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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2012

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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.

Top Grossing Distributors of 2012

RankDistributorMovies2012 GrossTicketsShare
1 Sony Pictures 26 $1,796,852,200 225,735,189 16.31%
2 Warner Bros. 28 $1,678,863,337 210,912,465 15.24%
3 Walt Disney 18 $1,600,678,745 201,090,284 14.53%
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 6 $36,889,637 4,634,374 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 22 $5,935,750 745,684 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 Atlas Distribution 1 $3,336,053 419,102 0.03%
36 Reliance Big Pictures 2 $3,206,429 402,816 0.03%
37 3D Entertainment 2 $2,941,509 369,536 0.03%
38 NCM Fathom 1 $2,800,000 351,758 0.03%
39 Cohen Media Group 5 $2,775,262 348,648 0.03%
40 Alliance Films 1 $2,462,588 309,370 0.02%
41 Entertainment One 8 $2,381,404 299,167 0.02%
42 IMAX Films 3 $2,124,838 266,938 0.02%
43 Indomina Releasing 4 $1,921,554 241,399 0.02%
44 Branded Entertainment 1 $1,832,541 230,218 0.02%
45 Seville 1 $1,810,703 227,475 0.02%
46 Shorts International 1 $1,702,415 213,871 0.02%
47 Kino Lorber 25 $1,582,565 198,801 0.01%
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 Kenn Viselman Presents 1 $1,065,907 133,907 0.01%
53 Anchor Bay Entertainment 8 $1,015,504 127,572 0.01%
54 Page 124 Productions 1 $768,518 96,547 0.01%
55 Nocturnal Features 5 $763,273 95,886 0.01%
56 Veracity Moving Pictures 1 $741,381 93,138 0.01%
57 Well Go USA 4 $645,923 81,144 0.01%
58 Zeitgeist 6 $606,391 76,178 0.01%
59 Music Box Films 13 $482,589 60,620 0.00%
60 Producers Distribution Agency 2 $459,256 57,694 0.00%
61 First Run Features 25 $432,767 54,357 0.00%
62 Variance Films 7 $422,591 53,085 0.00%
63 Callbox, LLC 1 $416,151 52,280 0.00%
64 Wrekin Hill Entertainment 3 $382,054 47,994 0.00%
65 Loki Films 1 $377,219 47,389 0.00%
66 MPI Media Group 2 $363,916 45,717 0.00%
67 Paladin 5 $350,625 44,046 0.00%
68 Strand 15 $345,701 43,423 0.00%
69 TriBeca Films 12 $340,905 42,822 0.00%
70 Variance/40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks 1 $338,803 42,563 0.00%
71 International Film Circuit 4 $336,643 42,290 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 Flicker Alley 1 $45,353 5,697 0.00%
106 Fisher-Klingenstein Films 1 $43,583 5,475 0.00%
107 Participant Media 1 $40,846 5,131 0.00%
108 Palisades 1 $37,706 4,736 0.00%
109 Rocket Releasing 1 $34,112 4,285 0.00%
110 Metropole Films Distribution 1 $32,457 4,077 0.00%
111 Joule Films 1 $30,655 3,851 0.00%
112 Koch Lorber Films 1 $29,630 3,722 0.00%
113 Film Movement 2 $29,501 3,705 0.00%
114 Adopt Films 1 $27,900 3,505 0.00%
115 Radius 2 $26,038 3,270 0.00%
116 APD/Cinema Conservancy 2 $20,521 2,577 0.00%
117 Pasidg Productions 1 $19,532 2,453 0.00%
118 Embassy 1 $18,574 2,333 0.00%
119 Film Forum 1 $16,854 2,117 0.00%
120 The Film Collaborative 1 $14,062 1,766 0.00%
121 Secret Identity Productions 1 $14,057 1,765 0.00%
122 Pillen's Farm Pictures 1 $13,500 1,695 0.00%
123 7A Productions 1 $13,093 1,644 0.00%
124 Red Flag Releasing 1 $10,000 1,256 0.00%
125 Image Entertainment 1 $9,600 1,206 0.00%
126 IFC Midnight 1 $8,452 1,061 0.00%
127 Cinema Purgatorio 1 $6,440 809 0.00%
128 Docurama 1 $5,997 753 0.00%
129 Hiltz Squared 1 $4,891 614 0.00%
130 Skylight Pictures 1 $3,988 501 0.00%
131 Phase 4 Films 1 $3,725 467 0.00%
132 CAVU Releasing 1 $3,386 425 0.00%
133 Seventh Art Releasing 1 $3,178 399 0.00%
134 Afterlight Pictures 1 $2,592 325 0.00%
135 Garvity Arch 1 $1,872 235 0.00%
136 Kino International 1 $672 84 0.00%