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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2007

Total Box Office Gross: $9,764,396,937
Tickets Sold: 1,419,243,373
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 $322,719,944 46,906,968
3 Transformers Jul 2 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $319,246,193 46,402,062
4 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End May 24 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $309,420,425 44,973,898
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 33,062,655
7 300 Mar 9 Warner Bros. Action R $210,614,939 30,612,636
8 Ratatouille Jun 29 Walt Disney Comedy G $206,445,654 30,006,635
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 21 $1,501,102,764 218,183,531 15.37%
2 Warner Bros. 33 $1,431,417,826 208,054,905 14.66%
3 Walt Disney 21 $1,407,749,495 204,614,742 14.42%
4 Sony Pictures 30 $1,264,627,724 183,812,151 12.95%
5 Universal 20 $1,101,151,733 160,051,115 11.28%
6 20th Century Fox 25 $1,026,710,765 149,231,208 10.51%
7 New Line 15 $493,272,026 71,696,507 5.05%
8 Lionsgate 22 $371,881,884 54,052,588 3.81%
9 MGM 22 $278,500,654 40,479,736 2.85%
10 Fox Searchlight 15 $136,459,738 19,834,258 1.40%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2007

RankGenreMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Comedy 142 $2,289,435,544 332,766,733 23.45%
2 Adventure 29 $2,057,140,565 299,002,977 21.07%
3 Action 37 $1,481,319,325 215,308,026 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%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2007

RankMPAA RatingMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 144 $4,402,946,388 639,963,076 45.09%
2 R 242 $2,566,853,121 373,088,998 26.29%
3 PG 84 $2,304,336,951 334,932,657 23.60%
4 G 14 $414,977,184 60,316,443 4.25%
5 Not Rated 262 $69,266,702 10,067,700 0.71%
6 NC-17 1 $4,563,185 663,253 0.05%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2007

RankSource MaterialMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 370 $3,902,981,250 567,293,607 39.97%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 93 $2,395,505,706 348,183,927 24.53%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 7 $888,901,310 129,200,769 9.10%
4 Based on TV 10 $763,225,005 110,933,864 7.82%
5 Remake 17 $532,601,897 77,413,059 5.45%
6 Based on Real Life Events 154 $457,080,921 66,436,103 4.68%
7 Based on Theme Park Ride 1 $309,420,425 44,973,898 3.17%
8 Based on Factual Book/Article 4 $172,576,962 25,083,860 1.77%
9 Based on Musical or Opera 5 $97,549,205 14,178,661 1.00%
10 Based on Play 11 $69,857,595 10,153,715 0.72%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2007

RankProduction MethodMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 663 $7,396,348,159 1,075,050,286 75.75%
2 Digital Animation 15 $1,177,345,522 171,125,796 12.06%
3 Animation/Live Action 8 $1,172,822,350 170,468,362 12.01%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $14,486,897 2,105,654 0.15%
5 Multiple Production Methods 2 $335,887 48,819 0.00%
6 Hand Animation 1 $288,703 41,962 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2007

RankCreative TypeMovies2007 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 372 $4,200,979,195 610,607,264 43.02%
2 Fantasy 44 $1,242,038,622 180,528,852 12.72%
3 Historical Fiction 62 $1,085,565,694 157,785,680 11.12%
4 Kids Fiction 10 $1,042,990,541 151,597,457 10.68%
5 Science Fiction 25 $926,218,622 134,624,789 9.49%
6 Dramatization 58 $607,980,586 88,369,247 6.23%
7 Super Hero 3 $584,254,637 84,920,731 5.98%
8 Factual 110 $70,858,320 10,299,115 0.73%
9 Multiple Creative Types 2 $335,887 48,819 0.00%
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