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Market Share for Each Genre in 2007

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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

RankGenreMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Comedy 142 $2,290,692,985 332,949,499 23.45%
2 Adventure 29 $2,057,402,268 299,041,015 21.06%
3 Action 37 $1,481,747,614 215,370,277 15.17%
4 Drama 245 $1,293,653,401 188,030,898 13.24%
5 Thriller/Suspense 57 $826,453,022 120,123,953 8.46%
6 Romantic Comedy 35 $733,929,251 106,675,748 7.51%
7 Horror 30 $693,523,435 100,802,813 7.10%
8 Musical 11 $255,937,558 37,200,222 2.62%
9 Documentary 108 $70,723,219 10,279,479 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%