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 144 $2,271,166,643 330,111,429 23.59%
2 Adventure 30 $2,006,474,600 291,638,750 20.84%
3 Action 38 $1,477,432,837 214,743,146 15.34%
4 Drama 244 $1,247,876,781 181,377,440 12.96%
5 Thriller/Suspense 55 $824,393,036 119,824,571 8.56%
6 Romantic Comedy 36 $726,492,406 105,594,831 7.54%
7 Horror 31 $689,177,574 100,171,155 7.16%
8 Musical 11 $251,653,397 36,577,529 2.61%
9 Documentary 108 $71,658,525 10,415,486 0.74%
10 Western 4 $57,964,064 8,425,010 0.60%
11 Black Comedy 2 $2,429,282 353,093 0.03%
12 Multiple Genres 2 $335,887 48,821 0.00%
13 Concert/Performance 3 $191,414 27,822 0.00%