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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $10,365,678,012
Tickets Sold: 1,268,748,460
Average Ticket Price: $8.17

Top Grossing Movies of 2014

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2014 GrossTickets Sold
1 Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 1 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $333,055,258 40,765,637
2 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Nov 21 Lionsgate Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $323,734,502 39,624,786
3 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $259,746,958 31,792,773
4 The Lego Movie Feb 7 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $257,784,718 31,552,597
5 Transformers: Age of Extinction Jun 27 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $245,439,076 30,041,502
6 Maleficent May 30 Walt Disney Adventure PG $241,407,328 29,548,020
7 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $233,921,534 28,631,766
8 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Dec 17 Warner Bros. Adventure PG-13 $220,602,017 27,001,470
9 Big Hero 6 Nov 7 Walt Disney Adventure PG $211,207,036 25,851,534
10 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $208,545,589 25,525,775
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Biggest Weekends of 2014

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Nov 21, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $121,897,634 4,151 Lionsgate Thriller/Suspense
2 Jun 27, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction $100,038,390 4,233 Paramount Pictures Action
3 Apr 4, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $95,023,721 3,938 Walt Disney Action
4 Aug 1, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 4,080 Walt Disney Adventure
5 May 16, 2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 3,952 Warner Bros. Action
6 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 4,324 Sony Pictures Action
7 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $90,823,660 3,996 20th Century Fox Action
8 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 3,967 20th Century Fox Adventure
9 May 30, 2014 Maleficent $69,431,298 3,948 Walt Disney Adventure
10 Feb 7, 2014 The LEGO Movie $69,050,279 3,775 Warner Bros. Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2014

RankDistributorMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 20th Century Fox 23 $1,799,712,196 220,283,000 17.36%
2 Walt Disney 18 $1,602,012,594 196,084,763 15.45%
3 Warner Bros. 31 $1,559,855,538 190,924,775 15.05%
4 Sony Pictures 22 $1,275,223,934 156,086,149 12.30%
5 Universal 19 $1,129,117,578 138,202,878 10.89%
6 Paramount Pictures 17 $1,027,851,276 125,807,981 9.92%
7 Lionsgate 21 $722,201,954 88,396,799 6.97%
8 Weinstein Co. 18 $230,033,706 28,155,890 2.22%
9 Relativity 12 $186,174,808 22,787,609 1.80%
10 Open Road 8 $161,696,651 19,791,509 1.56%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 41 $2,958,731,194 362,145,779 28.54%
2 Action 47 $2,268,078,875 277,610,607 21.88%
3 Drama 255 $1,678,887,128 205,494,009 16.20%
4 Comedy 111 $1,513,290,943 185,225,281 14.60%
5 Thriller/Suspense 61 $969,988,417 118,725,603 9.36%
6 Romantic Comedy 30 $264,693,693 32,398,230 2.55%
7 Horror 29 $261,062,366 31,953,762 2.52%
8 Black Comedy 13 $182,668,539 22,358,445 1.76%
9 Musical 6 $163,594,897 20,023,852 1.58%
10 Documentary 150 $88,022,130 10,773,751 0.85%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 145 $5,301,815,966 648,937,005 51.15%
2 R 228 $2,880,242,926 352,538,806 27.79%
3 PG 64 $2,229,377,601 272,873,602 21.51%
4 G 12 $173,743,768 21,266,061 1.68%
5 Not Rated 306 $69,928,547 8,559,033 0.67%
6 NC-17 1 $23,721 2,903 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2014

RankSource MaterialMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 388 $3,390,811,214 415,031,773 32.71%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 74 $1,740,016,602 212,976,291 16.79%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,468,153,581 179,700,553 14.16%
4 Based on TV 9 $711,516,177 87,088,880 6.86%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 20 $695,696,394 85,152,547 6.71%
6 Remake 7 $569,740,397 69,735,662 5.50%
7 Spin-Off 5 $436,273,678 53,399,469 4.21%
8 Based on Real Life Events 196 $326,629,231 39,979,006 3.15%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 6 $286,675,493 35,088,797 2.77%
10 Based on Toy 1 $257,784,718 31,552,597 2.49%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 709 $8,126,916,102 994,726,220 78.40%
2 Digital Animation 18 $1,261,086,289 154,355,717 12.17%
3 Animation/Live Action 11 $916,579,686 112,188,450 8.84%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $50,647,808 6,199,241 0.49%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,603 0.02%
6 Hand Animation 6 $1,782,356 218,157 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 351 $2,987,351,682 365,648,740 28.82%
2 Science Fiction 43 $2,369,911,716 290,074,851 22.86%
3 Fantasy 54 $1,423,179,582 174,195,762 13.73%
4 Kids Fiction 22 $1,074,531,953 131,521,647 10.37%
5 Super Hero 6 $989,833,279 121,154,621 9.55%
6 Dramatization 52 $742,168,366 90,840,657 7.16%
7 Historical Fiction 61 $661,141,632 80,923,058 6.38%
8 Factual 154 $91,547,821 11,205,291 0.88%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $19,704,100 2,411,761 0.19%
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