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Market Share for Each Distributor in 2016

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Note: This chart ranks distributors 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 Distributors of 2016

RankDistributorMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 17 $2,934,895,822 339,294,307 26.09%
2 Warner Bros. 33 $1,896,882,126 219,292,714 16.86%
3 20th Century Fox 24 $1,453,416,586 168,025,027 12.92%
4 Universal 21 $1,405,785,527 162,518,547 12.50%
5 Sony Pictures 25 $907,849,787 104,953,719 8.07%
6 Paramount Pictures 18 $843,739,756 97,542,159 7.50%
7 Lionsgate 26 $663,570,692 76,713,363 5.90%
8 STX Entertainment 7 $195,608,870 22,613,740 1.74%
9 Focus Features 10 $167,783,731 19,396,960 1.49%
10 Open Road 8 $105,841,222 12,235,975 0.94%
11 Roadside Attractions 10 $91,317,124 10,556,888 0.81%
12 A24 19 $65,885,207 7,616,776 0.59%
13 Fox Searchlight 7 $50,230,186 5,806,955 0.45%
14 Weinstein Co. 10 $48,724,775 5,632,917 0.43%
15 Broad Green Pictures 6 $37,145,331 4,294,256 0.33%
16 Bleecker Street 6 $32,564,847 3,764,720 0.29%
17 Sony Pictures Classics 20 $32,090,195 3,709,838 0.29%
18 EuropaCorp 3 $30,091,506 3,478,785 0.27%
19 Focus / Gramercy 1 $26,594,261 3,074,481 0.24%
20 Pure Flix Entertainment 4 $25,264,272 2,920,722 0.22%
21 Relativity 2 $19,780,361 2,286,746 0.18%
22 High Top Releasing 3 $15,603,617 1,803,885 0.14%
23 Quality Flix 1 $13,099,931 1,514,442 0.12%
24 UTV Communications 7 $11,904,491 1,376,237 0.11%
25 IFC Films 18 $11,211,639 1,296,135 0.10%
26 Freestyle Releasing 6 $9,434,873 1,090,734 0.08%
27 FIP 4 $8,892,970 1,028,087 0.08%
28 Well Go USA 10 $8,230,947 951,550 0.07%
29 The Orchard 13 $7,608,470 879,586 0.07%
30 Yash Raj Films 2 $7,289,660 842,734 0.06%
31 Magnolia Pictures 31 $6,589,146 761,735 0.06%
32 Eros Entertainment 13 $6,489,154 750,185 0.06%
33 Fathom Events 2 $5,475,900 633,051 0.05%
34 Music Box Films 13 $5,407,710 625,163 0.05%
35 Film Arcade 1 $4,417,983 510,749 0.04%
36 China Lion Film Distribution 16 $4,394,017 507,971 0.04%
37 Cinegalaxy 3 $4,365,190 504,644 0.04%
38 Drafthouse Films 7 $4,214,590 487,231 0.04%
39 Abramorama Films 10 $3,275,359 378,648 0.03%
40 Bluesky Cinemas 2 $3,138,645 362,848 0.03%
41 ShortsHD 1 $2,816,816 325,643 0.03%
42 CJ Entertainment 14 $2,680,891 309,922 0.02%
43 FUNimation 3 $2,421,919 279,989 0.02%
44 Sundance Selects 3 $2,394,566 276,827 0.02%
45 Reliance Big Pictures 1 $2,376,479 274,737 0.02%
46 Hammond Entertainment 1 $2,000,093 231,224 0.02%
47 Cohen Media Group 12 $1,981,640 229,084 0.02%
48 Oscilloscope Pictures 9 $1,929,974 223,114 0.02%
49 Fox International 1 $1,585,687 183,316 0.01%
50 Kino Lorber 36 $1,465,195 169,371 0.01%
51 Entertainment One 2 $1,356,291 156,796 0.01%
52 FilmRise 13 $1,210,557 139,944 0.01%
53 Menemsha Entertainment 3 $1,193,751 138,004 0.01%
54 Cinema Libre 2 $1,192,765 137,891 0.01%
55 Rooster Teeth 1 $1,186,426 137,159 0.01%
56 Yari Film Group Releasing 1 $1,115,615 128,972 0.01%
57 GKIDS 6 $1,111,778 128,527 0.01%
58 Bleecker Street & Amazon Studios 1 $1,055,284 121,998 0.01%
59 Focus World 7 $939,461 108,604 0.01%
60 Reliance Entertainment 2 $917,535 106,072 0.01%
61 Gaatri Media 1 $897,876 103,800 0.01%
62 Smith Global Media 1 $889,328 102,812 0.01%
63 Independent Indian 1 $880,000 101,734 0.01%
64 Indican Pictures 22 $847,590 97,977 0.01%
65 Saban Films 2 $781,612 90,359 0.01%
66 Purdie Distribution 1 $744,046 86,016 0.01%
67 Strand 18 $729,403 84,314 0.01%
68 Cinelou Releasing 1 $685,780 79,280 0.01%
69 Gathr Films 5 $651,505 75,317 0.01%
70 Tugg 1 $575,258 66,503 0.01%
71 IMAX Films 2 $557,977 64,505 0.00%
72 Film Movement 13 $517,945 59,870 0.00%
73 JBG Pictures 1 $466,505 53,931 0.00%
74 Janus Films 6 $451,412 52,184 0.00%
75 ArtAffects 1 $419,952 48,549 0.00%
76 Starz Media 2 $383,801 44,369 0.00%
77 Self Distributed 3 $347,856 40,213 0.00%
78 Rialto Pictures 5 $345,222 39,908 0.00%
79 Viva Entertainment 1 $321,910 37,215 0.00%
80 Gravitas Ventures 6 $304,198 35,165 0.00%
81 Zeitgeist 7 $288,630 33,365 0.00%
82 Vitagraph Films 1 $285,930 33,055 0.00%
83 Stage 6 Films 1 $269,980 31,211 0.00%
84 Asymmetrical 1 $261,865 30,273 0.00%
85 Grasshopper Film 6 $252,078 29,138 0.00%
86 CanZion Films 3 $227,279 26,274 0.00%
87 Pure Flix / Samuel Goldwyn Films 1 $222,565 25,730 0.00%
88 First Run Features 16 $207,318 23,959 0.00%
89 Icarus Films 7 $189,623 21,919 0.00%
90 Paladin 4 $159,915 18,485 0.00%
91 Collective Eye 1 $145,001 16,763 0.00%
92 Starz Digital Media 1 $135,026 15,609 0.00%
93 Pan Media & Entertainment 1 $123,704 14,301 0.00%
94 Five & Two Pictures 2 $120,371 13,915 0.00%
95 Big World Pictures 2 $119,424 13,805 0.00%
96 Mongrel Media 4 $115,457 13,346 0.00%
97 Screen Media Films 3 $111,493 12,888 0.00%
98 Anchor Bay Entertainment 2 $109,944 12,710 0.00%
99 International Film Circuit 2 $109,147 12,617 0.00%
100 CBS Films 1 $108,974 12,598 0.00%
101 New Yorker 1 $105,764 12,227 0.00%
102 Submarine Deluxe 1 $104,844 12,120 0.00%
103 IFC Midnight 2 $98,250 11,358 0.00%
104 The Film Collaborative 4 $93,067 10,757 0.00%
105 Cleopatra Films 1 $82,703 9,561 0.00%
106 Shadow 1 $71,451 8,260 0.00%
107 Vanish Films 1 $71,195 8,230 0.00%
108 Alive Mind 1 $67,816 7,840 0.00%
109 Vanishing Angle Films 1 $60,438 6,987 0.00%
110 PBS Films 1 $57,635 6,663 0.00%
111 Distrib Films 6 $57,309 6,622 0.00%
112 Monterey Media 7 $55,373 6,399 0.00%
113 Dimension Pictures 1 $55,007 6,359 0.00%
114 MacGillivray Freeman Films 1 $53,171 6,146 0.00%
115 Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions 1 $51,701 5,976 0.00%
116 Vertical Entertainment 3 $44,893 5,188 0.00%
117 Hannover House 3 $44,245 5,113 0.00%
118 Life Sentence Films/m Tuckman Media 1 $44,230 5,113 0.00%
119 Samuel Goldwyn Films 4 $40,106 4,634 0.00%
120 Area 23a 1 $39,928 4,615 0.00%
121 International WOW 1 $36,386 4,206 0.00%
122 Monument Releasing 3 $36,003 4,161 0.00%
123 Richmond Media Entertainment 1 $29,245 3,380 0.00%
124 Electric Entertainment 1 $27,079 3,130 0.00%
125 25th Frame 1 $25,855 2,989 0.00%
126 Matson 1 $25,223 2,915 0.00%
127 Long Shot Factory 1 $22,271 2,574 0.00%
128 Lopert Pictures Corporation 1 $21,711 2,509 0.00%
129 Argot Pictures 1 $21,683 2,506 0.00%
130 CAVU Releasing 1 $19,600 2,265 0.00%
131 Rocky Mountain Pictures 1 $19,107 2,208 0.00%
132 Mondo Paradiso Films 1 $18,654 2,156 0.00%
133 Zipporah 1 $18,619 2,152 0.00%
134 WRA Productions LLC 1 $18,051 2,086 0.00%
135 Archstone Entertainment 1 $11,239 1,299 0.00%
136 Mirror Images Ltd 1 $10,104 1,168 0.00%
137 Gemelli Productions 1 $9,244 1,068 0.00%
138 Under the Milky Way 1 $9,117 1,053 0.00%
139 Red Dirt Pictures 1 $8,752 1,011 0.00%
140 Main Street 1 $8,556 989 0.00%
141 Dada Films 1 $7,732 893 0.00%
142 26 Aries 1 $7,500 867 0.00%
143 The Ciesla Foundation 1 $7,033 813 0.00%
144 JSenko Productions 1 $7,028 812 0.00%
145 Brainstorm Media 1 $6,896 797 0.00%
146 Parade Deck Films 1 $6,840 790 0.00%
147 Lightyear Entertainment 1 $5,711 660 0.00%
148 Driving With Our Eyes Shut 2 $5,380 621 0.00%
149 Corinth Films 1 $5,102 589 0.00%
150 Eammon Films 1 $4,000 462 0.00%
151 Uncork'd Entertainment 1 $3,755 434 0.00%
152 Industrial House Films 1 $3,330 384 0.00%
153 ArtMattan Productions 1 $2,760 319 0.00%
154 Gunnison Galaxy 1 $903 104 0.00%