Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $6,040,329,571
Tickets Sold: 740,740,269
Average Ticket Price: $8.15

Top Grossing Movies of 2014

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2014 GrossTickets Sold
1 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $258,591,352 31,690,116
2 The Lego Movie Feb 7 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $257,610,453 31,569,908
3 Transformers: Age of Extinction Jun 27 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $236,455,028 28,977,331
4 Maleficent May 30 Walt Disney Adventure PG $232,119,184 28,445,978
5 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $231,272,870 28,342,263
6 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2 Sony Pictures Action PG-13 $202,408,526 24,804,966
7 Godzilla May 16 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $199,704,025 24,473,532
8 22 Jump Street Jun 13 Sony Pictures Comedy R $185,754,570 22,764,040
9 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $172,455,889 21,134,300
10 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Jun 13 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $165,663,799 20,301,936
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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 May 16, 2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 3,952 Warner Bros. Action
4 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 4,324 Sony Pictures Action
5 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $90,823,660 3,996 20th Century Fox Action
6 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 3,967 20th Century Fox Adventure
7 May 30, 2014 Maleficent $69,431,298 3,948 Walt Disney Adventure
8 Feb 7, 2014 The LEGO Movie $69,050,279 3,775 Warner Bros. Adventure
9 Jun 13, 2014 22 Jump Street $57,071,445 3,306 Sony Pictures Comedy
10 Mar 21, 2014 Divergent $54,607,747 3,936 Lionsgate Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2014

RankDistributorMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 20th Century Fox 15 $1,125,759,535 137,960,721 18.64%
2 Warner Bros. 21 $977,693,351 119,815,353 16.19%
3 Sony Pictures 15 $901,024,645 110,419,680 14.92%
4 Walt Disney 12 $835,238,927 102,357,707 13.83%
5 Universal 11 $673,281,628 82,509,998 11.15%
6 Paramount Pictures 10 $571,967,664 70,094,072 9.47%
7 Lionsgate 12 $291,265,146 35,694,250 4.82%
8 Open Road 7 $121,481,065 14,887,381 2.01%
9 Relativity 8 $115,926,376 14,206,660 1.92%
10 Fox Searchlight 6 $88,822,125 10,885,062 1.47%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Action 33 $1,850,130,503 226,733,887 30.63%
2 Adventure 26 $1,591,348,275 195,018,160 26.35%
3 Comedy 68 $982,005,885 120,842,563 16.26%
4 Drama 158 $920,806,217 112,844,414 15.24%
5 Romantic Comedy 16 $191,206,728 23,432,189 3.17%
6 Black Comedy 9 $179,136,061 21,952,945 2.97%
7 Thriller/Suspense 40 $142,202,203 17,426,723 2.35%
8 Horror 15 $115,016,672 14,095,173 1.90%
9 Documentary 98 $63,236,882 7,749,646 1.05%
10 Multiple Genres 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.04%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 97 $3,070,020,757 376,227,984 50.83%
2 R 138 $1,505,454,311 184,990,625 24.92%
3 PG 31 $1,334,211,907 163,506,350 22.09%
4 G 10 $162,779,346 19,950,666 2.69%
5 Not Rated 180 $41,831,197 5,128,562 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 223 $1,821,896,580 223,770,293 30.16%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 12 $923,175,220 113,134,212 15.28%
3 Based on TV 8 $598,707,215 73,370,978 9.91%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 11 $488,049,493 59,809,982 8.08%
5 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 47 $453,305,812 55,554,387 7.50%
6 Remake 5 $431,657,987 52,899,262 7.15%
7 Spin-Off 3 $264,594,941 32,425,849 4.38%
8 Based on Toy 1 $257,610,453 31,569,908 4.26%
9 Based on Real Life Events 132 $257,106,876 31,510,999 4.26%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 5 $172,489,603 21,138,429 2.86%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 443 $4,320,889,944 530,024,464 71.53%
2 Digital Animation 14 $1,138,231,218 139,489,115 18.84%
3 Animation/Live Action 6 $569,741,684 69,821,282 9.43%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.04%
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 219 $1,631,528,034 200,440,815 27.01%
2 Science Fiction 31 $1,601,991,931 196,324,746 26.52%
3 Kids Fiction 14 $830,586,247 101,787,525 13.75%
4 Fantasy 30 $658,963,678 80,755,342 10.91%
5 Dramatization 34 $537,249,598 65,839,964 8.89%
6 Historical Fiction 31 $479,849,682 58,805,096 7.94%
7 Super Hero 3 $205,857,409 25,227,622 3.41%
8 Factual 102 $65,725,738 8,056,873 1.09%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $19,696,929 2,413,838 0.33%
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