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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2013

Total Box Office Gross: $10,912,846,606
Tickets Sold: 1,342,293,192
Average Ticket Price: $8.13

Top Grossing Movies of 2013

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2013 GrossTickets Sold
1 Iron Man 3 May 3 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $408,992,272 50,306,552
2 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Nov 22 Lionsgate Adventure PG-13 $407,139,699 50,078,683
3 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3 Universal Comedy PG $367,956,735 45,259,130
4 Frozen Nov 27 Walt Disney Adventure PG $296,691,729 36,493,447
5 Man of Steel Jun 14 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $291,045,518 35,798,956
6 Monsters University Jun 21 Walt Disney Adventure G $268,488,329 33,024,394
7 Gravity Oct 4 Warner Bros. Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $255,621,667 31,441,779
8 Fast and Furious 6 May 24 Universal Action PG-13 $238,679,850 29,357,915
9 Oz the Great and Powerful Mar 8 Walt Disney Adventure PG $234,770,996 28,877,121
10 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Dec 13 Warner Bros. Adventure PG-13 $229,059,642 28,174,617
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Biggest Weekends of 2013

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 May 3, 2013 Iron Man 3 $174,144,585 4,253 Walt Disney Action
2 Nov 22, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $158,074,286 4,163 Lionsgate Adventure
3 Jun 14, 2013 Man of Steel $116,619,362 4,207 Warner Bros. Action
4 May 24, 2013 Fast and Furious 6 $97,375,245 3,658 Universal Action
5 Nov 8, 2013 Thor: The Dark World $85,737,841 3,841 Walt Disney Adventure
6 Jul 5, 2013 Despicable Me 2 $84,227,980 3,997 Universal Comedy
7 Jun 21, 2013 Monsters University $82,429,469 4,004 Walt Disney Adventure
8 Mar 8, 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $79,110,453 3,912 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Nov 29, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $74,179,601 4,163 Lionsgate Adventure
10 Dec 13, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $73,645,197 3,903 Warner Bros. Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2013

RankDistributorMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Warner Bros. 27 $1,875,002,894 230,627,648 17.18%
2 Walt Disney 17 $1,739,045,292 213,904,700 15.94%
3 Universal 19 $1,396,510,275 171,772,471 12.80%
4 Sony Pictures 19 $1,155,711,098 142,153,878 10.59%
5 20th Century Fox 20 $1,068,879,026 131,473,427 9.79%
6 Lionsgate 18 $1,023,549,891 125,897,886 9.38%
7 Paramount Pictures 15 $981,549,932 120,731,842 8.99%
8 Weinstein Co. 22 $452,204,441 55,621,692 4.14%
9 Relativity 9 $241,948,226 29,759,925 2.22%
10 FilmDistrict 6 $213,471,308 26,257,230 1.96%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2013

RankGenreMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 32 $2,814,216,400 346,152,064 25.79%
2 Action 44 $2,225,063,194 273,685,486 20.39%
3 Comedy 109 $2,216,987,224 272,692,101 20.32%
4 Drama 228 $1,334,273,309 164,117,135 12.23%
5 Thriller/Suspense 69 $1,143,414,305 140,641,332 10.48%
6 Horror 29 $451,923,871 55,587,177 4.14%
7 Romantic Comedy 24 $192,919,036 23,729,269 1.77%
8 Black Comedy 12 $188,672,454 23,206,939 1.73%
9 Western 4 $145,859,175 17,940,856 1.34%
10 Musical 5 $73,911,345 9,091,184 0.68%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2013

RankMPAA RatingMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 150 $5,891,710,133 724,687,519 53.99%
2 R 219 $3,082,311,395 379,127,977 28.24%
3 PG 50 $1,969,237,999 242,218,674 18.05%
4 G 11 $285,898,880 35,165,907 2.62%
5 Not Rated 299 $57,878,901 7,119,034 0.53%
6 NC-17 1 $2,426,783 298,497 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2013

RankSource MaterialMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 359 $4,402,244,709 541,481,328 40.34%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 70 $2,087,348,797 256,746,437 19.13%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 16 $1,402,760,310 172,541,235 12.85%
4 Based on Real Life Events 205 $947,952,734 116,599,259 8.69%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 13 $441,534,464 54,309,275 4.05%
6 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 7 $417,843,947 51,395,316 3.83%
7 Based on TV 5 $349,641,784 43,006,367 3.20%
8 Spin-Off 2 $248,060,306 30,511,722 2.27%
9 Based on Short Film 4 $173,458,552 21,335,614 1.59%
10 Remake 11 $142,761,778 17,559,869 1.31%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2013

RankProduction MethodMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 679 $7,979,469,762 981,484,260 73.12%
2 Digital Animation 19 $1,655,611,524 203,642,243 15.17%
3 Animation/Live Action 10 $1,247,539,587 153,448,899 11.43%
4 Multiple Production Methods 3 $11,054,701 1,359,740 0.10%
5 Hand Animation 5 $1,462,280 179,861 0.01%
6 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $354,055 43,549 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2013

RankCreative TypeMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 320 $3,515,988,076 432,470,698 32.22%
2 Kids Fiction 22 $1,758,593,426 216,309,143 16.11%
3 Science Fiction 37 $1,635,614,134 201,182,529 14.99%
4 Fantasy 63 $1,304,070,678 160,402,267 11.95%
5 Super Hero 4 $1,036,043,846 127,434,665 9.49%
6 Dramatization 48 $819,114,287 100,752,041 7.51%
7 Historical Fiction 57 $559,083,166 68,767,887 5.12%
8 Factual 160 $215,728,659 26,534,819 1.98%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $51,229,508 6,301,290 0.47%
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