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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2015

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Note: This chart ranks distributors by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2015. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2015. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2014 will most likely earn money in 2014 and 2015.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Top Grossing Distributors of 2015

RankDistributorMovies2015 GrossTicketsShare
1 Universal 24 $2,441,587,270 289,630,742 21.63%
2 Walt Disney 15 $2,340,675,473 277,660,192 20.73%
3 Warner Bros. 38 $1,579,141,635 187,324,020 13.99%
4 20th Century Fox 26 $1,436,058,109 170,350,890 12.72%
5 Sony Pictures 19 $958,003,568 113,642,171 8.49%
6 Paramount Pictures 17 $699,155,047 82,936,534 6.19%
7 Lionsgate 29 $625,356,884 74,182,297 5.54%
8 Weinstein Co. 14 $303,884,529 36,047,980 2.69%
9 Focus Features 13 $117,551,407 13,944,408 1.04%
10 Fox Searchlight 10 $113,340,893 13,444,941 1.00%
11 Open Road 7 $71,187,533 8,444,544 0.63%
12 STX Entertainment 2 $63,906,299 7,580,817 0.57%
13 CBS Films 2 $60,224,100 7,144,021 0.53%
14 Sony Pictures Classics 23 $60,018,082 7,119,571 0.53%
15 A24 12 $55,451,598 6,577,882 0.49%
16 Broad Green Pictures 5 $34,483,152 4,090,525 0.31%
17 Relativity 5 $33,280,840 3,947,902 0.29%
18 Pure Flix Entertainment 2 $27,366,199 3,246,286 0.24%
19 Eros Entertainment 14 $24,099,993 2,858,828 0.21%
20 Roadside Attractions 10 $20,338,560 2,412,636 0.18%
21 Bleecker Street 4 $20,192,752 2,395,343 0.18%
22 Miramax/Roadside Attractions 1 $17,737,646 2,104,109 0.16%
23 RADiUS-TWC 10 $17,427,393 2,067,302 0.15%
24 EuropaCorp 2 $16,054,422 1,904,438 0.14%
25 IFC Films 28 $10,459,374 1,240,717 0.09%
26 UTV Communications 6 $9,237,149 1,095,744 0.08%
27 FUNimation 4 $8,611,716 1,021,554 0.08%
28 Magnolia Pictures 26 $7,281,968 863,803 0.06%
29 High Top Releasing 1 $7,192,291 853,178 0.06%
30 Bluesky Cinemas 1 $6,738,000 799,288 0.06%
31 China Lion Film Distribution 21 $6,578,214 780,323 0.06%
32 Fox International 6 $6,274,169 744,263 0.06%
33 Samuel Goldwyn Films 4 $5,108,417 605,978 0.05%
34 Freestyle Releasing 16 $4,935,127 585,416 0.04%
35 Well Go USA 10 $4,882,472 579,173 0.04%
36 CJ Entertainment 4 $3,785,791 449,084 0.03%
37 Unison/Paladin 1 $3,469,224 411,533 0.03%
38 IMAX Films 1 $3,201,391 379,761 0.03%
39 The Orchard 8 $3,136,634 372,076 0.03%
40 Mongrel Media 8 $2,764,817 327,970 0.02%
41 Cohen Media Group 10 $2,679,132 317,805 0.02%
42 Alchemy 6 $2,664,532 316,075 0.02%
43 Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions 1 $2,601,330 308,580 0.02%
44 Beeker Street 1 $2,436,308 289,004 0.02%
45 ShortsHD 1 $2,412,493 286,179 0.02%
46 Clarius Entertainment 2 $2,254,212 267,403 0.02%
47 Yash Raj Films 2 $2,140,443 253,907 0.02%
48 Cinelou Releasing 1 $1,951,776 231,527 0.02%
49 GKIDS 5 $1,929,892 228,929 0.02%
50 MacGillivray Freeman Films 1 $1,852,230 219,718 0.02%
51 Music Box Films 12 $1,769,166 209,859 0.02%
52 National Geographic Entertainment 1 $1,715,647 203,516 0.02%
53 Kino Lorber 36 $1,414,449 167,768 0.01%
54 Sundance Selects 3 $1,352,224 160,405 0.01%
55 Excel Entertainment 1 $1,348,630 159,979 0.01%
56 Gathr Films 2 $1,316,829 156,207 0.01%
57 Abramorama Films 5 $1,152,195 136,677 0.01%
58 Purdie Distribution 3 $1,147,476 136,117 0.01%
59 Picturehouse 1 $1,009,984 119,808 0.01%
60 Pure Flix / Samuel Goldwyn Films 1 $1,004,105 119,110 0.01%
61 Oscilloscope Pictures 8 $981,438 116,418 0.01%
62 Rialto Pictures 11 $749,167 88,863 0.01%
63 Gravitas Ventures 5 $745,168 88,392 0.01%
64 Eleven Arts 2 $742,823 88,115 0.01%
65 International Film Circuit 5 $691,639 82,042 0.01%
66 Entertainment One 2 $653,461 77,516 0.01%
67 Amplify 2 $632,032 74,973 0.01%
68 Drafthouse Films 11 $620,145 73,559 0.01%
69 Cinema Guild 7 $578,641 68,638 0.01%
70 Reliance Entertainment 2 $565,284 67,056 0.01%
71 Janus Films 4 $555,196 65,857 0.00%
72 Strand 17 $528,050 62,632 0.00%
73 PBS Films 1 $516,893 61,315 0.00%
74 Counterpoint Films & Self-Realization Fellowship 1 $509,752 60,468 0.00%
75 Film Movement 13 $484,198 57,430 0.00%
76 Submarine Deluxe 4 $431,613 51,198 0.00%
77 The Ciesla Foundation 1 $426,891 50,639 0.00%
78 Five & Two Pictures 1 $422,588 50,129 0.00%
79 Informant Media 1 $366,474 43,472 0.00%
80 Aspiration Media 1 $347,321 41,200 0.00%
81 RiverRain / Ripple Effect 1 $316,117 37,499 0.00%
82 IFC Midnight 4 $303,420 35,990 0.00%
83 FilmRise 2 $275,629 32,695 0.00%
84 PlayNow Enterprise 1 $240,214 28,495 0.00%
85 The Vladar Company 2 $234,313 27,794 0.00%
86 Starz Digital Media 2 $229,686 27,245 0.00%
87 Atlas Distribution 1 $228,136 27,062 0.00%
88 IDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films 2 $176,360 20,920 0.00%
89 Adopt Films 2 $172,491 20,460 0.00%
90 Zipporah 2 $167,072 19,817 0.00%
91 Dada Films 2 $166,595 19,761 0.00%
92 First Run Features 15 $164,883 19,552 0.00%
93 Film Arcade 4 $157,198 18,645 0.00%
94 Argot Pictures 2 $143,009 16,963 0.00%
95 HBO Documentary Films 2 $142,596 16,915 0.00%
96 Indican Pictures 15 $135,913 16,115 0.00%
97 Vitagraph Films 2 $127,472 15,120 0.00%
98 Zeitgeist 4 $126,788 15,038 0.00%
99 TriBeca Films 6 $117,337 13,916 0.00%
100 FilmBuff 1 $113,169 13,424 0.00%
101 Proud Mother Pictures 1 $98,057 11,631 0.00%
102 Unstuck LLC 1 $91,302 10,830 0.00%
103 Distrib Films 9 $82,941 9,834 0.00%
104 Monterey Media 12 $82,215 9,746 0.00%
105 Image Entertainment 1 $78,400 9,300 0.00%
106 Rocky Mountain Pictures 1 $72,717 8,625 0.00%
107 Icarus Films 2 $64,543 7,656 0.00%
108 Northern Arts Entertainment 1 $56,744 6,731 0.00%
109 Cinema Libre 3 $51,272 6,081 0.00%
110 BBC Worldwide North America 1 $50,921 6,040 0.00%
111 Truth Aid/Amplify 1 $49,667 5,891 0.00%
112 Monument Releasing 2 $44,755 5,308 0.00%
113 In The Light Productions LLC 1 $41,336 4,903 0.00%
114 Showtime Original 1 $39,347 4,667 0.00%
115 Big World Pictures 4 $38,585 4,575 0.00%
116 Radius 1 $37,151 4,406 0.00%
117 Archstone Entertainment 3 $33,913 4,022 0.00%
118 Cinedigm/Film Arcade 1 $32,251 3,825 0.00%
119 Resident Artist 1 $30,168 3,578 0.00%
120 Participant Media 1 $29,725 3,526 0.00%
121 Screen Media Films 2 $29,098 3,450 0.00%
122 Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions 1 $27,532 3,265 0.00%
123 American Experience/PBS Films 1 $26,083 3,094 0.00%
124 Honora Productions 2 $23,047 2,733 0.00%
125 Kino International 1 $22,382 2,655 0.00%
126 Bramacharia LLC 1 $20,441 2,424 0.00%
127 Paladin 1 $20,136 2,388 0.00%
128 Plymptoons 1 $15,077 1,788 0.00%
129 Time and Tide Productions, Inc. 1 $15,000 1,779 0.00%
130 Cafe Pictures 1 $14,616 1,733 0.00%
131 Fork Films 1 $12,267 1,455 0.00%
132 Anchor Bay/Freestyle 1 $10,970 1,301 0.00%
133 Future Educational Films 1 $10,783 1,279 0.00%
134 Autlook Films 1 $10,172 1,206 0.00%
135 City Drive Films 1 $10,021 1,188 0.00%
136 The Film Desk 2 $7,957 943 0.00%
137 Saboteur Media 1 $7,416 879 0.00%
138 Bond/360 1 $6,905 819 0.00%
139 Doppelganger Releasing 1 $6,334 751 0.00%
140 Candy Factory Films 1 $5,654 670 0.00%
141 Hanover Multimedia 1 $4,950 587 0.00%
142 ArtMattan Productions 1 $4,593 544 0.00%
143 Hiltz Squared 1 $4,196 497 0.00%
144 Myriad Entertainment Group 1 $4,076 483 0.00%
145 Dark Frames 1 $3,778 448 0.00%
146 Reel One Entertainment / Supremacy Films 1 $3,442 408 0.00%
147 Zell-Koj Studio 1 $1,739 206 0.00%
148 Self Distributed 1 $1,418 168 0.00%
149 Vagrant Films 1 $1,390 164 0.00%