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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2009

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Note: This chart ranks distributors 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 Distributors of 2009

RankDistributorMovies2009 GrossTicketsShare
1 Warner Bros. 36 $2,130,619,667 284,082,623 20.02%
2 20th Century Fox 22 $1,460,228,750 194,697,168 13.72%
3 Paramount Pictures 16 $1,460,075,602 194,676,748 13.72%
4 Sony Pictures 24 $1,447,935,464 193,058,052 13.61%
5 Walt Disney 24 $1,206,054,039 160,807,208 11.33%
6 Universal 21 $898,333,720 119,777,823 8.44%
7 Summit Entertainment 11 $480,408,885 64,054,511 4.51%
8 Lionsgate 12 $402,012,617 53,601,681 3.78%
9 Fox Searchlight 11 $246,172,026 32,822,936 2.31%
10 Weinstein Co. 9 $179,077,081 23,876,939 1.68%
11 Focus Features 10 $159,098,145 21,213,082 1.50%
12 Overture Films 8 $157,614,161 21,015,218 1.48%
13 Paramount Vantage 5 $66,643,114 8,885,749 0.63%
14 Miramax 8 $54,736,063 7,298,138 0.51%
15 Sony Pictures Classics 26 $49,395,750 6,586,088 0.46%
16 Weinstein/Dimension 1 $33,392,973 4,452,396 0.31%
17 MGM 5 $22,997,234 3,066,296 0.22%
18 United Artists 1 $22,373,908 2,983,188 0.21%
19 Apparition 4 $17,101,506 2,280,199 0.16%
20 Roadside Attractions 14 $13,123,419 1,749,783 0.12%
21 Freestyle Releasing 6 $12,781,745 1,704,229 0.12%
22 Magnolia Pictures 28 $12,549,704 1,673,282 0.12%
23 IFC Films 26 $9,838,823 1,311,831 0.09%
24 IMAX Films 4 $7,938,908 1,058,518 0.07%
25 Big Pictures 7 $5,257,818 701,040 0.05%
26 Eros Entertainment 4 $4,507,401 600,985 0.04%
27 UTV Communications 7 $3,853,318 513,772 0.04%
28 National Geographic Entertainment 3 $3,465,013 462,001 0.03%
29 Samuel Goldwyn Films 6 $2,991,864 398,913 0.03%
30 Regent Releasing 17 $2,610,183 348,018 0.02%
31 Alliance Films 2 $2,203,865 293,848 0.02%
32 Stony Island Entertainment 1 $2,026,756 270,234 0.02%
33 3D Entertainment 1 $2,013,083 268,411 0.02%
34 Oscilloscope Pictures 7 $1,953,847 260,509 0.02%
35 Truly Indie 4 $1,766,478 235,528 0.02%
36 Music Box Films 4 $1,693,756 225,833 0.02%
37 Yash Raj Films 5 $1,667,903 222,385 0.02%
38 Vivendi Entertainment 3 $1,632,869 217,714 0.02%
39 TVA Films 1 $1,548,858 206,514 0.01%
40 First Look 1 $1,433,091 191,078 0.01%
41 International Film Circuit 3 $1,295,474 172,728 0.01%
42 Five & Two Pictures 1 $1,167,623 155,683 0.01%
43 Indican Pictures 6 $1,078,570 143,808 0.01%
44 Viva Entertainment 3 $1,076,815 143,574 0.01%
45 Equinox 1 $960,240 128,032 0.01%
46 After Dark 2 $863,172 115,088 0.01%
47 Zeitgeist 12 $810,711 108,089 0.01%
48 Screen Media Films 7 $808,358 107,778 0.01%
49 Slowhand Cinema 2 $782,058 104,274 0.01%
50 Gener8xion Entertainment 1 $741,557 98,874 0.01%
51 Abramorama Films 3 $740,280 98,702 0.01%
52 Strand 15 $731,955 97,586 0.01%
53 Shorts International 1 $644,635 85,951 0.01%
54 AdLab Films 2 $593,968 79,195 0.01%
55 Vitagraph Films 2 $532,706 71,026 0.01%
56 Cinema Guild 7 $524,230 69,895 0.00%
57 American Zoetrope 1 $518,522 69,136 0.00%
58 Elephant Eye Films 1 $492,776 65,703 0.00%
59 Shadow 4 $480,260 64,033 0.00%
60 First Run Features 13 $443,970 59,191 0.00%
61 Janus Films 5 $442,775 59,035 0.00%
62 Zipporah 1 $417,932 55,724 0.00%
63 Full Circle Releasing 1 $397,641 53,018 0.00%
64 First Independent Pictures 3 $334,666 44,621 0.00%
65 Arthouse Films 3 $327,388 43,650 0.00%
66 Self Distributed 7 $325,585 43,409 0.00%
67 Senator Entertainment 1 $315,000 42,000 0.00%
68 Studio 18 1 $300,293 40,039 0.00%
69 Balcony Releasing 3 $270,257 36,033 0.00%
70 Rialto Pictures 4 $254,512 33,933 0.00%
71 Argot Pictures 3 $232,707 31,027 0.00%
72 Anchor Bay Entertainment 7 $222,411 29,652 0.00%
73 Lorber Films 6 $221,912 29,586 0.00%
74 Kino/Emerging 1 $204,458 27,261 0.00%
75 Elysian Films 1 $203,305 27,107 0.00%
76 Image Entertainment 3 $200,877 26,782 0.00%
77 Monterey Media 11 $186,799 24,900 0.00%
78 Third Rail 2 $175,072 23,342 0.00%
79 Variance Films/Everest Films 1 $173,828 23,177 0.00%
80 Blue Water Entertainment 1 $169,340 22,578 0.00%
81 Variance Films 5 $165,700 22,092 0.00%
82 Film Movement 8 $161,158 21,486 0.00%
83 Maya Releasing 4 $160,892 21,449 0.00%
84 Seventh Art Releasing 1 $139,418 18,589 0.00%
85 Peace Arch Releasing 3 $130,547 17,405 0.00%
86 Empire Pictures 1 $123,670 16,489 0.00%
87 Paladin 3 $115,847 15,445 0.00%
88 Eleven Arts 2 $112,767 15,034 0.00%
89 ThinkFilm 4 $110,407 14,719 0.00%
90 Rainbow Releasing 1 $110,175 14,690 0.00%
91 The Film Desk 5 $106,612 14,212 0.00%
92 Kino International 5 $94,165 12,553 0.00%
93 Westchester Films 1 $88,453 11,793 0.00%
94 Emerging Pictures 1 $79,340 10,578 0.00%
95 Cinema Libre 4 $72,179 9,623 0.00%
96 Mitropoulos Films 2 $63,352 8,446 0.00%
97 Thunderstruck Films 1 $61,941 8,258 0.00%
98 Pallisades Tartan 1 $60,200 8,026 0.00%
99 Cinedigm 1 $55,000 7,333 0.00%
100 Audience Alliance 1 $50,076 6,676 0.00%
101 GR Films 1 $47,552 6,340 0.00%
102 Wave Releasing 1 $47,071 6,276 0.00%
103 Koch Lorber Films 1 $45,835 6,111 0.00%
104 Bev Pictures 1 $44,802 5,973 0.00%
105 City Lights Pictures 1 $38,557 5,140 0.00%
106 SPEAKproductions 1 $36,592 4,878 0.00%
107 7-57 Releasing 1 $35,817 4,775 0.00%
108 Mypheduh Film 1 $30,071 4,009 0.00%
109 Trela 1 $27,052 3,606 0.00%
110 Palisades 1 $21,438 2,858 0.00%
111 Magnet Pictures 1 $21,152 2,820 0.00%
112 New Yorker 1 $19,471 2,596 0.00%
113 Embrem Entertainment 1 $18,480 2,464 0.00%
114 American World Pictures 1 $18,215 2,428 0.00%
115 Wolfe Twenty 1 $17,625 2,350 0.00%
116 New World 1 $15,903 2,120 0.00%
117 NeoClassics Films 1 $15,000 2,000 0.00%
118 Nocturnal Features 3 $12,372 1,648 0.00%
119 Aliquot Films 1 $11,799 1,573 0.00%
120 MSK Productions 1 $11,581 1,544 0.00%
121 Cinema Epoch 3 $11,500 1,531 0.00%
122 Riverrain 1 $10,019 1,335 0.00%
123 Icarus Films 1 $9,939 1,325 0.00%
124 Mangusta Productions 1 $9,890 1,318 0.00%
125 Atlas Media Group 1 $9,166 1,222 0.00%
126 The Talking Pictures Company 1 $8,030 1,070 0.00%
127 Kanbar Entertainment 1 $6,793 905 0.00%
128 Artistic License 1 $6,000 800 0.00%
129 Sumbadhat Productions 1 $5,995 799 0.00%
130 Fair Trade Pictures 1 $4,183 557 0.00%
131 Cavalier Films 1 $3,516 468 0.00%
132 ArtMattan Productions 1 $3,149 419 0.00%
133 First Run/Icarus 1 $2,125 283 0.00%
134 Reliance Big Pictures 1 $1,954 260 0.00%
135 Capitol Films 1 $1,260 168 0.00%
136 Cinevolve Studios 2 $894 118 0.00%
137 New Love Films 1 $632 84 0.00%