Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $8,230,624,112
Tickets Sold: 1,009,158,603
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 $328,025,796 40,199,239
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 $208,303,743 25,527,419
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 $1,482,611,697 181,692,601 18.01%
2 Walt Disney 15 $1,289,375,386 158,011,683 15.67%
3 Warner Bros. 28 $1,273,202,878 156,029,750 15.47%
4 Sony Pictures 20 $1,124,105,879 137,758,063 13.66%
5 Universal 15 $897,216,393 109,952,983 10.90%
6 Paramount Pictures 13 $814,569,274 99,824,660 9.90%
7 Lionsgate 17 $361,207,162 44,265,574 4.39%
8 Relativity 11 $157,467,500 19,297,482 1.91%
9 Weinstein Co. 15 $149,305,108 18,297,188 1.81%
10 Open Road 7 $127,158,089 15,583,095 1.54%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 37 $2,260,247,600 276,991,110 27.46%
2 Action 46 $2,215,828,872 271,549,857 26.92%
3 Drama 219 $1,289,857,810 158,071,272 15.67%
4 Comedy 94 $1,187,237,631 145,993,501 14.42%
5 Thriller/Suspense 57 $545,377,589 66,835,464 6.63%
6 Romantic Comedy 26 $263,054,914 32,237,108 3.20%
7 Horror 19 $194,373,107 23,820,225 2.36%
8 Black Comedy 13 $183,431,930 22,479,398 2.23%
9 Documentary 138 $78,919,649 9,671,533 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 $4,166,495,188 510,599,838 50.62%
2 R 194 $2,272,321,812 278,969,458 27.61%
3 PG 50 $1,626,553,582 199,332,522 19.76%
4 G 11 $169,381,272 20,759,725 2.06%
5 Not Rated 256 $63,730,973 7,812,301 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 $2,460,593,460 302,041,899 29.90%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,462,112,597 179,180,458 17.76%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 72 $1,091,070,398 133,711,797 13.26%
4 Based on TV 9 $704,136,456 86,291,228 8.56%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 12 $518,794,709 63,577,778 6.30%
6 Remake 6 $469,529,602 57,540,390 5.70%
7 Spin-Off 4 $349,605,197 42,843,772 4.25%
8 Based on Real Life Events 182 $319,474,268 39,154,036 3.88%
9 Based on Toy 1 $257,784,718 31,591,264 3.13%
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 622 $6,159,292,221 755,318,750 74.83%
2 Digital Animation 17 $1,203,232,868 147,455,002 14.62%
3 Animation/Live Action 8 $804,450,644 98,584,634 9.77%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $46,678,366 5,720,387 0.57%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.03%
6 Hand Animation 6 $348,308 42,683 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 313 $2,519,194,741 309,223,432 30.61%
2 Science Fiction 40 $1,908,117,587 233,840,140 23.18%
3 Kids Fiction 20 $984,726,024 120,677,200 11.96%
4 Fantasy 42 $876,354,768 107,396,401 10.65%
5 Super Hero 5 $724,069,058 88,733,950 8.80%
6 Dramatization 43 $582,759,499 71,417,154 7.08%
7 Historical Fiction 45 $518,014,974 63,482,208 6.29%
8 Factual 143 $82,976,717 10,170,943 1.01%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $19,696,929 2,413,838 0.24%
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