Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $2,950,405,647
Tickets Sold: 362,073,207
Average Ticket Price: $8.15

Top Grossing Movies of 2014

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2014 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Lego Movie Feb 7 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $252,326,549 30,922,371
2 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $203,096,637 24,889,293
3 Divergent Mar 21 Lionsgate Adventure PG-13 $134,428,851 16,474,123
4 Ride Along Jan 17 Universal Comedy PG-13 $134,202,565 16,446,392
5 Lone Survivor Jan 10 Universal Action R $124,853,773 15,300,707
6 Frozen Nov 27 Walt Disney Adventure PG $122,791,176 15,047,938
7 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Mar 7 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $107,281,941 13,147,296
8 300: Rise of an Empire Mar 7 Warner Bros. Action R $105,508,932 12,930,016
9 Noah Mar 28 Paramount Pictures Drama PG-13 $93,777,723 11,492,368
10 Non-Stop Feb 28 Universal Action PG-13 $90,186,730 11,052,295
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Biggest Weekends of 2014

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Apr 4, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $95,023,721 3,938 Walt Disney Action
2 Feb 7, 2014 The LEGO Movie $69,050,279 3,775 Warner Bros. Adventure
3 Mar 21, 2014 Divergent $54,607,747 3,936 Lionsgate Adventure
4 Feb 14, 2014 The LEGO Movie $49,846,430 3,775 Warner Bros. Adventure
5 Mar 7, 2014 300: Rise of an Empire $45,038,460 3,470 Warner Bros. Action
6 Mar 28, 2014 Noah $43,720,472 3,567 Paramount Pictures Drama
7 Jan 17, 2014 Ride Along $41,516,170 2,663 Universal Comedy
8 Apr 11, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $41,274,861 3,938 Walt Disney Action
9 Apr 11, 2014 Rio 2 $39,327,869 3,948 20th Century Fox Adventure
10 Jan 10, 2014 Lone Survivor $37,849,910 2,876 Universal Action

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2014

RankDistributorMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Warner Bros. 15 $486,982,967 59,679,280 16.51%
2 Walt Disney 9 $459,775,915 56,345,085 15.58%
3 Universal 7 $383,757,063 47,029,049 13.01%
4 Sony Pictures 9 $319,247,028 39,123,406 10.82%
5 Paramount Pictures 8 $298,290,052 36,555,150 10.11%
6 20th Century Fox 10 $292,538,659 35,850,322 9.92%
7 Lionsgate 10 $243,801,500 29,877,629 8.26%
8 Open Road 5 $84,719,734 10,382,317 2.87%
9 Weinstein Co. 7 $67,713,029 8,298,162 2.30%
10 Fox Searchlight 4 $64,178,317 7,864,988 2.18%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 19 $861,998,796 105,637,099 29.22%
2 Action 19 $726,614,864 89,048,155 24.63%
3 Drama 99 $574,981,459 70,463,960 19.49%
4 Comedy 41 $336,161,126 41,694,936 11.39%
5 Black Comedy 8 $179,090,110 21,947,314 6.07%
6 Romantic Comedy 8 $75,068,175 9,199,528 2.54%
7 Horror 9 $70,131,348 8,594,524 2.38%
8 Thriller/Suspense 27 $67,173,816 8,232,075 2.28%
9 Documentary 68 $54,746,754 6,709,201 1.86%
10 Multiple Genres 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.08%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 66 $1,371,760,908 168,107,922 46.49%
2 R 84 $744,313,551 91,713,596 25.23%
3 PG 20 $712,713,235 87,342,301 24.16%
4 G 9 $89,828,017 11,010,554 3.04%
5 Not Rated 102 $58,681,714 7,193,618 1.99%
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 134 $789,435,243 97,243,216 26.76%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 6 $331,080,207 40,573,552 11.22%
3 Based on Factual Book/Article 7 $327,340,650 40,115,273 11.09%
4 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 35 $298,538,521 36,587,811 10.12%
5 Based on Toy 1 $252,326,549 30,922,371 8.55%
6 Based on Real Life Events 91 $188,253,501 23,073,102 6.38%
7 Based on TV 5 $167,660,616 20,546,642 5.68%
8 Based on Religious Text 3 $153,303,669 18,787,214 5.20%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 3 $141,842,062 17,382,604 4.81%
10 Based on Play 8 $91,271,438 11,185,221 3.09%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 289 $2,223,858,788 273,035,430 75.37%
2 Digital Animation 9 $555,717,407 68,102,620 18.84%
3 Animation/Live Action 3 $158,963,893 19,480,869 5.39%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.08%
5 Hand Animation 3 $155,083 19,004 0.01%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 129 $716,691,275 88,328,519 24.29%
2 Kids Fiction 11 $685,414,193 83,996,834 23.23%
3 Science Fiction 18 $456,882,941 55,992,769 15.49%
4 Historical Fiction 25 $411,423,077 50,419,483 13.94%
5 Dramatization 22 $382,646,889 46,893,561 12.97%
6 Fantasy 24 $216,794,373 26,567,928 7.35%
7 Factual 71 $55,924,164 6,855,712 1.90%
8 Multiple Creative Types 3 $11,876,695 1,455,476 0.40%
9 Super Hero 1 $3,387,321 415,112 0.11%
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