Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2007

Total Box Office Gross: $9,629,223,928
Tickets Sold: 1,399,596,507
Average Ticket Price: $6.88

Top Grossing Movies of 2007

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2007 GrossTickets Sold
1 Spider-Man 3 May 4 Sony Pictures Adventure PG-13 $336,530,303 48,914,288
2 Shrek the Third May 17 Paramount Pictures Adventure PG $321,012,359 46,658,773
3 Transformers Jul 2 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $319,071,806 46,376,716
4 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End May 24 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $309,420,425 44,973,899
5 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11 Warner Bros. Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 42,442,549
6 The Bourne Ultimatum Aug 3 Universal Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $227,471,070 33,062,656
7 300 Mar 9 Warner Bros. Action R $210,592,590 30,609,388
8 Ratatouille Jun 29 Walt Disney Comedy G $206,445,654 30,006,636
9 I am Legend Dec 14 Warner Bros. Horror PG-13 $206,129,574 29,960,694
10 The Simpsons Movie Jul 27 20th Century Fox Comedy PG-13 $183,135,014 26,618,461
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Biggest Weekends of 2007

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 May 4, 2007 Spider-Man 3 $151,116,516 4,252 Sony Pictures Adventure
2 May 18, 2007 Shrek the Third $121,629,270 4,122 Paramount Pictures Adventure
3 May 25, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $114,732,820 4,362 Walt Disney Adventure
4 Dec 14, 2007 I am Legend $77,211,321 3,606 Warner Bros. Horror
5 Jul 13, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $77,108,414 4,285 Warner Bros. Adventure
6 Jul 27, 2007 The Simpsons Movie $74,036,787 3,922 20th Century Fox Comedy
7 Mar 9, 2007 300 $70,885,301 3,103 Warner Bros. Action
8 Jul 6, 2007 Transformers $70,502,384 4,011 Paramount Pictures Action
9 Aug 3, 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $69,283,690 3,660 Universal Thriller/Suspense
10 May 11, 2007 Spider-Man 3 $58,166,256 4,252 Sony Pictures Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2007

RankDistributorMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Paramount Pictures 20 $1,491,083,115 216,727,195 15.48%
2 Warner Bros. 33 $1,431,484,689 208,064,636 14.87%
3 Walt Disney 22 $1,373,223,360 199,596,418 14.26%
4 Sony Pictures 30 $1,244,027,680 180,817,979 12.92%
5 Universal 20 $1,097,885,068 159,576,319 11.40%
6 20th Century Fox 25 $1,012,321,731 147,139,784 10.51%
7 New Line 17 $486,416,015 70,700,003 5.05%
8 Lionsgate 22 $371,860,268 54,049,458 3.86%
9 MGM 22 $272,303,899 39,579,053 2.83%
10 Fox Searchlight 15 $136,169,912 19,792,140 1.41%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2007

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 245 $1,247,877,060 181,377,481 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%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2007

RankMPAA RatingMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 146 $4,373,760,823 635,721,050 45.42%
2 R 243 $2,541,465,968 369,399,123 26.39%
3 PG 86 $2,222,308,679 323,009,981 23.08%
4 G 15 $417,645,615 60,704,306 4.34%
5 Not Rated 267 $69,104,198 10,044,221 0.72%
6 NC-17 1 $4,535,729 659,263 0.05%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2007

RankSource MaterialMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 373 $3,853,569,429 560,111,842 40.02%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 95 $2,349,468,071 341,492,446 24.40%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 7 $888,710,786 129,173,080 9.23%
4 Based on TV 11 $762,775,963 110,868,599 7.92%
5 Remake 18 $531,392,859 77,237,334 5.52%
6 Based on Real Life Events 155 $438,749,018 63,771,663 4.56%
7 Based on Theme Park Ride 1 $309,420,425 44,973,899 3.21%
8 Based on Factual Book/Article 3 $171,730,716 24,960,860 1.78%
9 Based on Musical or Opera 5 $93,265,044 13,555,965 0.97%
10 Based on Play 9 $68,205,156 9,913,541 0.71%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2007

RankProduction MethodMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 666 $7,283,647,162 1,058,669,652 75.64%
2 Digital Animation 17 $1,179,145,791 171,387,469 12.25%
3 Animation/Live Action 7 $1,148,947,743 166,998,218 11.93%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $14,486,897 2,105,654 0.15%
5 Multiple Production Methods 2 $335,887 48,821 0.00%
6 Hand Animation 1 $288,703 41,963 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2007

RankCreative TypeMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 372 $4,150,325,573 603,245,002 43.10%
2 Fantasy 42 $1,198,760,267 174,238,409 12.45%
3 Historical Fiction 67 $1,074,794,162 156,220,079 11.16%
4 Kids Fiction 12 $1,033,550,208 150,225,321 10.73%
5 Science Fiction 25 $924,830,890 134,423,094 9.60%
6 Dramatization 58 $587,905,265 85,451,347 6.11%
7 Super Hero 3 $584,253,232 84,920,528 6.07%
8 Factual 111 $71,849,939 10,443,308 0.75%
9 Multiple Creative Types 2 $335,887 48,821 0.00%
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