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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2009

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Note: This chart ranks creative types by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2009. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2009. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2008 will most likely earn money in 2008 and 2009.

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.

Top Grossing Creative Types of 2009

RankCreative TypeMovies2009 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 261 $4,085,010,550 544,667,982 38.39%
2 Fantasy 48 $2,094,379,061 279,250,530 19.68%
3 Science Fiction 28 $1,732,886,895 231,051,579 16.28%
4 Kids Fiction 20 $1,131,913,175 150,921,756 10.64%
5 Dramatization 34 $539,860,853 71,981,435 5.07%
6 Historical Fiction 41 $514,440,740 68,592,086 4.83%
7 Super Hero 5 $311,251,545 41,500,205 2.92%
8 Factual 92 $208,805,893 27,840,748 1.96%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $644,635 85,951 0.01%