Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $8,212,735,306
Tickets Sold: 1,006,966,344
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 $327,954,942 40,190,556
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 $245,439,076 30,078,318
5 Maleficent May 30 Walt Disney Adventure PG $240,978,399 29,531,666
6 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $233,921,534 28,666,854
7 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $208,285,945 25,525,238
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 $191,059,924 23,414,206
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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 19 $1,480,179,825 181,394,578 18.02%
2 Walt Disney 15 $1,288,147,715 157,861,233 15.68%
3 Warner Bros. 28 $1,271,835,941 155,862,234 15.49%
4 Sony Pictures 20 $1,121,507,285 137,439,608 13.66%
5 Universal 15 $896,451,668 109,859,266 10.92%
6 Paramount Pictures 13 $814,499,118 99,816,063 9.92%
7 Lionsgate 17 $360,978,092 44,237,501 4.40%
8 Relativity 11 $156,792,374 19,214,746 1.91%
9 Weinstein Co. 15 $149,114,917 18,273,880 1.82%
10 Open Road 7 $127,158,089 15,583,095 1.55%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 37 $2,258,471,476 276,773,448 27.50%
2 Action 46 $2,213,527,184 271,267,788 26.95%
3 Drama 219 $1,282,099,190 157,120,459 15.61%
4 Comedy 94 $1,186,387,114 145,889,271 14.45%
5 Thriller/Suspense 57 $541,568,416 66,368,652 6.59%
6 Romantic Comedy 26 $263,047,474 32,236,196 3.20%
7 Horror 19 $193,468,407 23,709,355 2.36%
8 Black Comedy 13 $183,321,872 22,465,910 2.23%
9 Documentary 137 $78,549,163 9,626,130 0.96%
10 13 $5,690,227 697,510 0.07%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 127 $4,162,732,603 510,138,735 50.69%
2 R 194 $2,260,777,731 277,554,742 27.53%
3 PG 50 $1,624,245,893 199,049,717 19.78%
4 G 11 $169,364,576 20,757,679 2.06%
5 Not Rated 256 $63,501,014 7,784,117 0.77%
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 326 $2,452,779,225 301,084,270 29.87%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,461,970,612 179,163,058 17.80%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 72 $1,083,390,782 132,770,667 13.19%
4 Based on TV 9 $703,295,094 86,188,120 8.56%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 12 $518,794,709 63,577,778 6.32%
6 Remake 6 $469,511,804 57,538,209 5.72%
7 Spin-Off 4 $348,700,647 42,732,920 4.25%
8 Based on Real Life Events 181 $318,987,778 39,094,417 3.88%
9 Based on Toy 1 $257,784,718 31,591,264 3.14%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 5 $215,377,954 26,394,354 2.62%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 621 $6,143,127,376 753,337,761 74.80%
2 Digital Animation 17 $1,201,898,696 147,291,500 14.63%
3 Animation/Live Action 8 $804,361,117 98,573,663 9.79%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $46,400,669 5,686,356 0.56%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.03%
6 Hand Animation 6 $325,743 39,917 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 313 $2,511,297,002 308,255,570 30.58%
2 Science Fiction 40 $1,907,432,174 233,756,144 23.23%
3 Kids Fiction 20 $983,923,907 120,578,902 11.98%
4 Fantasy 42 $872,714,205 106,950,252 10.63%
5 Super Hero 5 $723,927,073 88,716,550 8.81%
6 Dramatization 43 $582,643,822 71,402,978 7.09%
7 Historical Fiction 45 $513,780,148 62,963,233 6.26%
8 Factual 142 $82,606,231 10,125,540 1.01%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $19,696,929 2,413,838 0.24%
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