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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2016

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Total Box Office Gross: $7,727,400,508
Tickets Sold: 916,654,592
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2016

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2016 GrossTickets Sold
1 Finding Dory Jun 17 Walt Disney Adventure PG $479,602,645 56,892,365
2 Captain America: Civil War May 6 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $407,826,164 48,377,955
3 The Jungle Book Apr 15 Walt Disney Adventure PG $363,545,049 43,125,154
4 Deadpool Feb 12 20th Century Fox Action R $363,070,709 43,068,886
5 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8 Universal Adventure PG $353,220,815 41,900,452
6 Zootopia Mar 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG $341,268,248 40,482,591
7 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $330,360,194 39,188,635
8 Suicide Squad Aug 5 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $282,882,627 33,556,658
9 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Dec 18 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $194,453,283 23,066,818
10 The Revenant Dec 25 20th Century Fox Adventure R $182,317,546 21,627,229
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Biggest Weekends of 2016

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 May 6, 2016 Captain America: Civil War $179,139,142 4,226 Walt Disney Action
2 Mar 25, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $166,007,347 4,242 Warner Bros. Action
3 Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory $135,060,273 4,305 Walt Disney Adventure
4 Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad $133,682,248 4,255 Warner Bros. Action
5 Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $132,434,639 3,558 20th Century Fox Action
6 Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 4,370 Universal Adventure
7 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
8 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 Walt Disney Adventure
10 Jun 24, 2016 Finding Dory $72,959,954 4,305 Walt Disney Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2016

RankDistributorMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 12 $2,015,763,908 239,117,894 26.09%
2 Warner Bros. 25 $1,295,806,868 153,713,735 16.77%
3 20th Century Fox 15 $1,113,713,439 132,113,094 14.41%
4 Universal 15 $1,011,014,804 119,930,575 13.08%
5 Sony Pictures 19 $601,957,593 71,406,585 7.79%
6 Paramount Pictures 12 $549,749,465 65,213,454 7.11%
7 Lionsgate 15 $326,050,882 38,677,441 4.22%
8 STX Entertainment 5 $161,395,986 19,145,428 2.09%
9 Focus Features 7 $126,940,538 15,058,185 1.64%
10 Open Road 5 $75,341,613 8,937,318 0.97%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2016

RankGenreMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 37 $2,884,754,341 342,200,970 37.33%
2 Action 38 $2,112,551,721 250,599,240 27.34%
3 Comedy 71 $1,139,095,046 135,123,930 14.74%
4 Drama 176 $659,519,486 78,234,721 8.53%
5 Thriller/Suspense 45 $476,748,652 56,553,791 6.17%
6 Horror 14 $226,360,656 26,851,791 2.93%
7 Romantic Comedy 23 $108,063,664 12,818,928 1.40%
8 Black Comedy 6 $48,370,932 5,737,949 0.63%
9 Documentary 110 $34,744,214 4,121,445 0.45%
10 Western 4 $26,689,221 3,165,979 0.35%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2016

RankMPAA RatingMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 90 $3,471,638,688 411,819,491 44.93%
2 PG 45 $2,316,227,197 274,760,027 29.97%
3 R 154 $2,209,318,840 262,078,073 28.59%
4 Not Rated 236 $51,611,549 6,122,247 0.67%
5 G 9 $8,792,733 1,043,025 0.11%
6 NC-17 1 $33,036 3,918 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2016

RankSource MaterialMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 263 $3,586,602,454 425,456,855 46.41%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 12 $1,634,037,705 193,836,021 21.15%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 67 $1,336,090,110 158,492,273 17.29%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 18 $235,489,972 27,934,745 3.05%
5 Based on Real Life Events 138 $192,499,169 22,834,947 2.49%
6 Remake 7 $187,084,279 22,192,674 2.42%
7 Based on TV 3 $173,729,099 20,608,432 2.25%
8 Based on Game 4 $163,682,038 19,416,610 2.12%
9 Based on Short Film 3 $94,394,966 11,197,503 1.22%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 3 $48,202,424 5,717,960 0.62%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2016

RankProduction MethodMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 500 $5,293,762,705 627,966,854 68.51%
2 Digital Animation 17 $1,608,989,355 190,864,683 20.82%
3 Animation/Live Action 10 $790,470,087 93,768,688 10.23%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $28,469,032 3,377,108 0.37%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,816,816 334,141 0.04%
6 Hand Animation 4 $999,956 118,618 0.01%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2016

RankCreative TypeMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 230 $1,695,587,096 201,137,144 21.94%
2 Kids Fiction 19 $1,652,678,006 196,047,204 21.39%
3 Super Hero 8 $1,625,375,946 192,808,532 21.03%
4 Fantasy 32 $963,095,322 114,246,165 12.46%
5 Science Fiction 26 $808,492,481 95,906,567 10.46%
6 Dramatization 49 $525,197,750 62,301,012 6.80%
7 Historical Fiction 58 $417,213,513 49,491,489 5.40%
8 Factual 107 $34,702,839 4,116,538 0.45%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $3,136,970 372,117 0.04%
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