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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2011

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Note: This chart ranks creative types by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2011. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2011. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011.

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 2011

RankCreative TypeMovies2011 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 332 $3,329,490,879 419,860,000 32.68%
2 Fantasy 56 $1,727,479,960 217,841,084 16.96%
3 Kids Fiction 28 $1,648,898,079 207,931,654 16.19%
4 Science Fiction 31 $1,431,818,844 180,557,220 14.05%
5 Super Hero 5 $719,474,648 90,728,203 7.06%
6 Historical Fiction 65 $603,888,736 76,152,400 5.93%
7 Dramatization 49 $544,704,237 68,689,040 5.35%
8 Factual 142 $175,899,193 22,181,416 1.73%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $1,352,152 170,510 0.01%