Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $10,339,372,361
Tickets Sold: 1,266,033,088
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 $332,862,030 40,741,986
2 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Nov 21 Lionsgate Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $316,174,548 38,699,455
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 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $208,545,589 25,525,775
9 Big Hero 6 Nov 7 Walt Disney Adventure PG $206,452,220 25,269,549
10 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2 Sony Pictures Action PG-13 $202,853,933 24,829,122
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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 $1,790,102,383 219,106,768 17.31%
2 Walt Disney 19 $1,606,485,896 196,632,291 15.54%
3 Warner Bros. 32 $1,565,937,895 191,669,273 15.15%
4 Sony Pictures 21 $1,253,857,568 153,470,928 12.13%
5 Universal 18 $1,115,479,343 136,533,571 10.79%
6 Paramount Pictures 18 $1,041,374,762 127,465,611 10.07%
7 Lionsgate 20 $723,983,912 88,614,911 7.00%
8 Weinstein Co. 18 $222,157,832 27,191,894 2.15%
9 Relativity 12 $186,730,464 22,855,620 1.81%
10 Open Road 9 $162,152,442 19,847,298 1.57%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 43 $2,962,006,032 362,546,618 28.65%
2 Action 52 $2,281,000,214 279,194,466 22.06%
3 Drama 261 $1,644,205,790 201,249,707 15.90%
4 Comedy 111 $1,513,635,170 185,766,152 14.64%
5 Thriller/Suspense 62 $962,307,491 117,785,467 9.31%
6 Romantic Comedy 28 $264,178,720 32,335,200 2.56%
7 Horror 28 $257,312,309 31,494,760 2.49%
8 Black Comedy 14 $207,524,111 25,400,743 2.01%
9 Musical 7 $133,618,793 16,354,806 1.29%
10 Documentary 159 $96,313,994 11,788,875 0.93%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 146 $5,310,397,132 649,987,331 51.36%
2 R 230 $2,676,225,907 328,066,063 25.88%
3 PG 63 $2,187,587,490 267,758,535 21.16%
4 G 12 $181,389,974 22,204,289 1.75%
5 Not Rated 306 $78,168,493 9,570,637 0.76%
6 NC-17 1 $33,559 4,107 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2014

RankSource MaterialMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 384 $3,359,512,743 411,699,613 32.49%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 85 $1,741,094,371 213,110,508 16.84%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,468,413,139 179,732,323 14.20%
4 Based on TV 9 $714,736,197 87,483,008 6.91%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 19 $678,886,857 83,095,076 6.57%
6 Remake 8 $552,247,092 67,594,499 5.34%
7 Spin-Off 5 $433,377,911 53,045,030 4.19%
8 Based on Real Life Events 210 $355,286,269 43,489,716 3.44%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 6 $287,521,168 35,192,307 2.78%
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 733 $8,118,318,717 994,178,135 78.52%
2 Digital Animation 19 $1,273,845,209 155,917,397 12.32%
3 Animation/Live Action 9 $878,301,215 107,503,203 8.49%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $50,563,941 6,188,976 0.49%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,603 0.02%
6 Hand Animation 7 $1,791,408 219,264 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 362 $3,017,110,766 369,789,963 29.18%
2 Science Fiction 46 $2,623,309,794 321,092,828 25.37%
3 Fantasy 55 $1,338,312,224 163,808,082 12.94%
4 Kids Fiction 22 $1,095,191,306 134,050,333 10.59%
5 Dramatization 55 $741,756,021 90,790,779 7.17%
6 Super Hero 5 $730,369,600 89,396,521 7.06%
7 Historical Fiction 57 $658,884,234 80,646,754 6.37%
8 Factual 164 $100,090,335 12,253,410 0.97%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $19,704,100 2,411,761 0.19%
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