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 27 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 16 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 16 $974,735,713 119,452,899 8.94%
8 Weinstein Co. 21 $466,650,769 57,187,583 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 33 $2,792,421,730 342,208,530 25.62%
2 Action 44 $2,215,811,882 271,547,774 20.33%
3 Comedy 110 $2,214,699,507 271,409,201 20.32%
4 Drama 238 $1,352,922,189 165,799,744 12.41%
5 Thriller/Suspense 72 $1,143,919,880 140,186,229 10.50%
6 Horror 30 $451,887,476 55,378,354 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 11 $162,874,877 19,960,151 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-13 151 $5,667,234,036 694,513,903 51.99%
2 R 228 $3,083,685,361 377,902,511 28.29%
3 PG 50 $1,955,319,539 239,622,469 17.94%
4 G 13 $293,933,532 36,023,484 2.70%
5 Not Rated 274 $49,704,994 6,093,394 0.46%
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 365 $4,446,494,484 544,913,369 40.79%
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 11 $407,011,108 49,878,807 3.73%
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 12 $142,775,342 17,496,974 1.31%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2013

RankProduction MethodMovies2013 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 698 $7,986,307,437 978,718,878 73.27%
2 Digital Animation 19 $1,643,428,536 201,400,548 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 324 $3,569,312,080 437,415,550 32.75%
2 Kids Fiction 23 $1,742,638,806 213,558,667 15.99%
3 Science Fiction 38 $1,627,726,577 199,478,496 14.93%
4 Fantasy 68 $1,261,369,210 154,579,530 11.57%
5 Super Hero 4 $1,035,567,339 126,907,760 9.50%
6 Dramatization 49 $792,937,996 97,174,318 7.27%
7 Historical Fiction 61 $589,495,070 72,242,015 5.41%
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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