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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2016

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Note: This chart ranks creative types by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2016. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2016. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2015 will most likely earn money in 2015 and 2016.

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 Creative Types of 2016

RankCreative TypeMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 342 $2,555,504,340 295,433,862 22.71%
2 Kids Fiction 25 $2,326,544,648 268,964,687 20.68%
3 Super Hero 9 $1,898,026,547 219,425,030 16.87%
4 Science Fiction 36 $1,449,222,225 167,540,122 12.88%
5 Fantasy 43 $1,365,959,929 157,914,423 12.14%
6 Dramatization 78 $907,933,246 104,963,340 8.07%
7 Historical Fiction 88 $664,328,226 76,800,906 5.90%
8 Factual 155 $74,465,811 8,608,689 0.66%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $3,140,488 363,061 0.03%