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Market Share for Each Genre in 2007

Note: This chart ranks genres by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2007. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2007. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2006 will most likely earn money in 2006 and 2007.

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 2007

Summary for all Years
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RankGenreMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Comedy 142 $2,289,086,838 332,716,049 23.45%
2 Adventure 29 $2,055,432,980 298,754,782 21.06%
3 Action 37 $1,481,122,589 215,279,431 15.17%
4 Drama 245 $1,293,537,409 188,014,039 13.25%
5 Thriller/Suspense 57 $825,727,261 120,018,465 8.46%
6 Romantic Comedy 35 $733,890,166 106,670,066 7.52%
7 Horror 30 $693,512,009 100,801,152 7.10%
8 Musical 11 $255,937,558 37,200,222 2.62%
9 Documentary 108 $70,719,723 10,278,971 0.72%
10 Western 4 $57,964,064 8,425,007 0.59%
11 Black Comedy 2 $2,429,282 353,092 0.02%
12 Multiple Genres 2 $335,887 48,819 0.00%
13 Concert/Performance 3 $192,068 27,915 0.00%