Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $5,854,809,466
Tickets Sold: 718,004,970
Average Ticket Price: $8.15

Top Grossing Movies of 2014

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2014 GrossTickets Sold
1 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $258,591,352 31,690,116
2 The Lego Movie Feb 7 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $257,512,745 31,557,934
3 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $230,695,150 28,271,464
4 Transformers: Age of Extinction Jun 27 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $229,616,681 28,139,299
5 Maleficent May 30 Walt Disney Adventure PG $229,329,691 28,104,128
6 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2 Sony Pictures Action PG-13 $202,084,843 24,765,299
7 Godzilla May 16 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $199,170,223 24,408,115
8 22 Jump Street Jun 13 Sony Pictures Comedy R $181,946,663 22,297,385
9 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Jun 13 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $162,100,240 19,865,225
10 Divergent Mar 21 Lionsgate Adventure PG-13 $150,947,895 18,498,516
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Biggest Weekends of 2014

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Jun 27, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction $100,038,390 4,233 Paramount Pictures Action
2 Apr 4, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $95,023,721 3,938 Walt Disney Action
3 May 16, 2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 3,952 Warner Bros. Action
4 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 4,324 Sony Pictures Action
5 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $90,823,660 3,996 20th Century Fox Action
6 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 3,967 20th Century Fox Adventure
7 May 30, 2014 Maleficent $69,431,298 3,948 Walt Disney Adventure
8 Feb 7, 2014 The LEGO Movie $69,050,279 3,775 Warner Bros. Adventure
9 Jun 13, 2014 22 Jump Street $57,071,445 3,306 Sony Pictures Comedy
10 Mar 21, 2014 Divergent $54,607,747 3,936 Lionsgate Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2014

RankDistributorMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 20th Century Fox 15 $1,096,458,118 134,369,862 18.73%
2 Warner Bros. 21 $969,830,819 118,851,807 16.56%
3 Sony Pictures 15 $886,711,801 108,665,655 15.15%
4 Walt Disney 12 $819,023,359 100,370,504 13.99%
5 Universal 10 $613,905,178 75,233,473 10.49%
6 Paramount Pictures 9 $535,329,054 65,604,047 9.14%
7 Lionsgate 12 $289,914,017 35,528,671 4.95%
8 Open Road 6 $119,107,355 14,596,486 2.03%
9 Relativity 8 $113,466,660 13,905,224 1.94%
10 Fox Searchlight 6 $88,601,694 10,858,047 1.51%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Action 31 $1,767,361,411 216,590,617 30.19%
2 Adventure 26 $1,544,670,933 189,297,896 26.38%
3 Comedy 66 $956,645,590 117,734,687 16.34%
4 Drama 157 $913,485,480 111,947,266 15.60%
5 Romantic Comedy 15 $189,796,048 23,259,312 3.24%
6 Black Comedy 9 $179,135,971 21,952,934 3.06%
7 Thriller/Suspense 39 $123,905,967 15,184,538 2.12%
8 Horror 14 $114,400,921 14,019,714 1.95%
9 Documentary 96 $61,478,952 7,534,215 1.05%
10 Multiple Genres 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.04%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 93 $2,996,912,227 367,268,612 51.19%
2 R 134 $1,416,537,605 174,093,971 24.19%
3 PG 31 $1,311,540,893 160,728,037 22.40%
4 G 10 $162,315,506 19,893,823 2.77%
5 Not Rated 179 $41,495,407 5,087,413 0.71%
6 NC-17 1 $33,559 4,112 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2014

RankSource MaterialMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 219 $1,715,339,513 210,711,831 29.30%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 12 $921,020,488 112,870,152 15.73%
3 Based on TV 8 $588,022,295 72,061,553 10.04%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 11 $486,572,923 59,629,030 8.31%
5 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 45 $449,783,985 55,122,791 7.68%
6 Remake 5 $407,158,575 49,896,883 6.95%
7 Spin-Off 3 $261,805,448 32,083,999 4.47%
8 Based on Toy 1 $257,512,745 31,557,934 4.40%
9 Based on Real Life Events 129 $253,186,674 31,030,584 4.32%
10 Based on Religious Text 4 $160,997,507 19,730,086 2.75%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 432 $4,186,426,318 513,546,087 71.50%
2 Digital Animation 14 $1,117,979,202 137,007,249 19.10%
3 Animation/Live Action 6 $538,937,727 66,046,288 9.21%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.04%
5 Hand Animation 4 $240,643 29,489 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 214 $1,596,656,784 196,167,384 27.27%
2 Science Fiction 30 $1,509,087,222 184,939,366 25.78%
3 Kids Fiction 14 $814,227,567 99,782,784 13.91%
4 Fantasy 28 $622,173,775 76,246,775 10.63%
5 Dramatization 34 $536,090,258 65,697,888 9.16%
6 Historical Fiction 31 $479,807,024 58,799,868 8.20%
7 Super Hero 3 $205,533,726 25,187,955 3.51%
8 Factual 99 $62,656,362 7,680,726 1.07%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $19,696,929 2,413,838 0.34%
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