Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $7,127,700,199
Tickets Sold: 873,996,447
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 $274,610,268 33,653,219
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 $244,325,966 29,941,907
5 Maleficent May 30 Walt Disney Adventure PG $238,262,294 29,198,810
6 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $233,264,528 28,586,339
7 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $205,244,991 25,152,572
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 $190,267,743 23,317,125
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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 $1,228,456,810 150,546,171 17.23%
2 Walt Disney 14 $1,179,316,855 144,524,119 16.55%
3 Warner Bros. 23 $1,062,410,605 130,197,367 14.91%
4 Sony Pictures 16 $934,069,753 114,469,325 13.10%
5 Universal 13 $804,821,633 98,630,096 11.29%
6 Paramount Pictures 11 $783,309,227 95,993,773 10.99%
7 Lionsgate 15 $339,826,401 41,645,383 4.77%
8 Weinstein Co. 12 $130,611,241 16,006,273 1.83%
9 Relativity 9 $127,919,586 15,676,415 1.79%
10 Open Road 7 $126,284,242 15,476,006 1.77%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 29 $2,101,155,127 257,494,488 29.48%
2 Action 38 $2,029,665,118 248,735,674 28.48%
3 Comedy 76 $1,078,440,062 132,660,475 15.13%
4 Drama 180 $1,069,451,166 131,060,697 15.00%
5 Romantic Comedy 20 $242,756,705 29,749,586 3.41%
6 Thriller/Suspense 44 $233,913,559 28,665,857 3.28%
7 Black Comedy 10 $181,459,519 22,237,682 2.55%
8 Horror 15 $115,311,459 14,131,300 1.62%
9 Documentary 107 $68,924,777 8,446,687 0.97%
10 Concert/Performance 3 $3,452,424 425,312 0.05%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 107 $3,803,012,954 466,055,455 53.36%
2 R 158 $1,748,321,020 214,753,691 24.53%
3 PG 36 $1,432,708,343 175,576,988 20.10%
4 G 10 $167,099,698 20,480,121 2.34%
5 Not Rated 198 $50,408,723 6,179,724 0.71%
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 255 $2,176,100,616 267,177,636 30.53%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,377,404,309 168,799,540 19.32%
3 Based on TV 8 $611,233,186 74,906,024 8.58%
4 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 53 $577,814,891 70,812,850 8.11%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 12 $505,176,678 61,908,901 7.09%
6 Remake 5 $465,415,257 57,036,182 6.53%
7 Based on Real Life Events 146 $300,843,093 36,870,822 4.22%
8 Spin-Off 3 $270,738,051 33,178,681 3.80%
9 Based on Toy 1 $257,784,718 31,591,264 3.62%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 5 $213,554,248 26,170,861 3.00%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 498 $5,167,968,809 633,833,123 72.51%
2 Digital Animation 14 $1,175,590,346 144,067,439 16.49%
3 Animation/Live Action 7 $772,807,704 94,706,823 10.84%
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 251 $1,972,476,779 242,223,735 27.67%
2 Science Fiction 33 $1,774,565,424 217,473,458 24.90%
3 Kids Fiction 14 $856,637,573 104,980,089 12.02%
4 Fantasy 33 $725,140,575 88,865,254 10.17%
5 Super Hero 5 $643,319,064 78,838,118 9.03%
6 Dramatization 39 $574,227,830 70,371,608 8.06%
7 Historical Fiction 34 $479,959,505 58,818,553 6.73%
8 Factual 111 $72,929,580 8,939,692 1.02%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $19,696,929 2,413,838 0.28%
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