Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $10,370,598,918
Tickets Sold: 1,269,350,773
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 $333,055,258 40,765,637
2 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Nov 21 Lionsgate Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $323,734,502 39,624,786
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 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Dec 17 Warner Bros. Adventure PG-13 $220,602,017 27,001,470
9 Big Hero 6 Nov 7 Walt Disney Adventure PG $211,207,036 25,851,534
10 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11 20th Century Fox Adventure PG-13 $208,545,589 25,525,775
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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 $1,799,712,196 220,283,000 17.35%
2 Walt Disney 18 $1,602,011,185 196,084,591 15.45%
3 Warner Bros. 31 $1,568,126,897 191,937,181 15.12%
4 Sony Pictures 22 $1,275,223,934 156,086,149 12.30%
5 Universal 18 $1,128,614,021 138,141,244 10.88%
6 Paramount Pictures 17 $1,009,507,665 123,562,741 9.73%
7 Lionsgate 21 $722,201,954 88,396,799 6.96%
8 Weinstein Co. 18 $230,033,706 28,155,890 2.22%
9 Relativity 13 $201,202,223 24,626,949 1.94%
10 Open Road 8 $161,696,650 19,791,509 1.56%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 42 $2,958,780,406 362,151,802 28.53%
2 Action 48 $2,268,079,286 277,610,657 21.87%
3 Drama 253 $1,679,281,488 205,542,277 16.19%
4 Comedy 110 $1,516,182,479 185,579,204 14.62%
5 Thriller/Suspense 60 $969,881,758 118,712,549 9.35%
6 Romantic Comedy 29 $264,585,294 32,384,963 2.55%
7 Horror 30 $254,898,971 31,199,367 2.46%
8 Black Comedy 12 $182,588,224 22,348,615 1.76%
9 Musical 6 $163,594,897 20,023,852 1.58%
10 Documentary 151 $96,066,285 11,758,346 0.93%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 146 $5,316,817,318 650,773,155 51.27%
2 R 225 $2,641,169,211 323,276,419 25.47%
3 PG 64 $2,229,173,391 272,848,607 21.50%
4 G 11 $181,511,570 22,216,833 1.75%
5 Not Rated 304 $70,544,169 8,634,384 0.68%
6 NC-17 1 $23,721 2,903 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2014

RankSource MaterialMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 384 $3,405,225,098 416,796,020 32.84%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 75 $1,740,067,223 212,982,486 16.78%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 14 $1,468,129,860 179,697,650 14.16%
4 Based on TV 9 $711,516,177 87,088,880 6.86%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 19 $693,467,106 84,879,685 6.69%
6 Remake 7 $569,740,397 69,735,662 5.49%
7 Spin-Off 5 $417,930,067 51,154,229 4.03%
8 Based on Real Life Events 198 $336,902,674 41,236,463 3.25%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 6 $286,674,084 35,088,625 2.76%
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 708 $8,170,563,233 1,000,068,584 78.79%
2 Digital Animation 18 $1,261,084,880 154,355,545 12.16%
3 Animation/Live Action 9 $877,613,844 107,419,070 8.46%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $50,647,808 6,199,241 0.49%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,357,890 288,603 0.02%
6 Hand Animation 6 $1,782,356 218,157 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2014

RankCreative TypeMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 350 $3,026,143,343 370,396,802 29.18%
2 Science Fiction 44 $2,629,658,674 321,867,624 25.36%
3 Fantasy 54 $1,391,591,458 170,329,405 13.42%
4 Kids Fiction 22 $1,074,530,544 131,521,475 10.36%
5 Dramatization 52 $742,168,366 90,840,657 7.16%
6 Super Hero 5 $730,086,321 89,361,848 7.04%
7 Historical Fiction 58 $650,575,229 79,629,742 6.27%
8 Factual 155 $99,591,976 12,189,886 0.96%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $19,704,100 2,411,761 0.19%
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