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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 16.23%
2 Warner Bros. 28 $1,686,132,816 211,825,716 15.23%
3 Walt Disney 18 $1,600,681,823 201,090,671 14.45%
4 Universal 17 $1,368,568,408 171,930,696 12.36%
5 Lionsgate 21 $1,258,302,085 158,078,140 11.36%
6 20th Century Fox 19 $1,039,553,176 130,597,124 9.39%
7 Paramount Pictures 22 $948,275,499 119,130,077 8.56%
8 Weinstein Co. 21 $304,142,241 38,208,815 2.75%
9 Relativity 6 $202,357,616 25,421,808 1.83%
10 Open Road 7 $194,695,120 24,459,182 1.76%
11 Focus Features 10 $150,407,440 18,895,401 1.36%
12 Fox Searchlight 10 $117,266,898 14,732,018 1.06%
13 CBS Films 4 $89,893,717 11,293,179 0.81%
14 Sony Pictures Classics 22 $54,651,016 6,865,694 0.49%
15 Rocky Mountain Pictures 5 $36,841,824 4,628,368 0.33%
16 Roadside Attractions 12 $19,654,354 2,469,133 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 26 $11,814,142 1,484,177 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 Yash Raj Films 3 $5,447,931 684,412 0.05%
28 Five & Two Pictures 1 $5,203,895 653,755 0.05%
29 Oscilloscope Pictures 9 $5,101,825 640,928 0.05%
30 National Geographic Entertainment 2 $4,788,959 601,627 0.04%
31 Paramount Vantage 2 $4,686,312 588,732 0.04%
32 Magnet Pictures 10 $4,658,505 585,236 0.04%
33 Samuel Goldwyn Films 7 $4,499,676 565,283 0.04%
34 Kino Lorber 25 $3,714,830 466,673 0.03%
35 Music Box Films 15 $3,398,978 427,000 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 NCM Fathom 1 $2,800,000 351,758 0.03%
39 Cohen Media Group 5 $2,775,262 348,648 0.03%
40 3D Entertainment 2 $2,208,455 277,443 0.02%
41 Entertainment One 6 $2,155,235 270,755 0.02%
42 IMAX Films 1 $2,084,978 261,931 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 Shorts International 1 $1,702,415 213,871 0.02%
46 Codeblack Entertainment 1 $1,301,562 163,512 0.01%
47 ATO Pictures 4 $1,264,712 158,881 0.01%
48 Fox International 1 $1,257,892 158,026 0.01%
49 CJ Entertainment 2 $1,243,116 156,169 0.01%
50 Kenn Viselman Presents 1 $1,065,907 133,907 0.01%
51 Anchor Bay Entertainment 8 $1,015,504 127,572 0.01%
52 Paladin 6 $951,220 119,497 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 $666,127 83,682 0.01%
56 Well Go USA 4 $645,923 81,144 0.01%
57 TriBeca Films 14 $522,622 65,650 0.00%
58 GKIDS 3 $489,795 61,531 0.00%
59 MPI Media Group 3 $481,095 60,437 0.00%
60 Producers Distribution Agency 2 $459,256 57,694 0.00%
61 Page 124 Productions 1 $456,276 57,321 0.00%
62 First Run Features 26 $454,855 57,131 0.00%
63 Variance Films 7 $422,591 53,085 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 Variance/40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks 1 $338,803 42,563 0.00%
68 International Film Circuit 4 $336,643 42,290 0.00%
69 Strand 14 $324,538 40,765 0.00%
70 Janus Films 3 $303,681 38,150 0.00%
71 Film Arcade 2 $284,218 35,704 0.00%
72 Long Shot Factory 4 $256,079 32,168 0.00%
73 China Lion Film Distribution 2 $246,175 30,925 0.00%
74 AFFRM 1 $236,806 29,749 0.00%
75 Slater Brothers Entertainment 1 $234,830 29,501 0.00%
76 Abramorama Films 3 $227,899 28,628 0.00%
77 Drafthouse Films 3 $220,074 27,646 0.00%
78 Brainstorm Media 3 $199,356 25,042 0.00%
79 Freestyle Releasing 4 $187,355 23,536 0.00%
80 Eleven Arts 1 $178,000 22,361 0.00%
81 PMK*BNC 3 $171,608 21,558 0.00%
82 New Yorker 2 $157,537 19,790 0.00%
83 Dada Films 5 $156,135 19,611 0.00%
84 Zipporah 1 $154,691 19,433 0.00%
85 Indican Pictures 12 $145,795 18,311 0.00%
86 Rialto Pictures 5 $140,241 17,616 0.00%
87 Alive Mind 6 $108,100 13,577 0.00%
88 Mongrel Media 5 $107,799 13,539 0.00%
89 Landmark Theaters 1 $105,710 13,280 0.00%
90 Screen Media Films 1 $94,621 11,887 0.00%
91 Sycamore Entertainment Group Inc. 1 $83,566 10,498 0.00%
92 Cinedigm 3 $78,236 9,827 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 Submarine Deluxe 1 $66,852 8,398 0.00%
97 SnagFilms 2 $62,421 7,840 0.00%
98 Area 23a 2 $61,379 7,710 0.00%
99 Tyscot Manhaddon 1 $54,008 6,784 0.00%
100 Cinema Guild 2 $48,646 6,110 0.00%
101 S2BN 1 $47,718 5,994 0.00%
102 Fisher-Klingenstein Films 1 $43,583 5,475 0.00%
103 Red Flag Releasing 2 $41,406 5,201 0.00%
104 Participant Media 1 $40,846 5,131 0.00%
105 Palisades 1 $37,706 4,736 0.00%
106 Rocket Releasing 1 $34,112 4,285 0.00%
107 Joule Films 1 $30,655 3,851 0.00%
108 Koch Lorber Films 1 $29,630 3,722 0.00%
109 Film Movement 2 $29,501 3,705 0.00%
110 Adopt Films 1 $27,900 3,505 0.00%
111 Radius 2 $26,038 3,270 0.00%
112 APD/Cinema Conservancy 2 $20,521 2,577 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 7A Productions 1 $13,093 1,644 0.00%
118 Image Entertainment 1 $9,600 1,206 0.00%
119 Film Forum 1 $9,041 1,135 0.00%
120 IFC Midnight 1 $8,452 1,061 0.00%
121 Cinema Purgatorio 1 $6,440 809 0.00%
122 Docurama 1 $5,997 753 0.00%
123 Hiltz Squared 1 $4,891 614 0.00%
124 Skylight Pictures 1 $3,988 501 0.00%
125 Phase 4 Films 1 $3,725 467 0.00%
126 CAVU Releasing 1 $3,386 425 0.00%
127 Seventh Art Releasing 1 $3,178 399 0.00%
128 Afterlight Pictures 1 $2,592 325 0.00%
129 Garvity Arch 1 $1,872 235 0.00%