Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2013

Total Box Office Gross: $10,897,710,089
Tickets Sold: 1,340,431,374
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 2 Universal Comedy PG $367,956,735 45,259,130
4 Frozen Nov 22 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 $1,861,592,894 228,978,201 17.08%
2 Walt Disney 17 $1,739,033,087 213,903,199 15.96%
3 Universal 19 $1,396,510,275 171,772,471 12.81%
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 18 $1,001,805,421 123,223,289 9.19%
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 32 $2,814,216,400 346,152,064 25.82%
2 Action 44 $2,225,063,194 273,685,486 20.42%
3 Comedy 109 $2,219,446,947 272,994,650 20.37%
4 Drama 229 $1,332,493,525 163,898,215 12.23%
5 Thriller/Suspense 69 $1,143,413,437 140,641,225 10.49%
6 Horror 29 $448,516,063 55,168,012 4.12%
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 $145,846,970 17,939,355 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 $5,878,287,928 723,036,571 53.94%
2 R 222 $3,078,913,081 378,709,979 28.25%
3 PG 50 $1,969,237,999 242,218,674 18.07%
4 G 11 $285,898,880 35,165,907 2.62%
5 Not Rated 297 $59,549,263 7,324,486 0.55%
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 $4,384,150,072 539,255,664 40.23%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 67 $2,073,911,608 255,093,647 19.03%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,400,333,527 172,242,738 12.85%
4 Based on Real Life Events 203 $947,882,451 116,590,614 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 3.83%
7 Based on TV 5 $349,629,579 43,004,866 3.21%
8 Spin-Off 3 $266,403,917 32,768,008 2.44%
9 Based on Short Film 4 $173,458,552 21,335,614 1.59%
10 Remake 12 $142,773,137 17,561,261 1.31%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2013

RankProduction MethodMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 676 $7,963,243,674 979,488,426 73.07%
2 Digital Animation 19 $1,655,611,524 203,642,243 15.19%
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 317 $3,494,909,048 429,877,953 32.07%
2 Kids Fiction 22 $1,758,593,426 216,309,143 16.14%
3 Science Fiction 36 $1,635,610,806 201,182,120 15.01%
4 Fantasy 66 $1,309,000,189 161,008,601 12.01%
5 Super Hero 4 $1,036,043,846 127,434,665 9.51%
6 Dramatization 48 $819,114,287 100,752,041 7.52%
7 Historical Fiction 57 $559,080,206 68,767,518 5.13%
8 Factual 158 $215,658,376 26,526,174 1.98%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $51,229,508 6,301,290 0.47%
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