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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2014

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Note: The Box Office figures are adjusted for inflation.

Total Box Office Gross: $10,354,583,346
Tickets Sold: 1,267,390,483
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 17.38%
2 Walt Disney 18 $1,602,064,779 196,091,151 15.47%
3 Warner Bros. 31 $1,562,847,155 191,290,946 15.09%
4 Sony Pictures 22 $1,275,223,934 156,086,149 12.32%
5 Universal 19 $1,129,117,578 138,202,878 10.90%
6 Paramount Pictures 16 $1,007,439,212 123,309,565 9.73%
7 Lionsgate 22 $728,584,878 89,178,062 7.04%
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 $161,696,651 19,791,509 1.56%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2014

RankGenreMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 42 $2,958,783,937 362,152,234 28.57%
2 Action 47 $2,268,082,751 277,611,082 21.90%
3 Drama 252 $1,679,582,816 205,579,161 16.22%
4 Comedy 111 $1,513,290,943 185,225,281 14.61%
5 Thriller/Suspense 60 $969,891,241 118,713,709 9.37%
6 Romantic Comedy 30 $264,693,693 32,398,230 2.56%
7 Horror 30 $254,898,971 31,199,367 2.46%
8 Black Comedy 13 $182,668,539 22,358,445 1.76%
9 Musical 6 $163,644,960 20,029,980 1.58%
10 Documentary 151 $88,025,366 10,774,146 0.85%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2014

RankMPAA RatingMovies2014 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 146 $5,315,021,952 650,553,405 51.33%
2 R 226 $2,861,890,876 350,292,532 27.64%
3 PG 64 $2,229,427,664 272,879,730 21.53%
4 G 12 $173,743,768 21,266,061 1.68%
5 Not Rated 308 $69,754,337 8,537,708 0.67%
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 387 $3,405,895,706 416,878,099 32.89%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 74 $1,739,879,975 212,959,567 16.80%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,468,155,703 179,700,813 14.18%
4 Based on TV 9 $711,516,177 87,088,880 6.87%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 20 $695,696,394 85,152,547 6.72%
6 Remake 7 $569,744,273 69,736,137 5.50%
7 Spin-Off 5 $417,930,067 51,154,229 4.04%
8 Based on Real Life Events 196 $324,564,014 39,726,225 3.13%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 6 $286,675,493 35,088,797 2.77%
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 707 $7,788,355,816 953,286,771 75.22%
2 Digital Animation 18 $1,261,086,289 154,355,717 12.18%
3 Animation/Live Action 12 $1,249,634,944 152,954,087 12.07%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $50,697,871 6,205,369 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 $2,987,096,860 365,617,550 28.85%
2 Science Fiction 41 $1,927,783,975 235,958,849 18.62%
3 Super Hero 8 $1,434,963,971 175,638,181 13.86%
4 Fantasy 55 $1,417,066,250 173,447,495 13.69%
5 Kids Fiction 22 $1,074,531,953 131,521,647 10.38%
6 Dramatization 51 $740,099,913 90,587,481 7.15%
7 Historical Fiction 60 $661,117,087 80,920,054 6.38%
8 Factual 155 $91,551,057 11,205,686 0.88%
9 Multiple Creative Types 4 $19,704,100 2,411,761 0.19%
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