Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $7,382,407,122
Tickets Sold: 905,210,513
Average Ticket Price: $8.16

Top Grossing Movies of 2014

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2014 GrossTickets Sold
1 Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 1 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $307,344,958 37,664,823
2 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $259,746,958 31,831,735
3 The Lego Movie Feb 7 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $257,784,718 31,591,264
4 Transformers: Age of Extinction Jun 27 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $245,135,728 30,041,143
5 Maleficent May 30 Walt Disney Adventure PG $239,251,615 29,320,050
6 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $233,804,186 28,652,473
7 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $206,957,580 25,362,448
8 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2 Sony Pictures Action PG-13 $202,853,933 24,859,550
9 Godzilla May 16 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $200,672,193 24,592,180
10 22 Jump Street Jun 13 Sony Pictures Comedy R $190,962,963 23,402,323
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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 Aug 1, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 4,080 Walt Disney Adventure
4 May 16, 2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 3,952 Warner Bros. Action
5 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 4,324 Sony Pictures Action
6 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $90,823,660 3,996 20th Century Fox Action
7 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 3,967 20th Century Fox Adventure
8 May 30, 2014 Maleficent $69,431,298 3,948 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Feb 7, 2014 The LEGO Movie $69,050,279 3,775 Warner Bros. Adventure
10 Aug 8, 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $65,575,105 3,845 Paramount Pictures Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2014

RankDistributorMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 20th Century Fox 16 $1,249,812,586 153,163,300 16.93%
2 Walt Disney 14 $1,224,362,002 150,044,357 16.58%
3 Warner Bros. 24 $1,102,051,338 135,055,300 14.93%
4 Sony Pictures 18 $975,284,687 119,520,173 13.21%
5 Universal 13 $823,933,603 100,972,249 11.16%
6 Paramount Pictures 12 $805,197,643 98,676,177 10.91%
7 Lionsgate 15 $345,822,518 42,380,201 4.68%
8 Weinstein Co. 13 $144,374,304 17,692,923 1.96%
9 Relativity 9 $142,373,211 17,447,693 1.93%
10 Open Road 7 $127,158,089 15,583,095 1.72%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 33 $2,159,573,057 264,653,546 29.25%
2 Action 40 $2,047,567,776 250,929,627 27.74%
3 Drama 195 $1,142,863,062 140,057,242 15.48%
4 Comedy 81 $1,100,203,897 135,327,611 14.90%
5 Thriller/Suspense 47 $295,098,247 36,163,982 4.00%
6 Romantic Comedy 21 $256,513,138 31,435,422 3.47%
7 Black Comedy 10 $182,541,814 22,370,316 2.47%
8 Horror 17 $115,832,214 14,195,117 1.57%
9 Documentary 115 $70,341,514 8,620,304 0.95%
10 13 $5,396,332 661,494 0.07%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 115 $3,930,293,975 481,653,616 53.24%
2 R 164 $1,816,263,266 223,079,945 24.60%
3 PG 39 $1,481,552,574 181,562,798 20.07%
4 G 10 $168,149,565 20,608,780 2.28%
5 Not Rated 223 $54,336,174 6,661,019 0.74%
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 281 $2,288,489,968 280,950,830 31.00%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,433,495,773 175,673,495 19.42%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 59 $635,947,695 77,936,964 8.61%
4 Based on TV 8 $612,760,871 75,093,240 8.30%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 12 $515,961,231 63,230,538 6.99%
6 Remake 5 $467,127,846 57,246,058 6.33%
7 Based on Real Life Events 154 $307,302,312 37,662,390 4.16%
8 Spin-Off 3 $271,727,372 33,299,921 3.68%
9 Based on Toy 1 $257,784,718 31,591,264 3.49%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 5 $214,486,737 26,285,136 2.91%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 536 $5,391,346,547 661,207,829 73.03%
2 Digital Animation 15 $1,179,336,680 144,526,548 15.97%
3 Animation/Live Action 8 $795,138,612 97,443,454 10.77%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.03%
5 Hand Animation 5 $257,473 31,551 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 270 $2,112,864,722 259,428,131 28.62%
2 Science Fiction 36 $1,795,373,106 220,023,419 24.32%
3 Kids Fiction 16 $875,506,899 107,292,506 11.86%
4 Fantasy 36 $731,843,206 89,686,652 9.91%
5 Super Hero 5 $695,749,919 85,263,468 9.42%
6 Dramatization 39 $579,223,187 70,983,785 7.85%
7 Historical Fiction 39 $483,370,784 59,236,598 6.55%
8 Factual 119 $74,346,317 9,113,309 1.01%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $19,696,929 2,413,838 0.27%
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