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 $1,779,429,133 223,546,361 16.44%
2 Warner Bros. 28 $1,651,237,517 207,441,885 15.25%
3 Walt Disney 18 $1,579,905,999 198,480,643 14.59%
4 Universal 17 $1,343,910,088 168,832,916 12.41%
5 Lionsgate 20 $1,232,344,423 154,817,128 11.38%
6 20th Century Fox 19 $1,008,717,381 126,723,282 9.32%
7 Paramount Pictures 22 $901,751,274 113,285,324 8.33%
8 Weinstein Co. 21 $278,608,624 35,001,073 2.57%
9 Relativity 6 $202,252,076 25,408,549 1.87%
10 Open Road 7 $194,446,740 24,427,978 1.80%
11 Focus Features 10 $144,228,253 18,119,122 1.33%
12 Fox Searchlight 10 $114,901,931 14,434,911 1.06%
13 CBS Films 4 $89,893,717 11,293,179 0.83%
14 Sony Pictures Classics 22 $54,030,862 6,787,787 0.50%
15 Rocky Mountain Pictures 5 $36,841,824 4,628,368 0.34%
16 FilmDistrict 4 $17,260,217 2,168,367 0.16%
17 Roadside Attractions 11 $16,451,199 2,066,727 0.15%
18 IFC Films 38 $13,182,486 1,656,075 0.12%
19 Magnolia Pictures 26 $11,829,683 1,486,130 0.11%
20 Millennium Entertainment 10 $11,298,875 1,419,451 0.10%
21 Summit Entertainment 2 $10,220,700 1,284,007 0.09%
22 Eros Entertainment 10 $9,663,463 1,213,998 0.09%
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 Alliance Films 2 $6,627,499 832,600 0.06%
27 UTV Communications 14 $6,442,682 809,374 0.06%
28 Yash Raj Films 3 $5,447,931 684,412 0.05%
29 Five & Two Pictures 1 $5,203,895 653,755 0.05%
30 Oscilloscope Pictures 9 $5,082,015 638,440 0.05%
31 Mongrel Media 20 $4,653,585 584,610 0.04%
32 Samuel Goldwyn Films 7 $4,482,497 563,125 0.04%
33 Paramount Vantage 2 $4,416,224 554,801 0.04%
34 Kino Lorber 24 $3,705,324 465,480 0.03%
35 National Geographic Entertainment 2 $3,539,229 444,626 0.03%
36 Music Box Films 14 $3,363,793 422,581 0.03%
37 Atlas Distribution 1 $3,336,053 419,102 0.03%
38 Reliance Big Pictures 2 $2,965,324 372,527 0.03%
39 NCM Fathom 1 $2,800,000 351,758 0.03%
40 Cohen Media Group 4 $2,721,584 341,905 0.03%
41 3D Entertainment 2 $2,208,455 277,443 0.02%
42 Entertainment One 7 $2,068,002 259,796 0.02%
43 IMAX Films 1 $2,045,739 257,002 0.02%
44 Indomina Releasing 4 $1,896,172 238,210 0.02%
45 Branded Entertainment 1 $1,832,541 230,218 0.02%
46 Shorts International 1 $1,702,415 213,871 0.02%
47 Codeblack Entertainment 1 $1,301,562 163,512 0.01%
48 ATO Pictures 4 $1,264,712 158,881 0.01%
49 Fox International 1 $1,257,892 158,026 0.01%
50 CJ Entertainment 2 $1,240,641 155,858 0.01%
51 Kenn Viselman Presents 1 $1,065,907 133,907 0.01%
52 Anchor Bay Entertainment 8 $1,015,504 127,572 0.01%
53 Nocturnal Features 5 $763,273 95,886 0.01%
54 Veracity Moving Pictures 1 $741,381 93,138 0.01%
55 Zeitgeist 7 $660,971 83,033 0.01%
56 Well Go USA 4 $645,923 81,144 0.01%
57 TriBeca Films 13 $508,933 63,931 0.00%
58 Magnet Pictures 9 $493,594 62,006 0.00%
59 Page 124 Productions 1 $456,276 57,321 0.00%
60 First Run Features 25 $432,767 54,357 0.00%
61 Variance Films 7 $421,077 52,895 0.00%
62 Producers Distribution Agency 2 $416,941 52,378 0.00%
63 Wrekin Hill Entertainment 3 $382,054 47,994 0.00%
64 Loki Films 1 $377,219 47,389 0.00%
65 MPI Media Group 2 $363,916 45,717 0.00%
66 Paladin 5 $350,255 43,999 0.00%
67 Variance/40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks 1 $338,803 42,563 0.00%
68 International Film Circuit 4 $336,353 42,253 0.00%
69 Strand 14 $310,073 38,948 0.00%
70 Film Arcade 2 $284,218 35,704 0.00%
71 Long Shot Factory 4 $247,793 31,128 0.00%
72 China Lion Film Distribution 2 $246,175 30,925 0.00%
73 AFFRM 1 $236,806 29,749 0.00%
74 Slater Brothers Entertainment 1 $234,830 29,501 0.00%
75 Abramorama Films 3 $227,899 28,628 0.00%
76 Drafthouse Films 3 $220,074 27,646 0.00%
77 GKIDS 2 $202,086 25,387 0.00%
78 Brainstorm Media 3 $199,356 25,042 0.00%
79 Freestyle Releasing 4 $187,355 23,536 0.00%
80 Janus Films 3 $187,124 23,507 0.00%
81 Eleven Arts 1 $178,000 22,361 0.00%
82 PMK*BNC 3 $171,608 21,558 0.00%
83 Area 23a 3 $171,035 21,485 0.00%
84 New Yorker 2 $157,537 19,790 0.00%
85 Zipporah 1 $154,691 19,433 0.00%
86 Indican Pictures 12 $145,410 18,262 0.00%
87 Dada Films 4 $125,853 15,808 0.00%
88 Rialto Pictures 4 $125,240 15,732 0.00%
89 Screen Media Films 1 $94,621 11,887 0.00%
90 Alive Mind 4 $88,427 11,107 0.00%
91 Sycamore Entertainment Group Inc. 1 $83,566 10,498 0.00%
92 Cinedigm 3 $78,030 9,801 0.00%
93 Hannover House 2 $73,168 9,191 0.00%
94 Monterey Media 6 $72,782 9,141 0.00%
95 The Film Desk 8 $72,723 9,132 0.00%
96 SnagFilms 2 $62,137 7,805 0.00%
97 Pathe Contemporary Films 1 $61,611 7,740 0.00%
98 Kino International 2 $54,152 6,802 0.00%
99 Tyscot Manhaddon 1 $54,008 6,784 0.00%
100 Submarine Deluxe 1 $50,608 6,357 0.00%
101 Cinema Guild 2 $48,646 6,110 0.00%
102 S2BN 1 $47,718 5,994 0.00%
103 Fisher-Klingenstein Films 1 $43,583 5,475 0.00%
104 Red Flag Releasing 2 $41,406 5,201 0.00%
105 Participant Media 1 $40,846 5,131 0.00%
106 Palisades 1 $37,706 4,736 0.00%
107 Rocket Releasing 1 $34,112 4,285 0.00%
108 Joule Films 1 $30,655 3,851 0.00%
109 Koch Lorber Films 1 $29,630 3,722 0.00%
110 Film Movement 2 $29,501 3,705 0.00%
111 Adopt Films 1 $27,900 3,505 0.00%
112 Radius 2 $26,038 3,270 0.00%
113 Pasidg Productions 1 $19,532 2,453 0.00%
114 The Film Collaborative 1 $14,062 1,766 0.00%
115 Secret Identity Productions 1 $14,057 1,765 0.00%
116 Pillen's Farm Pictures 1 $13,500 1,695 0.00%
117 APD/Cinema Conservancy 1 $13,266 1,666 0.00%
118 7A Productions 1 $13,093 1,644 0.00%
119 Image Entertainment 1 $9,600 1,206 0.00%
120 Film Forum 1 $9,041 1,135 0.00%
121 IFC Midnight 1 $8,452 1,061 0.00%
122 Cinema Purgatorio 1 $6,440 809 0.00%
123 Docurama 1 $5,997 753 0.00%
124 Category One 1 $5,887 739 0.00%
125 Hiltz Squared 1 $4,891 614 0.00%
126 Skylight Pictures 1 $3,988 501 0.00%
127 CAVU Releasing 1 $3,386 425 0.00%
128 Afterlight Pictures 1 $2,592 325 0.00%
129 Phase 4 Films 1 $2,069 259 0.00%
130 Garvity Arch 1 $1,872 235 0.00%