Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $9,605,003,813
Tickets Sold: 1,177,587,435
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 $332,490,182 40,746,345
2 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Nov 21 Lionsgate Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $279,367,978 34,236,271
3 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $259,746,958 31,831,735
4 The Lego Movie Feb 7 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $257,784,718 31,591,264
5 Transformers: Age of Extinction Jun 27 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $245,439,076 30,078,318
6 Maleficent May 30 Walt Disney Adventure PG $241,407,328 29,584,231
7 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $233,921,534 28,666,854
8 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $208,545,589 25,557,057
9 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2 Sony Pictures Action PG-13 $202,853,933 24,859,550
10 Godzilla May 16 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $200,672,193 24,592,180
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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 22 $1,667,034,039 204,293,377 17.36%
2 Walt Disney 18 $1,512,858,734 185,399,348 15.75%
3 Warner Bros. 30 $1,348,423,799 165,248,000 14.04%
4 Sony Pictures 20 $1,188,748,232 145,679,919 12.38%
5 Universal 17 $1,043,488,058 127,878,431 10.86%
6 Paramount Pictures 16 $992,660,465 121,651,782 10.33%
7 Lionsgate 20 $686,777,764 84,163,930 7.15%
8 Weinstein Co. 16 $193,054,928 23,658,685 2.01%
9 Relativity 12 $186,444,594 22,848,595 1.94%
10 Open Road 9 $161,451,964 19,785,775 1.68%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 40 $2,653,710,062 325,209,549 27.63%
2 Action 51 $2,280,450,092 279,469,122 23.74%
3 Drama 250 $1,459,957,229 178,916,772 15.20%
4 Comedy 106 $1,459,447,324 179,352,524 15.19%
5 Thriller/Suspense 62 $922,690,440 113,074,779 9.61%
6 Romantic Comedy 28 $264,176,096 32,374,505 2.75%
7 Horror 27 $256,515,417 31,435,699 2.67%
8 Black Comedy 14 $204,030,342 25,003,713 2.12%
9 Documentary 159 $86,939,677 10,654,369 0.91%
10 13 $5,690,227 697,510 0.06%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 141 $4,923,152,330 603,327,422 51.26%
2 R 224 $2,594,720,928 318,479,133 27.01%
3 PG 59 $1,941,067,916 237,875,943 20.21%
4 G 12 $172,720,685 21,168,966 1.80%
5 Not Rated 298 $67,469,096 8,270,380 0.70%
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 373 $3,204,681,113 393,229,082 33.36%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 81 $1,500,059,502 183,833,005 15.62%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,468,041,291 179,907,014 15.28%
4 Based on TV 9 $714,589,734 87,572,267 7.44%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 18 $564,215,431 69,144,041 5.87%
6 Remake 6 $469,771,448 57,570,028 4.89%
7 Spin-Off 5 $417,836,174 51,205,410 4.35%
8 Based on Real Life Events 206 $331,207,929 40,591,972 3.45%
9 Based on Toy 1 $257,784,718 31,591,264 2.68%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 5 $215,377,954 26,394,354 2.24%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 712 $7,492,784,552 918,736,876 78.01%
2 Digital Animation 18 $1,237,285,504 151,628,119 12.88%
3 Animation/Live Action 8 $806,158,001 98,793,870 8.39%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $50,271,005 6,160,661 0.52%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,957 0.02%
6 Hand Animation 7 $1,791,408 219,532 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 352 $2,923,296,058 358,745,626 30.44%
2 Science Fiction 46 $2,553,254,780 312,901,070 26.58%
3 Kids Fiction 22 $1,078,563,140 132,176,846 11.23%
4 Fantasy 50 $981,523,984 120,284,780 10.22%
5 Super Hero 5 $729,997,752 89,460,506 7.60%
6 Dramatization 50 $612,380,901 75,047,224 6.38%
7 Historical Fiction 54 $600,761,627 73,622,724 6.25%
8 Factual 164 $90,716,018 11,119,376 0.94%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $19,704,100 2,414,716 0.21%
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