Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2013

Total Box Office Gross: $10,899,633,766
Tickets Sold: 1,335,744,309
Average Ticket Price: $8.16

Top Grossing Movies of 2013

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2013 GrossTickets Sold
1 Iron Man 3 May 3 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $408,992,272 50,121,601
2 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Nov 22 Lionsgate Adventure PG-13 $400,088,390 49,030,439
3 Despicable Me 2 Jul 2 Universal Comedy PG $367,860,095 45,080,893
4 Man of Steel Jun 14 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $291,045,518 35,667,342
5 Frozen Nov 22 Walt Disney Adventure PG $277,116,204 33,960,319
6 Monsters University Jun 21 Walt Disney Adventure G $268,488,329 32,902,981
7 Gravity Oct 4 Warner Bros. Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $255,144,426 31,267,699
8 Fast and Furious 6 May 24 Universal Action PG-13 $238,679,850 29,249,981
9 Oz the Great and Powerful Mar 8 Walt Disney Adventure PG $234,770,996 28,770,955
10 Star Trek Into Darkness May 15 Paramount Pictures Adventure PG-13 $228,778,661 28,036,600
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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. 29 $1,861,194,799 228,087,584 17.08%
2 Walt Disney 18 $1,721,354,677 210,950,321 15.79%
3 Universal 19 $1,415,663,293 173,488,139 12.99%
4 Sony Pictures 20 $1,149,187,808 140,831,830 10.54%
5 20th Century Fox 20 $1,069,359,977 131,049,009 9.81%
6 Lionsgate 20 $1,017,528,833 124,697,152 9.34%
7 Paramount Pictures 17 $975,265,316 119,520,022 8.95%
8 Weinstein Co. 19 $465,961,091 57,103,065 4.28%
9 Relativity 9 $241,346,610 29,576,786 2.21%
10 FilmDistrict 6 $213,524,442 26,167,209 1.96%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2013

RankGenreMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 34 $2,792,509,513 342,219,287 25.62%
2 Action 45 $2,215,859,922 271,553,661 20.33%
3 Comedy 113 $2,215,214,635 271,472,328 20.32%
4 Drama 237 $1,352,511,561 165,749,422 12.41%
5 Thriller/Suspense 73 $1,143,923,960 140,186,729 10.50%
6 Horror 30 $451,916,806 55,381,948 4.15%
7 Romantic Comedy 24 $192,938,406 23,644,402 1.77%
8 Western 4 $165,868,842 20,327,061 1.52%
9 Black Comedy 12 $162,877,188 19,960,434 1.49%
10 Musical 6 $76,513,175 9,376,612 0.70%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2013

RankMPAA RatingMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 152 $5,880,618,458 720,663,954 53.95%
2 R 228 $3,083,685,361 377,902,511 28.29%
3 PG 51 $1,955,319,938 239,622,517 17.94%
4 G 13 $293,933,532 36,023,484 2.70%
5 Not Rated 295 $51,388,424 6,299,686 0.47%
6 NC-17 1 $2,416,945 296,194 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2013

RankSource MaterialMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 368 $4,428,527,115 542,711,484 40.63%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 78 $2,105,403,541 258,017,329 19.32%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,399,857,020 171,551,097 12.84%
4 Based on Real Life Events 211 $934,431,429 114,516,389 8.57%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 12 $425,154,459 52,102,256 3.90%
6 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 7 $398,268,422 48,807,401 3.65%
7 Based on TV 5 $345,888,987 42,388,353 3.17%
8 Spin-Off 2 $256,413,656 31,423,241 2.35%
9 Based on Short Film 4 $173,906,907 21,312,119 1.60%
10 Remake 13 $142,856,723 17,506,947 1.31%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2013

RankProduction MethodMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 702 $7,986,560,720 978,749,915 73.27%
2 Digital Animation 20 $1,643,432,616 201,401,048 15.08%
3 Animation/Live Action 10 $1,245,669,161 152,655,528 11.43%
4 Multiple Production Methods 3 $11,054,701 1,354,741 0.10%
5 Hand Animation 5 $1,453,228 178,089 0.01%
6 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $802,410 98,334 0.01%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2013

RankCreative TypeMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 326 $3,537,021,775 433,458,404 32.45%
2 Kids Fiction 23 $1,742,638,806 213,558,667 15.99%
3 Science Fiction 39 $1,628,170,675 199,532,919 14.94%
4 Fantasy 70 $1,293,472,780 158,513,790 11.87%
5 Super Hero 4 $1,035,567,339 126,907,760 9.50%
6 Dramatization 51 $795,247,724 97,457,372 7.30%
7 Historical Fiction 59 $587,185,342 71,958,961 5.39%
8 Factual 164 $218,310,205 26,755,891 2.00%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $51,332,061 6,290,690 0.47%
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