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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2015

Total Box Office Gross: $7,363,448,915
Tickets Sold: 879,742,717
Average Ticket Price: $8.37

Top Grossing Movies of 2015

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2015 GrossTickets Sold
1 Jurassic World Jun 12 Universal Action PG-13 $643,090,065 76,832,743
2 The Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $457,529,323 54,663,001
3 Furious 7 Apr 3 Universal Action PG-13 $351,032,910 41,939,415
4 American Sniper Dec 25 Warner Bros. Drama R $347,897,084 41,564,765
5 Inside Out Jun 19 Walt Disney Adventure PG $344,525,107 41,161,900
6 Minions Jul 10 Universal Comedy PG $324,805,070 38,805,862
7 Cinderella Mar 13 Walt Disney Drama PG $201,091,690 24,025,291
8 Pitch Perfect 2 May 15 Universal Comedy PG-13 $183,785,415 21,957,636
9 Home Mar 27 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $177,310,410 21,184,039
10 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Jul 31 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $170,386,530 20,356,813
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Biggest Weekends of 2015

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Jun 12, 2015 Jurassic World $208,806,270 4,274 Universal Action
2 May 1, 2015 The Avengers: Age of Ultron $191,271,109 4,276 Walt Disney Action
3 Apr 3, 2015 Furious 7 $147,163,560 4,003 Universal Action
4 Jul 10, 2015 Minions $115,718,405 4,301 Universal Comedy
5 Jun 19, 2015 Jurassic World $106,588,440 4,291 Universal Action
6 Jun 19, 2015 Inside Out $90,440,272 3,946 Walt Disney Adventure
7 Jan 16, 2015 American Sniper $89,269,066 3,555 Warner Bros. Drama
8 Feb 13, 2015 Fifty Shades of Grey $85,171,450 3,646 Universal Drama
9 May 8, 2015 The Avengers: Age of Ultron $77,746,929 4,276 Walt Disney Action
10 May 15, 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 $69,216,890 3,473 Universal Comedy

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2015

RankDistributorMovies2015 GrossTicketsShare
1 Universal 14 $2,111,215,805 252,236,050 28.67%
2 Walt Disney 12 $1,388,304,987 165,866,777 18.85%
3 Warner Bros. 29 $1,215,810,359 145,258,093 16.51%
4 20th Century Fox 18 $734,328,247 87,733,355 9.97%
5 Paramount Pictures 9 $520,303,534 62,162,903 7.07%
6 Sony Pictures 11 $305,272,611 36,472,229 4.15%
7 Lionsgate 17 $256,995,016 30,704,294 3.49%
8 Weinstein Co. 9 $235,420,636 28,126,713 3.20%
9 Focus Features 10 $97,585,618 11,658,970 1.33%
10 Fox Searchlight 7 $86,589,769 10,345,251 1.18%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2015

RankGenreMovies2015 GrossTicketsShare
1 Action 38 $2,615,006,694 312,426,109 35.51%
2 Comedy 99 $1,612,754,052 192,682,632 21.90%
3 Drama 196 $1,511,108,225 180,538,513 20.52%
4 Adventure 25 $1,034,203,567 123,560,746 14.05%
5 Horror 18 $227,696,701 27,203,899 3.09%
6 Thriller/Suspense 44 $166,453,997 19,886,954 2.26%
7 Romantic Comedy 15 $65,850,368 7,867,420 0.89%
8 Musical 5 $50,824,161 6,072,180 0.69%
9 Documentary 102 $48,182,863 5,756,570 0.65%
10 Black Comedy 10 $28,079,702 3,354,798 0.38%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2015

RankMPAA RatingMovies2015 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 98 $3,477,469,836 415,468,265 47.23%
2 R 165 $2,111,868,212 252,313,919 28.68%
3 PG 46 $1,733,903,922 207,156,958 23.55%
4 Not Rated 241 $56,446,057 6,743,737 0.77%
5 G 9 $24,264,532 2,898,985 0.33%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2015

RankSource MaterialMovies2015 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 331 $2,984,594,295 356,582,180 40.53%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 59 $1,432,377,834 171,132,328 19.45%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 8 $816,264,771 97,522,669 11.09%
4 Based on Real Life Events 121 $672,352,280 80,328,772 9.13%
5 Based on TV 6 $400,422,150 47,840,158 5.44%
6 Spin-Off 4 $346,695,065 41,421,153 4.71%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 11 $304,468,778 36,376,193 4.13%
8 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 3 $238,387,835 28,481,221 3.24%
9 Remake 5 $73,014,992 8,723,414 0.99%
10 Based on Short Film 3 $72,892,748 8,708,809 0.99%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2015

RankProduction MethodMovies2015 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 537 $6,179,914,585 738,340,778 83.93%
2 Digital Animation 9 $878,660,471 104,977,351 11.93%
3 Animation/Live Action 3 $276,348,327 33,016,525 3.75%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 3 $16,570,174 1,979,709 0.23%
5 Hand Animation 6 $9,496,963 1,134,641 0.13%
6 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,412,493 288,230 0.03%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2015

RankCreative TypeMovies2015 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 287 $2,465,910,103 294,612,765 33.49%
2 Science Fiction 29 $1,539,968,565 183,986,670 20.91%
3 Kids Fiction 13 $1,121,982,018 134,048,025 15.24%
4 Dramatization 25 $723,084,881 86,390,057 9.82%
5 Super Hero 4 $679,510,801 81,184,084 9.23%
6 Fantasy 43 $672,516,508 80,348,428 9.13%
7 Historical Fiction 50 $105,965,032 12,660,072 1.44%
8 Factual 105 $52,044,539 6,217,940 0.71%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,412,493 288,230 0.03%
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