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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2013

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Note: The Box Office figures are adjusted for inflation.

Total Box Office Gross: $10,892,640,927
Tickets Sold: 1,339,807,867
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 Adventure 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 Adventure
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

Weekend Breakdown Domestic Box Office for 2013

Weekend No. 1 Movie Weeks in
Release
No. 1
Box
Office
Combined
Weekend
Box Office
No. 1 /
Combined
Jan 4, 2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D New $21,744,470 $147,410,965 15%
Jan 11, 2013 Zero Dark Thirty 4 $24,438,936 $141,824,605 17%
Jan 18, 2013 Mama New $28,402,310 $139,522,220 20%
Jan 25, 2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters New $19,690,956 $112,132,236 18%
Feb 1, 2013 Warm Bodies New $20,353,967 $88,651,629 23%
Feb 8, 2013 Identity Thief New $34,551,025 $103,950,954 33%
Feb 15, 2013 A Good Day to Die Hard New $24,834,845 $141,103,788 18%
Feb 22, 2013 Identity Thief 3 $14,017,085 $103,537,191 14%
Mar 1, 2013 Jack the Giant Slayer New $27,202,226 $109,633,265 25%
Mar 8, 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful New $79,110,453 $140,603,217 56%
Mar 15, 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful 2 $41,252,702 $107,557,249 38%
Mar 22, 2013 The Croods New $43,639,736 $138,839,015 31%
Mar 29, 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation New $40,501,814 $147,241,048 28%
Apr 5, 2013 Evil Dead New $25,775,847 $134,593,984 19%
Apr 12, 2013 42 New $27,487,144 $116,699,100 24%
Apr 19, 2013 Oblivion New $37,054,485 $110,440,939 34%
Apr 26, 2013 Pain & Gain New $20,244,505 $92,177,575 22%
May 3, 2013 Iron Man 3 New $174,144,585 $217,256,630 80%
May 10, 2013 Iron Man 3 2 $72,525,615 $158,081,626 46%
May 17, 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness New $70,165,559 $153,740,484 46%
May 24, 2013 Fast and Furious 6 New $97,375,245 $254,371,871 38%
May 31, 2013 Fast and Furious 6 2 $35,164,440 $164,440,271 21%
Jun 7, 2013 The Purge New $34,058,360 $149,109,706 23%
Jun 14, 2013 Man of Steel New $116,619,362 $203,925,707 57%
Jun 21, 2013 Monsters University New $82,429,469 $240,260,571 34%
Jun 28, 2013 Monsters University 2 $45,607,745 $190,536,668 24%
Jul 5, 2013 Despicable Me 2 New $84,227,980 $227,608,100 37%
Jul 12, 2013 Despicable Me 2 2 $43,892,895 $194,356,451 23%
Jul 19, 2013 The Conjuring New $41,855,326 $195,240,639 21%
Jul 26, 2013 The Wolverine New $53,113,752 $171,925,357 31%
Aug 2, 2013 2 Guns New $27,059,130 $137,829,219 20%
Aug 9, 2013 Elysium New $29,807,393 $159,230,542 19%
Aug 16, 2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler New $24,637,312 $139,417,435 18%
Aug 23, 2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler 2 $16,503,812 $109,722,596 15%
Aug 30, 2013 One Direction: This is Us New $15,815,497 $124,777,467 13%
Sep 6, 2013 Riddick New $19,030,375 $85,307,798 22%
Sep 13, 2013 Insidious Chapter 2 New $40,272,103 $103,179,845 39%
Sep 20, 2013 Prisoners New $20,817,053 $86,773,156 24%
Sep 27, 2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 New $34,017,930 $109,006,110 31%
Oct 4, 2013 Gravity New $55,785,112 $126,507,058 44%
Oct 11, 2013 Gravity 2 $43,188,256 $116,311,433 37%
Oct 18, 2013 Gravity 3 $30,027,161 $104,520,776 29%
Oct 25, 2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa New $32,055,177 $102,709,203 31%
Nov 1, 2013 Ender's Game New $27,017,351 $126,753,167 21%
Nov 8, 2013 Thor: The Dark World New $85,737,841 $167,722,350 51%
Nov 15, 2013 Thor: The Dark World 2 $36,586,016 $125,611,292 29%
Nov 22, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire New $158,074,286 $225,606,493 70%
Nov 29, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 2 $74,179,601 $207,772,420 36%
Dec 6, 2013 Frozen 3 $31,616,230 $94,401,373 33%
Dec 13, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug New $73,645,197 $147,248,486 50%
Dec 20, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2 $31,505,278 $139,545,605 23%
Dec 27, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3 $29,031,732 $195,750,830 15%

The highest values in the column(s) No. 1 Box Office, Combined Weekend Box Office, No. 1 / Combined are shown in bold.

The lowest values in the column(s) No. 1 Box Office, Combined Weekend Box Office, No. 1 / Combined are shown underlined.

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2013

RankDistributorMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Warner Bros. 26 $1,858,605,153 228,610,706 17.06%
2 Walt Disney 17 $1,739,045,292 213,904,700 15.97%
3 Universal 19 $1,396,510,275 171,772,471 12.82%
4 Sony Pictures 19 $1,155,711,098 142,153,878 10.61%
5 20th Century Fox 20 $1,068,879,026 131,473,427 9.81%
6 Lionsgate 23 $1,055,159,117 129,785,858 9.69%
7 Paramount Pictures 16 $999,893,543 122,988,128 9.18%
8 Weinstein Co. 22 $452,204,441 55,621,692 4.15%
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 33 $3,182,173,135 391,411,194 29.21%
2 Action 44 $2,225,063,194 273,685,486 20.43%
3 Comedy 106 $1,837,848,668 226,057,595 16.87%
4 Drama 229 $1,337,741,931 164,543,780 12.28%
5 Thriller/Suspense 70 $1,143,419,822 140,642,010 10.50%
6 Horror 30 $448,523,012 55,168,866 4.12%
7 Romantic Comedy 25 $197,247,886 24,261,722 1.81%
8 Black Comedy 12 $188,672,454 23,206,939 1.73%
9 Western 4 $145,859,175 17,940,856 1.34%
10 Concert/Performance 4 $64,881,892 7,980,550 0.60%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2013

RankMPAA RatingMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 150 $5,878,300,133 723,038,072 53.97%
2 R 222 $3,076,072,370 378,360,568 28.24%
3 PG 51 $1,969,240,067 242,218,928 18.08%
4 G 11 $285,898,880 35,165,907 2.62%
5 Not Rated 302 $57,850,997 7,115,600 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 360 $4,377,520,610 538,440,233 40.19%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 70 $2,074,078,160 255,114,132 19.04%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 16 $1,402,760,310 172,541,235 12.88%
4 Based on Real Life Events 206 $947,938,141 116,597,463 8.70%
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 3.84%
7 Based on TV 5 $349,641,784 43,006,367 3.21%
8 Spin-Off 3 $266,403,917 32,768,008 2.45%
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 682 $7,959,264,083 978,998,935 73.07%
2 Digital Animation 19 $1,655,611,524 203,642,243 15.20%
3 Animation/Live Action 10 $1,247,539,587 153,448,899 11.45%
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 322 $3,577,292,057 440,011,162 32.84%
2 Kids Fiction 22 $1,758,593,426 216,309,143 16.14%
3 Science Fiction 36 $1,632,626,393 200,815,034 14.99%
4 Fantasy 63 $1,225,417,842 150,727,871 11.25%
5 Super Hero 4 $1,036,043,846 127,434,665 9.51%
6 Dramatization 48 $819,115,682 100,752,212 7.52%
7 Historical Fiction 58 $559,228,676 68,785,785 5.13%
8 Factual 161 $215,712,671 26,532,852 1.98%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $51,229,508 6,301,290 0.47%
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