Market Share for Each Genre in 2009
Note: This chart ranks genres 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.
Inflation-adjusted figures are based on ticket sale estimates.
Top Grossing Genres of 2009