 1 $53,844 8,220 0.00%
97 Reel Source 1 $53,609 8,184 0.00%
98 Maya Releasing 1 $52,034 7,944 0.00%
99 Thread Cross Films 1 $47,243 7,212 0.00%
100 Vitagraph Films 1 $41,803 6,382 0.00%
101 Five Points Media 1 $41,714 6,368 0.00%
102 Pasidg Productions 1 $40,981 6,256 0.00%
103 Screen Media Films 1 $38,922 5,942 0.00%
104 Film Philos 1 $36,608 5,589 0.00%
105 Skouras 1 $34,812 5,314 0.00%
106 Women Make Movies 1 $33,312 5,085 0.00%
107 Unico Entertainment 2 $32,311 4,932 0.00%
108 Artiztical Entertainment 1 $24,736 3,776 0.00%
109 Quixotic Media 1 $22,938 3,501 0.00%
110 Hannover House 1 $22,918 3,498 0.00%
111 Laemmle/Zeller Film 2 $22,452 3,427 0.00%
112 Arrival Pictures 1 $20,866 3,185 0.00%
113 Cinema Tropical 1 $19,791 3,021 0.00%
114 Leisure Time Features 1 $18,926 2,889 0.00%
115 Abkco Films 1 $15,893 2,426 0.00%
116 Self Distributed 3 $15,315 2,337 0.00%
117 Holedigger Studios 1 $14,866 2,269 0.00%
118 HP Releasing 1 $14,804 2,260 0.00%
119 The 7th Floor 2 $14,756 2,252 0.00%
120 Four Eyed Monsters 1 $13,523 2,064 0.00%
121 Safari Media, LLC 1 $11,836 1,807 0.00%
122 Fader Films 1 $11,388 1,738 0.00%
123 Newport Films 1 $11,001 1,679 0.00%
124 Aloha Releasing 2 $10,853 1,655 0.00%
125 Empire Pictures 1 $10,656 1,626 0.00%
126 Mochary Films 1 $10,565 1,612 0.00%
127 Sky Island 1 $9,376 1,431 0.00%
128 Laufer Films 1 $8,370 1,277 0.00%
129 Microangelo Entertainment 1 $7,763 1,185 0.00%
130 Roxie Releasing 1 $7,506 1,145 0.00%
131 The Disinformation Co. 1 $7,451 1,137 0.00%
132 Andes Film Company 1 $7,123 1,087 0.00%
133 Plymptoons 1 $5,342 815 0.00%
134 Olive Films 1 $4,800 732 0.00%
135 Frontier 1 $4,779 729 0.00%
136 Castle Hill Productions 1 $4,526 690 0.00%
137 Argot Pictures 1 $3,917 598 0.00%
138 HB Filmworks 1 $3,056 466 0.00%
139 Carnivalesque Films 1 $2,500 381 0.00%
140 Artistic License 1 $2,150 328 0.00%
141 Alchemy 1 $2,010 306 0.00%
142 Movin' Picture Studios 1 $1,990 303 0.00%
143 ArtMattan Productions 1 $1,929 294 0.00%
144 Arab Film Distribution 2 $1,906 290 0.00%
145 Film Movement 1 $1,365 208 0.00%
146 JeTi Films 1 $1,336 203 0.00%
147 Gold Circle Films 1 $1,286 196 0.00%
148 Luke Films 1 $1,070 163 0.00%
149 Oilrag Productions 1 $831 126 0.00%
150 Bullz Eye 1 $783 119 0.00%