Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $6,878,588,788
Tickets Sold: 843,468,101
Average Ticket Price: $8.16

Top Grossing Movies of 2014

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2014 GrossTickets Sold
1 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $259,746,958 31,831,735
2 The Lego Movie Feb 7 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $257,784,718 31,591,264
3 Transformers: Age of Extinction Jun 27 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $243,439,603 29,833,284
4 Maleficent May 30 Walt Disney Adventure PG $236,781,750 29,017,371
5 Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 1 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $234,253,857 28,707,580
6 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $232,603,581 28,505,340
7 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $202,860,970 24,860,412
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 $200,626,327 24,586,559
10 22 Jump Street Jun 13 Sony Pictures Comedy R $190,091,244 23,295,495
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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 $1,200,227,536 147,086,700 17.45%
2 Walt Disney 14 $1,124,217,354 137,771,729 16.34%
3 Warner Bros. 22 $1,024,172,253 125,511,296 14.89%
4 Sony Pictures 15 $917,485,082 112,436,889 13.34%
5 Universal 12 $786,526,233 96,388,014 11.43%
6 Paramount Pictures 11 $747,048,078 91,550,004 10.86%
7 Lionsgate 15 $326,297,409 39,987,419 4.74%
8 Open Road 7 $125,088,722 15,329,496 1.82%
9 Relativity 8 $118,122,591 14,475,804 1.72%
10 Weinstein Co. 11 $104,762,068 12,838,484 1.52%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 28 $2,019,926,603 247,540,012 29.37%
2 Action 38 $1,997,034,894 244,736,873 29.03%
3 Comedy 74 $1,055,435,473 129,841,287 15.34%
4 Drama 169 $1,003,968,331 123,035,845 14.60%
5 Romantic Comedy 19 $225,780,230 27,669,137 3.28%
6 Thriller/Suspense 41 $206,291,106 25,280,756 3.00%
7 Black Comedy 10 $180,223,574 22,086,218 2.62%
8 Horror 15 $115,311,459 14,131,300 1.68%
9 Documentary 103 $68,136,464 8,350,080 0.99%
10 Concert/Performance 3 $3,435,337 423,218 0.05%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 106 $3,657,977,986 448,281,563 53.18%
2 R 149 $1,684,126,936 206,886,774 24.48%
3 PG 34 $1,396,684,013 171,162,242 20.30%
4 G 10 $166,486,698 20,404,999 2.42%
5 Not Rated 192 $47,305,327 5,799,409 0.69%
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 242 $2,101,216,575 258,000,681 30.55%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,294,387,646 158,625,930 18.82%
3 Based on TV 8 $610,159,079 74,774,393 8.87%
4 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 51 $517,036,005 63,364,458 7.52%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 11 $488,844,998 59,907,470 7.11%
6 Remake 5 $462,985,370 56,738,401 6.73%
7 Based on Real Life Events 140 $293,634,359 35,987,400 4.27%
8 Spin-Off 3 $269,257,507 32,997,242 3.91%
9 Based on Toy 1 $257,784,718 31,591,264 3.75%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 5 $211,775,636 25,952,893 3.08%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 476 $4,960,294,681 608,382,875 72.11%
2 Digital Animation 14 $1,171,144,587 143,522,616 17.03%
3 Animation/Live Action 7 $735,941,146 90,188,862 10.70%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.03%
5 Hand Animation 4 $240,643 29,489 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 238 $1,845,078,003 226,611,151 26.82%
2 Science Fiction 33 $1,749,012,927 214,342,024 25.43%
3 Kids Fiction 14 $855,090,102 104,790,449 12.43%
4 Fantasy 32 $711,850,440 87,236,560 10.35%
5 Super Hero 5 $569,366,479 69,775,301 8.28%
6 Dramatization 37 $567,815,182 69,585,746 8.25%
7 Historical Fiction 32 $479,932,572 58,815,253 6.98%
8 Factual 107 $72,124,180 8,840,991 1.05%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $19,696,929 2,413,838 0.29%
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