Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

Total Box Office Gross: $2,849,032,675
Tickets Sold: 349,650,052
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 $251,779,672 30,855,351
2 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $184,614,454 22,624,320
3 Ride Along Jan 17 Universal Comedy PG-13 $134,202,565 16,446,392
4 Divergent Mar 21 Lionsgate Adventure PG-13 $130,364,867 15,976,086
5 Lone Survivor Jan 10 Universal Action R $124,853,773 15,300,707
6 Frozen Nov 27 Walt Disney Adventure PG $122,502,869 15,012,606
7 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Mar 7 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $106,112,777 13,004,016
8 300: Rise of an Empire Mar 7 Warner Bros. Action R $105,194,681 12,891,505
9 Noah Mar 28 Paramount Pictures Drama PG-13 $90,273,826 11,062,968
10 Non-Stop Feb 28 Universal Action PG-13 $89,767,860 11,000,963
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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 $478,641,326 58,657,019 16.80%
2 Walt Disney 9 $436,337,518 53,472,731 15.32%
3 Universal 7 $383,338,193 46,977,717 13.46%
4 Sony Pictures 9 $302,030,776 37,013,572 10.60%
5 Paramount Pictures 8 $294,786,155 36,125,750 10.35%
6 20th Century Fox 10 $275,820,219 33,801,493 9.68%
7 Lionsgate 10 $235,455,683 28,854,856 8.26%
8 Open Road 5 $79,098,103 9,693,393 2.78%
9 Weinstein Co. 7 $67,493,536 8,271,264 2.37%
10 Fox Searchlight 4 $59,668,494 7,312,314 2.09%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 19 $840,636,717 103,019,196 29.51%
2 Action 19 $706,145,347 86,539,637 24.79%
3 Drama 98 $544,267,831 66,700,035 19.10%
4 Comedy 40 $324,389,240 40,252,302 11.39%
5 Black Comedy 8 $179,086,100 21,946,823 6.29%
6 Romantic Comedy 8 $75,063,202 9,198,917 2.63%
7 Horror 7 $66,401,698 8,137,460 2.33%
8 Thriller/Suspense 27 $59,292,302 7,266,204 2.08%
9 Documentary 66 $50,621,533 6,203,661 1.78%
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 65 $1,332,705,418 163,321,708 46.78%
2 R 81 $727,522,152 89,655,830 25.54%
3 PG 20 $687,784,444 84,287,302 24.14%
4 G 9 $71,048,868 8,709,187 2.49%
5 Not Rated 99 $58,076,058 7,119,397 2.04%
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 130 $742,263,504 91,462,368 26.05%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 6 $312,283,773 38,270,068 10.96%
3 Based on Factual Book/Article 7 $309,906,373 37,978,720 10.88%
4 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 35 $293,701,657 35,995,058 10.31%
5 Based on Toy 1 $251,779,672 30,855,351 8.84%
6 Based on Real Life Events 88 $183,806,304 22,528,104 6.45%
7 Based on TV 5 $165,240,844 20,250,100 5.80%
8 Based on Religious Text 3 $149,461,596 18,316,371 5.25%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 3 $141,553,755 17,347,272 4.97%
10 Based on Play 8 $91,267,448 11,184,732 3.20%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2014

RankProduction MethodMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 282 $2,126,137,748 261,059,815 74.63%
2 Digital Animation 9 $553,595,964 67,842,639 19.43%
3 Animation/Live Action 3 $158,645,891 19,441,898 5.57%
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 126 $704,880,113 86,881,073 24.74%
2 Kids Fiction 11 $666,875,628 81,724,949 23.41%
3 Science Fiction 17 $426,652,579 52,288,069 14.98%
4 Historical Fiction 25 $403,217,468 49,413,894 14.15%
5 Dramatization 21 $381,970,605 46,810,683 13.41%
6 Fantasy 24 $195,700,344 23,982,876 6.87%
7 Factual 69 $51,798,943 6,350,172 1.82%
8 Multiple Creative Types 3 $6,397,442 783,999 0.22%
9 Super Hero 1 $3,387,321 415,112 0.12%
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