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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2012

Note: This chart ranks distributors by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2012. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2012. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2011 will most likely earn money in 2011 and 2012.

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.

← Market Summary for 2012.

Top Grossing Distributors of 2012

RankDistributorMovies2012 GrossTicketsShare
1 Sony Pictures 26 $1,796,852,200 225,735,189 16.30%
2 Warner Bros. 28 $1,678,847,298 210,910,450 15.23%
3 Walt Disney 18 $1,600,678,745 201,090,284 14.52%
4 Universal 17 $1,368,500,098 171,922,114 12.42%
5 Lionsgate 20 $1,236,557,615 155,346,423 11.22%
6 20th Century Fox 19 $1,030,117,301 129,411,713 9.35%
7 Paramount Pictures 22 $933,803,997 117,312,048 8.47%
8 Weinstein Co. 21 $304,142,241 38,208,815 2.76%
9 Relativity 6 $202,357,616 25,421,808 1.84%
10 Open Road 7 $194,695,120 24,459,182 1.77%
11 Focus Features 10 $150,407,440 18,895,401 1.36%
12 Fox Searchlight 10 $116,367,721 14,619,056 1.06%
13 CBS Films 4 $89,893,717 11,293,179 0.82%
14 Sony Pictures Classics 22 $54,651,016 6,865,694 0.50%
15 Rocky Mountain Pictures 5 $36,841,824 4,628,368 0.33%
16 Roadside Attractions 11 $19,412,725 2,438,778 0.18%
17 FilmDistrict 4 $17,344,931 2,179,010 0.16%
18 Summit Entertainment 2 $14,061,926 1,766,573 0.13%
19 IFC Films 37 $13,301,687 1,671,050 0.12%
20 Eros Entertainment 11 $12,139,582 1,525,067 0.11%
21 Magnolia Pictures 24 $11,813,087 1,484,045 0.11%
22 Alchemy 10 $11,298,875 1,419,451 0.10%
23 ARC Entertainment 4 $9,196,781 1,155,373 0.08%
24 Pantelion Films 3 $8,670,028 1,089,198 0.08%
25 LD Distribution 2 $8,102,399 1,017,888 0.07%
26 UTV Communications 14 $6,442,682 809,374 0.06%
27 Mongrel Media 21 $5,745,978 721,844 0.05%
28 Yash Raj Films 3 $5,447,931 684,412 0.05%
29 Five & Two Pictures 1 $5,355,847 672,845 0.05%
30 Oscilloscope Pictures 9 $5,101,825 640,928 0.05%
31 National Geographic Entertainment 2 $4,788,959 601,627 0.04%
32 Paramount Vantage 2 $4,686,312 588,732 0.04%
33 Magnet Pictures 10 $4,658,505 585,236 0.04%
34 Samuel Goldwyn Films 7 $4,499,676 565,283 0.04%
35 Kino Lorber 25 $3,714,830 466,673 0.03%
36 Atlas Distribution 1 $3,336,053 419,102 0.03%
37 Reliance Big Pictures 2 $3,206,429 402,816 0.03%
38 3D Entertainment 2 $2,941,509 369,536 0.03%
39 NCM Fathom 1 $2,800,000 351,758 0.03%
40 Cohen Media Group 5 $2,775,262 348,648 0.03%
41 Alliance Films 1 $2,462,588 309,370 0.02%
42 Entertainment One 8 $2,381,404 299,167 0.02%
43 IMAX Films 3 $2,124,838 266,938 0.02%
44 Indomina Releasing 4 $1,921,554 241,399 0.02%
45 Branded Entertainment 1 $1,832,541 230,218 0.02%
46 Seville 1 $1,810,703 227,475 0.02%
47 Shorts International 1 $1,702,415 213,871 0.02%
48 Codeblack Entertainment 1 $1,301,562 163,512 0.01%
49 ATO Pictures 4 $1,264,712 158,881 0.01%
50 Fox International 1 $1,257,892 158,026 0.01%
51 CJ Entertainment 2 $1,243,116 156,169 0.01%
52 Anchor Bay Entertainment 8 $1,107,796 139,167 0.01%
53 Kenn Viselman Presents 1 $1,065,907 133,907 0.01%
54 Page 124 Productions 1 $809,590 101,707 0.01%
55 Nocturnal Features 5 $763,273 95,886 0.01%
56 Veracity Moving Pictures 1 $741,381 93,138 0.01%
57 Zeitgeist 7 $666,127 83,682 0.01%
58 Well Go USA 4 $645,923 81,144 0.01%
59 MPI Media Group 3 $481,095 60,437 0.00%
60 Producers Distribution Agency 2 $459,256 57,694 0.00%
61 Music Box Films 12 $452,725 56,869 0.00%
62 Variance Films 7 $422,591 53,085 0.00%
63 First Run Features 24 $419,932 52,745 0.00%
64 Callbox, LLC 1 $416,151 52,280 0.00%
65 Wrekin Hill Entertainment 3 $382,054 47,994 0.00%
66 Loki Films 1 $377,219 47,389 0.00%
67 Paladin 5 $350,625 44,046 0.00%
68 TriBeca Films 12 $340,905 42,822 0.00%
69 Variance/40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks 1 $338,803 42,563 0.00%
70 International Film Circuit 4 $336,643 42,290 0.00%
71 Strand 14 $324,538 40,765 0.00%
72 Janus Films 3 $303,681 38,150 0.00%
73 Film Arcade 2 $284,218 35,704 0.00%
74 Long Shot Factory 4 $256,079 32,168 0.00%
75 China Lion Film Distribution 2 $246,175 30,925 0.00%
76 AFFRM 1 $236,806 29,749 0.00%
77 Slater Brothers Entertainment 1 $234,830 29,501 0.00%
78 Abramorama Films 3 $227,899 28,628 0.00%
79 Drafthouse Films 3 $220,074 27,646 0.00%
80 GKIDS 2 $202,086 25,387 0.00%
81 Brainstorm Media 3 $199,356 25,042 0.00%
82 Freestyle Releasing 4 $187,355 23,536 0.00%
83 Eleven Arts 1 $178,000 22,361 0.00%
84 PMK*BNC 3 $171,608 21,558 0.00%
85 New Yorker 2 $157,537 19,790 0.00%
86 Zipporah 1 $154,691 19,433 0.00%
87 Indican Pictures 12 $148,484 18,649 0.00%
88 Rialto Pictures 5 $140,241 17,616 0.00%
89 Dada Films 4 $126,700 15,914 0.00%
90 Alive Mind 6 $108,100 13,577 0.00%
91 Landmark Theaters 1 $105,710 13,280 0.00%
92 Screen Media Films 1 $94,621 11,887 0.00%
93 Sycamore Entertainment Group Inc. 1 $83,566 10,498 0.00%
94 Cinedigm 3 $78,236 9,827 0.00%
95 The Film Desk 8 $73,422 9,220 0.00%
96 Hannover House 2 $73,168 9,191 0.00%
97 Monterey Media 6 $72,782 9,141 0.00%
98 Submarine Deluxe 1 $66,852 8,398 0.00%
99 SnagFilms 2 $62,421 7,840 0.00%
100 Pathe Contemporary Films 1 $61,611 7,740 0.00%
101 Area 23a 2 $61,379 7,710 0.00%
102 Tyscot Manhaddon 1 $54,008 6,784 0.00%
103 Cinema Guild 2 $48,646 6,110 0.00%
104 S2BN 1 $47,718 5,994 0.00%
105 Fisher-Klingenstein Films 1 $43,583 5,475 0.00%
106 Participant Media 1 $40,846 5,131 0.00%
107 Palisades 1 $37,706 4,736 0.00%
108 Rocket Releasing 1 $34,112 4,285 0.00%
109 Joule Films 1 $30,655 3,851 0.00%
110 Koch Lorber Films 1 $29,630 3,722 0.00%
111 Film Movement 2 $29,501 3,705 0.00%
112 Adopt Films 1 $27,900 3,505 0.00%
113 Radius 2 $26,038 3,270 0.00%
114 APD/Cinema Conservancy 2 $20,521 2,577 0.00%
115 Pasidg Productions 1 $19,532 2,453 0.00%
116 Embassy 1 $18,574 2,333 0.00%
117 Film Forum 1 $16,854 2,117 0.00%
118 The Film Collaborative 1 $14,062 1,766 0.00%
119 Secret Identity Productions 1 $14,057 1,765 0.00%
120 Pillen's Farm Pictures 1 $13,500 1,695 0.00%
121 7A Productions 1 $13,093 1,644 0.00%
122 Red Flag Releasing 1 $10,000 1,256 0.00%
123 Image Entertainment 1 $9,600 1,206 0.00%
124 IFC Midnight 1 $8,452 1,061 0.00%
125 Cinema Purgatorio 1 $6,440 809 0.00%
126 Docurama 1 $5,997 753 0.00%
127 Hiltz Squared 1 $4,891 614 0.00%
128 Skylight Pictures 1 $3,988 501 0.00%
129 Phase 4 Films 1 $3,725 467 0.00%
130 CAVU Releasing 1 $3,386 425 0.00%
131 Seventh Art Releasing 1 $3,178 399 0.00%
132 Afterlight Pictures 1 $2,592 325 0.00%
133 Garvity Arch 1 $1,872 235 0.00%