Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $8,374,391,554
Tickets Sold: 1,026,777,158
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 $328,650,120 40,275,750
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 $241,094,390 29,545,881
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 $208,379,856 25,536,747
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 $191,330,864 23,447,409
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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
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 37 $2,274,390,819 278,724,350 27.16%
2 Action 48 $2,243,479,359 274,938,398 26.79%
3 Drama 225 $1,322,400,768 162,059,378 15.79%
4 Comedy 95 $1,208,492,600 148,598,275 14.43%
5 Thriller/Suspense 57 $562,933,992 68,986,983 6.72%
6 Romantic Comedy 26 $263,237,333 32,259,462 3.14%
7 Horror 21 $221,641,654 27,161,959 2.65%
8 Black Comedy 13 $185,237,327 22,700,648 2.21%
9 Documentary 141 $80,087,793 9,814,687 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-13 129 $4,216,535,943 516,732,283 50.35%
2 R 204 $2,342,353,703 287,551,797 27.97%
3 PG 52 $1,649,474,715 202,141,485 19.70%
4 G 11 $169,532,322 20,778,236 2.02%
5 Not Rated 261 $64,385,909 7,892,557 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 335 $2,529,764,720 310,518,765 30.21%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,463,180,348 179,311,311 17.47%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 73 $1,131,996,018 138,727,192 13.52%
4 Based on TV 9 $707,894,818 86,751,812 8.45%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 12 $518,947,606 63,596,515 6.20%
6 Remake 6 $469,605,715 57,549,718 5.61%
7 Spin-Off 4 $353,825,959 43,361,023 4.23%
8 Based on Real Life Events 185 $320,652,778 39,298,460 3.83%
9 Based on Toy 1 $257,784,718 31,591,264 3.08%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 5 $215,377,954 26,394,354 2.57%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 637 $6,289,397,785 771,263,054 75.10%
2 Digital Animation 17 $1,215,130,151 148,913,003 14.51%
3 Animation/Live Action 8 $804,970,234 98,648,310 9.61%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $47,770,619 5,854,242 0.57%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.03%
6 Hand Animation 6 $413,360 50,655 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 321 $2,584,765,969 317,259,118 30.87%
2 Science Fiction 41 $1,911,622,047 234,269,608 22.83%
3 Kids Fiction 20 $994,863,859 121,919,583 11.88%
4 Fantasy 43 $921,130,238 112,883,592 11.00%
5 Super Hero 5 $725,136,809 88,864,803 8.66%
6 Dramatization 44 $583,008,414 71,447,658 6.96%
7 Historical Fiction 47 $535,459,462 65,620,011 6.39%
8 Factual 145 $83,906,312 10,284,863 1.00%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $19,696,929 2,413,838 0.24%
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